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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Camel and handler], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/101
Scope and Contents

45 x 70 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

Camerons breakfasting at Luxor Station, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/217
Scope and Contents

154 x 114 mm. A view showing troops eating their breakfast at Luxor station platform, with their rifles stacked in rows in front of them.

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).
 Item

Camerons breakfasting at Luxor Station, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/218
Scope and Contents

154 x 126 mm. A view showing troops eating their breakfast at Luxor station platform, with their rifles stacked in rows in front of them.

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).
 Item

Camerons disembarking at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/212
Scope and Contents

152 x 138 mm. A view showing Camerons leaving one of the double-decker transport barges.

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).
 Item

[Camp], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/79
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing men women and children stood in front of what appear to be tents constructed from blankets. 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

Campement de Tereplain [Terre-Plein] a Suez, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/13
Scope and Contents

281 x 224 mm. Showing the landing place, jetty and buildings, with ships moored or at anchor at the left. Terre-Plein stands on an artificial island SE of Suez which was created during the construction of the canal and connected to Suez by a 50 feet wide stone pier. Photograph by Zangaki.

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

Canal de Suez Kilom 143, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/8
Scope and Contents

260 x 202 mm. View looking along the Suez Canal at Kilometre 143, with two steam vessels moored at a landing station in the foreground.

Dates: 1870 - 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).
 File

Cape to Cairo Official Mission, 1929-1930, 1929-10-25 - 1930-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/1/6/7
Scope and Contents

A record of the Air Ministry Survey and Organisation Mission.

Dates: 1929-10-25 - 1930-05-06
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

Capt. von Tiedemann, German Military Attaché, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/5
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing Captain Adolf von Tiedemann (1865-1915) standing at the bottom of a flight of steps (at Aswan ?). Tiedemann was an officer with Peters' Emin Pasha Expedition and served as an observer during the Dongola Expedition.

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).
 Item

Caserne de Kasrel Nil [Kasr en-Nil Barracks, Cairo], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/15
Scope and Contents

281 x 226 mm. View from the Great Nile Bridge looking north along the east bank of the Nile, with dhows on the river in the foreground and part of the extensive military barracks at the right. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.

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

Cataract Hotel - Assouan, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/27
Scope and Contents

286 x 222 mm. A view from Elephantine Island looking across the Nile towards the Cataract Hotel, an imposing building that overlooks the river south of the town.

Dates: 1905 - 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

Cataract Hôtel - Salle à manger, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/34
Scope and Contents

295 x 232 mm. A view looking along the spacious dining-room of the Cataract Hotel, a high ceilinged room in vaguely Egyptian style, with rows of tables laid for a meal.

Dates: 1905 - 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

[Celebrations at Port Said, 1911], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/55
Scope and Contents

133 x 83 mm. A view from the harbour looking towards a landing quay where a ceremonial arch has been erected in anticipation of George V’s visit. Photographer unknown, probably Henry Williamson.

Dates: 1911
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

Chapter 9, 1905-01-08 - 1905-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/1/9
Scope and Contents

15 sheets.

Dates: 1905-01-08 - 1905-07-17
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).
 File

Chapter 19, 1915-01-13 - 1915-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/3/2
Scope and Contents

22 sheets.

Dates: 1915-01-13 - 1915-12-17
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).
 File

Chapter 21, 1916-06-22 - 1917-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/3/4
Scope and Contents

22 sheets

Dates: 1916-06-22 - 1917-06-10
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).
 File

Chapter 22, 1917-07-22 - 1919-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/3/5
Scope and Contents

30 sheets.

Dates: 1917-07-22 - 1919-06-27
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

Childers papers

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

Political papers relating to Childers' public career and private papers concerning his family, first wife Emily (nee Walker, 1827-1875) and their eight children.

Dates: 1683 - 1950
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

Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height, described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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

Church Missionary Society photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS
Scope and Contents The Church Missionary Society photograph collection consists of photographic prints, glass and film negatives, and lantern slides. The prints in CMS 1-17 were selected from the CMS’s Photo Bureau, the majority being mounted on sheets of paper annotated with descriptions, which have been recorded as found in the online catalogue. Many photographs would have been taken to illustrate articles in the society’s periodicals including ‘Church Missionary Gleaner’, ‘Church Missionary Intelligencer’...
Dates: 1881 - 1973
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

Citadelle au Caire, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/89
Scope and Contents

194 x 229 mm. Attributed to Tancrède Dumas by Deborah Bull in 'Up the Nile' (1979).

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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

C.J.S. Faulder Vol. III 1876-80 [Faulder Album of India 1876-1880]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022T
Scope and Contents

Disbound album, containing albumen prints of various sizes. The contents include family photographs, scenes of the outward voyage (including France, Italy and Egypt), views in India including the 1877 Delhi Durbar, portraits and groups, including theatrical ones, maps and newspaper clippings (non photographic items are unnumbered). Also included is an envelope containing some of, what appears to be the original captions cut from the album. The collection is well captioned.

Dates: 1876 - 1880
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).
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Cleaning kit by the sea shore, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/223
Scope and Contents

153 x 114 mm. A view showing Grenadier Guards on the beach at Sidi Gabr with tents pitched at the left of the print. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'The Grenadiers at Sidi Gabr, near Alexandria'.

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).
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Cleopatra's Temple at Erment [Armant], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/30
Scope and Contents

157 x 229 mm. A view showing the ruins of Cleopatra's Temple (about five miles south of Thebes) with an Arab sitting on broken rubble in the foreground.

Dates: 1857
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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Cleopatra's Temple at Erment [Armant] near thebes, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/5
Scope and Contents

211 x 160 mm. A view showing the standing columns of the Temple at Erment (also spelt Armant) with piles of rubbish and a seated figure in the foreground. In his commentary Frith condemns the contemporary prejudice that anything less than three thousand years old is considered 'degenerate', modern - of no interest.

Dates: 1857
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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