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 Fonds

Alonso de Cardenas: Relation of the State of England

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8992
Dates: 1638-1656
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).
 Fonds

Blennerhassett Papers

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).
 Fonds

Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9221
Scope and Contents Commonplace book in several hands, probably of Cambridge origin. The title on the spine is 'Epitaphia Carmina Epigram[m]ata & quaed[am] alia'. The volume contains extracts from Greek, Roman, French, Italian, Spanish, and English authors, epitaphs and commemorative verses, some humorous. The sections are arranged under the following headings: Carmina Sententiae Proverbia; Facetiae; De rapina et homicidio; De legibus regnor[um] administratione; Amorosi; Monuments Funeralls Buriall; De...
Dates: 1600-1639 (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).
 Fonds

Discourse on present state of monarchy, 1662

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9767
Scope and Contents

Discurso Hispano-politico sobre el stado presente de la Monarquia, in Spanish, signed 'Elabad D. Joseph Arnolfini de Illucas', 31 MAR 1662. With a modern typescript summary.

Dates: 1662
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).
 Fonds

Fray Gerónimo de Areviano: Documents proposing his Beatification

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9224
Scope and Contents Material compiled for proposing the beatification of Fray Gerónimo de Areviano (1576-[1651]), Spanish cleric of the Augustinian College in Alcala de Henares, apparently collected by Benito de Aste, Rector of the College. There are two heavily corrected accounts of de Areviano's life, miracles and sanctity; a memorial by Fray Hernando de Padilla, Provincial of the Order for Castille; questions to 28 witnesses, with the answers; 23 letters or signed declarations; printed Aviso and...
Dates: 1651-1652
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).
 Fonds

Jardine Matheson Archive

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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Letter on likelihood of France declaring war on Spain, 1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9766
Scope and Contents

Discorso politico sobre si Françiamobera gerra, in Spanish, signed 'Elabad Arnolfini', Madrid, 24 DEC 1665, in a modern card cover With a modern typescript summary.

Dates: 1665
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).
 Fonds

Marqués de la Ensanada: Charges put to him, and his replies

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9296
Scope and Contents

'Cargos hechos al Marqués de la Ensanada, y sus Respuestas', 7 charges concerning the Marqués de la Ensanada's reform policy in the Spanish American colonies, and his refutations of the allegations, followed by a report of the dismissal of ministers, 21 July 1754 (28pp.).

Dates: 1775
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).
 Fonds

Martin Sarmiento: Scheme for library for a Spanish lawyer

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9412
Scope and Contents

1 volume, in Spanish, 221pp., dated 1775 but perhaps compiled c.1748, Cathalogo de algunos libros curiosos y selectos para una libreria de un particular que desee comprar de tres a quatro mil tomos; at p.212, explanation of rationale behind choice of books.

Dates: 1748
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 Medical Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8919
Scope and Contents

Undated medical notebook, mentioning several German doctors, including Dr. Rupizus of Dresden (possibly Heinrich Rupitzius), Dr. Heim of Berlin, and 'Canones terapeuticos del Dr. Pitschaft'' (possibly Johann August Pitschaft, 1783-1848).

Dates: 1825 (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).
 File

Spanish transcripts

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).
 Collection

Two Letter Class

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd-Qq
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 classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. Also are included are a number of Middle Eastern and Far Eastern manuscripts.

Dates: c.800-1800
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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