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Cameroon (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 506 Collections and/or Records:

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A carved stool. On top is a pipe. Both belong to the Chief of Lehu[?], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/582
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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A chief under umbrella arriving for the Jubilee day, with all his followers. Everyone has a gun, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/563
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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A close-up of Fai Ndzendzen, Banso, 1939-05-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/176
Scope and Contents 40 x 62 mm.
Dates: 1939-05-24
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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A giant in Shi, 1940-02-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/285
Scope and Contents 64 x 109 mm. He was about 8 ft. tall and a striking figure of a man.
Dates: 1940-02-11
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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A girl of the N'Jarie tribe, Banso, 1937-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/16
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. A girl from the N’Jarie Tribe from the N’Bombo Country. They have very elaborate tattooing on the body done by specialists with a pointed bamboo and ashes. Each cicatrix is a round dome, smooth and of regular size. A piece of bamboo is inserted into the nostrils. They used to practice cannibalism by setting traps of thin dust covered brushwood placed over pits or a chair set on the thinly covered pit in front of the house where the unwary traveller sat and fell in only to be set...
Dates: 1937-05
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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A girl of the N'Jarie tribe, Banso, 1937-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/17
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. A girl from the N’Jarie Tribe from the N’Bombo Country. They have very elaborate tattooing on the body done by specialists with a pointed bamboo and ashes. Each cicatrix is a round dome, smooth and of regular size. A piece of bamboo is inserted into the nostrils. They used to practice cannibalism by setting traps of thin dust covered brushwood placed over pits or a chair set on the thinly covered pit in front of the house where the unwary traveller sat and fell in only to be set...
Dates: 1937-05
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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A juju man impersonating a woman, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/159
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm.
Dates: 1938
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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A 'lady doctor', Bamenda, 1937-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/3
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. A 'lady doctor' - an old woman who specialises in Circumcisions. She attended hospital to see the White Man's method but thought her own was easier and quicker.
Dates: 1937-03
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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A lady of Laroku, 1940-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/351
Scope and Contents 45 x 39 mm.
Dates: 1940-11-13
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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A little Mbem girl, 1940-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/245
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. neg and contact print.
Dates: 1940-02-07
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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A little Mbem girl, 1940-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/246
Scope and Contents 46 x 75 mm. neg. and contact print.
Dates: 1940-02-07
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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A Medicine grove at Nkungie, 1940-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/313
Scope and Contents 53 x 40 mm.
Dates: 1940-02-24
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

A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2a
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the...
Dates: 2001
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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A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2b
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the...
Dates: 2001-03
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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A scene in the Mfumte village of Kwaja, 1940-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/307
Scope and Contents 62 x 40 mm.
Dates: 1940-02-13
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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A strange helmet, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/566
Scope and Contents Showing a man wearing an unusual helmet.
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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A typical Tse-tse breeding stream on the Kumba-Malende rapid, 1938-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/150
Scope and Contents 40 x 62 mm.
Dates: 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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A woman from Bafreng, Bamenda, 1937-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/19
Scope and Contents 64 x 109 mm. Showing the method of shaving the head when they have conceived. They wear long hair till this occurs. The remaining centre portion is left and mixed with a concoction of Red Camwood powdered and mixed with palm oil which dries hard like clay and is called Nga. The woman here shown has a small bunch of leaves on her back which indicates she is menstruating.
Dates: 1937-10
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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A Wum woman, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/163
Scope and Contents 40 x 62 mm.
Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Missing.
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A Wum woman with ear rings of bamboo, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/162
Scope and Contents 40 x 62 mm.
Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Missing.
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Abdominal cicatrization, Laroku, 1940-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/353
Scope and Contents 52 x 40 mm. The abdominal cicatrization is in most cases carried round the side of the waist and in rarer cases up over the shoulder blades.
Dates: 1940-11-13
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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Abdominal tattooing, Banso, 1939-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/193
Scope and Contents 40 x 62 mm. The 'arrow & circle' abdominal tattooing seen in almost every Banso girl, whether it is Phallic or not has yet to be decided. Some think it the sign of sun worship. But very debatable.
Dates: 1939-06-18
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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Abnormal root development, Victoria, Cameroon Mountain

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/112
Scope and Contents 74 x 94 mm. A view showing a rubber tree with an abnormal development of surface roots owing to shallow soil.
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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African hut, Nyasoso, 1938-02-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/134
Scope and Contents 42 x 60 mm.
Dates: 1938-02-09
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

African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116
Scope and Contents A diary describing a journey from London via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons and South Africa in four volumes, each of 50 pages.
Dates: 1935
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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