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Russia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

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Analysis: Jewel in the Constitution, 6-7 April [Radio 4]; JEP on the Soviet Union, John Dunn Radio 2, 26 June, 1989-04-06 - 1989-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 5/37
Scope and Contents From the Series: Cassette recordings of speeches and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP.
Dates: 1989-04-06 - 1989-06-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: As the original cassettes are too fragile to play, it would be helpful if access copies could be ordered in advance, unless the catalogue states that a copy exists already.
 Fonds

Boris Liapounov: Memoir of Aleksandr Liapounov

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6656
Scope and Contents Sketch of the life and work of A. M. Liapounov by B.M. Lyapunov, which appeared in the Reports of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1930, with related works, translated into English by A. J. Pressland, 89 folios: (fo. 1) the Russian Academy sketch; (fo. 46) lecture by A. M. Liapunov 'On the form of celestial bodies'; (fo. 77) obituary notice for Liapounov. Contributors include A. J. Pressland.
Dates: 1930
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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British Parliamentary delegation to Russia, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 2/4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, photographs, cuttings, and reports about the parliamentary delegation in 1945. Members of the group included Colonel Walter Elliott (Conservative MP), Mr Wilfred Roberts (Liberal MP), Lord Farrington, Mr Tom Fraser (Socialist MP), Mr PW Jewson (MP), Major RE Manningham Buller (Conservative MP), Mr John Parker (Socialist MP), Colonel CE Posonby (Conservative MP), and Commander Stephen King-Hall (Independent MP).
Dates: 1945
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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'Central Asia', sheet 21, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.98
Scope and Contents 2nd edition.
Dates: 1931
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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Contains cuttings referring to the biography of WSC, ‘Battle’, with a minority of photographs and cuttings concerning other topics, 1932-08-30 - 1940-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 3
Scope and Contents Foreign Policy: Riots in Ireland; Soviet Union begins the second of its five year plans.

Career: Release of Hugh Martin’s biography of WSC, aptly entitled ‘Battle’, results in the press re-examining almost every episode of any interest in WSC’s early life. ‘Battle’ is given a variety of complementary reviews from a comprehensive selection of newspapers.

Dates: 1932-08-30 - 1940-11-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Copy of an unpublished autobiography, 1901-45

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STRS 1/1
Scope and Contents Comprises: Preface; Chapter 1, Early Memories; Chapter 2, Into Parliament; Chapter 3, The House of Commons; Chapter 4, The Soviet Union; Chapter 5, Henry Moore, By-Election Songs, and Waterloo Bridge; Chapter 6, The Spanish Civil War; Chapter 7, Collapse of MacDonald's Government; and Chapter 8, Wartime.
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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Copy of an unpublished autobiography, 1945-90

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STRS 1/2
Scope and Contents Comprises: Chapter 9, Post-War; Chapter 10, Dalton and Gaitskell; Chapter 11, The Steel Industry Battle; Chapter 12, The Atomic Bomb and Soviet Spies; Chapter 13, Slaugham; Chapter 14, Bevan's Resignation; Chapter 15, Theatre Censorship; Chapter 16, Museum Charges and Clay Cross; Chapter 17, Miscreants; and Chapter 18, The Lords.
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, 1921 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 20
Scope and Contents This is a wide-ranging series, covering a large proportion of Cockcroft's career from his time at university until his death. Retaining Cockcroft's own arrangement, the series has been split into sections including: general correspondence with scientists; correspondence with particular individuals; correspondence arranged by subject; correspondence with and on the numerous people who asked for Cockcroft's help in finding various positions, after the Second World War; miscellaneous papers; and...
Dates: 1921 - 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 on chronometers, 1947 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/353
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the inspection, rating, supply and testing of watches, chronometers and clocks by the Royal Greenwich Observatory Chronometer Section, including the following items:Booklet on 'Balance and Spring' by R.A. Fell.Correspondence concerning quartz crystal chronometers supplied by the Seikosha Watch Company, Tokyo, Japan, 1963.Correspondence regarding the repair of mine clocks, 1962-1963.Correspondence regarding the historical chronometer...
Dates: 1947 - 1963
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 chronometers, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/355
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the supply of chronometers to the Russian Government.
Dates: 1944
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 International Geophysical Year, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/565
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including the following items:Copy of a United Kingdom programme for International Geophysical Year, revised to July 1955.Correspondence concerning the longitudes of the International Geophysical Year stations, 1956.List of stations in China for International Geophysical Year, 1956.Correspondence concerning the loan of instruments and photographs for an exhibition at the Science Museum,...
Dates: 1952 - 1956
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 International Geophysical Year, 1956 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/566
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including committee and sub-committee papers, minutes of meetings, I.G.Y. programmes, observations, and correspondence with British and international institutions and observatories. The papers include the following items:Correspondence with Dr J.M. Stagg concerning geomagnetic data, 1957-1960Correspondence with Dr W. Markowitz, H.M. Smith and J.D. Balfe concerning the Lunar Camera Programme, May...
Dates: 1956 - 1960
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 magnetic data, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence and requests concerning magnetic data, including the following material:Correspondence with the Hydrographer regarding the R.R.S. 'Research', 1948.Correspondence with the Royal Aircraft Establishment regarding titled cameras and with the Hydrographer regarding magnetic variation, 1946.Correspondence with S. Chapman regarding polar flights, 1945, with charts.Correspondence with Dr Fleming regarding the magnetic north pole,...
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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Correspondence on the Indian Survey, 1893 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/82
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Indian Survey, including triangulation stations and instruments, with a chart showing the connection between the triangulations of India and Russia, 1914.
Dates: 1893 - 1932
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 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, 1957 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/780
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, S-Z, including the following items:Saudi Arabia: correspondence regarding the setting up of a large telescope in Riyadh, and minutes and correspondence concerning a special committee to advice Riyadh University.South America: correspondence with the National Observatory of Argentina.Spain: correspondence regarding the Seville Observatory and its lease by the Royal Greenwich Observatory from the Jesuit...
Dates: 1957 - 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 Russian institutions, 1964-02-12 - 1967-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/570
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Soviet Union observatories and universities, including Professor A.A. Mikhailov and Z.I. Kadla of the Pulkova Observatory, Leningrad.
Dates: 1964-02-12 - 1967-05-11
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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Correspondence with Russian observatories, 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/472
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Russian observatories, including correspondence with M.S. Zverev, President of the Commission of the International Astronomical Union; V.B. Mkonov, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; Professor B.A. Orlov, Pulkowa Observatory, Leningrad; and E. Federov, Chief of the Hydrometeorological Service of the U.S.S.R.
Dates: 1946 - 1959
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, 1924-10-18 - 1925-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 25
Scope and Contents Photos and cartoons of WSC and General Election, economy, Russia, income tax, war reparations.
Dates: 1924-10-18 - 1925-04-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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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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"East Indian Command", 1916-01 - 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/3
Scope and Contents Written from the British Residency at Cairo and the Residency at Alexandria in Egypt, Viceregal Lodge at Simla in India, Queen's House, Colombo in Sri Lanka, the Yacht 'North Star', The Palace at Khartoum in Sudan and The Berkeley Hotel in London. Subjects include the difficulties of taking up a new command, the defence of the Suez Canal, the education of their daughter, the Hon. Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss, "the kitten" [later Alice Cunnack], the aftermath of the...
Dates: 1916-01 - 1917-07
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 affairs: War, 1914 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports and papers, particularly from the Dardanelles and Arabia, including a diary of a journey with T. E. Lawrence ['Lawrence of Arabia', later T. E. Shaw].
Dates: 1914 - 1918
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 George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Empire Parliamentary Association: correspondence, 1938-07 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Sir T Drummond Shiels, Acting Secretary of the Association, and Sir Howard d'Egville [organiser and first secretary of the Association]. Other correspondents include: Malcolm MacDonald, British High Commissioner in Canada, on the value of d'Egville's work in Canada as an unofficial link with the American Congress; Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] advising leaving d'Egville to carry on his work in Canada and...
Dates: 1938-07 - 1942-12
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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Field notebook 'No.1, 1886', 22 Apr. - 15 Aug. 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.57
Scope and Contents The first of seven field notebooks kept by William Bateson during the first part of his trip to the ‘Steppe’, including time spent in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Orenburg and Karabutak, en route to the Aral Sea. The entries are part travel diary and part field notes.They include descriptions of landscapes, plants and wildlife observed, places visited (including salt lakes), shells and fossils collected, people encountered (including the Kirghiz), local foods, customs and costumes, and...
Dates: 22 Apr. - 15 Aug. 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Field notebooks, Apr. 1886 - Oct. 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.57-A.63
Scope and Contents Seven soft-bound pocket notebooks in Bateson's hand that he used for documenting his tour of 'the Steppe'. Some have original numbers on the covers which are given in the following descriptions. Entries are mostly in pencil, with occasional use of ink. The content is often exceptionally detailed, with general observations, accounts of incidents, and notes on flora and fauna (sometimes with sketches). A large proportion of the entries are dated.
Dates: Apr. 1886 - Oct. 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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