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Mombasa (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

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A bit of the coast at Kilindini Harbour, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/10
Scope and Contents

200 x 156 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/20.

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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A. da Costa Veiga, ‘Relacao das Plantas da India Oriental’, 1936, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 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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A well in the native quarter, Mombasa, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/9
Scope and Contents

207 x 157 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/17.

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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Abudi Sheik, 1905 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 25/36
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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Aerial view of Kilindini Harbour, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/3
Scope and Contents

245 x 185 mm. Similar view to the preceding print but showing a different section of the harbour in the foreground.

Dates: 1959
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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Aerial view of Kilindini Harbour, Apr. 1959, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/2
Scope and Contents

246 x 191 mm. View looking down on wharves, shipping and the railway terminal. The print shows deep water berths 1-10.

Dates: 1959
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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Aga Khan School: Margaret Brown teaching deaf children, 1967 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/116
Scope and Contents

79 x 80 mm. glossy print with two copies and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 1967 - 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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Aga Khan School: Margaret Brown teaching deaf children, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/117
Scope and Contents

79 x 80 mm. glossy print with copy and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 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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Appeal judgement on the land claims of the three tribes of Mombasa by Bonham-Carter; 1913, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/10/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 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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Asian shops and residences in Mombasa, 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/23
Scope and Contents

140 x 150 mm. Showing people in a busy street.

Dates: 1933 - 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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At Bishop's Court, Mombasa, 1901 or 1902 (same place as wedding reception of T.B.R. and Mrs Westgate given by Mrs Peel), 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/2
Scope and Contents

161 x 118 mm. Group portrait of missionary women and African (? servants). Identified on the reverse are: Mrs Pickthall, Mrs W.C. Peel, Miss Brewer, (?)Mrs English, (?)Miss Gedge, Miss Austin (?Agnes) English, Henrietta Westgate, Mrs Burns, Kathleen Crawford, Agneta Peel.

Dates: 1901 - 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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Bank of India, Mombasa early 1900s, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/9
Scope and Contents

203 x 153 mm. General view of the bank premises, a two storey building with arched windows, a pitched and gabled roof and tiled sunshades over the windows of the main façade.

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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Bishop Mwang’ombe outside Mombasa Cathedral with the Rev. David Milton-Thompson after the latter's ordination, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/121
Scope and Contents

155 x 108 mm. glossy print with two copies.

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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Bishop Peel's boys, Mombasa, 1901, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/5
Scope and Contents

159 x 110 mm. Group portrait of African servants.

Dates: 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).
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Christian Industrial Training School students at work on interior building, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/118
Scope and Contents

210 x 140 mm. glossy print with copy.

Dates: 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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Clearing a fallen tree, East Africa (?Mombasa)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468X
Scope and Contents

A collection of three uncaptioned loose prints measuring approximately 210 x 150 mm. There is no indication with the prints of what they depict and their source is unknown. The pictures illustrate attempts to remove a tree which has fallen across the path of a narrow gauge rail track. From the smallness of the line, it is possible that this is the trolley line on Mombasa Island.

Dates: 1900
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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Description of Mombasa, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/14
Scope and Contents

A collection of papers including translations from A. Bocarro, J. de Barros, J. dos Santos, Paris y Sousa and Vasco da Gama.

Dates: 1950 - 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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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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East African Railway Workshops, Nairobi: lunchtime discussion led by the Rev. Andrew Hake, 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/129a
Scope and Contents

109 x 112 mm. glossy print with copy and 56 mm. negative.

Dates: 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).
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Entrance to Kilindini Harbour, ruins of Vasco da Gama Fort, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/1
Scope and Contents

200 x 157 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/2.

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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Entrance to Mombasa Harbour, 1900 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Kenya/12
Scope and Contents

The postcard does not have a publisher's name printed on it but is of similar style to PC Kenya/13-18 which are by Swift Press.

Dates: 1900 - 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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First sight of Mombasa, no time for colour, 1900-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/19
Scope and Contents

An uncoloured pencil sketch of part of the waterfront, probably from the Old Harbour, and showing the Customs House and landing stages.

Dates: 1900-02-13
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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Fish and firewood markets, 1900 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Kenya/11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcard views of Mombasa. Published by D. Evaristo Coutinho and the Swift Press.

Dates: 1900 - 1909
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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Former Port Health Office, Mombasa, 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/6
Scope and Contents

107 x 71 mm. A photograph taken in 1976 showing the verandahed exterior.

Dates: 1976
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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Frere Town Church, 1900-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/25
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

66 watercolours, 150 x 200 mm in size. The captions, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Notes provided by H.B. Thomas have been incorporated into the description.

Dates: 1900-02-22
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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