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Botswana (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 223 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/76
Scope and Contents 157 x 203 mm. Picture shows a general view of the opening of the conference (from the left) Mr. D. Winton; Mr. A.N. Galsworthy, Deputy Under Secretary at the Colonial Office; Mrs. Eirene White, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Colonies; Lord Longford, Secretary of State for the Colonies; Sir Hilton Poynton, Permanent Under Secretary at the Colonial Office; and Mr. P. Ratcliffe, Secretary General; (from the right) Sir Hugh Norman-Walker, Her Majesty’s Commissioner in...
Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/77
Scope and Contents

147 x 201 mm. Picture shows: Dr. Seretse Khama, Prime Minister of Bechuanaland, making his opening speech to the conference. Lord Longford, Secretary of State for the Colonies (extreme left), listens attentively.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/78
Scope and Contents

146 x 193 mm. Picture shows: Lord Longford, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, making his opening speech to the conference, Dr. Seretse Khama (right, hand to chin) listens carefully.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/79
Scope and Contents

Neg. only.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/80
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. Picture shows: Sir Hugh Norman-Walker, Her Majesty’s commissioner in Bechuanaland, at the conference table.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/81
Scope and Contents

146 x 193 mm. Picture shows: from left: Mr. A.G. Tilbury, Bechuanaland’s Attorney General, and Mr. P.G. Matante, leader of the opposition People’s Party, at the conference table.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland Independence Conference opens in London, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/82
Scope and Contents

207 x 153 mm. Picture shows: Chief Bathoen II, of the House of Chiefs, at the conference table.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland to become Independent in September, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/83
Scope and Contents

188 x 151 mm. Picture shows: Dr. Seretse Khama, Prime Minister of Bechuanaland, making his final speech to the conference at the closing session.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland to become Independent in September, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/84
Scope and Contents

150 x 198 mm. (2 copies). Picture shows: Mrs. Eirene White (left), Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Dr Seretse Khama, Prime Minister of Bechuanaland, and Lord Longford, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, after the signing of the official independence report.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bechuanaland to become Independent in September, 1966-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/85
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. (2 copies). Picture shows: Dr. Seretse Khama, Prime Minister of Bechuanaland, signing the official independence report at Marlborough House.

Dates: 1966-02
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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Bogali School - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/64
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A group portrait showing a row of girls with 'whitewash' decorations on faces, arms and legs and wearing what looks like fat bundles of sticks around their midriffs. Probably an initiation ceremony.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).
 Sub-Series

Botswana, 1978-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-4
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the University of Botswana. In 1975, the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland split between the three countries; the University College of Botswana began in 1976 and became the University of Botswana in 1982.

Dates: 1978-02
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).
 File

Botswana, 1969 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 162/4/1/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, arranged by subject, relating to Fergus Wilson's work for the F.A.O., with a few related papers.

Dates: 1969 - 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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Buffalo [aerial view], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham R/8
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Kodachromes originally arranged in two sequences, which have been listed by processing number: 1-37 (numbers 11, 19 and 31 mare missing).

Dates: 1965
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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? Buffalo [aerial view], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham R/14
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Kodachromes originally arranged in two sequences, which have been listed by processing number: 1-37 (numbers 11, 19 and 31 mare missing).

Dates: 1965
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).
 Fonds

Bushmen of Bechuanaland (Botswana)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549C
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 200 x 155 mm., with typewritten captions pasted on the reverse. The term Bushmen was used to describe a group of Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers who lived in the Kalahari Desert. The following explanatory note is pasted onto the reverse of each print: 'Since 1958 a special survey of the Bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in the Bechuanaland Protectorate has been in progress. The other Bushmen have not been neglected, but the...
Dates: 1963
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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Camp at Macloutsie, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/31
Scope and Contents Showing rows of tents laid out in three sides of a square at the Macloutsie Camp. 'Three troops of the B.B.P., under the command of Major Grey, Staff Officer, were also encamped on the Macloutsie, and a strong pentagonal fort had been constructed for the defence of the camp ... The site of the Macloutsie Camp had been carefully chosen on the highest ground near a small tributary stream called the Matlapouta, which supplied us with excellent drinking water. A great deal of work has been done...
Dates: 1890
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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Carcases and workers in the abattoir at Lobatsi, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/11
Scope and Contents

156 x 205 mm. Showing two Africans beside a carcass in the flaying room at Lobatsi Abbatoir. The caption on the reverse reads 'This abattoir is of the U.K. Colonial Development Corporation's two major development schemes in the Protectorate - the other being an agricultural and ranching scheme in the Chobe Crown Lands'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1960-07
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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Cattle and herdboy at watering place at Setekwana, on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/8
Scope and Contents

203 x 155 mm. Showing an African boy driving cattle along a track. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1960-07
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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Cattle Ranch, Molopo, 1960-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/9
Scope and Contents

157 x 152 mm. Showing rows of penned cattle beside a road, with hills in the distance. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1960-05
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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Cattle watering in the Magalapye River, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/74
Scope and Contents

87 x 87 mm. Showing a herd of long horned cattle on the sandy riverbank.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).
 Fonds

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Chobe Game Reserve, Bechuanaland [i.e. Chobe National Park, Botswana], 1965-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/29
Scope and Contents

203 x 157 mm. Showing a herd of elephants in Chobe Game Reserve. The caption on the reverse reads 'The 4,500-mile Chobe Game Reserve, named after the Chobe River, a main source of the Zambesi River contains a superb variety of wild animals, including many species which are rare or extinct in other parts of Africa'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1965-01
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).
 Fonds

Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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).
 Fonds

Commonwealth Universities

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 401
Dates: 1949 - 1997
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).