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Port Elizabeth (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

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A nor'wester, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/10
Scope and Contents

A view from the Sea Walk showing surf breaking on the shore.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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At 'Van Staadens', 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/21
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a small river.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Black and white, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/17
Scope and Contents

Showing African and European youths bathing in a stream or pool.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Botanical Gardens, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/20
Scope and Contents

190 x 132 mm. Showing two men and a woman seated on the stone surround to a circular pool in a park.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Botanical Gardens, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/21
Scope and Contents

189 x 133 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined path with a pool, probably that seen in Y3059V/20, in the background.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Botanical Gardens, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/22
Scope and Contents

189 x 133 mm. Showing a girl seated beside a small ornamental pool at the centre of neatly laid out flowerbeds, with a plant house in the background.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Botanical Gardens, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/23
Scope and Contents

189 x 133 mm. Showing a border of shrubs and a sundial with a largely obscured building in the background.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Botanical Gardens, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/24
Scope and Contents

190 x 134 mm. A view looking across paths and flowerbeds towards a largely obscured building.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Bush and sea, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/16
Scope and Contents

A view from the Humewood Road looking across wooded land towards the harbour.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Conservatory, St. George's Park, Port Elizabeth, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/19
Scope and Contents

192 x 125 mm. Showing the conservatory situated among lawns in St. George's Park.

Dates: 1888
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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Diary, 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/1
Scope and Contents The primary function of the Empire Tour was to impress the party with the prosperity and economic potential of the Dominions. Kelsey reported on many visits to farms, agricultural colleges, research stations, industrial sites and commercial centres. As an engineer, he was particularly interested in mines, factories and power stations. The party also toured many sites of natural beauty as well as museums and galleries. Kelsey recorded his impressions of the people he encountered and their...
Dates: 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26
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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Film 2, 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 358/2
Scope and Contents

This film (second part of a two-part film) records the Royal Party's visit to Kenilworth Racecourse, near Cape Town, the opening by the King of the Ninth Union Parliament, and the Royal Party's visit to Port Elizabeth. It closes with a brief African dancing scene.

Dates: 1947-02
Conditions Governing Access: Copyright: British Film Institute. Permission has been obtained from the British Film Institute for the films to be streamed via the University of Cambridge's Streaming Media Service, to make them available for research and teaching within the University of Cambridge. They may not be downloaded. Online access is limited to holders of Raven passwords (University of Cambridge). All other researchers: please contact rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk to make an appointment. For copyright reasons, the films can be viewed upon request only and in person at Cambridge University Library. All other requests to use any part of the films must be addressed to the British Film Institute.
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Fish sellers, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/7
Scope and Contents

'The Fish Sellers meet the fishing boats as the come in, and buy the fish from the fishermen on the beach. They then carry it round the town on the long canes you can see in the picture across their shoulders.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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From the sea walk, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/18
Scope and Contents

'A part of the North Jetty on the right. The tower is that of H.M. Customs, also seen in No. 13. The long shed on the left is one of the great many belonging to the Harbour Board for the storage of cargo as it is landed from the vessels.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Havelock Street, looking out to sea, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/9
Scope and Contents

A view looking along the tree lined avenue, 'one of the prettiest and most aristocratic streets in Port Elizabeth, situated on the Hill.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Humewood Beach, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/45
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. Showing holiday makers swimming off Princess Esplanade at Humewood Beach, Port Elizabeth.

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).
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In the Park, Port Elizabeth, 1906-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Q/4
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a path lined with rose bushes and trees.

Dates: 1906-07
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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In the Park (St. Georges) Port Elizabeth, 1906-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Q/3
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a path lined with rose bushes and trees.

Dates: 1906-07
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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In the Valley, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/20
Scope and Contents

Showing the stream in the Valley with two African standing on the bank.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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In the 'Valley', P.E., 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/5
Scope and Contents

A view looking across the stream in the Valley towards a wooded hillside on the further bank 'with Kaffirs and Malays on the bank of the stream.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Interior of Town Hall, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/13
Scope and Contents

189 x 133 mm. A view looking along the interior of the main public room of the Town Hall, with chairs ranged along the walls and a dais on the platform at the far end.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Jetty Street, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/19
Scope and Contents

191 x 133 mm. A view looking up Jetty Street towards the Market Square from the Pier. The Lighthouse and Memorial can be seen on the Donkin Reserve in the background. The Palmerston Hotel (see Y3059K) is about halfway up the street.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Kaffir father and son [historic title], 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/15
Scope and Contents

Showing an African man, clothed in a blanket, standing in front of his thatched hut with a young child behind him.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Lighthouse and Memorial, Donkin Reserve, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/17
Scope and Contents

189 x 133 mm. Showing the stone pyramid erected by Sir Rufane Donkin in 1820 as a memorial to his wife Elizabeth Francis, who had died of fever in India in 1818 and after whom the town was named. Beside it stands the lighthouse keeper’s quarters and to the right of this building, the lighthouse completed in 1861.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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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Looking down the 'Valley' to the sea, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/1
Scope and Contents

'This is a view of the Valley looking out to sea. The chimneys in the centre are those of the Electric Power Station, belong to the Tramway Co. The buildings at the extreme left are a Sweet and Preserve Factory. The flat looking buildings at the top of the hill on the left is one side of the Fort. The other large sheds are principally used for storing wool.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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