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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 345 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cape Town beach, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/13
Scope and Contents

78 x 47 mm.

Dates: 1929
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

Cape Town: Camp's Bay, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/102
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

Dates: 1910
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

Cape Town (Camp's Bay), The Twelve Apostles from the Victoria Road, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/7
Scope and Contents

196 x 136 mm. A view looing down on to the Victoria Road which follows the rocky coastline from Cape Town to Camp's Bay, with the pinnacles of the Twelve Apostles on the skyline.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Cape Town - Darling Street, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/67
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town - Devil's Peak, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/63
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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

Cape Town: Devil's Rock, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/103
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

Dates: 1910
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

Cape Town Docks and Table Mountain, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/81
Scope and Contents

Image by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series.

Dates: 1900 - 1929
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

Cape Town Docks and Table Mountain from Breakwater, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/82
Scope and Contents

Image by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series.

Dates: 1900 - 1929
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

Cape Town Docks, arrival of a mail steamer, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/6
Scope and Contents

191 x 136 mm. A view looking along the docks with a steamer moored on either side of the wharf and carts, hansoms and a railway locomotive in the foregound.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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

Cape Town - entrance to castle, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/17
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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

Cape Town from Signal Hill, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/148
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards

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).
 Item

Cape Town from the Air, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/68
Scope and Contents

53 x 80 mm

Dates: 1942
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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Cape Town - from the quarry, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/4
Scope and Contents

A view of Cape town looking north over the curve of Table Bay. The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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

Cape Town from the slopes of Lion's Head, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/69
Scope and Contents

53 x 80 mm

Dates: 1942
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-Fonds

Cape Town garrison list, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/68
Scope and Contents

Undated negative photographs, 16'' x 12½'', of a list, in Dutch, of the arms, equipment and stores of the garrison of the Castle of Cape Town, 1795, circa 125 sheets. The pages are numbered up to 236. In most cases each print covers two facing pages, but some have been stuck together in groups of two or three to form tabular statements.

Dates: 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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Cape Town - Government Avenue, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town, Government Avenue (winter), 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/3
Scope and Contents

199 x138 mm. A view looking along the treelined avenue which runs south east from the Parliament Buildings.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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

Cape Town - Government House, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/96
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled, on the left hand side, with 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town. Grain Elevator and storage bins. Capacity 30,000 tons, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/4
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing a large grain elevator on the Cape Town waterfront, with a cargo steamer moored in the foreground, the city beyond and Table Mountain in the background.

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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Cape Town Houses of Parliament, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/2
Scope and Contents

199 x 200 mm. A view from Grave Street showing the south and east facades of the Parliament buildings, opened by Sir Hercules Robinson in 1885. These buildings, planned by H.S. Greaves, supplanted an earlier design by Charles Freeman. The foundation stone for this original building was laid in 1875 but shortly after construction began major problems with the foundations arose and the design was cancelled.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Cape Town. Houses of Parliament, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/3
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view from the east of the Avenue showing the east and north facades of the Parliament buildings, with Table Mountain in the background.

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

Cape Town: Houses of Parliament, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/100
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

Dates: 1910
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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Cape Town in 1795, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/13
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'This is how Cape Town looked to the British in 1795'.

Dates: 1970
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

Cape Town in the seventeen-sixties, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/1/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A three-part series of black and white images on card designed to provide teachers with material to illustrate history lessons. The series includes a wide range of pictures, portraits and photographs. Titles and captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The items are undated, but probably originate from between the 1960s and 1980s.

Dates: 1970
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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Cape Town - public library and museum, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/5
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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