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Lesotho (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Basuto chief displaying pots decorated with modern enamel paint, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/498
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait of an aged Basuto chief with examples of pottery arranged on the ground in front of him. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

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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A Basuto Chief greeting His Majesty the King on the occasion of the Royal visit to Basutoland, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/120
Scope and Contents

154 x 114 mm. Showing King George V shaking hands with a Basuto chief, with Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, standing behind the king on the dais. Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1947
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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A Basuto woman making a pot. The first process is to form a ring of clay, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/499
Scope and Contents

Showing the woman kneading the clay on a flat stone preparatory to making the pot. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

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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A close-up of the opening to a kraal through the outer screen, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/100
Scope and Contents

183 x 154 mm. The caption continues: 'A grain basket can be seen inside, and part of a hut. Note the way the screen is fixed into the hard mud floor, and the poles bound with grass'.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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A drummer in the band of the Maseru Police Training School, 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30547A/11
Scope and Contents

186 x 153 mm. A close up portrait of a drummer holding his sticks and wearing a leopard skin tunic.

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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A Mamatli potter of Basutoland finishing a pot in the Quithing [i.e. Quthing] District, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/501
Scope and Contents

Close-up view of finishing touches being applied to the pot. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

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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A member of the guard of honour at Maseru Police Training School, 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30547A/12
Scope and Contents

157 x 204 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of a member of the guard of honour on parade.

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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A Mohair rug in Basutoland [i.e. Lesotho], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/502
Scope and Contents

Showing a woman holding up a mohair rug, patterned in coloured stripes. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

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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A mountain church, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/11
Scope and Contents

138 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a large crowd of Basuto women seated in front of a small stone church with thatched roof. Caption under the photograph reads: 'Services are not held every Sunday, but when the visiting minister does put in an appearance the people from many miles round flock to the place of worship. The churches are generally used for school purposes during the week.'

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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A private of the Basutoland Mounted Police, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/29
Scope and Contents

97 x 120 mm. Showing a uniformed private, armed with a rifle, standing at attention beside his horse.

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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A sister with a patient in a ward of Butha Buthe [i.e. Butha-Buthe] Mission Hospital, 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30547A/14
Scope and Contents

200 x 157 mm. Showing an African sister standing beside a patient's bed in the mission hospital.

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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[Adjoining hut], 1965-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham S/37
Scope and Contents From the File:

Kodachromes and Kodak Ready mounts arranged by processing number relating to the visit described above.

Dates: 1965-12
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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[African boy on horseback], 1965-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham S/38
Scope and Contents From the File:

Kodachromes and Kodak Ready mounts arranged by processing number relating to the visit described above.

Dates: 1965-12
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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[African women with corn sheaf], 1965-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham S/34
Scope and Contents From the File:

Kodachromes and Kodak Ready mounts arranged by processing number relating to the visit described above.

Dates: 1965-12
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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Agreement on Basutoland Constitution signed in London, 1964-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/62
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. This picture, taken at the signing, shows, from left to right: Mr. E. Leanya, Chief Reentseng, G. Lerotholi, Chief Kelebone Nkuebe, and Mr. J.T. Mapetla (chairman of the delegation).

Dates: 1964-05
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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Agreement on Basutoland Constitution signed in London, 1964-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/63
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. In this picture Mr. N. Mokhehle is adding his signature to the agreement. Beside him is Professor D.V Cowen, constitutional adviser to the delegation.

Dates: 1964-05
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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Agreement on Basutoland Constitution signed in London, 1964-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/64
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. This picture shows Mr. Duncan Sandys (right), Secretary of State for the Colonies, signing the agreement with the Paramount Chief, Motlotlehi Moshoeshoe II. All members of the Basutoland delegation also signed.

Dates: 1964-05
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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Agreement on Basutoland Constitution signed in London, 1964-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/65
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. This picture shows Lord Lansdowne (left), Minister of State for the Colonies, signing the agreement with Mr. A.F. Giles, the Resident Commissioner. All members of the Basutoland delegation also signed with the addition of the Paramount Chief, Motlotlehi Moshoeshoe II.

Dates: 1964-05
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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Agreement on Basutoland Constitution signed in London, 1964-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/66
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. This picture shows Chief L. Jonathan signing the agreement with Mr. B.M. Khaketla and Mr C.T.L. Chakela beside him.

Dates: 1964-05
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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An officer of the Basutoland Mounted Police on 'trek', 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/2
Scope and Contents

83 x 141 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing an unidentified police officer standing beside his tent in an overcoat in a snow-covered landscape in the Drakensberg Mountains.

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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Ascending Mohlesi Pass from Natal, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/22
Scope and Contents

122 x 96 mm. Showing a group of pack horses and a few men climbing the steep grassy pass from Natal into Basutoland.

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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Bantu girl guarding the mabele corn, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/109
Scope and Contents

154 x 104 mm. The caption continues: 'She uses a stick with a small lump of clay on the end, which she throws at the birds as they approach.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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Basuto. A wooden sledge, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/97
Scope and Contents

152 x 106 mm. The caption continues: 'which is drawn by oxen and used to carry loads of grain, etc. There is a heap of dried dung in the background, which is used for fuel. 1950.'

Dates: 1950
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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Basuto child, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/119
Scope and Contents

107 x 153 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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[Basuto children], 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/104
Scope and Contents

105 x 153 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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