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Russia

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Subject Source: Local sources

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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).
 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.
 Item

Flora Rossica C Ledebour vol 1 1842 / Count all - but not vars marked a - not subvarieties, 1842-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 16: 121br
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-01-01 - 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.
 Sub-Series

Information Papers on Other Countries, 1943 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/10
Scope and Contents

Russia

Dates: 1943 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Journal of a Tour to Russia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8720
Scope and Contents Travel journal in the form of letters to 'J.H.' - John Henniker(-Major), who succeeded his father as 2nd Lord Henniker in 1803, 375 pages. The journal describes, in a series of letters, 'A Northern Tour in the Years 1775 and 1776 through Copenhagen and Petersburgh to the River Swir joining the Lakes of Onega and Ladoga'. It includes sketches of scenery, architecture and modes of transport. In the inside cover is the bookplate of Lord Henniker (1804) and a cutting from an unnamed sale...
Dates: 1775-1776
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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Keynes: The Papers of Lydia Lopokova Keynes

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises materials related to the performances of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, pieces of her writing, correspondence, and other items that chronicle her life, including photographs, diaries, scrapbooks and reminiscences by others. Although the collection covers a variety of topics, Lydia's professional interests have led to a concentration of items concerning the subjects of ballet and drama.

Dates: 1903 - 1986
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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston including telegrams from Russia, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection includes: papers and correspondence, photographs and press cuttings plus material on household and domestic administration. It contains the letters exchanged between Sir Winston (WSC) and Lady Churchill (CSC) from 1908, the time of their engagement, until 1963, shortly before Sir Winston's death (1965). This collection was used by Lady Soames in the writing of her mother's biography and it provides a splendid, detailed and often very moving record of a remarkable...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lady Spencer-Churchill's correspondence and personal papers, 1885 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3
Scope and Contents

Subjects covered by the material in this section include: Chartwell; Russia and CSC's visit in 1945; work in WSC's Essex constituency, Wanstead and Woodford; and the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).

Dates: 1885 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Logbook of HMS Hannibal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6659
Scope and Contents

Logbook of HMS Hannibal covering its service off the Crimea, 83 folios. The volume is written in three hands, with occasional notes added by one of the officers.

Dates: 1855-1856
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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'Manchuria', sheet 23, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.100
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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Minutes of ‘X’ meetings, 1918-05 - 1918-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/34
Scope and Contents Notes of War Cabinet discussions [between David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, 1st Lord Milner, Secretary of State for War and General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of Imperial General Staff] on subjects including: the Western front in France and Italy; American forces on the Western front; reinforcements from Ireland; the situation on the Western front, including mingling British and French forces; the situation in Russia, including Japan's intervention; future military policy; the German...
Dates: 1918-05 - 1918-07
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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Miscellaneous papers, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/675
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers, including a handwritten paper by Sir Richard Woolley on the minimum mass of a star; a note by Woolley on observations of the Sun in very long wave lengths; a letter from D. Lynden-Bell of Clare College, Cambridge, regarding a method of finding general solutions of the Lionville equation without assuming any special velocity distribution such as the ellipsoidal 'law'; and a report by Woolley on his impressions of a visit to Russia.

Dates: 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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NK's visit to Russia, 1996-11-24 - 1996-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/6/22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1996-11-24 - 1996-11-26
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 Russia, 1996-11-24 - 1996-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/6/23
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1996-11-24 - 1996-11-26
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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Notes of Two Conversations with Lord Brimelow

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BIMO
Scope and Contents The topics of discussion follow a roughly chronological timetable of the events of 1945. Topics discussed during the first conversation were Poland, Yalta (February 1945), Lord Brimelow's first day at the Foreign Office, the Foreign Office and problems with Russia in 1945, the repatriation of Soviet citizens after the Second World War, Anglo-Soviet relations in 1945, the organization of the Foreign Office, Foreign Office personnel and individuals, Anglo-American co-operation, Communist...
Dates: 1982-04-20 - 1982-04-21
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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NS I Chap 3-93 Note, 1866-03-01 - 1866-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 49: 109r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1866-03-01 - 1866-03-31
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 Palaeontology, geology-209 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 236
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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Other travel records, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/12
Scope and Contents

This series comprises passports and miscellaneous documents related to Joan Robinson's travels in Europe, Asia and Cuba. Documents include notes of names (many not in Joan Robinson's hand), maps, forms, guides and ration coupons.

Dates: 1945 - 1965
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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Papers on general administration, 1965 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/699
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding general administrative matters at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including memoranda on hours worked; correspondence concerning the introduction of Science Research Council conditions of service management with regard to the Isaac Newton Telescope; reports by G.H. Herby on Soviet astronomy; material on the provision of information for the annual report; and disclaimer notices on car parks.

Dates: 1965 - 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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Papers on standards, 1809 - 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/345
Scope and Contents

Printed papers on standards, including English Acts of Parliament; conversion tables for Scottish Measures; Russian, Bavarian and Sardinian Laws concerning weights and measures; and newspaper cuttings. There are also unprinted petitions, reports and comparisons, including petitions from the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, and a draft of a former bill (1758) relating to weights and measures.

Dates: 1809 - 1843
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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Papers on the Committee on Space Research, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/599
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the British National Committee on Space Research and sub-committees; letters concerning attendance at meetings; and reports on meetings, activities and proposals. The papers include the following items:Report by Sir Graham Sutton on the 13th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics at Berkeley, California, August 1963.Papers on a report to the Committee on Space Research, 1963.Correspondence on a grant...
Dates: 1958 - 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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Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/619
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Statement concerning Professor P. Swings's nomination for a Gold Medal, 1952.R. Atkinson's comments on a circular by Dr Sadler, 1952.Correspondence regarding the publication of the reports of various commissions, 1952.Correspondence with Professor Lindblad concerning candidates for the new Executive Committee, 1952.Correspondence with Dr Jackson regarding funding,...
Dates: 1948 - 1952
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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Papers on the National Committee for Astronomy, 1949 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/583
Scope and Contents Papers relating to National Committee for Astronomy, including letters regarding meetings, minutes of meetings, reports, proposals and other material, including correspondence regarding grants for Dr Ferraro and others for visits to Moscow for spectroscopy meetings. The papers also include the following items:Papers regarding rockets and satellites, including the first Russian satellites, 1957-1958.Correspondence with Dr Merton, Professor McCrea and others regarding...
Dates: 1949 - 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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1938 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Nautical Almanac Office and related papers, in fifteen sections, including the following material:(1) Astronomical navigation tablesCorrespondence with D.H. Sadler regarding George G. Hoehne's 'Practical Celestial Air Navigation Tables', 1943.Correspondence with D.H. Sadler regarding astronomical tables, 1942.Memorandum by Sadler titled 'Polar Navigation. A Device for Drawing Position Lines within 15 Degrees of the Pole',...
Dates: 1938 - 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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Papers on the U.S.S.R., 1946 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/308
Scope and Contents

General correspondence and other papers regarding the U.S.S.R., principally the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy of the Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, including material on the exchange of data.

Dates: 1946 - 1973
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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