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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Rather an attractive study of a Mangbetu woman I met at Egbundu, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/115
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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Reflections Lubumbashi River, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304P/2
Scope and Contents

51 x 41 mm.

Dates: 1922
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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River scene with large tree trunk lying in the river, 1921 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304P/5
Scope and Contents

38 x 20.5 mm. Photographer unknown, possibly A.G. Cooke.

Dates: 1921 - 1923
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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Same as above [Falls on the Congo border 1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/64
Scope and Contents

A distant view of a waterfall, possibly the Kirk Falls visited by Bell at the end of February 1907, with a river in the foreground.

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).
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Sandflies were bad in the Eturi Forest, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/261
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell's covered with bite-marks.

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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Satisfaction, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/21
Scope and Contents

Showing a small baby.

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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'Saucy Sue' An Ambudu girl at Karume's village, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/126
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph continues: 'The Ambudu tribe live in the Mangbetu area'.

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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Scene of our camp by the Mahcongo River (Dec. 24 '34), 1934-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/259
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: 1934-12
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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[Seated woman], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/81
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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Self at Ekibondo being fatherly, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/99
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell with a baby on his knee.

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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Self besides a pigmy in the forest, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/249
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell standing beside two men. 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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Self, on the roof of a Congo River steamer, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/520
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell seated in a chair with the riverbank in the background. The caption continues: 'Watching monotonous miles of forested banks'.

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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Sikoru village in the Giri swamp, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/226
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'The Giri Swamps lie between the Ubangui and the Congo Rivers. A greater part of the swamp is flooded primeval 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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[Sleeping Sickness Commission members, Congo 1903-1904], 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/246
Scope and Contents

102 x 76 mm. A view showing the four members of the Congo Sleeping Sickness Commission standing in front of a cage covered in gauze, presumably built to store captured tsetse flies. The figures are, from left to right, Dr John Lancelot Todd (1876-1949), Dr Inge Heiberg, representing the Congo Government on the Commission, Cuthbert Christy and Dr Joseph Everett Dutton (1874-1905). Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1903 - 1904
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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Sleeping sickness patients at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] waiting for their ration 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/37
Scope and Contents

99 x 74 mm (mounted on card). A view showing a row of emaciated Africans facing the photographer while waiting for their ration of Kwanga (Casava bread).

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).
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[Societe Utexléo, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), c. 1945], 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/509
Scope and Contents

Showing a worker standing at a spinning machine in the textile factory. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Les importantes usines textiles de la Société Utexléo, à Léopoldville, ont produit en 1945 plus de 14.000 Km.de tissus. La photo montre une carde'.

Dates: 1945
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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Somnolence, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/22
Scope and Contents

Showing a sleeping baby.

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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[Split-cane and palm bed], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/82
Scope and Contents

The caption to the right of the photograph reads: 'This type of bed is used by the Azande - Bangwa - and Mangbetu tribes. Made from split cane and palm. Beside it is a calibash water pipe. These have ridiculously small bowls, and the tobacco is burnt out after a moments smoking'.

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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Sudan, 1939 - 1941

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

Photographs taken in different locations in Sudan, with a few from the Belgian Congo and Kenya, mainly depicting people and scenery.

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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Taken three days before death, Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/38
Scope and Contents

74 x 97 mm (mounted on card). A view showing an emaciated young African suffering from sleeping sickness. Such is his weakness and lethargy that his head has to be supported. The boys name is Oparanga and is case CI in Christy's expedition report.

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).
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The Aardvark or 'earth-pig' (Orycteropus erikssoni), Ituri Forest, c.1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/226
Scope and Contents

150 x 110 mm. A view showing a dead anteater in the Ituri Forest. 'The long extensile tongue is seen hanging out of the animal's mouth'. Photograph by Mr Eriksson (the discoverer).

Dates: 1905
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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The Aardvark (Orycteropus afer), 1909 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/227
Scope and Contents

70 x 99 mm. Screened print showing the head and forefeet of an anteater. Photograph by Herbert Lang, American Museum of Natural History.

Dates: 1909 - 1915
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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The Aardvark (Orycteropus afer), 1909 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/228
Scope and Contents

70 x 99 mm. Screened print showing the head and forefeet of an anteater. Photograph by Herbert Lang, American Museum of Natural History.

Dates: 1909 - 1915
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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The Aru [i.e. Aruwimi] river, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/244
Scope and Contents

130 x 95 mm. General view.

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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The Bangwa girls love painting incredible designs all over their bodies, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/98
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).

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