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Accra (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

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A cross-section of Representatives of Universities and other Institutions, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/7
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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A cross-section of Representatives of Universities and other Institutions, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/8
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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A market scene, Accra - Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/6
Scope and Contents

Salaga Market. A market scene on the great trade routes between Coomassie, the capital of Ashanti, and Timbuctoo'.

Guggisberg stated: '...the old market with its wealth of colouring, its movement, its sunshine and shade...' (Guggisberg, Gold Coast News, no.25).

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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A palaver of chiefs, Accra, Gold Coast, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/83
Scope and Contents

(PC29).

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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A palaver of chiefs, Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/29
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'A Palaver of Chiefs, Accra, Gold Coast. The scene depicts a meeting of chiefs under one of the great ficus trees in the courtyard of Christiansborg Castle, the official residence of the Governors of the Gold Coast. These durbars are a riot of colour owing to the great state umbrellas carried over the heads of the local potentates and the brilliant clothes worn by all in attendance'.

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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A scene during the Chancellor’s Procession, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/17
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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A ward in the hospital for Africans, Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/7
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: 'African Hospital, Gold Coast. This hospital was opened at Accra in 1923. There is accommodation for over 200 patients and the building and its equipment is so completely up to date that it can claim one of the premier places among such establishments in our Tropical possessions'.Guggisberg stated: 'Then we come to the Gold Coast Hospital, as beautiful a painting as could be made of an interior lacking in such artistic possibilities. This is...
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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Accra, 1911 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/51
Scope and Contents

Postcard published by L. Schaller, Stuttgart. Copyright Basel Mission. Marked A to D on front, with key written on back: ‘A. Where we land. B. Basel Mission Depot now Commonwealth Trust Ltd. C. Church. D. Bishop’s Bungalow.’

Dates: 1911 - 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).
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Accra from Government House, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/25
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: 'Accra from Government House, Gold Coast. Accra is the capital of the Gold Coast and the scene depicted is that of the bay around which the major part of the town is built. Off the end of the breakwater can be seen the hundreds of canoes which supply the town and hinterland with fish'.Guggisberg stated: 'The water-colour showing the view from the Castle in the early morning is, to my mind, the most fascinating of the whole of Miss Cheesman's...
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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Accra Passengers being lowered to surf boats by “Mammy Chair”, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. A few additions,...
Dates: 1928 - 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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Accra Plains, infra red, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448V/78
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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Accra Races; Sir Hugh and Lady Clifford, 1911 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/23
Scope and Contents

200 x 135 mm. View of the enclosure, with Sir Hugh Clifford on a balcony watching the race through binoculars.

Dates: 1911 - 1919
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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Accra, surf boats, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/40
Scope and Contents

'No. 111' 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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Accra Surf boats, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. A few additions,...
Dates: 1928 - 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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Accra Town Council Golden Jubilee, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/28
Scope and Contents

165 x 116 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'The Anniversary Meeting of the Council in progress'.

Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Aerial view of the University, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/20
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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African Mothers & children at Accra baby show, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/44
Scope and Contents

195 x 150 mm. General group.

Dates: 1920 - 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).
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[Band about to play], 1940-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/168
Scope and Contents

A handwritten note, in the same hand as the envelope captions, reads 'Accra 1939 or 1940. March past of Gold Coast Regiment before going to E Africa. Salute taken by H.E. Sir Arnold Hodson, Governor. Regiment com. [?commanded] by Brigadier Richards. This was the only series of photographs taken of it occasion [sic]'. The negative envelope is numbered '22'. The negative itself is numbered '29'.

Dates: 1940-06
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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[Band about to play], 1940-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/168A
Scope and Contents

A print measuring 180 x 130 mm. A handwritten note, in the same hand as the envelope captions, reads 'Accra 1939 or 1940. March past of Gold Coast Regiment before going to E Africa. Salute taken by H.E. Sir Arnold Hodson, Governor. Regiment com. [?commanded] by Brigadier Richards. This was the only series of photographs taken of it occasion [sic]'.

Dates: 1940-06
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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Barrister E.C. Quist O.B.E. becomes First African President of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] Legislative Council, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/26
Scope and Contents

160 x 111 mm. View looking down on the Council Chamber, with Quist seated in the Speaker's chair in the centre. Sir Emmanuel Charles Quist (d. 1959) served as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Gold Coast from 1949-57.

Dates: 1949
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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Blowing of ‘Mmenson’ after the Installation, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/9
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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Christiansborg, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448J/24
Scope and Contents

View of archway with monogram and date 1790 over it.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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Christiansborg, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448J/25
Scope and Contents

65 x 110 mm. Distant view of the chapel (which survived the earthquake) with monogram and date 1791 over the doorway, framed by tree and another building.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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Christiansborg, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448J/26
Scope and Contents

View of the south block and windows of ballroom.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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Christiansborg, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448J/27
Scope and Contents

65 x 110 mm. Balconies of south block, which became Government House.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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