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Malawi (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

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A Cotton Plantation in Nyasaland [Malawi], 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938
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 view of distant mountains], 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/11
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm. View through roadside trees.

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 view of distant mountains], 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/12
Scope and Contents

165 x 190 mm. View through roadside trees.

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 view over Zomba, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/15
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a mountain in the distance. The caption continues: '... from the verandah of the house in picture three.' 'Picture three' is missing.

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 view over Zomba], 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/16
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm. Looking from a verandah at a mountain in the distance.

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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Aerial view of a town, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3051B/1
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. View looking down onto a section of a town (?Zomba or Blantyre) with wooded hills in the distance.

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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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 Tobacco Market. Lilongwe, Nyasaland [Malawi]: Grading, 1938-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-07-06
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 Tobacco Market. Lilongwe, Nyasaland [Malawi]: 'Rejected', 1938-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-07-06
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 Store in Nyasaland, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938
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

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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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[Beach Scene], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/71
Scope and Contents

A view showing a woman walking on a beach. The typescript catalogue states that this photograph was taken in Tanzania. However, no trace can be found of a Nyika in Tanzania. It may possibly be in Malawi, as there is a Nyika National Park and Plateau close to Lake Nyasa which is the likely location of the photograph adjacent to this on the album page.

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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Blasting beneath the bush. Visit to a copper mine in Central Africa, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/59
Scope and Contents

166 x 115 mm. The caption on the reverse reads '(8). By the end of the morning drilling has been completed. European and African work side by side charging the holes with gelignite and preparing fuses for order of firing'.

Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Bob Le Sueur in East and Southern Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 200
Scope and Contents

A diary describing Le Sueur's time in Africa, November 1997 - April 1998, 190 pages with a two-page index. The volume covers the journey out (pp. 1-3), Kenya (4-65), Tanzania (65-85), Malawi (65-98), Zimbabwe (99-113), Namibia (113-125), South Africa (126-152, 157-172 and 174-184), Lesotho (152-157), Swaziland (172-174) and the journey home (184-188).

Dates: 2000
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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Britain’s Secretary of State at Nyasaland Conference, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/407
Scope and Contents

151 x 206 mm. Britain’s Secretary of State for the Colonies, Mr. Iain Macleod, (left), talking to Sir Hilton Poynton, Permanent Under Secretary to the Colonial Office, at the opening session of the Nyasaland Constitutional Conference at Lancaster House, London.

Dates: 1960-07
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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[Car ferry], 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/3
Scope and Contents

210 x 165 mm. A view of a car on a wooden float on the near bank of a river. In the near distance can be seen another ferry, carrying a truck and over a dozen foot passengers.

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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Catalogue of fishes, 1926 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/7/7
Scope and Contents

Notebook (36 pages) describing some of the fish collected, the locations where they were found, and how they were packed for transportation.

Dates: 1926 - 1927
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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Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Chiefs from the Yao and Angoni Tribes at Jeanes Training Centre, Domesi, near Zomba, Nyasaland [Malawi], 1938-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/48
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-06-23
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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Church of the Dutch reformed mission near Dedza, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/8
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'The influence of the Christina missions in Nyasaland has been profound and beautiful churches built largely of local materials bear witness to this fact in most areas of the country.'

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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Church of the Dutch reformed mission near Dedza, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/3/9
Scope and Contents

165 x 210 mm.

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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Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations.

Dates: 1946 - 1986
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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[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-434
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.

Dates: 1946 - 1991
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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