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Khartoum (region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 184 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/107
Scope and Contents

153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/102
Scope and Contents

81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman. In fact they were not to see action that day. At midday a bombardment of Omdurman was commenced and the rest of the day was spent making preparations for the expected Dervish attack the following dawn.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/104
Scope and Contents

81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/106
Scope and Contents

153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/108
Scope and Contents

153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/103
Scope and Contents

164 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
 Item

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/105
Scope and Contents

153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.

Dates: 1898-09-01
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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4th class passengers, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/67
Scope and Contents From the File:

Packet containing loose monochrome postcards showing scenes in Khartoum. The packet is 'Set III' of four sets issued by the Sudan Government Railways and Steamers.

Dates: 1900
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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10 a.m. At the right of the flagstaff, Lieut Staveley R.N., Capt. Watson, K.R.R., A.D.C. On the left the Sirdar's Egyptian A.D.C, 1898-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/137
Scope and Contents 158 x 130 mm. A view showing the flag-raising ceremony at Gordon's palace which took place on September 4th. Two flagpoles have been mounted on the ruined palace. By the right hand pole stand Lieutenant (later Admiral) Cecil Staveley and Captain (later Lieut. Col) James Watson. By the left hand pole stand the Sirdar's Egyptian ADC and Bertram Mitford (later Major General). In the foreground massed soldiers face inwards towards the ruined walls of the palace. A rear view of Capt Von...
Dates: 1898-09-04
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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A fellow prisoner of Neufeld in Yakoub's courtyard, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/167
Scope and Contents 160 x 109 mm. A view showing a newly released fellow-prisoner of Charles Neufeld's in Yakoub's courtyard (Yakoub was a half-brother of the Khalifa). This man is probably Ibrahim Fawzi Pasha. Originally a cadet in the Egyptian administration in the Sudan, in 1874 he served under Gordon in Equatoria. Emin Pasha took his place when he was convicted of irregularities and for a time he was Arabi Pasha's chief of Police in Cairo (1882). Again employed by Gordon, he was in charge of the...
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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A well in the Sudan, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/65
Scope and Contents From the File:

Packet containing loose monochrome postcards (one missing from original set of six). The postcards show scenes in Omdurman. The packet is 'Set II' of four sets issued by the Sudan Government Railways and Steamers.

Dates: 1900
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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Abdel Rahman (our cook), 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/527
Scope and Contents

95 x 125 mm. Three quarter length informal portrait of Abdel in Hebbert's garden.

Dates: 1930 - 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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After it, 1898-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/117
Scope and Contents

165 x 114 mm. A view showing a section of the battlefield after the second phase, the ground littered with dervish corpses. The Khalifa lost a staggering 11,000 men killed and 16,000 wounded at Omdurman. Anglo-Egyptian losses totalled 48 killed and 382 wounded. (However, the Mahdist losses have been, and continue to be, a matter for dispute).

Dates: 1898-09-02
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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After the first fight, 1898-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/115
Scope and Contents

88 x 158 mm. A very blurred and indistinct view showing dead and wounded dervishes.

Dates: 1898-09-02
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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An Haboob (dust storm), Khartoum, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/2/1/49
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Numbered and labelled slides from the Hebberts' trip to Ethiopia.

Dates: 1943
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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Another carriage from Khartum found in the arsenal, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/181
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing a carriage. 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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At the Khartoum races, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/4
Scope and Contents

135 x 85 mm. Showing eight Europeans stood by the racetrack. Hebbert is fifth from the left. Mrs Hebbert is third from the left, identified as 'LMH'.

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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Avro 5. Khartoum to Merowe, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/152
Scope and Contents

76 x 54 mm. A view of part of a plane.

Dates: 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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Avro 5. Khartoum to Merowe, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/153
Scope and Contents

76 x 54 mm. A view of part of a plane.

Dates: 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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Avro 5. Khartoum to Merowe, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/154
Scope and Contents

76 x 54 mm. A view of part of a plane.

Dates: 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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Baggara Emir killed, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/183
Scope and Contents

161 x 105 mm. A view showing the corpse of the Emir of the Baggara lying on an angareb (a wooden framed bed) in a courtyard in Omdurman. 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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Bedawi and Atrash, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/13
Scope and Contents

115 x 85 mm. Showing two horses grazing, with their handlers.

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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Bell of the Mission Church, 1898-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/147
Scope and Contents

49 x 63 mm. A view showing the shattered bell of the Austrian Mission Church with the walls of the building behind. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Khartum'.

Dates: 1898-09-04
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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Bieqhou [Buqhou?], Tulha, Shah Abbas, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/14
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 mm. Showing a man with two horses either side of him.

Dates: 1939
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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Bodies of Baggaras, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/184
Scope and Contents

79 x 79 mm. A view showing stripped and looted Baggara corpses on the battlefield at Omdurman. 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).