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Wales

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and...
Dates: 1819-1891
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

Jane West: Extracts from tour journals chronicling travels in Wales and Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.738
Scope and Contents

Includes three poems. Early nineteenth-century hand (paper watermarked 1813), apparently not autograph. The poems are 'To Glen Luce', 'To Mrs Isted on her return from Ireland in 1807', and 'A Farewell to Leamington, 1833'. Bookplate of Samuel Sandars inside front cover.

Dates: 1813 (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).
 Item

NS II Embryology-19 Note, 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.6: 25r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30
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.
 Item

NS II Variation, varieties-34 Note, 1841-10-01 - 1841-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.10: 34r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1841-10-01 - 1841-10-31
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.
 File

Second World War Letters, 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/23
Scope and Contents Letters from Thomas John Fairbank to his parents, Harold Arthur Thomas and Florence Kathleen Fairbank, sent whilst serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Second World War. Particularly evident during his long posting in Gibraltar, the letters frequently contain descriptions of operating cases and sketches of joints and it is understood TJF’s father responded with advice on orthopaedics. The letters have been arranged in chronological order and by year into the following...
Dates: 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
 Fonds

Thomas Ellis Lewis: Papers on the proposal for a Welsh Secretary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8390
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers regarding a proposal for a Secretary of State for Wales. The collection includes 'Select bibliography of Welsh nationalism, Welsh Home Rule, Secretary of State for Wales etc.': index card entries for books, pamphlets and articles. There is also a 'Memorandum on the proposed appointment of a Secretary of State for Wales' and a manuscript draft, 'Reasons for the establishment of a Secretary of State or for some change in the present system'.

Dates: 1942-1949
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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Welsh Tour, 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5802
Scope and Contents

Journal of a tour through North Wales. In two parts.

Dates: 1792
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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