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Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

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Barlow of Thornby Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Barlow of Thornby
Scope and Contents 1. Provenance and significance of the collectionThe papers in this collection document the varied interests of several generations of the Barlow family of Thornby, Northants, between c. 1850 and 2015, with some material going back to the 18th century.The collection is of considerable interest to a wide range of research: to social historians, as charting the rise of a yeoman and merchant family over several generations; to political historians, as covering the careers of...
Dates: 1707-2015
Conditions Governing Access: Subject to the terms of the donation, access to papers after 1969 requires the permission of Mr Henry S. Barlow (P.O. Box 10139, Postcode 50704, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or E-mail at hsbar@pc.jaring.my). Additionally, access to some items is restricted under data protection legislation. These restrictions are marked on the catalogue. Most of the papers are in good condition. In a few cases, where indicated, papers are currently awaiting conservation and therefore not available to readers.
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Birds-169 Note, 1869-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 84.2: 223
Scope and Contents Harrison Weir says who has [been] making enquiries says "some fanciers have informed me that their [females] often take a fancy to a particular [male]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1869-03-25
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.
 Series — Box MS Add.8386 BOX 5: Series GBR/0012/MS Add.8386/5

Box 5: Manchester and south Lancashire.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8386/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers relating to Manley's work in England and overseas
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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British Association: Interesting discussion on Darwin's theory 'Manchester Examiner': [3 cut cols], 1861-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.1: 92
Scope and Contents Printed; by Anon; written at Manchester
(Printed)
Dates: 1861-09-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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British Association: Mr. Darwin on species: his method 'Manchester Guardian': [3 cut cols], 1861-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.1: 92-93
Scope and Contents Printed; by Anon; written at Manchester
(Printed)
Dates: 1861-09-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
 Fonds

Correspondence of James Dixon (1813-1896), 1849-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6604
Scope and Contents Correspondence, in various hands. The letters deal for the most part with printers' and other errors discovered by James Dixon in the published works of the various correspondents. The correspondents include J. Dixon; T.B. Macaulay, Lord Macaulay; J.B. Marsden; R. Martineau; Mrs Gaskell; W. Whewell; J. Hutchison; F.O. Morris; W.E.H. Lecky; J. Bigelow; J. Morley, Viscount Morley; M. Pattison; C.R. Darwin; M. Arnold; E. Dowden; A. Austin; G.A. Sala; J.A. Froude; M. Napier; and H.Anstey.
Dates: 1849-1884
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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Correspondence on observations given, 1893 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/179
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Dr J. Pulisa, Vienna, concerning errors in lunar places, February 1893.Letter from the Danish Hydrographer requesting errors of the Moon's place for September 1893, the reply enclosing this information, and the Hydrographer's acknowledgement, 1894.Correspondence with Miss Eleen S. Alkins concerning whether Virgo and Scorpius are one constellation, 1894.Correspondence with the Radcliffe Observatory concerning errors in clock stars and the angles for...
Dates: 1893 - 1899
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 British Association, 1861 - 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/409
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the British Association, with related papers. The material includes notices, agendas, summonses and council minutes; announcement of a meeting in 'The London Review'; pamphlets on the membership and programme for the Manchester Convention (1861); a plan of the Manchester Trade Hall; and preparations for Airy's lecture on eclipses. The correspondents include W. Fairbairn, J.V. Lamont, H.E. Roscoe, M. Faraday, J. Phillips, W. De La Rue, J.R. Hind, R. Fitzroy and T.P....
Dates: 1861 - 1862
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 time balls and signals, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/617
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and time ball service, including the failures of the Greenwich time signal; requests for information on time balls; the establishment of time balls or guns at Queenstown, Sheffield, Bristol and Manchester; a paper by S.P. Langley 'On the Allegheny system of electrical time signals'; experiments with the Post Office chronopher; corrections and errors of the Post Office and Westminster clocks; the system of operation employed by the London...
Dates: 1870 - 1875
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 regarding time signals, 1879 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/253
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the following subjects:Telegraphs announcing errors and failures in the time signal, 1879-1880.Complaints about the time signal sent to Glasgow, the General Post Office and Portsmouth, 1880-1881.T. Lewis and W.H.M. Christie on the correction of the mean solar clock and errors in the 10 o'clock signal, 1884.Explanation by W.H. Preece to H.H. Turner that the failure of the time signal is due to poor batteries,...
Dates: 1879 - 1893
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 scientific societies, 1860 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/410
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various scientific societies, with related papers. There are minutes and proceedings of the British Association; papers on the work of the Balloon Committee; R. Willis' address to the 1862 conference at Cambridge; the programme and list of membership for this Cambridge conference; 'Birmingham Daily Post' and 'Daily Telegraph' reports on balloon trials; Airy's talk on strains in tubular bridges; writing by J.D. Forbes on the conduction of heat in bars; determination of...
Dates: 1860 - 1863
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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envelope in which items 244: 1-2 originally despatched; secondary type: miscellaneous, 1881-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 244: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from Elizabeth Greaves to [unidentified]; written at Manchester in enclosed with See items 1-2 in board folder
(Letter, miscellaneous)
Dates: 1881-05-14
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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envelope in which items 244: 1-2 originally despatched; secondary type: miscellaneous, 1881-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 244: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from [unidentified] to Elizabeth Greaves; written at Manchester in enclosed with See items 1-2 in board folder
(Letter, miscellaneous)
Dates: 1881-05-14
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.
 Series

From James Kendrick Pyne [Organist], Manchester

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/134
Scope and Contents Thanks Dent for his note and encloses a paper for his comments
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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IP-7 Letter, 1877-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 86: B12-B13
Scope and Contents Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin
Letter; written at Manchester Letter from Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1877-06-18
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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IP-8 Letter, 1877-10-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 86: B14-B15
Scope and Contents William Crawford Williamson to Charles Robert Darwin
Letter; written at Manchester Letter from William Crawford Williamson to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1877-10-23
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 Arthur Balfour to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Manchester dictated, 1900-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 4938
Scope and Contents Letter from Arthur Balfour to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Manchester dictated
(Letter)
Dates: 1900-09-26
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 Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester, 1879-01-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 194
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1879-01-13
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 Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester, 1873-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 192
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1873-07-07
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 Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester, 1873-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 193
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Harrison Blackley to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1873-07-11
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 D Price to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Manchester, 1915-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 207
Scope and Contents Letter from D Price to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1915-05-10
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 Douglas Archibald to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Manchester, 1899-01-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 4486
Scope and Contents Letter from Douglas Archibald to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1899-01-13
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 Edward Darwin (1782-1829) to Robert Waring Darwin; written at Manchester, 1805-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 227.6: 139
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Darwin (1782-1829) to Robert Waring Darwin; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1805-01-26
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 Elizabeth Greaves to [unidentified]; written at [Manchester] covering letter in enclosed with See previous item; lacks ending, 1881-05-01 - 1881-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 244: 2
Scope and Contents Letter from Elizabeth Greaves to [unidentified]; written at [Manchester] covering letter in enclosed with See previous item; lacks ending
(Letter)
Dates: 1881-05-01 - 1881-05-31
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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Letter from Erasmus Darwin (1881-1915) to Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer; written at Manchester, 1905-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 706
Scope and Contents Letter from Erasmus Darwin (1881-1915) to Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer; written at Manchester
(Letter)
Dates: 1905-11-25
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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