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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

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.Misc.8
Scope and Contents The referees were John Green, D.D., Master of Corpus Christi, Hugh Thomas, D.D., Master of Christ's and John Taylor, LL.D., late fellow of St John's [the translator of Demosthenes, at this time Archdeacon of Buckingham].Gordon's case is that the Master and Fellows having accepted the bequest of Richard Gillingham [B.A. of Emmanuel, 1691/2, M.A. 1695, died 1721] of £1600 to provide for a fellow who was to enjoy the same privileges, benefits and advantages as foundation fellows; and having...
Dates: 1755-11-14
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Artificial collection of stray items.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.Misc.2
Dates: 1693 - 1987
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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.'

Reference Code: GBR/0273/ASHBURNHAM
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1646 - 1648
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Barker : papers and artefacts.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BARKER MSS
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1873 - 2009
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Beaumont : papers, and transcripts, mostly theological.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BEAUMONT
Dates: 1637 - 1733
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Birdwood : diary and notes as an undergraduate at Peterhouse.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BIRDWOOD
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1858-01-01 - 1858-12-16
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Blount : Law Dictionary, and other legal texts.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BLOUNT
Scope and Contents Lettered on spine: 'Anno / 1626 // JUDGES' / RESOLUTIONS / ON / POPISH / RECUSANTS // LAW / DICTIONARY // MODUS DECIMANDI // CASES OF / THE SEA // CISTERCIAN / Matt: Hale / 1648,'Ff. a-b, 1-175.b: Liber Thome Blount de interiori Templo, 1639. // Non fruitur sapientia cui invisa est industria. (With notarial mark.) Liber Thomae Miller, pret. 8s 8d.1-4: The resolucion of all the Judges vnto severall Questions concernyng Popish Recusants in Trinity Terme Anno secundo...
Dates: 1632 - 1648
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Bossier : correspondence and papers.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BOSSIER
Scope and Contents

For excerpts and a brief account of Bossier see J[onathan] P[hilip] P[arry] in 'Peterhouse: a record, 1986-87', pp. 40-46.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Burrell : scripts and related papers.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BURRELL
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1959 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: Permission to allow copying and reproduction when not for profit; requests for performance or translation rights of plays tbc.
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Butterfield : correspondence and papers relating to Hinton's preparation of a bibliography of Butterfield's works.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BUTTERFIELD
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1968 - 1970
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Cambridge Union Society, Lent Term 1936.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.MS.723
Scope and Contents Scrapbook presented to Cooke by the officers and committee of the Union Society on his retirement as president. Compiled by Stanley S. Brown, Chief Clerk to the Society, April 1936.Modern numbering.Folios:.1. Printed title-page.2. Signatures of members of the Society.3v-16: Notices of meetings with, in the case of debates, signatures of named speakers on facing rectos.The signatures, including those signing the menu at item 35, are those of: the Rt. Hon. Christopher...
Dates: 1915 - 1936
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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’

Reference Code: GBR/0273/CARTERET
Scope and Contents The source extracted is Holinshed, but the dimensions on p. 2 (length of island 587 miles and breadth 285) are apparently from 'A collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections'... (London, MDCCXLV. [1745]. 748 pp. vol. Volume 1 of 2, p. 13. (Dedication signed by Thomas Osborne.)Other topographical statements on page 1, e.g. that Great Britain ‘is...
Dates: 1758-05-29 - 1759-01
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Collection of printed and manuscript poems by Oliver and of obituaries of him formed by James Douglas Hamilton Dickson (1849-1931) mathematician.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/PET.F.675
Scope and Contents Front pastedown: list of contents in Dickson's hand.f. 1 (modern foliation throughout) earlier list of contents by Dickson.ff. 2-4 blank.f. 5: Comment on Oliver's retirement from Bovinger in the 'S. Albans Diocesan Magazine' annotated by Dickson as received 27 December 1904.f. 6: Oliver's obituary: cutting from The Times', 13 April 1905.At f. 7: 'The game of chess; or, a visit to Woolston Hall'. Verses by Oliver printed by C. Slocombe, Ongar, Essex, to be sold at 1...
Dates: 1830 - 1905-04-13
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College chapel : account of the consecration of Peterhouse chapel.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/CHAPEL
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1633-03-17
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College societies : minutes and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0273/COLLEGE SOCIETIES
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1836 - 2010
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E Company - Peterhouse Officer Cadets.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.MS.718
Dates: 2017
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Everard : photocopies of letters to his family

Reference Code: GBR/0273/EVERARD
Scope and Contents

Letters to Edward Everard senior are mostly endorsed by him with dates of sending and of receipt.

Dates: 1745-08-29 - 1757-12-06
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Gray, Thomas : Original and association items.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/GRAY
Dates: 1750 - 1771
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Greek verses.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.Misc.10
Dates: 1860 - 1876
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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.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/HOLLOWAY
Scope and Contents This cantata was commissioned by Lady Dacre for the Septcentenary of the foundation of Peterhouse. Composition began in August 1983 and was resumed in July 1984, and the cantata was performed on 19 October 1984 as part of a concert, 'Seven centuries of music', by the Academy of Ancient Music directed by Christopher Hogwood.Contents:[ff. 1-2] A covering letter from Holloway to Alexandra Trevor-Roper, Lady Dacre, stating that the package 'consists of a new xerox copy of both the...
Dates: 1983-08 - 1984-07
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Hopkins : notes on hydrostatics, optics, astronomy and dynamics.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/HOPKINS
Dates: 1830 - 1860
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Knowles : items found loose in the copy of Knowles' 'The Monastic Order in England' (Cambridge University Press, 1940) (Pet.569.14) presented by him to his father, Harry Herbert Knowles, inscribed 'To my dear Father from his son, 5 July, 1940'.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/KNOWLES
Scope and Contents

On his father's death in 1944 Knowles clearly reclaimed the book and in due course bequeathed it to Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke (1927-2015) and it was subsequently sold by G. David.
The book, which has been many times reprinted, has sparse annotations, mostly to the index, and, inside the back cover notes of corrections (which found their way into the second edtion of 1963) to seven pages.

Dates: 1940-07-05 - 1964-04-02
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