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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Arthur Tansley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Tansley
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of biographical materials (mainly about or rembrances of Tansley), notes and notebooks used by Tansley for field notes, manuscripts and notes for Tansley's book and lectures and psychology, correspondence and other materials relate to publications, material related to lectures and broadcasts (the latter of which Tansley may not have been involved in), documentation of Tansley's involvement in various Societies and Organisations (he had key roles in several),...
Dates: 1854-2008
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
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Boris Liapounov: Memoir of Aleksandr Liapounov

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6656
Scope and Contents

Sketch of the life and work of A. M. Liapounov by B.M. Lyapunov, which appeared in the Reports of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1930, with related works, translated into English by A. J. Pressland, 89 folios: (fo. 1) the Russian Academy sketch; (fo. 46) lecture by A. M. Liapunov 'On the form of celestial bodies'; (fo. 77) obituary notice for Liapounov. Contributors include A. J. Pressland.

Dates: 1930
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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Cambridge Svalbard Exploration Collection

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC
Scope and Contents The Svalbard Archive collection contains accounting records, administration files, expedition notes, and equipment records which all relate to work undertaken in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) from 1949 until 1992. Much of this material includes far more information than has been previously published about the expeditions or the work undertaken.Most of the expedition records are organized on the twinlock system – and include administrative papers, logs of each party, bulletins, accounts,...
Dates: 1933-2000
Conditions Governing Access: Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
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Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8326
Scope and Contents

Notebooks describing experiments carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory: Box 1: to 1900 Box 2: 1902-1905 Box 3: 1906-1922 Box 4: 1911-1934

Dates: 1900-1934 (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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Charles Babbage: mathematical and scientific notebooks and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8705
Dates: 1806-1878 (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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Family papers of George Biddell Airy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10214
Scope and Contents

Contains material relating to family history (MS Add. 10214/1) and letters (MS Add. 10214/2) including:
hints for an excursion letter to Monsieur Verrier, 1864; letters to Professor Sedgwick, 1846-1847; letters to daugther and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Routh 1866-1884; notes written by Hilda Routh 1898; postcard to S.W. Coles 1940.

Dates: 1846-1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Four volumes of Yarrell's British Birds in the fourth edition from the library of Thomas Parkin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10245
Dates: 1834-1909
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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Herschel Manuscript Catalogue of Stars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10234
Scope and Contents

A fair copy of a Catalogue of Stars Visible on the Horizon of Calcutta, drawn up by J. W. F. Herschel to accompany the ten feet reflecting telescope sent to his relations including medical doctor, Duncan Stewart, eldest brother of Lady Margaret Herschel, employed by the East India Company, 1825-1855.

Dates: c.1860
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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Isaac Newton letter to William Wright

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10235
Dates: 12 Oct 1712
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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J. Stuart Glass : Mechanical Sciences Tripos notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8700
Scope and Contents

Mechanical Sciences Tripos notebooks compiled by James Stuart Glass of Queens' College, Cambridge.

Dates: 1940-1942
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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James Speare: Remarks on Newton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5951
Scope and Contents

138 folios. Fos 2, 3, 13-22, 26-33, 46-54, 63-67, 74 and 92-138 are blank. On fo. 1v: 'F. W. Lodington Ex dono J. Speare 1816'.

Dates: 1797
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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Our Own Magazine

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6232
Scope and Contents

Vol. 2, 1867.

Dates: 1867
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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Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes, letters and tables on eclipses from Gabriel Morris

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10237
Scope and Contents

A series of four letters, including some calculation tables, written by Gabriel Morris to the Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes (1684?-1756), discussing the extent of various eclipses, with mention of Edmund Halley.

Dates: Sep. 1732-Oct. 1732
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 Alan Agar

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGAR
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises papers concerned with the preparation of Agar’s book "The History of European Commercial Electron Microscopes"; historical micrographs recorded on early instruments; and catalogues/reprints of information on electron microscopes.

Dates: 1936 - 1999
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 Baron Baker of Windrush

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LDBA
Scope and Contents The most extensive and particularly interesting material in this varied collection is that relating to Lord Baker's wartime work on air raid precautions, analysing bomb and other enemy damage and devising ways of protecting buildings and personnel. There are also important sections on the work of the Department of Engineering in Cambridge University, the University itself and the University Grants Committee. There is considerable material relating to Lord Baker's membership of a wide range...
Dates: 1921 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of a few files, which are still closed (details are available in the catalogue), the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bruno Pontecorvo

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PNVO
Scope and Contents

Personal papers and correspondence relating to Bruno and Marianne Pontecorvo and their family, including Bruno's scientific correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: With some exceptions marked in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Dame Athene Donald

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNLD
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection relates to Donald's scientific career and research: including publications; academic conferences; papers relating to scientists collaborating and working for Donald; scientific findings and data. It also includes material, including articles, relating to Donald's role as a gender equality champion and a copy of her blog.

Dates: 1970 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until listed.
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The Papers of Dr (Vernon) Ellis Cosslett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning the development of the Electron Microscope

Dates: 1935-08 - 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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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The Papers of Lord Todd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TODD
Scope and Contents The collection comprises notes, minutes and reports and correspondence with successive Lords President during the whole life of the Advisory Council on Scientific Policy (ACSP) 1947-1964, of which Lord Todd was an original member and Chairman from 1952 onwards. There are papers relating to overseas research, scientific manpower, the "Brain Drain" and studies on natural resource research. There are also some bundles of papers of the Council for Scientific Policy (CSP) with which the...
Dates: 1920 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: Some files have been closed: please see individual files for details. The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The papers of Max Ferdinand Perutz

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRTZ
Scope and Contents This collection includes off prints of scientific articles, photographs, slides, films and videos, articles, book reviews, lectures and talks, correspondence with individuals and organisations, and personal papers. Most of the material is from later on in Max Perutz's life, and concerns mostly lecture materials, and correspondence relating to nominations and references. ...
Dates: 1901 - 2002
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The Papers of Professor James Cassels

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASS
Scope and Contents

The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre include a small amount of biographical and personal material, public or official correspondence, and material relating to government policy on energy (mainly in the 1980's).

Dates: 1967 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One file, CASS 1/6, is closed in line with the depositors wishes.
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The Papers of Professor Max Born

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BORN
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of Professor Max Born, his wife and children, and material concerning their family history. Including photographs and artefacts.

Dates: 1811 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Professor William Burcham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BCHM
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Burcham's scientific career, especially his work in the high voltage laboratory under M L E Oliphant and P I Dee which was set up to pursue the findings of Sir John Cockcroft and E T S Walton in splitting atomic nuclei.

Dates: 1913 - 2004
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 Sir Aaron Klug

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLUG
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising of correspondence to individuals and organisations; research projects; speeches; the Royal Society; drafts and finished manuscripts; businesses engagements; speeches; photographs; slides; awards and artefacts.

Dates: 1948 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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