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Windhoek (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

First native meeting after Windhoek was occupied; waiting to hear the address of the native commissioner [historic title], 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/8
Scope and Contents

193 x 135 mm. Showing a large group of Africans gathered on a small hill waiting to hear Pritchard speak. The speech probably concerned the changes in law attendant to the occupation and the warning that Africans were to take no part in what was 'a white man's war'.

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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General view of Windhoek, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/5
Scope and Contents

190 x 142 mm. A general view of the town of Windhoek with the railway line and station in the foreground and hills beyond on which most of the town is built.

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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Occupation of Windhoek: three cheers for the King, 1915-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/7
Scope and Contents

190 x 132 mm. Showing mounted troops and civilian spectators gathered in front of the Windhoek Town Hall giving three cheers for the King after the Union Jack had been raised on May 12.

Dates: 1915-05-12
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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Proclamation of Martial Law in Windhoek, May 12 1915, 1915-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/6
Scope and Contents

190 x 141 mm. Showing General Botha standing on the steps of the Windhoek Town Hall to announce the commencement of a state of Martial Law. Behind him stands a group of army officers, with military and civilian personnel in the foreground. The civilian standing alone at the bottom of the steps to the right is probably the Burgermaster of Windhoek.

Dates: 1915-05-12
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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