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Blennerhassett Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7486
Scope and Contents Personal papers, correspondence, notes, drafts and writings of Charlotte Lady Blennerhassett, chiefly, and her husband, Sir Rowland Blennerhassett. This includes a series of Lady Blennerhassett's working notebooks, collections of reviews and her correspondence with family members, friends and prominent individuals including Ignaz von Dollinger, Lord Acton, Franz Xaver Kraus and members of the German nobility. Sir Rowland Blennerhassett's papers include copies of his speeches, political...
Dates: [1850s]-1917
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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Churchill Pamphlets

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPA
Scope and Contents

Comprising a collection of pamphlets featuring speeches, articles or other text by Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1904 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: This collection open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Dictionary of East African biography

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 155
Scope and Contents

A wide range of material compiled in preparation for the D.E.A.B. A few letters and other items are in French, German and Italian.

Dates: 1916 - 1993
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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Dorothea Oschinsky: Doctoral Thesis and Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9355
Dates: 1933-1995
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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Ernest, Baron Rutherford of Nelson (1871–1937): Correspondence and Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653
Scope and Contents Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), Baron Rutherford of Nelson, was born in Nelson, New Zealand. In 1895 he came to England to be a research student under J.J. Thomson at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. His first professorial appointment was at McGill University in Montreal, 1898-1907, where he and Frederick Soddy advanced the transformation theory, the still-accepted interpretation of the phenomenon of radioactivity. While in Canada Rutherford also made contact with two other outstanding...
Dates: 1890-1938
Conditions Governing Access: The MS Add.7653 Ernest Rutherford papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. The only limitations to use are in respect of the low-level radioactivity of a small number of items in the collection. Further advice is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room staff.
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German moral and religious treatises

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9338
Scope and Contents

Seven German moral and religious treatises, incomplete, in a variety of hands. [1]-[6] were apparently once bound together.

Dates: 1700-1799 (Circa 18th century)
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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Hughes: the papers of Olwyn Marguerite Hughes

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/HUO
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of material collected by Olwyn Hughes, mainly during the period she acted as literary agent for her brother Ted Hughes. Papers include copies of early appearances of many of Ted Hughes's and Sylvia Plath's poems and essays in literary magazines and newspapers and many newspaper cuttings relating to the work and lives of Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath and their children. The collection contains no original manuscript material by Ted Hughes or Sylvia Plath.

Dates: 1958 - 2020
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J. H. Prynne Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10144
Scope and Contents

The collection principally consists of Prynne's literary papers and correspondence, together with documents relating to his career as an academic.

Dates: 1936 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: Access to some files is restricted for reasons of confidentiality or in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The restictions are not noted in this online catalogue, and those planning to consult the collection are strongly advised to contact the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts well in advance of their visit to establish the accessibility of the files in which they are interested.
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Jardine Matheson Archive

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM
Scope and Contents The collection contains a comprehensive set of papers covering the activities of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, its predecessors, its subsidiaries and associated firms up to 1969: • The company's business history is covered in large series of accounts (A) and correspondence (B-E, J-K). • The rest of the collection is comprised of legal documents (F), printed commercial circulars and periodicals (G), documents in Chinese (H), papers of other companies (I), and miscellaneous papers (L)....
Dates: 1766-1969
Conditions Governing Access: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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King: the papers of Bryan Earle King

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/KIN
Dates: 1927 - 2002
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Leonard Wilson Forster: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9252
Dates: 1935-1993 (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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Manuscript vocal score of Mozart's 'Don Giovanni'

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8886
Scope and Contents

Don Juan: eine heroisch Romische Oper in 2 Acten von Weiland W.A. Mozart; im volständigan Klavier-Auszug mit deutschen und italienischen Texte. Copied by Giuseppe Teodoro Rippka from a printed edition [Wien. Im Verlage der K.K. priv. chemischen Druckerey am Graben. No.612, [1812], publ. no.1400].

Dates: 1812 (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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Newscuttings on the Uganda disturbances

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 181
Scope and Contents

Cuttings from various publications on the 1892 disturbances, some in French and German with typescript translations. There is a note at the front by H.B. Thomas, October 1968: 'Formerly in Secretariat Library, Entebbe, Uganda, used by Margery Pelham when writing "Lugard, the years of adventure"'.

Dates: 1892 - 1968
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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Papers of Douglas Hope Johnston

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 285
Scope and Contents Papers, and a few photographs, relating primarily to Admiral Arthur Phillip and the Australian Pioneers, but also concerning Canada and New Zealand. There are pamphlets, programmes and other material accumulated by Hope Johnston, many of which were originally given to his friends and acquaintances, and include his lavish annotations. There are also items written by Hope Johnston and correspondence relating to different aspects of his work. The collection is in English with the exception...
Dates: 1901 - 1979
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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Papers of Sir Harry Parkes

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of professional and personal papers. There is an extensive selection of printed and manuscript material collected in Hong Kong, China and Japan throughout Parkes' career. There are also around 750 letters, including correspondence with Sir Rutherford Alcock, Major-General Charles George Gordon, Lord John Russell and Sir Ernest Satow. Most of the personal correspondence addressed to Parkes dates from the last two years of his life, with much of the...
Dates: circa 1380-1898 (mainly 1850s-1880s); circa 1380-1898 (mainly 1850s-1880s)
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
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Papers of the Paget Family

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10379
Scope and Contents The deposit contains letters, documents, photographs, newspaper cuttings, publications, sketchbooks, notebooks, travel diaries, human hair, plant material, paintings, and a portable writing desk. The letters, beginning in 1799, include family correspondence and George Edward Paget’s professional correspondence. There are a number of packets of letters and legal documents assembled by members of the family for particular historical purposes; the earliest document, an...
Dates: 1648; 1799 to 2020, mostly nineteenth century.
Conditions Governing Access: Part restricted. Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room. Some material may be restricted for data protection reasons or because of its fragility.
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Pembroke College Archive

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL
Dates: Majority of material found within 1200 - 2024
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Robert Maddocks Collection

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361
Scope and Contents

Maddocks has written many articles on postal history, the majority reflecting his primary interest in the history of the Cameroons, particularly during the colonial period. He is the author of a monograph examining postal arrangements during the conquest of German Kamerun by the British and French during the First World War. His works also cover Nigeria, West Africa, Gambia, Zambia, German East and South West Africa, Togo, Ascension, St. Helena, Papua New Guinea, Jamaica and Barbados.

Dates: 1959 - 2013
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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Roger Cole Paulin: correspondence and papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10218
Dates: 1950 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: Some files and volumes restricted for reasons of confidentiality.
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Roger Law Archive

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10275
Dates: c late 1940s-2021
Conditions Governing Access: Access to the collection is restricted pending cataloguing. Researchers wishing to access the collection require permission from the Keeper of Archives and Modern Manuscripts and will need to sign a Data Release form. 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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Rowe: the papers of John Wilkinson Foster Rowe

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/ROW
Dates: 1919 - 1980
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The Papers of C. T. R. Wilson

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CTRW
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, mainly about barrage balloons and airships, 1917-40, photographs and offprints.

Dates: 1888 - 1959; 1888 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of David Roden Buxton

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9848
Scope and Contents

Includes travel diaries and correspondence with family, friends and colleagues. Also included are numerous photographs and negatives of European churches and architectural features.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-08-23 - 1994-07-06
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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The Papers of Felix Deutsch

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNDT
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of: a translation of Deutsch's autobiography; copies of letters from Lili Deutsch to her brother Paul Kahn; copies of letters between Deutsch and his brother-in-law in the United States, the banker Otto Kahn and other members of their families on subjects including Allied and German war aims leading up to the First World War; copies of AEG publications on Deutsch.

Dates: 1896 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Harold Ingrams

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/IGMS
Scope and Contents

Papers mainly comprising official reports, minutes and correspondence about the British Control Commission in Germany, 1945-6.

Dates: 1943 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Alvarez, Alfred, 1929-2019 (author) 1
Amsden, Deirdre (Artist) 1
Blennerhassett, Lady Charlotte Julie, 1843-1917 (Countess of Leyden, biographer) 1
Blennerhassett, Sir Rowland, 1839-1909 (4th Baronet political writer) 1
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Deutsch, Felix, 1858 - 1928 (industrialist) 1
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Heaney, Seamus Justin, 1939-2013 (poet, playright and translator) 1
Hughes, Edward James, 1930-1998 (Poet Laureate) 1
Ingrams, William Harold, 1897 - 1973 (colonial administrator) 1
Jardine, Matheson and Co. Ltd 1
Jardine, William, 1784-1843 (physician and merchant) 1
Johnston, Douglas Hope, 1874 - 1957 1
Law, Roger, 1941-Present (Artist) 1
Lugard, Frederick John Dealtry, 1858 - 1945 (Baron Lugard, colonial administrator, soldier and author) 1
MacDougall, George Donald Alastair, Sir, 1912 - 2004 (Knight, economist) 1
Mary, 1542-1587 (Queen of Scots) 1
Matheson and Co Ltd 1
Matheson, Sir Nicholas James Sutherland, 1796-1878 (1st Baronet, merchant and politician) 1
Oschinsky, Dorothea, 1910-95 (historian and teacher) 1
Paget, Alfred Tolver, 1818-1861 (clergyman) 1
Paget, Arthur Richard, 1878-1930 (businessman) 1
Paget, Clara , 1825-1899 (nee Fardell) 1
Paget, George Edmund, 1852-1929 (stockbroker) 1
Paget, George Edward, Sir, 1809-1892 (Knight, physician) 1
Paget, Katherine ('Kate'), 1825-1885 1
Paget, Samuel, 1774-1857 (brewer) 1
Paget, Sarah Elizabeth ('Betsey'), 1778-1843 (née Tolver) 1
Paget, Sir James, 1814-1899 (1st Baronet, surgeon) 1
Parkes, Sir Harry Smith, 1828-1885 (Knight, diplomat) 1
Paulin, Roger Cole, b 1937 (academic, emeritus professor of German, University of Cambridge) 1
Phillip, Arthur, 1738 - 1814 (Vice Admiral, colonial governor) 1
Plath, Sylvia, 1932-1963 (afterwards Hughes, poet and novelist) 1
Power, Eileen Edna le Poer, 1889-1940 (economic historian, wife of M.M. Postan) 1
Prynne, Jeremy Halvard, b 1936 (poet) 1
Roy-Batty, Violet ('Vie'), 1860-1924 (née Paget) 1
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 (Baron Rutherford of Nelson, physicist) 1
Simpson, Donald Herbert, 1920 - 2002 (Librarian of the Royal Commonwealth Society) 1
Tawney, Richard Henry, 1880-1962 (historian and political thinker) 1
Thomas, Harold Beken, 1888 - 1971 (colonial administrator and historian) 1
Thomson, Rose Elizabeth , 1860-1951 (nee Paget) 1
Wace, Alan John Bayard, 1879-1957 (archaeologist) 1
Weissenberg, Karl, 1893 - 1976 (physicist) 1
Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees, 1869 - 1959 (physicist) 1
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