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Johannesburg (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 191 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[? Tigendra in border], 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/59
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1969-01
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).
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Town Hall, Johannesburg, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/184
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing the porticoed fa├žade of the city hall, surmounted by a tower and a dome which stands at the corner of Market Square. The foundation stone of the building was laid by the Duke of Connaught on 29th November 1910. With trams in the foreground.

Dates: 1925
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

Transvaal: a gold mine, Johannesburg, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: residential Johannesburg, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: Town Hall, Johannesburg, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Tribal dancing at Johannesburg gold mine, 1967-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham V/13
Scope and Contents From the File:

This group of Kodachromes shows Africans dancing in what is clearly the same spot. No 6 is marked 'Mine dancing Durban Deep' and no 13 'Tribal dancing at Johannesburg gold mine.' Presumably, despite its name, Durban Deep is in Johannesburg. Nos 11 and 12 are captioned 'Gumboot dance' but the other slides are merely marked 'MD' without further details.

Dates: 1967-10
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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Unidentified central square in Central Johannesburg, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055G/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small postcards measuring 83 x 58 mm., captioned in letterpress on the reverse. Photographs by Art Co.

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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Van Rennen's House in Newlands, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/10
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'Van Reenen's House in Newlands, designed by Thibault, was regarded as one of the wonders of 18th-century architecture. Two great contemporaries of Thibault were Schutte, the draughtsman, and Anreith, the sculptor'.

Dates: 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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View from Ferriera Mine Dump, Johannesburg, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/193
Scope and Contents

204 x 154 mm. Showing mining plant and buildings in the foreground with the city of Johannesburg beyond.

Dates: 1925
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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View from the rear of the train from Johannesburg to Rhodesia, 1935-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/25
Scope and Contents

Showing the front of the train curving round to the right, and people waving from the track side.

Dates: 1935-08
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).
 Fonds

Views in Johannesburg

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055E
Scope and Contents

Two loose prints with handwritten captions on the reverse.

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).
 Fonds

Views in Johannesburg

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055G
Scope and Contents

A collection of small postcards measuring 83 x 58 mm., captioned in letterpress on the reverse. Photographs by Art Co.

Dates: 1950
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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War memorials, Johannesburg Zoo, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/190
Scope and Contents

202 x 152 mm. A view looking along the memorial avenue in the Zoological Gardens, with a field gun in the foreground placed in commemoration of those who died in the Great War.

Dates: 1925
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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Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055G/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small postcards measuring 83 x 58 mm., captioned in letterpress on the reverse. Photographs by Art Co.

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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Wolf cub enrolment, Miss Warner + Cubs and Helpers. 1936 or so, Sophiatown, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448O/173
Scope and Contents

100 X 65 mm. This loose print is somewhat puzzling. The preceding details are written on the back (not in Canham's hand). Sophiatown was an African suburb of Johannesburg, and in 1936 Canham was at Oxford. Possibly it was given to him by a friend in view of his interest in young people.

Dates: 1936
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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Zinnias, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/36
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1968-03
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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