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Mombasa (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

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Frere Town Church, 1900-02-22

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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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Frere Town Police, 1880s, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/11
Scope and Contents

205 x 129 mm. A row of African police on parade. The African in command, at the left, is probably Michael Dowman.

Dates: 1977
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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Freretown (Xtian mission station on mainland), 1900-02-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/20
Scope and Contents

'Dispensary and orphan's dormitory in background.'

Dates: 1900-02-15
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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Government House and other residences, Mombasa

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/13
Scope and Contents

76 x 57 mm. General view looking along the headland towards Government House and other residences in the area. With the sea on the left.

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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H.M. Customs and landing stages, Mombasa, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/5
Scope and Contents

207 x 156 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/8.

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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House in Mombasa in which Hobley lived, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/8
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. View looking across a garden towards a verandahed house. The note on the reverse states that it was occupied by a company employee, John Robert Wilson Pigott (1850-1928), during IBEA Co. times and by Charles William Hobley (1857-1947) when he was Provincial Commissioner of Seyidieh Province (appointed 1912). The house was built on the site of the Katherine Bibby Hospital.

Dates: 1977
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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J. Krapf, ‘Arabic Chronicle of Mombasa’, ‘Ausland', 1858, 1950 - 1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/6
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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Kenya: Mombasa on the coast, Fort Jesus, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/175-83
Scope and Contents From the File:

Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.

Dates: 1943
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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Kilindini Harbour, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/11
Scope and Contents

203 x 157 mm. A duplicate of Y30468G/21.

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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Kipevu deep water berths, Mombasa, 1950 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/4
Scope and Contents

190 x 245 mm. Showing sacks of produce being winched on board a ship moored at Kipevu deep water berths.

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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Lady's Mission House (Miss Brewer's), Frere Town (mainland), 1900-02-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/22
Scope and Contents

'On right water tank, roofed over. N's nuns' veiling garments, washed by herself, drying on balcony.'

Dates: 1900-02-17
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).
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Likoni landing ground site - Mombasa, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/6/52
Scope and Contents

135 x 95 mm. A general view of grassland. Two people can be seen in the background walking through the long grass, and beyond them, buildings or huts amongst the trees.

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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[Likoni landing ground site - Mombasa], 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/4
Scope and Contents

89 x 61 mm.

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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Loading cargo for export, Kilindini Harbour, 1950 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/1
Scope and Contents

191 x 196 mm. View along a wharf at Kilindini towards railway freight trucks, a crane and a moored ship.

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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Macadara Road, Mombasa, 1900 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Kenya/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcard views of Mombasa. Published by D. Evaristo Coutinho and the 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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Mangrove swamp, near Mombasa. Our canoe in foreground, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/74
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 77 loose sheets. On one sheet, in ink capitals, is written 'Photographs taken between June 18th 1934 - December 1934, in the Lamu Archipelago, Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, Ruanda Urundi, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons, Nigeria, French West Africa.' The majority of the photographs have been captioned by hand, in a difficult handwriting, and some of the names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
Dates: 1934
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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Mechanical handling, Kipevu and Kilindini deep water berths, 1950 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468M/6
Scope and Contents

190 x 245 mm. Showing cranes transferring produce from the fork lift trucks to steamers moored alongside the wharves.

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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Miss Elizabeth Hannington with Bishop Mwang’ombe on the day of his consecration in Mombasa Cathedral, 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/120
Scope and Contents

152 x 110 mm. glossy print with 80 x 79 mm. copy.

Dates: 1965
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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Mombasa, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/6/54
Scope and Contents

75 x 55 mm. A view of a beach or shoreline from a road which seems to run through the water.

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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Mombasa, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/6/56
Scope and Contents

75 x 55 mm. A view from a rooftop looking towards the coastline.

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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Mombasa, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/6/57
Scope and Contents

75 x 55 mm. A walled street scene. A flag is flying.

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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[Mombasa], 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/6
Scope and Contents

88 x 62 mm. A house above the shoreline.

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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[Mombasa], 1925

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

88 x 62 mm. A view from a rooftop looking towards the coastline.

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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Mombasa, 1950-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/165-205
Scope and Contents

Largely commercial photographs showing scenes of the harbour, ships, beaches, old town, market, Fort Jesus, Nyali Bridge, court house, city centre, and First World War Memorial.

Dates: 1950-08
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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Mombasa, 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/1
Scope and Contents

159 x 117 mm. Group portrait of missionaries and their wives. Identified on the reverse are: Miss Deed, Kathleen Crawford, Mr and Mrs Bierns, Mrs Pickthall, Mr Hamshere.

Dates: 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).
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