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Norway

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Account by Ulf Brandell of contact between the Swedish Secret Intelligence Service and the British Government, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DENM 9
Scope and Contents

Concerning a possible exchange of information about Britain's plans for a landing in German occupied Norway and German development of rocket weapons.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence on the solar eclipse, 1895 - 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/196
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the solar eclipse seen in Norway on 9 August 1896:Receipts of tradesmen, hotels and others, 1896, including orders for Britannia Works's plates and Mawson's plates (cancelled later). There is also a receipt from the Canadian Pacific Railroad for fares to Japan.Correspondence of 1895-1897 concerning the eclipse of 9 August 1896, including letters from P.H. Matthiessen and Co. on a special cruise to Norway and letters to H.H. Turner on...
Dates: 1895 - 1897
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 time balls and signals, 1875 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/618
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and time ball service, including the failures of the Greenwich time signal; notes and a report on the time signals at Portsmouth Dockyard; questions and answers on the Edinburgh time signals; a list of British time signal stations; enquiries from various individuals and the Norwegian and Swedish governments on time signals; time balls proposed for Calcutta and the West Indies; errors and corrections in the Westminster and Post Office...
Dates: 1875 - 1878
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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Diary, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/9
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office and diplomatic service, including with Samuel Hore-Belisha and The Viscount Halifax; the work load at the Foreign Office and Cadogan's increasing strain; the crisis with the ice-free harbour at Narvik in Norway in April 1940; the intrigue surrounding a new prime minister and the invasion of Holland and Belgium in May 1940 as well as the general progress of war and the consequences of the fall of France in the summer of...
Dates: 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Information Papers on Other Countries, 1940 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/7
Scope and Contents

Norway

Dates: 1940 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Memoir of time as Naval Attaché in Stockholm, 1940-5

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DENM 1
Scope and Contents

Written up by Henry Denham for the Admiralty shortly after the war had ended.
With a graph; press cuttings; a sketch map and two aerial photographs of Kaafjord, Norway, after a British midget submarine attack on the Tirpitz, 28 September 1943; and a photograph of Legation staff.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Norway, 1930 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/536-538
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1930 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Norway, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/78
Scope and Contents

Notes on German shipping traffic, October 1940-September 1941, and losses.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Norwegian campaign 1940, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/76
Scope and Contents

Includes notes on "Plan R4", FAA operations, battles for Narvik etc, Forbes, Whitworth and J H D Cunningham letters and notes by Patrick Salmon on the Narvik iron ore trade.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Norwegian campaign 1940, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/77A
Scope and Contents

Article for the Sunday Times, with related correspondence.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Norwegian campaign 1940, operations and evacuations, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/75
Scope and Contents

Includes paper by Sir Eric Seal and SWR's riposte on Churchill's interventions, and also the Forbes letters.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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NS I Chap 4-6 Note, 1853-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 5-6
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1853-12-28
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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NS I Chap 4-97 Note, 1860-01-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 112
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1860-01-27
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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NS II Means of distribution-187 Note, 1860-12-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 191r
Scope and Contents

Cherry on Bear Isd 120 miles S of S point of Spitzbergen


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1860-12-26
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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NS II Principle of divergence, transitional-7 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.5: 8r
Scope and Contents

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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NS II Variation, varieties-82 Note, 1856-08-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.10: 83r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-08-15
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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Observations for finding the latitude of places in Norway, 1787 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 177-179
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.

Dates: 1787 - 1828
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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Other travel records, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/12
Scope and Contents

This series comprises passports and miscellaneous documents related to Joan Robinson's travels in Europe, Asia and Cuba. Documents include notes of names (many not in Joan Robinson's hand), maps, forms, guides and ration coupons.

Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Photograph album of HMS Southampton, 1916 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRDN 1/3
Scope and Contents Including photographs of damage to HMS Southampton after the Battle of Jutland, 1916; expeditions to Norway, including Kors Fjord, undated, and Russia with Sir Eric Geddes, including Murmansk, 1918; a band of musicians on board ship, undated, and deck hockey and acrobatics, undated; and submarines, airships, aeroplanes and other ships, including HMS Furious, HMS Chatham, HMS Repulse, HMS Birkenhead, HMS Chester, HMS Ramillies, HMS Shannon, HMS Minotaur, USS Delaware, and the Russian...
Dates: 1916 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Ralph Bulmer: Scandinavian field notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7947-7948
Scope and Contents

Typescript transcripts of field notes from Northern Norway and Swedish Lapland. At the front of both volumes is a photocopy of a covering letter from R.N.H. Bulmer to the Cambridge University Librarian, 6 August 1973, regarding the collection's terms of use.

Dates: 1950-1951
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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Report on German invasion of Denmark and Norway, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 1/1/3
Scope and Contents

Report compiled by Icelandic correspondents and news reports.

Dates: 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Secret History of 1939-1940: the Norwegian campaign", 1946-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/64
Scope and Contents

Annotated pamphlet published by [William] Stephen King-Hall, using information taken from the archives of the French General Staff.

Dates: 1946-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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"The Norwegian Campaign of 1940" (1966), 1964 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLTN 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising correspondence, notes and press cuttings relating to military history

Dates: 1964 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Rowland Kenney and Kit Kenney

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNY
Scope and Contents

Comprising official papers, correspondence and notebooks mainly relating to Norway and Finland.
The papers focus on Rowland Kenney's work in Norway during the two World Wars and on Kit Kenney's work in Finland and Norway during the Second World War.

Dates: 1906 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir George Binney

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BINN
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, official reports and press cuttings.
With correspondence and notes of Ralph Barker, author of 'The Blockade Busters', 1974-80.
Mainly in English, with some items in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and French.

Dates: 1939 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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