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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1499 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Approaching Kedowa, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/43
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm A duplicate of Y30468I/21.

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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Approaching the wells in a dry river bed near Garba Tulla [i.e. Garba Tula], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/395
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).
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Arap Kipkoske and a helper thatch the house he has built from the trees planted only five years ago, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/393
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'The African in this picture set is Arap Kipkoske, a member of the Kipsigis tribe of Kenya. He and his fellow tribesmen are benefitting from the advice and help given them by the Kenya Agricultural Department in developing their land and in trying new methods of production. In this case, the new idea was to plant quick-growing wattle trees, which would give fuel...
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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Arap Kipkoske gathers wattle seed ready for planting, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/388
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'The African in this picture set is Arap Kipkoske, a member of the Kipsigis tribe of Kenya. He and his fellow tribesmen are benefitting from the advice and help given them by the Kenya Agricultural Department in developing their land and in trying new methods of production. In this case, the new idea was to plant quick-growing wattle trees, which would give fuel...
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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Arap Kipkoske tending his young trees, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/390
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'The African in this picture set is Arap Kipkoske, a member of the Kipsigis tribe of Kenya. He and his fellow tribesmen are benefitting from the advice and help given them by the Kenya Agricultural Department in developing their land and in trying new methods of production. In this case, the new idea was to plant quick-growing wattle trees, which would give fuel...
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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Archbishop and Mrs Fisher at St. Paul’s United Theological College near Limura, with Peter Kariuki, cousin of Bishop Kariuki, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/2/23
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1955
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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Archbishop at St. Paul’s United Theological College near Limura, talking to Rev. Samuel Mukoro, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/2/22
Scope and Contents

202 x 153 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1955
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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Archbishop Makarios baptising Kenyan children, 1970-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/7
Scope and Contents

Photograph taken during Archbishop Makarios' visit to Kenya.

Dates: 1970-01
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.R.H. Mann Collection, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N
Scope and Contents Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
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).
 Fonds

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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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A.S. Rogers and the Liwali of Lamu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/73
Scope and Contents

122 x 174 mm. A view showing A.S. Rogers and an Arab, possibly the Liwals of Lamu (see Y30468A/45-46), seated on the ground with a soldier standing behind them.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A.S. Rogers, British Residency Pier, Lamu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/77
Scope and Contents

122 x 174 mm. A view showing A.S. Rogers and an unidentified figure seated on a bench at the end of a pier, probably at Lamu.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A.S. Rogers’ Residence, Witu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/74
Scope and Contents

173 x 119 mm. A view looking across a courtyard towards a bungalow on the verandah of which stands an unidentified figure, possibly A.S. Rogers.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Asian shops and residences in Mombasa, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/23
Scope and Contents

140 x 150 mm. Showing people in a busy street.

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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Asian social welfare in Kenya, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/53
Scope and Contents

151 x 107 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'Asian Girl Guide units are well established throughout Kenya, and the movement is particularly strong in Nairobi. The Girl Guide Movement is divided between Europeans, Asians, and Africans for linguistic, not racial purposes. The Guides of all races meet together regularly for all kinds of Guide work. This picture shows Brownies (the Junior movement) receiving instruction on knot making'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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At Bishop's Court, Mombasa, 1901 or 1902 (same place as wedding reception of T.B.R. and Mrs Westgate given by Mrs Peel), 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/2
Scope and Contents

161 x 118 mm. Group portrait of missionary women and African (? servants). Identified on the reverse are: Mrs Pickthall, Mrs W.C. Peel, Miss Brewer, (?)Mrs English, (?)Miss Gedge, Miss Austin (?Agnes) English, Henrietta Westgate, Mrs Burns, Kathleen Crawford, Agneta Peel.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
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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At M'Kunumbi [i.e. Mkunumbi] the cattle sleep upstairs, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/36
Scope and Contents

A view showing a wooden construction, on stilts, with a ramp leading up to it. A number of animals can be seen within the construction.

Dates: 1934
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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At the wells. Jelo pours the water into the natural drinking trough, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/401
Scope and Contents

Showing a group of Borans at the wells. 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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Attempt at doing view from our tent door, Railhead Camp, 1900-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/28
Scope and Contents

'Pouring rain. Cook's shelter under corrugated pent-house.'

Dates: 1900-02-27
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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Augering; the instrument is the starter of a Banker drill, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/19
Scope and Contents

40 x 65 mm.

Dates: 1934
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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‘B. Jacksoni’, Turquell, 1890-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/50
Scope and Contents

152 x 108 mm. (modern print from RGS negative). Showing a recently shot antelope. See Gedge diary for 7th January 1890.

Dates: 1890-01-07
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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Back view of our tents, 1900-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/27
Scope and Contents

'Attempt at sketching terminus of Uganda railway and our four tents.' The watercolour shows railway sheds and trucks, and identifies which missionaries slept in the individual tents.

Dates: 1900-02-26
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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[Bamboo Forest - Mau Summit], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/25
Scope and Contents

87 x 137 mm.

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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Bamboo Forest - Mau Summit (9000 feet), 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/60
Scope and Contents

98 x 139 mm.

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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Bamboo Forest, Mt Elgon, 1890-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)1/28
Scope and Contents

Showing tall bamboo groves in the forest near Mt Elgon. A print of this picture is not included in the original RCS collection and the Royal Geographical Society possesses a print but no negative.

Dates: 1890-02-22
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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