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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Island camp on the Ituri River, (? 1913), 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/176
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. A view showing one of Christy's camps in the Congo. In the foreground one of his servants holds a large elephant tusk towards the camera.

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

Island camp on the Ituri River, (? 1913), 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/177
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. A view showing one of Christy's camps in the Congo. In the foreground one of his servants holds a large elephant tusk towards the camera.

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

[Ivory from the Congo], 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/42
Scope and Contents

80 x 80 mm. Showing rows of elephant tusks laid out on the roadside.

Dates: 1906 - 1909
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

Ivory from the Congo, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/60
Scope and Contents

88 x 86 mm. Showing rows of elephant tusks laid out on the roadside.

Dates: 1908 - 1912
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

Ivory from the Congo [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/68
Scope and Contents

Showing rows of elephant tusks laid out in the street of an unidentified village.

Dates: 1907
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

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446A-E
Scope and Contents A collection comprising:Y30446A 92 postcards of Sierra Leone, Belgian Congo and Canary IslesY30446B Album containing 45 printsY30446C Album containing 38 printsY30446D Album containing 25 printsY30446E 6 mounted prints (3 also framed).The collection is a valuable record of Sierra Leone in the early years of the twentieth century. The majority of the photographs in Y30446B-E are the work of the Lisk-Carew Brothers (Alphonso and Arthur) who established...
Dates: 1890 - 1911
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).
 Series

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection I, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446A
Scope and Contents A collection of coloured and monochrome postcards (filed with the postcard collection) comprising:1-20 Coloured views of Freetown. Photographer unknown21-28 Monochrome views of Freetown. Published by 'V.C.P.', stamped and postmarked January 12 1903.29-36 Monochrome views (mainly of people of different ethnic origins). Published by 'V. et Cie', stamped and postmarked January 12 1903.37-44 Monochrome views of Freetown. Published by Paris and Co.45-57 Monochrome...
Dates: 1903
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

[Jazz and dance evening, Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 4 December 1948], 1948-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/518
Scope and Contents Showing an African couple performing a European dance. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Si les danses ancestrales, au rhythme du tam-tam, sont encore le délassement favori des indigènes de la brousse, il n'en est plus de même dans los grands centres où la population évoluante n'a pas tardé à adopter, dans ce domaine comme dans beaucoup d'autres, les habitudes européennes. C'est ainsi qu'à Léopoldville, le 4 décembre 1948, quatre orchestres et une vingtaine de couples de...
Dates: 1948-12-04
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

[Jean Bata, c. 1948], 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/523
Scope and Contents

Head and shoulders portrait of of Jean Bata, Congolese painter. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Originnaire du Bas-Congo, Jean Bata est un peintre congolais dont les oeuvres révèlent une nette tendance poétique dans l'interprétation des paysages'. Photograph by A. Da Cruz (Congopresse).

Dates: 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).
 File

Journey from East to West Africa 1934, 1934-06-18 - 1934-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs on 77 loose sheets. On one sheet, in ink capitals, is written 'Photographs taken between June 18th 1934 - December 1934, in the Lamu Archipelago, Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, Ruanda Urundi, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons, Nigeria, French West Africa.' The majority of the photographs have been captioned by hand, in a difficult handwriting, and some of the place or tribal names have not been traced in works of reference. The following guide to...
Dates: 1934-06-18 - 1934-12
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

Korotidita at Magrindra, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/78
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

Lake Tanganyika. Belgian Congo, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/24/26
Scope and Contents

139 x 85 mm. Frederick Tymms standing on a beach.

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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Lava flow into the Kivu Lake at Saki, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/202
Scope and Contents

120 x 90 mm. A view of the lake and hardened lava on the far side.

Dates: 1941
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

Lava formation, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/321
Scope and Contents

Views of the crater of Nyamaragira, 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

Little Pigmy, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/246
Scope and Contents

The caption continues: 'He wears a leather pack on his wrist to protect himself from his sharp fibrous bow-string'. In the Ituri Forest, Kivu region, 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).
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[Little Red Aturi buffalo head]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/259
Scope and Contents

100 x 74 mm. A view showing the severed heads of two buffaloes, probably shot near Avakubi.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/210
Scope and Contents

48 x 85 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a skull from Pilipili, Ituri Forest. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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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Little Red Forest Buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/211
Scope and Contents

48 x 85 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a skull of a buffalo from Mawambi, Ituri Forest. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/213
Scope and Contents

58 x 106 mm. Marked out for cropping. A profile of the skull of a buffalo shot at Mawambi, Ituri Forest. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/214
Scope and Contents

65 x 108 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a buffalo skull shot at Bokala, Kasai River. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/215
Scope and Contents

48 x 107 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a buffalo skull shot at Kasenji, Lake Albert. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/216
Scope and Contents

58 x 98 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a buffalo skull shot at Banzyville, Mubangi River. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/217
Scope and Contents

46 x 98 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a buffalo skull shot at the Lomani River. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest Buffalo skull

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/218
Scope and Contents

58 x 98 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profile of a buffalo skull shot at Maurambe, Ituri Forest. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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

Little Red Forest Buffalo skulls

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/209
Scope and Contents

120 x 87 mm. Marked out for cropping. A view showing the profiles of two skulls and a pair of horns of Congolese buffalo. Photograph supplied by the Director of the Musée du Congo Belge.

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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