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Calcutta

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Calcutta castings / During rainy season - large grasses[?] covered artifical mound - slightly inclined formed [of] loamy clay, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 63: 69
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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Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1875 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/618
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and time ball service, including the failures of the Greenwich time signal; notes and a report on the time signals at Portsmouth Dockyard; questions and answers on the Edinburgh time signals; a list of British time signal stations; enquiries from various individuals and the Norwegian and Swedish governments on time signals; time balls proposed for Calcutta and the West Indies; errors and corrections in the Westminster and Post Office clocks;...
Dates: 1875 - 1878
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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Duplicate of a letter from Charles Hudson to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 336-339
Scope and Contents The original letter is at [RGO 14/37: 328-331].
Dates: 1824-11-25
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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Duplicate of a letter from Charles Hudson to Dr Thomas Young, 1825-01-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 344-346
Scope and Contents The original letter is at [RGO 14/37: 340-343].
Dates: 1825-01-25
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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From Alwyn Faber Scholfield [Keeper of the Records, Govt of India, later Cambridge University Librarian], Calcutta, 10 Dec. 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/86
Scope and Contents Donation to Theo Bartholomew's ?newspaper fund; Belgian refugees; the utility of public schools; Nixon; still frustrated in his efforts to return to Cambridge, since the [University] Library has decided to do without another sub-Librarian
Dates: 10 Dec. 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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From Alwyn Faber Scholfield [Keeper of the Records, Govt of India, later Cambridge University Librarian], Calcutta, 1 Sep. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/87
Scope and Contents Dent's letters are 'a refreshing interlude in this nightmare'; Dent's musical ventures; Calcutta life; Rupert Brooke
Dates: 1 Sep. 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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From Alwyn Faber Scholfield [Keeper of the Records, Govt of India, later Cambridge University Librarian], Calcutta, 18 Nov. 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/89
Scope and Contents Was impressed by Chester Purves; peace means he ceases to be an electrical engineer and becomes a gunner; is suffering from water on the knee after a hard Himalayan walking tour; the armistice; London and Cambridge friends and acquaintances; thoughts on Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians; the lure of 'popery'; would prefer living in England to 'this second-rate, vulgar world of make believe and ignorance'
Dates: 18 Nov. 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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From William Griffith, Calcutta, 11 Apr. 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8189/30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: In the following correspondence, which mostly relates to the various aspects of Pamplin's business career, are represented many of the leading botanists of the middle decades of the nineteenth century. A similar, though larger, collection is in the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor (Pamplin Papers); and other letters, diaries and notebooks are held at the National Library of Wales (MSS 7492-7509). The following letters are mounted on paper, frequently two letters to a...
Dates: 11 Apr. 1843
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Herschel Manuscript Catalogue of Stars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10234
Scope and Contents A fair copy of a Catalogue of Stars Visible on the Horizon of Calcutta, drawn up by J. W. F. Herschel to accompany the ten feet reflecting telescope sent to his relations including medical doctor, Duncan Stewart, eldest brother of Lady Margaret Herschel, employed by the East India Company, 1825-1855.
Dates: c.1860
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).
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Letter from Asiatic Society of Bengal to Charles Robert Darwin conferring award of honorary membership, 21 Jun. 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 230: 26
Scope and Contents From the Class: This class comprises correspondence relating to the presentation of various diplomas and awards to Charles Darwin. The physical certificates are listed under DAR 229.
Dates: 21 Jun. 1871
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 Charles Hudson to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 328-331
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes three letters from Hudson (with two duplicates) and related newspaper cuttings.
Dates: 1824-11-25
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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Letter from Charles Hudson to Dr Thomas Young, 1825-01-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 340-343
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes three letters from Hudson (with two duplicates) and related newspaper cuttings.
Dates: 1825-01-25
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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Letter from Charles Hudson to Dr Thomas Young, 1825-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 347-351
Scope and Contents Includes a colour illustration of a nautical instrument for ascertaining longitude.
Dates: 1825-08-23
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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Letter from Charles Hudson to the Board of Longitude, 1819-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 272-275
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposals for determining longitude by the dip of the sun at noon. Also duplicate copy of the same. Both are witnessed by Thomas Gibson.
Dates: 1819-10-03
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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Letter from Charles Hudson to the Board of Longitude, 1819-11-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 276-277
Scope and Contents Outlining a second method of finding longitude, based on lunar movement.
Dates: 1819-11-04
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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Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1858-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 202
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1858-02-22
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1862-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 204
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-11-23
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.
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Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1855-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A57-A68
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1855-04-21
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1855-08-04

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A69-A78
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1855-08-04
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1855-08-22 - 1855-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A79-A84
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1855-08-22 - 1855-08-23
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.
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Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1855-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A104-A107
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1855-12-08
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1856-01-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A110-A113, A117-A121
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1856-01-08
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1856-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A122-A125
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1856-01-23
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.
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Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1856-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A126-A127
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1856-02-26
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 Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta, 1856-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 98: A128-A132
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Blyth to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Calcutta
(Letter)
Dates: 1856-02-23
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.
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