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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Belgian Congo types, Province de L'Equateur: The female of the species, M'bouaka, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/213
Scope and Contents

85 x 130 mm. Head and shoulders portrait.

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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Belgian Congo types, Province de L'Equateur: The male of the species - Banza, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/208
Scope and Contents

80 x 130 mm. Head and shoulders portrait.

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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Belgian Congo types, Province de L'Equateur: The male of the species - M'bouaka, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/210
Scope and Contents

80 x 130 mm. Head and shoulders portrait.

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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Bellows, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/283
Scope and Contents

The caption continues: 'Taken between Gonga and Zioda in the Bwaka 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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Below the Kamande escarpment - Albert National Park [i.e. Parc National Albert or Virunga National Park], 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/222
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 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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Between the Kamande escarpment and Butembo, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/227
Scope and Contents

125 x 95 mm. General view. A river can be seen in the distance.

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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Between the Kamande escarpment and Butembo, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/228
Scope and Contents

125 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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Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/196
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

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

Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/197
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

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

Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/198
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

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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Black Buffalo heads, Middle Kasai River, Belgian Congo [i.e. Congo], 1907, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/58
Scope and Contents

120 x 168 mm. A view showing two buffalo skulls, shot by A.E.H. Reid and C.A. Reid. A.E.H. Reid was a prospector-in-chief for a mining company in the Congo (in 1914); his brother, C.A. Reid, was manager of the Babayru Gold mines. Photograph by one of the Reid brothers.

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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Black cow, Lamami Valley [? Lomami River valley], c.1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/269
Scope and Contents

115 x 85 mm. A view showing a buffalo shot by Christy. The location is possibly the Lomami River valley in Congo.

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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Bringing home his own dinner, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/312
Scope and Contents

Showing an elephant carrying tree branches and a man sitting on his back. At Gangala na Bodio, near the Garamba National Park, 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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Brown Buffaloes (B. Caffer) (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/207
Scope and Contents

157 x 113 mm. A view showing Cuthbert Christy and a group of Africans standing behind three brown buffaloes shot near Amadi, Wele River, North-East 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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Brown Buffaloes (B. Caffer) (n.d.)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/208
Scope and Contents

157 x 113 mm. A view showing Cuthbert Christy and a group of Africans standing behind three brown buffaloes shot near Amadi, Wele River, North-East 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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[Building a fly-proof hut, Congo 1903-4], 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/248
Scope and Contents

58 x 43 mm. A view showing Sleeping Sickness Commission members building a gauze covered hut, presumably for the storage of captured tsetse flies. 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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[Building a fly-proof hut, Congo 1903-4], 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/249
Scope and Contents

58 x 43 mm. A view showing Sleeping Sickness Commission members building a gauze covered hut, presumably for the storage of captured tsetse flies. 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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[Building a fly-proof hut, Congo 1903-4], 1903 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/247
Scope and Contents

58 x 43 mm. A view showing Sleeping Sickness Commission members building a gauze covered hut, presumably for the storage of captured tsetse flies. 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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/181
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/182
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/183
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 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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[Bwamba country], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/172
Scope and Contents

Showing a group of people resting in a clearing with trees in the background. On the western slopes of the Ruwenzori mountains. The caption reads: 'Change bananas for fish. We passed hundreds and hundreds coming back from the lake with baskets and baskets of polluted fish'.

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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[Bwamba man], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/169
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'The Bwamba life on the West side of the Ruwenzori Mountains (Bwamba Valley is densely populated by these little people). They provide a source of labour for the cotton plantations (also coffee and tea) in the Toro district in Uganda'.

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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Bwamba woman, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/168
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'The Bwamba life on the West side of the Ruwenzori Mountains (Bwamba Valley is densely populated by these little people). They provide a source of labour for the cotton plantations (also coffee and tea) in the Toro district in Uganda'.

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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[Candid photograph of a woman of the Mangbetu tribe], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/4
Scope and Contents Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph reads: 'These sharpened bones are used for untying the tight knots of their coiffure when they reset their hair. Between times they are used as ornaments'.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 childrens heads for the...
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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