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Sydney

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

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A short account of a voyage from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Canton in China in 1803, 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 235-251
Scope and Contents A narrative account by James Inman of a voyage on board the ship Rolla, commanded by John Cumming, in 1803. The account provides details of the situation of places encountered, and of ‘every circumstance’ of the voyage relevant to navigation. It includes detailed descriptions of many of the places visited and of encounters with indigenous peoples. It also describes the loss of HMS Porpoise and the merchantman Cato, and the role of the Rolla, the Cumberland (commanded by Captain Flinders), and...
Dates: 1803
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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Copy of the HMS Investigator’s comparison book for the timekeepers, 1801-10-31 - 1802-08-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/66/2: 4v-27
Scope and Contents Containing tables of comparison relating to timekeepers A82, A176, A1736, E520 and E543.
Dates: 1801-10-31 - 1802-08-10
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 longitudes and latitudes, 1873 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/258
Scope and Contents Letter and observations from Captain W.J. Wharton regarding the results of his experiment to find the longitude of Malta from Gibraltar, 1873.Printed paper on the galvanic determination of the difference in longitude between Bombay and Malta, 1874.Newspaper cutting from the 'South Australian Advertiser', 19 February 1889, regarding Australian longitudes.Correspondence on marking Major Darwin's longitude station at Singapore, 1891-1892.Miscellaneous correspondence...
Dates: 1873 - 1903
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 Sydney Observatory, 1855 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/156
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the observatory at Sydney, including orders and requests for new instruments, the transport of new instruments and their insurance, the filling of vacancies, and financial transactions with the Oriental Bank Corporation. The correspondents include Sir W. Denison, W. Hopkins, W.H. Miller, E. Sabine and B. Stewart, as well as government departments and various instrument makers.
Dates: 1855 - 1861
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 Benjamin Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1789-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 295-296
Scope and Contents Concerning his son's circumstances in New South Wales and the possibility of a salary for his work as Engineer and Officer of Artillery.
Dates: 1789-06-09
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 Benjamin Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1789-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 297
Scope and Contents Concerning a petition to compensate his son William Dawes for the work he had done as Engineer and Officer of Artillery in New South Wales, and a petition for leave of absence for him.
Dates: 1789-07-20
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 Benjamin Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1789-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 298-299
Scope and Contents Concerning his petitions on behalf of his son, William Dawes, in New South Wales.
Dates: 1789-08-01
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 Benjamin Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1791-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 305-306
Scope and Contents Thanking him for his assistance regarding his son, William Dawes and assuring him that the books and instruments would be brought back from Sydney on HMS Gorgon, which had just departed from Spithead with supplies. Dawes also discusses the shortage of food and clothing at the settlement, and recounts William's list of rations at the settlement, noting how they were cut after the loss of the Sirius.
Dates: 1791-02-01
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 Benjamin Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1789-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 294
Scope and Contents Concerning whether his son Lieutenant William Dawes should return to England with the marine corps or remain at Sydney to continue his work at the observatory.
Dates: 1789-05-30
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 Robert Darwin to John Stevens Henslow; written at Sydney copy in hand 2, 1836-01-28 - 1836-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 145: 36
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Robert Darwin to John Stevens Henslow; written at Sydney copy in hand 2
(Letter)
Dates: 1836-01-28 - 1836-01-29
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 Robert Darwin to Susan Elizabeth Darwin; written at Sydney, 1836-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 154: 83
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Robert Darwin to Susan Elizabeth Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1836-01-28
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 Robert Darwin to Susan Elizabeth Darwin; written at Sydney, 1836-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 223: 32
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Robert Darwin to Susan Elizabeth Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1836-01-28
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 Conrad Martens to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1862-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 171: 52
Scope and Contents Letter from Conrad Martens to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-01-20
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 James Inman to [Nevil Maskelyne], 1803-08-05 - 1803-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 209-216
Scope and Contents Concerning observations taken at Garden Island, Sydney, New South Wales, and his equipment and instruments. A postscript concerns a gift of a pet for Miss Maskelyne, with mention of the different animals of the country.
Dates: 1803-08-05 - 1803-08-08
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 Philip Gidley King to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney damaged, 1869-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 169: 28
Scope and Contents Letter from Philip Gidley King to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney damaged
(Letter)
Dates: 1869-02-25
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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Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney, 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 198: 115
Scope and Contents Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31
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.
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Letter from Philip Gidley King to [Sir Francis Darwin]; written at Sydney, 1882-04-21 - 1904-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 169: 25
Scope and Contents Letter from Philip Gidley King to [Sir Francis Darwin]; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-04-21 - 1904-12-31
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.
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Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney annotated photocopy of See item 115, 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 198: 117
Scope and Contents Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney annotated photocopy of See item 115
(Letter)
Dates: 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31
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.
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Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney photocopy See of item 115, 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 198: 116
Scope and Contents Letter from Philip Gidley King to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Sydney photocopy See of item 115
(Letter)
Dates: 1817-01-01 - 1904-12-31
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.
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Letter from Robert David Fitzgerald to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1875-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 164: 130
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert David Fitzgerald to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1875-09-20
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 Robert David Fitzgerald to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1877-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 164: 131
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert David Fitzgerald to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1877-03-15
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 Royal Society of New South Wales to Charles Robert Darwin conferring award of honorary membership, 7 Aug. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 230: 77
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: 7 Aug. 1879
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 William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1862-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 161: 173
Scope and Contents Letter from William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-01-21
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 William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1862-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 161: 174
Scope and Contents Letter from William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-06-20
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 William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney, 1862-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 161: 175
Scope and Contents Letter from William Branwhite Clarke to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sydney
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-09-20
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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