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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

200 yards short of this. The real crater, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/317
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Nyamlagira, an active volcano in the Parc National Albert. Belgian Congo [i.e. Congo]'. An active volcano to the north of Lake Kivu, Zaire.

Dates: 1934
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).
 Item

[A Banana man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/507
Scope and Contents

Full-length portrait. The caption on the album page reads: 'Bananas are all over 6 feet. Taken at Yagua'.

Dates: 1934
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).
 Item

[A Banana man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/508
Scope and Contents

Full-length portrait. The caption on the album page reads: 'Bananas are all over 6 feet. Taken at Yagua'.

Dates: 1934
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).
 Item

[A Banana man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/509
Scope and Contents

Full-length portrait. The caption on the album page reads: 'Bananas are all over 6 feet. Taken at Yagua'.

Dates: 1934
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).
 Item

A Bangwa baby at Ekibondo is not at all unhappy at having his head bound up, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/26
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa dance at Ekibondo in which young and old take an active part, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/88
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa dance at Ekibondo in which young and old take an active part, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/89
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa dance at Ekibondo in which young and old take an active part, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/90
Scope and Contents

The caption above the photograph reads: 'Madamu is on the extreme left'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa dance at Ekibondo in which young and old take an active part, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/91
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'They have a variety of dances, but every one suggestive of sexual abandon'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa girl, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/123
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa mother and daughter, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/17
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph continues: 'Note the long heads and negbes - a fibrous mat worn by the female sex of all ages'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa sewing strips of bark cloth together, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/79
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa woman, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/55
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa woman at Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/13
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption at the bottom right of the album page continues: 'The Bangwa favour this style of hairdressing, and never wear the tamburu. The Sultani of Ekibondo had his hair dressed like this. The Bangwa too have more facial tatoos [sic] than the Mangbetu'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa woman at Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/14
Scope and Contents

Side on view of a sitting woman. The caption at the bottom right of the album page continues: 'The Bangwa favour this style of hairdressing, and never wear the tamburu. The Sultani of Ekibondo had his hair dressed like this. The Bangwa too have more facial tatoos [sic] than the Mangbetu'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A Bangwa woman at Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/15
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption at the bottom right of the album page continues: 'The Bangwa favour this style of hairdressing, and never wear the tamburu. The Sultani of Ekibondo had his hair dressed like this. The Bangwa too have more facial tatoos [sic] than the Mangbetu'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/189
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/190
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/191
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/192
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/185
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/186
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/187
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/188
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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).
 Item

[A family], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/251
Scope and Contents

Full-length portrait of a mother, father and child.

Dates: 1934
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.