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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 345 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Clifton and Camps Bay, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small images measuring 82 x 63 mm with captions on the prints. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Charles F. Kimble and Sons.

Dates: 1950
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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College Head Master's residence, Diocesan College on camp ground looking about West. Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/20
Scope and Contents

245 x 195 mm. Showing the headmaster's thatched cottage in the grounds of the Rondebosch Diocesan College with Devil's Peak and Table Mountain in the background. The college was founded in 1849.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Commanding Officers of the Cape Town Volunteers, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/3
Scope and Contents A studio group portrait showing the uniformed figures of, from left to right: Colonel John Thomas Eustace (1825-1910), soldier and civil servant. Gazetted into the 60th Rifles 1844, served in Canada and later in the Crimea with the Osmanli Irregular cavalry. He retired to Wynberg and later in life became a civil servant, being appointed Resident with Chief Sarili at Butterworth from 1875-1879. He was appointed Civil Commissioner for Namaqualand in 1879 and ended his career as Civil...
Dates: 1861
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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Constantia - the Residence of S. van Reenan, Esq., 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/3
Scope and Contents

A view showing the buildings at Constantia, eleven miles from Cape Town. The buildings themselves are largely obscured by trees and few details of this famous wine making estate can be seen. The figure standing in the foreground is Sebastian van Reenan, the proprietor.

Dates: 1861
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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Copy of journal 1838, 1838-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 217/2
Scope and Contents

A carbon copy of a typed transcript made from a microfilm of William Napier's journal by Professor Winifred Maxwell.

Dates: 1838-07
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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Corner of Herschell [sic] ( /67) [C.W.B.], 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/59
Scope and Contents

137 x 69 mm. Showing part of the drive and verandah at the front of the house.

Dates: 1867
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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D Coy., Cape Town Highlanders, 1960 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/9
Scope and Contents

201 x 137 mm. The annotation on the reverse, in a different hand to the title, reads 'Darling St., Cape Town, before embarking for Port Nolloth in transit for O'okiep. Time: some time early in 1900. D Coy spent about a year in garrison there before returning'. It then appears to be initialled but these are not clear. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1960 - 1980
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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Departure of mail boat from Cape Town. In the shadow of Table Mountain, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/12
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing the 'Windsor Castle' steaming out of Table Bay, with Table Mountain on the skyline.

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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Devil's Head, Table Mountain from grounds of Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope (looking west), 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/13
Scope and Contents

245 x 189 mm. A view looking towards Devil's Peak from the east with scrubland in the foreground. A small part of Table Mountain can be seen in the left background of the print.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Devil's Peak and Table Mountain, Cape Town. Taken from a window of late Cecil Rhodes' house, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/2
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the two peaks from a window in Groote Schuur.

Dates: 1915
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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Devil's Peak fr. Kloof Road, Cape Town, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P/2
Scope and Contents

A view looking across wooded foothills on the outskirts of Cape Town with Devil's Peak in the background.

Dates: 1905
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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Diocese of Capetown: boys at play in the location of Lanya, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/426
Scope and Contents

130 x 186 mm. Groups around draughts boards.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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[Distant view of Cape Town backed by Table Mountain], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly Zulus; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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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[Distant view of the University of Cape Town], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/3
Scope and Contents

On the slopes of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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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[Distant view of the University of Cape Town], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/4
Scope and Contents

On the slopes of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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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Docks [Cape Town], 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305G/2
Scope and Contents

207 x 152 mm. A view looking down on to the Alfred Basin and Outer Harbour Docks at the northern end of Table Bay, with steamers and sailing vessels moored at the wharves. Photograph of T.D. Ravenscroft of Rondebosch.

Dates: 1890 - 1900
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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Dr Ross, Cape Town, 1860 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/14
Scope and Contents 60 x 87 mm. A carte de visite three quarter length studio portrait of Dr Ross, wearing a white coat and seated astride a chair. This is presumably Dr William Henry Ross (circa 1833-?), who served as District Surgeon, Beaufort West and acting District Surgeon, Wynberg in 1859; in 1860 he was appointed Vaccine Surgeon and Secretary to the Medical Committee, in 1862 Surgeon of Police and Gaol and Health Officer for Table Bay, in 1868 Surgeon to the Lock Hospital and in 1878 Surgeon to the...
Dates: 1860 - 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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Electric tramcar, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/10
Scope and Contents

100 x 71 mm. A good view of a Plein Street tramcar of the Cape Town Tramway Company, on an unidentified street. Cape Town's tram service was powered by electricity from 1896 onwards.

Dates: 1902
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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Embarkation on Carnarvon Castle, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/117
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).
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Embarkation on Carnarvon Castle, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/118
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).
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Embarkation on Carnarvon Castle, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/119
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

Embarkation on Carnarvon Castle, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/120
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).
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Entrance to Castle, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/6
Scope and Contents

A view looking along the battlements and down to the gareway. The castle was inaugurated in 1677.

Dates: 1915
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 Herschell [sic] from the house, at Claremont 6¼ miles from Cape Town [C.W.B.], 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/58
Scope and Contents

139 x 69 mm. A view looking along the drive at 'Heschel' with an unidentified young boy standing in the foreground.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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