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 Fonds

Africa miscellanea

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113
Scope and Contents

A wide range of material relating to different parts of Africa, notably Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa and Uganda. Many of the papers relate to Europeans who worked in Africa, including army officers and missionaries. A number of the collections are comprised of single items, such as letters or artwork. There is also a significant amount of photocopied material.

Dates: 1792 - 2003
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).
 Management Group

Royal Greenwich Observatory Archives

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO
Scope and Contents The RGO archives collection is now deposited in the University Library and consists of all the surviving historical paper records of the Royal Observatory from 1675 until circa 1980, though many later records are held and the collection accrues as material is deposited. The records are public records under the 1958 Public Records Act and are subject to the provisions of the 1958 and 1967 Acts, including the 'thirty-year rule'; at present all records created before 1992 January 01 are open...
Dates: 1675 - 2019
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

The Papers of Sir Ove Arup

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ARUP
Scope and Contents

The collection reflects Sir Ove's commitment to his philosophy of "Total design". It was his desire that architects and engineers should work together more closely, so that they could approach the problems of the Built Environment from a united standpoint. The papers fall into 10 sections, and include examples of project work, published articles and architectural plans.

Dates: 1904 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Arup, Ove Nyquist, Sir, 1895 - 1988 (Knight, consulting engineer) 1
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