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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1499 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Buture Girls’ High School: Miss Woods teaching geography, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/12
Scope and Contents

101 x 104 mm. glossy print and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1962
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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Buture Girls’ High School: Mrs Jane Mohney in the kitchen, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/6
Scope and Contents

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

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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Buture Girls’ High School: Rev. George Mitchell paying school workers, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/17
Scope and Contents

101 x 104 mm. glossy print with 143 x 139 mm. copy and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1962
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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Buture Girls’ High School: Susan Mohney with microphone, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/5
Scope and Contents

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

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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Buture Girls’ High School: the Chaplain Rev. George Mitchell’s Bible Study, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/16
Scope and Contents

101 x 104 mm. glossy print with 143 x 139 mm. copy and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1962
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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Cabbages and carrots in Kikuyuland, Kenya being grown for dehydration and issue to the services, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/349
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'One doesn't associate the middle of Africa with green peas, asparagus and new potatoes, but in the highlands of Kenya most English vegetables grow as well as they do at home. This was a useful factor in wartime when vegetables were urgently needed for thousands of troops in both the East Africa Command and the Middle East. Previously, potatoes had been the only...
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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Cabbages awaiting processing and dehydration, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/358
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of Official photographs (Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'One doesn't associate the middle of Africa with green peas, asparagus and new potatoes, but in the highlands of Kenya most English vegetables grow as well as they do at home. This was a useful factor in wartime when vegetables were urgently needed for thousands of troops in both the East Africa Command and the Middle East. Previously, potatoes had been the only...
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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Caboose, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469L/1/13
Scope and Contents

120 x 155 mm. View of Suman looking out the window of a caboose door. The caboose offered accommodation for the two crews which manned the long distance trains. One crew worked while the other rested. The cabooses were divided into three sections for drivers, firemen and guards.

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).
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Calamity Bend, Kibiri railway, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/43
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).
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Calamity Bend, log shoot, Kibiri railway, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/44
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).
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Calling out communal labour for soil conservation work, Nyanza Province, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/42
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. Showing a man playing a drum which is carried on another mans back (suspended by a strap across his forehead).

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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Camel Caravan. Kavirondo 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/71
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).
 Fonds

Camera studies: Kenya 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3046C
Scope and Contents Album purchased from a bookseller. It is a green album with 'Camera studies' on the front cover, published by Johnsons of London, and provides interest as a record of European social life in Kenya, and numbers 20, 23-26 and 29 provide a clear and detailed picture of a white settler's sitting room. There are three gaps in the album, and though there are three loose prints (46-48) their subjects do not correspond with the captions of those missing. Inside the cover is written 'L.E. Grundy...
Dates: 1919
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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[Camp near Laikipia Escarpment?], 1902-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/102
Scope and Contents

154 x 107 mm. A view looking across lightly wooded grassland towards distant ridges. A group of porters are seated in the foreground with a tent pitched among trees further off.

Dates: 1902-10-27
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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Camp near Mau River, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/77
Scope and Contents

Showing a row of tents and cars.

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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Camp of Indian Detachment , Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/1
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).
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Camp of Indian Detachment, Mumias 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/7
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).
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Camp on the Angolul River, Turquell, 1890-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/58
Scope and Contents

155 x 113 mm. A view looking along the river (narrow and meandering at this point) with the expedition’s tents visible in the background and wooded hills beyond.

Dates: 1890-01
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).
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Camp outside forest of Kikuyu, 1889-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)1/6
Scope and Contents Duplicate of Y30468K/7. A view looking across grassland towards the camp with the edge of the Kikuyu Forest beyond. The photograph gives a good idea of the layout of an expedition camp with tents arranged inside a cleared circle protected by a thorn zariba. Gedge briefly mentions photographing the camp: ‘Went out about 12 and took a couple of photos of the camp.’ Gedge’s description of the camp (Camp V ‘just inside forest by a small stream of v. good water’) does not entirely tally with the...
Dates: 1889-08-12
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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Camp outside Kikuyu Forest, 1889-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/7
Scope and Contents 155 x 113 mm. A view looking across grassland towards the camp with the edge of the Kikuyu Forest beyond. The photograph gives a good idea of the layout of an expedition camp with tents arranged inside a cleared circle protected by a thorn zariba. Gedge briefly mentions photographing the camp: ‘Went out about 12 and took a couple of photos of the camp.’ Gedge’s description of the camp (Camp V ‘just inside forest by a small stream of v. good water’) does not entirely tally with the...
Dates: 1889-08-12
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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Camp scene in Mau Forest Trying to get things dried up a bit, 1889-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/23
Scope and Contents

155 x 113 mm. Showing a group of porters in the foreground with a clothes line strung from a tent beyond. On September 30th Gedge had referred to ‘rain and thunder in the afternoon again, v. heavily, everything drenched again’ and on October 1st he writes ‘Remained quietly in camp for rest of the day. Took a photo in the afternoon.’ This is presumably the picture referred to as no other camp photographs from this period survive.

Dates: 1889-10-01
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).
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Canon and Mrs Burns, Limuru, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/272
Scope and Contents

79 x 135 mm. Full length portrait of the canon and his wife standing in a garden. C. 1930s.

Dates: 1930 - 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).
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Canon and Mrs S.H. Wingfield Digby and others outside church, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 27/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions from K.H. Buxton, who is probably Kathleen Hannah Buxton (1905-1999), daughter of Reverend Leonard Buxton, the Vicar of North Mimms, Hertfordshire.

Dates: 1937
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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Canon Butcher hands the Bible to the Rev. E. Gacanja, Vicar of St. Stephen’s, Nairobi, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/1/6
Scope and Contents

154 x 110 mm. matt print.

Dates: 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).
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Canon H.J.E. Butcher addressing the congregation at Thanksgiving Service in St. Stephen’s Church, Nairobi, 21 Sept. 1952, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/1/3
Scope and Contents

154 x 110 mm. matt print.

Dates: 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).

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