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Norfolk Island

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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Log entries for October, 1774-10-01 - 1774-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 129v-134
Scope and Contents Daily entries from 1-18 October only, covering the voyage via the Norfolk Islands to Ship’s Cove, New Zealand, and including a map of the Norfolk Islands [RGO 14/58: 134]. An entry for 8 October records that a porpoise was caught and brought on board ‘which made a feast for the whole ship’s company’ [RGO 14/58: 131v]. The entry for 10 October includes a description of Norfolk Islands [RGO 14/58: 132a] while that for 18 October describes landing at Ship’s Cove and the difficulties Wales...
Dates: 1774-10-01 - 1774-10
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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Map of the Norfolk Islands, 1774-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 132
Scope and Contents

Discovered by Captain Cook in the Resolution, on Monday, October 16, 1774. The map shows the course of the Resolution and the depth in fathoms at various locations. The latitude and east and west longitude from Greenwich are indicated in the border. Signed by William Wales.

Dates: 1774-10
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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NS II Distribution of animals-45 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 68r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 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 II Distribution of animals-133 Note, 1855-02-01 - 1855-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 170r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1855-02-01 - 1855-02-28
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-8 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 8r
Scope and Contents

Howe's isl[an]d very intermediate between Norfolk Is[lan]d Australia & New Zealand


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; continuation of See previous item?


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 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 II Means of distribution-106 Note, 1854-11-01 - 1854-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 108r
Scope and Contents

The leading character of volcanic isld is isolation


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1854-11-01 - 1854-11-30
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-115 Note, 1855-03-01 - 1855-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 117r
Scope and Contents

With respect to the inhabitants of small islds - if they do always belong to very diverse types in each class we have to explain this


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1855-03-01 - 1855-03-31
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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Races-24 Letter, 1873-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 90: 34-37
Scope and Contents

George Nobles to Sir Hercules Robinson


Letter; written at Norfolk Island; copy sewn together Letter from George Nobles to Sir Hercules Robinson; written at Norfolk Island copy sewn together


(Letter)

Dates: 1873-01-01
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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