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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 624 Collections and/or Records:

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Sir Walter Currie, Commandant of the Frontier Mounted Police, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059G/4
Scope and Contents

A half length seated studio portrait of Sir Walter Currie (1819-1872). Born in France, Currie was brought by his father to the Cape in 1820. His early days were spent farming but he volunteered for service and became commanding officer of the Albany Mounted Police in 1852, continuing to serve when this body was enlarged and renamed the Frontier Armed and Mounted Police in 1855. He was appointed Agent for the High Commissioner in Basutoland in 1868 and retired in 1870.

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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Sir William Hodges, Knt. Chief Justice of the Colony and President of the Legislative Council , 1859

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059E/3
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A portrait showing Sir William Hodges, wearing wig and gown, seated on a large padded chair. Called to the Bar in 1833, Hodges (1808-1868) was Recorder at Poole from 1846-1857 and in 1848 drafted the bill for The Public Health Act. He was appointed Chief Justice at the Cape in 1858 and held the post until his death.

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).
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Slope from Devil's Head to Cape Town Road ... 22d Nov. 1866, 1866-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/15
Scope and Contents

295 x 229 mm. A view from the same position as Y3059A/14, and forming a continuation of it, showing the lower slopes of Devil's Peak with Alex Breda's house in the foreground. The remainder of the caption reads '... Looking north with part of The Flats in the distance, taken from Wynberg Hill (Silver trees in front)...'.

Dates: 1866-11
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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Soapstone birds on pedestals from Zimbabwe ruins, South Africa. Emblems of phallic worship, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/23
Scope and Contents

44 x 74 mm. Showing four carved soapstone birds from Zimbabwe in a glass case in the South African Museum.

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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'Solitude' in Cogman's Kloof, Montagu, Cape, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/35
Scope and Contents

152 x 202 mm. A view looking along a small river towards the peak Solitude.

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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Somerset Strand, Cape, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/25
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. A view looking along the beach at Somerset Strand, situated on the eastern side of False Bay south east of Cape Town, with holidaymakers on the sand in the foreground.

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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South Africa 1932. Group on the steps of a building below Table Mountain, 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011FFF/12
Scope and Contents

185 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1932
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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South Africa 1937, 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011FFF/35
Scope and Contents

185 x 150 mm. Group in Cape Town with identifications by A. Carr-Gomm.

Dates: 1937
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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South African Museum, front view, Cape Town, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/20
Scope and Contents

102 x 75 mm. A view showing the front fa├žade of the South African Museum in the Botanical Gardens. Inaugurated by proclamation in 1855, the Museum shifted to its present buildings in 1897.

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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St. James and Kalk Bay, Cape, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/9
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view looking down on the town and seashore of Saint James with Kalk Bay beyond.

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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St James' Hotel, C.P., 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/118
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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Standard Bank, Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/3
Scope and Contents

69 x 84 mm. A view looking towards the classical portico of the Standard Bank (opened in 1883) which stands at the junction of Adderley Street and Darling Street.

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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Stellenbosch, 1968-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/120
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).
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Stellenbosch, 1968-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/121
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).
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Stellenbosch, 1968-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/122
Scope and Contents

[Shows Susan Marnham].

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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Stellenbosch, 1968-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/123
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).
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Stellenbosch, Cape. A university town, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/26
Scope and Contents

203 x 139 mm. A general view of Stellenbosch and the surrounding mountains from a neighbouring hillside. The town is situated twenty five miles east of Cape Town; the University, formerly the Victoria College, was granted its present status in 1918.

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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Stellenbosch in 1757, 1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/4
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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Stellenbosch, street in, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/30
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199 x 146 mm. A view looking along a shady tree-lined residential street in Stellenbosch, situated beside the Eerste River, having been founded by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1679.

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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Stinkwood armoire, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/133
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).
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Stinkwood armoire with original silver fittings, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/134
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).
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Stone Arch, Montagu Pass, George, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/81
Scope and Contents

159 x 115 mm. Showing a stone bridge on the Montagu Pass which connects George and Oudtshoorn across the Outeniqua Mountains. The Pass, opened in 1848, was named after Sir John Montagu, the Colonial Secretary responsible for the construction which opened up the area.

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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Storms River mouth, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/72
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: 1968-03
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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Storms River mouth : Arthur Marnham, Susan Marnham, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/71
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: 1968-03
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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Storms River mouth : Susan Marnham, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/73
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: 1968-03
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).