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F.G. Simpkinson: Journals and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7782

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of journals recording Simpkinson's experiences serving on different ships, containing a mixture of short dated entries and longer accounts with occasional dates. There is also a small set of personal papers, relating mainly to Simpkinson's naval career.


  • Creation: 1832-1906

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 (


1 archive box(es) (1 box paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Department of Geography, April 1969.

Existence and Location of Copies

A microfilm copy of the documents is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Related Materials

MSS Add.7780 and 7781 are naval logs kept by Simpkinson.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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