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Greater Accra Region (region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

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A class in the Teacher Training Department, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/200
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'with a European Method giving individual instruction to a future teacher'.

Dates: 1945
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 class in the Teacher Training Department, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/201
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'with a European Method giving individual instruction to a future teacher'.

Dates: 1945
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 demonstration experiment in the Junior Chemistry Laboratory, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/205
Scope and Contents

Showing pupils watching a teacher perform an experiment.

Dates: 1945
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 general view of the kraals at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/257
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The cows having been fed and milked, they remain in the kraals overnight. After a morning feed of concentrates and milking, the herds proceed to grazing again. The kraals are kept scrupulously clean and all farm yard manure is conserved and returned to the soil after being made into compost in pits'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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A housemaster's bungalow attached to one of the Boarding Houses, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/224
Scope and Contents

Exterior view of the house.

Dates: 1945
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 pair of working bullocks pulling a plough imported from U.K. at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Acrra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/248
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Eighteen pairs of working bullocks are used on the farm. They pull ploughs, cultivators, hay rakes, and earth excavators and also cart grain, water, manure and gravel for the four miles of roads within the farm area'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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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 Senior Housecraft Teacher, and one of her African Assistants, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/208
Scope and Contents

Showing the teacher and her African assistant in conversation.

Dates: 1945
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 student painting a mural, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/221
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved) measuring 255 x 210 mm. They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'Achimota College, in the Gold Coast seven miles inland from Accra is West Africa's great co-educational boarding school, where 600 West African boys and girls receive as complete an education as European or American children. It is a secondary school, teacher's training college and university rolled into one, and in planning,...
Dates: 1945
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 typical African round type hay stack at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/250
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The round type of stack is most satisfactory as the hay can then be cut and allowed to mature in the stack and no heating takes place. The stacks are then thatched'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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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 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, 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 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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Achimota College, West Africa, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/194-225
Scope and Contents A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved) measuring 255 x 210 mm. They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'Achimota College, in the Gold Coast seven miles inland from Accra is West Africa's great co-educational boarding school, where 600 West African boys and girls receive as complete an education as European or American children. It is a secondary school, teacher's training college and university rolled into one, and in planning,...
Dates: 1945
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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Achimota College, West Africa, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/35
Scope and Contents

159 x 117 mm. Showing a European teacher giving a lesson to African students. The caption on the reverse reads 'In the Zoology Laboratory, a lesson in human anatomy'. It continues, at length, to give a history of the college.

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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African farm labourers and headmen reporting for evening roll call at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/252
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The staff will receive instructions for the next day's work. £366 per month is paid out to staff and labourers. The minimum labourer's pay is 1/10d per day with free quarters. The majority of the labourers and herdsmen on the farm are from the Northern Territories'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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African labourers attacking hay at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/249
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Many acres of hay are grown and stacked for feeding during the long dry season when there is little or no nutrient in the natural grass. The hay is a mixture of Soya Bean and Cow Pea and a very satisfactory yield is obtained. The mixture grows well on poor soil'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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African labourers working a hand driven grain crusher at the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/251
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Apart from hay, supplementary feeding in the form of grain mixtures are fed to both adult and young stock'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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All girl pupils learn Housecraft at Achimota College, Dressmaking is important, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/209
Scope and Contents

Showing girls at work in a dressmaking class. The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'the girls greatly enjoy it and make themselves most attractive garments'.

Dates: 1945
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 informal group of the College Staff, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/198
Scope and Contents

Group portrait of Achimota staff seated round a table.

Dates: 1945
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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Anatomy lesson in the zoology laboratory at Achimota College, Gold Coast [Ghana], 1900 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 24/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions. The slides appear to have been gathered for lecture purposes and are not necessarily on the work of the CMS. They relate to various parts of the continent.

Dates: 1900 - 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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At the Department of Animal Health Experimental Livestock Farm near Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], calves suffering from temporary setbacks in their development are quickly detected and treated accordingly, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/267
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Worm powders, Cod Liver Oil and tonic mixtures are mixed in milk or gruel and given to them. This little calf has been under treatment of a few days and has been receiving medicine mixed in milk hence the attraction for the bottle'.

Dates: 1940 - 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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[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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