Skip to main content

Zimbabwe (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 557 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Visit to the Matopos , 1936

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/75
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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).
 Item

Visit to the Matopos , 1936

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/76
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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).
 Item

Visit to the Matopos , 1936

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/77
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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).
 Item

Visit to the Matopos , 1936

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/78
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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).
 Item

Voters in the Gwanda area of southern Bulawayo during the April 1979 election , 1979-04

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U/9
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Gamma.

Dates: 1979-04
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).
 Item

Voters queuing at a polling station at Highfield township near Salisbury [Harare] during the April 1979 election, 1979-04

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U/8
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Jean-Marie Simonet/Gamma.

Dates: 1979-04
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).
 Item

Wagons at Lundi River, 1890

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/99
Scope and Contents

Showing part of the laager near the Lundi River with woodland in the background. Photograph taken about August 2nd.

Dates: 1890
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).
 Item

Wankie Colliery, S.R. 30-foot coal seam, 1938-08-12

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/29
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: 1938-08-12
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).
 Item

Wankie Colliery, S.R. Motoring from the coal face, 1938-08-12

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/28
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: 1938-08-12
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).
 Item

Wankie [Hwange] Colliery, 1950 - 1967

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/15
Scope and Contents

Showing by-products coke ovens and the bench on which the coke is water cooled, with railway track and freight trucks for transportation in the centre of the photograph. Part of a tank containing crude tar recovered from the coke oven glasses be seen in the foreground.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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

Water colours and sketches of southern Africa

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191
Scope and Contents

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. The original titles and captions have been enclosed in single quotation marks, and have been transcribed in the catalogue as found, with the exception of an egregiously offensive term used in some titles, which has not been transcribed. Where possible, modern place names have been supplied.

Dates: 1868 - 1890
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).
 Sub-Series

Watercolours by Alice Balfour

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Southern Rhodesia/14-18
Scope and Contents

Coloured postcards reproducing paintings made in 1894, published by the National Archives of Rhodesia. (i.e. Zimbabwe). This was a set of six but one is missing.

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).
 Item

What is now Fort Tuli, 1890

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/42
Scope and Contents

A view showing the summit of the kopje 100 feet above the Tuli River with a cleared space surrounded by a thorn zariba. Inside the zariba are rows of bivouac tents, a group of pioneers gathered round light field pieces and the searchlight (see Y3052A/30) and a flagpole in the foreground. Photograph taken during the first week of July 1890.

Dates: 1890
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).
 Item

Winter ploughing at Chatukuta, 1950 - 1967

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/24
Scope and Contents

Good condition apart from slight tears in two corners. Showing an African farmer operating an ox-drawn plough in the Wedza Native Reserve.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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).
 Item

Workers at Rezende Gold Mine, S.R. , 1938-05-27

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/31
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: 1938-05-27
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).
 Item

World's View, Matopos, Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/139
Scope and Contents

278 x 228 mm. A view looking out over the rocky Matopos Hills from the World's View, the spot where Cecil Rhodes and members of the Shangani Patrol are buried.

Dates: 1925
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).
 Item

Xmas Card prepared by myself for the staff, Bulawayo-Rhodesia's largest centre, 1904

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052D/12
Scope and Contents

A photograph of a Christmas card composed of a montage of 6 photographs showing the Alan Wilson Memorial ( Shangani Patrol Memorial, see Y3052E/6); the Victoria Falls; Cecil Rhodes' grave in the Matopos; Rhodes Statue, Bulawayo; the Telegraph Office, Bulawayo; and the Telegraph Staff, Bulawayo.

Dates: 1904
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).
 Item

Yacht at Mazoe Sailing Club, Lake Macilwaine [Lake Chivero], 1954 - 1967

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/8
Scope and Contents

Showing a yacht on Lake Chivero, about 20 miles from Salisbury.

Dates: 1954 - 1967
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).
 Item

Yacht at Mazoe Sailing Club, Lake Macilwaine [Lake Chivero], 1954 - 1967

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/9
Scope and Contents

Duplicate of Y3052G/8.

Dates: 1954 - 1967
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).
 Item

Zambesi Bridge from Palm Kloof, 1910 - 1911

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/89
Scope and Contents

73 x 51 mm. A similar view of the bridge to the preceding plate but taken from a greater distance and higher elevation.

Dates: 1910 - 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).
 Item

Zambesi River Bridge and Profile Point, 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/145
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view showing the Zambezi at the point where it is divided at Profile Point with the bridge straddling the left hand fork.

Dates: 1925
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).
 Item

Zambesi River, Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/149
Scope and Contents

152 x 101 mm. A view looking along the river. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1925
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).
 Sub-Series

Zimbabwe, 1961 - 1962

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 58/1/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Paintings and drawings by school pupils in Africa and India and a selection of artwork from other countries, some mounted on cardboard. The collection includes work by pupils of George Stevens, a friend of Richard Carline, who taught at a school in Africa before the Second World War. A covering note by Unity Spencer explaining the origins of the collection is with RCMS 58/1.

Dates: 1961 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Zimbabwe, 1955 - 1991

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/383-434
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the University of Zimbabwe. The University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Salisbury (now Harare), was incorporated in 1955. In 1980 it became the University of Zimbabwe.

Dates: 1955 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Zimbabwe, 1957-03 - 1965

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2 Zimbabwe
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the University of Zimbabwe. The University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Salisbury (now Harare), was incorporated in 1955. In 1980 it became the University of Zimbabwe.

Dates: 1957-03 - 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).