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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

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'A Short History of Harris Allday Lea and Brooks Stockbrokers, Birmingham, up to 31st March, 1978' by I. C. Lea, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/12/LeaI/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'L'.

Dates: Publication: 1979
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Address to Dr Darwin 'Birmingham Daily Post': [2 cols], 1880-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 44
Scope and Contents

Printed; by Anon [Robert Lawson Tait]; written at Birmingham


(Printed)

Dates: 1880-02-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Charles Darwin: a birthday note 'Birmingham Daily Post': [1 col], 1880-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 44
Scope and Contents

Printed; by Anon [Robert Lawson Tait]; written at Birmingham


(Printed)

Dates: 1880-02-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
 Fonds

Correspondence of James Dixon (1813-1896), 1849-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6604
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, in various hands. The letters deal for the most part with printers' and other errors discovered by James Dixon in the published works of the various correspondents. The correspondents include J. Dixon; T.B. Macaulay, Lord Macaulay; J.B. Marsden; R. Martineau; Mrs Gaskell; W. Whewell; J. Hutchison; F.O. Morris; W.E.H. Lecky; J. Bigelow; J. Morley, Viscount Morley; M. Pattison; C.R. Darwin; M. Arnold; E. Dowden; A. Austin; G.A. Sala; J.A. Froude; M. Napier; and H.Anstey.

Dates: 1849-1884
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).
 File

Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1861 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/615
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and the time ball service. There are various papers on the signalling of time by a falling ball or by cannon fire at Birmingham, Cardiff, Devonport, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madras, Newcastle, Nice and the Palais Royale, Paris; proposals for time balls at Wellington (New Zealand), Ipswich, and Port Elizabeth; proposals for clocks and bells in Worcester; details of local time signals in 'The Scotsman', 'Daily Review', 'Glasgow Daily Herald',...
Dates: 1861 - 1866
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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Diverse-65 Letter, 1871-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 89: 77-78
Scope and Contents

H Marval to Charles Robert Darwin


Letter; written at Birmingham Letter from H Marval to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1871-09-15
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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Election of Simeon as a Trustee of the advowson, St Mary's, Birmingham, Nov. 1813-Dec. 1813

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/C/3/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Revd Charles Simeon (1759-1836), Fellow of King's College and Vicar of Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, began to purchase advowsons in 1817 in order to secure an Evangelical ministry in perpetuity in important centres. Friends contributed money for the purpose and some were associated with Simeon as Trustees of the livings. In 1829 Simeon drew up a 'Solemn Charge' to his Trustees, setting out the principles on which they were to make appointments, which was printed in 1833. In January...
Dates: Nov. 1813-Dec. 1813
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
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Encouragement of original research: The Darwin prize 'Midland Naturalist': 181-182, 1880-06-01 - 1880-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 46
Scope and Contents

Printed; by Anon; written at Birmingham


(Printed)

Dates: 1880-06-01 - 1880-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
 File

From Harley Trott, Birmingham, 4 Jan. 1916 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/T/60
Scope and Contents

Chester [Purves?] has grown 'elusive'; looking forward to next term

Dates: 4 Jan. 1916 (Circa)
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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Hookham, George. Professor Max Müller and the evolutionists 'Morning News': [1], 1873-04-29 - 1879-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 87: 117r
Scope and Contents

Printed; by George Hookham; written at Birmingham; once enclosed with See DAR 166: 266 | CAL: 7742


(Printed)

Dates: 1873-04-29 - 1879-12-31
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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Hookham, George. Professor Max Müller on 'Darwin's philosophy of language' 'Morning News': [1 col], 1873-05-01 - 1873-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 87: 115r
Scope and Contents

Printed; by George Hookham; written at Birmingham; once enclosed with See DAR 166: 266 | CAL: 7742


(Printed)

Dates: 1873-05-01 - 1873-05-31
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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invitation card (printed); secondary type: miscellaneous, 1880-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 64.1: 49r
Scope and Contents

Letter from (Sir Josiah Mason's Science College) to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter, miscellaneous)

Dates: 1880-10-01
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.
 Series

'Letter from a Friend concerning visiting young people who have long frequented our Meetings', [Birmingham], 1800 (Circa, undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8366/19
Dates: 1800 (Circa, undated)
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 from Alfred Hopkins to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham damaged, 1882-04-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 166: 267
Scope and Contents

Letter from Alfred Hopkins to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham damaged


(Letter)

Dates: 1882-04-09
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 Archibald Vivian Hill to Thomas George Bonney; written at Birmingham, 1885-05-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 262.15: 33
Scope and Contents

Letter from Archibald Vivian Hill to Thomas George Bonney; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1885-05-26
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 (Birmingham Philosophical Society) to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Birmingham telegraph, 1882-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 215: 12a
Scope and Contents

Letter from (Birmingham Philosophical Society) to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Birmingham telegraph


(Letter)

Dates: 1882-04-21
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 C Ingleby to [Francis Galton]; written at Birmingham different hands, first erroneously See items DAR 262.3: 1-12 in envelope annotated by Leonard Darwin, in outer Down House envelope, 1856-11-24

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 262.3: 11-12
Scope and Contents

Letter from C Ingleby to [Francis Galton]; written at Birmingham different hands, first erroneously See items DAR 262.3: 1-12 in envelope annotated by Leonard Darwin, in outer Down House envelope


(Letter)

Dates: 1856-11-24
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 E W Badger to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham, 1880-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 14
Scope and Contents

Letter from E W Badger to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1880-07-17
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 Edward Hewitt to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham, 1868-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 84.1: 83-85
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Hewitt to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1868-03-28
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 George Hookham to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham, 1871-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 166: 266
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Hookham to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1871-05-06
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 William Crosskey to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham, 1880-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 187
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry William Crosskey to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Birmingham


(Letter)

Dates: 1880-02-28
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 Hubert John Barclay Galton to Robert Waring Darwin and poss John Gisborne; written at Birmingham See found enclosed in DAR 227.7: 56, 1832-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 227.6: 401
Scope and Contents

Letter from Hubert John Barclay Galton to Robert Waring Darwin and poss John Gisborne; written at Birmingham See found enclosed in DAR 227.7: 56


(Letter)

Dates: 1832-06-13
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 [James] Watt to Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802); written at Birmingham on reverse of See DAR 227.3: 30, 1779-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 227.3: 29
Scope and Contents

Letter from [James] Watt to Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802); written at Birmingham on reverse of See DAR 227.3: 30


(Letter)

Dates: 1779-05-12
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 John Bradley to the Royal Navy, 1787-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 28-29
Scope and Contents

Outlining his proposed method of finding 'londdetude'.

Dates: 1787-01-09
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 John Bradley to the Royal Navy, 1787-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 30
Scope and Contents

Written to correct a previous error of calculation.

Dates: 1787-01-09
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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