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Kinshasa, Ville de (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Advanced case, Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/39
Scope and Contents

100 x 73 mm (mounted on card). A view showing a young African standing over a dying, emaciated youth.

Dates: 1903
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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[Cast-iron work, Leopoldville, 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/515
Scope and Contents

Showing workers welding a section of decorative cast-iron work in the Dardenne factory at Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Le montage d'une grille en fer fergé aux ateliers Dardenne, à Léopoldville. (1947)'. Photograph by A. Da Cruz.

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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[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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[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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Fly boys, Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/41
Scope and Contents

97 x 74 mm (mounted on card). A view showing a row of African youths equipped with butterfly nets in order to catch tsetse flies for analysis.

Dates: 1903
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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Fly boys [Leopoldville i.e. Kinshasa] 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/42
Scope and Contents

98 X 74 mm. Mounted on card. A view showing fly boys wading across a river, with a European in the centre of the group. They are equipped with butterfly nets and are catching tsetse flies for analysis.

Dates: 1903
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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[Indigenous sculpture, Leopoldville, 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/526
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Showing two carvers at work in the studio of Mr. Laloux. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Dans ses ateliers de Léopoldville, un colon belge, Mr. Laloux, a entrepris de faire revivre les arts indigènes. Voici deux de ses sculpteurs noirs au travail (1947)'.

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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[Jazz and dance evening, Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 4 December 1948], 1948-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/518
Scope and Contents Showing an African couple performing a European dance. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Si les danses ancestrales, au rhythme du tam-tam, sont encore le délassement favori des indigènes de la brousse, il n'en est plus de même dans los grands centres où la population évoluante n'a pas tardé à adopter, dans ce domaine comme dans beaucoup d'autres, les habitudes européennes. C'est ainsi qu'à Léopoldville, le 4 décembre 1948, quatre orchestres et une vingtaine de couples de...
Dates: 1948-12-04
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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Lovanium University

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/3 Congo
Scope and Contents

A negative of a general view of Lovanium University, Kinshasa. Photographer unknown.

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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[Offices of 'La Voix du Congolais', Avenue Prince Baudouin, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 1947], 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/510
Scope and Contents

Exterior view showing the newspaper's sign above the entrance. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Dans la Cité indigène Léopoldville se trouve situé, avenue Prince Baudouin, l'immeuble où sont installés les services du journal 'La Voix du Congolais'. Cette feuille, largement répandue, s'adressant aux indigènes et rédigée par les plus évolués d'entr'eux, leur permet d'exprimer librement leurs opinions. (février 1947). Photo A. Da Cruz'.

Dates: 1947-02
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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[Paul Lomami Tshibamba, c.1948], 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/522
Scope and Contents Half-length portrait of Paul Lomani Tshibamba, author of the novel Ngandu, which in 1948 won the Prix Littéraire de la Foire Coloniale de Bruxelles. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Voici Paul Lomami Tshibamba, auteur de la nouvelle intitulée 'Ngandu' qui a remporté en 1948 le prix littéraire de la Foire Coloniale de Bruxelles.Tshibamba, employé de l'administration, vit à Léopoldville.Ziehier Paul Lomami Tshibamba, de schrijver van de novelle 'Ngandu' welke in 1948...
Dates: 1948
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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[Performance of 'Limbisa Monguna', Leopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), December 1948], 1948-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/519
Scope and Contents

Showing two African actors in a scene from Limbisa Monguna, a play written in Lingana by Mgr. Six, Vicar Apostolic of Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Une scène de 'Limbisa Monguna', pièce de théâtre écrite en Lingala par Mgr. Six, Vicaire Apostolique de Léopoldville et interprétée par un groupe d'indigènes anciens élèves des Frères des Ecoles Chrétiennes. (Léopoldville, décembre 1948)'. Photograph by H. Goldstein (Congopresse).

Dates: 1948-12
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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Sleeping sickness patients at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] waiting for their ration 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/37
Scope and Contents

99 x 74 mm (mounted on card). A view showing a row of emaciated Africans facing the photographer while waiting for their ration of Kwanga (Casava bread).

Dates: 1903
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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[Societe Utexléo, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), c. 1945], 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/509
Scope and Contents

Showing a worker standing at a spinning machine in the textile factory. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Les importantes usines textiles de la Société Utexléo, à Léopoldville, ont produit en 1945 plus de 14.000 Km.de tissus. La photo montre une carde'.

Dates: 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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Taken three days before death, Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa] 1903, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/38
Scope and Contents

74 x 97 mm (mounted on card). A view showing an emaciated young African suffering from sleeping sickness. Such is his weakness and lethargy that his head has to be supported. The boys name is Oparanga and is case CI in Christy's expedition report.

Dates: 1903
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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Unloading Ivory from an upriver steamer at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa], 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/144
Scope and Contents

56 x 42 mm. A view showing rows of elephant tusks awaiting reloading onto railway trucks.

Dates: 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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Unloading Ivory from an upriver steamer at Leopoldville [i.e. Kinshasa], 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/145
Scope and Contents

56 x 42 mm. A view showing rows of elephant tusks awaiting reloading onto railway trucks.

Dates: 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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