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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Mangala woman], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/390
Scope and Contents

Head and shoulders portrait. Taken at Mangala on the Congo River (near Nouvelle Anvers). The caption reads: 'and his wife'. This is a reference to a photograph of a man on the same page.

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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Mangbetu albino girl at Niapu, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/74
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).
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Mangbetu pottery, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/9
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).
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Mangbetu women with elongated skulls, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/2
Scope and Contents The caption below the photograph continues: 'They are wearing the Tamburu headdress which is only worn by the better class women and Chief's wives. The woman on the extreme right has an exceptionally well shaped head'.An additional note on the top of the album page reads: 'The MANGBETU Tribe live on the northern edge of the Eturi Forest in the Belgian Congo. Their chief characteristic is the deformation of the skull which they attain by binding the children's heads for the first...
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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Mangbetu wooden domestic utensils which can be found in any hut, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/10
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).
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[Map of the Belgian Congo (i.e. Congo)]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/302
Scope and Contents

60 x 70 mm. A photographic copy of a map of the Belgian Congo.

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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[Map of the Belgian Congo (i.e. Congo)]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/303
Scope and Contents

60 x 70 mm. A photographic copy of a map of the Belgian Congo.

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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[Marire, an Ambudu (?) girl], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/95
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'Marire also lives at Ekibondo. Her skin is pale brown, and she has a most cheerful temperment [sic]. She has the same facial tatoos [sic] as Mora, an Ambudu girl at Legu I think she belongs to that tribe'.

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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[Marire, an Ambudu (?) girl], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/96
Scope and Contents

The caption to the right of the photograph reads: 'Marire leads a most carefree life, and could always be found comfortably stretched out watching the zombi cooking, or telling naughty stories to her girl friends'.

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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Masaanado Aluba, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/46
Scope and Contents

Informal full-length portrait of Masaanado Aluba. In the distance a small thatched building can be seen. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Masaandao Alubu also lives at Megrindra. One morning I mixed her a cup of delicious breakfast chocolate; she took one mouthful, and promptly spat it out, - No studied insult, but just her natural way of showing how she disliked it'.

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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Masaanado Aluba, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/47
Scope and Contents

Informal full-length portrait of Masaanado Aluba. In the distance a small thatched building can be seen. In the distance a small thatched building can be seen. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Masaandao Alubu also lives at Megrindra. One morning I mixed her a cup of delicious breakfast chocolate; she took one mouthful, and promptly spat it out, - No studied insult, but just her natural way of showing how she disliked it'.

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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Masaanado Aluba, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/48
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait of Masaanado Aluba. In the distance a small thatched building can be seen. The caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'Masaandao Alubu also lives at Megrindra. One morning I mixed her a cup of delicious breakfast chocolate; she took one mouthful, and promptly spat it out, - No studied insult, but just her natural way of showing how she disliked it'.

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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[Members of the 'Léopold II, Travail et Progres' Circle, Elisabethville (now known as Lubumbashi), 1946], 1946-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/513
Scope and Contents

Group portrait showing Mr. A. Verbeken, Directeur de l'Information pour Indigènes, with members of the circle. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Le 16 mars 1946 a été créé à Elisabethville sous l'égide du gouvernement, le cercle 'Léopold II, Travail et Progrès' pour les indigènes évolués. Voici Mr. A. Verbeken, directeur de l'Information pour indigènes, photographié avec les membres du cercle'. Photograph by E. Lebied.

Dates: 1946-03-16
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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[Mid-section of male], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/366
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Although they wear no clothes except a fongor (skin behind) they are very shy, and the men always hide their private parts between their legs'.

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).
 Series

Miscellaneous photographs from Uganda, Northern Nigeria, the Caribbean and Mauritius 1899-1930s, 1899 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes (mainly snapshots) by various photographers. The prints are largely uncaptioned and are mainly duplicates of prints in the other parts of the collection. The prints have been grouped chronologically thus: Uganda (1-47), Northern Nigeria (49-68), Caribbean (69-88), Mauritius (89-111), miscellaneous (112-117). The collection also includes 10 original negatives which are listed with the prefix 'Y3011G/ON'. Two geographical anomalies have crept...
Dates: 1899 - 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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Mombo, at Ekibondo in a pensive mood, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/119
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).
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More of Malea, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/42
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).
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More of Malea, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/43
Scope and Contents

Informal head shot.

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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More of Malea, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/44
Scope and Contents

View of Malea's hair.

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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More of Malea, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/45
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).
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Morning mists over Eturi Forest, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/258
Scope and Contents

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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[Mosambo girl], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/518
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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Mosambo girl, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/519
Scope and Contents

Full-length 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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[Mosambo women], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/517
Scope and Contents

Full-length 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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[Mother with baby] Near Aru, Belgian Congo [i.e. Congo], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/237
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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