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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 950 Collections and/or Records:

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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).
 Series

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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Further papers relating to Gridley's work in Algeria and France, 1943-10 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 6
Scope and Contents Includes: report by Gridley to Lord Hyndley [Controller-General Ministry of Fuel and Power, earlier John Hindley] on his first visit to Algiers as Acting Chief of the North African Economic Board Coal Division, particularly on the division's achievements, the high coal requirements of French North Africa, relations with the Americans and French, local coal output, the use of coal substitutes and NAEB staff; memorandum by Gridley on NAEB's functions, structure and staffing; copy of notes on...
Dates: 1943-10 - 1947-07
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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General articles 1914-18, 1914-09 - 1918-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, texts and prints of articles and lectures by LSA, on subjects including: the role of the Empire in the war; Ireland's demand for fiscal autonomy; the constitutional development of South Africa; British preparations for war; imperial taxation; investing the surplus funds of the trade unions into industry; arming new recruits; LSA's own career. Also includes: article by L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review] on lack of support for the Army from the Government; print...
Dates: 1914-09 - 1918-06
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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General papers, 1957-02 - 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5/1
Scope and Contents Includes: minute from Alan Lennox-Boyd, Secretary of State for the Colonies [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton] on development of the Seychelles; memorandum from the Revolutionary Government of Indonesia in Europe on the military, political and social economic situation in Indonesia; notes of meetings between JA and Michel Debre, Jacques Soustelle and [?] Marcel Boussac on Anglo-French relations, particularly on the Common Market and the association of Guinea with Ghana; note on the division of...
Dates: 1957-02 - 1958-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Unknown

"Handbook of the French Army: General Staff, War Office", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/6
Scope and Contents

Printed. Detailed information about the French army including French history, France, army conditions and recruitment, organisation, administration, military education, uniform, and the French navy.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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).
 Fonds

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).
 Sub-Series

Information Papers on Other Countries, 1939-08 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/1
Scope and Contents

For broadcasts to Albania, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Rumania, Spain, Yugoslavia

Dates: 1939-08 - 1945-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Information Papers on Other Countries, 1940 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/12
Scope and Contents

France; Ms note attached to paper on 'German Tactics in France' provided by Dr Stenton based on his research)

Dates: 1940 - 1943
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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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).
 Fonds

John Acton, 1st Baron Acton: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4607-5021
Scope and Contents 1. Family papers The papers contain material relating to the Actons of Naples: Commodore John Acton, his nephew J.F.E. Acton and H. Acton, a midshipman; material concerning the Dalberg family, particularly the family property on the Rhine, at Herrnsheim; a few manuscripts relating to Lord Granville; and the 1st Lord Acton's personal papers, including those covering his early years, his parliamentary career and interest in Ireland, relations with his family, and the period of his life spent...
Dates: c. 1650 - 1900
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).
 Sub-Fonds

John Montague, 1967-2012 and undated

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose received by Barrie Cooke and original artwork produced by him. The principal correspondents are Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Jean Valentine and John Montage, and their letters along with their poetry and prose are to be found in the archive. There is also a large series of correspondence from poets and artists resident in Ireland, the United Kingdom and America, often consisting of just 1 or 2 letters from each correspondent but...
Dates: 1967-2012 and undated
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Archive reading room is open by appointment, Wednesdays-Fridays, but all visits must be booked in advance. We are currently limiting the number of researchers due to social distancing requirements. Photographs may not be taken of the Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes material without the permission of the Estates. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for permissions. The remainder of the collection may be photographed for private research, subject to UK copyright provisions. Those wishing to publish from the collection should seek advice from the Archivist prior to publication.
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Journal of a tour in France, 2 Sept. 1830-18 Oct. 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6812
Dates: 2 Sept. 1830-18 Oct. 1830
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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Journalism aborted, 1983-08 - 1991-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/4/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence on cancelled articles and media interviews by JEP, with correspondents including: Paul Morrish (3); representatives of the Telegraph Magazine (5); representatives of the BBC (9); James MacManus, Assistant Editor, Sunday Telegraph (3); Douglas Keay, Woman's Own magazine (6); representatives of Phi Television Limited (4); Susan Raven, Assistant Editor, Sunday Times magazine (5); Gillian Fairchild, Features Editor of Good Housekeeping (3); David Skan, Commissioning Editor, the...
Dates: 1983-08 - 1991-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Lady Betty Balfour, 1919-02-17 - 1919-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/9/3
Scope and Contents

Comprising a journal of visit to Arthur Balfour in Paris (12).

Dates: 1919-02-17 - 1919-02-28
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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