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Anchau (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Group including Malam Joseph in front of a compound of the Maguyawa, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/10/5/3
Scope and Contents

155 x 110 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

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).
 Item

[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).
 Item

'Sale' one of the first Maguyawa Christians with his father, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/10/5/4
Scope and Contents

11 x 156 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

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).
 Item

[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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