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Nyasa, Lake (lake)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

A walk to the Nyassa country

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

An account of Edward Steere's journey to Lake Nyassa written in Zanzibar, Lent 1876, 24 pages. There is an accompanying letter from Steere to Major Evan Smith, Consul General, 23 August 1875, informing him of his plans for the expedition.

Dates: 1875 - 1876
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).
 Item

Canoes crossing Victoria Nyanza 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/28
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 1899
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).
 File

Diary, 1925-02 - 1926-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/7/1
Scope and Contents

Diary (66 pages) kept by Christy during his leadership of the British Museum exploring and zoological expedition to Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. It includes notes on the collection of specimens, and lists of supplies and equipment.

Dates: 1925-02 - 1926-02-28
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

Lakes Tanganyika and Nyasa Expedition, 1925-02 - 1929-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/7
Scope and Contents

Diaries and notes written by Christy during his leadership of the British Museum exploring and zoological expedition to Lakes Tanganyika and Nyasa.

Dates: 1925-02 - 1929-03-29
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

Manda beach, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/69
Scope and Contents

A view showing a man sitting on the side of a boat resting on sand in shallow water. Another man is standing up in the boat behind him. Land can be seen in the far distance. The typescript catalogue states that this photograph was taken in Tanzania. If so, it seems most likely that the 'Manda' referred to is that on the shores of Lake Nyasa.

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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