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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Unloading Ivory from an upriver steamer at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa], 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/144
Scope and Contents

56 x 42 mm. A view showing rows of elephant tusks awaiting reloading onto railway trucks.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Unloading Ivory from an upriver steamer at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa], 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/145
Scope and Contents

56 x 42 mm. A view showing rows of elephant tusks awaiting reloading onto railway trucks.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Very large drums at Ekibondo, like the Ebrundrus at Niapu, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/85
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph continues: 'Note the wall painting on the hut behind'.

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

View in the vicinity of N'goma on the shores of Lake Kiou [i.e. Lac Kivu], 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/198
Scope and Contents

110 x 80 mm. Showing a tree and vegetation lined road. A person in the foreground carries a bundle on their head.

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).
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View in the vicinity of N'goma on the shores of Lake Kiou [i.e. Lac Kivu], 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/199
Scope and Contents

110 x 80 mm. Showing people stood to the side of the road to let the automobile pass. They each carry objects on their heads.

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).
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View of the Falls with tree across the foreground, 1921 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304P/7
Scope and Contents

38 x 30 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).
 Item

[Village scene], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/514
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).
 Fonds

W. Powell collection on Africa 1930s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M-O
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs on 125 brown loose album sheets, many with hand-written captions. The captions have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. There are two 'Title pages' which have been transcribed at Y304M and Y304N, dated 1934 and 1935-36. The album sheets which appear to...
Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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Wart Hog shot in the Katanga District, south-east Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/220
Scope and Contents

97 x 74 mm. A view showing the body of a large wart hog with long curved tusks, a long mane and black face warts. 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).
 Item

Wart Hog shot in the Katanga District, south-east Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/221
Scope and Contents

97 x 74 mm. A view showing the body of a large wart hog with long curved tusks, a long mane and black face warts. 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).
 Item

[Washing the elephants], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/311
Scope and Contents

At Gangala na Bodio, near the Garamba National Park, Zaire. The caption reads: 'Every evening they take the elephants down to the river (Dungu) to drink - and to be washed'.

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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Wayne's Duiker (Cephalophus waynesi), Ituri Forest, ?c1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/229
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. A view showing a Wayne's Duiker (antelope) shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

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

Wayne's Duiker (Cephalophus waynesi), Ituri Forest, ?c1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/230
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. A view showing a Wayne's Duiker (antelope) shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

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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Wayne's Duiker (Cephalophus waynesi), Ituri Forest, ?c1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/231
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. A view showing a Wayne's Duiker (antelope) shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

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

Wayne's Duiker (Cephalophus waynesi), Ituri Forest, ?c1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/232
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. A view showing a Wayne's Duiker (antelope) shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

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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We lost our way in the long grass, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/227
Scope and Contents

Showing several the canoes in the long grass of the swamps. One of the guides appears to be scratching his head. Between the Ubangi and Congo (Zaire) rivers (formerly the Belgian Congo).

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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Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/163
Scope and Contents

85 x 61 mm. A view showing market traders at Niangara. Photograph probably by Christy.

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

Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/164
Scope and Contents

85 x 61 mm. A view showing market traders at Niangara. Photograph probably by Christy.

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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Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/165
Scope and Contents

85 x 60 mm. A view showing a general view of the crowded market place at Niangara. Photograph probably by Christy.

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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Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/166
Scope and Contents

85 x 60 mm. A view showing a general view of the crowded market place at Niangara. Photograph probably by Christy.

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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Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/160
Scope and Contents

85 x 60 mm. A view showing the busy market scene at Niangara with goods laid out on the ground in front of the traders.

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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Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/161
Scope and Contents

85 x 60 mm. A view showing the busy market scene at Niangara with goods laid out on the ground in front of the traders.

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

Weekly market at Niangara, Wele District, Upper Congo (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/162
Scope and Contents

86 x 60 mm. A view showing traders at Niangara seated under the shade of umbrellas in the market square.

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

West Africa, 1930-04 - 1938-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 334/9
Scope and Contents

Newscuttings on West Africa and articles concerning the Cameroons, Congo, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togoland.

Dates: 1930-04 - 1938-06
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).
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[Woman bathing], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/413
Scope and Contents

The caption reads: 'While we were washing beside this stream. This girl came and began bathing'.

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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