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Adhmar de Saint-Venant: Papers on an article by G.G. Stokes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8244
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes, written in 1862, on G.G. Stokes' article 'On the theories of the internal friction of fluids in motion, and of the equilibrium and motion of elastic solids', read to the Cambridge Philosophical Society on 14 April 1845. The volume contains pages 241-414 of the Society's Transactions, vol. VIII, part III (Cambridge University Press, 1847), of which Stokes' article forms pages 287-319. The letters and notes are inserted into the volume next to the article, sections of...
Dates: 1847-1862
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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Edwin Guest (1800-1880): miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1824-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7473
Scope and Contents Edwin Guest was born on 10 September 1800, the only son of a successful Birmingham merchant. He entered Gonville and Caius College in 1819, took his BA as eleventh wrangler in 1824, and was elected a fellow the same year. In 1828 he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, and practised as a barrister for some years before retiring to concentrate on his scholarly interests, particularly English philology and Romano-British history and topography. In 1852, to the surprise of many (including...
Dates: 1824-1878
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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Henry Paine Stokes: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8699
Dates: 1885-1926 (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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Latimer Neville: Scrapbook on Cambridge University Elections

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9237
Scope and Contents Scrapbook on the elections of University M.P.s, the Chancellor and the High Steward. "Previous proceedings and correspondence are in another book", not preserved with this scrapbook. The volume contains letters, flysheets, pamphlets and additional papers relating to the selection of the Conservative candidate H. Cecil Raikes for the University, 1882 (pp.1-47,186-187); the formation of the Cambridge Conservative Association, 1891 (with letters from G.H. Darwin, G.F. Browne and J.H. Gray)...
Dates: 1880-1900 (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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Sir George Gabriel Stokes: Miscellaneous Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7656
Scope and Contents 1. Correspondence The letters are divided into two main parts. The largest group of correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically within these sections. The remaining letters are arranged chronologically in the following subject groupings: LB1.1 to LB1.22 Letter book containing letters written to Stokes in 1846. LB2.1 to LB2.34 Letter book containing correspondence between Stokes and George Baden Powell in 1847 and 1848. RS1 to RS2415 Royal Society of...
Dates: 1830-1902 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: RESTRICTED - copy microfilm CM04928-CM05027 to be used

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