Skip to main content Skip to search results

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Showing Collections: 1 - 25 of 34

  • 1
  • 2
 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and...
Dates: 1819-1891
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

Bowater Sanderson: Naval Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9516
Scope and Contents

The journal (c. 305 pages) begins in September 1747, describing the voyage out to India, and concludes with the return of Royal Duke to England on 5 June 1750. The volume includes navigational exercises, transcribed sailing directions and pencil landfalls, and a sketch of the British settlement at Oriocopong.

Dates: 1747-1750
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

Cambridge Expedition to Ecuador, 1985: report and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8646
Scope and Contents

Includes pamphlets, articles, newspaper cuttings, maps and a final report. Authors: Michael Potts, Timothy Pritchard, Gary Baker, Kemlin Furley and Louise Semple.

Dates: 1972-1986
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

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming: Pagodas, Aurioles, and Umbrellas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6185
Scope and Contents

Draft of article relating the history of pagods, aurioles and umbrellas in Asia. A large part of the article is devoted to umbrellas and the early role they played in lives of people in China, India, and Tibet.

Dates: 1888 (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

David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8560
Dates: 1873-1874
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 — Multiple Containers

David Ricardo: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7510
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts of several of Ricardo's works, correspondence between Ricardo and James Mill, letters to Thomas Malthus ans letters to Ricardo's brother in law, J.H. Wilkinson. Also included is correspondence and papers from the twentieth-century concerning the Ricardo Papers.

Dates: 1794-1976 (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

Diary of a Journey through Germany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6651
Scope and Contents

Diary of a journey through Germany, 8-29 September [1835], apparently in Baly's hand, 122 folios. On fo. 2 is an explanatory note in the hand of the donor. Running from the end of the volume are notes on the geological formations in the districts visited and financial accounts for travel expenses.

Dates: 1835
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

Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6406-6409
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1810-1903
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

Ellen Ettlinger: Diary of visit to Moscow and Leningrad

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8641
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript diary of a visit to Moscow and Leningrad, 1928, 94 pages, with an index at the end. There are two accompanying pieces of correspondence with the donor, in English, 21 May 1986 and 2 June 1986, regarding the gift of the collection to Cambridge University Library.

Dates: 1928
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

F.H.H. Guillemard: Journals and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7783
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of nine volumes of journal entries and notes written during the voyage of the 'Marchesa' and one volume of notes for Guillemard's biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Some of the volumes include lists of letters sent home by Guillemard during his voyage to eastern Asia, China and Japan, which provide a rough itinerary of his journey.

Dates: 1882-1893
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).
 Fonds

F.H.H. Guillemard: Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7957
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of twelve large numbered green box-files of monochrome photographs (the majority mounted on boards) of Japan and the Pacific islands. Around eighty percent of the photographs were taken during the voyage of the 'Marchesa'; the remainder probably date from the late 1870s, including photographs purchased by Guillemard, which include many of the smaller images in the collection. The name of Dr Guillemard and the place are recorded on the outside of the boxes. Pasted...
Dates: c. 1875-1886
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

George Robert Graham Conway: Transcripts from National Archives of Mexico

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7226-7306
Scope and Contents Transcripts of volumes of Inquisition Records from the National Archives of Mexico. The majority of the transcripts concern legal suits and trials. There is also material describing the family and descendants of particular individuals, including Juan Suarez Davila and Diego Suarez Pacheco, 1529-1588; Martin Lopez and Geronimo Lopez; Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano and his son, Don Carlos, 1559-1611; Don Tristan de Arellano, 1575-1634; Rodrigo de Vivero, 1597-1673; and Don Rodrigo de Vivero,...
Dates: 1923-1943
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

Harriet Susan Miller: Continental Tour Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6230
Scope and Contents

Journal by Harriet Miller of tours on the continent with her husband, Professor W.H. Miller, 1856 and later.

Dates: 1856 (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

Herbert Clinch : material relating to a 1935 trip to the Soviet Union

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9996
Scope and Contents

The archive contains photographs, postcards, and notes from the Soviet Union, Herbert Clinch's own articles on the trip, with additional ephemeral material such as money, cigarettes, and posters advertising Clinch's talk on his trip and his candidature for local elections.

Dates: 1934-1995 (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

John Harwood: Journal of visit to Paris

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7968
Scope and Contents An autograph journal of Harwood's visit to Paris, 26 May - 22 June 1685. The account includes entries on libraries, statues, water supplies, stonework, drink, trades, the waterworks of Versailles, the epitaph of Descartes, a disputation at the Sorbonne, the feast of D'Boun, and the library and cabinet of Charles Mons. Le Brun. Harwood describes the places he visited, which included St Omer's College, the Tuileries, the monastery of Val de Grace (including a description of the chapel), the...
Dates: 1685 (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

John Smart: Letters from North America

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8663-8664
Scope and Contents

Letters from John Smart in America to his mother, pasted into scrapbooks with additional material, including postcards, photographs, newscuttings and printed items, with comments and explanations by Smart.

Dates: 1932-1953
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

Journal of a Tour in France

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6302
Scope and Contents

Travel journal, 1802. 'Journal of a Tour in France begun July 23rd 1802'. From internal evidence the writer was an English army officer. Fos 48-50 and 85-94 are blank. 94 fos 8 x 5.75 in.

Dates: 1802
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

Journal of a visit to Jerusalem, with account of the 'present situation in Tunis'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2698
Scope and Contents

fo. 4: journal addressed 'To the He. L.', begins: 'Having settled my Affairs in Arca so ...', and ends: '... the very worst Country I ever saw.' fo. 19: 'Some Particulars relating to the present Situation of Affairs at Tunis.' Apparently unprinted. On cover is the name 'William Mart ...', in an 18th-cent. hand. The surname has been partly erased.

Dates: 1751
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

Journal of a Voyage to America

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9207
Scope and Contents Anonymous account of a voyage from Liverpool to New York of a British visitor, possibly a businessman, in 1815. The account includes impressions of New York, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, and Washington, with notes on American political and military history. The volume also contains a transcript from the Boston Daily Advertizer, 22 June 1815, on the treatment of Blacks in America. There is a letter from George Kitson Clark to Frank Thistlethwaite, 8 December 1959, explaining the provenance of the...
Dates: 1815
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

Journal of a Voyage to the Coast of Guinea

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3871
Scope and Contents

Journal of a voyage in the ship Bruce Grove of London. Wells, the ship's clerk, left the ship at Grenada on the return voyage. His journal is preceded (fo. 1v) by a list of officers and crew, and includes a series of engravings, maps, and sketches, some in colour, and a cutting from Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.

Dates: 1 Jan. 1802-16 Oct. 1802
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

Lady Edith Blake: Journal of journey in China, Korea and Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8423
Scope and Contents

Typescript.

Dates: 1900
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

Letters of Edward Lyulph Stanley

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 232
Scope and Contents Eight exercise books containing copies of letters, which were written by Stanley during a tour of Civil War America in 1864, undertaken in the period between his leaving Oxford and being called to the Bar. Most are addressed to his mother and sister, but were intended to be circulated and read together, providing a single picture. Stanley was very interested in examining the causes and course of the conflict from both the Union and Confederate perspectives, and secured introductions to...
Dates: 1864-03-12 - 1864-09-23
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection may only be consulted on microfilm reel MC88.
 Fonds

Maurice Ingram, diplomat: Personal correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9540
Scope and Contents This collection of correspondence and papers consists of 32 letters mainly written from Ingram to his mother, and copies of his and his mother's wills; some family photographs and newscuttings. There are a few childhood letters, followed by letters written to his mother from the legations to which he was posted, from Oslo, Berlin, Peking [i.e. Beijing] and Rome. They illustrate the socially exclusive and privileged world of the diplomat in the inter-war years which saw the high-water mark of...
Dates: 1890-1940
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

Rhoda Watson: Journal of tour in Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8561
Scope and Contents

Journal of a tour of Japan, 29 July - 31 October 1892, 173 pages, some of which are unused. The volume contains inserted material, including trading cards, photographs, postcards, maps, and menus from RMS Empress of Japan. The diary is in English, but some of the additional items are in Japanese.

Dates: 1892
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

Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine: Diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6571
Dates: 1686-1693
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).
  • 1
  • 2

Filtered By

  • Repository: Cambridge University Library X
  • Subject: Travel abroad X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 33
Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 1
 
Subject
China 7
Japan 6
France 5
Germany 5
Italy 4
∨ more  
Language
French 1
German 1
Polish 1
 
Names
Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill, 1852-1933 (traveller, writer and naturalist) 2
Baly, William, 1814-1861 (physician) 1
Benson, Stella, 1892-1933 (writer) 1
Binnie, David Carr, fl. 1873 (traveller) 1
Blake, Lady Edith, 1845-1926 (wife of Sir Henry Blake) 1
∨ more
Brand, Thomas, 1751-1814 (Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral) 1
Cambridge University Explorers' and Travellers' Club 1
Clinch, Herbert, ? 1899-1978 (magistrate and trade unionist) 1
Conway, George Robert Graham, 1873-1951 (civil engineer and historian) 1
Cowell, Edward Byles, 1826-1903 (orientalist) 1
Cumming, Constance Fredereka Gordon, 1837-1924 (travel writer) 1
Darwin, Sir Francis Sacheverell, 1786-1859 (Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant) 1
Ettlinger, Ellen, 1902-1994 (authority on folklore) 1
Gordon-Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 (travel writer and painter) 1
Harwood, John, 1660-1731 (Fellow of the Royal Society) 1
Hoare, Sir Richard Colt, 1758-1838 (2nd Baronet, historian and archaeologist) 1
Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley, 1890-1941 (politician) 1
James, II, 1633-1701 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Keating, Sir Henry Singer, 1804-1888 (knight, judge) 1
Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891 (MP and historian) 1
Malthus, Thomas Robert, 1766-1834 (political economist) 1
Mcculloch, John Ramsay, 1789-1864 (statistician and economist) 1
Mill, James, 1773-1836 (philosopher) 1
Miller, Harriet Susan, fl c 1856 1
Miller, William Hallowes, 1801-1880 (mineralogist) 1
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, 1828-1897 (novelist and biographer) 1
Paine, Ronald Wood, 1903-1992 (entomologist) 1
Palmer, Roger, 1634-1705 (Earl of Castlemaine, diplomat and author) 1
Pickering, Sir George White, 1904-1980 (Knight, Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, professor) 1
Ricardo, David, 1772-1823 (MP and economist) 1
Romaine, William Govett, 1815-1893 (lawyer and civil servant) 1
Russell, John, 1792-1878 (1st Earl Russell, prime minister and author) 1
Sanderson, Bowater, d 1755 (naval officer) 1
Silver, William, b 1870 1
Smart, John, fl 1910-1953 (entomologist) 1
Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892 (1st Baron Tennyson, poet) 1
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 (novelist) 1
Wells, John, fl 1802 1
Wolff, Sir Henry Drummond Charles, 1830-1908 (Knight, politician and diplomat) 1
Wright, Henry Charles Seppings, 1850-1937 (artist and war correspondent) 1
∧ less
 

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.