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Tasmania

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Determination of latitude and longitude of places seen during the voyage, 1795-03 - 1796-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 169v-175r
Scope and Contents Places mentioned (in order of occurrence) are: Sancta Cruz Bay in the island of Tenerife; the island of St Anthony; the island of Trinidada [Trindade, Brazil]; Cape Frio on the coast of Brazil; Sugar Loaf Rock at the entrance to the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Goff’s Island; Swilly Island off the south cape of Van Diemen’s land [Tasmania]; a small cove near Rocky Head, Typa, near Macao [Macau]; Wymoa Bay, Island of Atooi [Waimea Bay, Kauai]; Bird Island; the entrance of Port [Namou] in the...
Dates: 1795-03 - 1796-11
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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Entries for March, 1773-03-01 - 1773-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 54r-61r
Scope and Contents Daily entries covering the voyage along the south and east coasts of Tasmania. On 1 March Bayly records his difficulties taking observations of lunar distance due to the roughness of the sea. The log entries include a description of the topography and coastline of Van Diemen’s Land [Tasmania] which they sighted on 9 March [RGO 14/56: 56r]. Detailed entries for 10-13 March record astronomical observations Bayly took while the ship was anchored in Adventure Bay, along with descriptions of the bay...
Dates: 1773-03-01 - 1773-03-31
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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Eucalyptus globulus / Eucalyptus amygdalina [application of water, ether], 1873-11-07 - 1873-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209.12: 141-147
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin hand of Emma Darwin née Wedgwood
(Note)
Dates: 1873-11-07 - 1873-12-05
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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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/131
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889Index sheet, 1889.Index sheet, 1888.Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter regarding cup...
Dates: 1884 - 1904
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 I Chap 4-5 Note, 1852-04-01 - 1852-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 4r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1852-04-01 - 1852-04-30
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 I Chap 4-6 Note, 1853-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 5-6
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1853-12-28
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 I Chap 7-68 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 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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NS I Chap 8-30 Note, 1857-11-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 48: A30
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1857-11-02
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 I Glacial Period-51 Note, 1858-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E61-E64
Scope and Contents European Genera in Australia and Tasmania [table of species and numbers]
Note; by [amanuensis] pp Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1858-11-12
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 I Glacial Period-54 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E69-E73
Scope and Contents European Plants in Victoria & Tasmania [table of species]
Note; by [amanuensis] pp 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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NS II Means of distribution-176 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 179
Scope and Contents At Kerguelen Land during Ice period every plant killed
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 Means of distribution-183 Note, 1860-01-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 187r
Scope and Contents Gould[?] remarked to me how strange it was that swallows were so abundant in Australia & not one in N[ew] Zealand
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1860-01-27
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 Principle of divergence, transitional-44 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.5: 49r
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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Observations made on a voyage, 1776-1777, 1776-08-02 - 1777-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 71-80a
Scope and Contents Observations made on Captain Cook’s third voyage. Includes summarised daily entries providing the date, estimates of latitude and longitude, bearings and distance, variation of the compass, and thermometer readings, along with intermittent entries of astronomical calculations. The ship travelled via Madeira and via Port Praya in St. Iago towards the Cape of Good Hope, anchoring at Table Bay on 10 November 1776 [RGO 14/67: 76v]. There are no entries for December 1776 or January 1777....
Dates: 1776-08-02 - 1777-04-27
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 taken mostly at sea, 1772-11-23 - 1773-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/57: 14v-26v
Scope and Contents The daily observations at sea resume from 23 November, after the Adventure left the Cape of Good Hope, until the ship’s arrival in Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand, on 7 April 1773. Observations taken for 9-10 March 1773 were made within sight of Van Diemen’s Land [Tasmania] and entries for 12-14 March relate to observations on the tides taken on shore there. An entry for 28 March 1773 describes an accident in which Bayly's thermometer broke while out testing the current and water temperature...
Dates: 1772-11-23 - 1773-04-06
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 Julian invasion, 1748 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/466
Scope and Contents Material relating primarily to Airy's paper on Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and his path through South-East England. Airy asserted that Caesar landed at Pevensey, but this was challenged in a paper by F.B. Martin, which stated that he landed near Ramsgate. There is considerable correspondence on this topic, with a nautical chart of the Dover Straits; a map of the Goodwin Sands; and the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquities'. Other subjects covered include the geography of the...
Dates: 1748 - 1852
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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