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Zululand (region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

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9 photos - Zululand, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S/88-96
Scope and Contents

A collection of coloured matt photographs, all measuring 127 x 89 mm. The envelope is annotated: '1980. 9 photos - Zululand - are of 'Makhalafukwe' the shanty town inside Melmoth 'white' area. These people have got permission to take up jobs in Melmoth! (mostly for Government servants!) Their employers are whites, working in KwaZulu'. The photographs were taken by Wren Robinson.

Dates: 1980
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 basket of mischief [3 children], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/5
Scope and Contents

70 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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 sketch of the first British soldiers that ever crossed the Vaal River in South Africa, a review of part of the 24th Regiment and two guns of the Royal Artillery, sent up to the Diamond fields to maintain order amongst the diggers about 1871, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1879
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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Belles of the Kraal, 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Burial ground, Lower Tugela, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/33
Scope and Contents 206 x 136 mm. Showing the graves of other ranks at Fort Pearson or Fort Tenedos, the wooden crosses shaded by two trees. These men were probably killed by disease rather than in action. Legible inscriptions on the crosses are as follows: Private N. Jones, 'D' Coy, 99 D.E. Regt. (Duke of Edinburgh's Lanarkshire), died 3 March 1879; W.J. Lumar of H.M.S. 'Tenedos', died at Fort Tenedos 31 January 1879; Private W. Painter, 'D' Coy. 99 D.E. Regt. Died 13 March 1879 aged 20; Private C. Baden,...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Camp of Naval Brigade of H.M.S. 'Active', 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/32
Scope and Contents

205 x 133 mm. A view looking over scrubland towards the Tugela River with the tents of the Naval Brigade overlooking the river. Not visible in this print is Fort Pearson, beyond the tents. In the foreground small kraals dot the countryside. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Colonel Wood's Camp on the Blood River, north side near Conference Hill, 5th January 1879, on the march to the Zulu War, comprising No. 4 Column, 1879-01-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1879-01-05
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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Colonel Wood's Camp on the Blood River, south side, 1879-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/6
Scope and Contents

The sketch is taken, looking south the camp is No. 4 Column, on the march to the Zulu War, taken 17th January 1879. The Camp of the Swazi warriors 1,000 strong is on the right and commanded by British officers. It is attached to Colonel Wood's force to fight against the Zulu nation, sent by their King.

Dates: 1879-01-17
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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Commissariat Stores, Lower Tugela, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/29
Scope and Contents

203 x 136 mm. Showing tents, boxes and sacks of stores on the bank of the Tugela River below Fort Pearson, with a group of soldiers posed for the photographer in the foreground.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Crushing mealies [i.e. maize kernels], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Defenders of Rorkes Drift, 2/24th Regt., 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/34
Scope and Contents

192 x 135 mm. A group photograph showing fifty members of 'B' company, 2nd/24th Regiment who survived the attack on Rorkes Drift on 22-23 January 1879. Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead (c. 1815-91), who commanded the company during the defence of Rorkes Drift, is seated in the front row at the right with a spaniel at his feet.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Diocese of Zululand: an African priest with a former snuffmaker of the King of Swaziland, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/433
Scope and Contents

87 x 120 mm.

Dates: 1935
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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Diocese of Zululand: the Rev. F. Brabant with ordinands, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/434
Scope and Contents

125 x 75 mm. Robed group including three ordinands.

Dates: 1935
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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Drift, Lower Tugela (from Natal) [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/30
Scope and Contents 195 x 126 mm. Showing the drift across the Tugela with a punt crossing the river and with wagons, stores and soldiers waiting on the bank in the foreground. Pearson's advance into Zululand started on 12 January , the majority of the force had crossed from Natal by the evening of 13 January and from then until the 18th was spent contructing Fort Tenedos, a complement to Fort Pearson, and seen here on the farther bank of the river. Leaving a company of the Naval Brigade and several...
Dates: 1879
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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Father of many [man in a group of children], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Forming into column on the march in Zululand from a mid-day outspan, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/1
Scope and Contents

On the left is the Swazi contingent of 1,000 warriors and the six guns of the Royal Artillery to take their position in line of march. The 90th Regiment is in advance before the baggage train supported in the rear by the 13th Regiment, Frontier Light Horse and fifty Boers, which are not shown in the sketch.

Dates: 1878
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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Fort Pearson from Zululand, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/26
Scope and Contents

202 x 137 mm. A view looking south across the Tugela River from Zululand towards Fort Pearson, situated on the summit of the cliffs on the farther bank. The photographer is probably J. R. Mee.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Fort Pearson, Lower Tugela, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/27
Scope and Contents 200 x 136 mm. A view from the KwaZulu-Natal side looking over the Tugela River into Zululand with the small wooden Fort Pearson situated on the headland overlooking the crossing into Zululand. In the foreground are tents of the Naval Brigade. The forces at Fort Pearson forming the right, or eastern prong of the advance into Zululand were under the command of Colonel Charles Pearson and consisted of a battalion of the 99th regiment, the second Battilion third regiment, a troop of mounted...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Granny and the daily grind of Mealies [maize kernels], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Greetings from the Boys in South Africa [two children], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/9
Scope and Contents

70 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Innocence [small child], 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/10
Scope and Contents

70 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Inyoni Drift, Zululand, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/28
Scope and Contents 204 x 138 mm. Showing wagons from Pearson's column negotiating the deep gully of the Inyoni during the advance into Zululand. While the river itself was a mere trickle, the depth of the gully only permitted the passage of wagons one at a time, and the backlog waiting to cross can be seen on the hill behind the drift. The Inyoni, twelve miles north of the Tugela, was crossed by Pearson and his advance column on 18 January 1879 and he continued on while the rest of the force negotiated the...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Kafir dance, Zulu Land [historic title], 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/37
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. Showing a large group of Zulu warriors gathered for a dance, with a few figures in the foreground holding umbrellas above their heads.

Dates: 1888
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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Major Buller's camp, 1878-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/4
Scope and Contents

Frontier Light Horse on the border of Zululand at Eland's Nék December 1879 [1878] waiting to advance into Zululand to join Colonel Wood’s No. 4 Column at Utrich on the 1st January l879, when I was transferred to the Royal Artillery under Major Trimlet.

Dates: 1878-12
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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Major Buller's camp at Deep Kloof in December 1878 on the way to Utrich to join Colonel Wood’s No. 4 Column, 1st January 1879, before marching into Zululand just before the War, 1878-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1878-11
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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