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Ruwenzori Range (mountain range)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Above the snow line in Central Africa, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 150/2/3/1/3
Scope and Contents The description of 'an ascent to the glaciers of the Ruwenzori Mountains'.
Dates: 1923
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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All Macongwa, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/163
Scope and Contents Showing people of the Macongwa tribe.
Dates: 1934
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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Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation, emigration,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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).
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Bakonjo, foothills of Rwenzori mountains, 1895 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/23
Scope and Contents 216 x 166 mm.
Dates: 1895 - 1898
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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Bambwa [i.e. Bwamba] man, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/167
Scope and Contents The caption on the album page reads: 'The Bwamba life on the West side of the Ruwenzori Mountains (Bwamba Valley is densely populated by these little people). They provide a source of labour for the cotton plantations (also coffee and tea) in the Toro district in Uganda'.
Dates: 1934
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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[Bwamba country], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/172
Scope and Contents Showing a group of people resting in a clearing with trees in the background. On the western slopes of the Ruwenzori mountains. The caption reads: 'Change bananas for fish. We passed hundreds and hundreds coming back from the lake with baskets and baskets of polluted fish'.
Dates: 1934
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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[Bwamba man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/169
Scope and Contents The caption on the album page reads: 'The Bwamba life on the West side of the Ruwenzori Mountains (Bwamba Valley is densely populated by these little people). They provide a source of labour for the cotton plantations (also coffee and tea) in the Toro district in Uganda'.
Dates: 1934
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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Bwamba woman, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/168
Scope and Contents The caption on the album page reads: 'The Bwamba life on the West side of the Ruwenzori Mountains (Bwamba Valley is densely populated by these little people). They provide a source of labour for the cotton plantations (also coffee and tea) in the Toro district in Uganda'.
Dates: 1934
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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Crater lake, Rwenzori Mountains, 1895 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/32
Scope and Contents 216 x 166 mm.
Dates: 1895 - 1898
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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Crater lake, Rwenzori Mountains, 1895 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/33
Scope and Contents 216 x 166 mm.
Dates: 1895 - 1898
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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Crater lake, Rwenzori Mountains, 1895 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/34
Scope and Contents 216 x 166. View from the shore showing fishermen.
Dates: 1895 - 1898
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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Hippos in small lake near Kikerongo, Mt. Ruwenzori [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/38
Scope and Contents Showing Bell and Frank Burton seated on the bodies of two dead hippopotamus on the shore of Lake Kikorongo. See Bell (1907), February 15.
Dates: 1907
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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Letters, 1907-01-12 - 1907-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/2
Scope and Contents These letters record Bell’s tour of southern and western Uganda, including visits to the kingdoms of Ankole and Toro. They describe the terrain, natural history, African peoples and European missionaries he encountered during his travels (28 sheets).
Dates: 1907-01-12 - 1907-03-31
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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Macongwa girl, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/159
Scope and Contents A head and shoulders portrait. A caption on the page reads: 'The Macongwa live on the Ruwenzori Mountains, and I have seen some of their huts built over 11,000 ft high'.
Dates: 1934
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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Macongwa woman at the market, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/164
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 77 loose sheets. On one sheet, in ink capitals, is written 'Photographs taken between June 18th 1934 - December 1934, in the Lamu Archipelago, Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, Ruanda Urundi, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons, Nigeria, French West Africa.' The majority of the photographs have been captioned by hand, in a difficult handwriting, and some of the place or tribal names have not been traced in works of reference. The following guide to...
Dates: 1934
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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[Macongwa woman at the market], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/165
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 77 loose sheets. On one sheet, in ink capitals, is written 'Photographs taken between June 18th 1934 - December 1934, in the Lamu Archipelago, Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, Ruanda Urundi, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons, Nigeria, French West Africa.' The majority of the photographs have been captioned by hand, in a difficult handwriting, and some of the place or tribal names have not been traced in works of reference. The following guide to...
Dates: 1934
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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On Ruwenzori Mountains, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/81
Scope and Contents 101 x 72 mm. A view looking along a forested gorge towards distant snow-capped mountains. The Ruwenzori Mountains in the Zaire-Uganda border stretch from Lake Albert in the north to Lake Edward in the south. Exact location unidentified.
Dates: 1906 - 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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On Ruwenzori Mountains, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/82
Scope and Contents 100 x 72 mm. A similar view to the preceding print.
Dates: 1906 - 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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On the way to [illegible word] through the rain forest, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/170
Scope and Contents Showing a group of people resting in a clearing with trees and mountains in the background. The caption continues: 'Western slopes of the Ruwenzori. Bwamba on their way to Lake Albert'.
Dates: 1934
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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[People of the Macongwa tribe], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/160
Scope and Contents The caption below the photograph reads: 'They wear leather skirts and live on bananas largely'. A caption on the page reads: 'The Macongwa live on the Ruwenzori Mountains, and I have seen some of their huts built over 11,000 ft high'.
Dates: 1934
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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[People of the Macongwa tribe], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/161
Scope and Contents A caption on the page reads: 'The Macongwa live on the Ruwenzori Mountains, and I have seen some of their huts built over 11,000 ft high'.
Dates: 1934
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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[People of the Macongwa tribe], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/162
Scope and Contents The caption below the photograph reads: 'They wear leather skirts and live on bananas largely'. A caption on the page reads: 'The Macongwa live on the Ruwenzori Mountains, and I have seen some of their huts built over 11,000 ft high'.
Dates: 1934
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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[People of the Macongwa tribe], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/166
Scope and Contents Showing three people walking in a stream. The caption reads: 'Leaving Kasenigo[?] market for her mountain home. She will probably climb 6000 feet on to with this huge bunch of bananas on her back'.
Dates: 1934
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 snows on Ruwenzori seen from the garden of Bugirasagama[?], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/175
Scope and Contents From the house.
Dates: 1934
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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To the snows on Ruwenzori, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 150/2/3/1/2
Scope and Contents A diary account for 1-11 March 1923 and five pages of notes.
Dates: 1923
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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