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Africa

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Primrose under Commander T.S. Griffinhoofe, 1827-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 37
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-08-21
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 Swinger under Lieutenant Scott, 1823-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 110
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-07-12
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 further chronometer for HMS Hecla under Captain Boteler, to be delivered by HMS Atholl under Captain Gordon, 1829-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 156-157
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1829-06-09
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 three chronometers for an expedition to the interior of Africa of Captain Clapperton, Captain Pearce and Mr Dickson, 1825-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 277
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-08
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 concerning two chronometers to be given to Sir John Herschel for an expedition to the interior of Africa, 1833-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 191
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-10-30
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 stating that HMS Primrose would deliver a replacement chronometer to HMS Sybille, 1827-09-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 44
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-09-21
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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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
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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Men at Butoia repairing the bottom planks of a barge, damaged in the rapids, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of numbered prints, unless otherwise stated measuring circa 210 x 160 mm, in a 19 page typescript volume entitled 'Barotseland', written and illustrated by Max Gluckman. His typescript is undated but the illustrations closely resemble, and in some cases are identical with, those used in Gluckman (1945) of which a photocopy is filed with this collection. It is not known how these photographs were used - perhaps projected by epidiascope. Numbers 1-54 are captioned on the back,...
Dates: 1945
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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Miscellaneous scientific papers, 1853 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/468
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on astrology, chemistry, chronology, electricity, galvanism, geography, geology, optics and tides. The correspondents include, among others, M. Faraday, H. Malden, E.W. Brayley, J. Challis, H.H. Turner, W. White, J.W. Bosanquet, J.R. Hind, W.M. Leake, E. Garbett, A.R. Clark, E. Sabine, C.V. Walker, J.S. Henslow, C.P. Smyth, E. Dunkin, C. Brooke, A.B. Beechy and F. Beaufort. The material includes a paper by M. Faraday 'On Electric Induction'; papers by F....
Dates: 1853 - 1854
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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Miscellaneous speeches and articles, 1936-04 - 1939-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/24
Scope and Contents Texts of speeches and articles by LSA on subjects including: patriotism; health education; freedom; the future of Canada and the world; limitations of the League of Nations; Empire co-operation in social hygiene; the coronation and role of King George VI; the value of education; the city of Birmingham [Warwickshire]; the development of East Africa. Also includes: report of the Army League Committee on a policy for the army; statement on new Conservatism by the Oxford University...
Dates: 1936-04 - 1939-07
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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North Africa etc (Vol. 1 and 2), 1943-06 - 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/3/1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Lionel for Ethel to read on his return. The first small diary includes family photographs glued in by Ethel to 'Leo, June 1943' and signed 'God speed, E.' with a religious verse on each dated page - and Lionel's handwritten thoughts and updates. These are initially mainly of missing home and suffering on the sea journey from sea-sickness. He later describes passing Gibraltar, Oran, trips to hospitals around Algiers and on to Philippville, Tunis, Sousse and Tripoli before...
Dates: 1943-06 - 1943-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
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Papers on geodesy, 1874 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/145
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the North American BoundaryCorrespondence with C. Frodsham and Co. concerning clocks by Lindsay Russell on trial at the Royal Observatory, 1874.(2) Papers relating to the North American Boundary west of Lake in the WoodsCorrespondence with Captain L. Anderson, Royal Engineers, concerning the determination of the 49th Parallel and the methods to be used, with a map of the area, a memorandum of progress and the Astronomer Royal's...
Dates: 1874 - 1895
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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Papers on the Geodetic Association, 1883 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/142
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the Geodetic AssociationLetter to the Admiralty concerning the Geodetic Association Conference in Rome, 1883.Correspondence with Colonel A.R. Clarke concerning the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Dr Hirsch concerning resolutions passed at the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Col. Donnelly concerning copies of the proceedings of the Rome conference, 1883.Telegram from Col. Donnelly stating that engineers are visiting him,...
Dates: 1883 - 1927
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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Papers on the Julian invasion, 1748 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/466
Scope and Contents Material relating primarily to Airy's paper on Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and his path through South-East England. Airy asserted that Caesar landed at Pevensey, but this was challenged in a paper by F.B. Martin, which stated that he landed near Ramsgate. There is considerable correspondence on this topic, with a nautical chart of the Dover Straits; a map of the Goodwin Sands; and the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquities'. Other subjects covered include the geography of the...
Dates: 1748 - 1852
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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Papers on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1880 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/243
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence concerning Royal Astronomical Society Council business, 1900-1910Correspondence regarding the following subjects:Election of J. Glaisher as the Society's President, 1900.Recognition of Mr Tebbutt's work by H.H. Turner, 1904.Election of a Secretary, 1904.Correspondence concerning Cowell's attack on Sir George Airy's work, 1906.H.H. Turner's reflections in the 'Observatory' on the Royal Astronomical Society Council,...
Dates: 1880 - 1915
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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Papers relating to Africa, December 1978-October 1982, 1978-12 - 1982-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/8
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1978-79: includes copies of speeches given by MT at the opening of the Lusaka Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, 1 August 1979, at the Lusaka meeting, 3 August 1979, and at the Zambian Press Association awards, 6 August 1979; copy of "Hansard" relating to a Parliamentary debate on South Africa, 8 December 1978; papers relating to the guest list to the visits to London of President (Daniel Arap) Moi of Kenya in June 1979, May 1979, and President (Hastings) Banda of...
Dates: 1978-12 - 1982-10
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2012; and part 3 in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Africa, February 1975-April 1979, 1975-02 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya, General Akuffo of Kenya, Eldon Griffiths MP and Christopher Tugendhat and copy of MT's handwritten letter to Rob Shepherd (Conservative Research Department) for his briefing note on Angola, 19 January 1976 Also includes briefing material concerning Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Also includes a paper for Leader's Steering Committee and Leader's...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Printed letter concerning a chronometer by Arnold for Captain Alexander, proceeding to Africa, 1834-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 256
Scope and Contents

Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-08-26
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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Printed letter concerning three chronometers by Arnold for Lieutenant W. Allen's expedition to the interior of Africa, 1832-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 94
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-06-06
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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Public and political: Early subject files, 1896 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 16
Scope and Contents

Files on home politics, colonial affairs and foreign policy, particularly relating to the Middle East.

Dates: 1896 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Public and political: Later subject files, 1921 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 17
Scope and Contents

Files on Africa and Asia, Egypt, India and general topics.

Dates: 1921 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Sir John Milner Gray: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7739
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of correspondence and papers relating to the Gambia, Kenya, Kilwa [Kilwa Sultanate] and Pemba, Tanganyika [i.e. Tanzania], Uganda, Zanzibar, West Africa, and other parts of the continent. Some of the topics covered are ethnic groups and Indigenous peoples, languages, the slave trade, the Portuguese colonization in Africa, and archaeology. There are articles by J. Schacht, Emin Pasha, Gervase Mathew, M. Posnansky, and others on Africa, as well as...
Dates: 1950 (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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The Papers of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD
Scope and Contents The papers consist of: personal material, including photographs, press cuttings and correspondence; papers on Eastern affairs, including reports and correspondence from Lloyd's time at Constantinople and official copies of telegrams to and from the Turkish Government; papers and correspondence from Lloyd's various Eastern postings in the First World War; papers from India, during Lloyd's governorship of Bombay and also later papers from Lloyd's membership of the India Group; official...
Dates: 1879 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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The Papers of Sir Dingle Foot

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT
Scope and Contents

The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.

Dates: 1909 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: 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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