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Nile River (river)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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).
 Item

[Pumping station on the Nile], 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/13
Scope and Contents

105 x 78 mm. A view showing an installation by the bank of the Nile for extracting water for irrigation purposes. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1916
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

Sudanese diary, 1915-02-12 - 1915-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/6/2
Scope and Contents

The diary (300 pages) records regional sleeping sickness inspection tours and the mapping of the Nile-Congo boundary for the Sudanese Government. It includes considerable zoological notes, and descriptions of the terrain, missionary stations, and the African peoples that Christy encountered. In many entries, Christy has underlined key words in the text or written summaries in the margins.

Dates: 1915-02-12 - 1915-10-26
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).
 Series

Sudanese papers, 1915-02-10 - 1915-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/6
Scope and Contents

Diary and letters written by Christy during his work for the Sudanese Government.

Dates: 1915-02-10 - 1915-10-26
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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