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Zanzibar (region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

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 File

Part I: Colonial Agricultural Service, 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 162/1/1
Scope and Contents

A description of Wilson's years working in Zanzibar, Kenya and Cambridge, 1933-1952.

Dates: 1998
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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[Prince of Wales at Dar es Salaam], 1928 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/84
Scope and Contents

51 x 76 mm.

Dates: 1928 - 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).
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Prince of Wales at Dar [es Salaam] Golf Club, 1928 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/83
Scope and Contents

52 x 77 mm. A snapshot showing the Prince of Wales and party seated around a tea table in the open-air. Whether this photograph was taken during the 1928 or 1930 East African tour is unclear.

Dates: 1928 - 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).
 Sub-Series

[Recreation], 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/10
Scope and Contents

Showing general recreation activities, including those in celebration of the Sultan's Silver Jubilee 1936/7 (an Arab sword dance, a boat race, other painted dancers), boys with toy boats/cars, men playing 'Bao' (the African equivalent of chess) and cards, and a snake charmer in Pemba Island.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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[Road near Dar es Salaam], 1920 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/63
Scope and Contents

135 x 78 mm. A view showing a road winding among palm trees with a beach in the background.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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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Secretariat, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/96
Scope and Contents

75 x 52 mm. The front of the Secretariat, probably in Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1928
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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Secretariat, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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

'Senex Africanus'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 180
Scope and Contents

A carbon copy of a typescript of Sinclair's reminiscences of his time in England, Kenya, Zanzibar and Tangier, 177 pages. Although there is a list of photographs, the illustrated copy of the memoir is believed to be lost.

Dates: 1955
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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Sisal, Tanganyika's [i.e. Tanzania's] main industry, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/65
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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[Street in Dar es Salaam], 1920 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/67
Scope and Contents

135 x 78 mm. A view looking along a street lined with residential houses in Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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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[Street in Dar es Salaam], 1920 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/68
Scope and Contents

135 x 78 mm. A view looking along a street in Dar es Salaam with a rickshaw man in the foreground.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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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[Street in Dar es Salaam], 1920 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/69
Scope and Contents

135 x 78 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined Avenue (?Acacia Avenue) in Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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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Sunset, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/55
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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Swahili class and handicraft, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/69
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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Swahili woman, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/66
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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Tanganyika [i.e. Tanzania] Police, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/63
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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).
 Series

Tanzania, 1933 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6
Scope and Contents

Most of these photographs depict daily life in Zanzibar, but there are also images of Bull fighting and Arab Sword dancing in Pemba Island, and Sisal growing, soil erosion and general landscape scenes in Tanzania.

Dates: 1933 - 1964
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 pier, Dar es Salaam, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/47
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of five monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Dar es Salaam views. Published by Mahmood's Radio Service, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 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).
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Town Hall, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/59
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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[Train], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/113
Scope and Contents

134 x 77 mm. A group of people standing next to a train carriage, possibly at Zanzibar.

Dates: 1928
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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Tropical beach, Dar es Salaam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/56
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) scenes. Published by A.C. Gomes and Son, Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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[Unveiling of the Dar es Salaam war memorial], 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/85
Scope and Contents

98 x 74 mm. A view showing a white-uniformed figure (presumably the Governor of Tanganyika (now Tanzania)) standing on the steps of the war memorial with a company of the Royal African Rifles in the background. The date of this event has not been traced, but the governor is probably Sir Donald Cameron (1924-1931).

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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[Unveiling of the Dar es Salaam war memorial], 1924 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/86
Scope and Contents

98 x 74 mm. A view showing crowds, shaded by an awning, watching the event.

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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[View of Dar es Salaam], 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/1
Scope and Contents From the File: A booklet containing monochrome photogravure postcards of agricultural and industrial scenes in German East Africa. Published by Walther Dobbertin of Harburg.Each card has the following exhortation in German printed on the reverse: 'Our own colonies, our own overseas provinces are essential to Germany. Germans, remember your colonies!'.The captions to the prints are in a form of cursive gothic script which is difficult to decipher: in some cases, therefore, an approximate...
Dates: 1920
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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War wreck, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/97
Scope and Contents

78 x 51 mm. Two men on the top of a building in Dar es Salaam.

Dates: 1928
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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