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Falkland Islands

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

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).
 Item

Hooker tells me that Oxalis enneafolia lives close to coast on Falklands so that it must often be washed by spray, 1809-02-12 - 1882-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 68: 91
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-02-12 - 1882-02-12
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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In the Missionary account at Falkland Is Jemmy Button is said to have nodded his head, 1860-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 195.3: 1r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1860-02-26
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.
 Fonds

Itinerary of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1792-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 197
Scope and Contents

From the ship's departure from the Falkland Islands in December 1791 until its arrival at Nootka Sound in June 1792; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks from a report by Thomas Dobson.

Dates: 1792-07-20
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).
 Fonds

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 [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] memo in with sketches, small parts excised;, 1838-11-01 - 1839-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 20-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] memo in with sketches, small parts excised;


(Letter)

Dates: 1838-11-01 - 1839-04-30
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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Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] P S only,, 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 26-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] P S only,


(Letter)

Dates: 1843-05-10
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.
 Item

Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] (part of letter at See DAR 39: 26-27), 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 66-67
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] (part of letter at See DAR 39: 26-27)


(Letter)

Dates: 1843-05-10
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.
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1792-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 86-87
Scope and Contents

Providing a short account of their passage to the Falkland Islands and a heavy storm encountered there.

Dates: 1792-04-16
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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Mr Norman / T[ierra] del Fuego Falkland Islands Kerguelen Land / 5 & upwards [versus] 3, 2, 1, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 16: 136a-136b
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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NS I Chap 5-65 Letter, 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.1: 70-74
Scope and Contents

[Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin


Letter; written at [Falkland Islands]; incomplete Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands]; incomplete


(Letter)

Dates: 1843-05-10
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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NS I Chap 6-11 Note, 1856-03-01 - 1856-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B17-B18
Scope and Contents

Notes by Capt Sulivan on the Falkland Islds


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-03-01 - 1856-03-31
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 Distribution of animals-161 Note, 1856-07-01 - 1856-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 206-207
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-07-01 - 1856-07-31
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 Embryology-19 Note, 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.6: 25r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30
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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NS II Means of distribution-60 Note, 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 60r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31
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.
 Series

Pastel portraits: 'Warriors of the Empire', 1939-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9397/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: During the Second World War, Earl was commissioned to prepare a series of pastel portraits of service men and women from what were then British dominions and colonies (described as 'Empire servicemen'), including Trinida, Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia [i.e. Zimbabwe] and Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]. The portraits were exhibited at the Royal Empire (late Commonwealth) Society in December 1945 as 'Warriors of the Empire'. The collection also includes a series of portraits of North American...
Dates: 1939-1945
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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