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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1435 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

1st stage of removing the rock, 1934-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/2
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1934-10
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

2nd house, Kibiri, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/46
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1935
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

24 Class 'Mikado' engine, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469L/1/10
Scope and Contents

180 x 195 mm. View of the locomotive from the right front with Suman standing to the side. This engine was the work horse of the East African Railways and Harbours, largely employed picking up loaded wagons of farmers' produce from railway sidings.

Dates: 1952 - 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).
 Item

A bit of the coast at Kilindini Harbour, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/10
Scope and Contents

200 x 156 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/20.

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 Boran camel 'Safari' on the way to the wells in Kenya's Northern Province, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/394
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'Though Kenya is more usually associated with the green pastures, cool glades and ice-cold streams of its lovely highlands, the Northern Frontier Province has all the ingredients of the desert.The scattered nomad population of wandering Hamites move from one grazing ground to another with their precious flocks and herds. Miles of low thorn bush are empty save...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
 Sub-sub-class

A Bridge of Creepers over River near Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/107-09
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are neatly captioned. However, it appears likely that this...
Dates: 1899
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 busy vegetable buying centre in Kikuyu country, Kenya, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/347
Scope and Contents

Showing farmers with sacks of cabbages at the vegetable buying centre. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Cabbages are being bought today'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
 File

A. da Costa Veiga, ‘Relacao das Plantas da India Oriental’, 1936, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
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 donkey team, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/169
Scope and Contents

145 x 110 mm. Showing two men driving a team of six pairs of donkeys, pulling a laden cart.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 dowh on the lake, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/56
Scope and Contents

55 x 82 mm.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 Garden Path at Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are neatly captioned. However, it appears likely that this...
Dates: 1899
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 general view of the manure dumps at the buying centre, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/323
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'At first when African farmers saw European devoting time and labour to manuring their lands they regarded it as another instance of white man's folly. But they began to notice that the white men's fields grew more and better produce and for years the Agricultural Officers of the Government patiently explained to the Africans how the land must be fed...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 Giriama house, with Dr Milton-Thompson, Dr and Mrs Chase and Mr Jesse Hillman, 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/98
Scope and Contents

133 x 82 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1957
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 Group of Wa-Kavirondo. April 1899, 1899-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/92
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are neatly captioned. However, it appears likely that this...
Dates: 1899-04
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 gully formed as a result of burning the catchment area of a small stream, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/361
Scope and Contents

The typescript catalogue identifies the location as 'West Suk'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
 Sub-Series

A health visitor in Africa, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/408-418
Scope and Contents A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'For ten years Sister Smith, qualified nurse and health visitor trained at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, has made the journey every morning from her home at Muthaiga on the outskirts of Nairobi Makongeni six miles out on the plain. Sister Smith sees the ante-natal cases in the morning of whom there may be twenty or more. She has a chat with them about...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 hunting party of natives setting off; you can see the Forest Edge; this is on the Kibiri-Kimingine Rd, 1934-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/9
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1934-10
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 Kavirondo Boy with face painted White. Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/90
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are neatly captioned. However, it appears likely that this...
Dates: 1899
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 Kavirondo Masher. 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/60
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are neatly captioned. However, it appears likely that this...
Dates: 1899
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 Kenya Stream, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/188
Scope and Contents

90 x 90 mm. General view of a stream.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 Kikiu village, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/180
Scope and Contents

145 x 95 mm. Showing four circular huts beside the road.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 Kopje (a weathered inselberg) showing weathered joints and faults], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/27
Scope and Contents

115 x 135 mm. View of a Kopje, in this case a granite or rock formation.

Dates: 1933 - 1950
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 little na[t]ive girl drinks the pot of milk provided for her at the clinic, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/418
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'For ten years Sister Smith, qualified nurse and health visitor trained at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, has made the journey every morning from her home at Muthaiga on the outskirts of Nairobi Makongeni six miles out on the plain. Sister Smith sees the ante-natal cases in the morning of whom there may be twenty or more. She has a chat with them about...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 Marsai girl, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/186
Scope and Contents

50 x 115 mm. Showing a young girl wearing dark robes.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 narrow squeak, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/33
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. A duplicate of Y30468I/11.

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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