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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1499 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Waterfall on the Londiani River, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/34
Scope and Contents

156 x 201 mm. A duplicate of Y30468I/13.

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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Waterfront at Lamu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/15
Scope and Contents

118 x 168 mm. A view looking along the beach at Lamu towards the British Residency, above which the Zanzibar flag is flying.

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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Waterfront at Lamu, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/20
Scope and Contents

166 x 118 mm. A view looking along the Lamu waterfront after the departure of the ceremonial launch seen in Y30468A/19.

Dates: 1901
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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Waterfront at Lamu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/64
Scope and Contents

169 x 121 mm. A view looking along a waterfront, probably at Lamu, and showing a cluster of thatched huts with more substantial buildings in the background.

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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Weaving in North Nyanza district, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/43
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a woman sat at a loom. The caption continues: 'Much attention is being devoted to the development of spinning and weaving as a home industry.'

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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Wedding of Mr and Mrs Laight, Mombasa 1902, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/3
Scope and Contents 160 x 113 mm. Mounted on card. Group portrait of missionaries and their wives, posed on the steps leading up to the verandah of an unidentified house. Brandon Laight and his bride Margaret (nee Critchley), who were married on 8 April 1902, are seated in the front row. Other figures identified on the reverse are: Mr Burt, Miss Higginbotham, T.B.R. Westgate, Miss Brewer, Mr Burns, Mrs Burt, Bishop Peel, Mrs Peel, Mr Bailey, Miss Locket, Henrietta Westgate, Mr and Mrs Laight, Eddie...
Dates: 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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Wedding of Mr Briggs and Berthe Attlee, at the Cathedral, Mombasa, 30 September 1904, 1904-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/7
Scope and Contents

141 x 96 mm. Group portrait of the wedding couple and other Europeans. Identified on the reverse are: Revd. K. Binns, Mr Wright, Bishop Peel, Mr Hamshere.

Dates: 1904-09-30
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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'Whats the news?['] A Police camel section visit a Boran encampment during a patrol, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/406
Scope and Contents

Showing the camel patrol entering the settlement of circular thatched huts.

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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Wheat did well in the cooler parts of the District, Mr Chaundy standing by a stook, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/376
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse have been recorded as found. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72...
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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‘William Mackinnon’ slip-way, 1900, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/20
Scope and Contents

202 x 115 mm. Showing the slip-way, a wooden track resting on stone bedding, entering Lake Victoria at Port Florence [Kisumu]. Photograph by Benjamin Whitehouse

Dates: 1977
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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Witu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/30
Scope and Contents

204 x 141 mm. A view looking across an open square towards a flagpole and long thatched buildings. The building at the right (in front of which stands an armed soldier) is probably a barracks.

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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Witu, 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/31
Scope and Contents

201 x 140 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced street towards a well, with thatched houses at the left of the print.

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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Woman who took refuge in Kahuhia Mission after maltreatment by Mau Mau, 1952 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/63a
Scope and Contents

153 x 98 mm. glossy print with 111 x 150 mm. copy.

Dates: 1952 - 1960
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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Women at Kisii festival, 1933 - 1950

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

210 x 160 mm. Showing a group of women each wearing a headdress. There are many spectators in the background.

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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[Women dancing at Kisii festival], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/12
Scope and Contents

200 x 145 mm. Showing women with sticks dancing, probably at Kisii festival.

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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[Women dancing at Kisii festival], 1933 - 1950

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

200 x 145 mm. Showing women dancing, probably at Kisii festival.

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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Women wear beaded aprons of goatskin, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/140
Scope and Contents

A full-length photograph of a Turkana woman.

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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Wrestlers, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/19
Scope and Contents

150 x 205 mm. Showing two men wrestling. There is a very large crowd of spectators some distance away.

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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[Wrestlers], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/20
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. Showing two men wrestling. There is a very large crowd of spectators some distance away.

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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[Wrestlers], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/21
Scope and Contents

160 x 120 mm. Showing two men wrestling. There is a very large crowd of spectators some distance away.

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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[Young girl], 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/181
Scope and Contents

30 x 55 mm. Showing a young girl wearing many necklaces and arm and leg bands.

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).
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Young man playing guitar, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/122
Scope and Contents

138 x 210 mm. glossy print with copy.

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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Young Suk taking planting material from a demonstration plot for planting in their own fields, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/380
Scope and Contents

An ink annotation on the reverse reads 'Return to E.O. Horne. Rag. Gathampton. Yeovil. Somerset. England'.

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

Your obedient servants, 1895-1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 173
Scope and Contents

An unpublished account of the role of the early district officer in Kenya and the problems inherent in implementing policy, with illustrations and maps, 501 pages. There is a five-page survey of sources, but only limited source references. The book was written with the financial support of the Department of Technical Cooperation, which enabled Cashmore to spend two years on research and writing, one of which was spent in Kenya. The volume is dated at the front October 1964.

Dates: 1964
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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