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Japan

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on Japanese observatories, 1946 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/458
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding Japanese observatories, including correspondence with the International Latitude Observatory, Japan, and correspondence with Y. Hagihara of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory.

Dates: 1946 - 1951
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 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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Correspondence relating to Carron's visit to Japan, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CARN 3/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers mainly comprising correspondence, diaries, articles, speeches, press cuttings and photographs.

Dates: 1967
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 to siblings, [Charles] Waltham and Florence, 1899 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/3
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Repulse, HMS Goliath, HMS Canopus, HMS King Alfred, HMS Glory, HMS Albemarle and from the British Embassy, Tokyo, including Gibraltar, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Malta, Russia, Denmark and the Netherlands.
With a diary entry, 12-25 August 1900; an inventory of gifts, undated; a photograph of a polo player, undated; a copy insurance policy, undated; and sketches.

Dates: 1899 - 1909
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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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 1968
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 with foreign observatories, 1953 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/431
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with foreign observatories, including those in Finland, Belgium, Mexico, South Africa (the Union Observatory), Italy, Sweden, Japan, Switzerland, Rome, Argentina and Brazil.

Dates: 1953 - 1958
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 with Lord Halifax, Foreign Secretary, 1938-05-06 - 1938-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/28
Scope and Contents

Flimsy copy of letter from Hore-Belisha to Viscount Halifax, on his talk with the Japanese Ambassador about the Sino-Japanese war, with Halifax's reply.

Dates: 1938-05-06 - 1938-05-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Correspondence with the Chief Assistant, 1894 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence of the Chief Assistants with the Astronomer Royal during the latter's official absences.(1) Letters from F.W. Dyson to the Astronomer Royal, 1894-1895, covering the following subjects:1. Forwarding of mail from the Admiralty on the subject of chronometers.2. Forwarding personal mail.3. Repairs to the Royal Observatory letterbox and a request for instructions.4. Administrative matters.5. Information on the use and the repair of...
Dates: 1894 - 1906
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 with the Royal Society, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/564
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Royal Society relating mainly to the re-establishment and expansion of astronomy after the Second World War. The papers include the following items:Correspondence concerning the re-equipping of Cambridge observatories, 1948.Minutes of the meeting of the Gassiot Committee on 31 October 1947, with reports from the Kew and Eskdalemuir Observatories.Correspondence concerning Maskelyne manuscripts, 1947.Correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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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Cuttings and cartoons relating to WSC, both before and after the Conservative election defeat, 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 2
Scope and Contents Economic affairs: Budget speculation intensifies as the General Election approaches, in particular concerning taxation; controversy over the issue of Irish loyalist compensation; the rejection, by the new Socialist administration, of unsatisfactory reparations offers. Foreign Policy: Trouble in Palestine; unease in Europe, especially concerning the ‘Danzig corridor’; WSC protests against the government’s policy towards India, highlighting his disapproval by refusing to involve...
Dates: 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Dame Edith Lyttelton née Balfour: writings, 1884 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/1-12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Political and personal correspondence and other papers.

CHAN 1, contains mainly papers of Hon Alfred Lyttelton and Dame Edith Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of material of Oliver Lyttelton
CHAN II, consist mainly of papers of Oliver Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of papers of Alfred and Edith Lyttelton


Dates: 1884 - 1943
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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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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Determination of latitude and longitude of places seen during the voyage, 1795-03 - 1796-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 169v-175r
Scope and Contents Places mentioned (in order of occurrence) are: Sancta Cruz Bay in the island of Tenerife; the island of St Anthony; the island of Trinidada [Trindade, Brazil]; Cape Frio on the coast of Brazil; Sugar Loaf Rock at the entrance to the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Goff’s Island; Swilly Island off the south cape of Van Diemen’s land [Tasmania]; a small cove near Rocky Head, Typa, near Macao [Macau]; Wymoa Bay, Island of Atooi [Waimea Bay, Kauai]; Bird Island; the entrance of Port [Namou] in the...
Dates: 1795-03 - 1796-11
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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Diaries, 1892 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASR I 7
Scope and Contents

Diaries of travels to Japan.

Dates: 1892 - 1893
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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Diary, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/2
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Goliath, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan and South Korea.

Dates: 1902
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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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.
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Diary, 1905-01 - 1905-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/4
Scope and Contents

Written during a year's shore leave in Japan.

Dates: 1905-01 - 1905-03
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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Diary, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/5
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Goliath, including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, South Korea, the Philippines and Indonesia.
With a pressed leaf.

Dates: 1906
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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Diary, 1907 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/6
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Goliath, including Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Russia and China.
Mainly comprising diary entries for 1946.
With a business card.

Dates: 1907 - 1946
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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Diary, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/7
Scope and Contents

Written from Japan.
Includes a photograph of Oswald Tuck, perhaps with his Japanese servant, Kikutake, undated; dance cards, 1908; and a signed menu, 1921.

Dates: 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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Diary, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/2
Scope and Contents

Diary covering Cadogan's move from London to Peking after his formal appointment to the Chinese legation in January 1934, and his first impressions of China. Subjects covered include: his knighting as KCMG at Sandringham; his journey to China on a ship; British and Chinese relations with Manchukuo [seized by Japan in 1931 following the Mukden Incident] and with Japan generally; the Burma-Yunnan frontier and relations with Chiang-Kai Shek, as well as social and family events.

Dates: 1934
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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Diary, 1935

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

Diary of Cadogan's first year in China. Subjects covered include: the ongoing difficult relationship between Japan and China and the importance of balancing British interests in the region; his promotion to Ambassador in June 1935; Cadogan's relationship with the Foreign Office and the impact of Frederick Leith-Ross' mission; the Chinese financial crisis and difficulties with journalists as well social and family events.

Dates: 1935
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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Diary of a journey to Japan, China, Korea and Canada, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/5
Scope and Contents

Including references to the National Archives of Canada.

Dates: 1929
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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Eastern Fleet: U.S. report on bombardment of Kamaishi, Japan, 1945-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/REDW 2/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Diaries and other papers

Dates: 1945-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as: Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of Admiral Sir Ralph Edwards, REDW.
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Family correspondence, 1900 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/1
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Goliath, including England, the voyage out to Hong Kong via the Suez Canal and Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, China, Japan and South Korea.
With sketches.

Dates: 1900 - 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.
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