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Commonwealth miscellanea

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22

Scope and Contents

A wide range of papers and artwork relating to the Commonwealth in general. Many of the collections are comprised of single items, such as paintings and letters. There is also a significant amount of photocopied material.


  • Creation: 1725 - 1989

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


0.15 cubic metre(s) (4 archive boxes) : art work/card/paper

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Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975); MSS Addenda.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were received by the R.C.S. from a number of different sources, details of which are given with the relevant collection.


This collection level description was created by RAS.



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Repository Details

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