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History

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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1688: Tercentenary of the Glorious Revolution, 1987-07 - 1989-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/64
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the celebrations, particularly on JEP's television interview with Peregrine Worsthorne on the Glorious Revolution, with correspondents including: representatives of Yorkshire Television (10); representatives of Oxford University Press on subjects including the 1688 interview and JEP's war memoirs (3). Also includes: text of speech by Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] on opening the Tercentenary Exhibition; transcripts of and notes on programmes...
Dates: 1987-07 - 1989-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Antoine Varillas: Histoire de Francois I, books 1-12, in anonymous Italian MS translation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3841-3842
Scope and Contents Probably made from 1st French edn (The Hague, 1684). Translation apparently unprinted. fos xiii, xiv, 395, 396: blank. fo. 397v: 'Bufin' (17th cent.) and scribbling in Italian.
Dates: 1685 (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).
 Fonds — HIST

Archives of the Faculty of History, 1876 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST
Scope and Contents The records document the full range of institutional operations, from delivery of the curriculum and examining at undergraduate and graduate level, to design and upkeep of the faculty buildings. Papers on Tripos reform are particularly extensive. They include the papers of the Cambridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1876 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: Within the archives of the Faculty of History, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Certain other records are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: Section 41 information provided in confidence. Restrictions are clearly indicated as part of individual catalogue entries.
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Arthur Bernard Cook: Notebooks and Theocritus Material

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7347
Scope and Contents Early notebooks, notes for Cook's lectures, and material relating to Theocritus.
Dates: 1887-1940 (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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Benedetto Varchi: Storia Fiorentia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4232
Scope and Contents Vol. I, 502 folios: (p. iii) title; (p. vii) list of contents to both volumes; (p. 1) dedicatory epistle to Cosmo de' Medici, Duke of Florence; (p. 11) preface; (p. 15) text. The volume ends in Bk XI on p. 359 of the printed edition of 1721. The companion volume is missing.
Dates: circa 1750 (copy of original printed in 1721)
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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Biography of a Nation, 1954-05 - 1980-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the publication and reissue of the book by JEP and Angus Maude, with correspondents including: representatives of the Garnstone Press Limited (6); representatives of John Baker Publishers Limited (8); Angus Maude on the book's original publication, additions and a reissue (8); Sir Charles Petrie, suggesting a revised edition; Dermot Morrah; representatives of Phoenix House Limited, on the original publication and a cheap edition (17); [Isaac] James Pitman [Chairman, Sir Isaac...
Dates: 1954-05 - 1980-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Biography of a Nation, 1955-07 - 1956-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/4/12
Scope and Contents Press cuttings of reviews of the book by JEP and Angus Maude.
Dates: 1955-07 - 1956-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cinnus Historicus, a historical miscellany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3454
Scope and Contents Beg.: 'I intending (Deare sonne John) to spend ...' Ends: '... and weepe for the Miseries of others.' Unprinted. Dated 1667 at p. 176. On flyleaf: 'Isaac Hodgson' (in 19th cent. hand).
Dates: 1667
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 of Irish historical and literary compositions, compiled for Sean Bhailis (John Walsh)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3095
Scope and Contents Contents: Geoffrey Keating, MS copy of his History of Ireland, printed by Irish Texts Soc., 4 vols, London, 1902-14; 'Ionnsuighe Mhuighe Leana', text belonging to the 'short recension' of the MS described by K. Jackson, Cath Maighe Léna, Dublin, 1938; 'Cath Mhuighe Muchroimhe', not the version edited by W. Stokes (Revue Celtique 13 (1892), but probably that in modern Irish mentioned by him at pp. 428-9; Toruigheacht Cheallachain Caisil, MS version of text edited by A. Bugge, Oslo, 1905; 'Cath...
Dates: June 1759
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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Correspondence between GJ and Lord Thomas of Swynnerton [Hugh Thomas], 1969 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/4/14
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Thomas's history of the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis (including typescript from [? 'Cuba, or the Pursuit of Freedom']); and articles by Thomas on Europe.
Dates: 1969 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Courtney Stanhope Kenny papers, 1708 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.
Dates: 1708 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
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English translation of Khairuddin Muhammad of Allahbad's History of Jaunpur

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3866
Scope and Contents Oval Indian stamp at fo. 85v. Attached at end are 3pp. of notes on villages in the district.
Dates: Sept. 1857-Apr. 1858
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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Eugene O'Curry: Leabhar na Huidri

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6624
Scope and Contents A facsimile transcript (including coloured initials) of the Leabhar na Huidri made by Eugene O'Curry, 152 folios. The transcript was probably made for Dr J. H. Todd, whose bookplate is inside the front cover and who has made occasional marginal notes in pencil. Notes by the transcriber are on on slips attached to fos 127 and 139. Many leaves are left blank to indicate gaps in the archetype.
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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Francis Blomefield: Historical notes on Suffolk and Cambridgeshire parishes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3390
Scope and Contents (pp. viii-196) Suffolk; (pp. 215-365) Cambridgeshire. Both counties ordered alphabetically. The vol. has been ruled for accounts. p. 295: 'I was here [Impington, Cambridgeshire] Ap. 9, 1726', with (p. 296) sketch of Impington Church. Stamps, inscriptions, and bookplates of Blomefield, Craven Ord, and Sir Thomas Phillipps.
Dates: 1723-1726
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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Frederic William Maitland: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-7009
Scope and Contents Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.
Dates: 1884-1908
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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Fuentès y Guzmàn: History of Guatemala

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6625
Scope and Contents The first part of the History of Guatemala written in 1690 by Francisco Antonio de Fuentès y Guzmán and dedicated to Charles II of Spain, 526 folios. The work is divided into a dedication (fo. iv), a preface (fo. 1v), sixteen books of text (fo.7) and a summary of contents (fo. 518). On fo. 487v is a rough plan of the town of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico, with rough drawings of buildings. On a fly-leaf is the name 'J. M. Bolio M. 1916', and on fo. i is the following note: 'The concluding two parts...
Dates: 1800 (Circa (copy of the original of 1690))
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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F.W. Maitland manuscripts, 1884 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/MAI
Scope and Contents Also with a scrapbook compiled by Fredegond Shove
Dates: 1884 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 Sub-Series

GJ's school and university notebooks, 1917 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 3/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1917 - 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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'Hawkes vs. Doves', book written by Noel-Baker; with annotations, 1976 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR AS 3
Scope and Contents Written by Noel-Baker, edited by Frank Field and a later draft of 'Third Time Dead', c. 1976 - 1978. Annotations date from c. 2011. Includes Chapters 1 - 42, in the original order Frank Field was editing.
Dates: 1976 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Historia Arabum, extracts from part I

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3869
Scope and Contents Appended by Abraham Ecchellensis to his edition of the 'Chronicon Orientale', Paris, 1651. The extracts are from chs 20 (fos 1-15), 4 (fos 16-19), 6-9 (fos 20-67), 11-19 (fos 68-162), 21-3 (fos 163-87), and are written on the recto throughout. There are a few notes on the verso, in the same hand: in Latin at fos 49v-50v, 59v, 62v, and in English at fos 53v and 67v, as well as at foot of fo. 1. Verso otherwise blank, as are fos 188-92. Index in same hand at fos i-vi.
Dates: 1816 (date of copy from watermark)
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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History of France from Louis XII to Henri IV

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6756
Scope and Contents Written in an early nineteenth century hand, and possibly a translation, 182 folios. Fos i, xi, 169, and the verso throughout are blank.
Dates: 1800 (Early 19th cent)
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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History of Ireland and Related Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4341
Scope and Contents An anonymous historical compilation in two parts, each preceded by a preface, and copiously annotated. Book I (fos 1-56) comprises 47 chapters, consisting of annals of the history of Ireland to the time of Conn Cedchathach, said by the author to be taken mainly from the works of Keating, O'Flaherty and Warner, and serving as the introduction to Book II. Book II consists of translations from Irish of (1) the narrative of the battle of Maighe Lena (fos 58-92), from a manuscript of the 'short...
Dates: 1790 (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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Italian History

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4438
Scope and Contents 'Delle historie memorabili contiene le Guerre d'Italia de' nostri tempi', possibly in the author's own hand.
Dates: 1656 (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, 1st Baron Acton: Letters to him concerning the Cambridge Modern History

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6443
Scope and Contents A collection of letters to Lord Acton, nearly all relating to the Cambridge Modern History. The principal correspondent is his co-editor W.A.J. Archbold; the remainder are for the most part potential or actual contributors to the History, replying to Acton's invitations to take part or writing about their contributions. Appended are a further letter of A.W. Ward, 1914, and one of Herbert Butterfield, 1964, relating to the collection, and a few miscellaneous papers. 291 items.
Dates: 1896-1899
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 in...
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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