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A general state of the question laid before the referees . . . concerning the rights and privileges of a Gillingham Fellow in Emmanuel College
Artificial collection of stray items.
Ashburnham : 'Narrative of his attendance on Charles I from Oxford to the Scotch army and to the Isle of Wight and a vindication of his conduct.'
A scribal copy in 17th-century binding. (Calf-bound with double gilt fillets on either side of each of 5 sewing bands and decorative roll at head and foot of spine. Double gilt fillet on all outer edges of boards with inward-facing fleurons at each corner.)
The narrative occupies pp. 57 to 136 of volume 2 of the text published in 1830.
Barker : papers and artefacts.
The collection comprises manuscripts, typescripts, offprints, reviews, insignia, etc. The categories below are, of their nature, not watertight, but cross-references have been supplied wherever possible. References to 'Age and Youth' are to Sir Ernest's memoirs published in 1953. The book includes his earlier, 1948, memoir, 'Father of the man', references to which are given as in the composite volume.
Beaumont : papers, and transcripts, mostly theological.
Birdwood : diary and notes as an undergraduate at Peterhouse.
Verso of front endpaper: Ex Libris label: 'BIRDWOOD 183'.
a: 'Herbert M. Birdwood, Pet. Coll. Cambridge. 1858'.
b-d: 'Contents': chronological summary, with page numbers, of events evidently important to him, both personal and national.
Blount : Law Dictionary, and other legal texts.
Bossier : correspondence and papers.
For excerpts and a brief account of Bossier see J[onathan] P[hilip] P[arry] in 'Peterhouse: a record, 1986-87', pp. 40-46.
Burrell : scripts and related papers.
In addition to original scripts the papers include documents relating to plays directed by Burrell and plays in which he performed. In some cases, as for example in the Samuel Pepys and some of the Thomas Gray material and 'Cavaliers and Roundheads' Burrell's contribution consists largely of linking passages and the distinction between original scripts and adaptations is blurred.
Butterfield : correspondence and papers relating to Hinton's preparation of a bibliography of Butterfield's works.
The bibliography was printed in J. H. Elliott and H. G. Koenigsberger, edd., 'The diversity of history: essays in honour of Sir Herbert Butterfield' (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1970) pp. 315-25.
Cambridge Union Society, Lent Term 1936.
Campbell : letters to Campbell bequeathed as a collection to Miss Frances Dunn, with a few other papers.
Carteret : ‘Sophia Carteret’s Extract of the History of England begun at Windsor Castle by The Assistance of The Right Hon. The Countess of Pomfret, May 29th 1758’
Collection of printed and manuscript poems by Oliver and of obituaries of him formed by James Douglas Hamilton Dickson (1849-1931) mathematician.
College chapel : account of the consecration of Peterhouse chapel.
Seven leaves (290 × 180mm) bound in a late 17th-century Cambridge style between many blanks by George Bayntun of Northumberland Place, Bath, in, or shortly after, 1894. It is possible that this was a copy for Walter Curle (or Curll), D.D., Fellow of Peterhouse 1598 to 1616, Bishop of Bath and Wells to November 1632 (when he was translated to Winchester) and a notable benefactor to the building of the chapel.
College societies : minutes and papers
The elections of officers of clubs are entered in a separate database, available to enquirers, and are not generally noted below.
Society records containing names of living or potentially living persons are not available online.
'De Alcuino Diacono' and 'De Joanne Sarisberiensi'
E Company - Peterhouse Officer Cadets.
Everard : photocopies of letters to his family
Letters to Edward Everard senior are mostly endorsed by him with dates of sending and of receipt.
Gee : some strictures of the life of Dr Joseph Beaumont.
Gray, Thomas : Original and association items.
Holloway : on hope: a dialogue by way of question and answer between Mr Cowley and Mr Crashaw: Peterhouse Septennial Cantata. Cantata for soprano and mezzo-soprano soloists, and string quartet.
Hopkins : notes on hydrostatics, optics, astronomy and dynamics.
Kelvin : papers and photocopies relating to William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs, OM GCVO PC PRS FRSE (1824-1907) physicist and engineer.
- Repository: Peterhouse (Ward) Library X
- Armed forces 1
- British thomson-houston company 1
- Engineering 1
- Literature 1
- Mechanical engineering 1
- Power jets ltd 1
- Prison writings 1
- Religious beliefs 1
- Turbines 1
- War 1
- diary 1
- letter 1
- photocopy 1 ∧ less
- English 52
- Latin 3
- Sporborg, Henry Nathan, 1877 - 1965 (Chief Engineer and Senior Director of the British Thomson-Houston Company) 1
- Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907 - 1996 (Knight, Air Commodore, aeronautical engineer) 1