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Benin City (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Chief of the Woodcarvers of the Oba of Benin [i.e. Benin City] examining a carving of one of his pupi[ls], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/99
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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

EVN 14-32 A students [sic] of the Chief of the Brasscasters of the Oba of Benin [i.e. Benin City], working at a figure in wax for casting, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/98
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Leaves, flowers and fruit of Funtumia Africana, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/68
Scope and Contents

76 x 98 mm. A studio photograph showing various parts of Funtumia Africana trees grown in Benin City, Southern Nigeria, including leaves, flowers, fruit, galls and empty pods.

Dates: 1903 - 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

Native communal plantation, Igbashudi, Benin City, Southern Nigeria, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/88
Scope and Contents

77 x 99 mm. A view showing Christy's tent erected among a plantation of nine-year-old Funtumias.

Dates: 1903 - 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).
 File

Nigerian and Beninian diary, 1909-11-26 - 1909-12-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/2/4
Scope and Contents

This diary (circa 80 pages) was kept by Christy during a tour of Nigeria and Benin to survey rubber trees growing in the wild and cultivated in plantations.

Dates: 1909-11-26 - 1909-12-30
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

Pastor and agents at Benin, 1900 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 29/39
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Resthouse and communal plantation, Benin City, Southern Nigeria, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/87
Scope and Contents

109 x 92 mm. A view showing a group of Africans standing in front of the resthouse at Igbashudi, Benin City, with a communal plantation of nine-year-old Funtumias in the background. Photograph by L. Palfreman.

Dates: 1903 - 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

Tapping of wild tree, Benin City District, Southern Nigeria

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/128
Scope and Contents

81 x 106 mm. A partially fogged print showing the scarring results from deep tapping on indigenous principles.

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

Thirty years ago by Philip Tengely

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043LL
Scope and Contents

Unpublished reminiscences of Tengely's service in West Africa, 134 pages, illustrated with original photographs, presumably by the author.

Dates: 1939
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).