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Geography

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Cambridge University Geographical Club records, 1921 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.IX.11-19A
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: Records in this category - Minutes of University associations and clubs, occasionally with related records - cover staff social and trades union associations, University fund-raising bodies and research groups, and student clubs.
Dates: 1921 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on geography and hydrography, 1923 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/126
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding geography and hydrography, relating to the review of the International Hydrographic Bureau (Monaco), Royal Observatory reports, chronometer stock and distances. The papers include correspondence with the Newfoundland High Commissioner's Office and a copy of pages 11-18 of 'The Prime Meridian' by W.G. Perrin.
Dates: 1923 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Diary of Libyan Desert Expedition

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND AS
Scope and Contents Copy of Peel's diary, kept during an expedition to Libya and Egypt led by Brigadier Ralph Bagnold, in areas including Wadi el Aqaba and the Gilf Kebir Plateau.
Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-04
Conditions Governing Access: The diary is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Dictata Mathematica

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8458
Scope and Contents A manuscript comprising Computus Ecclesiasticus, Introductio ad Geographiam, Tractatus de Sphoera, Epitome Astronomia, and Astrolabium sev. Plani-Sphaerium.
Dates: 1631
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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Geography, c 1650-c 1777

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.
Dates: c 1650-c 1777
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Geography and Cartography 1, 1945 - 1991-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/80
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1945 - 1991-05-13
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Geography and Cartography 2, 1945 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/81
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1945 - 1989
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Gordon Manley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8386
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Manley's work in England and overseas
Dates: 1920-1980 (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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Journal of a Tour to Russia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8720
Scope and Contents Travel journal in the form of letters to 'J.H.' - John Henniker(-Major), who succeeded his father as 2nd Lord Henniker in 1803, 375 pages. The journal describes, in a series of letters, 'A Northern Tour in the Years 1775 and 1776 through Copenhagen and Petersburgh to the River Swir joining the Lakes of Onega and Ladoga'. It includes sketches of scenery, architecture and modes of transport. In the inside cover is the bookplate of Lord Henniker (1804) and a cutting from an unnamed sale catalogue,...
Dates: 1775-1776
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 to Edgar W. Cox, 16 Jun 1912 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 9750/312-317
Scope and Contents Five letters and one testimonial addressed to Edgar William Cox and 'Mon General'. Includes: (MS Add. 9570/312) Letter from George Frederick Charles Searle to Cox, 16 June 1912 on how to address optical questions in a book probably a revised edition of a Textbook of Topographical and Geographical Surveying. ; (MS Add. 9750/313) letter from Walter Coote Hedley, Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office, Whitehall, SW to Cox, 30 April 1915 thanking him for 'your book on the Bosches'...
Dates: 16 Jun 1912 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Minutes of the Board of Geographical Studies, successor and subordinate bodies, 1904 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.31-2 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.
Dates: 1904 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer. Records containing personal data are restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation.
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North/South Divide, 1985 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/28
Scope and Contents Working papers on the North/South divide in Britain. Consists largely of press cuttings, with Mark Abrams's notes and draft papers.
Dates: 1985 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Paper by K. M. Buchanan entitled 'The Changing Face of China', 1959

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/83
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1959
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Papers on chronology, geography and tides, 1868 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/482
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on chronology, geography and tides. The correspondents include J.R. Hind, R.A. Proctor, W.H. Smith, J.W. Bosanquet, W. Thomson, C.T. Beke, E. Guest, A. de Morgan, J.N. Blakesley, W.H. Miller, H.E. Stanley, F. Struve, H.W. Bates, C.E. Delaunay, F. Galton, E.J. Routh, J. Challis, A. d'Abbadie, W.H.F. Talbot, H. James, J.S. Russell, T.A.B. Spratt, H.J. Rose, R. Ellis and G.T. Clark. There are papers and maps relating to ancient eclipses; a set of rules for...
Dates: 1868 - 1872
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Papers on chronology, geography and tides, 1857 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/472
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on chronology, geography and the tides. The correspondents include W. Whewell, J.C. Adams, J.R. Hind, J.W. Bosanquet, W.H. Barlow, P.A. Hansen, J.F. Encke, W.H. Smyth, J.B. Biot, J. Washington, W.H. Miller, M. Corbeaux, J. Lee, R. Fitzroy, J.W. Blakesley, Lord Lindsay, J. Williams, J. Wood, P.S. Stanhope, G. Dawson, J.F. Burgoyne, W. Selwyn and D. Livingstone. There is a paper on the date of the death of Olaf the Fat (Saint Olave); a geometric projection of...
Dates: 1857 - 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Papers on chronology, geography and tides, 1862 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/477
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on chronology, geography and tides. The correspondents include J.R. Hind, A. Way, J. Washington, W.H. Smyth, E. Cardwell, C.A. Young, J. Thompson, R. Fitzroy, P.S. Stanhope, A. Cayley, W. Spottiswoode, R.I. Murchison, G. Everest, W. Selwyn, J.D. Forbes, J.H. Speke, G. Grote and T. Cooke. There are calculations of ancient eclipses; a printed paper by P.A. Hansen on secular variation of the mean longitude of the Moon; papers and a tracing relating to Airy's paper...
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Personal Papers of E Joan (Wilson) Miller, 1943 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Miller
Scope and Contents The papers listed here comprise a miscellany of items relating chiefly to E J W M's Girton years, together with letters to E J W M from Nancy Ball and Celia von Abendorff (née Dodd), two of her Girton contemporaries with whom she also attended the Cambridge Training College, 1944-45.
Dates: 1943 - 2015
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Scheme of Observations Recommended to a Traveller, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.10: 51-52
Scope and Contents Under the subject headings: astronomy, geography, navigation, mechanics and minerology.
Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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School Classics Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5979
Scope and Contents A classics notebook compiled apparently by Richard Williamson, 231 folios. There are loose sheets in the volume from a printed work, one of which has the manuscript note 'Mr. E.R. Williamson. To the care of Revd. D. Williamson Deans Yard Westminster'. According to a list of contents and subject index on folios ii-iv, the book is divided into three sections, 'geography and places', 'philosophy and persons' and 'antiquities and things', which, however, are intermingled in the text. On fos...
Dates: 1811-1840
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 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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