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Portugal

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on foreign observatories, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/437
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding foreign observatories, including those in Czechoslovakia, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, Argentina, Turkey, Portugal, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Finland and Denmark.
Dates: 1958 - 1961
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 instruments, 1853 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/166
Scope and Contents Correspondence on new techniques, requests for advice and new instruments. There are requests for transit circles from the Portuguese government, Upsala, Sweden, and Albany, U.S.A.; a description by Airy of the Greenwich transit circle; experiments with mercury and photography, including two early pictures of the Sun; improved sextants and clocks; a 'universal instrument'; and an account of the instruments used by the ancient Chinese astronomers. The correspondents include E. Dunkin, possibly...
Dates: 1853 - 1854
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, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 1968
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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Foreign affairs: Portuguese Presidential Election, 1980-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/31
Scope and Contents Memoranda on the elections of October 1980 and on the political situation in Portugal, by Kaulza de Arriaga [chairman of the MIRN party].
Dates: 1980-11
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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Information Papers on Other Countries, 1939-08 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/1
Scope and Contents For broadcasts to Albania, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Rumania, Spain, Yugoslavia
Dates: 1939-08 - 1945-08
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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Itineraries: Portugal, 1974-11 - 1977-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/43
Scope and Contents Papers from CS's visit to Lisbon for trade talks, February 1975, including: itinerary and programme; notes for CS's speech at the press conference; press release; briefing notes; record of CS's meeting with the Prime Minister of Portugal, Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves; later correspondence on a eucalyptus pulp mills company chaired by Sir John Colville which was having problems over land expropriation in Portugal.
Dates: 1974-11 - 1977-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Official Foreign Office file on Portugal., 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNST II/2/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: VNST I is divided into two main groups: official papers or copies of official papers (sections 1-3); and personal papers (section 4). The first three groups include not only Cabinet and Foreign Office papers, which were officially registered, but also some secret official correspondence which did not go through the registry and some semi-official correspondence VNST II includes personal letters, several from prominent persons, which give a vivid picture of Vansittart's passionate...
Dates: 1939
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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Papers on propaganda to Portugal, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 1/1/4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Papers on overseas propaganda.
Dates: 1940
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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Papers on the Portuguese climate, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1207
Scope and Contents A volume in Portuguese entitled 'O Clima de Portugal...Baixo-Alentejo E Algarve' (Lisbon, 1952), with a covering letter to Redman from H. Amorim Ferreira, and undated notes by Redman on the Portuguese climate.
Dates: 1952
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 on the solar eclipse, 1900 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/199
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse seen in Portugal on 28 May 1900:Correspondence regarding preparations for the eclipse expedition, 1900-1901, including offers of assistance from A. Berry.Correspondence with the Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., 1900, regarding the travel arrangements to Lisbon and the return, including receipts for fares and baggage.A pack containing a photograph of Ovar in Portugal; two maps of Portugal showing the back of the eclipse; a plan of Ovar at...
Dates: 1900 - 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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Papers on the solar eclipse, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/200
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse seen in Portugal on 28 May 1900:Pamphlets concerning the eclipse expedition, Cooke's Tours, etc., 1900.'Nautical Almanac Circular', No. 17, and a United States Weather Department report on the probable sky state, 1900.Correspondence with the Admiralty, Treasury and Hydrographer concerning arrangements for travelling, money, the loan of watches and travelling claims, 1900.Correspondence with the Portuguese Government and the...
Dates: 1900
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 relating to individual countries, 1952 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.
Dates: 1952 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Papers relating to Portugal, March 1975-February 1978, 1975-03 - 1978-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/193
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Professor Freitas do Amarol (CDS) and Baroness (Diana) Elles (Chairman, Conservative Party International Office)
Dates: 1975-03 - 1978-02
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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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Papers relating to Spain and Portugal, July 1984- December 1985, 1984-07 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/3/159
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by Stephen Sherbourne (MT's Political Secretary) of her meeting with Senor Fraga, 4 July 1984 and Professor Freitas do Amaral, 6 December 1985
Part 1, 1984: Includes record by Michael Alison MP (MT's Parliamentary Private Secretary) of his meeting with a visiting Spanish civil servant, Sr Eduardo Serra (MT did not attend), July 1984
Part 2, 1985

Dates: 1984-07 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in October 2014; and part 2, opened in October 2015 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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Papers relating to Spain and Portugal, March 1983, 1983-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/164
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The series includes some earlier files created in Opposition and either continued or used as reference by MT's Political Office at No 10 Downing Street. The files includes briefing notes for MT from her Political Office staff, most regularly Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) and Richard Ryder (her Political Secretary up to 1981).
Dates: 1983-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 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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Portugal, 1936 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/568
Scope and Contents Papers and cuttings on Spain and Portugal with extracts from newspapers and German Foreign Policy documents
Dates: 1936 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Public and political: Political papers, 1930 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 19
Scope and Contents Correspondence, particularly relating to the British Council, but including a file on the Invergordon Mutiny and papers on the Political Fund.
Dates: 1930 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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‘Records of the Brandons 1701 -1901’ Part 1, 1910-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 12/2/4
Scope and Contents Arranged by William Bull to investigate the lineage of the Brandons. The volume includes press cuttings relating to the Brandons – family deaths, marriages and news. The remainder of the volume is ‘History of the Ancient Synagogue of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews – A Memorial Volume’, written specially to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of its inauguration, by The Rev. The Haham Dr. Moses Gaster. Includes a Portuguese letter and seal.
Dates: 1910-02
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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Speeches and articles, 1968-08 - 1974-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/49
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia [following the "Prague Spring"]; the state of the economy following devaluation; relations with southern Africa, particularly South Africa and Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; finding a successor to Antonio Salazar, Prime Minister of Portugal; the 1969 Budget; youth and Britain's future; Vietnam; the Arab summit, Rabat [Morocco], 1969; Joseph Chamberlain, including lessons for a United Europe from his policy on the Empire; keeping...
Dates: 1968-08 - 1974-08
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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The Papers of Sir William Bull

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL
Scope and Contents BULL 1 - 10 is made up of diaries kept faithfully by William (or Paul, as he was known to his family and close friends) Bull from 1878, when he was thirteen years old until some three weeks before his death in January 1931. The earlier diaries were illustrated and all the diaries are interleaved with letters, press cuttings, menus, theatre programmes and photographs relating to the events they describe. Twice yearly, in June and December, Bull compiled a 'Retrospect' of the past six months in...
Dates: 1862 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of interview: Donald Cape, 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2001
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 John Holmes, 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 175
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2018
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 John Ure, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 110
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2007
Conditions Governing Access: Closed. Review 2010.
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Transcript of interview: Thomas Macan, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 186
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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Trifolium resupinatum [application of water], 1882-01-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209.12: 181r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin [wmk:] 'Waterlows [icon] London'
(Note)
Dates: 1882-01-16
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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