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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Dansers [sic] at N'goma, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/200
Scope and Contents

100 x 80 mm. Showing five young female dancers in a line.

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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Down the Ubangui River in a dug out. My kit being loaded at Bundugi[?], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/515
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 place or tribal names have not been traced in works of reference. The following guide to...
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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Drying cotton near Dungu, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/263
Scope and Contents

Showing cotton being laid out on raised wooden platforms to dry. Upper 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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Early morning on the Ubangui, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/516
Scope and Contents

Showing a canoe being loaded.

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

East Africa and Ceylon [Sri Lanka] during the 1940s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468AA
Scope and Contents Collection of 248 photographs, chiefly amateur. Most captions are derived from the original album pages or the printed titles of postcards. Photographs without measurements are approximately 80 x 60 mm in size, and this suggests that they may have been taken by the collector, with the others acquired from colleagues or purchased.The photographs, housed in two albums, were found pushed through the letterbox of Woodspring Museum. They had clearly suffered from damp, the albums were...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Ekibondo and Madamu's hut on the left, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/67
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph continues: 'The palms are full of weaver birds nests'.

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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Ekoki [ankle bracelets], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/84
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'Crudely worked brass rings worn round the ankles of the better class women, Chief's daughters and favourite wives. These are becoming rare now owing to the increasing sale of European goods. (Taken at Megrindra.)'.

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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[Electric welder, Socotole factory, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/511
Scope and Contents Showing electric welding of oil drums in the factory of La Société Coloniale de la Tôle (Socotole) in Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'La Société Coloniale de la Tôle (Socotole), filiale de la Société Anonyme des Pétroles au Congo (Petrocongo), produit dans son usine de Léopoldville les fûts métalliques nécesssaires pour le transport des carburants dans la colonie.Voici une soudeuse électrique; cette machine assemble les deux bords de la tôle, découpée et...
Dates: 1947
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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/307
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Gangala na Bodio (40 miles W of Faradje, B. Congo[i.e. Congo]) where the African elephant is captured and domesticated'. 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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/308
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Gangala na Bodio (40 miles W of Faradje, B. Congo[i.e. Congo]) where the African elephant is captured and domesticated'. 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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/309
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Gangala na Bodio (40 miles W of Faradje, B. Congo[i.e. Congo]) where the African elephant is captured and domesticated'. 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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/310
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Gangala na Bodio (40 miles W of Faradje, B. Congo[i.e. Congo]) where the African elephant is captured and domesticated'. 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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/313
Scope and Contents

At Gangala na Bodio, near the Garamba National Park, Zaire. The caption reads: 'Monsieur Otterman giving each one [elephant] a small cake of salt after the morning parade'.

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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[Elephant training station], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/314
Scope and Contents

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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[European and pygmies, Congo (n.d.)]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/252
Scope and Contents

85 x 72 mm. A view showing an unidentified heavily bearded European standing in the centre of a group of forest pygmies. Photographer unknown, possibly 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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Falls on the Congo border [1907], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/63
Scope and Contents

A general view of a waterfall, possibly the Kirk Falls visited by Bell at the end of February 1907.

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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Female black buffalo, Uele, Congo, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/264
Scope and Contents

94 x 73 mm. A view showing a black buffalo killed by Christy at Uele.

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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Female black buffalo, Uele, Congo, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/265
Scope and Contents

94 x 73 mm. A view showing a black buffalo killed by Christy at Uele.

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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Female black buffalo, Uele, Congo, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/266
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing a black buffalo killed by Christy at Uele.

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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Female black buffalo, Uele, Congo, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/267
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing a black buffalo killed by Christy at Uele.

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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Ferry on the Gada River near Niangara (B. Congo [i.e. Congo]), 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/257
Scope and Contents

Showing a long canoe full of people.

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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[First aeroplane flight for members of the 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agrements', 23 January 1949], 1949-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/521
Scope and Contents View looking along the fuselage of the aeroplane, with the passengers in their seats and Emmanual Capelle, Administrator for the Black Population of Leopoldville, in the background. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Le 23 janvier 1949, un groupe d'indigènes évolués membre du Cercle D'études et d'Agrément de la cité indigène de Léopoldville, ont reçu le baptême de l'air.Les voici installés dans l'avion, quelques instants avant le départ on aperçoit au fond M. Emmanuel...
Dates: 1949-01-23
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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[First performance by theatrical section of the 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agréments, Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 27 September 1947], 1947-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/516
Scope and Contents

Showing the group's first performance in front of a European audience. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'La section théâtrale du 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agréments' des indigènes évolués de Léopoldville a donné, le 27 septembre 1947, sa première représentation devant un public européen'. Photograph by H. Goldstein.

Dates: 1947-09-27
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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[First performance by theatrical section of the 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agréments, Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 27 September 1947], 1947-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/517
Scope and Contents

Showing a member of the circle reciting a monologue. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'La section théâtrale du 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agréments' des indigènes évolués de Léopoldville a donné, le 27 septembre 1947, sa première représentation devant un public européen. En 'lever de rideau', un membre du cercle récite un monologue'. Photograph by H. Goldstein.

Dates: 1947-09-27
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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[Fish] caught on the Congo River, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/521
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 place or tribal names have not been traced in works of reference. The following guide to...
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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