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Sicily

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence on solar eclipse expeditions, 1870 - 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/131
Scope and Contents Correspondence for the preparation of expeditions to Spain and Sicily to observe the total solar eclipse, 21-22 December 1870. The correspondence with the Royal Society, Royal Astronomical Society, the Admiralty and the India Office includes letters from R.C. Carrington, G.G. Stokes, Sir J.N. Lockyer, A.C. Ranyard, W. Lassell, W. De La Rue, W. Huggins, C. Pritchard, Sir E. Sabine, Admiral G.H. Richards and H. Merivale. There are lists for those participating, the expeditions' accounts and...
Dates: 1870 - 1871
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).
 Series

Danilo Dolci and Sicily, 1957 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YONG 4/2
Scope and Contents

Sasha Moorsom Young was involved in the production of a BBC radio programme and a documentary film about Danilo Dolci, a social activist in Sicily.

Dates: 1957 - 1971
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Diary, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/3
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Goliath, including Hong Kong, Singapore, China, South Korea and Japan, the voyage home via Sri Lanka and the Suez Canal, and Sicily.

Dates: 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
 File

Diary of Normanbrook's visit to Sicily [Italy], 1961-09 - 1961-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 4/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Mainly slides taken by Normanbrook on family holidays in the 1950s and 1960s, and on his official tours with the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, in the same period. Also includes some files on Normanbrook’s and other ex-Cabinet Secretaries’ response to the book by 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] about his time as Churchill's doctor, "The Struggle for Survival" and some personal papers.

Dates: 1961-09 - 1961-10
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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Family correspondence, 1899 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/2
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Repulse, HMS Canopus, HMS Goliath, HMS Albemarle, HMS King Alfred and from the British Embassy, Tokyo, including England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Morocco, Gibraltar, Sri Lanka, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malta, Sicily and Italy.
With sketches.

Dates: 1899 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Letters to Katharine, Lady Elmhirst: Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, 1943-02 - 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT 5/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes: letters to Katharine, Lady Elmhirst, 1941-49; letters from Lady Elmhirst, 1942-43; family letters, 1909-59.

Dates: 1943-02 - 1943-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

NS I Chap 4-17 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 32r
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 5-38 Note, 1857-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.1: 41-42
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1857-12-01
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 Continental Extensions-8 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D19
Scope and Contents

The fact of extraordinary few peculiar plants in intertropical Africa / so wonderfully contrasted with S Africa


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 II Geographical distribution and species-55 Note, 1855-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 68r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1855-03-25
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-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

NS II Means of distribution-58 Note, 1842-04-01 - 1842-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 58r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-04-01 - 1842-04-30
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 Palaeontology, geology-289 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 337-338
Scope and Contents

Looking at Philippines Table in Edinburgh New Phil Journal


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 Variation, varieties-81 Note, 1856-04-01 - 1856-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.10: 82
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-04-01 - 1856-04-30
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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Papers on the Geodetic Association, 1883 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/142
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the Geodetic AssociationLetter to the Admiralty concerning the Geodetic Association Conference in Rome, 1883.Correspondence with Colonel A.R. Clarke concerning the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Dr Hirsch concerning resolutions passed at the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Col. Donnelly concerning copies of the proceedings of the Rome conference, 1883.Telegram from Col. Donnelly stating that engineers are visiting him,...
Dates: 1883 - 1927
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 tides at Malta, 1876 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/505
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and calculations concerning tides at Malta. The correspondents include W. Denison, F.A. Forel, F. Struve and H. Wild. There is also a nautical chart of Sicily and Malta, and a nautical chart of Valetta harbour.

Dates: 1876 - 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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Reports on European sites, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/939
Scope and Contents

Two reports on sites tested in Europe:

1. 'Preliminary Report on the Climatic Conditions of Eastern Sicily' by M.G. Fracastoro, in Italian, with an English translation.

2. 'Astronomical Station in Southern Europe' by Hans Elsässer, Professor of Astronomy, Heidelberg University, in German, with an English translation. There is also a related letter from Elsässer to Professor Brück, Edinburgh, 8 July 1969.



Dates: 1969
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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Sicily, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/12
Scope and Contents

Spare slides from a family holiday to Italy.

Dates: 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Sir Richard Colt Hoare: Journals of tours in Italy and Europe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3545-3555
Scope and Contents

Journals and notebooks of Hoare's extensive European tours, mainly through Italy.

Dates: 1785-1791
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

Wollaston T V [notes on a conversation], 1856-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 197.2: 5
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-05-08
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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