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Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of Great Britain and Ireland)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1819 - 1901

Biography

Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of Great Britain and Ireland

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence from Queen Victoria, 28 July 1867-17 June 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271/3/23-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Political papers, mostly relating to Churchill's three offices of state: Lord Steward of the Household, 1866-7, with correspondence, accounts and papers relating to Queen Victoria's household; Lord President of the Council, 1867-8, with correspondence between Marlborough and Prime Ministers, Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Mayo, Duke of Richmond and Queen Victoria, the last mostly confined to times of Privy Council meetings; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1876-80, with correspondence and...
Dates: 28 July 1867-17 June 1868
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).
 Series — Container: DCPP/AMO/4

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol IV, 1855-03-01 - 1855-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/4
Scope and Contents Includes several pressed flowers and small printed cast list of comic opera (in French), with list of books read in 1855 at back. Notable entries include: (21 Mar) Sermon in Church for Fast Day for the [Crimean] War, including reference to [Florence] Nightingale; (28 Mar) French and English fleet going again to the Baltic; (19-20 April) visit of the Emperor and Empress of France, viewed from a shop window close to Somerset House and outside Buckingham Palace the next day, illuminations...
Dates: 1855-03-01 - 1855-09-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series — Container: DCPP/AMO/9

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol IX, 1858-10-24 - 1859-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/9
Scope and Contents Written from 14 York Place, Portman Square [London], with, at back: list of books read, 1858, and letters and notes written and received in 1858 and 1859; short list of books recommended at front. Also includes pressed flowers, newspaper cuttings, part of a letter to 'Miss Fisher' from an unknown writer, July 1859, re wedding outfits, entry for 10 Jan 1858 and a scrap of paper in later hand. Includes various visits to the Crystal Palace, theatre, opera and Royal Academy. Notable entries...
Dates: 1858-10-24 - 1859-08-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series

Edwin Guest (1800-1880): miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1824-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7473
Scope and Contents Edwin Guest was born on 10 September 1800, the only son of a successful Birmingham merchant. He entered Gonville and Caius College in 1819, took his BA as eleventh wrangler in 1824, and was elected a fellow the same year. In 1828 he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, and practised as a barrister for some years before retiring to concentrate on his scholarly interests, particularly English philology and Romano-British history and topography. In 1852, to the surprise of many (including...
Dates: 1824-1878
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).
 Item

Invitation to a royal dinner, 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/39
Scope and Contents

An undated invitation from the Lord Chamberlain [Valentine Browne, Earl of Kenmare], on behalf of Queen Victoria, to Sir Harry Parkes and Miss Parkes [Parkes' daughter Marion Plummer Parkes, later Marion Keswick] to an evening party at Buckingham Palace on 18 May 1881.

Dates: 1881
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
 Fonds

John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough: Political Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271
Scope and Contents Political papers, mostly relating to Churchill's three offices of state: Lord Steward of the Household, 1866-7, with correspondence, accounts and papers relating to Queen Victoria's household; Lord President of the Council, 1867-8, with correspondence between Marlborough and Prime Ministers, Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Mayo, Duke of Richmond and Queen Victoria, the last mostly confined to times of Privy Council meetings; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1876-80, with correspondence and...
Dates: 1840-1880
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

Letter of credence, 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/14
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter of credence for Parkes as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan from Queen Victoria [to Tokugawa Iemochi], countersigned by John Russell, Earl Russell, dated Windsor, 28 March 1865, 1 bifolio, with an envelope franked by Russell.

Dates: 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.

Additional filters:

ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 5
 
Type
Archival Object 5
Collection 2
 
Subject
Bonfire Night 1
Crimean War (1853-1856) 1
History of medicine 1
Ireland 1
Monarchy 1

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