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Nigeria (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1836 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

3 1/4 lbs. ‘Prem’ successfully reared by clinic methods, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/38
Scope and Contents From the File:

Coloured slides, 50 x 50 mm, mostly Kodak, originally stored in a carrying case. They relate to nursing in Nigeria and Ghana.

Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
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4 nurses outside Lokoja Hospital, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043KK/7
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A corner of the dormitory used by the boys, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/93
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Each boy is issued with blankets and a mosquito net'.

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'A' Coy, 1 S.N.R. at musketry, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/35
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a row of African soldiers on the parade ground, probably at Okigwi, with rifles held in the firing position.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A 'Fulani' stock bull at the Department of Agriculture stock farm and experiment station at Shika, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/31
Scope and Contents

205 x 155 mm. Detailed view of a bull. Shika is near Zaria in Northern Nigeria.

Dates: 1933 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A halt for breakfast in a native market place, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/46
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. A dark print showing soldiers seated in a clearing beneath the shade of overhanging trees, with crates of rations and baggage in the foreground.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A halt for the night, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.

The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. A few additions, including the identification of individuals from Blue Books and Staff Lists, have been made.

Dates: 1928 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A halt on the march, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/58
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing porters resting on a woodland track.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A hammock team, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/66
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a canvas hammock with awning, carried by four African soldiers.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A homestead at Kano, Northern Nigeria, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/33
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm. The caption continues: 'Note groundnut haulms stored in the trees for cattle fodder in the dry season.'

Dates: 1933 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Kopje (a weathered inselberg) showing weathered joints and faults, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/20
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. View of a Kopje, in this case a granite or rock formation, on an otherwise smooth plain.

Dates: 1933 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Korama Hunter, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/6
Scope and Contents

112 x 155 mm. Showing a hunter posed beside a village hut, holding his bow and with a leather basket slung over one shoulder. In the background a small circular thatched granary can be seen.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Korama hunter showing position of hands and method of using ring, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/8
Scope and Contents

113 x 159 mm. A close-up view of a hunter using his bow and showing clearly the position of the hands and the leather (?and iron) ring attachment tied to the bowstring in order to facilitate drawing.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Korama hunter using bow with poisoned arrows, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/7
Scope and Contents

115 x 159 mm. Showing a Korama hunter posed in the act of drawing his bow.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Korama pagan, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/9
Scope and Contents

114 x 159 mm. A full-length profile portrait of a Korama youth standing in a field. The boy is wearing a ragged cloth tunic and has his hair shaved close at the front and arranged in long strands behind.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Korama Village, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/1
Scope and Contents

160 x 114 mm. A view looking down on a small Korama village, with ploughed earth in the foreground. The print shows clearly the layout of the village as described by Meek (Meek 1931, p.177). The huts are circular, of mud, and with thatched roofs, and are grouped around a central compound. At the side of the village nearest the camera is a large family granary, a mud building about ten feet high raised on bricks to keep out damp.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

A Korama water carrier, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/2
Scope and Contents

112 x 158 mm. Showing a Korama woman with a circular waterpot resting on a woven cushion on her head.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A lecture on the use of steam engine to students at the Higher College, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/90
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). Each has the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'Nigeria has in hand development plans involving the expenditure of £40,000,000 during the next 11 years. It is essential that the government should have at its disposal first class doctors, engineers, surveyors, agriculture, forestry and voluntary officers and teachers - and, that so many as possible should be Africans. The work of the 13-year-old Higher...
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

A load of plantains, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/60
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.

The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. A few additions, including the identification of individuals from Blue Books and Staff Lists, have been made.

Dates: 1928 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

A manatee, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/6
Scope and Contents

73 x 103 mm. Showing the seal-like body of a recently captured manatee on the bank of the Niger, with Bell standing in the background.

Dates: 1911 - 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A mass literacy class for children in the experimental education scheme at Udi, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/66
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The children are being taught as a first stage to write in the sand'.

Dates: 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Mohammedan student in the library of the Higher College, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/76
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Abu Mawashi, whose home is at Kat Katsima in the Northern Provinces. He is taking the pre-medical course. After 1½ years at the College he hopes to be admitted to the Medical School of Nigeria, where he will do another five years training. If he graduates successfully he may then either obtain an appointment as an Assistant Medical Officer or launch out in private practice'.

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A native band, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/61
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a group of African musicians, with spectators in the background. Probably at the Accession Proclamation 1910.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A native headman, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/52
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing an elderly African standing in front of the military quarters under construction at Ogoja.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

A palaver at Okposi, yams in foreground, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/10
Scope and Contents

109 x 62 mm. Showing a large group of Africans seated in an open space in front of thatched huts, with piles of yams bound in bundles in the foreground.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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