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Ashanti (region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

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A typical Anogeissus schimperi at Nkoranza, Ashanti, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/51
Scope and Contents

Swaine provides the note: 'Now called A. leiocarpus.'

Dates: 1938 - 1948
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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An Ashanti priest, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/26
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'An Ashanti Priest, Gold Coast. A fetish priest with the regalia of his office, including the 'doso' or kilt of palm leaf fibre'.

Dates: 1924
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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Ashanti drummer with talking drums, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/14
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'Ashanti Drummer with Talking Drums, Gold Coast. With these drums the people of Ashanti, through the medium of a tonic language, are able to transmit messages over long distances through the forests'.

Dates: 1924
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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Ashanti legendary figure, Sasabonsam, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/43
Scope and Contents

'No. 147' printed on bottom right corner.

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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Ashanti potters, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/19
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'Ashanti Potters, Gold Coast. All the pottery used for domestic purposes is made by the women and without the aid of the Potter's wheel. Specimens of Ashanti pottery can be seen and purchased in the Gold Coast Building at Wembley'.

Dates: 1924
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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Ashanti schoolchildren, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/56
Scope and Contents

The annotation on the negative envelope reads 'Slate shows future tense of verb to go'. The negative envelope is numbered '44'.

Dates: 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

Ashanti Social Survey

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9359
Scope and Contents Papers relating mainly to Fortes's research and social survey in Ashanti [now a region of southern Ghana], 1945-46. This includes field data, blank questionnaires, completed questionnaires, background research in preparation for the survey and papers relating to the reports and articles produced as a result. Additional material includes a collection of offprints loosely on the subject of West African history and anthropology, mostly Nigeria and Ghana, and papers relating to the establishment...
Dates: 1873-1978 (Circa)
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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Ashanti. Very popular girls game, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/55
Scope and Contents

The negative envelope is numbered '34'.

Dates: 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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Ashanti weavers, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/10
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: 'Ashanti Weavers, Gold Coast. Examples of the Ashanti Weavers' Art are on sale at Wembley where craftsmen may be seen at work on the curious looms depicted hereon'.Guggisberg stated: 'From Coomassie running up the long red motor-road we plunge into real native customs in the pictures painted at Mampong. Two of the most striking pictures are the types of priest and drummer, the former with the background of harmattan mist in the great forest. The...
Dates: 1924
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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Assembly of Ashanti chiefs, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/36
Scope and Contents

'No. 89' printed on bottom right corner.

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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Baobab country, Keta, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/81
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 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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Beposo Bridge, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/32
Scope and Contents

'No. 23' printed on bottom left corner.

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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C49 the Accra-Kumasi road near Konongo, 1939 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1939 - 1948
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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C89 looking north from Banko, Mampong, 1939 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1939 - 1948
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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C97-95-96. Kumasi from Wesley College Tower. Bosumtwi hills in distance, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938 - 1948
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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C97-95-96. Kumasi from Wesley College Tower. Bosumtwi hills in distance, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/39a
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938 - 1948
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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C97-95-96. Kumasi from Wesley College Tower. Bosumtwi hills in distance, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/39b
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938 - 1948
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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C97-95-96. Kumasi from Wesley College Tower. Bosumtwi hills in distance, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/39c
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938 - 1948
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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C98 looking west from Wesley College, Kumasi, 1938 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/49
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938 - 1947
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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Cattle country, Keta, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/69
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 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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Clay pan vegetation, Keta road, typical of valley bottom, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/65
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 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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Clothes washing in river, Juaso, Ashanti, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/58
Scope and Contents

The negative envelope is numbered '59'.

Dates: 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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Crinum, Juaso, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938
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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Crinum, Juaso, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Many images of woodland and logging scenes. The original numbering of the images has been followed.

Dates: 1938
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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Effects of tapping on Funtumia elastica, Ashanti, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/102
Scope and Contents

76 x 93 mm. A view showing deep scarring caused by overtapping with African gouges ('a very common sight').

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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