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Gibraltar

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782
Scope and Contents

59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.

Dates: 1847-1902 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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

Letter from George Maw to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar, 1869-04-18

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 171: 104
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Maw to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar


(Letter)

Dates: 1869-04-18
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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Letter from Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar, 1881-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 343
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar


(Letter)

Dates: 1881-01-10
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 Means of distribution-53 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 53
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.
 Item

Scraps-2 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 80: A2
Scope and Contents

In Gorilla tail much more parallel than in Macacus


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; written on empty envelope (now containing secondary note about DAR 80)


(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.
 File

Second World War Letters, 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/23
Scope and Contents Letters from Thomas John Fairbank to his parents, Harold Arthur Thomas and Florence Kathleen Fairbank, sent whilst serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Second World War. Particularly evident during his long posting in Gibraltar, the letters frequently contain descriptions of operating cases and sketches of joints and it is understood TJF’s father responded with advice on orthopaedics. The letters have been arranged in chronological order and by year into the following...
Dates: 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
 File

Second World War Notebook Diary (manuscript) Volume IV, 12 Nov. 1940-15 Aug. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/19
Scope and Contents Notebook inscribed ‘T. J. Fairbank Gibraltar Nov. 1940-Aug. ‘43’ containing 131 pages of manuscript journal entries for the period 12 November 1940 to 15 August 1943.Following his return to England in June 1940, TJF was reassigned to the 10th General Hospital. He spent a month in Leeds before moving to the London Orphanage School in Watford which had been turned into a military hospital. He sailed for Gibraltar on 15 November 1940 to commence work as a surgical specialist and arrived...
Dates: 12 Nov. 1940-15 Aug. 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.

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