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Arthur Christopher Benson: Collection of Drawings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6340
Scope and Contents

Collection of paintings, drawings and a lithograph, mainly of Cambridge. The identity of the artists other than Benson is not known. Clive Forster Cooper (b. 1880), featured in no. 6, was Director of the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, 1914-1937, and was made Director of the British Museum in 1938.

Dates: 1727-1924
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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Cambridge facetiae, jokes and humour

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4164
Scope and Contents

A collection of short, humorous stories concerning Cambridge, made by Sandars from a variety of sources, printed and otherwise. The source is usually given. A few printed extracts are pasted in. Inside the front cover is Sandars' bookplate.

Dates: 1868-1893
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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Cambridge: Green Dragon Inn and surrounding tennements: abstract of conveyancces

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5958.1
Dates: 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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Cambridge in the Seventeenth Century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2655
Scope and Contents

Panoramic drawing from the west, mounted on cartridge paper. The view extends from Castle End to Queens' College.

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).
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Cambridge Market Returns

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6268-6278
Scope and Contents

Includes certificates, tables, memoranda and other papers.

Dates: 1802-1879
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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Cambridge University and Town Water Works Company: List of shareholders

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5958.6
Dates: 1853
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).
 Management Group — Container: UA

Cambridge University Archives

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA
Scope and Contents The University Archives is responsible for the selection and preservation of the internal administrative records of the University of Cambridge, dating from 1266 to the present, and for making them available for administrative and research purposes. The archives are as diverse in their contents as the activities - self governance, teaching and research, property management, administration of justice, external relations - the University has pursued down the centuries. They include charters,...
Dates: 1266 - 2021
Conditions Governing Access: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Cambridge University Society for the Promotion of Religious Equality: Membership Roll and Minutes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6661-6663
Dates: 1875-1883
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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Cambridgeshire Land Assessment Records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5717-5745
Scope and Contents

Lists of landholders, tithe particulars, poor rates, rate assessments and valuations for the various parts of Cambridgeshire.

In 1856 the Poor Law Guardians in Cambridge resolved upon a survey and valuation of rateable property in the parishes of their union. The survey was carried out by Richard Harwood and John Rolfe Mann. Its findings form MSS.Add.5730-5745. An earlier assessment of land in Cambridgeshire, MSS.Add.5717-5729, was partly the work of Thomas Utton.

Dates: 1807-1856
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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Charles Cockerell: Drawings for the library and museums of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6630
Dates: 1830-1836
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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Charles Edward Sayle: Diaries and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8501-8513, 10277-9
Scope and Contents

Diaries, writings on the history of music in Cambridge and the history of the Vatican library, correspondence and papers on Ximénès Doudan, Caspar von Kinschot and Reyner Wolfe.

Dates: c. 1864 - 1924
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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Commonplace Book concerning royal visits of James I and Charles I to Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2677
Scope and Contents Fragment of a commonplace book, written in Cambridge, paginated 65-75. First hand (c. 1615): Latin verses; questions debated during the king's visit, 15 May 1615; poem 'In adventum Regis Martii 7mo [1615]'; list of plays performed before the king at Cambridge, 1615; R. Corbet (attrib.), 'Liber Novus de Adventu Regis ad Cantabrigiam' (trans.); Cambridge madrigal in answer to the last. Second hand (1642): John Cleveland, 'Address to King Charles I on his visit to Cambridge, March 1642; Francis...
Dates: 1615-1642
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 — Box: MS Add.7515

Eastern Counties Folklore Society: Records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7515
Scope and Contents

Records, minute book, articles, photographs and notes.

Dates: 1897-1954
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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Family papers of George Biddell Airy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10214
Scope and Contents

Contains material relating to family history (MS Add. 10214/1) and letters (MS Add. 10214/2) including:
hints for an excursion letter to Monsieur Verrier, 1864; letters to Professor Sedgwick, 1846-1847; letters to daugther and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Routh 1866-1884; notes written by Hilda Routh 1898; postcard to S.W. Coles 1940.

Dates: 1846-1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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George Chawner: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6094-6144
Dates: 1900-1914 (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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Incomplete copy of 'A Collection of Documents Relating to the University and Town of Cambridge' (CUL MS Ff.3.33).

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6192-6193
Dates: 1786 (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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John Ellys: Accounts, some concerning Sturbridge Fair [Stourbridge Fair]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3073
Scope and Contents The accounts in the main sequence mostly concern rents for various properties and disbursements, entered on the leaves of what had been intended as a collection of 'Sententiae & variis autoribus de promptae'. Some of the 'sententiae' appear in a second hand at, for example, pp. 17 and 18. An alphabetical index to F. Burgersdicius, Institutiones Logicae runs from the other end of the book, in the second hand. In this section, at pp. 2-11 and 45, which had been left partly blank, Ellys...
Dates: 1697-1715
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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John Sperling: Visitation of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3426
Scope and Contents

Description and blazon of coats of arms in Cambridge churches and colleges, on the conduit in the market place, and in the University Library. Autograph. pp. 243-63: indexes. There are some incomplete additions at pp. 265-73. pp. 274-312: blank. Sperling's bookplate inside front cover.

Dates: 1860
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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John Sperling: Visitation of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3427
Scope and Contents

A visitation of Arms on Monuments, Stained Glass etc. in the County of Cambridge. p. ii: author's notes; p. iii: indexes; p. 1: description and blazon of arms by parishes. pp. xxvii, 283: blank. Sperling's bookplate inside front cover.

Dates: 1856-1860
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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Medical case-books of George Murray Humphry (1820-1896)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10169
Scope and Contents Hospital case-books dating from Humphry's apprenticeship to J. G. Crosse, surgeon to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (2 vols.) and continuing under Humphry at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge (9 vols,). Includes general and surgical wards cases. Many entries are in Humphry's hand with some penned by other doctors and surgeons. Two later volumes include pasted-in patient charts; one in a printed surgical case-book format. Additional to the case-books is Humphry's Anatomical Museum...
Dates: 1836 - ? 1919
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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Memoranda and reminisces of Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston (1862-1944)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10179
Scope and Contents Contains typescripts of memoirs of Sir Humphrey Davy Rolleston, in three parts including: Family Memoranda 1 (42 pp.); Personal Memoranda 2 (109 pp.); and Personal Reminisces 3 (173 pp.). Also included are various draft typescripts for the Personal Memoranda 2 including Schools (5 pp.); 1880-81 (19 pp.); Examinations (5 pp.); General Medical Council (2 pp.). Manuscript drafts of various sections of the memoirs including those commencing 'As children…' (1 p.), 1889 (6 pp.), 1892 (2 pp.) and...
Dates: c. 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Minnie Pate: Scrapbook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7637
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of photographs; cuttings from the Cambridge Evening News, Cambridge Review, and other publications; and letters, relating to the Cambridge University Typewriting Office, Cambridge luminaries, and Cambridge life in general.

Dates: 1892-1963
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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Noel Turner: Account of Dr. [Samuel] Johnson's Visit to Cambridge in 1765

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3859
Dates: 1823 (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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Notes on Cambridgeshire and Lancashire families, and related subjects

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3852
Scope and Contents In four hands, one that of Robert Masters (d. 1798). Includes: sketch of arms of Chadwick family, of Heley, Lancs; sketch of arms, Tonstall family; note of receipts for tithes at Fen Ditton, Cambs, 12 Jan. 1661-10 Jan. 1663; sketch of arms of Bradshaw family, of Haugh, Lancs; notes on Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk; list of books in library of St John's College, Cambridge, formerly belonging to Thomas Baker; fragment of accounts for parish of St Andrew [Cambridge?], c. 1500; notes on...
Dates: 1500-1700 (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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Notes on Stourbridge Fair

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6319-6320
Scope and Contents

Notes compiled by William Prideaux Courtney.

Dates: 1906-1912 (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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