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Botswana (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 223 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

General view of Moshaneng Asbestos Mineworks, Kanye, 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/5
Scope and Contents

203 x 157 mm. A view from the top of a hill of excavated earth looking down onto the asbestos mine buildings.

Dates: 1963-07
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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General view of Serowe, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/1
Scope and Contents

203 x 157 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'tribal capital of the Bamangwato. It is one of the four villages in the Protectorate with a population of more than 10,000. This photograph was taken from the Khama Memorial above Serowe'. 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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Geographical, 1942 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC/E
Scope and Contents Arranged by area, then by country (including a few which are not members of the Commonwealth):The Mediterranean 30Cyprus 11Gibraltar 3Malta 16Middle East 3Jordan 1Palestine 2Indian Sub-Continent 81General 1Bangladesh 4Bhutan 2India 51Nepal 1Pakistan 16Sri Lanka 6South East Asia 58Brunei 5Indonesia 1Malaysia 43Singapore 9East Asia 33China 3Hong Kong 29Korea ...
Dates: 1942 - 1980
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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Goldmining in the Tati District, E. Bechuanaland: an African labourer digging a shaft , 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/501
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
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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Goldmining in the Tati District, E. Bechuanaland: an African labourer digging a shaft , 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/503
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
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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Goldmining in the Tati District, E. Bechuanaland: mining machinery on the surface , 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/502
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
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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Goldmining in the Tati District, E. Bechuanaland: two European prospectors at work at Mannoch , 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/500
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
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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Goldmining in the Tati District, E. Bechuanaland: two European prospectors at work at Mannoch , 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/499
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
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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Gorge - Lobatsi - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/68
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view from above looking down into the Lobatsi Gorge south of Serowe and showing a railway locomotive drawing freight trucks along the side of the valley. Beneath the railway is the Lobatsi Dam.

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).
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Group of Bushmen, Kalahari Desert, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/24
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. The term Bushmen was used to describe a group of Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers who lived in the Kalahari Desert. Reproduced in Hodson facing p 49.

Dates: 1904 - 1905
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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Group of Damaras, 1905-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/14
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing a posed group of Damara refuges (see introduction) standing in rocky scrubland. A photograph taken during Hodson’s May 1905 expedition (see Hodson p 91ff).

Dates: 1905-05
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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Group of officers, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/29
Scope and Contents

Showing a group of pioneer officers posed in front of the wagon behind which a flag (probably the BSA Co. flag, a Union flag in the centre of which stands a lion guardant passant holding a tusk of ivory) flies on a pole. The figures are too indistinct for positive identification, but Heany, Pennefather, Johnson and Selous can be made out. Photograph probably taken at Macloutsie camp, June 1890.

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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Group of refugee Damaras surrendering at my camp, Melon Country, Kalahari Desert, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/25
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing a group of Damara refugees (see introduction) walking through grassland. Reproduced in Hodson facing p 93 where the location is identified as Otse. Hodson found about 250 refugees at Otse, many of whom were suffering from smallpox and on the verge of starvation. After destroying their arms and giving strict instructions that the group should isolate themselves, Hodson arranged for their transfer to Kgentsa.

Dates: 1904 - 1905
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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Holding riding oxen by nose, Kalahari Desert, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/16
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing an African servant holding an oxen’s bridle, with a European figure standing behind the animal.

Dates: 1904 - 1905
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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Housing for clerks and other Government employees at Serowe, tribal capital of the Bamangwato Reserve, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/3
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. Showing a row of small government houses with a family working on a vegetable patch in the foreground. 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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Hut tax collection, Nov. 28th 1911 at [?] Ilapei, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/81
Scope and Contents

142 x 83 mm. Showing a group of Africans being addressed by a European officer of the Bechuanaland Protectorate Police at a camp in the veldt.

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).
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Huts at Palapye, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/145
Scope and Contents

Showing thatched huts within a wooden enclosure at Palapye.

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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In the Bamangwato Reserve: a line of women carrying their babies, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/22
Scope and Contents

204 x 157 mm. Showing a line of women, with babies on their backs, walking across rocky scrubland in the Bamangwato Reserve. 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).
 File

Index, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 334/14
Scope and Contents

An index to newscuttings on Abyssinia, Protectorates (RCMS 334/7/3) and the Union of South Africa (RCMS 334/7/6). The Abyssinia entries are for newscuttings of 1936, but the collection does not include cuttings from this year. There is no indication of when the index was produced.

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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Inside Sashi Tannery, Serowe, 1963-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/12
Scope and Contents

201 x 156 mm. Showing a worker feeding a length of hide into machinery at Sashi Tannery.

Dates: 1963-08
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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Inspanning oxen, Kalahari, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/3
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing oxen being hitched in a camp in the Kalahari.

Dates: 1904 - 1905
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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Installing new machinery at Bamalete Manganese Mine, [illegible word], 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/7
Scope and Contents

188 x 156 mm. Showing African workers operating pipe bending machinery with factory buildings and plant in the background.

Dates: 1963-07
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).
 Fonds

Inter-University Council Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK
Scope and Contents A collection of coloured slides, 18 of which measure 40 x 40 mm, the remainder 35 mm, all mounted 50 x 50 mm, relating to Commonwealth Universities, with the exception of 33 of non-Commonwealth Universities which were, however, associated with the Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas (IUC). Many, though not all, were taken by Ian Maxwell, formerly Deputy Director of IUC. Though some have minimal identification, others have substantial annotations on the mounts. ...
Dates: 1946 - 1991
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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Junction of Linyanti and Zambesi, Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/67
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view from the riverbank looking towards the junction of the two rivers.

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).
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Kakea Pan, Kalahari Desert, 1904-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/2
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing cattle in the pan at Kakea between Kooi and Kokong, with a brushed shelter in the foreground. Photograph taken during Hodson’s first trek, August 1904. Reproduced in Hodson facing p 24.

Dates: 1904-08
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).