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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

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From Florence, Lady Alwyne Compton, Canterbury, 22 July 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/App/31
Scope and Contents

Comments on Dent's travels around Orvieto, Perugia, Spoleto; her old Venetian servant is very ill; will travel round England this year

Dates: 22 July 1907
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 Florence, Lady Alwyne Compton, Canterbury, 25 Oct. 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/App/36
Scope and Contents

Is troubled by 'tiresome' mail; a fable about a pair of shoes; 'I think Parker's Piece a very nice position, and hope the Reverend Negus will not give you too much to do.'

Dates: 25 Oct. 1907
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 Florence, Lady Alwyne Compton, Canterbury, 17 Feb. 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/App/37
Scope and Contents

Enjoys Dent's walks as much as he does; encloses a list of books; Cistercian architecture; has contributed to a fund after the fire at Comacchio

Dates: 17 Feb. 1908
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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Letter and proposal from Henry Croaker on the motion of heavenly bodies, 1819-02-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 80-92
Scope and Contents

Includes drawings of a sun-dial and compass, a diagram on the circular motion of the sun, mathematical calculations and tables of longitude.

Dates: 1819-02-17
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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Letter from F G Ravenhill to Robert Temple Wright; written at Canterbury in enclosure in previous item, 1879-07-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 181: 177e
Scope and Contents

Letter from F G Ravenhill to Robert Temple Wright; written at Canterbury in enclosure in previous item


(Letter)

Dates: 1879-07-28
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 Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-06-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 95-96
Scope and Contents

Concerning his invention of a mechanism to demonstrate the motion of the sun, moon and tides. Includes a drawing and calculations.

Dates: 1819-06-14
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1819

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 99-100
Scope and Contents

Containing extracts of an 84 verse poem by Croaker.

Dates: 1819
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-09-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 101-102
Scope and Contents

In which Croaker refers to ideas shown to him 'by dreams'.

Dates: 1819-09-16
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-10-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 103
Scope and Contents

In which Croaker threatens to present his observations on longitude to 'a foreign board' unless given an immediate answer on their worth.

Dates: 1819-10-08
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-04-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 104-105
Scope and Contents

The letter begins with a table entitled 'truth demonstrated on the laws of equity from Alla to George the Fourth England'.

Dates: 1820-04-09
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-06-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 106-107
Scope and Contents

Containing further observations in verse, which came to him in a dream.

Dates: 1820-06-18
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-08-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 108-109
Scope and Contents

Containing observations in verse.

Dates: 1820-08-16
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to the Board of Longitude, 1818-01-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 75-79
Scope and Contents

Outlining his proposal for finding longitude. Includes a dial table, tables of longitude (for January to December 1818) and a drawing of 'a sun-dial on the perpetual motion'.

Dates: 1818-01-10
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to the Board of Longitude, 1819-04-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 93-94
Scope and Contents

Outlining his proposal for finding longitude.

Dates: 1819-04-09
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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Letter from Henry Croaker to the Board of Longitude, 1820-09-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 110-111
Scope and Contents

Concerning the movements of the heavenly bodies.

Dates: 1820-09-25
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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Letter from John Abram to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-11-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 368-368a
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1819-11-16
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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Letter from William Henry Fremantle to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Canterbury, 1888-07-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 107: A19-A20
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Henry Fremantle to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Canterbury


(Letter)

Dates: 1888-07-21
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 William Henry Fremantle to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Canterbury, 1888-07-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 107: A21-A22
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Henry Fremantle to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Canterbury


(Letter)

Dates: 1888-07-28
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 William Masters to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Canterbury, 1860-05-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 76: B166-B167
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Masters to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Canterbury


(Letter)

Dates: 1860-05-08
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 William Masters to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Canterbury, 1850-04-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 77: 168-169
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Masters to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Canterbury


(Letter)

Dates: 1850-04-03
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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Papers on engineering and inventions, 1869 - 1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/459
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence and papers regarding engineering and new inventions. The correspondents include C.B. Vignoles, W.H. Barlow, B.A. Gould, F. Bashforth, E.J. Routh, W.H. Miller and W.B. Adams. Many of the papers are printed, and they include notices of meetings, pamphlets and circulars. The subjects covered include railways, with a diagram of the Playford Level Crossing; the Canterbury gas and water supply, with a sketch of a rotary valve for sewage pumps; gas meters; nickel...
Dates: 1869 - 1872
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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Philosophical observations by Henry Croaker, 1819-09-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 97-98
Scope and Contents

Set of philosophical observations relating to the longitude problem. Includes a drawing and calculations.

Dates: 1819-09-09
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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