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Ireland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

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6th letter / 2nd letter [from?], 1874-01-01 - 1874-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 194: 17
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1874-01-01 - 1874-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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'A week in western Ireland', 1905-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/8
Scope and Contents Offprint from the National Review; and photographs (27).
Dates: 1905-09
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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Acts regarding weights and measures, 1840 - 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 62/13
Scope and Contents Acts regarding the standards of weights and measures, 1824-1870, printed 1840-1870, including the establishment of the Troy pound as the standard measure, the abolition of local measures such as the Winchester Bushel and the Scots Ell, the appointment of inspectors of weights and measures and the preservation of the restored standards: An Act for ascertaining and establishing Uniformity of Weights and Measures, 1824.An Act to prolong the Time of the Commencement of an Act of the...
Dates: 1840 - 1870
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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Acts relating to the formation of the Board of Longitude and the proposal of a reward for the discovery of an accurate method of finding longitude at sea, 1713 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 10-95
Scope and Contents There are Supplementary Acts regarding navigation and surveying the chief ports and headlands of Great Britain and Ireland; John Harrison and his chronometer; and discovering a northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and for making a journey to the North Pole.
Dates: 1713 - 1821
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/516
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Old Head, Mullaghmore, Buncrana, Port Rush, Carrowkeel and Ballycastle.
Dates: 1842
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/517
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Glenarm, Donaghadee, Ardglass, Clougher Head, Kingstown and Courtown.
Dates: 1842
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/518
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Dunmore East, New Ross, Passage West and Castletownsend. The volume also includes the epitome of the analysis of the individual stations; a list of the Moon's declinations; the diurnal and tertio-diurnal tide at Dunmore East and Courtown; and calculations titled 'Irregularities in the values of A as given by Analysis at the different stations collected'.
Dates: 1842
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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Articles, books and pamphlets, many by LSA or with contributions and annotations by him, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/194
Scope and Contents Copy of "Home Rule" by Harold Spender.
Dates: 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Articles, books and pamphlets, many by LSA or with contributions and annotations by him, 1912 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/206
Scope and Contents "Against Home Rule, the case for the Union" and an issue of the Covenanter with an article by Leo Amery on keeping the Union.
Dates: 1912 - 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Blacksod Bay: altered route scheme, 1909-03 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/30
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Thomas Troubridge and others on a proposed link between a ferry and Irish railways at Blacksod Bay [County Mayo, Ireland] for the fishing trade, with plan of the bay showing the proposed new rail route.
Dates: 1909-03 - 1914-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Books, articles and pamphlets, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/41
Scope and Contents "The Common Market, the case against" by [John] Enoch Powell.
Dates: 1971
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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British Covenant, 1914-01 - 1914-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/26
Scope and Contents Cutting and texts of articles, letters and memoranda by LSA for the British Covenant against Irish Home Rule, with a petition form against the Home Rule Bill and issue of the Covenanter.
Dates: 1914-01 - 1914-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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British-Irish Inter Parliamentary Body, 1989-06 - 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 12/1/6
Scope and Contents Rough notes, papers and correspondence, mainly with Stuart Bell, secretary of the body’s steering committee, on the body’s draft constitution and membership, with a briefing for a follow-up meeting with Sir Geoffrey Howe [Foreign Secretary].
Dates: 1989-06 - 1989-11
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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Cabinet memoranda and other undated memoranda, 1916-10 - 1923-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/36
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers, including: note by LSA on the Government's agreement to the campaign plan for 1918; memorandum by Lord Robert Cecil [Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on preventing future wars by international agreements, with comments by Sir Eyre Crowe [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; interim report of the committee on the League of Nations; notes by [?] LSA on the prevention of war and a League of Nations; memoranda...
Dates: 1916-10 - 1923-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cabinet Papers on naval and general First World War subjects, 1910-10 - 1915-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 4/7
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum by the First Lord of the Admiralty [Winston Churchill] on the formation of a naval War Staff; diary of a visit to Berlin by 1st Lord Haldane [Secretary of State for War] and his discussions with the German Chancellor [Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg], Kaiser Wilhelm II, Grand-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz [Head of the German Admiralty] and with J Cambon [? French Ambassador to Germany] on the balance of power in Europe, the increase in the British and German fleets, territorial...
Dates: 1910-10 - 1915-05
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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Calculations for Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/514
Scope and Contents Calculations for Irish tides, including tables of diurnal tides in conjunction with the Moon's transit and high and low water levels; computation of equations for diurnal tides and attempts to find their solution; and a model of the instrument used for the tidal observations.
Dates: 1842
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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Calculations for Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/515
Scope and Contents Calculations for Irish tides, including tables of corrections for diurnal tides and the rise of the tide. There are computations and analysis of the tides at Kilbaha, Kilrush, Foynes Island, Limerick, Cashel Bay and Galway.
Dates: 1842
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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Contains cuttings referring to the biography of WSC, ‘Battle’, with a minority of photographs and cuttings concerning other topics, 1932-08-30 - 1940-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 3
Scope and Contents Foreign Policy: Riots in Ireland; Soviet Union begins the second of its five year plans.

Career: Release of Hugh Martin’s biography of WSC, aptly entitled ‘Battle’, results in the press re-examining almost every episode of any interest in WSC’s early life. ‘Battle’ is given a variety of complementary reviews from a comprehensive selection of newspapers.

Dates: 1932-08-30 - 1940-11-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Copy of an unpublished memoir, 1865-1926, 1926 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CAVN 1/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: Home, Clevedon, Eton; Sandhurst and Examinations; The Grenadier Guards; Racing: a Story of the Inevitable; Ireland; Canada; South African War 1900-1902; Tennis, Hunting, Stalking, Golf, Fishing and Shooting; The First German War: France and Belgium; Italy; Some Notes on the Battle of Vittorio Veneto and After; From Aldershot to Washington; and War Office 1922-26.
With correspondence with Field Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1925 (2).
Dates: 1926 - 1946
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1918-01 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, warning LSA that by writing as a private individual on military questions (while also Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet), he was acting improperly; Lord Curzon, Lord President of the Council, commenting on a paper by LSA on foreign affairs and on the future of Palestine (3); Field Marshal Sir Edmund Allenby, thanking LSA for his congratulations over the Palestine Campaign and commenting on the political situation in Palestine and Syria...
Dates: 1918-01 - 1918-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1921-01 - 1921-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly congratulating LSA on his appointment as Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and regretting his departure from the Colonial Office) include: Alfred Ashbolt, Agent-General for Tasmania; [William] Wedgwood Benn [later 1st Lord Stansgate]; Sir Robert Borden (2); Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen; Sir Thomas Bramsdon; 1st Lord Buxton; Lord Carson; James Calder, former Canadian Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Ivy Chamberlain, on [Joseph] Austen...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1921-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1922-01 - 1922-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Burnham, commenting on LSA's work at the Overseas Settlement Committee; General 1st Lord Birdwood [General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Army in India], congratulating LSA on his Emigration Bill; 1st Lord Blyth; [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain [Leader of the Conservative Party] on the disagreements between himself and LSA over the break up of the Coalition Government (4); [Austen] Neville Chamberlain, congratulating LSA on becoming a Privy Councillor and hoping...
Dates: 1922-01 - 1922-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence on planetary reductions, 1838 - 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/524
Scope and Contents Correspondence on planetary reductions, including official correspondence with the Government on grants for the reductions and accounts of money paid to computers. There are also reductions of Irish tide observations and accounts and receipts of wages paid out. The correspondents include J. Phillips, J.F.W. Herschel, Viscount Althorp, S.P. Rigaud, T. Spring-Rice, J. Barrow, J.W. Lubbock, F. Beaufort, J. Glaisher and E. Sabine.
Dates: 1838 - 1847
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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Correspondence on the Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/80
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding various aspects of the Ordnance Survey, including the benchmark at the Royal Observatory used by the Ordnance Survey surveyors; a new triangulation of Great Britain based on the position of a new transit instrument at the Royal Observatory; a copy of the agenda for the International Geodetic and Geophysical Union meeting at Madrid, 1924; three copies of a leaflet on Ordnance Survey maps; information on the publication of the 'Empire Survey Review 1931'; and...
Dates: 1904 - 1938
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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Correspondence on transits of Venus, 1760 - 1769

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/184
Scope and Contents A packet of letters and other items sewn together into one volume and entitled 'The Rev Mr Maskelyne's Letters, relating to the transit of Venus in 1761 and 1769 &c &c'.1. Maskelyne to Charles Mason giving instructions on observing Venus' transit and financial arrangements on board the 'Sea Horse', addressed c/o Captain Smith, 29 November 1760.2. Translations by Maskelyne of two papers by Alexandre Pingré:i. 'Memoires de l'Academic Royales des Sciences', 1761, p....
Dates: 1760 - 1769
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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