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Egypt (former nation/state/empire)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

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Abou Simbel, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/15
Scope and Contents 158 x 220 mm. A view showing the facade of the great temple at Abu Simbel with the colossal statues of Rameses II seen in profile. Probably the most photographed of the Ancient Egyptian sites from Maxime du Campe (1849) onwards. The temple was moved to higher ground to protect it from the effects of the Aswan High Dam.
Dates: 1857
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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Abu Sir, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/3
Scope and Contents 95 x 95 mm. Showing six men stood in a line on a slope. Water, perhaps the second cataract, is visible behind them.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
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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Aden: boom, harbour, British warships, Suez canal zone, Grand Hotel Helwan, used as New Zealand Hospital, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/250-57
Scope and Contents From the File: Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
Dates: 1942
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

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation, emigration,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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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Assiut, 1920-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/24/9
Scope and Contents 107 x 65 mm. A group of men standing in front of a plane.
Dates: 1920-02-24
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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Assouan [i.e. Aswan], Dam, Mar 20, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/368
Scope and Contents 65 x 45 mm.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Assouan [i.e. Aswan], Reservoir, Mar 20, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/369
Scope and Contents 110 x 65 mm.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Aswan [Ālī, As-Sadd al-]: River Nile waters changing course into diversion canal, 14 May 1964, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/7
Scope and Contents 195 x 242 mm. glossy print.
Dates: 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).
 File

Autograph letters, 1890 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/11
Scope and Contents A collection of autograph letters with a list compiled by Bell. Those of particular interest include eight letters from Neville Chamberlain, whom Bell met in the Bahamas in 1895, and nine letters from Robert Dolbey, the army medical officer and Professor of Surgery at the University of Cairo, whom Bell appointed as his literary executor (circa 150 sheets).
Dates: 1890 - 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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Barber, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/7
Scope and Contents 53 x 80 mm
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Below the Dam of Assouan [i.e. Aswan], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/372
Scope and Contents 70 x 45 mm.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Brackley at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/370
Scope and Contents 45 x 70 mm. Showing Brackley riding on a donkey or mule.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Bread and nut stand, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/6
Scope and Contents 53 x 80 mm
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Bubble pipe smoker and tea man, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/29
Scope and Contents 85 x 53 mm
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Cairo, Feb '20, 1920-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/270
Scope and Contents 100 x 60 mm. A general view of the city.
Dates: 1920-02
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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Cairo: the pyramids, feluccas on the Nile, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/348-53
Scope and Contents From the File: Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Cairo to Cape. The start. Cairo., 1920-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/24/8
Scope and Contents 107 x 65 mm. Five men, including Frederick Tymms, standing in front of a plane. The men are identified on the back of the photograph.
Dates: 1920-02-23
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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Cairo zoo, Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/379
Scope and Contents 85 x 60 mm. View of pelicans sat beside a lake.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Cairo zoo, Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/381
Scope and Contents 85 x 60 mm. Showing a man feeding a hippopotamus through the bars of its enclosure.
Dates: 1920-03
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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Camel Corps trooper, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/25
Scope and Contents 85 x 53 mm
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/14
Scope and Contents 217 x 151 mm. A view showing the two scarred colossi with their guardian sphinxes in the desert at Wady Saboua, near Korosko. Frith supplies a conventionally romantic remark on their desolation: 'The reader will conjecture that the desolate figures which form my picture are the two statues which terminated the dromos, and some of the mutilated bodies of the androsphynxes. The pylon of the temple is rude, and very much dilapidated; and it appeared to me that these figures were most...
Dates: 1857
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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Desert transport: camels, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/27
Scope and Contents 85 x 53 mm
Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Destroyers of the Italian fleet, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/299-302
Scope and Contents From the File: Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
Dates: 1944
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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Early morning at Wady Kardassy, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/39
Scope and Contents 156 x 203 mm. A view of the ruins of Wady Kardassy, taken from the side of the building facing the Nile.
Dates: 1857
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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Egypt: Italian Fleet entering Alexandria, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/289-92
Scope and Contents From the File: Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
Dates: 1944
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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