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Nile River (river)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

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Assouan [Aswan], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/23
Scope and Contents

228 x 157 mm. A fine landscape taken from the top of a hill opposite the Isle of Elephantine and looking north along the Nile. Two Europeans stand in the foreground watching the scene below where dhows are moored along the riverbank unloading produce. The town itself is visible on the skyline in the distance.

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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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).
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Bed of Nile below Assouan Dam, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/199
Scope and Contents

70 x 44 mm.

Dates: 1920
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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[Boat on the Blue Nile], 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK(GS)46
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The slides are 25 x 25 mm. Y3011KKK(GS)1-12 are boxed with Y3011WW Eastham. The remainder are in three separate slide boxes.

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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[Boat on the Nile], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/30
Scope and Contents

87 x 135 mm.

Dates: 1928
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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Boat with Dervish refugees, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/56
Scope and Contents

77 x 77 mm. A view from the shore showing a distant boat on the Nile.

Dates: 1898
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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Boats at the confluence of the Blue and White Niles, Khartoum, 1960 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/9/7/20
Scope and Contents

193 x 139 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1960 - 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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Bord du Nil et palmiers, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/3
Scope and Contents

276 x 230 mm. A view showing a group of Arabs with their camels on a bank of the Nile. In the background are groves of palm trees with pyramids beyond. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 and the Nile, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/4
Scope and Contents

247 x 196 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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 and the Nile, another view, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/5
Scope and Contents

250 x 196 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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 - Boats on the Nile, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 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).
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Cairo - Palm trees on the Nile, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/46
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 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).
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Cairo - Sun set on the Nile, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/45
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 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).
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Cairo - The Nile, 1910

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

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 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).
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Cairo - The Nile, 1910

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

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 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).
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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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Chapter 11, 1906-01-08 - 1906-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/2/2
Scope and Contents

27 sheets.

Dates: 1906-01-08 - 1906-12-27
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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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).
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Cleaning up after 9 months dirt, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/215
Scope and Contents

74 x 76 mm. A view showing Camerons washing from a boat on the Nile.

Dates: 1898
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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Col. Villiers Hatton, C.B., commanding 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/191
Scope and Contents

158 x 125 mm. A view showing Colonel (later Major General) Hatton standing beside a tent in the Omdurman camp, with the Nile in the background. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Omdurman'.

Dates: 1898
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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Crocodile on a sand bank, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/31
Scope and Contents

233 x 156 mm. A view showing a large crocodile (probably dead) on the banks of the Nile in the Philae region.

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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Dawn on the River Nile near Murchison Falls [i.e. Kabalega Falls], Uganda, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/31
Scope and Contents

'163-20-25' printed on bottom right corner.

Dates: 1955
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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[Drying fish], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/502
Scope and Contents

Beside the Nile near Lake Albert. The caption reads: 'All this is fish. Drying for dispatch to the Kilo Gold mines'.

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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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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Ed Damer, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/52
Scope and Contents

76 x 77 mm. An indistinct view of a boat on the Nile at Ed Damer, a few miles south of Atbara.

Dates: 1898
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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