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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

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[Offices of 'La Voix du Congolais', Avenue Prince Baudouin, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 1947], 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/510
Scope and Contents

Exterior view showing the newspaper's sign above the entrance. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Dans la Cité indigène Léopoldville se trouve situé, avenue Prince Baudouin, l'immeuble où sont installés les services du journal 'La Voix du Congolais'. Cette feuille, largement répandue, s'adressant aux indigènes et rédigée par les plus évolués d'entr'eux, leur permet d'exprimer librement leurs opinions. (février 1947). Photo A. Da Cruz'.

Dates: 1947-02
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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Old female Chimpanzee, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/223
Scope and Contents

100 x 78 mm. A view showing a large female chimpanzee, shot by Christy and held up to be photographed by his tent boy.

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).
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Old male bongo shot on the Itimbiri River, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/224
Scope and Contents

127 x 91 mm. Screen print showing a bongo shot by C.A. Reid lying by the roadside. 'The white forehead band and cheek spots, the white horn tips, the dorsal fringe, the mottled ears and the tufted ox-like tail are all well seen'. Photograph by C.A. Reid.

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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Old male bongo shot on the Itimbiri River, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/225
Scope and Contents

127 x 91 mm. Screen print showing a bongo shot by C.A. Reid lying by the roadside. 'The white forehead band and cheek spots, the white horn tips, the dorsal fringe, the mottled ears and the tufted ox-like tail are all well seen'. Photograph by C.A. Reid.

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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Old man-eating lion killed in Katanga, South-eastern Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/167
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing a very large man-eating lion killed by members of a prospecting party in Katanga. An African stands beside the body to indicate scale. Photograph by R. Williams and Co.

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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[Old man of the Congo forest], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/528
Scope and Contents

In profile. The caption reads: 'Taken with a patrol light, old man in Congo Forest near Ukaturaka. He has crocodile tooth necklace'.

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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On the Beni to Iruma road, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/237
Scope and Contents

125 x 125 mm. A view of a road cutting through the forest.

Dates: 1939 - 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).
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On the Beni to Iruma road, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/239
Scope and Contents

105 x 90 mm. A view of a road cutting through the forest.

Dates: 1939 - 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).
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On the shores of Lake Kivu, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/207
Scope and Contents

135 x 80 mm. Showing a line of huts with the lake and mountains beyond.

Dates: 1939 - 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).
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On the way to [illegible word] through the rain forest, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/170
Scope and Contents

Showing a group of people resting in a clearing with trees and mountains in the background. The caption continues: 'Western slopes of the Ruwenzori. Bwamba on their way to Lake Albert'.

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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One of my Mombodo carriers wearing a gay zebra coloured bark cloth, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/72
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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One of the active cones, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/320
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).
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One of the active cones, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/322
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).
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Our camp on the first leg of the crater, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/315
Scope and Contents

Showing two tents and a mountain in the background. 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).
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Our Christmas Day camp, somewhere near Bambili, 1934-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/256
Scope and Contents

Showing a car , bed and tables by the side of a road. Upper Zaire, Christmas 1934.

Dates: 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).
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Pacification, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/20
Scope and Contents

Showing a baby breastfeeding.

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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[Panoramic view of Ekibondo], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/101
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'Ekibondo and the rest house I stayed in. This was built in honour of the Prince of Wales visit [sic]'.

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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Papilio Antimachus, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/262
Scope and Contents

Close-up view of a butterfly. The caption reads: 'Caught at Bondo on the banks of the Uele River, N. Belgian Congo. (Dec. 27) The largest butterfly in Africa. Wing span measuring 9 inches'.

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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[Paul Lomami Tshibamba, c.1948], 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/522
Scope and Contents Half-length portrait of Paul Lomani Tshibamba, author of the novel Ngandu, which in 1948 won the Prix Littéraire de la Foire Coloniale de Bruxelles. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Voici Paul Lomami Tshibamba, auteur de la nouvelle intitulée 'Ngandu' qui a remporté en 1948 le prix littéraire de la Foire Coloniale de Bruxelles.Tshibamba, employé de l'administration, vit à Léopoldville.Ziehier Paul Lomami Tshibamba, de schrijver van de novelle 'Ngandu' welke in 1948...
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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[Performance of 'Limbisa Monguna', Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), December 1948], 1948-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/519
Scope and Contents

Showing two African actors in a scene from Limbisa Monguna, a play written in Lingana by Mgr. Six, Vicar Apostolic of Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Une scène de 'Limbisa Monguna', pièce de théâtre écrite en Lingala par Mgr. Six, Vicaire Apostolique de Léopoldville et interprétée par un groupe d'indigènes anciens élèves des Frères des Ecoles Chrétiennes. (Léopoldville, décembre 1948)'. Photograph by H. Goldstein (Congopresse).

Dates: 1948-12
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).
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Pigmies (Balida[?]) at our camp in the Eturi Forest. The Crown Prince Centre, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/248
Scope and Contents

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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Pigmy baby, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/414
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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Pigmy mother and child, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/254
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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Pigmy putting poison on an arrow, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/255
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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[Powell and a Batwa man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/302
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Batwa (pigmies) in the Eturi Forest'.

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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