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Victoria Falls (waterfall)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

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A guide book to the Victoria Falls, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/8
Scope and Contents

The author is Jonah Woods.

Dates: 1960
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 handbook to the Victoria Falls, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Published and unpublished material collected by Sugg relating to Southern Africa.

Dates: 1952
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 view of the bridge taken from the western end, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/15
Scope and Contents

It connects Southern & Northern Rhodesia. It is 650 ft long & 406 ft above L.W.L. (The highest in the world). It is a double cantilever bridge joined in the middle. Print at RCMS 353/2/76.

Dates: 1928-07-08
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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A view of the Main Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/78
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: 1928-07-08
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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A view of the Main Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/16
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/78.

Dates: 1928-07-08
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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A view of the Rainbow Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/79
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: 1928-07-08
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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Aerial view of Victoria Falls, 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/30
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the Victoria Falls from above with a train crossing the Cleveland Bridge in the foreground.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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 craftsman, Victoria Falls, 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/28
Scope and Contents

Showing an African woodcarver displaying his work.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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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Another view of the Devils Cataract showing the Rainbow due to the spray, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/73
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: 1928-07-08
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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Another view of the Devils Cataract showing the Rainbow due to the spray, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/13
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/73.

Dates: 1928-07-08
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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Another view of the Main Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/80
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: 1928-07-08
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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Another view of the Rainbow Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/81
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: 1928-07-08
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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Another view up the gorge. The river flows towards you along the left hand side, turns round & flows away along the right, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/82
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: 1928-07-08
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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Another view up the gorge. The river flows towards you along the left hand side, turns round & flows away along the right, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/17
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/82.

Dates: 1928-07-08
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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Crossing the Victoria Falls by basket , 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052E/6
Scope and Contents

Showing A.E. Lamb in the first basket to cross the gap over which the Victoria Falls Bridge was built. The gorge was spanned in September 1903 and the bridge completed in April 1905. The first train crossed the bridge in September 1905.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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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Eastern Cataract, Victoria Falls, 1959 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052H/12
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the cataract.

Dates: 1959 - 1967
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 Bridge and village life, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/3/2
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the building of the Victoria Falls Bridge in 1930, followed by everyday scenes of village life, including hut-building, cutting bark cloth, dancing, preparing food, transporting Wendo grass to use as thatch, and the Empire Day celebrations of 1933.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Part of Zambesi River above Falls, showing islands and spray rising , 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052E/2
Scope and Contents

A view taken either from the northern bank or from an island in midstream and showing clouds of spray rising beyond the lip of the Falls.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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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Part of Zambesi River above Falls showing some of the Islands, 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052E/1
Scope and Contents

A view from the southern bank of the Zambezi looking towards the lip of the Falls with a string of wooded islands just before the drop.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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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Rainbow Falls, Victoria Falls , 1950 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052G/31
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the main section of the Rainbow Falls.

Dates: 1950 - 1967
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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Remarks on the coloured slides of Northern Rhodesia, 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/1
Scope and Contents

Notes on the colouring of four slides: 32, 64, 92 and one of Tanganyika.

Dates: 1913 - 1914
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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Small section of Victoria Falls , 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052E/3
Scope and Contents

A view from downstream looking back towards the main section of the Falls.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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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Small section of Victoria Falls , 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052E/4
Scope and Contents

A view from the Rhodesian bank of the Zambesi looking back towards a section of the Falls.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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 Congo L-of-C route to the Victoria Falls, 1943-08 - 1943-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304S
Scope and Contents

The cover of the album continues ... 'Photographs and text by R.D. Simon.' Depicting road, lake steamer and rail from Gilgil, Kenya, via lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, and the Belgian Congo, to Ndola, Lusaka and Victoria Falls.

Dates: 1943-08 - 1943-09
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 Devils Cataract, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/71
Scope and Contents

The Falls are divided into 4 parts. At the western end, the Devils Cataract, then the Main Falls then the Rainbow Falls and right at the far end the Eastern Falls.

Dates: 1928-07-08
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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