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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Lobula girls kitchen, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/510
Scope and Contents From the File: 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 names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
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

Lobula girls kitchen, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/511
Scope and Contents From the File: 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 names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
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

[Lobula men wrestling], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/271
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Lobula wrestling. One man wears a wig of lions mane'.

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

[Lobula men wrestling], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/272
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Lobula wrestling. One man wears a wig of lions mane'.

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

Lobula pottery, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/513
Scope and Contents From the File: 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 names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
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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[Lobula woman], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/270
Scope and Contents

Showing a woman preparing produce on a tray on the ground. The caption reads: 'They have metal studded plugs in their ears. And carved wooden trays for making spinach'.

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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Lobula women at Imese, clearing emergency landing ground for Sabena airline, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/266
Scope and Contents

At Imese on the Ubangi River.

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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Loga woman in C. Congo who is busy with our washing, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/346
Scope and Contents From the File: 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 names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
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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['L'Orée de la forêt', painting by Jean Bata, c. 1948], 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/524
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads ''L'orée de la forêt', une oeuvre de Jean Bata. Jean Bata est un peintre originaire du Bas-Congo dont les oeuvres révèlent une nette tendance poétique dans l'interprétation des paysages'. Photograph by Ryelandt (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).
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Lovanium University

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/3 Congo
Scope and Contents

A negative of a general view of Lovanium University, Kinshasa. Photographer unknown.

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).
 Sub-Series

Lovanium University, Kinshasa, 1969-11 - 1970-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/464-467
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the Lovanium University, Kinshasa.

Dates: 1969-11 - 1970-06
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).
 Fonds

Lubumbashi Falls collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304P
Scope and Contents Contains sepia prints, mostly on some white background; the measurements are taken to the edge of the paper, not the photograph. These photographs were the property of the Reverend John William Peppercorn, probably acquired between 1921 and 1923. As two (numbers 1 and 2) have the name A.G. Cooke on them, it is possible that these, and perhaps others, were taken by Mr Cooke and purchased by Mr Peppercorn. They do not relate to the work of the Mission, but are handsome views of the...
Dates: 1921 - 1923
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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Madamu, the licentious belle of Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/104
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page continues: 'The first time I visited the village she was wearing the ekoki, and a wealth of ivory bangles. When I came back about nine months later I found that she had been 'defrocked', but just as cheerful as ever'.

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).
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Madamu, the licentious belle of Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/105
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page continues: 'The first time I visited the village she was wearing the ekoki, and a wealth of ivory bangles. When I came back about nine months later I found that she had been 'defrocked', but just as cheerful as ever'.

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).
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Madamu, the licentious belle of Ekibondo, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/106
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page continues: 'The first time I visited the village she was wearing the ekoki, and a wealth of ivory bangles. When I came back about nine months later I found that she had been 'defrocked', but just as cheerful as ever'.

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).
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Male and female bush cows from the [?] Babiugi Region, south bank of [?] Danruru River, 5°S, 23°E

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/253
Scope and Contents

105 x 85 mm. A view showing a group of Africans posed behind the bodies of two dead buch cows.

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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[Male hairstyle], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/235
Scope and Contents

The caption reads: 'Also in the Congo. Between M'bogo (Semliki Valley) and Iruma'.

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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[Male hairstyle], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/236
Scope and Contents

The caption reads: 'Also in the Congo. Between M'bogo (Semliki Valley) and Iruma'.

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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[Malea], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/39
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Malea, is probably a Barambu girl. met her at Megrindra [sic]. Her skin is pale bronze. Her hair dressing is very neat and original. She would only pose for her photograph on the condition that I gave her some soap cigarettes and eau de Cologne. (All scent they call Masala.)'.

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).
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[Malea], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/40
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Malea, is probably a Barambu girl. met her at Megrindra [sic]. Her skin is pale bronze. Her hair dressing is very neat and original. She would only pose for her photograph on the condition that I gave her some soap cigarettes and eau de Cologne. (All scent they call Masala.)'.

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).
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[Malea], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/41
Scope and Contents

Informal photograph of Malea sitting. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Malea, is probably a Barambu girl. met her at Megrindra [sic]. Her skin is pale bronze. Her hair dressing is very neat and original. She would only pose for her photograph on the condition that I gave her some soap cigarettes and eau de Cologne. (All scent they call Masala.)'.

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).
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[Man with ceremonial musical instrument], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/103
Scope and Contents

The caption to the bottom left of the photograph reads: 'This musical instrument made of iron in the shape of two oval bells is beaten in front of the Sultani when he is on a journey'.

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).
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Mandarani Barani, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/127
Scope and Contents

At Egbundu.

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).
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[Mandarani Barani], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/128
Scope and Contents

The caption to the left of the photograph reads: 'Mandarani Barani was a most entertaining girl. I met her at Egbundu. While staying at Egbundu I decided to return to England, and gave Mandarani all my equipment and provisions which I had no further need of'.

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

Mangala man at Mangala on the Congo River (near Nouvelle Anvers [i,e. Makanza]), 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/389
Scope and Contents

Head and shoulders portrait.

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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