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Falkland Islands

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
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Observations in the voyage of the Daedalus, 1791 - 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/63
Scope and Contents Astronomical observations, rough calculations and notes; many pages are inverted. The volume also includes a number of rough sketches [RGO 14/63: 232v; RGO 14/63: 244v; and RGO 14/63: 377r]; a draft letter [to Lieutenant Hergest] written in English but partly using Greek script concerning a dispute about going on shore near Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, and Hergest’s accusations that Gooch ‘stole out of the ship’ without speaking to him first [RGO 14/63: 311r-312r]; translations of Polynesian...
Dates: 1791 - 1792
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 about memorials to Admiral Sturdee, 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 6/4
Scope and Contents

With photographs of his funeral (7) and a photograph of the memorial to the Battle of the Falklands in the Falkland Islands.

Dates: 1925 - 1927
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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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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Photographs of Admiral Sturdee's return from the Battle of the Falklands, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 4/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising correspondence, log books, scrapbooks, press cuttings, drawings and photographs.
Also with some papers about Admiral Sturdee's death, 1925-35.

Dates: 1914
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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Political and other papers: Falkland Islands, 1974-07 - 1985-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/4
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence with various associations related to the Falklands on the sovereignty and economic development of the islands.

Also includes an extract from Hansard on the Middle East.

Dates: 1974-07 - 1985-04
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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Press cuttings, 1985-08 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/17
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers, NUM]; state funding for trades union ballots; NK’s meeting with Raul Alfonsin, President of Argentina, over the Falkland Islands; divisions in the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; Scargill’s victory in a Trades Union Congress ballot on a reimbursement of NUM funds confiscated during the miners’ strike; launch of a joint Labour/TUC policy document, "A New Partnership - A New...
Dates: 1985-08 - 1985-09
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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Press cuttings relating to the Falklands War, April- July 1982, 1982-04 - 1982-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/16/10
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series describes the contents of the personal filing kept by Margaret Thatcher’s while at No 10 Downing Street and are items which were of particular interest or importance to her. Many of these papers complement or are duplicated in other series. This personal files series was added to after her departure from Downing Street in 1990. There are some papers from Margaret Thatcher's early political career (1949-), but generally very little before she became Prime Minister in 1979....
Dates: 1982-04 - 1982-07
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Sketches of islands 'discovered', rough calculations and tables, 1791 - 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 71*r-150v
Scope and Contents

Set of rough astronomical calculations, with tables, notes, and sketches of islands ‘discovered’; the islands are unnamed, although reference points are sometimes given, such as ‘Island A’ [RGO 14/62: 141*v], or ‘Bay at C’ [RGO 14/62: 79v]. Interspersed among the notes are occasional doodles by Gooch [RGO 14/62: 88v], [RGO 14/62: 124r], and translations of [Polynesian] words [RGO 14/62: 124r], [RGO 14/62: 126-127], [RGO 14/62: 141*v].
Some pages are inverted in the volume.

Dates: 1791 - 1792
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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Speeches and articles, 1983-01 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/64
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the Falkland Islands and the Franks Report; defence; the Horn of Africa and Aden Committee; the Trade Union Bill; South Africa; the future of Hong Kong; the report of the Civil Aviation Authority on increasing competition among British airlines.

Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
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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Transcript of interview: Adrian Sindall, 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 120
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2008
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: David Tatham, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 161
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Adrian Beamish, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 197
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Stewart Eldon, 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 159
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir William Harding, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 143
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2014
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: William Fullerton, 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 153
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Visits abroad, 1983-12 - 1988-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/46
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on visits to places and events including: CERCLE [European-American Conservative organisation] meetings, 1984-85; Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador, 1984; Jordan and Iraq, 1984; a Parliamentary delegation to the Falklands, 1984; Sudan, 1984; Israel, 1984; South Africa, c 1984-85; Jordan, 1985; Oman, 1985; Saudi Arabia, 1986; South Africa, 1986; Global Action Conference, Indonesia, 1986; United Arab Emirates, 1986; South Africa, 1987; Oman, 1987; Angola, 1988;...
Dates: 1983-12 - 1988-10
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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