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Brazil

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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A journal of the situation of HMS Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 139-145
Scope and Contents

As shown by the log, by Mr Earnshaw's three timekeepers, by Mr Arnold's two timekeepers, and also by lunar observations. The journal includes a summary of the latitudes and longitudes of 'most of the remarkable places seen in the voyage' [RGO 14/68: 145v].

Dates: 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16
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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Accounts of an offical visit to Brazil, 1946-01 - 1946-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 9/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1946-01 - 1946-02
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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Briefings for meetings, 1990-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/106
Scope and Contents

Briefings for and notes on meetings with: Emeka Anyaoku, Commonwealth Secretary General; Friends of the Earth; Thabo Mbeki, African National Congress; Luiz Lula da Silva, Brazilian Workers Party; the Venezuelan Foreign Minister [Reinaldo Figueredo]; David Levy, Israeli Foreign Minister.

Dates: 1990-09
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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Clutterbuck's reports on his visits to Brazil and Argentina, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLBK 5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers relating to Clutterbuck's work and research on political issues including unrest and terrorism.

Dates: 1980
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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Correspondence on observations given, 1893 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/179
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Dr J. Pulisa, Vienna, concerning errors in lunar places, February 1893.Letter from the Danish Hydrographer requesting errors of the Moon's place for September 1893, the reply enclosing this information, and the Hydrographer's acknowledgement, 1894.Correspondence with Miss Eleen S. Alkins concerning whether Virgo and Scorpius are one constellation, 1894.Correspondence with the Radcliffe Observatory concerning errors in clock stars and the angles for...
Dates: 1893 - 1899
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 with foreign observatories, 1953 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/431
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with foreign observatories, including those in Finland, Belgium, Mexico, South Africa (the Union Observatory), Italy, Sweden, Japan, Switzerland, Rome, Argentina and Brazil.

Dates: 1953 - 1958
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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Expression queries (answers summarised geographically): China, Brazil, South America, North America, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 186: 25r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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Galapagos Insects, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B7
Scope and Contents

Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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George Ramsay, 12th Earl of Dalhousie: Naval Notebooks, South America Station

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9278
Scope and Contents

Notebooks describing actions during the war between Brazil and Paraguay, relations with South American peoples, Portugal, Brazil, France, and Spain; Ramsay's visit to Falkland Islands; and his views on politics, the Navy, and world events. The first volume covers 8 June 1866-3 May 1868; the second 4 May 1868-31 May 1869.

Dates: 8 June 1866-31 May 1869
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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Intercrossing plants of the 7 s[elf] fertilised generation (with Ipomaea & Mimulus), 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 76: B151
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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Invertebrates-65 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 81: 117
Scope and Contents

Get Isle of Wight number of the Locustidae


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; written at B[ritish] Mus[eum]


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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Itineraries: Brazil, 1975-09 - 1976-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/53
Scope and Contents

Papers from CS's visit to Brazil for trade talks, September-October 1975, including: programme; press cuttings; texts of speeches by the Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Antonio Azeredo da Silveira, on the world economy and international relations, and text of CS's speech at a luncheon in his honour.

Dates: 1975-09 - 1976-02
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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Journal of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1791-12-05 - 1792-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 136-195
Scope and Contents A copy of journal entries written by Gooch while travelling on the Daedalus ship from Rio de Janeiro. In addition to accounts of daily life on the ship, the journal includes descriptions of Rio de Janeiro and his impressions of its people, customs and dress, with comments on the slave trade, crime and punishment, and the country’s natural resources [Mm.6.48: 139v-160v]. It also includes descriptions of the Falkland Islands and of a sea-lion hunt there [Mm.6.48: 161v-176r]; an account of...
Dates: 1791-12-05 - 1792-05-08
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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Letter from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 370-371
Scope and Contents

Informing the Board of Longitude that he had sent a printed copy (in Portuguese) of his 'theory of the universe founded on the fluctuation of the satellites and the anti-gravitation of the sun'. He also mentions that as a Portuguese national he had studied astronomy in Europe, and laments the difficulty of pursuing it in Brazil.

Dates: 1827-07-04
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 William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1787-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 269-276
Scope and Contents

Reporting on observations made at the Island of Enxadas, Rio de Janeiro. The letter includes mention of a visit by two astronomers from Portugal employed to settle the limits between the Spanish and Portuguese settlements in Brazil.

Dates: 1787-09-03
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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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1928 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/16
Scope and Contents Written from the Travellers' Club and Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, Wemyss Castle in Fife, the Naval & Military Club, 10 Clarges Street and the Beefsteak Club in London, Eleven Grand Parade in Portsmouth, Permanbuc [Permanbuco], the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Avenida Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro and the Esplanada Hotel in Sao Paolo in Brazil, the Plaza Hotel in Buenos Aires in Argentina and the Royal-Palace near Clermont in France. Subjects include Wemyss' work for British Oil...
Dates: 1928 - 1931
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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Mimosa marginata [with diagram] [application of water], 1873-10-06 - 1873-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209.2: 70-73
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin See item 71 small part in hand of Emma Darwin née Wedgwood


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Dates: 1873-10-06 - 1873-11-26
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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Minister's office: personal correspondence, 1973-08 - 1973-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/9/12
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir John Tilney; Sir [James] Harwood Harrison; Sir Edwin Leather, Governor of Bermuda; Airey Neave; 6th Lord Carrington, Conservative Party Chairman.

Also includes: note for and text of an address by JA on doing business with Brazil.

Dates: 1973-08 - 1973-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Mr Darwin received, as he informs me, about two years ago a letter from the Baron de Villa Franca in Brazil, 1880-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 207: 4
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; in envelope 'Box B 41g C D on a letter from the Baron de Villa Franca'


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Dates: 1880-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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My father said what a change had come over the methods of science, 1880-10-01 - 1880-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 107: A1r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Sir Francis Darwin


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Dates: 1880-10-01 - 1880-10-31
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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NS I Glacial Period-45 Note, 1862-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E54r
Scope and Contents

Brazil 6000-7000ft / Sandwich Is / Jamaica / Cape of Good Hope / Australian Alps [lists of species found there]


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1862-04-20
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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NS II Distribution of animals-85 Note, 1844-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 109r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1844-02-22
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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NS II Distribution of animals-102 Note, 1846-02-01 - 1846-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 126r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1846-02-01 - 1846-02-28
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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NS II Geographical distribution and species-47 Note, 1847-01-01 - 1847-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 59r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1847-01-01 - 1847-12-31
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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NS II Means of distribution-91 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 93r
Scope and Contents

Geographical Distrib[ution] / In arguing that adaptability of structures does not account for facts


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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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