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Zambia (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 412 Collections and/or Records:

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A District Messenger on tour in Northern Rhodesia with a District Officer

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/13
Scope and Contents

Seen here issuing "meal" (cassava) to carriers engaged to carry the loads.

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 3 bedroom house at Chingola, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/23
Scope and Contents

Photograph taken in the dry season.

Dates: 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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A holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/7a
Scope and Contents

'A holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon between Barotseland and Northern Rhodesia Aug 23rd to Sept 1st 1936.'

Dates: 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 holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/7b
Scope and Contents

'A holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon between Barotseland and Northern Rhodesia Aug 23rd to Sept 1st 1936.'

Dates: 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 Kasompe hawker finds customers interested in second hand clothing purchased in the Belgian Congo and renovated at Kasompe, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe shoe repairer at work, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/54
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe tailor at work, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/53
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe tinsmith making water vessels for sale to African women, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/55
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 licensed old clothes hawker at Chingola - Northern Rhodesia, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/49
Scope and Contents

Hawking was a very lucrative form of business on the Copperbelt.

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 mineworker collecting his hot mug of cocoa after coming off shift in Nchanga Mine, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/44
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 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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A painted cross - Mindolo, Zambia, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/53/4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

An undated series of postcards depicting artwork and scenes from Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, India and Malaysia. The postcards are undated but probably originate from the 1970s or 1980s.

Dates: 1980
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 place where a man has been treated with medicine because he has been dreaming of a lion, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/97
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of numbered prints, unless otherwise stated measuring circa 210 x 160 mm, in a 19 page typescript volume entitled 'Barotseland', written and illustrated by Max Gluckman. His typescript is undated but the illustrations closely resemble, and in some cases are identical with, those used in Gluckman (1945) of which a photocopy is filed with this collection. It is not known how these photographs were used - perhaps projected by epidiascope. Numbers 1-54 are captioned on the back,...
Dates: Other: 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 rural crib pier type bridge in the N. Western Province of Northern Rhodesia in 1954, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/31
Scope and Contents

This was over the Lunga River in Mwinilunga.

Dates: 1954
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 temporary ! village school at Kakubo, near Jeanes School N.R. [?Northern Rhodesia i.e. Zambia], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/483
Scope and Contents

Exterior view of a thatched mud house.

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 typical pontoon built by the Provincial Administration in Northern Rhodesia during 1947/8, 1947 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/28
Scope and Contents

This one is at Kawambwa in the Northern Province. Cars and light lorries could be transported on a pontoon of this nature.

Dates: 1947 - 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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A visitor from the Mission school visits the people in the compound and encourages them to teach each other, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/460
Scope and Contents

Showing a mission teacher watching a woman being taught to read.

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 visitor's guide to Zambia, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/13
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Published and unpublished material collected by Sugg relating to Southern Africa.

Dates: 1965
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 young man Kwanawa being decorated with white beads at the ceremony at which he succeeds his father, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/90
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of numbered prints, unless otherwise stated measuring circa 210 x 160 mm, in a 19 page typescript volume entitled 'Barotseland', written and illustrated by Max Gluckman. His typescript is undated but the illustrations closely resemble, and in some cases are identical with, those used in Gluckman (1945) of which a photocopy is filed with this collection. It is not known how these photographs were used - perhaps projected by epidiascope. Numbers 1-54 are captioned on the back,...
Dates: Other: 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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African Federation Conference, 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/158
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. This picture shows a general view of the Conference.

Dates: 1953-01
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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African Federation Conference, 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/159
Scope and Contents 155 x 202 mm. This picture taken at the opening meeting of the Conference shows left to right: The Marquess of Salisbury, Lord President of the Council, Sir Gilbert Rennie, Governor of Northern Rhodesia and leader of the Northern Rhodesia Delegation, the Rt. Hon. Viscount Swinton, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, the Rt. Hon. Sir Godfrey Huggins, Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia and Leader of the Southern Rhodesia Delegation, Sir Geoffrey Colby, Governor of Nyasaland and...
Dates: 1953-01
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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African mineworkers collecting rations from the Mine Compound Ration store at Chingola, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/41
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 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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African police constables playing football during their off-duty periods, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/18
Scope and Contents

This was taken at the Police Lines at Chingola.

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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[Africans in N. Rhodesia], 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/163
Scope and Contents

124 x 76 mm.

Dates: 1930
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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Air Congo BAC One Eleven at Ndola airport 1966, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/36
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1966
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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An African Government Medical Orderly attending to a patient at the Kawambwa Dispensary

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
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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