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Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Algernon Freeman-Mitford: Letters from Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8669
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of letters written by Freeman-Mitford in Japan, 1866-1869.

Dates: 1866-1869
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).
 Sub-Series

Business letters: Japan, 1859-1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10
Scope and Contents

Business letters sent from places in Japan.

Dates: 1859-1892
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Business records from Japan, circa 1866-circa 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/149/17
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous business records from Japan of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and other companies, including many press copies. The papers include documents regarding silk, including lists of shippers of Japan silk, 1869-1870; papers concerning the Takasima Colliery, including a two statements of sales and deliveries in Nagasaki of Takasima coals received from Goto Tankosha, Nagasaki, 6 August 1880 and 8 October 1880; a list of properties destroyed in house godowns by a fire at Yokohama, 26...
Dates: circa 1866-circa 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Columbine has circle of nectaries & 5 pistils with points slightly reflexed from axis of flower, 1860-07-11 - 1860-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 76: A7-A8
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; written at Hartfield


(Note)

Dates: 1860-07-11 - 1860-07-17
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 and papers on Japanese business, circa 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/17
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s business dealings in Japan. There are letters from F.H. Bugbird to [H.V.] Henson, 26 March 1939 (typescript copy); A.E. Cooper to D.G.M. Bernard, 6 April 1939 (manuscript); and D.G.M. Bernard to B.D.F. Beith, 14 April 1939 (typescript). The remaining papers are a memorandum from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to B.D.F. Beith, 15 May 1939, enclosing a five-page typescript copy of an account by A.E. Cooper of the development of...
Dates: circa 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Japan, 1945-1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/2/14
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related letters and papers regarding the economy, trade and other subjects relating to Japan and Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd's business interests in the country. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters to Matheson & Co. Ltd and copies of other letters.

Dates: 1945-1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8560
Dates: 1873-1874
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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F.H.H. Guillemard: Journals and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7783
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of nine volumes of journal entries and notes written during the voyage of the 'Marchesa' and one volume of notes for Guillemard's biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Some of the volumes include lists of letters sent home by Guillemard during his voyage to eastern Asia, China and Japan, which provide a rough itinerary of his journey.

Dates: 1882-1893
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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F.H.H. Guillemard: Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7957
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of twelve large numbered green box-files of monochrome photographs (the majority mounted on boards) of Japan and the Pacific islands. Around eighty percent of the photographs were taken during the voyage of the 'Marchesa'; the remainder probably date from the late 1870s, including photographs purchased by Guillemard, which include many of the smaller images in the collection. The name of Dr Guillemard and the place are recorded on the outside of the boxes. Pasted...
Dates: c. 1875-1886
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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George Robert Graham Conway: Transcripts from National Archives of Mexico

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7226-7306
Scope and Contents Transcripts of volumes of Inquisition Records from the National Archives of Mexico. The majority of the transcripts concern legal suits and trials. There is also material describing the family and descendants of particular individuals, including Juan Suarez Davila and Diego Suarez Pacheco, 1529-1588; Martin Lopez and Geronimo Lopez; Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano and his son, Don Carlos, 1559-1611; Don Tristan de Arellano, 1575-1634; Rodrigo de Vivero, 1597-1673; and Don Rodrigo de Vivero,...
Dates: 1923-1943
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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Jardine Matheson Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM
Scope and Contents The collection contains a comprehensive set of papers covering the activities of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, its predecessors, its subsidiaries and associated firms up to 1969: • The company's business history is covered in large series of accounts (A) and correspondence (B-E, J-K). • The rest of the collection is comprised of legal documents (F), printed commercial circulars and periodicals (G), documents in Chinese (H), papers of other companies (I), and miscellaneous papers (L)....
Dates: 1766-1969
Conditions Governing Access: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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John McEwan: Collections for a History of Japanese Agriculture

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8168
Scope and Contents I. Series of 'Boa' Patent Files labelled as follows: 1. Bibliography; 2. Tsushima; 3. General; 4. Untitled: material on rice varieties, etc.; 5. History; 6. Land Utilization; 7. Management; 8. Post-Meiji Agriculture. II. Two small loose-leaf notebooks containing subject notes, arranged alphabetically. III. Series of 'K4' notebooks, labelled as follows: 1. Periodicals. Misc. II; 2. Sandrin Iriai Yakihota; 3. Shinden; 4. Fertilisers; 5. Nosho 1; 6. Nosho 2; 7. Nosho 3; 8. Fertilisers 2; 9....
Dates: 1950 (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).
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Lady Edith Blake: Journal of journey in China, Korea and Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8423
Scope and Contents

Typescript.

Dates: 1900
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 Leonard Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at [Japan], 1891-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 239.1: 10.17
Scope and Contents

Letter from Leonard Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at [Japan]


(Letter)

Dates: 1891-01-29
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 Leonard Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at [Japan] copy, 1891-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 239.1: 11.11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Leonard Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at [Japan] copy


(Letter)

Dates: 1891-01-29
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.
 Sub-Series

Letters to Japan, 1859-1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C49
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, including indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1859-1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
 Sub-Series

Letters to the China coast, 1870-1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C21
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to places on the China coast, including Shanghai, Foochow and Swatow, as well as some to Japan. C21/2-41 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1870-1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters to the China coast, 1871-1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C22
Scope and Contents

Press copies of shipping letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to places on the China coast, including Shanghai, Foochow and Swatow, as well as some to Japan. C22/1-18, C22/20-21 and C22/23-25 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1871-1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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NS I Continental Extensions-5 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D16
Scope and Contents

At Glacial period, when Vaccinium &c got to top of W Indian islds - land probably almost continuous


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 Glacial Period-50 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E60r
Scope and Contents

Hooker tells me that Australian forms in Japan Grand


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 Glen Roy Notes-21 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: C22
Scope and Contents

Best map of N Scotland? / Shells of Japan / Heyne's Tracts


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.
 Item

NS II Distribution of animals-187 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 234r
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.
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NS II Geographical distribution and species-37 Note, 1845-05-01 - 1845-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 39
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1845-05-01 - 1845-05-31
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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NS II Means of distribution-65 Note, 1844-02-01 - 1844-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 65r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1844-02-01 - 1844-02-29
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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NS II Means of distribution-93 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 95
Scope and Contents

The Facts tending to show double Creation


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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