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Swaziland (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

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A mission station at Mbabane, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/46
Scope and Contents 139 x 86 mm. Showing three European women and two African servants standing in front of a wooden bungalow, presumably at Mbabane. Neither the mission nor the women pictured have been identified.
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 war dance, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/50
Scope and Contents 140 x 87 mm. Showing a line of Swazi warriors, armed with sticks and clubs, performing a war dance.
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 young Swazi, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/51
Scope and Contents 87 x 139 mm. A full length portrait of a Swazi man wearing a loin cloth, lion skins and a European waistcoat and carrying a spear.
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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Aerial view, Buffalo, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham R/12
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains Kodachromes, arranged by processing number. Sequence A runs from number 20 to number 37 and sequence B runs from number 1 to number 18. Subjects include Gaberones [now Gaborone]; Chobe district; Maun; Okavango.
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

Bob Le Sueur in East and Southern Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 200
Scope and Contents A diary describing Le Sueur's time in Africa, November 1997 - April 1998, 190 pages with a two-page index. The volume covers the journey out (pp. 1-3), Kenya (4-65), Tanzania (65-85), Malawi (65-98), Zimbabwe (99-113), Namibia (113-125), South Africa (126-152, 157-172 and 174-184), Lesotho (152-157), Swaziland (172-174) and the journey home (184-188).
Dates: 2000
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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Bushveld : Mpaka, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1965-11
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).
 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).
 Series

[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-434
Scope and Contents Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.
Dates: 1946 - 1991
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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Coronation service at Mbabane for H.M. King George V, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/37
Scope and Contents 208 x 155 mm. Showing the open air service held at Mbabane in celebration of the coronation of George V on June 22 1911 . At the right hand stand a row of veterans. Facing the camera is a group of wives and children standing on and in front of the veranda of a bungalow. The third side of the square is made up of a detachment of African troops. In the centre a clergyman stands next to a flag mast. Robert Thorne Coryndon (1870-1925) can be seen at the extreme left of the bungalow group. ...
Dates: 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).
 File

Delegates to the Swaziland Independence Conference pictured at the conference table at Marlborough House, London, 1968-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/563-582
Scope and Contents Negatives.
Dates: 1968-02
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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East of Piggs Peak, 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/26
Scope and Contents [Distant view].
Dates: 1967-08
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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Falls in the Mbabane River near Mbabane, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/47
Scope and Contents 140 x 87 mm. A view looking across the small Mbabane Falls.
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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First Agricultural Show, Bremersdorp, 1911-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/42
Scope and Contents 208 x 147 mm. Showing spectators gathered under a makeshift awning in the exhibition ground. Bremersdorp (now known as Manzini) was named after one Albert Bremer who in 1887 opened a store there. From 1890-1902 (when it was succeeded by Mbabane) Bremersdorp was the administrative centre of the country.
Dates: 1911-06
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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(For white rhino see Y), 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/23
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1967-08
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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(For white rhino see Y), 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/24
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1967-08
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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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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Goedgegun, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/16
Scope and Contents [From the air].
Dates: 1965-11
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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Government House, Mbabane, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/5
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1965-11
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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Government House, Mbabane, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/6
Scope and Contents [View in grounds].
Dates: 1965-11
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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Government House, Mbabane, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/7
Scope and Contents [View in grounds].
Dates: 1965-11
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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Havelock, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/18
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1965-11
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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Havelock, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Q/19
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides relating to the three visits to Swaziland by John Ewart Marnham. Scenes include: the Swazi capital Mbabane; Tshaneni in the north of the country; Geodgegun; Havelock; Pigg's Peak area and the Swaziland Independence Day celebrations. The Independence of Swaziland was discussed at a conference in London on 19-23 February 1968 and the country became independent on 6 September following, at a ceremony in the Somhlolo stadium at Lobamba. Owing to the death of Princess Marina of...
Dates: 1965-11
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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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).
 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. However,...
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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