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Mauritius

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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African diary, 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/6
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, particularly Tanganyika [later Tanzania], Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], Kenya, Mauritius and Malta. Includes notes of a talk with Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Dowler, General Officer Commanding East Africa Command, on the use of African troops and notes on attitudes to Central African Federation.
Dates: 1951-08
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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Articles, 1971 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/5
Scope and Contents Comprising: with John Ziman, "Cycles in Social Behaviour", 1971; with Peter Willmott, "Social Class and the Peak-Load Traffic Problem in London", 1971; "Historical Changes in Social Cycles", 1972; "Parish Councils for Cities?", 1972; "Dilemmas in a New Europe", 1972; "A Dosser's Day", 1973; with Jorg Münstermann and Konrad Schacht, "Poverty in a West German Town", 1975; "For Richer, For Poorer. Some Problems of Low-Income Consumers", 1975; "SSRC - the First Years", 1975; "Suffer the Children:...
Dates: 1971 - 1979
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Bourbon & Mauritius / Timor / Jamaica / West Indies [distribution of fauna], 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 72: 66r
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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Calculations of observations made on a voyage of the HMS Investigator, 1801-06-16 - 1807-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/66/3: 1-108
Scope and Contents Book of rough calculations of astronomical observations and accounts of the daily rates of the timekeepers and their errors. Includes observations written on the back of a sales receipt [RGO 14/66/3: 97v] and on the back of a letter from Robert Brine to Lieutenant Flinders [RGO 14/66/3: 107].
Also included is a list of French phases compiled by Captain Flinders while imprisoned on the island of Mauritius [RGO 14/66/3: 56].
Dates: 1801-06-16 - 1807-10-18
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 on the solar eclipse, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/201
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse of 17 May 1901, seen in Mauritius and Sumatra:General correspondence concerning eclipse arrangements, travel and photographs, 1901.File of correspondence concerning insurance for instruments in Sumatra and Mauritius, including policies, 1901.File of correspondence with the Admiralty and Treasury, 1901, concerning requests for expenses, travelling arrangements, correspondence regarding the need for insurance and a report to the...
Dates: 1901
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 on time balls, 1879 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/147
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding time balls, 1879-1893, including the following material:Correspondence regarding reprints, ordered by G.B. Airy in 1880, of articles from 'Nature', 1876, concerning the distribution of time signals.Correspondence, 1879-1880, regarding the Prussian Government's request for information on colonial time in South Africa, Canada, India, St Helena, Mauritius, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, and similar requests from the U.S. Hydrographic...
Dates: 1879 - 1927
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 on time balls and signals, 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/614
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signals at Portsmouth, Devonport and Sheerness and the tests, errors and running of time balls at Gravesend, Newcastle, Liverpool, Glasgow, Mauritius and the Cape of Good Hope. The papers include a newspaper cutting from 'The Gateshead Observer' on the importance of time balls; accounts and reports on the Post Office clocks; papers on the regulation of the London Bridge and Westminster Great Clock; and papers on the regulation of the Edinburgh...
Dates: 1858 - 1860
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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Hooker admits affinity of St Helena & Juan Fernandez analogical These islds & Galapagos (& Mauritius?) having arborescent Compositae is analogy, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 104: 246
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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JA's broadcast for the Mauritius Broadcasting Service, 1951-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/3
Scope and Contents Broadcast by JA on his visit to Mauritius with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Dates: 1951-08-23
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Letter from Louis Sulphice Bouton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius, 1871-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 259
Scope and Contents Letter from Louis Sulphice Bouton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius
(Letter)
Dates: 1871-09-22
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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Letter from Louis Sulphice Bouton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius, 1871-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 260
Scope and Contents Letter from Louis Sulphice Bouton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius
(Letter)
Dates: 1871-12-15
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 Sir William James Lloyd Wharton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Mauritius]; memo, 1874-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 69: A63-A66
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir William James Lloyd Wharton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Mauritius] memo
(Letter)
Dates: 1874-09-15
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 [Victor de Robillard] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius, 1856-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 286
Scope and Contents Letter from [Victor de Robillard] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius
(Letter)
Dates: 1856-09-20
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 [Victor de Robillard] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius, 1857-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 287
Scope and Contents Letter from [Victor de Robillard] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius
(Letter)
Dates: 1857-02-26
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.
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Letters from observatories, 1875 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/152
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies, an enquiry into the transfer of Edinburgh Observatory, requests for new instruments, and the current state of work carried out at various centres. The correspondents include Sir H. Grubb, Lord Lindsay, C.P. Smyth, L. Mallet, Sir C.R. Markham, G.G. Stokes, N.R. Pogson, R.L.J. Ellery, W. De La Rue, C. Pritchard and F.A.T. Winnecke. There are numerous reports from observatories at Adelaide (1875), Dearbourne...
Dates: 1875 - 1878
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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Mauritius, 1951-04 - 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/54
Scope and Contents Papers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951, including: programmes for the visit; report on Mauritian troops in Egypt and Cyrenaica [Libya]; despatch by Sir Hilary Blood, Governor of Mauritius, on constitutional affairs; open letters on the revision of the constitution; letters to JA from various interest groups, including the Muslim community; briefing material, mainly on the economic situation.
Dates: 1951-04 - 1951-08
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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Mauritius: correspondence, 1951-07 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/57
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Mauritian affairs, with correspondents including: Sir Hilary Blood, Governor of Mauritius; 2nd Lord Mancroft.

Also includes: correspondence on individual cases referred by JA to Oliver Lyttelton [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Chandos]; a memorandum from the Movement for Mauritian Unity on the political and economic situation.

Dates: 1951-07 - 1954-05
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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Memoir explaining the construction of charts of Australia, 1801 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 213-247
Scope and Contents With remarks on the observations for latitude and longitude, and on the variation of the compass. A narrative account, made by Captain Matthew Flinders, on a voyage of the HMS Investigator in the years 1801-1803; with a note dated 1805.
Dates: 1801 - 1805
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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Miscellaneous memoranda, 1952-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/65
Scope and Contents Includes: Conservative Research Department memorandum on the rise in the cost of living; memorandum by Leo Amery on the gold market; note on biography and history, by Basil Liddell Hart.
Dates: 1952-06
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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NS II Distribution of animals-153 Note, 1856-02-01 - 1856-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 198r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1856-02-01 - 1856-02-29
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-57 Note, 1856-08-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 70r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1856-08-13
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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Observations at the Garden Prison and the Maison Despaux, Port NW [Nord Ouest], Mauritius, 1804-04-01 - 1805-05-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 199v-208r
Scope and Contents Sporadic observations, including tables for the rate of Earnshaw’s timekeeper No. 520.
Dates: 1804-04-01 - 1805-05-09
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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Observations at the Isle of France, Port NW [Nord Ouest], 1803-12-19 - 1804-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 198r-199v
Scope and Contents With a note that he let the timekeeper run down and removed to Garden Prison.
Dates: 1803-12-19 - 1804-03-20
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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Observations for the variation and dip of the magnetic needle, 1801 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 127v-148v
Scope and Contents From the Item: Made in HMS Investigator during a voyage of discovery to the South Sea in the years 1801-1805.
Dates: 1801 - 1805
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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Observations from Timor towards the Cape of Good Hope, 1803-11-16 - 1803-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 194v-197v
Scope and Contents Includes observations made at Mauritius.
Dates: 1803-11-16 - 1803-12-15
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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