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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

109. Alexandria. - Cherif-Pacha Street and the Exchange - LL, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/50
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet containing detachable monochrome postcards. Published by Lévy et Neurdein Réuins, 44 Rue Letellier, Paris.

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

A Bisharin warrior at Aswan, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C/6
Scope and Contents

192 x 241 mm. A view showing a young warrior posing for the camera and holding a long sword.

Dates: 1921
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

A journey to Asia and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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

Abou Simbel [i.e. Abu Sunbul], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/384
Scope and Contents

Approximately 220 x 160 mm. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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

Abu Simbel, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/13
Scope and Contents

79 x 79 mm. A view showing the colossal statues of Rameses at Abu Simbel, with the Nile in the foreground.

Dates: 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).
 Sub-Series

Aden, Port Said, Suez Canal, 1902 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022R/190-196
Scope and Contents From the Series: An album, labelled on the spine, containing prints of various sizes. The prints are of two types; large professional photographs, chiefly of Benares, Delhi, and Agra, and smaller amateur prints. presumably by Davies, relating both to these places and to Kashmir - river and mountain scenes. These are chiefly on left hand pages, with professional photographs on the right, and are captioned. Towards the end of the album, after a series of Agra scenes, there is a group of interesting...
Dates: 1902 - 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

Administration des chemins de fer, itineraire du train spécial, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/3/48
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
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

?Aeorodrome. Heliopolis, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/278
Scope and Contents

66 x 43 mm.

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

[Aeroplane], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/87
Scope and Contents

70 x 45 mm. A view of a parked aeroplane with men stood around it. Location unidentified, but probably Egypt.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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

African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116
Scope and Contents

A diary describing a journey from London via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons and South Africa in four volumes, each of 50 pages.

Dates: 1935
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

Aglaea au seuil d'El Guirsch [Aglaea entering El Guisr ?], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/2
Scope and Contents

280 x 216 mm. A view showing a steamer proceeding along the Suez Canal, with high banks of sand on either side and a small steam launch moored in the foreground. The meaning of the title has not been fully determined; whether Aglaea is the name of the steamer is unknown. Photograph by Zangakai.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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

[Aircraft hangar], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/84
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm. Location unidentified, but probably Egypt.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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

[Al - Azhar Mosque], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/20
Scope and Contents

85 x 130 mm.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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

Al Tahrir Square, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/3
Scope and Contents

240 x 192 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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

Album 1, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042E
Scope and Contents

An album of small photographs, mostly stuck in but with 5 loose, and includes 3 enlargements. There are some captions, but without dates.

1-7 show Marseilles, 8-10 Italy, 11-186 Egypt and the Sudan especially the Hag Abdulla Pumping Station.

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).
 File

Album 2, 1921 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042F
Scope and Contents

An album of small photographs, mostly stuck in but with 22 loose. There are rather sketchy captions.

1-278 and 283 are of Egypt and the Sudan including the Sennar (Makwar) Dam and the Kor Arbaat project, 279 of Venice and 280-282 of Germany.

Dates: 1921 - 1923
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

Album 3, 1948 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042G
Scope and Contents

An album of photographs, mostly stuck in but with 15 loose. Very few are captioned.

1-114, 122-140 show Egypt and the Sudan, 115-121 are of Jeddah and Abu Shaib 1948-49. 122-123 show Khor Arbaat in 1958.

Dates: 1948 - 1958
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

Album 4, 1891 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042H
Scope and Contents

An album of photographs with captions, the later ones more detailed.

1-27 are of Egypt and the Sudan, 28-55 of East Africa.

Dates: 1891 - 1964
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).
 Series

Album 5, 1891 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042I
Scope and Contents

A series of sheets apparently torn from a photograph album, with most stuck on the pages and 8 loose prints, chiefly enlargements of those preceding. Not all are captioned.

1-16 and 92 relate to Egypt and the Sudan, 17-47 to Uganda, including the Owen Falls Dam, built 1949-1952, and the remainder probably of Saudi Arabia.

Dates: 1891 - 1964
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

Album 1890-1891, 1890 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZ
Scope and Contents Contains albumen and collodio-chloride prints, with dates written under in three groups. 19 relate to a visit to Ceylon via the Suez Canal and Aden 1890-1891 (1-18, 24) and all appear to be professional photographs. It is not known whether these relate to a journey undertaken by Douglas, who was 16 at the time. Secondly, there are 5 professional photographs of Durham (19-23) and finally, 7 photographs of India of a later date (25-31), 3 of which are duplicates of photographs in other...
Dates: 1890 - 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).
 File

Album 1898-1901, 1896 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AAA
Scope and Contents

Contains albumen and collodio-chloride prints, mostly captioned, and many by professional photographers. The album is lettered 'H.A.D. 1898-1901' on the cover. The images relate to sporting, theatrical, social and military events. In addition to British India, there are 5 photographs of Egypt (16-20) and 4 of Malta (21-24).

Dates: 1896 - 1901
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

Album souvenir d'Alexandrie: Ruines, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A
Scope and Contents

An album of albumen prints. This collection contains a series of views of destruction caused by the bombardment of the city on 11 July 1882 when the English fleet attempted to destroy Arabi Pasha's nationalist forces. The photographs are captioned in French on the photographs themselves.

Dates: 1882
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).
 Fonds

Albums by Francis Frith

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A-C
Scope and Contents This collection consists of printed published volumes illustrated with albumen prints tipped on to the leaves with detailed text accompanying each photograph.The landscape and monumental remains of Egypt and the Middle East had exercised a profound fascination upon the European imagination for centuries, but it was only in the 19th century - and particularly after the impetus of Napolean's Egyptian campaign of 1798 - that visitors arrived in any great numbers. Scholars, adventurers...
Dates: 1857 - 1860
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

Alexandria, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/1
Scope and Contents

275 x 204 mm. General view looking over the rooftops of Alexandria towards the harbour.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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

Alexandria, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/81
Scope and Contents

250 x 203 mm.

Dates: 1872
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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