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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).
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Eighteenth-Century Political and Other Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6342
Scope and Contents Political papers, verses, and other miscellaneous material, 160 folios. (Fo. 1) Three drafts of a memorandum or treatise on political and social reform in France, in French, dated 1780-1783, 1788 and September 1789. The concluding section and index are at fos 82-83. (Fo. 84) Copy of Capitulations agreed between England and Turkey, in Italian, 1675. (Fo. 94) Portions of a treatise on conchology, by an English writer, in Italian. (fo. 143) [Jacques] Montet, 'Observations sur les Castors qu'on...
Dates: 1750 (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 Acton, 1st Baron Acton: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4607-5021
Scope and Contents 1. Family papers The papers contain material relating to the Actons of Naples: Commodore John Acton, his nephew J.F.E. Acton and H. Acton, a midshipman; material concerning the Dalberg family, particularly the family property on the Rhine, at Herrnsheim; a few manuscripts relating to Lord Granville; and the 1st Lord Acton's personal papers, including those covering his early years, his parliamentary career and interest in Ireland, relations with his family, and the period of his life spent...
Dates: c. 1650 - 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).
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Louis Lucien Bonaparte: Letters to Alexander John Ellis

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6186
Dates: 1870-1888
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 Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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William Pitt : correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6958-6959
Dates: 1773-1805 (Copies of originals made circa 1850)
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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William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
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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Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1834-1902 (1st Baron Acton and historian) 1
Acton, Sir John Francis Edward, 1736-1811 (Knight, 6th Baronet and Prime Minister of Naples) 1
Alberoni, Giulio, 1664-1752 (Cardinal) 1
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Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer (1885-1977, née Hozier, Baroness Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell) 1
Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) 1
Conservative Party 1
Döllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von (1799-1890) historian and theologian 1
Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890 (phonetician and mathematician) 1
Evans, Marian, 1819-1880 (novelist, pseudonym George Eliot) 1
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 (Statesman) 1
George, III, 1738-1820 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
George, IV, 1762-1830 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Gower, Granville George Leveson-, 1815-1891 (2nd Earl Granville, statesman) 1
Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891 (MP and historian) 1
Lasaulx, Ernst von, 1805-1861 (German classicist and philosopher) 1
Liberal Party 1
Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 (Cardinal) 1
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, 1828-1897 (novelist and biographer) 1
Paoli, Pasquale Di, 1725-1807 (Corsican patriot) 1
Pitt, John, 1756-1835 (2nd Earl of Chatham, army officer) 1
Pitt, William, 1759-1806 (Prime Minister) 1
Romaine, William Govett, 1815-1893 (lawyer and civil servant) 1
Royal Air Force 1
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Russell, John, 1792-1878 (1st Earl Russell, prime minister and author) 1
Smith, William, 1756-1835 (MP) 1
Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892 (1st Baron Tennyson, poet) 1
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 (novelist) 1
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 (politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist) 1
Wolff, Sir Henry Drummond Charles, 1830-1908 (Knight, politician and diplomat) 1
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