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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1499 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[A young lady off to hoe her food plot], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/57
Scope and Contents

120 x 165 mm. Three quarter length portrait.

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 young lady off to hoe her food plot], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/58
Scope and Contents

120 x 165 mm. Three quarter length portrait.

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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A young mother drinks the milk prescribed to her by the doctor, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/413
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).
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A young Suk proud of his maize crop, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/373
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Beans are rgowing[sic] between the rows of maize, and provide a good soil cover'.

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

Abudi Sheik, 1905 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 25/36
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides. The collection includes slides by Miss Margaret Laing, who served in CMS hospitals in Ngora/Ongino and Kumi, Uganda, during 1929-48. Items 17-23 are by Laing and 24-28 are probably hers as well.

Dates: 1905 - 1948
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

A.C. Barnes collection on East Africa, Nigeria, and Fiji, 1914-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468CC
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs on 64 album sheets with 24 loose prints. 225 relate to British East Africa (Kenya), German East Africa (Tanganyika) and Uganda, 55 to Nigeria, 4 to the British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, 16 to Zanzibar and 35 to Fiji (including some duplicates).The album sheets appear to have come from five albums, as follows:A Light brown, 230 x 275 mm. (Plates 1-56 on nine sheets)B Dark grey, 220 x 268 mm. (Plates 57-134 on nineteen sheets)C Dark brown,...
Dates: 1914 - 1933
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

Adi fills her water pots, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/402
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'These are held in wicker containers for roping on to the camel saddles'. The location of this photograph is noted as Garba Tula in the typescript catalogue.

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).
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Administrative Building, Lamu, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468D/85
Scope and Contents

140 x 194 mm. A view showing the courtyard and entrance to the Lamu Administrative building.

Dates: 1905
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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Aerial view of Kilindini Harbour, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/3
Scope and Contents

245 x 185 mm. Similar view to the preceding print but showing a different section of the harbour in the foreground.

Dates: 1959
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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Aerial view of Kilindini Harbour, Apr. 1959, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/2
Scope and Contents

246 x 191 mm. View looking down on wharves, shipping and the railway terminal. The print shows deep water berths 1-10.

Dates: 1959
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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Aerial view of the Railway Training School, Nairobi, 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/19
Scope and Contents

244 x 185 mm. View looking down on class rooms and living quarters.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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

Africa, 1888 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)1
Scope and Contents

Captions for the lantern slides are those written on the slides themselves.

Dates: 1888 - 1891
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

Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1914 - 1950

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

A collection of captioned glass negatives illustrating the CMS's work.

Dates: 1914 - 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).
 File

[Africa (chiefly Kenya)], 1963 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 11
Scope and Contents

Loose prints.

Dates: 1963 - 1965
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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African farmers requiring for MANURE for their purchase it by the lorry load from the Local Native Council [sic], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/325
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).
 Fonds

African land utilisation and settlement, Kenya

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3046D
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints (originally 80 but lacking No. 75) measuring approximately 155 x 105 mm., with typewritten explanatory captions on the reverse. The collection, which illustrates the progress of land utilisation and betterment schemes in various districts of Kenya is identical, apart from minor variations, with the illustrations in the 'African Land Utilisation and Settlement Report 1962.'Photographs by the Aircraft Operating Company of Africa Limited, Johannesburg (Nos....
Dates: 1955
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).
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African peoples, 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/375-385
Scope and Contents

Commercial photographs depicting members of the Turkana, Masai and Nandi peoples.

Dates: 1949 - 1952
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

African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116
Scope and Contents

A diary describing a journey from London via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons and South Africa in four volumes, each of 50 pages.

Dates: 1935
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).
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African wildlife. Lake Nakuru - flamingoes' paradise, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Kenya/27
Scope and Contents

'Africa in Pictures' and '32' printed on the reverse.

Dates: 1960 - 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).
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Aga Khan School: Margaret Brown teaching deaf children, 1967 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/116
Scope and Contents

79 x 80 mm. glossy print with two copies and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1967 - 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).
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Aga Khan School: Margaret Brown teaching deaf children, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/117
Scope and Contents

79 x 80 mm. glossy print with copy and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1967
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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Agreement on Kenya Coastal Strip Signed in London, 1963-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/297
Scope and Contents

152 x 181 mm. Mr. Duncan Sandys (left), Secretary of State for the Colonies, and the Sultan of Zanzibar, His Highness Seyyid Jamshid bin Abdulla bin Khalifa, signing an agreement in London on the future of the Kenya Coastal Strip.

Dates: 1963-10
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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Agreement on Kenya Coastal Strip Signed in London, 1963-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/298
Scope and Contents

151 x 181 mm. The four signatories to an agreement on the future of the Kenya Coastal Strip are seen after the signing ceremony at Marlborough House, London. From left to right: Mr. Jomo Kenyatta, Prime Minister of Kenya; Mr. Duncan Sandys, Secretary of State for the Colonies; the Sultan of Zanzibar, His Highness Seyyid Jamshid bin Abdulla bin Khalifa; and the Prime Minister of Zanzibar, Sheikh Mohamed Shamte.

Dates: 1963-10
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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Agreement on Kenya Coastal Strip Signed in London, 1963-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/299
Scope and Contents

151 x 181 mm. Mr. Jomo Kenyatta (left), Prime Minister of Kenya, and Mr. Duncan Sandys, Secretary of State for the Colonies, signing an agreement in London on the future of the Kenya Coastal Strip. The agreement was also signed by the Sultan of Zanzibar, His Highness Seyyid Jamshid bin Abdulla bin Khalifa (right), and by the Prime Minister of Zanzibar, Sheikh Mohamed Shamte.

Dates: 1963-10
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).
 Fonds

Album of family photographs taken in Kenya 1934-1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3046G
Scope and Contents A small brown album containing photographs measuring 135 x 85 mm, plus four index prints. There are handwritten annotations in the album or on the reverse of the photographs. Subjects include scenes of Treetops (safari lodge) and big game, the Gerra River Nyeri, the wedding of St. John Shaw and Mary Roe, the family's bungalow and garden, Silver Jubilee celebrations at the Nyeri Club in 1935, children thatching with banana leaves, a holiday in Mombasa, views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Free Town,...
Dates: 1934 - 1936
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).

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