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Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill, 1852-1933 (traveller, writer and naturalist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1852 - 1933

Biography

Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1852-1933), traveller, writer and naturalist, was born at Eltham, Kent, on 12 September 1852. He was educated privately and at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (B.A., 1874; M.D., 1881). He travelled widely, visiting Lapland, the Southern African interior, Maderia and the Canaries, South-East Asia and throughout Europe. He was present at the first Boer War, 1881, and also made visits to Cyprus, founding the Cyprus Exploration Fund. He was elected University Reader in Geography, Cambridge, in 1888, and served as Geographical Editor of the Cambridge University Press. His published works include 'The Life of Ferdinand Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the Globe, 1480-1521' (London, 1890). He died on 23 December 1933.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

F.H.H. Guillemard: Journals and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7783
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of nine volumes of journal entries and notes written during the voyage of the 'Marchesa' and one volume of notes for Guillemard's biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Some of the volumes include lists of letters sent home by Guillemard during his voyage to eastern Asia, China and Japan, which provide a rough itinerary of his journey.

Dates: 1882-1893
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

F.H.H. Guillemard: Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7957
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of twelve large numbered green box-files of monochrome photographs (the majority mounted on boards) of Japan and the Pacific islands. Around eighty percent of the photographs were taken during the voyage of the 'Marchesa'; the remainder probably date from the late 1870s, including photographs purchased by Guillemard, which include many of the smaller images in the collection. The name of Dr Guillemard and the place are recorded on the outside of the boxes. Pasted...
Dates: c. 1875-1886
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

Napoleoniana

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6629
Scope and Contents

A series of copies of letters and notes of conversations taken from originals written during the years 1815 and 1816 by persons directly or indirectly in contact with the Emperor Napoleon, 27 folios. The copies were made by F. H. H. Guillemard from originals all or mostly in his possession. Fos 1-4 are written in pencil upon notepaper. From fo. 5 onwards only the recto is written upon.

Dates: 1895 (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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China 2
Japan 2
Ocean travel 2
Sri Lanka 2
Travel abroad 2

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