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Australia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 289 Collections and/or Records:

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(a) Hence the whole face lengthens or as it is often said of a person having bad news his face fell, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 195.4: 46r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin draft text?
(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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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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A short account of a voyage from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Canton in China in 1803, 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 235-251
Scope and Contents A narrative account by James Inman of a voyage on board the ship Rolla, commanded by John Cumming, in 1803. The account provides details of the situation of places encountered, and of ‘every circumstance’ of the voyage relevant to navigation. It includes detailed descriptions of many of the places visited and of encounters with indigenous peoples. It also describes the loss of HMS Porpoise and the merchantman Cato, and the role of the Rolla, the Cumberland (commanded by Captain Flinders), and...
Dates: 1803
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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Abstracts of astronomical observations, 1802-05-26 - 1803-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 19-27
Scope and Contents Made in the years 1802 & 1803 on the coast of New Holland by Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders.
Dates: 1802-05-26 - 1803-10-07
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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Acacia, 1873-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209.12: 1r
Scope and Contents Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp Charles Robert Darwin; written at Kew
(Note)
Dates: 1873-11-09
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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Account by James Inman of his work as astronomer, 1803 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 175-176
Scope and Contents The account relates to the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain Flinders and observations taken by Inman at Port Jackson. It includes details of problems Inman had with his equipment.
Dates: 1803 - 1804
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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Alfred Lyttelton: papers, 1885 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/3/1-10
Scope and Contents Includes certain papers relating to his post as Colonial Secretary, 1903-5.
Dates: 1885 - 1911
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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Anglo-Australian Telescope Board, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 13/3
Scope and Contents Copies of papers regarding the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board, including letters on various subjects, such as proposals, reviews and staff; material regarding the twenty-second meeting of the Board, including the provisional agenda; and various reports, including 'Astronomy in Australia. Developments in the 1980s. The First Report by the Astronomy Advisory Committee to the Minister for Science and the Environment', July 1980.
Dates: 1980
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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Application from James Stoat for a post in New South Wales, 1818-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 428-430
Scope and Contents From the File: Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.
Dates: 1818-02-13
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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Astronomical observations, 1801-11-04 - 1803-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/66/1: 1*-69
Scope and Contents With the time kept by the timekeeper No. 543 and with additional remarks on the visibility, sea conditions, and occasionally, the location in which observations were made.
Dates: 1801-11-04 - 1803-04-20
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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Astronomical observations made at different places on shore, 1794-10-04 - 1797-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 106-119
Scope and Contents Includes observations made at: Drake’s Island, Plymouth Sound; the island of Enchados in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Port Stephens, New South Wales; Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales; Karakakoa Bay on the island of O’Whyee; the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California; Volcano Bay, island of Insu; and near Rocky Head, Typa.
Dates: 1794-10-04 - 1797-04-08
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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Astronomical observations made between the Cape of Good Hope and New Holland, 1801-11 - 1801-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 134v-138r
Scope and Contents From the Item: The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).
Dates: 1801-11 - 1801-12
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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Astronomical observations made in New South Wales by Lieutenant Dawes, 1788-03-07 - 1791-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 84-85
Scope and Contents Reduced by Dawes.
Dates: 1788-03-07 - 1791-06-04
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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Astronomical observations made in New South Wales by Lieutenant Dawes, 1789-11-26 - 1791-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 86
Scope and Contents Reduced by William Wales.
Dates: 1789-11-26 - 1791-06-30
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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Astronomical observations made off the southwest coast of New Holland, 1801-12-06 - 1801-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 138v-139r
Scope and Contents From the Item: The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).
Dates: 1801-12-06 - 1801-12-11
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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Australia, 1988-10 - 1990-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/43
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for meetings with Bob Hawke, Prime Minister of Australia and Douglas McClelland, Australian High Commissioner; cuttings on the Australian elections, 1990; published material on Australian industrial reform.
Dates: 1988-10 - 1990-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Australia, 1939 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/31
Scope and Contents Correspondence, cuttings and pamphlets on Australia.
Dates: 1939 - 1951
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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Australia, 1924-12 - 1926-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with 1st Lord Forster, Governor-General and with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: finding a successor to 3rd Lord Stradbroke [as Governor of Victoria]; communications between Governors and the Colonial Office; the proposed abandonment of the Australian naval construction programme; the Geneva Protocol and the risks of Britain signing a Security Pact with France, Belgium and Germany, without the other Dominion Governments; Forster's successor; the importance...
Dates: 1924-12 - 1926-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Australia, 1925-06 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor General [earlier John Baird] and also with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York [later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] to Australia; the Imperial Conference, particularly resolutions on the position and functions of Governors General and State Governors; communications between the British and Dominion Governments; the hostile attitude of the Australian Labour Party; the...
Dates: 1925-06 - 1926-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Australia, 1927-01 - 1929-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor General [earlier John Baird] and also with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: Australian Elections; the British General Election in 1929 and LSA's blame of Winston Churchill [Chancellor of the Exchequer] for the Conservative Party's defeat; the work of [William] Bankes Amery [Representative of the British Government in Australia under the Empire Settlement Act]; the state of the Australian Parliament; the British...
Dates: 1927-01 - 1929-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Australian National University, 1952 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.

Dates: 1952 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Australian State Governors, 1905-04 - 1929-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir [George] Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, on subjects including the Empire Parliamentary tour, Australian versus British Governors and the unification of the Australian States; Sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia, on subjects including the Conservative defeat in the British General Election of 1929, handing over the western part of the State to the Commonwealth, Danish settlers, general immigration and group settlements; Admiral Sir [Dudley]...
Dates: 1905-04 - 1929-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Australian Tour, Jan 1974, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 10/9
Scope and Contents From the Series: Overseas tours by JEP.
Dates: 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Australian Visit, 1987-05 - 1990-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/63
Scope and Contents Correspondence on JEP's visit to Australia, 1988, with correspondents including: representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Trevor Grove, Editor of the Weekend Section, on the visit and subsequent articles by JEP (15); James Wickenden (3); representatives of the University of Sydney (8).

Also includes: text of a lecture given by JEP at Sydney University, on his view of Australia.

Dates: 1987-05 - 1990-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Bengal / German / Austral[ian] [dimensions of leaves], 1874-12-01 - 1874-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 57: 152-154
Scope and Contents Note; by Sir Francis Darwin pp Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1874-12-01 - 1874-12-31
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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