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Kaduna (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

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Kaduna River, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/95
Scope and Contents From the File:

Coloured slides, 50 x 50 mm, mostly Kodak, originally stored in a carrying case. They relate to nursing in Nigeria and Ghana.

Dates: 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
 Sub-Fonds

Letters from Oliver Raymont in Nigeria, 1939 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/22
Scope and Contents Undated extracts from letters written to Raymont's parents and sisters. The letters do not cover any major events, but provide an insight into the life of a subaltern of the period. Raymont discusses his regimental duties, social life, sport and views on Nigeria and its people. The extracts appear to be from a longer account and are in two sections. The first batch of letters cover 22 June 1935 - 6 January 1937 (112 pages), and relate to when Raymont was stationed in Enugu and Ibadan,...
Dates: 1939 - 1981
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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[Literacy classes, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/61
Scope and Contents

Showing an adult reading and writing class being held in the open air beneath the shade of a tree. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The ignorance of the people is one of the obstacles to be overcome in the resettlement scheme. An experiment in mass literacy has therefore been undertaken. In this picture grown-ups are seen being taught to read and write'.

Dates: 1940
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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[Market scene, ?Anchau, c.1939], 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/46
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Until the new market was built at Takalafiya, meat was sold under the most unsanitary [sic] conditions, as can be seen in this picture'.

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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Mass Education, 1944-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/62
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The Sleeping Sickness Service fully realises that half the battle against disease and ignorance is literacy. Here is a class in progress in the Muslem Elementary School at Takalafiya'.

Dates: 1944-10-17
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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[Moving to Takalafiya, c.1939], 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/39
Scope and Contents

Showing a line of men, their belongings on their heads, walking along the path from Anchau to Takalafiya. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The dispossessed people of Anchau migrate to the newly planned town at Takalafiya'.

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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My house at Zaria in 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/53
Scope and Contents 100 x 75 mm. Showing the front fa├žade 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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Pay Day, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/37
Scope and Contents

Showing African labourers queueing in front of a table in a village square where two Europeans are handing out pay. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'At the height of the dry season as many as 2,000 labourers are employed to extend protective clearing'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Pigs on stock farm set up by Sleeping Sickness Service, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/49
Scope and Contents

Showing a litter of pigs being fed. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'From the stock farm set up by the Sleeping Sickness Service pigs are distributed to the local peasantry. They are bred from British imported stock. Payment is made by handing over a female from the first litter. When weaned the pigs ate [sic] sold to the Agricultural Department for fattening and transported to Lagos, the capital of Nigeria'.

Dates: 1940
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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[Pigs on stock farm set up by Sleeping Sickness Service, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/50
Scope and Contents

Showing a litter of pigs being fed. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'From the stock farm set up by the Sleeping Sickness Service pigs are distributed to the local peasantry. They are bred from British imported stock. Payment is made by handing over a female from the first litter. When weaned the pigs ate [sic] sold to the Agricultural Department for fattening and transported to Lagos, the capital of Nigeria'.

Dates: 1940
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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[Road-making], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/36
Scope and Contents

Showing African labourers digging road foundations. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'As a preliminary to the resettlement scheme, the Sleeping Sickness Service had to take many new roads through the Anchau corridor'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Sleeping sickness education, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/60
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Local officials are employed by the Sleeping Sickness Service in propaganda work in the village. They are expected to deal with health measures, the issue and cultivation of new or improved seeds, care of fruit and other trees, management of livestock and methods of soil conservation, animal health and hygiene. The head of a compound is here seen listening intently to two members of the Propaganda team'.

Dates: 1940
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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[Sleeping Sickness Service clinic, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/54
Scope and Contents

Showing patients queueing to be treated at an open-air clinic. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Curative treatment for Sleeping Sickness must go hand in hand with the attack on the breeding places of the tsetse'.

Dates: 1940
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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[Sleeping sickness service survey in the Anchau Corridor, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/34-62
Scope and Contents A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved) issued under the general title 'Sleeping sickness experiment is pattern for progress in rural Africa'. Each has the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'The British Government is carrying out a successful and interesting experiment in Nigeria, to beat that great menace to African life, Sleeping Sickness. The town of Anchau, centre of the experiment is in the middle of an area ravaged by the...
Dates: 1940
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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Surveying, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/34
Scope and Contents Showing a European surveyor with Nigerian assistants in the bush investigating the quality of land suitable for settlement. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Every inch of the Anchau corridor had to be surveyed by the Sleeping Sickness Service before the Anchau resettlement scheme could start. Over large areas vegetation surveys were carried out to determine the quality and amount of land suitable for resettlement. The distribution of tsetse fly, sleeping sickness and...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Surveying, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/35
Scope and Contents

Showing survey staff at work in the bush. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Every inch of the Anchau corridor had to be surveyed by the Sleeping Sickness Service before the Anchau resettlement scheme could start. Over large areas vegetation surveys were carried out to determine the quality and amount of land suitable for resettlement. The distribution of tsetse fly, sleeping sickness and population had to be plotted and trial shafts sunk for water'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Taking meteorological readings, Takalafiya, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/53
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Meanwhile, there must be constant research at the headquarters of the Sleeping Sickness Service at Takalafiya. A local official is seen taking the daily temperature and rainfall records for checking fly distribution and tsetse movement'.

Dates: 1940
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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The well-spaced compounds of the new town of Takalafiya, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/42
Scope and Contents

View looking over the circular mud and thatch houses of a compound at Takalafiya. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Compounds are dispersed singly or in groups, preferably of not more than two. A compound 100 feet square suits the average farmer and larger or smaller compounds are based on this unit. Between compounds is a space of 100 feet. Huts are 12 feet in diameter and spaced 12 feet apart. Such a lay-out is spacious, affording good ventilation and fire breaks'.

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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[Treating sleeping sickness, Takalafiya, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/55
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'At the Takalafiya dispensary this woman victim of sleeping sickness is given intravenous injections of tryparsimide by the sleeping sickness service attendant'.

Dates: 1940
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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[View at Takalafiya, c.1939], 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/40
Scope and Contents

Showing Africans posed in the open grass square at the centre of Takalafiya. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The town of Takalafiya was planned and built round a large grass square in the centre of which is a cement-lined well - one of the five new wells in the town. These new wells are a vast improvement on the old with adequate supplies which caused guinea worm infection. The photograph was taken from the top of a mosque'.

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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[View at Takalafiya, c.1939], 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/41
Scope and Contents

View looking over the central grass square towards one of the residential compounds. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The newly planned town of Takalafiya, built to take the 600 inhabitants evacuated when wide streets were driven through the slums of Anchau. Compounds are spaced round a central grass square in the centre of which stands a cement-lined well'.

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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[View in the Anchau slums, 1930s], 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/38
Scope and Contents

Showing a woman spinning cotton in front of a mud and thatch hut in Anchau. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The hub of the resettlement scheme is the town of Anchau. In 1939 the foul and congested slums of the town were cleaned up. Three wide roads were driven through the town and the 600 people thus dispossessed were moved to a new site - Takalafiy, three-quarters of a mile away. The picture shows a woman of Anchau slums before the town was cleaned up'.

Dates: 1930 - 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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