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Peru

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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Account of a Peruvian expedition, 1736 - 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/208
Scope and Contents A translated account of the Peruvian expedition of 1736-1746 undertaken by Pierre Bouguer, Louis Godin and Charles de la Condamine of the French Royal Academy of Sciences to measure the degrees of the meridian about the Equator and thence deduce the figure of the Earth. There are descriptions of the country in which the experiments were performed, covering topics such as fauna, wildlife, climate, the influence of the Church, agriculture, geography, soil, ethnography, social stratification,...
Dates: 1736 - 1750
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).
 Fonds

Extracts from the diaries of Sir Roger Casement

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CANT
Scope and Contents

Photocopy extracts from Casement's diaries 1903-4 and 1910 and cash ledger, 1911, prepared for case Rex v Casement, 1916. Including details of his visits to the Congo and Peru and of his sexual activities. The diary entries are not continuous and there are gaps between entries in some places.

There has existed for many years a widely held belief that the diaries were forged.

Dates: 1903 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

[fossil shells collected by Charles Robert Darwin, descriptions], 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 43.1: 58
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.
 Item

Galapagos Insects, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B7
Scope and Contents

Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


(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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Itineraries: Peru, 1975-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/52
Scope and Contents

Papers from CS's visit to Peru for trade talks, September 1975, including: record of the meeting between CS and the President of Peru, Francisco Morales Bermudez; press release; programme; briefing notes.

Dates: 1975-09
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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Letters, 1736 - 1739

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/17
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous collection of letters. 1. Invitation from the Royal Society, 4 February 1736.2. Letter from the Office of Ordnance stating the whereabouts of a parcel from Peru, 26 October 1739.3. Notice that there is a package from Peru awaiting Dr Halley, 12 October 1739.4. Letter from the Admiralty Office calling a meeting of the Judges of the Board of Longitude, 21 November 1739.5. Letter from Philip Miller, of Chelsea, requesting the India...
Dates: 1736 - 1739
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).
 Item

Mimosa albida (a Peruvian species) [application of water, sulphuric ether, alcohol, carbonate of ammonia, caustic potash, carbonate of potassium], 1873-11-20 - 1873-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209.2: 49-53
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin See item 53 also used as covering sheet for items 54-62, in with draft text of footnotes 1-5, 10-11 for 'Expression' ch 13 on reverse


(Note)

Dates: 1873-11-20 - 1873-11-23
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.
 Item

NS II Distribution of animals-79 Note, 1842-08-01 - 1842-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 103r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-08-01 - 1842-08-31
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.
 Item

NS II Palaeontology, geology-311 Note, 1861-03-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 362
Scope and Contents

We must not suppose every country as rich as Europe in successive fossils


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1861-03-23
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.
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Michelle Proud, 1971 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Proud
Scope and Contents

The papers listed here comprise essentially copies of the 1970s Latin American publications which Michelle Proud edited and / or contributed to. They also include the order of service for a celebration of her life.

Dates: 1971 - 2002
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Photographs from JA's visit to Peru and Mexico, 1964-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/82
Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of JA visiting a British factory in Mexico City, meeting the Mayor of Lima and the Peruvian Minister of Aviation, at a reception in Cusco and visiting Machu Picchu.

Dates: 1964-01
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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Transcript of interview: Adrian Sindall, 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 120
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2008
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: Denis Doble, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2004
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: Martin Lamport, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 184
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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Transcript of interview: Sir William Harding, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 143
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2014
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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Visits and meetings, 1992-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/131
Scope and Contents

Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: a reception on housing policy, including a copy of a letter from NK to John Major, Prime Minister on the mortgage crisis; a meeting with President Alberto Fujimori of Peru; a dinner given by the Asian community for the Speaker of the House of Commons, [Bruce] Bernard Weatherill, including a letter from Donald Gray, Chaplain to the Speaker.

Dates: 1992-02
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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