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Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

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Attendance book for meetings of the Ambarum, 1903-04-27 - 1911-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.42.1
Scope and Contents The volume comprises society membership lists (front and rear) which are annotated with term and home address, committee positions held and dates of death; and, in the main part of the volume, records meetings of the group. Each entry details the date and location of meeting, the names of those in attendance and gives what may be a score for an unidentified game played between opposing teams from each of the universities.
Dates: 1903-04-27 - 1911-11-10
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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Box 8: Oxford.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8386/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers relating to Manley's work in England and overseas
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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Confirmed minutes, 1823 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/8
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, experiments to discover the longitude of Falmouth; instruments required by Fearon Fallows at the Cape of Good Hope; Sir Humphrey Davy's suggestion of publishing a catalogue of double stars by John Herschel and Sir James South; Johann Tiarks's trip to Heligoland to discover the longitude of the island and its relative position to both the coast of Germany and Greenwich; the purchase of a 14-foot reflecting telescope for the...
Dates: 1823 - 1829
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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Correspondence of James Dixon (1813-1896), 1849-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6604
Scope and Contents Correspondence, in various hands. The letters deal for the most part with printers' and other errors discovered by James Dixon in the published works of the various correspondents. The correspondents include J. Dixon; T.B. Macaulay, Lord Macaulay; J.B. Marsden; R. Martineau; Mrs Gaskell; W. Whewell; J. Hutchison; F.O. Morris; W.E.H. Lecky; J. Bigelow; J. Morley, Viscount Morley; M. Pattison; C.R. Darwin; M. Arnold; E. Dowden; A. Austin; G.A. Sala; J.A. Froude; M. Napier; and H.Anstey.
Dates: 1849-1884
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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Correspondence on terrestrial longitude, 1833 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence on finding terrestrial longitude by testing chronometers at the culmination of Moon and stars. There is material on the longitudes of Chelmsford, Limerick, Port Stephen (Australia), Paris, Edinburgh, Antwerp, Dublin, Armagh, Cambridge, Oxford, Bedford, Hartwell, Portsmouth, Devonport, Hamburg, Liverpool and Regent's Park. The correspondents include E.J. Cooper, J.C. Fremont, P.P. King, W.H.C. Bartlett, Sir F. Beaufort, G. Fisher, E. Sabine, T. Henderson, R. Sheepshanks, J....
Dates: 1833 - 1848
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).
 Sub-Series

Correspondence with telegraph companies, 1860 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/630
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various telegraph companies concerned mainly with the failure of time signals, the refurbishment and repairs of wires, the connections with the Royal Observatory, and the trials of overhead wires. There are papers regarding tests on the Dartford Earth current wires; the damage and restoration of telegraph wires due to snowstorms; Airy's details of telegraphic equipment and methods employed at the Royal Observatory, found in 'Description of the galvanic connexions'; a...
Dates: 1860 - 1866
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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From Henry Boswell to E.N. Bloomfield, Oxford, 6 Feb. 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8184/43
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Eagle was a keen botanist, with a particular interest in mosses and lichens, which are the subject of most of the present correspondence. After Eagle's death his collection of mosses was bought by Sir Henry Bunbury (1778-1860), 7th Baronet, of Barton Hall near Bury (Add.8184/42). Some or all of Eagle's botanical correspondence seems to have passed to his fellow Bury botanist, Edmund Skepper (1825-67). Skepper's widow gave the letters of William Wilson listed below (and probably also the other...
Dates: 6 Feb. 1886
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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From Siegfried Sassoon, No 3 Southern General Hospital, Somerville College, Oxford, 4 Aug. 1916 (Circa, year taken from postmark)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/28
Scope and Contents Robert Graves is alive; is convalescing in England; 'The Father': 'an absurd poem', was influenced by Spoon River, that 'nasty book'
Dates: 4 Aug. 1916 (Circa, year taken from postmark)
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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From Siegfried Sassoon, Oxford, 20 Mar. 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/54
Scope and Contents G[abriel Atkin] returns to Newcastle tomorrow, 'having successfully got rid of his gratuity'; wants E M Forster to write for the Daily Herald, of which he has become literary editor
Dates: 20 Mar. 1918
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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Gauge map

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/300
Scope and Contents An undated map showing the effect of laying the narrow gauge in addition to the broad gauge between Oxford, Basingstoke and London.
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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Letter from A. Robertson and S.P. Rigaud to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-04-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 74
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.
Dates: 1823-04-22
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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Letter from Albert Venn Dicey to Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin; written at Oxford, 1895-12-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 219.7: 6
Scope and Contents Letter from Albert Venn Dicey to Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1895-12-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Arthur Sidgwick to HJ, Woodstock Road, Oxford, 11 July 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5958/22/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This group of papers concerns one stage in the long campaign to relax the hold of compulsory Greek on the University's curriculum and examinations, culminating in the publication of two reports by the Studies and Examinations Syndicate in 1904 and 1906.
Dates: 11 July 1903
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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Letter from Benjamin Collins Brodie jr to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford, 1870-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 315
Scope and Contents Letter from Benjamin Collins Brodie jr to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1870-06-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Charles Pritchard to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Oxford, 1888-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 3169
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Pritchard to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1888-04-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Charles Pritchard to Thomas George Bonney; written at Oxford postcard, 1885-05-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 262.15: 101
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Pritchard to Thomas George Bonney; written at Oxford postcard
(Letter)
Dates: 1885-05-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Edith Evans to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford, 1882-01-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 201: 9
Scope and Contents Letter from Edith Evans to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-01-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Edward Hartopp Cradock née Grove to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford, 1882-07-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 112: A16-A17
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Hartopp Cradock née Grove to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-07-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Eleanor Corbet to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford, 1866-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 161: 225
Scope and Contents Letter from Eleanor Corbet to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1866-12-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Elinor Mary Dicey née Bonham Carter to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford, 1887-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 199.5: 27
Scope and Contents Letter from Elinor Mary Dicey née Bonham Carter to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1887-12-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Ellen Darwin née Crofts to Sir Francis Darwin; written at [Oxford] in with envelope, 1885-11-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 199.2: 11
Scope and Contents Letter from Ellen Darwin née Crofts to Sir Francis Darwin; written at [Oxford] in with envelope
(Letter)
Dates: 1885-11-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Francis Sorrell Arnold to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford, 1882-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 198: 4
Scope and Contents Letter from Francis Sorrell Arnold to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-06-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Friedrich Max Müller to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford, 1875-10-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 171: 286
Scope and Contents Letter from Friedrich Max Müller to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1875-10-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Geoffrey Douglas Hale Carpenter to Osbert John Radclyffe Howarth; written at Oxford See items 262.20: 1-5 in with envelope annotated by Osbert John Radclyffe Howarth in outer Down House envelope, 1882-11-27 - 1953-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 262.20: 5
Scope and Contents Letter from Geoffrey Douglas Hale Carpenter to Osbert John Radclyffe Howarth; written at Oxford See items 262.20: 1-5 in with envelope annotated by Osbert John Radclyffe Howarth in outer Down House envelope
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-11-27 - 1953-11-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from George Rolleston to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford, 1861-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 176: 206
Scope and Contents Letter from George Rolleston to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Oxford
(Letter)
Dates: 1861-04-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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