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Zaria (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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A 'Fulani' stock bull at the Department of Agriculture stock farm and experiment station at Shika, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/31
Scope and Contents

205 x 155 mm. Detailed view of a bull. Shika is near Zaria in Northern Nigeria.

Dates: 1933 - 1964
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 Zaria, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/595
Scope and Contents

Showing a young man working on a bowl.

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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[At Zaria], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/596
Scope and Contents

Showing a boy holding a bowl.

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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At Zaria, Nigeria, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/609
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell's car in front of stone buildings.

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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At Zaria, Xmas 1911, 1911-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/151
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. Showing a group of Europeans posed on the steps leading up to the verandah of a house at Zaria. The only identified figures are Bell and his A.D.C. Frank Burton.

Dates: 1911-12
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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Bishop A.W. Smith’s old house, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/10/3/194
Scope and Contents

157 x 113 mm. matt print with copy and 56 mm. negative.

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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Bodyguard of the Emir of Zaria, 1912, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/150
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. Showing a large troop of the Emir's bodyguard, on horseback and wearing armour.

Dates: 1912
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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Doctor’s house and compound, 1905 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 29/41
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1905 - 1927
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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Emir of Zaria, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/160
Scope and Contents

59 x 103 mm. A three-quarter length portrait of the Emir standing in front of a decorated mud wall.

Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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[?Emir of Zaria], 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/17
Scope and Contents

112 x 85 mm. Showing the Emir (not positively identified) and two other figures (possibly also Emirs) seated on the verandah of Government House, Zaria. A group of children is seated on the steps in the foreground.

Dates: 1911 - 1912
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 baby born at Zaria Hospital, 1905 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 29/43
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1905 - 1927
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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Gateway into old Zaria, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/608
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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Government Lodge at Zaria, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/15
Scope and Contents

115 x 88 mm. A view of the drawing room of Bell's house in Zaria.

Dates: 1911 - 1912
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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Grand tour, 1913-11-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 134/7/6
Scope and Contents A description of a ten day 'Grand Tour' to Kano, August-September 1913. Ward describes how 'I was to have had a change to Kaduna to open a new hospital there but owing to illness I was unable to go and the medical officer arranged this trip for me instead'. She travelled in the company of Mr and Mrs Goldsmith through Zungeru, Minna, Kaduna, Zaria and Kano (pp. 2-8), Zaria (pp. 8-11) and from Minna to Zungeru. The account includes comments on the position of Islam, mission work and the...
Dates: 1913-11-11
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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Interior of Zaria Church, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 29/40
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1900 - 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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Letters, 1910-01-10 - 1910-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/4
Scope and Contents

These letters document Bell’s early service as Governor of Northern Nigeria, describing his arrival at Zungeru and official duties, including the encouragement of railway development and tin mining, finance and the planning of new towns, as well as his colleagues, accommodation and social life. Bell embarked upon several tours of inspection, reporting upon local rulers, people, climate, terrain and wildlife (109 sheets).

Dates: 1910-01-10 - 1910-12-27
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).
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Letters, 1910-01-10 - 1910-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/5
Scope and Contents

These letters likely were written to Bell’s sister Eleanor or Ellen, who was managing his Dominican plantation Sylvania. Those which deal with Nigerian subjects are similar to letters addressed to Bell’s aunt in RCMS 36/4/4 (68 sheets).

Dates: 1910-01-10 - 1910-11-08
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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Letters, 1911-01-02 - 1911-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/6
Scope and Contents

These letters describe Bell’s service in Nigeria, including tin mines, town planning, railway construction, finance, the efficiency of subordinate officers, official tours, the completion of a new residence at Zaria, leisure, health and the publication of ‘Love in black’ (32 sheets).

Dates: 1911-01-02 - 1911-12-20
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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[Lounge, Govt. House, Zaria], 1909 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/64
Scope and Contents

105 x 77 mm. A view looking across the lounge towards the windows framed by arches.

Dates: 1909 - 1912
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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Lounge. Govt. House, Zaria, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/163
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view looking across the lounge towards the windows framed by arches.

Dates: 1908 - 1912
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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Malam Adamu, evangelist in the Zaria district, 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/10/2/8
Scope and Contents

113 x 158 mm. matt print with 35 mm. negative.

Dates: 1953
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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Men’s ward, Zaria Hospital, 1905 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 29/42
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1905 - 1927
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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My house at Zaria in 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/53
Scope and Contents 100 x 75 mm. Showing the front façade of the Government Lodge at Zaria, occupied by Bell during his period as Governor of Northern Nigeria. The house is described by Bell in a letter as a pleasant building with well-tended gardens, although 'the Engineer afflicted it with a porch of such an absolutely revolting style that I am going to have the offending part pulled down and rebuilt after my own ideas.' (Bell 1911, October 11). Bell's transfer to the Leeward Islands appears to have...
Dates: 1913
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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'Pearl', 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/132
Scope and Contents

83 x 82 mm. Showing Bell riding his horse Pearl.

Dates: 1912
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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South African Aid to Britain Fund Film 3, 1955-11 - 1956-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 219/3/3
Scope and Contents Part of ‘South African Aid to Britain Fund Overseas travel parties for Youth. West Africa Tour. November 1955 - January 1956’, and second part of the RCMS 219/3/2 film on Nigeria. Intertitles and shot list include: ‘Itu Leper Colony’, ‘Enugu - Boys’ Band Hilltop’, ‘Jos tin mines - tin and columbite’, ‘Famous hospital - Vom. Plateau - house and patients’, ‘Village crafts - Kudaru’, ‘Mock Police Riot. Police College, Kaduna’, ‘Northern House of Assembly’, ‘Compound of the Emir of Zaria’,...
Dates: 1955-11 - 1956-01
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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