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Authentische Geschichte des Klosters der unbeschuhten Franziskaner aus Irland und Schottland oder sogenannte Hiberner bei St Ambrosius in Prag 1629-1786

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4350
Scope and Contents

Contents: (p. 1) text in German, beginning 'Durch die zu Ende des xvi Jahrunderts unter der Köningin Elisabeth', and ending 'so werden dieselben hier unterdrückt'; (p. 7) 'Nachrichten über einige merkwürdigen Persönlichkeiten irländischer und schottischer Abkunft'; (p. 9) copy of a Latin foundation charter, the original being in the University Library, Prague; (p. 11) 'Erlaüterung des beiliegerenden bildlichen Prospektes'.

Dates: 1850 (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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Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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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Collections concerning English and Scottish Historical events, 1571 - 1640

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.335
Scope and Contents A collection of letters, statements, speeches and notes on Scottish and English historical events dating from 1571 until 1640. Much of the information concerns events leading to the English Civil War. Including copies of: 'A Generall View of the Scriptures'; Elizabeth I's instructions to Sir Thomas Smith, 3 Dec. 1571; 'The Tyme the Place and Manner of the Scottish Queenes Death', c. 1587; James VI, speech to Scottish parliament, 19 June 1617; speeches by Lord Ellesmere and Henry Montague in...
Dates: 1641 (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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Cruise of H.M.S. 'Lancaster'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011HHH
Scope and Contents Album of photographs by various photographers inscribed 'H.M.S. Lancaster; Mediterranean Photographic Album: Diary of Events and Important Places Visited during the Commission 1910-1912' on the cover. This album was the property of Sydney Harold Liddle, whose name also appears on the front cover.There are two unnumbered plates followed by 190 prints, 140 x 97 mm numbered from 9 to 197, followed by a further unnumbered print. There is no indication as to why numbers 1-8 are not...
Dates: 1910 - 1912
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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Diaries of John Laing in India and Europe

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Laing
Scope and Contents

Diaries with inserted photographs, drawings and other items.

Dates: 1873-10-18 - 1875-01-23
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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Inter-University Council Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs (various dates, sizes and photographers) and slides with a few leaflets, a file of correspondence, and some title cards as described below. The collection appears to have been assembled chiefly for publicity purposes and there is a file of correspondence requesting photographic and other material. Some of the photographs are mounted on cards for display, but the majority are loose prints stored in folders. There are also a few albums. The main subjects are the...
Dates: 1946 - 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).
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Margaret Fraser's India letters: a young wife and mother corresponds with her family in Scotland, 1820-1826

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 386
Scope and Contents Margaret Mackenzie was born in Knockbain, Easter Ross, Scotland, in 1789, the fourth child and second daughter of the clergyman Roderick Mackenzie. Her mother Margaret (May) was the sister of the director of the East India Company, Charles Grant. In 1820, she married the Revd William Fraser, and the couple travelled to India, where he was a chaplain with the East India Company. Margaret’s correspondence with her family documents her experience of early nineteenth-century India and also...
Dates: 2015
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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Reginald Pindar: Journal of a tour to Scotland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10055
Scope and Contents

With letters to his brother and mother (1835), wife and aunt, M.A. Lowe (w.m. 1854)

Dates: 1841
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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Reports on cases in the Court of Sessions, Scotland, 1661-2

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.101
Scope and Contents

Incomplete at end, the last case breaking off at foot of fo. 68r. fos. 68v-140: blank. fo. 2: 'David Hope Empt. 17mo die Novembris 1735'. fo. 3: Puttick and Simpson sale reference.

Dates: 1666 (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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Sketch Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6298
Scope and Contents

A series of drawings in watercolour, sepia and pen-and-ink of views in Great Britain and Ireland, 32 folios. The drawings are of locations in Ireland, Scotland, the Lake District, Cambridge and Fen Ditton, and Alderley Park (possibly in Cheshire).

Dates: 1798-1799
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 Alfred Harker

Reference Code: GBR/590/HRKR
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises notebooks, sketchbooks, and photograph albums detailing geological excursions in the U.K from the late nineteenth century. These mostly cover the Isle of Skye, Isle of Arran, Yorkshire (Scarborough), and other Scottish Highlands. There are also notebooks detailing specimens collected (catalogues); lecture note drafts; maps; and some personal records including details of an 80th birthday event.

Dates: 1860 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Geological Conservation Unit [A.G Brighton and Colin Forbes Building] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required. Please contact the Museum sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk to ask about the collection or to make an appointment.
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The Papers of Archibald Sinclair, 1st Viscount Thurso

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1814 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Jeremy Bray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Watercolours and drawings of Edward Frome

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40
Scope and Contents This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1827 - 1975
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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