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Durban (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

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A monkey in some trees just outside Durban, 1928-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/45
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-28
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 Ricksha Boy in Durban, 1928-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/51
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-30
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 whale in Durban Harbour. Durban is quite a big centre for the whaling industry, 1928-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-28
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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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).
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[African man in ceremonial dress], 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/132
Scope and Contents

120 x 155 mm. colour postcard.

Dates: 1953
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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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).
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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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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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Botanical Gardens, Durban, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/46
Scope and Contents

193 x 134 mm. A view looking along a tree shaded path in the botanical Gardens, situated in the north-western section of the town.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Botanical gardens, Durban, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1875 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/2
Scope and Contents

201 x 132 mm. A view looking across a shrub lined path in the botanical gardens with a family group posed in front of a small house (partially obscured) in the background.

Dates: 1875 - 1880
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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Children's paddle pool, Beach, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/45
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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Children's paddling pond, Beach, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/52
Scope and Contents

Photograph by A.R.

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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Coaling plant on the Bluff, Durban, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/82
Scope and Contents

197 x 151 mm. Showing piles of coal, cranes and railway track on a wharf on the Bluff, the spit of land situated at the southern entrance to the Bay of Natal.

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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Dance at Mount Edgecombe near Durban, Natal, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/107
Scope and Contents

294 x 88 mm. Showing a large gathering of Zulu dancers, interspersed with a few European spectators.

Dates: 1900 - 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).
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Diary, 1907-04-09 - 1907-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178/2
Scope and Contents

Description of a journey from Durban to Nairobi (circa 65 pages).

Dates: 1907-04-09 - 1907-07-18
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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Durban, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/16
Scope and Contents

63 x 98 mm. Showing the equestrian statue of Dick King on the embankment, unveiled in 1915.

Dates: 1919
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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Durban, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/105
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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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Durban, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/106
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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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Durban, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/107
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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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Durban, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305P/108
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album recording the visit of Lord and Lady Hewart to South Africa. The album is inscribed 'To Lord and Lady Hewart: A Momento [sic] of a Trip to South Africa'. It was presumably the work and gift of a friend who travelled with them as it covers the entire journey from leaving Southampton to their return. The photographs are amateur work and are fully described in captions written in white ink, not always easily legible, on the black pages of the album. The captions have been recorded...
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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Durban Beach, 1928-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/47
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-30
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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