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Cape of Good Hope (general region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Hottentot [Khoekhoe] man and woman, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/43
Scope and Contents

'A Hottentot [Khoikhoi] man and woman with a view of the Table Mountain and Cape Town at the Cape of Good Hope. Engraved by T. Wallis from an original picture by W.M. Craig. Publish[e]d by C. Brightly, T. Kinnersley, June 1864'.

Dates: 1864
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).
 Fonds

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,...
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).
 Fonds

Buildings in Carnarvon, Cape Colony

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059R
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, most measuring approximately 85 x 55 mm, with handwritten captions beside the prints. Photographs probably by F. Walsh.

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Cafers or Hottentots [Khoekhoe] [historic title], 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/23
Scope and Contents

'Cafers or Hottentots [Khoekhoe] assembled for the admission of their youth to the state of manhood at the Cape of Good Hope', an undated print of an engraving by Roberts.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Cape Colony meteorological observations, 1885 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/74
Scope and Contents

Readings for barometer, thermometer, wind direction and strength at Ookiep, Cape Colony, February-May, June-October and December 1885, and January and May, 1886. There is also a sheet showing rainfall for 1885.

Dates: 1885 - 1886
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).
 Item

Cape of Good Hope, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/7
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'By 1777 the Cape of Good Hope had become a busy port'.

Dates: 1970
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

Cape Province, 1965 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X
Scope and Contents The early photographs in this section were taken during two visits to Kokstad in the east of the province; the first at the end of 1965 followed John Ewart Marnham's visit to Lesotho; the remainder dated August 1967. A number of purely family photographs have been removed. Following these are a number of scenes in the vicinity of Cape Town and along the southern coast - Somerset West, George, Knysa, Hermanus, the ostrich farm at Oudstchoorn, the mouth of the Storms River and nearby...
Dates: 1965 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Cape Province [i.e. Cape of Good Hope], 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/80-98
Scope and Contents

Collection of loose coloured (80-88) and monochrome (89-98) postcards of Cape Province, by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series (80-83), T.D. Ravenscroft (84-87), Valentine and Sons (88-90), W.E. Courteney, East London (91), Stewart and Schaefer, Cape Town (92-94), unknown (95-98). Nos. 89-91 are original photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Cape Province [i.e. Cape of Good Hope], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/99-111
Scope and Contents

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

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).
 File

Cape to Cairo trip 1929/30, 1929 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/2/32
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Photographs and negatives of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Dates: 1929 - 1930
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

Cape to Cairo trip 1929/30, 1929 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/2/33
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Photographs and negatives of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Dates: 1929 - 1930
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

Cape to Cairo trip 1929/30. No. 15, 1929 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/2/35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Photographs and negatives of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Dates: 1929 - 1930
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

Cape to Cairo trip 1929/30. Nos 13 & 14, 1929 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/2/34
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Photographs and negatives of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Dates: 1929 - 1930
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).
 Item

Commander's cabin H.M.S. 'Flora', Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope. Mrs Rainier in the chair 1884, 1884-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/3
Scope and Contents

205 x 139 mm. Showing Miss Rainier, wife of the Captain of H.M.S. Flora seated reading a book in the Commander's cabin.

Dates: 1884-05
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).
 Item

Diocese of St John's, Kaffraria, Cape of Good Hope: three African novices, St Cuthburt's Mission, Irolo, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/439
Scope and Contents

118 x 79 mm.

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).
 Item

Diocese of St John's, Kaffraria: group of African clergy, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/440
Scope and Contents

112 x 79. Nine clergy.

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).
 Item

Kafir woman and child, Cape Colony [historic title], 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/38
Scope and Contents

193 x 127 mm. Showing an African woman, dressed in loose woven cloth and turban, seated on the ground with a young child on her lap.

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).
 Fonds

Log of the 'Houghton'

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

'The log book of Capt. John Edwards, R.N. Given to Robert Stafford Edwards by his Aunt Miss Jane Edwards 1880. Solihull. Warwickshire.'

Dates: 1786 - 1788
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Papers of George Macartney, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/73
Scope and Contents

194 prints of letters and other papers, 8½'' x 6½''. The majority of the items are letters sent to Macartney, 1796-1798. There are also some of his own letters and a 'Memorandum on the defence of the Cape', 1798. A few papers related to the Caribbean, 1779.

Dates: 1933
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).
 Item

Perspective view of the Cape of Good Hope, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/30
Scope and Contents

An undated print of an engraving by Sherwin.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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).
 Item

Round the Cape. Cape Peninsula Road, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/3
Scope and Contents

75 x 52 mm.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Sir George Grey, K.C.B., 1861, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/10
Scope and Contents 70 x 92 mm. Oval print. Three quarter length portrait of Sir Edward George Grey seated with his elbow resting on a table. Grey entered the Army in 1829 and spent periods of exploration in Australia in 1837 and 1839-40. He was Lieutenant Governor of South Australia 1841-45, Governor of New Zealand 1846-54 and 1861-67, Governor of the Cape of Good Hope 1854-61 and Prime Minister of New Zealand 1877-79. This portrait is accompanied by a letter from Adolphe Beau of Forest Hill to the...
Dates: 1861
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).
 Item

The Cape of Good Hope, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/337
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).
 Item

The Hippotamus of the Cape of Good Hope, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/38
Scope and Contents

An undated print of an engraving by John Pye from a picture by W.M. Craig.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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).
 Item

View of the new theatre at the Cape of Good Hope, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/45
Scope and Contents

An undated print of an engraving by Rolfe from a picture by W.M. Craig.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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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