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Reference Code: GBR/0273/JOHN WARD 1-8
Scope and Contents The list in the letter depositing the collection includes an item 5, 'Private MSS' which was thought not to have been present. Item 6, 'the MS of my father's book 'Experiences of a Diplomatist' (1872) carries an annotation by H[arold] T[emperley] to the effect that these were not deposited in 1923 and a search in the Master's papers after his death in 1924 did not reveal it. However a folder so listed was found with group 4 and appears as group 5 below. Many of these papers were used by...
Dates: 1841 - 1890
Conditions Governing Access: A condition of the deposit states that the papers 'shall not be alienated by [the college] or allowed to be used for historical purposes except by permission of the Master and Fellows. The use of some of them may require reference to, or the permission of, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for the time being'.
Whittle : file of papers relating to dealings with Frank Whittle's company, Power Jets. BT-H 'Special File no. 14750. Power Jets. Quantity Production'
Reference Code: GBR/0273/WHITTLE
Scope and Contents
Letters, blueprints, drawings, orders, memoranda, telegrams.
Dates: 1940-01-26 - 1941-06-04
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
Wren : Hoi Anamerukismoi ton hagion graphon, tou anakechorekotos. Ruminations on Holy Scripture from a cell.
Reference Code: GBR/0273/WREN
Scope and Contents As Beaumont's account (WREN 1) explains, part of the MS was published in the 'Increpatio [rebuke/chastisement] Bar Jesu' published by Matthew Wren's son, also Matthew, in 1660 (Londini, typis Jacobi Flesheri. Prostant apud Cornelium Bee, in vico Litle-Britain dicto). The full title is 'Increpatio Bar Jesu, sive, Polemicæ adsertiones locorum aliquot S. Scripturæ, ab imposturis perversionum in catechesi Racoviana collectæ hinc inde, per Matthæum Wren F ; ex opere prægrandi meditationum...
Dates: 1641 - 1660
- 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