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Franklin, Sir (John, 1786-1847, Knight, Rear Admiral, Arctic explorer)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Captain John Franklin, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 344/2/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Prints of paintings from Confederation Life's Gallery and Archives, spanning 450 years of Canada's history and including significant events in each province and territory, and in the country as a whole. Below each image is a short description in both English and French.

Dates: 1967
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

Dr John Rae finds Franklin relics, Pelly Bay, 1854, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 345/10
Scope and Contents

'From the painting by Charles F. Comfort, R.C.A.'

Dates: 1970
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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Letter from Thomas Maclear (RO, Cape of Good Hope) to Francis Baily, 16 November 1836

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/29/6
Scope and Contents Concerning astronomical observations and calculations; Sir John Herschel's pendulum; clocks; triangulation; the exact position of the Cape Observatory; the payment of workmen; Dolland's calculations; the whereabouts of a quadrant sent to England by Mr Lloyd; the usefulness of a general table of constants; Mrs Fallows's remarriage; and the subscription to put up an iron railing to commemorate Fearon Fallows. People mentioned include Sir John Franklin, Sir John Herschel, G. Dollond, the Prince...
Dates: 16 November 1836
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).
 Fonds

Letters of Edward Nicholas Kendall

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 387
Scope and Contents The collection includes transcripts of seven letters, which Kendall wrote to his mother describing his experience during Franklin’s second Artic expedition. They are dated between 15 March 1825 and 18 January 1827. There is also a transcript of another letter, dated 12 Dec. 1829, which was written at Cape Town and relates Kendall’s impressions of the city and colony. The collection also includes a brief summary of Franklin’s ‘Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the Polar Sea:...
Dates: 2015
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).
 Fonds

'The North West Passage'

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

'The North West Passage and the fate of Sir John Franklin', 104 pages, including extracts from documents and several pages of appendices. The manuscript draws on published sources and is expanded from a lecture given at the Soldier's Institute, Woolwich.

Dates: 1860
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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ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 4
Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) 1
 
Type
Archival Object 3
Collection 2
 
Subject
Canada (nation) 2
North and Central America (continent) 2
Africa (continent) 1
Cape Town (inhabited place) 1
Northwest Territories (territory) 1