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Uganda (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1961 Collections and/or Records:

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A fine crop of high-content nicotine tobacco (Used for the manufacture of cattle dip, insecticide, etc), 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/294
Scope and Contents Showing an African standing in a field of tobacco.
Dates: 1945
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 forest road, Kigezi, Uganda, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/27
Scope and Contents '144-21-11' printed in bottom right corner.
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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A forest road, Kigezi, Uganda, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/28
Scope and Contents '144-21-11' printed in bottom right corner.
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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A funeral, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/25
Scope and Contents 110 x 80 mm. Showing a procession of women following a body carried on a stretcher.
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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A Government tobacco nursery, Kabale, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/295
Scope and Contents General view of the nursery, showing Africans tending the young plants, which are protected from the heat of the sun by mats of sticks laid over the beds. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads '(Picture issued: 1945) 500/31'.
Dates: 1945
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 group of dancers [at the canoe regatta], 1955-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045W/42
Scope and Contents 55 x 50 mm.
Dates: 1955-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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 group of Inselbergs - Karamoja, Uganda, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/10/1/21
Scope and Contents From the File: 35 mm slides. Images of Owen Falls Dam in Uganda, hill farming, tea picking and general landscape views.
Dates: 1933 - 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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A Halt, Uganda (n.d.), 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/279
Scope and Contents 82 x 58 mm. A view showing expedition porters resting by the roadside.
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).
 File

'A history of Ankole', 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/2/1
Scope and Contents Complete annotated draft of Gray's unpublished history (120 sheets).
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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A Kampala Indian's upholstery shop, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/7
Scope and Contents 210 x 160 mm.
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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A Labwor, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/252
Scope and Contents The caption below the photograph continues: '[obscured] ...at Keru. [obscured] ...make the most beautiful [obscured]... spears in Africa [? obscured] ... only a stone...[obscured]'
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 Labwor boy, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/237
Scope and Contents Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph continues: 'He has probably had a piece [sic] of ear cut off as a punishment for loosing a head of cattle he has been herding. This is only supposition'.
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 Labwor man carries a message in a split stick inserted into the vent hole of his chignon, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/243
Scope and Contents The caption to the right of the photograph continues: '...his hands must be absolutely free in case he has occasion to use his spears. Note the disc shaped knife on his wrist. This is called - Abul'.
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 Labwor man carries a message in a split stick inserted into the vent hole of his chignon, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/244
Scope and Contents The caption to the right of the photograph continues: '...his hands must be absolutely free in case he has occasion to use his spears. Note the disc shaped knife on his wrist. This is called - Abul'.
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 leather cumiband, with a metal fringe called Alau, which is sometimes worn by the Labwor men, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/246
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a Leica...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 leather cumiband, with a metal fringe called Alau, which is sometimes worn by the Labwor men, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/248
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a Leica...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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 lesson in pruning Robusta coffee, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/1/1/5
Scope and Contents 180 x 240 mm. Showing two men bent over a bush in the crop botany garden, Kababanyolo (sic).
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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A load of ladies off to Kampala, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/9
Scope and Contents 85 x 85 mm. Showing a group of women in the back of one of the Government lorries introduced into Uganda by Bell in 1908. The group is presumably being carried from Entebbe to Kampala for the exhibition.
Dates: 1908-11
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 Muhima girl of marriageable age. Hat worn always to hide face, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045S/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of 18 glass slides and 38 photographs. The slides were used by Hogbin to illustrate talks on her work when on furlough (leave of absence), and their captions were provided by her niece.
Dates: 1931
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 party of progressive North Nyanza farmers with Agricultural instructors, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/92
Scope and Contents 210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Touring the eastern province of Uganda to see farming improvements there.'
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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A pen of porkers in the fattening unit, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/1/1/7
Scope and Contents 180 x 240 mm. Showing a man in a pen with five pigs, identified on the reverse as 'Wessex X middle white'. The caption continues: 'The whole pig unit of sixteen sows, two boars and a (illegible word) of 250 porkers a year, is managed by Mr. Wekesa shown in the picture.
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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A powerful Mugogo chief wearing the Government cap, the symbol of his authority, 1902 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/65
Scope and Contents Head and shoulders full face portrait. This man is also identified in a later caption as Chief Lenjima, but it is certainly not the same man as seen in Y30469F/64.
Dates: 1902 - 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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A scene at Rabai, 1902, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/75
Scope and Contents 120 x 95 mm. View of the open area in the centre of a village, with trees and huts in the background.
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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A science class, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/276
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Makerere was opened by the Government as a technical school in 1922, and two years later a class for training medical assistants was added. In 1926 responsibility for technical training transferred from Makerere to the Kampala Training College and Makerere became a general training college. A commission of inquiry into education in East Africa recommended in 1937 that steps should be taken to transform Makerere into a college of higher education and in 1950 Makerere became a university...
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 science class doing an examination paper, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/275
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Makerere was opened by the Government as a technical school in 1922, and two years later a class for training medical assistants was added. In 1926 responsibility for technical training transferred from Makerere to the Kampala Training College and Makerere became a general training college. A commission of inquiry into education in East Africa recommended in 1937 that steps should be taken to transform Makerere into a college of higher education and in 1950 Makerere became a university...
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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