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Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Series

Field notebooks and travel journals, 1945 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/11
Scope and Contents This series comprises items that constitute a personal record of Joan Robinson's travels in Europe, Asia and Central America. They include travel notes, itineraries, and field notes recording visits to factories, farms, and other places. Particularly detailed are the notes taken while in China during 1963-4, 1967 and 1972.Most of Joan Robinson's field notes were placed in notebooks on which the recto sides of the sheets were used, then the notebook turned round and started again from the...
Dates: 1945 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Foreign affairs: China and Japan, 1978-04 - 1978-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/21
Scope and Contents

Papers on a visit by British MPs (including JA as Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) to Japan, including: programmes; briefings on Japan and Korea; report from the Assembly of the Western European Union on China and European security.

Dates: 1978-04 - 1978-05
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.
 Fonds

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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Itineraries: Tokyo, 1974-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/41
Scope and Contents

Record of the meeting between CS and the Foreign Minister of Japan, Toshio Kimura, October 1974.

Dates: 1974-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Japan, 1939 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/412-415
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1939 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Japan and East Africa, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND B.17
Scope and Contents

Unfinished letter to his sister written in Japan 6 May; 'The mountain of Tanganyika. A climb above the clouds' by Bagnold, 9pp typescript with ms corrections.

Dates: 1936
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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Japan, entry into war, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/56
Scope and Contents From the Series:

[?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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'Japan', sheet 35, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.104
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class:

These maps were compiled by the War Office. Printed on linen-backed paper.

Dates: 1923
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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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.
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Letters from observatories, 1878 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/153
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies, the foundation of new observatories in Jamaica and Japan, requests for instruments for New Zealand, and reports from various centres. The correspondents include C.P. Smyth, R. Herbert, L. Mallet, W.H.M. Christie, Sir D. Gill, C. Pritchard, N.R. Pogson, E.J. Stone, A.E.B. Mouchez, the Earl of Rosse, O. Struve and E.B. Baillaud. There are also reports from the Edinburgh, Colaba, Oxford University and Strasbourg...
Dates: 1878 - 1879
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).
 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.
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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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Metals Society

Reference Code: GBR/0014/METL
Scope and Contents

British Intelligence Objectives Sub-committee and Combined Intelligence Objectives
Sub-committee reports on German and Japanese war industry.

Dates: 1939 - 1952
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Naval reminiscences and records, 1918 - 1955

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

Includes: letters of appointment to posts and promotions (1918-55); war data (1946); Hughes-Hallett's naval reminiscences (1955); letter from the Admiralty on Hughes-Hallett's retirement (1955); articles by others; and narratives of British repatriates from Japanese prisoner of war camps (Nov 1945)

Dates: 1918 - 1955
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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NK's visit to Japan, 1998-11-15 - 1998-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/6/44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Visits and meetings, mostly relating to European transport policy and trans-European network issues.

Dates: 1998-11-15 - 1998-11-18
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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Notebook containing diary of Carron's visit to Japan, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CARN 4/11
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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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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