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Nairobi (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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Aerial view of the Railway Training School, Nairobi, 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/19
Scope and Contents

244 x 185 mm. View looking down on class rooms and living quarters.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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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[Bathing party at Clairmont near Nairobi], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/68
Scope and Contents

76 x 52 mm. The bathers are Carberry, Mrs Carberry, Bentell, Miss Thomas (a friend of Gladstone's) and Tony Gladstone.

Dates: 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).
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Bathing party at Clairmont near Nairobi, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/26
Scope and Contents

84 x 59 mm. The bathers are identified on the back of the photograph as Carberry, Mrs Carberry, Bentell, Miss Thomas (a friend of Gladstone's) and Tony Gladstone.

Dates: 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).
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Bus and passengers by banana trees, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 27/48
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions from K.H. Buxton, who is probably Kathleen Hannah Buxton (1905-1999), daughter of Reverend Leonard Buxton, the Vicar of North Mimms, Hertfordshire.

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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Canon Butcher hands the Bible to the Rev. E. Gacanja, Vicar of St. Stephen’s, Nairobi, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/1/6
Scope and Contents

154 x 110 mm. matt print.

Dates: 1952
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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Canon H.J.E. Butcher addressing the congregation at Thanksgiving Service in St. Stephen’s Church, Nairobi, 21 Sept. 1952, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/1/3
Scope and Contents

154 x 110 mm. matt print.

Dates: 1952
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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[Cars on road], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/73
Scope and Contents

79 x 54 mm. Two cars, one of which is being worked on, probably on the Nairobi-Ngong Road.

Dates: 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).
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[Cars on road], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/27
Scope and Contents

157 x 106 mm. Two cars, one of which is being worked on, probably on the Nairobi-Ngong Road.

Dates: 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).
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Cathedral Church of All Saints, Nairobi

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 388
Scope and Contents Material collected by Hopkins during his time as Provost, the majority relating to the funding, planning, construction and consecration of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Nairobi, 1952.1 Ceremony of the Laying of the Foundation Stone for the Extension of All Saints' Cathedral, Nairobi (1949) 2 The Form and Order of the Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the Granting of the Royal Charter to Nairobi (1950)3 Civic Ceremony Invitation to Prayer (1950)4 The...
Dates: 1949 - 1955
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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Christian Industrial Training Centre, Pumwani: interviewing boy applying for bursary, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/125
Scope and Contents

131 x 130 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1960 - 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).
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Christian Industrial Training Centre, Pumwani: Rev. Charles Tett instructing, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/183
Scope and Contents

104 x 101 mm. glossy print with 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1963
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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Christian Industrial Training Centre, Pumwani: visit of Sir Kenneth Grubb, CMS President (1944-69) in 1961, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/184
Scope and Contents

111 x 89 mm. matt print with 155 x 107 mm. enlargement. Pictured left to right outside the new workshop are: Isaac Machana, the Headmaster, Grubb, G.K. Sykes, Rev. A.C. Rendle and S.W. Giltrap

Dates: 1961
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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CMS Church at Pumwani, 1905 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 25/33
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides. The collection includes slides by Miss Margaret Laing, who served in CMS hospitals in Ngora/Ongino and Kumi, Uganda, during 1929-48. Items 17-23 are by Laing and 24-28 are probably hers as well.

Dates: 1905 - 1948
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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Contrasts in Kenya: Nairobi and the Highlands. The Times, Tuesday, Oct 2, 1928, 1924 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178/3
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook with a newspaper cutting showing Government House, Nairobi, pasted on the front cover. The book contains newspaper cuttings, two loose letters (from Misso wa Rapeshemwa 14 July 1924 and Nguyo s/o Kimaru 1 May 1929) and a telegram to Arnold Paice.

Dates: 1924 - 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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Coryndon Museum Fete, 1950-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/121-28
Scope and Contents

Views of the ceremony.

Dates: 1950-05
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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Diary, 1907-04-09 - 1907-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178/2
Scope and Contents

Description of a journey from Durban to Nairobi (circa 65 pages).

Dates: 1907-04-09 - 1907-07-18
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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Diary, 1906-01-22 - 1909-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/3
Scope and Contents

The diary records Bell's years as Commissioner (later Governor) of Uganda, notable for his efforts to combat a sleeping sickness epidemic, develop cotton cultivation among other economic initiatives, and to improve the protectorate's transportation network. Bell describes his official duties and colleagues, Uganda’s peoples and landscape, and his social life and personal affairs. The diary contains one photograph (circa 150 sheets).

Dates: 1906-01-22 - 1909-03
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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Eastleigh Airport, 1949-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/15-16
Scope and Contents From the File:

Various sizes.

Dates: 1949-12
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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Electrical trainees, Railway Training School, Nairobi, 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/20
Scope and Contents

246 x 189 mm. Showing trainees using demonstration equipment in the electrical workshop.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the Province of Kenya: Olang’ and others outside the cathedral, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/245
Scope and Contents

149 x 105 mm. glossy print.

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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the Province of Kenya: Olang’ and others outside the cathedral, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/246
Scope and Contents

149 x 105 mm. glossy print.

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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the province of Kenya: Olang’ and President Kenyatta outside the cathedral, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/247
Scope and Contents

202 x 150 mm. glossy print.

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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the Province of Kenya: President Jomo Kenyatta at the service, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/241
Scope and Contents

149 x 105 mm. glossy print.

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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the Province of Kenya: President Kenyatta and (?) his daughter Margaret outside the cathedral with Archbishop L.J. Beecher on the right, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/243
Scope and Contents

149 x 105 mm. glossy print.

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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Enthronement of Bishop Festo Olang’ as the first Kenyan Archbishop in the newly formed Anglican Church of the Province of Kenya: President Kenyatta and the Archbishop outside the cathedral, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/242
Scope and Contents

147 x 108 mm. glossy print.

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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