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Angola (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cabinda, W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-14 - 1884-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/22
Scope and Contents 28 0x 220 mm. A view looking towards the harbour at Cabinda with residential houses, cultivated plots of land and a long, narrow, single-storey thatched building (?labourers' quarters) in the foreground. The Cabinda enclave was an autonomous area, at this time under the control of Portugal, separated from Angola by the Congo (Zaire) River.
Dates: 1884-03-14 - 1884-03-16
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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Casengo, W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/29
Scope and Contents 233 x 144 mm. A view from a hillside looking over the huts of the village of Casengo, towards jungle and distant mountains.
Dates: 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20
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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Dead hippopotamus and slayers, 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/43
Scope and Contents 205 x 138 mm. Showing two Europeans and a large band of Africans (holding paddles) grouped around the body of a hippopotamus on the muddy bank of a river (possibly the Cuanza).
Dates: 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20
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

Geographical, 1942 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC/E
Scope and Contents Arranged by area, then by country (including a few which are not members of the Commonwealth):The Mediterranean 30Cyprus 11Gibraltar 3Malta 16Middle East 3Jordan 1Palestine 2Indian Sub-Continent 81General 1Bangladesh 4Bhutan 2India 51Nepal 1Pakistan 16Sri Lanka 6South East Asia 58Brunei 5Indonesia 1Malaysia 43Singapore 9East Asia 33China 3Hong Kong 29Korea ...
Dates: 1942 - 1980
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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Landana, W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/42
Scope and Contents 225 x 147 mm. Showing a group of Europeans and Africans standing in a square planted out with banana trees, with a few small bungalows in the background. Landana is situated twenty four miles north of Cabinda.
Dates: 1884-03-14
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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Luansa bon Jesus [? Bom Jesus, Cuanza River], 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/41
Scope and Contents 221 x 147 mm. A view looking over a settlement of thatched huts towards a group of European buildings (? the Portuguese trading post) standing on the bank of the river at the left. The photograph is most probably of the village of Bom Jesus on the lower Cuanza, ten miles west-south-west of Catete.
Dates: 1884-03-17 - 1884-03-20
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

Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the original...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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

Mossamides [i.e. Namibe], W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/40
Scope and Contents 219 x 140 mm. A view showing waterfront buildings at Mossamedes (Mocamedes) with the sea beyond. This fishing point is situated in Huila Province in south-west Angola, 200 miles south of Benguela.
Dates: 1884-03-28
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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Native of Barlimdo [Bailundo] W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/70
Scope and Contents 60 x 80 mm. Oval print. A head and sholders profile of an African with braided hair, a short beard, and wearing bead necklaces. Bailundo, renamed Vila Teixeira de Silva in 1930, is situated in Benguela Province forty miles north of Nova Lisboa.
Dates: 1884-03-28
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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Natives of St Paul de Loando [i.e. Luanda], 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/33
Scope and Contents 115 x 143 mm. A full length studio portrait of two men from Luanda posed against a stone pediment.
Dates: 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25
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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St Paul de Loando [i.e. Luanda], 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/36
Scope and Contents 225 x 141 mm. A view looking over the roofs of the town towards the fortress of Sao Miguel (completed 1689) which stands on a spit of land overlooking the harbour and town.
Dates: 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25
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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St Paul de Loando [i.e. Luanda], 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/36A
Scope and Contents 222 x 145 mm. A view looking over the hill on which the fortress of Sao Miguel stands and looking towards the town.
Dates: 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25
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

Sydney Tyers album

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K
Scope and Contents A disbound album containing prints of various sizes, with captions beneath the prints. Of the prints, 61 relate to the overseas service of Lieutenant Colonel Tyers, the remainder being photographs of English and continental scenes. The photographer for the vast majority of the prints is unknown.The photographs are arranged in haphazard sequence but the movements of the Boadicea have been traced through her logs in the Public Record Office (Ad. 53/12192, 12192, 12194). Plates which...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Woman and child, St Paul de Loando [i.e. Luanda], 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/34
Scope and Contents 112 x 147 mm. A studio portrait showing a Luanda woman with a baby on her back kneeling in front of a large pestle and mortar.
Dates: 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25
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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