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Colonial, Imperial and Commonwealth Conferences photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC
Scope and Contents Collection of more than one thousand photographs, including negatives and colour transparencies with numerous duplicates, on meetings from the first Colonial Conference of 1887 to contemporary Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings.Origin of the collection:A miscellaneous collection which was built up over the years, with significant acquisitions from the Central Office of Information and elsewhere for use in ‘United Empire’ and its successors. Some images were given by...
Dates: 1887 - 1987
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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Developments in colonial status

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 25
Scope and Contents 'Developments in colonial status in the British Empire, 1900-22', 84 pages. The typescript is bound in a light blue cloth, with the title, coat and arms and 'The George Ludolf Siddle Prize 1923' on the front. The essay is described as 'an attempt to ascertain and to appreciate the changes which have taken place since the beginning of the present century in the relations between the various component parts of the British Empire. Treating the Empire as a united whole both the internal and...
Dates: 1923
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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Honor Earl: Pastel portraits ('Warriors of the Empire') and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9397
Scope and Contents During the Second World War, Earl was commissioned to prepare a series of pastel portraits of service men and women from what were then British dominions and colonies (described as 'Empire servicemen'), including Trinida, Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia [i.e. Zimbabwe] and Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]. The portraits were exhibited at the Royal Empire (late Commonwealth) Society in December 1945 as 'Warriors of the Empire'. The collection also includes a series of portraits of North American...
Dates: 1939-1946 (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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Migration scrapbooks

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 31
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings, letters, photographs, handbills, reports and other items taken from three albums relating to Sedgwick's trips of 1910 and 1912, and to his activities in trying to persuade private and public bodies and individuals to support juvenile emigration in the Empire. In the first box is a summary list and description of the preservation work carried out on the collection.

Dates: 1910 - 1914
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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Papers on migration and imperial defence

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 27
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers and articles relating chiefly to the work of a sub-committee of the Royal Empire Society which considered problems of migration in 1943. There are copies of the sub-committee's report and numerous duplicates of charts, appendices and other items.

Dates: 1932 - 1949
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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Seals and coats of arms

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 30
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters, pictures and two seals received in reply to the R.C.I. circular of 1904, with later additions, including booklets, newscuttings, newsletters and volumes. A summary list describing the earlier material is in the first box.

Dates: 1904 - 1989
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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The Papers of Leopold Amery

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre consists of a broad range of material and includes: public and political correspondence with a range of individuals on a variety of subjects; political papers; speeches and broadcasts; literary material (articles by Amery and correspondence and papers relating to his publications); press cuttings; photographs; material relating to Amery's extensive travels and tour of the British empire; and diaries and personal papers (including family...
Dates: 1858 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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