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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1499 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Series

[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-434
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.

Dates: 1946 - 1991
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).
 Series

[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations.

Dates: 1946 - 1986
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

Communal water tap, Naro Moru, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/171
Scope and Contents

117 x 80 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

Dates: 1969
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).
 Fonds

Communications in East Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M
Scope and Contents

Collection of loose prints, 240 x 195 mm., showing various aspects of transport and communications, taken by staff photographers. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: 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

Completed Officers Quarters. Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/94
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 captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
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

Compost heap, 1948 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/10
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. Showing piles of compost with a tall crop behind.

Dates: 1948 - 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

Congregation outside Kisii Church, 30 July 1961, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/85
Scope and Contents

157 x 115 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1961
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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Congregation outside new Church on Opening Day, Kabete, 3 Apr. 1961, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/62
Scope and Contents

116 x 78 mm. glossy coloured print.

Dates: 1963
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

Consecration of the Church of Christ the Healer, with the congregation outside, 1 Feb. 1963, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/46
Scope and Contents

152 x 109 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1963
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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Consecration service in the Church of Christ the Healer, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/47
Scope and Contents

109 x 152 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1963
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

Constructing contour ridges at the Kapenguria school farm to prevent soil erosion, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/364
Scope and Contents

Showing labourers at work.

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

Contrasts in Kenya: Nairobi and the Highlands. The Times, Tuesday, Oct 2, 1928, 1924 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178/3
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook with a newspaper cutting showing Government House, Nairobi, pasted on the front cover. The book contains newspaper cuttings, two loose letters (from Misso wa Rapeshemwa 14 July 1924 and Nguyo s/o Kimaru 1 May 1929) and a telegram to Arnold Paice.

Dates: 1924 - 1930
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

Coryndon Museum Fete, 1950-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/121-28
Scope and Contents

Views of the ceremony.

Dates: 1950-05
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

Cotton in Nyanza, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/13
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing cotton being weighed. The caption continues: 'An agricultural instructor at a buying post. Scales and weights and measures are checked regularly whilst a careful watch is kept to maintain standards,'

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).
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Cotton in Nyanza, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/14
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a long line of women and children carrying baskets of cotton on their heads. The caption continues: 'Women and children converging upon a buying post to sell their cotton by weight.'

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

Cotton in Nyanza, 1948 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/3
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. Showing a line of women carrying baskets on their heads. The caption continues 'Off to market with baskets of seed cotton.'

Dates: 1948 - 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

Cotton in Nyanza (A), 1948 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/1
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing people working in a cotton field. The caption continues: 'One of a number of experimental plots in which new varieties of cotton are tested for yield, resistance to disease, and other qualities, in areas typical of African production.'

Dates: 1948 - 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).
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Cotton in Nyanza (B), 1948 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/1/2
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing people working in a cotton field. The caption continues: 'The same experimental plot some four months later. Observations are being taken on flower and boll production. The produce from each variety is harvested and kept separately pending the final weighing and analysis for quality.

Dates: 1948 - 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).
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[Countryside], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/147
Scope and Contents

75 x 49 mm. Possibly in Kenya.

Dates: 1928
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

[Countryside], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/149
Scope and Contents

73 x 50 mm. Possibly in Kenya.

Dates: 1928
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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Cow buffalo shot by E.G., Turquell, 1890-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/60
Scope and Contents

155 x 113 mm. Showing the dead cow buffalo lying on its side. Gedge’s diary for the day records photographing the animal: 'a herd of buffalo crossed my path about 50 yds off; let drive the 8 bore and knocked a cow which went a short distance and then fell dead on her knees. Photographed her as she lay . . . '

Dates: 1890-01-20
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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Cow Hippo; shot by E.G.R. Mzoia, Kavirondo, 1889-11-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/35
Scope and Contents

152 x 108 mm. Modern print from RGS negative. Showing the dead hippopotamus on the bank of the river.

Dates: 1889-11-02
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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Cutting a line through the break; Forest Edge Prospect, 1934-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/1
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).
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Cutting approach to Morandot River, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/20
Scope and Contents

206 x 152 mm. A duplicate of Y30468J/16.

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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