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Uganda (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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[Alligator of River Semliki], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/17
Scope and Contents 85 x 82 mm. Showing Bell seated on the riverbank reading a newspaper with a crocodile behind him: 'After lunch I shot a croc through the head, and Gray and I took a 'faked photo' of it. We propped open its tremendous jaws and posed him so as to let it appear that he was creeping stealthily up towards me, who am seated on the grass, placidly reading a newspaper. It made me quite a realistic picture.' (Bell 1907, March 1).
Dates: 1907
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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Alligator on River Semliki [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/66
Scope and Contents Showing Bell seated on the riverbank reading a newspaper with a crocodile behind him: 'After lunch I shot a croc through the head, and Gray and I took a 'faked photo' of it. We propped open its tremendous jaws and posed him so as to let it appear that he was creeping stealthily up towards me, who am seated on the grass, placidly reading a newspaper. It made me quite a realistic picture.' (Bell 1907, March 1).
Dates: 1907
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 Mbarara], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/14
Scope and Contents 85 x 82 mm. Showing Bell being carried head high on a wooden stretcher by four white robed Africans, presumably servants of Kahaya.
Dates: 1907
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 Mbarara [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/37
Scope and Contents Showing Bell being carried head high on a wooden stretcher by four white robed Africans, presumably servants of Kahaya.
Dates: 1907
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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[Bell with lion cub], 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/36
Scope and Contents 102 x 77 mm. Showing Bell playing with one of his pet lion cubs in the garden of Government House, Entebbe.
Dates: 1908 - 1909
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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[F. Knowles. Self. King of Ankole 1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/ON3
Scope and Contents Showing Knowles, Bell and Kahaya seated amongst a group of retainers in front of a thatched house.
Dates: 1907
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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F. Knowles. Self. King of Ankole [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/47
Scope and Contents Showing Knowles, Bell and Kahaya seated amongst a group of retainers in front of a thatched house.
Dates: 1907
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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Forty winks, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/41
Scope and Contents 74 x 100 mm. A staged photograph showing Bell pretending to be asleep on the verandah of a bungalow with a large dead python posed as if approaching him up the steps.
Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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Futki, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/45
Scope and Contents 86 x 75 mm. Showing Bell standing beside the elephant Futki in the grounds of Government House.
Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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[Futki], 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/69
Scope and Contents 88 x 76 mm. Showing Bell seated in a howdah on Futki the elephant's back, with the mahout Shief Munshi seated on the animal's neck and the syce (groom) standing to one side. With Government House in the background.
Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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Futki, 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/33
Scope and Contents 86 x 78 mm. Showing Bell standing beside Futki in the grounds of Government House, Entebbe.
Dates: 1908 - 1909
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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Futki at Goverment House, 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/45
Scope and Contents 80 x 80 mm. Showing Bell seated in a howdah on Futki the elephant's back, with the mahout Shief Munshi seated on the animal's neck and the syce (groom) standing to one side. With Government House in the background.
Dates: 1906 - 1909
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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[Futki at Government House], 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/46
Scope and Contents 80 x 80 mm. Showing Bell seated in a howdah on Futki the elephant's back, with the mahout Shief Munshi seated on the animal's neck and the syce (groom) standing to one side. With Government House in the background.
Dates: 1906 - 1909
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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Garden Party, Government House [1909], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/13
Scope and Contents 199 x 148 mm. Showing a large group, with Bell in the centre, posed on the steps and verandah of Government House, Entebbe. The group presumably shows all the guests present at a garden party celebrating the presentation by Bell of a second Challenge Cup to the Entebbe Golf Club in January 1909. Figures identified in this group are: George Wilson, seated next to Bell; Frank Burton, at extreme right; Captain W.H. Nicholson, at centre of group in left foreground; Captain E.V. Jenkins, at...
Dates: 1909
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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Governor's return from leave : palm decorations on Pier, 1907-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/17
Scope and Contents 198 x 139 mm. Showing Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, accompanied by officials, walking beneath an arch of palms on Entebbe Pier on his return from sick leave in England, October 28 1907. From left to right the group comprises Captain Frank BURTON, the Governor's A.D.C.; Sir Henry Hesketh BELL; (later Sir) Alexander George BOYLE (1872-1943), Provincial Commissioner, Eastern Province 1905-1910; George WILSON and Captain Edward Vaughan JENKINS DSO (-1941), King's African Rifles. (possible arrival,...
Dates: 1907-10-28
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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Govt. House and Futki, 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/47
Scope and Contents 80 x 80 mm. Showing Bell seated in a howdah on Futki the elephant's back, with the mahout Shief Munshi seated on the animal's neck and the syce (groom) standing to one side. With Government House in the background.
Dates: 1906 - 1909
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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Group at Govt. [i.e. Government] House, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/9
Scope and Contents 192 x 140 mm. Showing a group of men and women gathered in front of Government House during an informal occasion. Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, the Governor, is seated on a step at the front of the group.
Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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[Hesketh Bell and lion cubs], 1909-01 - 1909-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/48
Scope and Contents 87 x 70 mm. Showing Bell seated on a verandah with his two pet lion cubs.
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-03
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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Hippos in small lake near Kikerongo, Mt. Ruwenzori [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/38
Scope and Contents Showing Bell and Frank Burton seated on the bodies of two dead hippopotamus on the shore of Lake Kikorongo. See Bell (1907), February 15.
Dates: 1907
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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[Kahaya. King of Ankole], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/12
Scope and Contents 81 x 80 mm. Showing Bell, dressed in full uniform, standing beside Kahaya, with servants and other members of the King's retinue in the background: 'We reached Mbarara, the principal town of Ankole, ... Kahaya, the King of Ankole, met me on the boundary of his territory and accompanied me to Mbarara. He is an enormous fellow. About 25 years of age, but very boyish looking. He is at least 6'6" in height and broader in proportion. Quite a young giant and he would make a great sensation if...
Dates: 1907
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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Kahaya, King of Ankole [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/35
Scope and Contents Showing Bell, dressed in full uniform, standing beside Kahaya, with servants and other members of the King's retinue in the background: 'We reached Mbarara, the principal town of Ankole, ... Kahaya, the King of Ankole, met me on the boundary of his territory and accompanied me to Mbarara. He is an enormous fellow. About 25 years of age, but very boyish looking. He is at least 6'6" in height and broader in proportion. Quite a young giant and he would make a great sensation if he were taken...
Dates: 1907
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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Kima, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/44
Scope and Contents 61 x 86 mm. A snapshot of Bell holding his pet monkey Kima.
Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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King of Buganda and self in motor car, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/31
Scope and Contents 87 x 87 mm. Showing Bell and the young Kabaka of Buganda Daudi Chwa seated in the back seat of the motor car, with an unidentified European in the front seat. Hesketh Bell records the arrival of the motor car in Uganda: '20th April [1908] ... some months ago I ordered from Home a motor car for my use and a motor lorry, and they have arrived. Both are of 'Albion' make. These are the first motor cars ever seen in Uganda and they are making a great sensation among the natives. They are run...
Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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[King of Buganda and self in motor car], 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/26
Scope and Contents 81 x 81 mm. Showing Bell and the young Kabaka of Buganda Daudi Chwa seated in the back seat of the motor car, with an unidentified European in the front seat. Hesketh Bell records the arrival of the motor car in Uganda: '20th April [1908] ... some months ago I ordered from Home a motor car for my use and a motor lorry, and they have arrived. Both are of 'Albion' make. These are the first motor cars ever seen in Uganda and they are making a great sensation among the natives. They are run...
Dates: 1908
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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Lion cubs at play, 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/92
Scope and Contents Showing Bell playing with his two pet lion cubs on the lawn of Government House, Entebbe.
Dates: 1906 - 1909
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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