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Worcester

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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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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From Charles Edward Sayle [Librarian], The Deanery, Worcester, 10 Sep. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/78
Scope and Contents Is concerned about Steuart Wilson; Wilson's father would like details of his son's Cambridge musical career: 'It may be wanted [for an obituary].'
Dates: 10 Sep. 1916
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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From Charles Edward Sayle [Librarian], The Deanery, Worcester, 12 Sep. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/S/79
Scope and Contents Steuart Wilson is apparently a little better; 'This house is full of memories of your friend Lady Alwyne Compton'; Atkins has established a separate music library in the cathedral; an advance copy of The Ages of Man has reached him
Dates: 12 Sep. 1916
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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From Florence, Lady Alwyne Compton, Worcester, 17 Sep. 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/App/72
Scope and Contents Is not enjoying her stay, her host is 'motor-mad'; Dent's Italian walks have refreshed her, and conjured memories; recommends a visit to Dinkelsbuhl
Dates: 17 Sep. 1912
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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From Mona Wilson to E.J. Dent, Worcester, 27 Dec. 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/81
Scope and Contents Steuart is 'well and cheerful'; Hugh does not know when he will go abroad
Dates: 27 Dec. 1914
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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From Sir James Steuart Wilson, Worcester, 18 June 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/106
Scope and Contents A dinner party on Monday, Eddie Marsh and the Heseltines will be there, postcard
Dates: 18 June 1915
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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From Sir James Steuart Wilson, Worcester, 18 Sep. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/W/113
Scope and Contents Hugh [his brother?] has been killed
Dates: 18 Sep. 1915
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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Gravel about Southampton of an odd mixture of sub-angular flints & well rounded pebbles from some tert[iary] form[ation] / [with geological section diagram], 1874-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 52: C6-C9
Scope and Contents Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp-and Charles Robert Darwin; written at Southampton
(Note)
Dates: 1874-08-20
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 and proposal from Charles Robert Malden, 1826-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 366-372
Scope and Contents On a new method of observing the sun's altitude at sea.
Dates: 1826-05-25
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 from (Lea & Perrins) to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Worcester, 1890-04-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 1602
Scope and Contents Letter from (Lea & Perrins) to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Worcester
(Letter)
Dates: 1890-04-17
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 R G Whiteman to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Worcester, 1882-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 198: 217
Scope and Contents Letter from R G Whiteman to Sir Francis Darwin; written at Worcester
(Letter)
Dates: 1882-06-07
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 Robert Hugh Blair to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Worcester, 1872-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 197
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert Hugh Blair to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Worcester
(Letter)
Dates: 1872-11-09
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 William Shone to Lord Melville, 1815-09-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 568-570
Scope and Contents Urging Lord Melville to instruct the Board of Longitude to hold a conference with the Astronomer Royal in order to consider the state of their correspondence with relevant academics in Europe. In particular, Shone refers to the observations made by the Italian astronomer [Giuseppe] Piazzi on the planets and the comets, and on the succeeding phenomena which were visited upon the world. Stone then lists these phenomena, which included volcanoes, earthquakes, swelling seas, pestilence and 'the...
Dates: 1815-09-14
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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Notes and architectural drawings regarding Worcester Cathedral, 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5129
Scope and Contents 168 folios. The papers were made in preparation for Robert Willis's Architectural history of the cathedral and monastery at Worcester and his Crypt and chapter house of Worcester cathedral (both 1863).
Dates: 1862
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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[Notice of sale of plans, tickets and programmes]: p 35, 1854-01-01 - 1946-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 9368.1: 8591b
Scope and Contents Printed; by (Phillips & Probert); written at Worcester
(Printed)
Dates: 1854-01-01 - 1946-12-31
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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