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Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:

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Musical compositions, c. 1640

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.14.24
Scope and Contents

Each page is ruled for five staves of four-line music. On 56 of the pages there are harmonised dance-tunes, similar to those in MS Dd.02.11; the remaining pages are not used.

Dates: c. 1640
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Musical compositions, c 1671

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.48
Scope and Contents

Each page is ruled for four lines of music. The first 19 and the last 26 leaves contain dance-tunes and 'ayres' written on staves of six lines; the remaining leaves are blank. The notes to be played are indicated by letters between the lines, the length of the notes is marked by minims, etc., above the staves.

Dates: c 1671
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Musical Society (DCMS), 1910 - 2020

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Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCCS/5/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Records of Downing College Musical Society and Dramatic Society (now Downing Dramatic Society).

Dates: 1910 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series (such as minutes) are subject to closure periods for GDPR and confidentiality reasons.
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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal Papers of Sophia Adelaide Turle, 1877 - 2004

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Turle
Scope and Contents

The small miscellany of papers listed here includes the following: four volumes of Sophia Turle's personal diaries; one photograph of Sophia Turle; some biographical materials concerning not only Sophia Turle but also her father James Turle and her sister Caroline Turle; and four letters written to Sophia Turle by her sister Mary Turle.

Dates: 1877 - 2004
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Photographs and family documentation

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10371/C
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The archive is not yet fully catalogued. In order to discuss access please contact the music or manuscripts department.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Go-Gu., 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/75A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association]; Mrs S Gould (7); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (7).Subjects include: reparations to Jews; loss of SS Almeda Star; Conservative Central Office guidance to candidates in the 1945 General Election on opticians; Women's Land Army; bomb damage repair and rehousing; war widows' pensions; land reclamation for agriculture;...
Dates: 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - E., 18 Nov 1954 - 11 Jan 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/92A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); Gordon Wilson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; J R Jameson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Education (5); E S Sledmere, Honorary Secretary, Wanstead and Woodford Catholic Parents and Electors Association (5); Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Robert Armstrong [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster], Private...
Dates: 18 Nov 1954 - 11 Jan 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 209 - 213, closed for 75 years until 2031 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1943 - Jun 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "E R" [Eleanor Roosevelt] and John Russell [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington [United States]) (2) on communications with a US sculptor Stirling Calder and his bust of WSC; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry], High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey, Chilean Ambassador [to Great Britain] Manuel Bianchi, and Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia] Jan Sramek, on WSC's health problems; Sir...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jun 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/467
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambton praising WSC's broadcast [of ?21 March]; [Sir Alan] Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on having lunched with WSC; Harold Laski sending on a Queen Anne proclamation; [General Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] sending on items (2); Major-General Sir Andrew McCulloch on a pipe march composed in WSC's honour by Pipe-Major A Lewis; Reverend James Little, Oliver Locker-Lampson, and Cyril Maude on WSC's health; Guy...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H., 20 Dec 1945 - 16 Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/150A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Hacking, Vice-President, the Travel Association (2); Edward [1st Lord Halifax, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including speeches by WSC on foreign affairs and the funeral of Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser to Franklin Roosevelt, former President of the United States] (4); Sir Lionel Halsey; Sir Ian Hamilton (2); Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon; Sir Patrick Hannon; May, Lady Harcourt (2); Douglas...
Dates: 20 Dec 1945 - 16 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence R., 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/154
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Ramsay on his brother Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay [Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force] (3); Clement Attlee, [Prime Minister] on Ramsay, and the memorial for Franklin Roosevelt (3); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] (8) on subjects including an honour for Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay; J Arthur Rank on films for WSC (2); Mary Stocks, Principal, Westfield College, University...
Dates: 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa - Sm., 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/176A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Salisbury (2); "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's views on postponing the Festival [of Britain] and embarrassment to "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay, Chairman, Festival of Britain Council], and his own inability to be a delegate to the Council of Europe (5); Sir Arthur Salter; 1st Lord Samuel; Sir Malcolm Sargent, Musical Director, Savoy Theatre, inviting WSC to the opening night of "Patience"; David Sarnoff; John Howard, Chairman, Eastern...
Dates: 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence Sa - St., 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/208
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's party political broadcast (22 December 1951); 1st Lord Samuel (2); Samuel Hammersley; Thomas Driberg [later Lord Bradwell] on a proposed broadcast debate between WSC and Herbert Morrison [Deputy Prime Minister]; Michael Foot on the proposed debate; Donald Murray, Foreign Office; "Pepe", Duke de San Lucar la Mayor; Sir John Dalton on the Savage Club; Sir Douglas Savory on forecasts of the 2nd World War;...
Dates: 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Ralph Griffin: Index of music

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6870
Scope and Contents

Index of Manuscript Music for Lute, Cither, Recorder, Violin, Bass Viol etc. by Ralph Griffin F. S. A., copied from R. Griffin's manuscript catalogue by A. F. Scholfield and D.N. Walker, written on slips in pencil. 157 folios.

Dates: 1820-1834
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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Records of the Cambridge Gamelan Society, 1981 - 2000

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XXXIII
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1981 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Records of the Cambridge University Jazz Club, 1940 - 1979

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.77
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1940 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Records of the Cambridge University Musical Club, 1889 - 2010

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XVI
Scope and Contents

The records relate to the organisation and administration of the society, its financial affairs, membership, musical activities and the development and running of its Library of books and music. They include records relating to Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra, Oxford and Cambridge Musical Club and the Oxford University Musical Union.

Dates: 1889 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: A 30 closure period is imposed on membership records, under the transfer terms.
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Records of the Cambridge University Musical Society, 1843 - 2016

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XV
Scope and Contents

All aspects of Society activity are reflected in the archives from the early years onwards; the programme and scrapbook sequences being particularly full.

Dates: 1843 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Repertorium Antiphonarum Florentinarum

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6674
Scope and Contents

Antiphons and hymns with notation sung at chief festivals through the year in Florence Cathedral. Large artificial hand of the 18th Century with a later, rougher hand at p. 90v. 110 pages.

Dates: 1750 (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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Robert Willis: General catalogue of writers on music and sound

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4307
Scope and Contents

A catalogue of writers on music and sound in general, arranged in alphabetical order, with the entries in various languages, 52 folios. The catalogue was compiled by Robert Willis, and based upon earlier lists. The books that were in Willis' possession are marked as such. There are additions by John Willis Clark, including a list of three books on dancing (fo. 51v). There are also additional entries by Willis on the versos.

Dates: 1872 (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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Sedley Taylor: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6290
Scope and Contents

Includes sketch book containing sketches of Swiss mountain scenery, lists of letter writers in CUL MS Add.6247, various music copied by, or associated with, Mary Anne Bacon and music composed by Sedley Taylor.

Dates: 1825-1826 (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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Sheet music, c 1884-1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW IV 3
Scope and Contents

Set of bound sheet music, mostly for piano, belonging to Lady Randolph Churchill.

Dates: c 1884-1900
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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Sheet music dedicated to Lady Randolph Churchill, originally written by Pietro Nardini and transcribed for piano by Oscar Beringer, 1900-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The 'Churchill Additional' collection is distinct from Sir Winston Churchill's own papers because the 'Churchill Additional' material has a different provenance (it was not maintained with Sir Winston's own archive) and cannot be considered as having been generated by the same processes as Sir Winston's papers. Much of the collection was not generated, accumulated or received by Churchill, but came from various different sources. It includes a diverse range of material: correspondence, with...
Dates: 1900-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.