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KwaZulu-Natal, Province of (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 346 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

2nd Battn 60th Rifles, Bennett’s Drift, Natal, 1881., 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022NN/31
Scope and Contents

189 x 125 mm. Lovett served with his regiment as part of the Natal Field Force in the Transvaal during the First Boer War.

Dates: 1881
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

9 photos - Zululand, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S/88-96
Scope and Contents

A collection of coloured matt photographs, all measuring 127 x 89 mm. The envelope is annotated: '1980. 9 photos - Zululand - are of 'Makhalafukwe' the shanty town inside Melmoth 'white' area. These people have got permission to take up jobs in Melmoth! (mostly for Government servants!) Their employers are whites, working in KwaZulu'. The photographs were taken by Wren Robinson.

Dates: 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).
 Item

A basket of mischief [3 children], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/5
Scope and Contents

70 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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

Activities on the wharf, Durban, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/86
Scope and Contents

203 x 151 mm. Showing a busy scene on a Durban wharf, with bales of wool being loaded by crane on to a moored steamer.

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

African lion and lioness (North Rhodesia) [Zambia], 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards printed in collotype showing stuffed animals in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Accompanying the postcards is a four page printed leaflet by the Director of the Natal Museum, Ernest Warren, dated April 1924 and entitled 'The need for the International protection of the African fauna.'

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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

Amajuba Hill 1881, 1884-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/62
Scope and Contents

195 x 136 mm. A general view of Amajuba Hill, with an African Kraal on the level ground in the foreground. Scene of the Boer attack of February 27 1881 when the English forces holding the top of the hill were routed and Sir George Colley was killed.

Dates: 1884-06
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).
 Fonds

Armstrong family of Natal [KwaZulu/Natal]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058D
Scope and Contents

A collection of three loose prints and one pencil sketch, of various sizes, with some identification on the reverse, which have been used as titles. They appear to relate to the emigration of the Armstrong family to southern Africa. Photographs by T.F. Haskell and others.

Dates: 1875 - 1900
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

Art Gallery, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/50
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Sapsco Real Photo.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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).
 Item

At Durban - sugar for despatch to the interior, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/102
Scope and Contents

203 x 139 mm. Showing a long row of sacks of sugar stacked on a station platform, with a truck loaded with sugar 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

At Tetelaka's Kraal, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/58
Scope and Contents

199 x 147 mm. Showing a group of Europeans and Zulus posed for the photographer, with more Zulus standing in front of the thatched huts of the kraal in the background. The unidentified compiler of the albums is presumably somewhere among the group, possibly the central figure.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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

At Tetelaka's kraal, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/59
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. Showing a group of Europeans and Zulus posed for the photographer, with more Zulus standing in front of the thatched huts of the kraal in the background. The unidentified compiler of the albums is presumably somewhere among the group, possibly the central figure.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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

Baca woman, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/54
Scope and Contents

148 x 203 mm. The caption continues: 'with her hair stretched and twisted with threads covered with fat and red ochre. She can only just see through.'

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).
 Item

Baca woman, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/56
Scope and Contents

103 x 156 mm. The caption continues: 'an off-shoot of the Zulus. They live in the Richmond area, Natal. They are very fond of bright colours, and are very much decorated with beads and bright wools. The hair is treated (stretched and twisted with threads covered with fat and red ochre). They are rather looked down upon by the pure Zulus.'

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).
 Item

Baca woman [and child], 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/55
Scope and Contents

102 x 152 mm. The caption continues: 'an off-shoot of the Zulus. They live in the Richmond area, Natal. They are very fond of bright colours, and are very much decorated with beads and bright wools. The hair is treated (stretched and twisted with threads covered with fat and red ochre). They are rather looked down upon by the pure Zulus.'

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).
 Item

Baca woman and child, near Richmond, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/53
Scope and Contents

141 x 200 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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Bathing enclosure, Durban, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (one card missing from original set of twelve).

Dates: 1910
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

Bay and Esplanade, Durban, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/80
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking across the Esplanade towards the piers projecting into the bay.

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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Beach, Durban, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/81
Scope and Contents

203 x 151 mm. Showing an artificial pool fed by the sea, with the Esplanade running along the seashore at the right hand side of the print.

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

Belles of the Kraal, 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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

Besterspruit, 1961 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, press cuttings, reports, and questions and answers in the House of Assembly.

Dates: 1961 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Those wishing to consult the RCMS 218 must sign the written list of readers that accompanies the collection.
 Item

Bishop Colenso,' Sobantu', 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058F/1
Scope and Contents 108 x 143 mm. A half-length studio portrait of John William Colenso (1814-1883) taken in Durban in 1882.Colenso, born of a poor family in St. Austell, showed a marked aptitude for mathematics and had a brilliant student career at St. John's Cambridge to which college he was elected a fellow. From 1838-42 he was a tutor of mathematics at Harrow and after his marriage in 1846 held a living in Norfolk. He was appointed Bishop of Natal and Zululand in 1853 and arrived permanently in...
Dates: 1882
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

Blackspot removals in Natal

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218
Scope and Contents

Papers and a few photographs and negatives concerning the impact of the Blackspot Removal Campaign in the province of Natal. Most of the papers are written in English, but there are a few items in Afrikaans and Xhosa.

Dates: 1953 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Those wishing to consult the RCMS 218 must sign the written list of readers that accompanies the collection.
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Boer trenches, Fort Nicholson, Colenso, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305H/4
Scope and Contents

118 x 95 mm. Showing three English soldiers standing among Boer trenches and a protective stone wall at Colenso.

Dates: 1900
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

Border scenery between Langalabelele and Macemoholu Passes, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/19
Scope and Contents

97 x 121 mm. Showing a spur of sheer cliffs jutting out over the valley floor.

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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