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Dover

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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Accounts relating to the connection of the trigonometrical operations for uniting the coasts of England and France, 1821 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/21
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 experiments;...
Dates: 1821 - 1823
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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booklet of pressed seaweeds, 1843-01-01 - 1927-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 991
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous; by Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin; written at Dover in envelope annotated "Aunt Etty's Book of Seaweed"
(Miscellaneous)
Dates: 1843-01-01 - 1927-12-31
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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Correspondence on galvanic communications, 1849 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/610
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the establishment of galvanic communications between the Greenwich and Paris observatories. The papers include extracts from Airy's report on galvanic communications to the Admiralty; the laying of telegraph wires in the grounds of Greenwich Park, illustrated with a plan; the laying of telegraph wires on the South Eastern Railway between London Bridge and Dover; a plan and description of the electric telegraph employed on the South Eastern Railway;...
Dates: 1849 - 1853
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 on galvanic signals, 1852 - 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/611
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the South Eastern Railway and the Electric Telegraph Company and related papers concerning galvanic signals. The papers cover the trials of the Greenwich Mean Time signal between Greenwich and London and Greenwich and Dover, and proposals for and implementation of an extension to the central Telegraph Office, Lothbury, London. There is also correspondence with the Electric Telegraph Company on the time ball service in the Strand, activated from Greenwich by telegraph, and on...
Dates: 1852 - 1855
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 Erasmus Darwin (1881-1915) to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover in with envelope, 1898-09-18

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 759
Scope and Contents Letter from Erasmus Darwin (1881-1915) to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover in with envelope
(Letter)
Dates: 1898-09-18
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 Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover, 1896-09-01 - 1896-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 246
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1896-09-01 - 1896-09-30
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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Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover, 1896-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 247
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1896-09-16
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 Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover, 1896-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 248
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1896-09-22
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 Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover, 1871-09-01 - 1871-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 45
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1871-09-01 - 1871-09-30
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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Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover, 1888-09-01 - 1888-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 98
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Emma Darwin née Wedgwood; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1888-09-01 - 1888-09-30
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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Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at [Dover] postcard, 1877-11-03

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245: 314
Scope and Contents Letter from Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at [Dover] postcard
(Letter)
Dates: 1877-11-03
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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Letter from Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Lady (Emma) Nora Barlow née Darwin; written at Dover, 1898-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 937
Scope and Contents Letter from Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Lady (Emma) Nora Barlow née Darwin; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1898-01-31
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 Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Lady (Emma) Nora Barlow née Darwin; written at Dover, 1903-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 969
Scope and Contents Letter from Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Lady (Emma) Nora Barlow née Darwin; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1903-01-10
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 Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover, 1898-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 1140
Scope and Contents Letter from Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1898-01-29
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 Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover in with envelope, 1896-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 1134
Scope and Contents Letter from Ida Darwin née Emma Cecilia Farrer to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover in with envelope
(Letter)
Dates: 1896-10-14
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 Sir Horace Darwin to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover, 1898-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 899
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Horace Darwin to Ruth Rees-Thomas née Darwin; written at Dover
(Letter)
Dates: 1898-01-29
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 Thomas Hedgcock to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1819-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 304-305
Scope and Contents From the Item: 24 letters, with related papers and observations.
Dates: 1819-10-31
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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NS II Means of distribution-111 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 113
Scope and Contents All Geographical Miles [distances and flying times for birds] [distances from London]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1840-01-01 - 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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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 tides, 1878 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/237
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers and correspondence concerning tides and tide gauges, 1878-1879, including tide gauges in the Baltic; the 'Standard', 9 March 1878, on Thames tides; S. Rowland-Johnstone on a copy of 'Tides and Waves'; A. Taylor on the propagation of motion in waves; 'Engineering' on Thames tides; Dr Borgen on tides; 'Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers', Vol. LIX: 'The River Thames' by J.B. Redman; E. Roberts on his 'Tide Predictor'; and tide tables for Bombay,...
Dates: 1878 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Papers on tidal harbours, 1839 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/504
Scope and Contents Papers concerning tidal harbours, including the proceedings of the Commission on the State of Tidal Harbours; notices of the Commission's meetings; minutes of evidence before the Commission, including evidence from G. Stephenson, J.M. Rendel and W. Cubitt; a report by the Commissioners on the port of Hull; reports on Southwold harbour; R. Stevenson's report on the Tay navigation, with plans of proposed harbour and railway crossings; improvements to the Severn River; suggestions and improvements...
Dates: 1839 - 1846
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 time balls, signals and clocks, 1904 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/256
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the Deal Time Ball; time balls and signals at Portland, Gibraltar and Dover; and clocks for Malta and Chatham:Correspondence with J. Jermyn concerning repairs and reasons for the failure of signals, 1904-1910.Correspondence with J. Jermyn concerning repairs and inventions of moveable property, 1904-1921.Correspondence with G. Cutcher concerning repairs, 1922-1925.Page extracted from the 'Deal, Walmer and Sandwich Mercury', 11 July 1925,...
Dates: 1904 - 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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