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Victoria Falls (waterfall)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

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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The Devils Cataract, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/12
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. Print at RCMS 353/2/71.

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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The Devils Cataract taken from above showing the rapids just before the water goes over the edge, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/72
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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The Devil's Cataract through the niche, Victoria Falls, 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/90
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. Original print postcard.

Dates: 1924 - 1931
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 Devil's Cataract [Victoria Falls], 1909-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/100
Scope and Contents

132 x 89 mm. A photogravure postcard of a section of the falls. '31.XII.1909' is written in ink on the print, with a (largely illegible) message on the reverse. The card is addressed to Bell in London and has been forwarded to Government House in Northern Nigeria.

Dates: 1909-12-31
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 gorge below the Victoria Falls, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/32
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

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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The Livingstone statue. Victoria Falls, S.R. , 1938-08-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-08-11
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 Main Fall from Livingstone Island, Victoria Falls, 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/91
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. Original print postcard.

Dates: 1924 - 1931
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 rain forest, Victoria Falls, N Rhodesia, winter, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

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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The Rainbow Fall, Victoria Falls, 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/94
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. Original print postcard.

Dates: 1924 - 1931
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 spray above Victoria Falls, 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/96
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. Original print postcard.

Dates: 1924 - 1931
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 Victoria Falls, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305R9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A printed book illustrated by photographic prints. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The book resulted from a journey from Cape Town via Kimberley and the Transvaal to the Victoria Falls and back to Port Elizabeth.

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).
 File

The Victoria Falls, 1950 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/9
Scope and Contents

Undated.

Dates: 1950 - 1965
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 Victoria Falls and Livingstone, 1950 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/11
Scope and Contents

Undated.

Dates: 1950 - 1965
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 Victoria Falls Bridge, 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/95
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. Original print postcard.

Dates: 1924 - 1931
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 Victoria Falls, S.R. , 1938-08-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-08-11
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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This is taken from a point nearer the water, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/74
Scope and Contents

The Devils Cataract is on the left of the picture and you can just see the gorge into which it falls. A portion of the main Falls can be seen in the background.

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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This is taken from a point nearer the water, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/14
Scope and Contents

The Devils Cataract is on the left of the picture and you can just see the gorge into which it falls. A portion of the main Falls can be seen in the background. Print at RCMS 353/2/74.

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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This is taken from the railway bridge looking towards the Falls, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/77
Scope and Contents

It shows the great depth of the gorge. The bridge is about 380 ft above the water at this time of the year. The sides of the gorge are very thickly wooded.

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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This is the view from the Victoria Falls Hotel, showing the gorge with the railway bridge over it and the cloud of spray which hangs over the falls. You can see this for several miles, 1928-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/75
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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Uganda and Northern Nigeria 1908-12, 1908-11 - 1912-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook album containing prints by various photographers, including Alfred Lobo. The prints are of various sizes and the majority are captioned in Bell's hand. Captions composed for this catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. Among the scenes and events depicted in the album are the Kampala Exhibition of 1908, views of Government House, Entebbe, the visit of Winston Churchill to Uganda in 1907, sleeping sickness sufferers in Uganda and durbars in Northern Nigeria.

Dates: 1908-11 - 1912-03
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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Victoria Falls, 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Southern Rhodesia/19-30
Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white postcards of various views of Victoria Falls.

Dates: 1950 - 1959
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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[Victoria Falls], 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/55
Scope and Contents

123 x 164 mm.

Dates: 1929-12
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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Victoria Falls, 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/53
Scope and Contents

52 x 78 mm.

Dates: 1929-12
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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Victoria Falls, 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/54
Scope and Contents

77 x 50 mm. A man looking out at the Falls.

Dates: 1929-12
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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