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Zimbabwe (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 557 Collections and/or Records:

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Domestic Science Class, Queen Elizabeth School, Salisbury [i.e. Harare], , 1954 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/4
Scope and Contents

Showing European students preparing a meal in the kitchen-cum-classroom.

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).
 Sub-Series

Drawings by Thomas Baines, 1842 - 1858

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Southern Rhodesia/8-13
Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white postcards showing Southern Rhodesia, published by the National Archives of Rhodesia (i.e. Zimbabwe).

Dates: 1842 - 1858
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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Drift over the Pungwe [Rio Púngoè] River , 1950 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/29
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Showing the cascade on the Pungwe River just before the Pungwe Falls.

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).
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Eastern Cataract, Victoria Falls, 1959 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052H/12
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the cataract.

Dates: 1959 - 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

Edward Enoch Jenkins and Muriel Alice Jenkins (née Ackermann): personal papers and photographs

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 414
Content Description Comprises photograph albums collected by or relating to Muriel Alice Jenkins (née Ackermann, also known as Sally), born 1904, and her upbringing in Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], as well as the wider Ackermann family, together with photographs relating to Muriel's husband, the colonial administrator and judge (Edward) Enoch Jenkins, and his service in Northern Rhodesia [Zambia], Fiji, Nyasaland [Malawi], and Antigua (the Leeward Islands). The collection includes a small amount of personal...
Dates: 1850 - 2000
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Electric light, Fort Tuli, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/48
Scope and Contents

Showing the searchlight steam engine laagered on cleared land at Fort Tuli. See Y3052A/30. Photograph taken during 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).
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Elephants in Wankie National Park, 1959 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052H/15
Scope and Contents

Showing a herd of elephants with young beside a waterhole.

Dates: 1959 - 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).
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Entrance to Asbestos Mine. Shabani [Zvishavane], S.R., 1938-06-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/33
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: 1938-06-05
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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Exhibit of Maize at Salisbury [Harare] Show, S.R. (To illustrate the value of Compost), 1938-08-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/17
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: 1938-08-17
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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Exterior wall (20 ft through at base) Main Temple, Elliptical Temple - Zimbabwe Ancient Ruins, 1900 - 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052D/4
Scope and Contents

Showing part of the outer wall of the Elliptical Building at Great Zimbabwe, decorated with two rows of chevron patterns worked into the stonework near the top.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Farm scene, Penhalonga , 1950 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/18
Scope and Contents

Looking across cultivated fields towards wooded hillside.

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

First session of the first Parliament of Southern Rhodesia

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052N
Scope and Contents One print measuring 286 x 223 mm. mounted on board with an identifying caption beneath. Formal group portrait of Rhodesia's first members of Parliament. The country's administration was run by the British South African Company as the original holder of the Settlement Charter until September 12 1923 (the 33rd anniversary of the Pioneer Column's arrival at Fort Salisbury) when the country was granted responsible government as a British Colony and Sir Charles Coghlan became first...
Dates: 1924
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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Foot of Zimbabwe Hill, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/115
Scope and Contents

Showing ruined walls overgrown with vegetation, probably at the western foot of Zimbabwe Hill. Photograph taken between August 13th – 19th.

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).
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Football Field, Fort Tuli, and B Troop, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/49
Scope and Contents

Showing ‘B’ Troop mounted and in formation on part of the sandy riverbed of the Tuli. The Tuli (or Shashi) River stretched nearly 1000 yards from bank to bank, but at the time the Pioneer Column was there, before the rains, the river itself was only a few hundred yards across and the flat riverbed was used as a football pitch.

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).
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Foreign Secretary Greets Mr Smith, 1979

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/423
Scope and Contents

202 x 148 mm. Lord Carrington, the British Foreign Secretary, greets Mr Ian Smith at Lancaster House for the start of the Constitutional Conference on Rhodesia. Lord Carrington chaired the conference at which Mr Smith was a delegate in the Salisbury team of negotiators.

Dates: 1979
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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Forest scene, Mashonaland, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052B/1
Scope and Contents

205 x 153 mm. Showing two Africans standing on the bank of a stream with dense forest vegetation on either bank and overhead. Exact location and date are unknown.

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).
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Fort Charter, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/126
Scope and Contents

Showing a row of circular thatched huts protected by a substantial stone wall in the background, with the Union Jack flying on the fortified enclosure beyond. An unidentified pioneer stands on the flat, open land in the foreground. This photograph, to judge by the amount of work already done on the fort by the garrison left behind by the main column, was possibly taken in October 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).
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Fort Charter, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/127
Scope and Contents

Showing men peering over the top of the fortified earthworks at Fort Charter, with a Union Jack flying from a makeshift pole in the background. This photograph, to judge by the amount of work already done on the fort by the garrison left behind by the main column, was possibly taken in October 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).
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Fort Charter, entrance to, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/128
Scope and Contents

Showing men peering over the top of the earthworks at Fort Charter, with other figures standing beside a wagon in the sandbagged entrance and the Union Jack flying in the background. This photograph, to judge by the amount of work already done on the fort by the garrison left behind by the main column, was possibly taken in October 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).
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Fort Salisbury, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/137
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Showing the earthwork fort built on the crest of rising ground about half a mile from the kopje. Inside the stockade thatched huts and field pieces can be seen with the Union Jack flying in the centre. Construction of the fort was started on September 15th and this photograph of the completed stockade was probably taken towards the end of the month.

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).
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Fort Tuli from Matabeleland, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/51
Scope and Contents

A view looking back across the Tuli River towards the kopje on which Fort Tuli would later stand. The main column’s laager can just be made out below the hill. A photograph probably taken on July 6th 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).
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Fort Tuli, October, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/43
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A view looking towards the summit of the kopje with a protective thorn zariba surrounding the hill in the foreground, inside which are wagons and tents. On the summit of the kopje is the earthworks fort itself with an encampment of bell tents inside a brushwood perimeter fence and a sandbag lookout post. The fort itself was built, after the main body of the column had passed through, by a troop of BSA Co. police left behind as a garrison by Willoughby.

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).
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Fort Tuli, October, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/44
Scope and Contents

A more distant view of Fort Tuli showing the whole of the summit of the kopje and outer fortifications.

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).
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Fort Victoria, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/119
Scope and Contents Showing two circular ‘daga’ and thatch huts with a stone wall beyond and the Union Jack flying in the background. ‘On the plateau near the head of the Pass, the Column laagered, and on rising ground a short distance away Colonel Pennefather ordered the construction of a fort. Strong stakes were driven into the earth to stand about six feet above the ground, and branches were woven into the interstices between them. At a distance of about twenty feet from the stockade a ditch five feet deep...
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).
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Full view of nurses' quarters, 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052F/6
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A view from the road looking towards the two storied whitewashed building.

Dates: 1914
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).