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Latin-Saxon Glossary and Notes

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8984
Scope and Contents

Latin-Saxon glossary compiled from the British Library Cottonian MSS Cleopatra A.3, with notes and cross-references from other manuscripts.

Dates: 1910
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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Legal papers, yearbooks, reports

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8935-8949
Scope and Contents

From the library at Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, formed by Anthony Gell (d.1583), lawyer.

Dates: 1300-1699 (Circa 14th-17th 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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Legal precedents, in Latin, compiled for Thomas Girdler

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9430
Scope and Contents Joseph Girdler the elder, of Tamworth, Staffordshire, was a bencher of Lincoln's Inn and sergeant-at-law (1692). Two volumes bear his name and dates in 1663. His son, Joseph Girdler (d.1724), was a barrister-at-law (Inner Temple, 1699) sergeant-at-law (1723), and MP for Tamworth (1702-15). A loose paper in [2], addressed to him in Inner Temple Lane, suggests that he used and may have continued to compile the volumes. 4 volumes,uniform calf binding: [1] Book 2, 'Joseph Girdler 21 Martii...
Dates: 1675 (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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Long: the papers of Roger Long

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/LON
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Roger Long's Commonplace Books and notebooks as well as posthumous material collected by the College.

Dates: 1698-1951 and undated
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Lucattinis, Domenico de. Liber de elementis

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10178
Scope and Contents Autograph manuscript on paper in Latin and Italian, small quarto, ff. [4 index], 14-237 (foliation skips from 89 to 100 without loss of text), including a few blanks; written in brown ink in a single hand, illustrated with 24 ink drawings, 8 inserted on slips. Illustrated compilation of notes on natural philosophy, cosmology, geography, and magnetism, composed by an Italian student (possibly Tuscany) apparently from lectures attended in 1670. The first part begins with the four elements,...
Dates: 1670
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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Matthew Bossulus: Institutiones Dialecticae

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8960
Scope and Contents

An unpublished volume on dialectics, containing two treatises, 'Matt[haei] Bossuli historici Regii Institu[ti]ones Dialecticae, quibus omnis disserendi doctrina pluribus libris ab Ar[istote]le descripta complectitur. In prima Becodiana ab eodem dictata. Anno 1584' and 'Scholia in Matt[haei] Bossuli Institutiones Dialecticas ab eodem dictata'.

Dates: 1584
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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Minns: the papers of Ellis Hovell Minns

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/MIN
Dates: 1888 - 1987
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Muniments

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Reference Code: GBR/1849/MR
Scope and Contents The estate papers of the College are the largest collection within the archive, and are kept in their original pyxides in the Muniment Room. The Muniments relate to the College's Manors, Ecclesiastical livings, and Estates bought or gifted over the centuries. They were first catalogued in the 18th century by Adam Wall, a Fellow of the College, and this catalogue is substantially the same, although it has been added to in the 20th century and typed up in 2020.The fullest...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1200 - 1934
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Neil: the papers of Robert Alexander Neil

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/NEI
Dates: 1868 - 1943
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Ortelius: the papers of Abraham Ortelius

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/ORT
Dates: c. 1574-1598; 1914 - 1999
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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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Polish Roman Catholic Seminarians' Handbook

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8920
Scope and Contents The first part of the handbook contains 'Consuetudines scholasticae Communes toti Provinciae approbatae a RR. PP. P. Detio Striverio Prov. P. Paulo Boxa V. Prov. cum suis consultoribus. Posnan. Anno 1604', provincial scholastic rules or usages approved by Detius Striverius and Paul Boxa, at Poznan (now Poland), 1604 (23 pages). The second part, 'Ordinationes pro studiosis Collegii Brunsbergen ad instantiam Illmi. Epi. Varmien Simonis Rudnicki, et Senatus Brunsberg a R.P. Provinciali P. Paulo...
Dates: 1604-1610 (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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Samuel Dömjen: general treatise on plants

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9675
Scope and Contents "Tracatus Vegetationum Generalis". Entire volume in Latin. Author thought to be Father Samuel Dömjen of Transylvania, who studied at Oxford before travelling to America to learn from Ben Franklin, with the intention of completing a world tour.10 chapters:Caput 1: De rusticorum FelicitateCaput 2: De Anatomia PlantarumCaput 3: De Principio VegetationisCaput 4: De Elementari Plantarum SuccoCaput 5: De Terebratione PlantarumCaput 6: De...
Dates: 1747
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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Sir John Skene: 'Scotiae Veteres Leges et Constitutiones'

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9301
Scope and Contents An earlier MS of Regiam Majestatem. Scotiae veteres leges et constitutiones, 1607, describing laws of Scotland previous to James I (336 ff.). It contains laws from the time of Malcolm MacKenneth II to Robert III, as well as 'Leges Burgorum' (Laws of the Forest). On a flyleaf it reads 'Skenaei Leges Scotiae transcribed by James Mershall 1606 [=1607]. Leges Burgorum Scotiae'; the volume is signed throughout by Mershall. Most of the writing is in Latin, but the Laws of the Forest are in...
Dates: 1607
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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Spanish transcripts

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4174
Scope and Contents Includes: (fo. 1) transcript of Libro de re militari traslado de Latin en romançe y declarado por Christoral de Estrella [J.C. Calvete de Estrella] (Salamanca, 1571); (fo. 147v) 'Remedio efficacissimo y provado para Quitar el Dolor de Muelas'; (fo. 148) Capital alpha kai capital omega [Greek script] (4 times); (fo. 149) transcript of La vida del bien aventurado Padre Frai Juan Hortolano fraile lego del Monasterio de S. Francisco de Salamanca (Salamanca, 1569), by Luis de Escobar; (fo. 170v)...
Dates: 1650 (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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Stokes: the papers of George Gabriel Stokes

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/STO
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection is made up of a series of addresses sent to Stokes upon the occasion of his Jubilee as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1829 - 2020
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The Papers of Sir William Bull

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL
Scope and Contents BULL 1 - 10 is made up of diaries kept faithfully by William (or Paul, as he was known to his family and close friends) Bull from 1878, when he was thirteen years old until some three weeks before his death in January 1931. The earlier diaries were illustrated and all the diaries are interleaved with letters, press cuttings, menus, theatre programmes and photographs relating to the events they describe. Twice yearly, in June and December, Bull compiled a 'Retrospect' of the past six months...
Dates: 1862 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Thomas Orde-Powlett, Lord Bolton: Latin and Greek Verses

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9246
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed Latin and Greek verses, including 'Te Deum laudamus' and 'In obitum Ludovici XVI'; a sheet of 3 satirical portraits by Orde; a sketch portrait of an unnamed clergyman; and a sketch portrait of C.O. Goodford, Provost of Eton, 1877. The volume also includes printed pamphlets: Registrum regale: sive catalogus , Eton, 1774; another copy, extended to 1809 with MS additions; Honoratissimo viro Thomae Orde, Insulae cui nomen Vecti, praeposito... oden hanc inscriptam voluit...
Dates: 1774-1809 (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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'Tractatus Geographicus': Treatises on Geography and Harmonics

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8987
Scope and Contents

Treatises in Latin, written in a single hand throughout, with points of compass in Dutch. The first part contains a Tractatus geographicus, a treatise of geography, hydrography, longitude and distance, including diagrams of points of compass, projections, calculations of distance, and a table of the longitude and latitude of German towns. The second part contains a treatise on harmonics.

Dates: 1650 (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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Two-letter class: western post-medieval manuscripts

 Collection
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd-Qq/western/post-medieval
Scope and Contents Many manuscripts acquired by the University Library before the middle of the nineteenth century either originated as or were made up into bound volumes, and were classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running (for western manuscripts) from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. This catalogue is based on entries for western post-medieval manuscripts in the 5-volume Catalogue of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1530 - 1850
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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Walter Johnson and Maurice Johnson: notes on civil and canon law

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10420
Scope and Contents The manuscript is titled 'Cases in civil law, and in the canon law. MSS. Collected at Cambridge by the Reverend Walter Johnson LLB. rector of Red Marshall in the diocoes of Durham SGSS. during his attending the lectures of the learned Dr Francis Dickens the Law professor at Cambridge. With others by Maurice Johnson of the Hon:ble Society of the Inner Temple London. And precedents, formulae, references and remarkes in cases of administration to intestates etc. MSS MJ No. CXXXIV'. The legal...
Dates: 1720s-1740s?
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Widdrington : letters and orations.

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Reference Code: GBR/0273/WIDDRINGTON
Scope and Contents pp. 1-76 from front and 1-25 from back. Many blanks between.Front:1-9: Oratio panegyrica habita in Aula St Joh. Cantab. Die initiationis Regis Jacobi. Presumably 1684, though the account in Cooper’s Annals, iii. 606 does not indicate a university-wide event in St John’s hall.10-20: Oratio in Inauguratione Augustissimi Regis Caroli. [May 1660]21-6: Gloriosior Jupiter fulmine quam Imbre Aureo. 166927-9: untitled and undated address to the U. Possibly soliciting...
Dates: 1650 - 1684
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Wilkinson: The Papers of Lancelot Patrick Wilkinson

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/LPW
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of papers produced by L P Wilkinson from his undergraduate days right through to his death in 1985, including undergraduate essays, radio broadcasts, notes and drafts for his unpublished 'Six Characters' and his successful 'A Century of King's' and 'Kingsmen of a Century' as well as details of his obituary and funeral.

Dates: 1928 - 1985
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