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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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.
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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).
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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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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).
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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).
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Ronald Wood Paine: Photographs of Fiji, Hawaii and Vancouver Island

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8824
Scope and Contents Photographs of people, places and flora, in numbered sequence. The first album covers Vancouver Island, Hawaii and Fiji, 1925-1926; the second Fiji, 1925-1927, 1928, 1931 and 1933-1934. The third album covers Fiji, 1927, and has additional photographs by Sandy Lees, Ken Allardyce, Lorna Reay, John Campbell, [Chapman], Charles Nott, H.S. Ladd, George Roth (Warden of Sogulu), Ronald Garvey and A.F. Lees. The numbers connected with photographs are not necessarily in the same order as they are...
Dates: 1923-1951 (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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Sir Francis Darwin: Diary of tour through Spain etc

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8528
Scope and Contents

'Diary of a tour through Spain and the Mediterranean in the years 1808-1810', a typescript copy with illustrations. There are additional pages, containing 'Incidents in the life of F.S. Darwin' and letters.

Dates: 1916 (Typed transcript of original of 1808-1810)
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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Sir George Pickering: Lecture notes and tour diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8164-8165
Scope and Contents

Undergraduate lecture notes on physiology and biochemistry and a diary of a tour of North America.

Dates: 1923-1926
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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Sir Henry Singer Keating: Travel journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3819
Scope and Contents

Typescript transcription By H.S. Keating from the original material. (fo. i) introduction by H. S. Keating; (fo. 1) Sir Henry Singer Keating, narrative of travel in Madagascar, no date; (fo. 128) copies of letters from Sir Henry Singer Keating to Sir Henry Sheehy Keating, comprising account of travels in Greece, 2 Mar. - 5 July 1829; (fo. 218) ibid., account of travels in America, no date; (fo. 350) James Hastie, extracts from diary. Typescript. Verso generally blank.

Dates: 1896
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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Sir Joseph Banks: Journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6294
Scope and Contents

Two journals in a volume of 94 folios: 1. 'Journal of an Excursion to Eastbury and Bristol etc. in May and June 1767'. 2. 'Journal of an Excursion to Wales etc. Began August the 13th 1767 Ended January the 29th 1768'.

Dates: 1767-1768
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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Sir Richard Colt Hoare: Journals of tours in Italy and Europe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3545-3555
Scope and Contents

Journals and notebooks of Hoare's extensive European tours, mainly through Italy.

Dates: 1785-1791
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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Some Account and Observations concerning Germany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.38
Dates: 1700-1703 (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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Stella Benson: Diaries and Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6762-6803
Scope and Contents

Diaries, poems and juvenilia

Dates: 1900-1933 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Originals unavailable. Microfilm copy to be used.
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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 David Roden Buxton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.9848
Scope and Contents

Includes travel diaries and correspondence with family, friends and colleagues. Also included are numerous photographs and negatives of European churches and architectural features.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-08-23 - 1994-07-06
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 Ian Jacob

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB
Scope and Contents

The papers cover Jacob's adult life from his early army career, his work as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet and as Director General of the BBC, to his retirement where he remained active in many important public services. Also included are some Boer War papers which were kept by Jacob's father-in-law.

Dates: 1899 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the Sedgwick Club

Reference Code: GBR/590/SGWC
Scope and Contents

The Sedgwick Club Archive contains administrative documents including minute books, 1880-1926; financial records, 1880-1989; handwritten copies of papers given at meetings, 1880-; excursion scrapbooks, 1882 to 1950; social events records including menu cards; copies of club photographs 1900-1974 [NB: a full set of club photographs are on display in Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences] and digitized copies of all group photographs [until 2016].

Dates: 1880 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: Some records are currently not available because they are unfit for production. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Thomas Brand: Letters to his Sister from the Continent

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8670
Scope and Contents A series of letters written by Brand while travelling on the Continent, some of which are incomplete. 38 of the letters are to Brand's sister Susan, addressed until October 1788 as Miss Brand of Newmarket, thereafter, from Nov. 1789, as Miss Carr of Hadstock, near Lincoln. There is one letter from Brand to the Rev. Joseph Hall, Rector of Bartlow, who was Brand's brother-in-law, and another from G. Pretyman to Miss Brand, apparently about the possibilities of preferment for Thomas. Most of...
Dates: 1779-1795
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 Coe: Diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6843
Scope and Contents

Diary, 25 December 1693 - 25 May 1729, 111 folios. At fo. 102 is an account of Jonas Hubbart, 1688. Fos 88-99 are blank.

Dates: 1688-1729
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 Frend: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7886-7887
Scope and Contents Files of correspondence, including letters from the following people: Rev. Francis Blackburne, father of Mrs. Frend, brother of Mrs. Lindsey, 3 letters. Sir Frances Burdett, 1 note, typed by Miss Antrobus. Edward Clark, geologist and traveller, 3 letters about Cambridge. W. Cogan, mathematician, 1 letter about maths, 1824. Miss M. Cooper, Stoke Newington, regarding local events, 1831. T. Dalby, mathematician. Rev. J. Disney, 1 letter about Frend's impending trial. George Dyer, 1 letter to...
Dates: 1780-1841 (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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William Henry Playfair: Memoranda

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6305
Scope and Contents

The volume contains notes on bridge construction and on watercolour painting (fos 2-12); a journal of an excursion from Edinburgh to Arran and back, 1-9 May 1811, with notes of expenses (fos 13-20 and 44r-43r); undated notes of other travelling expenses (fo. 47r); pencil sketches, one of a crane at Bell Rock Lighthouse (fos 47v and 45); and addresses of London tradesmen (fo. 42v). Fos 42-47 are entered from the back of the book. Fos 20v-42r are blank. Administrative / Biographical History

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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Coe, William, 1662-1729 (landowner and Quaker) 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
Frend, William, 1757-1841 (unitarian reformer and scientific writer) 1
Gordon-Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 (travel writer and painter) 1
Harker, Alfred, 1859-1939 (petrologist) 1
Harland, Walter Brian, 1917-2003 (geologist) 1
Harwood, John, 1660-1731 (Fellow of the Royal Society) 1
Hill, Reginald Pyndar, 1820-1887 (clergyman) 1
Hoare, Sir Richard Colt, 1758-1838 (2nd Baronet, historian and archaeologist) 1
Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley, 1890-1941 (politician) 1
Jacob, Edward Ian Claud, Sir, 1899 - 1993 (Knight, Lieutenant-General) 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
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 1
Plumptre, James, 1771-1832 (playwright and Church of England clergyman) 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
West, Jane, 1758-1852 (née Iliffe, novelist, poet) 1
Wolff, Sir Henry Drummond Charles, 1830-1908 (Knight, politician and diplomat) 1
Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864 (architect and botanist) 1
Wright, Henry Charles Seppings, 1850-1937 (artist and war correspondent) 1
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