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Africa

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

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"A Balanced Economy": source material on Africa, 1952-01 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/124
Scope and Contents Cuttings.
Dates: 1952-01 - 1952-12
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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Africa, 1924 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/7-16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.
Dates: 1924 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Alfred Lyttelton: papers, 1885 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/3/1-10
Scope and Contents Includes certain papers relating to his post as Colonial Secretary, 1903-5.
Dates: 1885 - 1911
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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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1953-02 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/89
Scope and Contents Texts and cuttings of articles by LSA on subjects including: Central African Federation; Kenya (as LSA's foreword to "Before the White Man in Kenya", by Christopher Wilson); tribute to David Lloyd George and Sir Winston Churchill as war leaders (as LSA's contribution to "Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth"); Commonwealth trade (as LSA's reply to an article by Roy Harrod on Commonwealth co-operation); some elementary notes on trade and production; LSA's review of...
Dates: 1953-02 - 1953-12
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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Colonial League Bulletins, 1939-02 - 1940-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/53
Scope and Contents Prints of the Colonial League weekly news bulletin, mainly on Germany's claim to her former colonies in Africa and colonial affairs in general, particularly relating to Africa.

Also includes: notes by LSA on publishing colonial propaganda through the weekly bulletins, and on the League's purpose.

Dates: 1939-02 - 1940-03
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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Colonial League correspondence, 1938-10 - 1946-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/54
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Abe Bailey; [Ferdinand] Stephen Joelson, Director of East Africa Limited, on founding the League with LSA; 4th Lord Harlech [earlier William Ormsby-Gore] on the implications of German colonies in Africa, and the importance of retaining Tanganyika [later Tanzania]; Sir Henry Page Croft, on his hopes for agreement with Germany; 1st Lord Trenchard on publicizing the risks of giving back Germany's former colonies and his reasons for keeping out of the League (2); 1st...
Dates: 1938-10 - 1946-05
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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Colonial Office Papers: Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/3/4
Scope and Contents Comprising anonymous memoranda entitled 'Chinese Labour'; and memorandum and draft dispatch regarding the East and South African railways.
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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Correspondence on Central African Federation, 1952-06 - 1954-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/15
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with representatives of the United Central Africa Association, including John Wallace (5) and [Ferdinand] Stephen Joelson (2) on LSA's help in establishing an organization to support Britain's colonial interests and LSA's acting chairmanship of the United Central Africa Association. Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Trenchard; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; Roy Welensky [Roland Welensky]. Also includes: foreword by LSA to a United...
Dates: 1952-06 - 1954-03
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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Correspondence on eclipse expeditions, 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/648
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding eclipse expeditions to observe the annual eclipse of September 1951 and the solar eclipse of February 1952, including the following items:Letter from D.H. Sadler enclosing solar eclipse data for 1950-1954.Letter from D.C. Martin, Royal Society, concerning the expedition to Rio de Oro, 1951.R. Atkinson's correspondence with D.H. Menzel, Harvard College Observatory, regarding weather data in Africa along the eclipse track.Copies...
Dates: 1949 - 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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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 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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Diary and notebook of tour to Africa, 1962-03 - 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STVS 8/25 b
Scope and Contents Including: Stevens' observations on colonial policy and administration during his tour of Luanda, Leopoldville, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Salisbury, Khartoum, Cairo and Tripoli; press cuttings regarding peace settlement in Congo and Angola; Stevens' view of apartheid; and a Foreign Office letter regarding the negative reaction to Stevens' potential appointment as Ambassador to South Africa.
Dates: 1962-03 - 1962-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is available for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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East African Union, 1929-02 - 1929-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the closer union of Kenya, Tanganyika [later Tanzania] and Uganda, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Peel [Secretary of State for India] on his concerns about LSA's proposed constitutional changes, particularly their effect on Indian opinion (4); Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his depression at the stalemate on union, Peel's attitude, the White Paper of 1923 on the Kenyan common roll electoral system, and the native lands question;...
Dates: 1929-02 - 1929-04
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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Empire articles, 1930-09 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/11
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on the Empire, particularly: the Imperial constitution; the Jubilee and the new era; problems of the Commonwealth; Cecil Rhodes and his vision of a Greater British Africa; the future of East Africa and the Hilton Young Commission; possibilities in developing the Empire; visiting the Empire.

Also includes: letter from Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, asking LSA to write an article on the Commonwealth for the Foreign Affairs quarterly.

Dates: 1930-09 - 1936-12
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, 1958-11 - 1961-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5/3
Scope and Contents Includes: comments on papers by JA on Commonwealth trade and policy on East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa, from Sir William Gorell Barnes and [William] Leslie Monson [Assistant Under-Secretaries of State, Colonial Office] and Sir John Martin [Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office]; note by JA on policy towards the Yemen; rough notes on East Africa; programmes etc from the Commonwealth Chiefs of Staff inter-service study, "Unison"; papers on JA's negotiations in Cyprus,...
Dates: 1958-11 - 1961-08
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.
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Jos: spectator, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/116
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.

The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. A few additions, including the identification of individuals from Blue Books and Staff Lists, have been made.

Dates: 1928 - 1939
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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Legal Business, Overseas and International Affairs, 1947 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT 5
Scope and Contents These papers mainly relate to African and Asian countries.
Dates: 1947 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letter book containing outgoing correspondence, 1782 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/9
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence regarding many astronomical and nautical subjects, including accounts with printers, the production of the 'Nautical Almanac', expeditions to Australia, a reward for a method of making glass of a sufficient quality for instruments, the trial of various timepieces and their employment on board Royal Navy vessels, replies to projectors proposing various methods of finding longitude at sea, and instructions for astronomers (including William Gooch on board the Daedalus [RGO...
Dates: 1782 - 1810
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Atholl under Captain James Arthur Murray, 1824-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 226
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-11-27
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Bann under Captain Charles Phillips, 1822-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 28
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-01-29
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Clinker under Lieutenant George William Matson, 1826-12-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 369
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-12-09
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Cyrene under Captain Percy Grace, 1822-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 37
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-02-25
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Driver under Captain Thomas Wolrige, 1822-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 27
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-01-17
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Hecla under Commander Boteler, to be delivered by HMS Plumper, 1829-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 153
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-05-25
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Maidstone under Captain Charles Bullen, 1824-03-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 170
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-03-24
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Plumper under Lieutenant Edward Medley, 1827-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 47
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-10-02
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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