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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and...
Dates: 1819-1891
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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Anonymous journal of a tour from Lyons to Paris, 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2744.20
Scope and Contents

Inside front cover: sketch map of a part of Lyons. Inside back cover: notes in English and French of names and addresses.

Dates: 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772
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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Col. Bertram Romilly: Letters from Sudan and France

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9656
Scope and Contents

Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.

Dates: 1912-1915
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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Commentary on the Kingdom of France

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4439
Scope and Contents

Monsignor de Terracina, 'Commentarii dell' attioni del regno di Francia'; Michele Soriano, 'Commentarii del regno di Francia'; and other pieces, 409 folios.

Dates: 1650 (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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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 of a tour in France and Italy with his brother Cuthbert, 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6807
Dates: 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826
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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Eighteenth-Century Political and Other Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6342
Scope and Contents Political papers, verses, and other miscellaneous material, 160 folios. (Fo. 1) Three drafts of a memorandum or treatise on political and social reform in France, in French, dated 1780-1783, 1788 and September 1789. The concluding section and index are at fos 82-83. (Fo. 84) Copy of Capitulations agreed between England and Turkey, in Italian, 1675. (Fo. 94) Portions of a treatise on conchology, by an English writer, in Italian. (fo. 143) [Jacques] Montet, 'Observations sur les Castors qu'on...
Dates: 1750 (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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found the earth in the intestinal canal praesepe cum lapillis commixtum, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 64.1: 93
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin lacks beginning


(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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 6 Nov. 1915-8 Nov. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/5
Scope and Contents

German efficiency; uncomplimentary remarks about [Sir Thomas] Beecham; the fortunes of English chamber music; mud

Dates: 6 Nov. 1915-8 Nov. 1915
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 3 Apr. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/10
Scope and Contents

Has been on leave again; his current reading; Hugh Walpole's 'Red Cross book'; has subscribed reluctantly to 'R B's grand plaquet fund'; I see [A.W.] Tisdall [of Trinity] has been given the VC; they are always given to corpses nowadays.'

Dates: 3 Apr. 1916
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 29 Apr. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/11
Scope and Contents

Requesting Clive [?Carey]'s address in Calais 'as we go there for a rest in a few days time'

Dates: 29 Apr. 1916
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 2 June 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/12
Scope and Contents

Has been given command of a company; hears [Sir Hubert] Parry has written 'some more part songs' [probably Songs of Farewell]; asks after V[aughan] W[illiams]; his head is full of music; Eddie Marsh is 'in despair, for his saccharine memoir of Rupert has been nipped in the bud'

Dates: 2 June 1916
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 31 July 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/13
Scope and Contents

Again missed Dent when on leave, but met Manny [Forbes], [Cyril] Rootham, Alan Gray and others, the latter in despair at the state of Cambridge; Beecham has heard of Vaughan Williams's new opera [Hugh the Drover] and shows interest, 'I suppose it would be too hideous a fate for it?'; saw a performance of Boris Godunov

Dates: 31 July 1916
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 2 Oct. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/14
Scope and Contents

Has been on leave in Paris, where he met Alphonse ?Kans and saw the latter's art collection; has so far failed to secure a staff job

Dates: 2 Oct. 1916
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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From G.A. Sullivan [Regular Army Officer], [France], 6 Apr. 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/131
Scope and Contents

The Kneller Hall post; Adrian Boult; his wind septet has been performed privately; progress of the war

Dates: 6 Apr. 1918
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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From Iolo Aneurin Williams, [France], 4 Aug. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/73
Scope and Contents

Working for the claims commission as a rent officer; hopes to meet some old friends; the French peasantry; death of 'CB'

Dates: 4 Aug. 1916
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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From Siegfried Sassoon, [France], 14 July 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/25a
Scope and Contents

'This [accompanying sketch of an equestrian statue] gives a rough idea of what I should like erected on Market Hill after my demise - But it must be executed by a Royal Acadamician...'

Dates: 14 July 1916
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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From Sir James Steuart Wilson, 2nd Bn K[ing's] R[oyal] R[ifle] C[orps], France, 7 Dec. 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/80
Scope and Contents

Celebration of [King's College] Founder's Day; problems involved in cashing a cheque; unimpressed by most Belgian refugees; wet, muggy weather, with little to do

Dates: 7 Dec. 1914
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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From Sir James Steuart Wilson, 2[nd Bn] K[ing's] R[oyal] R[ifle] C[orps], [France], 12 Aug. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/121
Scope and Contents

Very hot and dusty in Picardy; Beecham and his production of Seraglio; moves into the front line the next day as a company commander, a role he prefers

Dates: 12 Aug. 1916
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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From Sir James Steuart Wilson, [France], 9 Jan. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/83
Scope and Contents

Will have to rest in hospital for a time; does not wish to be sent to 'any Red Cross show'

Dates: 9 Jan. 1915
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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From Sydney A. Wells, BEF, France, 5 Nov. 1918 ('Guy Fawkes Day')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/50
Scope and Contents

An indiscretion; has been painting: 'Buying painting materials in this absurd town was great fun.'

Dates: 5 Nov. 1918 ('Guy Fawkes Day')
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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From William John Oatfield, [France], 5 Oct. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/O/2
Scope and Contents

The prospect of leave and the amenities of an unidentified base town [Amiens?]; fighting in wet weather; 'Would you tell me the name of some nursery ballads you once played to me?'

Dates: 5 Oct. 1915
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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Harriet Susan Miller: Continental Tour Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6230
Scope and Contents

Journal by Harriet Miller of tours on the continent with her husband, Professor W.H. Miller, 1856 and later.

Dates: 1856 (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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History of France from Louis XII to Henri IV

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6756
Scope and Contents

Written in an early nineteenth century hand, and possibly a translation, 182 folios. Fos i, xi, 169, and the verso throughout are blank.

Dates: 1800 (Early 19th cent)
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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Italian History

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4438
Scope and Contents

'Delle historie memorabili contiene le Guerre d'Italia de' nostri tempi', possibly in the author's own hand.

Dates: 1656 (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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