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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 345 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Houses of Parliament, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/5
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).
 Item

Hydrangea beds, Groote Schuur, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P/8
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a path with beds of hydrangea on the far side.

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).
 File

In praise of a Morris '8', 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/9
Scope and Contents

An account of a journey from Cape Town to Northern Rhodesia, with a covering letter to Morris Industries Exports Ltd from A.St.J. Sugg, Luanshya, Northern Rhodesia, 19 July 1939. There is no indication of whether the account is by Sugg or by his wife.

Dates: 1939
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

In the Forest, Knysna, C.P. , 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/138
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards. Published by H.S. Joseph, The Handy House, Kynsa.

Dates: 1920 - 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

Inauguration of the Table Bay Breakwater, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/15
Scope and Contents

155 x 110 mm. A York credit appears in copy B but not in Copy A. The trimming of A is slightly different, and the angle at which the camera was fixed appears to vary slightly.

Dates: 1860
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

Inscribed stone in South African Museum, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/24
Scope and Contents

99 x 73 mm. Showing a large inscribed block of stone in the South African Museum in Cape Town.

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).
 Item

Inscribed stone, South African Museum, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/26
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. Showing an inscribed block of stone, the inscription on which reads 'Hier leit begraven Jan Gerrit sen van Amsterdam opper Stuirman op het schip Holland stareden 24 April A° 1624.'

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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Inside of Castle, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/7
Scope and Contents

Showing an archway and a sundial.

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).
 Item

Investiture of O.B.E. to Lieutenant Colonel F.M.G. McConechy, Cape Town, March 25, 1949, 1949-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/41
Scope and Contents

81 x 134 mm. Showing F.M.G. McConechy shaking hands with Gideon Brand van Zyl (1873-1956), Governor General of South Africa 1945-1950, after the award of the O.B.E. (Military Division).

Dates: 1949-03-25
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

Jacob's Ladder, St James, C.P., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/119
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of coloured postcards, publisher unknown.

Dates: 1920
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

John Fairbairn , Esq., M.L.A., 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059F/6
Scope and Contents A half length seated studio portrait of John Fairbairn (1794-1864), Cape journalist and politician. Born in Roxburghshire and educated at Edinburgh University, Fairbairn came to Cape Town in 1823 to open a school with Thomas Pringle. This project was not successful and in 1824 he became the first editor (with Pringle) of the short-lived ‘South African Journal’. From 1824-1859 he edited the ‘South African Commercial Advertiser’ and was a campaigner in the causes of a free press and...
Dates: 1860
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).
 File

Journal 1838, 1838-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 217/1
Scope and Contents

A memorandum book of 75 pages with no formal title, describing a journey from Cape Town to Grahamstown, July 1838, concerned chiefly with transport problems and administrative matters.

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).
 Fonds

Journal of William Napier

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

A manuscript journal, a copy, and the script of a broadcast based upon it, with associated correspondence.

Dates: 1838-07 - 1967
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-sub-class

[Journey from Bulawayo to Capetown], 1928-07-16 - 1928-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/98-100
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-07-16 - 1928-07-17
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).
 Item

Kipling's cottage in the grounds of Groote Schuur built last year by Mr Baker on the plan of a Dutch one, 1901-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/7
Scope and Contents

80 x 105 mm. Presumably captioned on the reverse. Amy Wilson visited the 'Woolsack' on 13 November and thought it was 'bewitching'.

Dates: 1901-11-13
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

Koopmans de Wet House, Cape Town. The front of the house in Strand Street, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/124
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose monochrome postcards of the Koopmans de Wet House in Cape Town. The house, originally lived in by Mrs Marie Koopmans de Wet, is a museum of South African national antiques.

Dates: 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).
 Sub-Series

Koopmans de Wet House, Strand Street, Cape Town, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/124-135
Scope and Contents

Collection of loose monochrome postcards of the Koopmans de Wet House in Cape Town. The house, originally lived in by Mrs Marie Koopmans de Wet, is a museum of South African national antiques.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Late Cecil Rhodes' house Groote Schuur, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of loose snapshots measuring approximately 100 x 80 mm. with handwritten captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Henry Rudland.

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).
 Item

Late Cecil Rhodes' house, nr. Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of loose snapshots measuring approximately 100 x 80 mm. with handwritten captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Henry Rudland.

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).
 Fonds

Letters of Edward Nicholas Kendall

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 387
Scope and Contents The collection includes transcripts of seven letters, which Kendall wrote to his mother describing his experience during Franklin’s second Artic expedition. They are dated between 15 March 1825 and 18 January 1827. There is also a transcript of another letter, dated 12 Dec. 1829, which was written at Cape Town and relates Kendall’s impressions of the city and colony. The collection also includes a brief summary of Franklin’s ‘Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the Polar Sea:...
Dates: 2015
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).
 Item

Lieutenant Colonel Apperley, Late Indian Remount Agent at the Cape of Good Hope, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059F/4
Scope and Contents A half length, seated studio portrait of Lieutenant Colonel William Wynne Apperley (1808-1870), Indian Remount Agent at the Cape 1857-1860 (resident at Cape 1858-1859). Apperley was commissioned Cornet in the Bengal Cavalry in 1823 and appointed an assistant at the Hissar Stud in 1838. From 1840-1843 and 1845-1852 he was in charge of the Poosah Stud in Bihar, the period 1834-1845 being spent purchasing horses in Australia. From 1854-1855 he superintended the central division of the stud in...
Dates: 1860
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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Lieutenant General Wynyard C.B ., 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059E/6
Scope and Contents

A half length seated studio portrait of Sir Robert Henry Wynyard in uniform. Wynyard (1802-1864) was commissioned as an ensign into the 58th Foot in 1819 and later served in Māori War of 1845-47. He was stationed in Australia 1847-1851 and again in New Zealand from 1851-1858 (Lieutenant Governor, New Ulster Province 1851-1853). From 1859-1863 he was Lieutenant Governor of the Cape.

Dates: 1859
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

Lighthouse at Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa, 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/32
Scope and Contents

An engraving taken from a newspaper, dated in pencil 1865.

Dates: 1865
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

Lion's head from the top of Table Mountain, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/105
Scope and Contents

87 x 299 mm. A view looking across from Table Mountain towards the peak of the Lion's Head with the open sea, partially covered by cloud, in the distance. Robben Island can be seen at the right of the print.

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

London Hotel, Cape Town, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/3/1
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'The London Hotel, Greenmarket Square, Cape Town, was built during the first British Occupation'.

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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