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Botswana (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 223 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Photographs of the South African High Commission Territories 1910-1911, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A
Scope and Contents Contains prints of various sizes with handwritten captions on the reverse and taken by various photographers: E.S.W. Green (Sub-Inspector of Police, Basutoland), R.W. Booth (Clerk and Assistant Resident Magistrate, Bechuanaland), Quartermaster Sergeant Fosdyce [i.e. Fosdyke] (Bechuanaland Protectorate Police), Lieutenant G.B. Moseley (Sub-Inspector of Police, Bechuanaland) and others unidentified. The photographs break down into geographical units thus: Y30546A/1-14 Basutoland [now...
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

Photographs taken in the Bechuanaland Protectorate [i.e. Botswana]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A
Scope and Contents A small album containing snapshots measuring approximately 65 x 40 mm., with handwritten captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Most of the photographs in the album, which show life on the trek, in the ‘Melon Country,’ Damara refugees and hunting scenes,...
Dates: 1904 - 1910
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).
 Item

Pioneers at Asvogel Kop , 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/18
Scope and Contents

Modern copy. Showing a group of pioneers camped at Asvogel Kop, with a semi-circle of wagons behind them and the hill rising in the background.

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).
 Item

Pioneers at Asvogel Kop , 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/19
Scope and Contents

Showing part of the camp at Asvogel Kop with the unsaddled horses of the pioneers beside the ox-wagons.

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).
 Item

Pounding grain sorghum at Kasane, 1963-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/17
Scope and Contents

156 x 201 mm. Showing an African woman in the village square pounding sorghum with a wooden pestle and mortar. Beside her stands a child and two hens.

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).
 Sub-Series

Protectorates, 1930-03 - 1937-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 334/7/3
Scope and Contents

Newscuttings on the States of Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland. Where possible the folders have been marked up with the original classmarks used in the index (RCMS 334/14).

Dates: 1930-03 - 1937-07
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).
 Item

Pupil nurses outside the Sekgoma Memorial Hospital, Serowe, 1963-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/19
Scope and Contents

201 x 156 mm. Showing three pupil nurses standing in front of the hospital entrance.

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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Ranching in the Kalahari, 1960 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/27
Scope and Contents

202 x 155 mm. Showing sandy scrubland interspersed with trees and bushes in the Kalahari. The caption on the reverse reads 'Official British mission investigates Bechuanaland's possibilities. An example of bush vegetation on the Kalahari'.

Dates: 1960 - 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).
 Item

Rapids - Linyanti River, Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/66
Scope and Contents

140 x 82 mm. A view looking along the Linyanti towards white water and rapids.

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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Resident court at Kgama's Kgotla, Serowe, Bech'd Protc, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/71
Scope and Contents

86 x 86 mm. Showing a large group of Africans seated in the open square at Serowe for a 'Kgotla', or formal meeting of the village called by the headman. The figure addressing the meeting this meeting is probably Khama or (Kgama) III (circa 1830/7-1923), Chief of the Ngwato (Bamangwato from 1875 until his death. The figure is too far away to be identified with certainty.

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).
 Item

Road maintenance: A 'bush drag' - a tractor pulling a bush, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/25
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'This method is used to reduce corrugation and level dirt roads'. 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).
 Item

Ruins at Junction of Lotsina [corrected in pencil to Lotsani] with Crocodile River, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/20
Scope and Contents

Showing an unidentified European standing in front of the ruined walls.

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).
 Item

Ruins at Junction of Lotsina [corrected in pencil to Lotsani] with Crocodile River, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/21
Scope and Contents

A similar view to Y3052A/20, showing the unidentified European seated on a rock in front of the same walls.

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).
 Item

Ruins at Junction of Lotsina [corrected to Lotsani] with Crocodile River, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/22
Scope and Contents

Showing three uniformed pioneers standing among the ruins also seen in Y3052A/20 and 21.

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).
 Item

Sable, Chobe Reserve, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham R/1
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).
 Item

Serowe - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/61
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view looking over the circular thatched huts of Serowe, the chief town of the Ngwato and first occupied by them in 1902 after the abandonment of Felepye.

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).
 Item

Shooting pals, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/76
Scope and Contents

87 x 85 mm. Showing a European in camp with his horse and dog.

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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Skeinbuck and duiker, Kalahari, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/9
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing two of Hodson’s African assistants holding two small shot deer by the feet.

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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Society Birds' nests, Malokganyane - Nov 8th 1911, 1911-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/78
Scope and Contents

141 x 85 mm. Showing a large group of Society Birds' nests in a tree growing in lightly wooded scrubland, with a figure on horseback at the base of the tree.

Dates: 1911-11-08
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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Some horns, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/38
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing a collection of animal skulls, placed on the ground against a white background.

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).
 Fonds

South Africa, Bechuanaland and Basutoland circa 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305U
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a negatives album, produced by Lennon Ltd., Cape Town, containing 125 x 95 mm negatives and an envelope with six further negatives of the same size. Some are poor photographs but many that are apparently very faint contain a good deal of detail. Seven modern prints have also been made and are listed as Y305U/105-111. The images were taken by Albert Ernest Lamb and the captions are from the list in the front of the album. The captions have been used as titles...
Dates: 1902
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).
 Item

Springbok, Kalahari, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/28
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing four Africans holding up the body of a dead springbok for the photographer. Reproduced in Hodson facing p 22 where the location is identified as Kooi Pan.

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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Students use blackboards to practice writing and drawing at the Government Teacher Training College, at Lobatsi, 1960 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/18
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'This, the only teacher training college in the Protectorate, accomodates a maximum of 100 students, fifty boys and fifty girls. A Colonial Development and Welfare Grant of £40,000 was made towards the establishment of the college'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1960 - 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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Tati River, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/60
Scope and Contents

126 x 101 mm. Showing a herd of long horned cattle on the sandy bank of the Tati River.

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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Tatitown [?Old Tati]: two children, with huts built by inhabitants in background, 1963-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/23
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. Showing two children standing in the gateway of a brushwood stockade at Tati with circular thatched huts in the background.

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).