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Hong Kong

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

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AFA in-letters, 1909-10 - 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 8th Lord Hardwicke [earlier Lord Royston]; Mary Greenwood (9); Hamar Greenwood on subjects including his unsuccessful election campaign (1910) (4); Ermine Murray [later Ermine, Lady Elibank]; Dorothy, Lady Stanley (5); 2nd Lord Napier of Magdala; Fabian Trollope; Harold Amery; Anne Chamberlain (2); Lady Edward Cecil [later Violet, Lady Milner] (2); Rose Ravenshaw; Lady Francis Scott (2); Mary Childers; Sir William Allardyce [Governor of the Bahamas] on his arrival in the...
Dates: 1909-10 - 1929-12
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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Album of Empire Day, Hong Kong, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 10/76
Scope and Contents Including press cuttings and photographs.
Dates: 1932
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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Briefing notes for MT from Alfred Sherman (6), circa December 1980 & April-August 1982, 1980-12 - 1982-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/13/20
Scope and Contents Includes: MT’s handwritten annotations Includes: notes from Sherman on: "TV franchises- dangers ahead", circa December 1980; "The stable door remains unlocked, Foreign Office deficiencies threaten Government", April 1982; "Media problems. What machinery do we need?", May 1982; "Prime Minister’s office", 11 June 1982, with attached note for MT from In Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), 5 July 1982; "Advance warning: conflict with nurses...
Dates: 1980-12 - 1982-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Business letters: Local, 1813-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7
Scope and Contents Business letters sent from places in China and Hong Kong.
Dates: 1813-1905
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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Committee of Imperial Defence and Cabinet Prints: white papers, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/47
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the defences of Hong Kong; defence of Egypt's eastern frontier; scale of a possible attack on Prince Rupert, Canada; scale of a possible attack on Australia; the international status of the dominions of Britain was at war. Includes papers for the 1911 Imperial Conference on matters of naval and military defence.
Dates: 1911
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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Committee of Imperial Defence and Cabinet Prints: white papers, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/51
Scope and Contents Subjects include: treatment of neutral and enemy merchant ships in time of war; airship policy; trading with the enemy; the Air Committee; armaments of defended ports; provision of long range guns; the strength of the infantry garrison at Hong Kong.
Dates: 1912
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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Committee of Imperial Defence and Cabinet Prints: white papers, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/53
Scope and Contents Subjects include: control of aircraft; military conditions governing an attack on Hong Kong; treatment of neutral or enemy merchant ships during a time of war; the maintenance of overseas commerce in time of war; press and postal censorship in time of war.
Dates: 1913
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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Copies of Foreign Office telegrams concerning China and the future of Hong Kong, 28-29 July 1984, 1984-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/75
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series describes the contents of the personal filing kept by Margaret Thatcher’s while at No 10 Downing Street and are items which were of particular interest or importance to her. Many of these papers complement or are duplicated in other series. This personal files series was added to after her departure from Downing Street in 1990. There are some papers from Margaret Thatcher's early political career (1949-), but generally very little before she became Prime Minister in 1979. Almost...
Dates: 1984-07
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Copy of Hong Kong magazine, "Ming Pao Weekly", its front page headline reads "the secrets of Mrs Thatcher's wardrobe and hairstyle", 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/16/13
Scope and Contents It explains that MT visited Hong Kong for three days from 26th September 1982 onwards and describes places she went.
Dates: 1982
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Correspondence on time balls, 1879 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/147
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding time balls, 1879-1893, including the following material:Correspondence regarding reprints, ordered by G.B. Airy in 1880, of articles from 'Nature', 1876, concerning the distribution of time signals.Correspondence, 1879-1880, regarding the Prussian Government's request for information on colonial time in South Africa, Canada, India, St Helena, Mauritius, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, and similar requests from the U.S. Hydrographic...
Dates: 1879 - 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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Correspondence re Hong Kong, 1946-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/2/10
Dates: 1946-1974
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 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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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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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, 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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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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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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Hong Kong correspondence, 1984-08 - 1996-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/76
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on immigration from Hong Kong to Britain. Correspondents include: Francis Maude, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, writing to a constituent on the reasons for giving British citizenship to people from Hong Kong; Lydia Dunn, Senior Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council, on the Draft Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order (2); Clement Freud and Richard Luce, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Frederick...
Dates: 1984-08 - 1996-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Hong Kong: Swiftsure and Anson, 1943-01 - 1946-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDSN 3/7
Scope and Contents Photographs and souvenirs of events while Edelsten was aboard HMSS Swiftsure and Anson with the 4th Cruiser Squadron, including the unveiling of the memorial to Allied servicemen in the Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia] and ceremonies in Hong Kong following the surrender of Japan and marking the arrival of the newly released Governor, Sir Mark Young.
Dates: 1943-01 - 1946-06
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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Itineraries: China, Hong Kong and Iran, 1975-03 - 1975-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/45
Scope and Contents Papers from CS's visit for trade talks, May 1975, including: itinerary and programme; briefing notes; records of meetings; notes for CS's speeches in press conferences and at a dinner in Peking [later Beijing].
Dates: 1975-03 - 1975-05
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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Itineraries: Hong Kong, 1975-04 - 1977-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/47
Scope and Contents Papers from CS's visit to Hong Kong for trade talks, May 1975, including: itinerary and programme; notes for CS's press conference; records of meetings; correspondence between CS and Sir Murray MacLehose [Governor of Hong Kong], also relating to CS's visit in 1977.
Dates: 1975-04 - 1977-11
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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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 Scarth: Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7084
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript letters, mainly from China.
Dates: 1847- 1858
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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