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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 617 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Houses of Parliament, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/7
Scope and Contents

193 x 127 mm. Showing the north-east facade of the Houses of Parliament.

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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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).
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Hout Bay - Cape. The Marine Drive at Chapman's Peak, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/10
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking down from Chapman's Peak on the Marine Drive on to Hout Bay, on the Atlantic side of the Cape Peninsula.

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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Hout Bay - showing [several words illegible] 26th Oct'r 1866. Drizzling and cloudy, 1866-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/35
Scope and Contents

280 x 224 mm. Showing the beach at Hout Bay, on the Atlantic facing side of the Cape peninsula, with sand dunes and a headland in the background.

Dates: 1866-10
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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Hout's Bay from the beach - on a misty day. 26th October 1866. Drizzling rain and clouds, 1866-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/37
Scope and Contents

265 x 223 mm. A view looking along the sandy beach at Hout Bay with a headland in the distance.

Dates: 1866-10
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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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).
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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).
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In the Hex River Valley. A fruit train, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/32
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. Showing a locomotive drawing a load of freight wagons passing through the Hex River Valley against a background of mountains.

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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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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John Noble, Clerk, Hose of Assembly, C, Town [i.e. Cape Town], 1860 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/24
Scope and Contents 60 x 94 mm. A carte de visite half length studio portrait of John Noble (1836-1898) seated with one arm resting on a table. A brother of professor Roderick Noble, he arrived in Cape Town in 1857 and worked as a journalist on the newly founded Cape Argus. From 1865-97 he served as a clerk to the house of Assembly and was the editor of The Cape Monthly Magazine from 1875-79. His descriptive handbook of Cape Colony… was published in 1875 and he was the author of numerous other works. From...
Dates: 1860 - 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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Kaaiman's Gat, Wilderness, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/39
Scope and Contents

139 x 199 mm. A view looking along the sheer river gorge near the town of George, with the Kaaiman's River Falls at the left of the print.

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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Kalk Bay - Col. Aston's house on left hand, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/62
Scope and Contents

139 x 68 mm. A view looking across a field at Kalk Bay towards a group of houses with the whitewashed house of Col. Aston at the extreme left of the print. Col. Aston's wife was also a pioneer amateur photographer and received a prize at the Cape Town Fine Arts Exhibition of 1858 for a portrait of Sir George Grey, see Bull, M. and Denfield, J. (1970), pp 110-12.

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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Kalk Bay - from above Bishop's house, 1863 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/67
Scope and Contents

140 x 68 mm. A similar view to the preceding print.

Dates: 1863 - 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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Kalk Bay, from pier, C.P., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/122
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).
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Kalk Bay - rocks on beach. Miss Ogilvie, 1863 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/68
Scope and Contents

139 x 69 mm. A view looking along the shore of Kalk Bay, with fingers of rock reaching out into the sea and a headland in the distance. The reference to Miss Ogilvie is unclear, but presumably the view was taken from or near her house. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'Miss Ogilvie, afterwards Mrs. Philpot, was the sister of Canon Ogilvie (Gog), Head Master Dio: Coll. [Diocesan College at Rondebosch]'.

Dates: 1863 - 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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Kalk Bay, the Point [i.e. Kaappunt]. Simon's Town [i.e. Simonstad] in the distance, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059S/4
Scope and Contents

205 x 154 mm. A view looking south from Kalk Bay (in False Bay) towards Simon's Town and Cape Point on the horizon.

Dates: 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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Kango, 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/131
Scope and Contents

[Cave].

Dates: 1968-08
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

Kango : 'Organ pipes', 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/132
Scope and Contents From the File: The early photographs in this section were taken during two visits to Kokstad in the east of the province; the first at the end of 1965 followed John Ewart Marnham's visit to Lesotho; the remainder dated August 1967. A number of purely family photographs have been removed. Following these are a number of scenes in the vicinity of Cape Town and along the southern coast - Somerset West, George, Knysa, Hermanus, the ostrich farm at Oudstchoorn, the mouth of the Storms River and nearby...
Dates: 1968-08
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

Karroo flowers, 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/125
Scope and Contents

[Picnic].

Dates: 1968-08
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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