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Durban (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 108 Collections and/or Records:

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'Sultan', July 1879, 1879-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/11
Scope and Contents

137 x 104 mm. Showing Mrs. Olivia Redwood seated side-saddle on the horse 'Sultan' in the garden of the bungalow 'Fairleigh'.

Dates: 1879-07
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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'Surprise' ashore and Back Beach, Durban, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/5
Scope and Contents

195 x 136 mm. Showing the sailing ship 'Surprise' beached on Back Beach on in 1880, with spectators on the sands in the foreground standing beside salvaged cargo.

Dates: 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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Swimming Bath, Ocean Beach, Durban, 1916-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/30
Scope and Contents

139 x 88 mm. Coloured postcard, dated in Bell's hand, 'May 1916'.

Dates: 1916-05
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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The Bar and Bluff, Port Natal [i.e. Durban], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/2
Scope and Contents

315 x 133 mm. Two prints joined. A view from the South Beach looking across the narrow entrance of the Bay of Natal towards the Bluff. With steamers and sailing ships lying outside the harbour bar.

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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The Bay, Port Natal [i.e. Durban], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/6
Scope and Contents

206 x 139 mm. A view looking down on ships at anchor at The Point in the Bay of Natal with warehouses and jetties on the shore, sandbanks beyond and part of the town of Durban in the background.

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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The Bluff, Durban, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/36
Scope and Contents

186 x 141 mm. Showing a steamer and a tug in the Bay of Natal, with the Bluff in the background.

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).
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The Bluff, Durban. This is just across the Harbour mouth, 1928-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/49
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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The Club, Durban, 1916-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/28
Scope and Contents

137 x 86 mm. Monochrome post card (original print) dated in Bell's hand 'May 1916'.

Dates: 1916-05
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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The Ocean Beach, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/46
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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The Point, Durban, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1875 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/1
Scope and Contents

192 x 135 mm. A view from a neighbouring hillside looking across the Bay of Natal, with ships at anchor in the foreground.

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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The road bridge across the Umgeni River, Durban, 1928-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/46
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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The road bridge across the Umgeni River, Durban, 1928-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/8
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/46.

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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The Town Hall, Durban, 1928-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/52
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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The Zulus of Natal, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/41
Scope and Contents

A newscutting dated in pencil 1857 and comprised of an article and two engravings, 'West-Street, D'Urban, Natal' and 'Zulu Youth - from a photograph'.

Dates: 1857
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, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/79
Scope and Contents

198 x 147 mm. A view from the junction of Church Street and West Street, Durban, showing the west and north facades of the town hall. With motor cars parked on the street 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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Town Hall and Smith Street, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/57
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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Town Hall, Durban, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/49
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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Town Hall, Durban, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/63
Scope and Contents

190 x 124 mm. A view from the junction of Gardiner and West Streets looking across towards the town hall, a porticoed building surmounted by an over large clock tower. Built in 1885, it was converted into the Post Office in 1910 when the new city hall was completed.

Dates: 1888
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 of Pretoria. Military Camp and Lines. Wagon Laager, 1880 - 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/8
Scope and Contents

190 x 141 mm. A view looking down on the town of Pretoria from a neighbouring hill, with the tents of the military lines and the wagon laager in the foreground.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
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[Two rickshaw pullers resting, Durban], 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/28
Scope and Contents

95 x 75 mm.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
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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[Two rickshaw pullers with their vehicles, Durban], 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/29
Scope and Contents

95 x 75 mm.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
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 group ?Durban], 1875 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/9
Scope and Contents

275 x 224 mm. A portrait of a group of twelve unidentified men seated amongst rustic props and with a painted backdrop of a wooden scene.

Dates: 1875 - 1890
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 group, ?Durban], 1875 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/15
Scope and Contents

279 x 218 mm. A portrait of a group of ten unidentified men seated amongst rustic props and with a painted backdrop of a wooden scene.

Dates: 1875 - 1890
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 road ?Durban], 1875 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/8
Scope and Contents

199 x 131 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined unsurfaced road with iron gates in the foreground.

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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View from the Breakwater, Durban, 1928-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/50
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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