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Found in 178 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8326
Scope and Contents

Notebooks describing experiments carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory: Box 1: to 1900 Box 2: 1902-1905 Box 3: 1906-1922 Box 4: 1911-1934

Dates: 1900-1934 (Circa)
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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Charles Cockerell: Designs for Cambridge University Library

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9272
Dates: 1829-1840
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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Charles Mason: Correspondence

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8564
Scope and Contents

Letters to Charles Mason and other papers, including an extract from the account book of Goodwich, Bishop of Ely; 'An epitome of Sir Isaac Newton's Opticks'; and a printed notice of 24 June 1811, regarding the installation of the Duke of Gloucester as Chancellor of Cambridge University. All are letters to Mason unless otherwise stated.

Dates: 1700-1811
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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Chester Perne: Cambridge commonplace book

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7876
Scope and Contents

A commonplace book concerning Cambridge University affairs, particularly elections and matters of law. The text runs from both ends of the book.

Dates: 1727-1740 (Circa)
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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Collectanea relating to Cambridge University

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2594
Scope and Contents

Includes items concerning the Library, election of the vice-chancellor, correspondence of Henry Luard, University debates, building developments and material relating to Corpus Christi and Christ's Colleges.

Dates: 1750-1919
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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Collection concerning the University of Cambridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3140
Scope and Contents Several hands. (fo. 1) blank; (fo. 1v) 'The description of Cambridge 10.10.11'; (fos 2 and 3) with title-page gone; (fo. 4) text, incomplete at beginning: blazon of arms for the University, colleges, and various officers; (fo. 28) incomplete Latin letter from the University to James I, with an explanatory note in English, all in a later hand; (fos 28v, 29) blank; (fo. 30) conclusion of letter from University to James I, 10 Feb. 1617, in 17th-cent. hand; (fos 30v, 31) copy of letter from...
Dates: 1617 (Circa)
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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Commonplace Book concerning royal visits of James I and Charles I to Cambridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2677
Scope and Contents Fragment of a commonplace book, written in Cambridge, paginated 65-75. First hand (c. 1615): Latin verses; questions debated during the king's visit, 15 May 1615; poem 'In adventum Regis Martii 7mo [1615]'; list of plays performed before the king at Cambridge, 1615; R. Corbet (attrib.), 'Liber Novus de Adventu Regis ad Cantabrigiam' (trans.); Cambridge madrigal in answer to the last. Second hand (1642): John Cleveland, 'Address to King Charles I on his visit to Cambridge, March 1642; Francis...
Dates: 1615-1642
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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Copy of agreement between Cambridge University and Town made for Lord North

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7929
Scope and Contents

A manuscript copy of the agreement made between Cambridge University and the town in 1503. This reproduction was made for Roger, 2nd Lord North (1531-1600), Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire.

Dates: 1590 (circa)
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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Correspondence and minutes of Henry Jackson concerning the teaching of Greek at Cambridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5958.22
Scope and Contents

This group of papers concerns one stage in the long campaign to relax the hold of compulsory Greek on the University's curriculum and examinations, culminating in the publication of two reports by the Studies and Examinations Syndicate in 1904 and 1906.

Dates: 22 Dec. 1902-11 July 1903
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).
 File

Correspondence and speeches, 1910 - 1980

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/160
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous collection of papers relating to Frank Dyson:1. Envelope containing letters to Dyson from W.H.M. Christie, 9 September 1910, A. Montagu Butler, 9 September 1910, and James [ ], 12 September 1910, regarding Dyson's appointment as Astronomer Royal.2. Undated photocopy of a letter from Dyson, Weld Club, Perth, W. Australia, to his wife Carrie, 2-3 August 1914.3. Printed booklet containing Latin pieces assigned to various individuals, including Dyson,...
Dates: 1910 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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

Correspondence between Holbrook (one letter, carbon copy) and D. P. F. McCallum of the University of Cambridge (one letter), 29 Oct. 1993 (and undated)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/233
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Letters are to Holbrook unless otherwise stated.

Dates: 29 Oct. 1993 (and undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Users of the collection are required to complete a Researcher Undertaking Concerning Access under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Archives Which Would Otherwise Be Closed. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
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Correspondence concerning honorary degress conferred during the Cambridge University vice-chancellorship of John Peile, 1891-1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2744.15
Scope and Contents Including letters (to Peile unless otherwise stated) from: S. G. Phear, 1, 8, 12, and 20 Oct. 1891, re a degree for H. W. Yeatman-Biggs, bishop of Coventry. N. D. J. Straton to H. M. Butler, 1 Jan. 1892; Butler, 2 Jan. 1892; Straton, 20, 21 and 24 Jan. 1892; G. F. Cobb, 23 Jan. 1892, re a degree for Straton. E. H. Morgan, 13, 14, and 17 Jan. 1893; note of a grace for 19 Jan. 1893; H. A. Morgan, 17 and 27 Feb. 1893, re a degree for W. C. Ingram, dean of Peterborough. C. S. Roy, 26 and 27 Feb....
Dates: 1891-1893
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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Correspondence on Cambridge observatories, 1953 - 1958

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/433
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding Cambridge observatories and solar physics.

Dates: 1953 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on Cambridge observatories, 1958 - 1961

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/439
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the observatories of Cambridge University.

Dates: 1958 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on Cambridge observatories, 1961 - 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/445
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the observatories of Cambridge University.

Dates: 1961 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on Cambridge observatories, 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/451
Scope and Contents

A small set of correspondence regarding the observatories of Cambridge University.

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on observatories, 1924 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/22
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous foreign observatoriesLetter from R. Atkinson to Colonel Gerado Dianderas, Peru, regarding equipment for the proposed Arequipa Observatory, 1946.Correspondence with the Hong Kong Royal Observatory regarding time signals, 1946.Letter from S. Jarocinski, Warsaw, to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, regarding the Babia Góra Observatory, 1937.(2) Miscellaneous British observatoriesLetters from E.M. Lindsay, Armagh Observatory, to Sir...
Dates: 1924 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1937 - 1949

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal Astronomical Society, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and Miss Garratt, Royal Astronomical Society, regarding the Padbury chronometer, 1949.Correspondence regarding the R.A.S. Finance Committee, 1949.Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and Dr G. Merton regarding reductions of the Stanley Williams variable star observations,...
Dates: 1937 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence on the U.K. observing time, 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/561
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the United Kingdom observing time at the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including correspondence with the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge; R.O. Redman; S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Siding Spring Observatory; the Science Research Council; Sir Fred Hoyle; J. Wampler, Director of the Anglo-Australian Telescope; the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; the University of London Observatory; V.C. Reddish of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh;...
Dates: 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence with Cambridge University, 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/564
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the University of Cambridge, including correspondence with R.O. Redman; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; R.V. Willstrop; Sir Martin Ryle; E.L. Pilditch of Lincoln's Inn Fields; Roger Griffin; D.W. Dewhurst; and P. Maitland. There are also invitations to various functions and the report of the Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1963.

Dates: 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence with Cambridge University, 1968-10 - 1971-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/572
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Cambridge University, including the report of the Cambridge University Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1968; correspondence with R.O. Redman; a report on future policy for the Observatories, dated 23 January 1969; photographs of NGC 419 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, from the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; reports of the Observatories Syndicate for the years ending 30 September 1969 and 30 September 1970; correspondence with G. Burbidge of the...
Dates: 1968-10 - 1971-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence with Cambridge University, 1909 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/144
Scope and Contents Correspondence with, and official instructions from, Cambridge University, regarding the annual commemoration of benefactors; the appointment of the Astronomer Royal as an elector to the Professorship of Astrophysics and the Lowdean and Plumian Chairs; testimonials for R.A. Herman, R.H. Cowen, A.N. Whitehead and H.F. Baker, candidates for the Lowden Chair in 1913; the appointment of the Astronomer Royal as adjudicator of the Adams Prize; and the endowment of a Chair of Geodesy and a...
Dates: 1909 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1957 - 1968

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/780
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, S-Z, including the following items:Saudi Arabia: correspondence regarding the setting up of a large telescope in Riyadh, and minutes and correspondence concerning a special committee to advice Riyadh University.South America: correspondence with the National Observatory of Argentina.Spain: correspondence regarding the Seville Observatory and its lease by the Royal Greenwich Observatory from the Jesuit...
Dates: 1957 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Correspondence with the Royal Society, 1937 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/564
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Royal Society relating mainly to the re-establishment and expansion of astronomy after the Second World War. The papers include the following items:Correspondence concerning the re-equipping of Cambridge observatories, 1948.Minutes of the meeting of the Gassiot Committee on 31 October 1947, with reports from the Kew and Eskdalemuir Observatories.Correspondence concerning Maskelyne manuscripts, 1947.Correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Degree Certificates, 1954-1974

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9843/1/9
Scope and Contents

Degree certificates for Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts awarded by the University of Cambridge on the 26 June 1954 and 8 February 1958 respectively. Also includes a certifying statement from Downing College dated 24 June 1974 confirming the dates Baxandall was a member of Downing College

Dates: 1954-1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.

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