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Netherlands

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Allied navies, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/5
Scope and Contents Notes by K Bezermer on the history of the Dutch merchant navy.
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.
 Fonds

Copy of Sir Francis Vere's Commentaries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3114
Scope and Contents The Commentaries is an autobiographical account by Sir Francis Vere (?1560-1609), army officer and diplomat, of several army campaigns he fought in the Netherlands in the late sixteenth century. This text (beg. fo. 9) is in a single hand, corrected in another contemporary hand. This copy is perhaps identified with that described by W. Dillingham in his 1657 edition of the Commentaries as to be found in 'the increasing library of the Right Honourable the earl of Westmorland, which had been...
Dates: 1620 (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).
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Correspondence on Dutch observatories, 1936 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/456
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding Dutch observatories, including letters from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd concerning the Leiden-Johannesburg Astrograph, and correspondence with J.H. Oort, Leiden.
Dates: 1936 - 1953
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 observatories, 1924 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/22
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous foreign observatoriesLetter from R. Atkinson to Colonel Gerado Dianderas, Peru, regarding equipment for the proposed Arequipa Observatory, 1946.Correspondence with the Hong Kong Royal Observatory regarding time signals, 1946.Letter from S. Jarocinski, Warsaw, to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, regarding the Babia Góra Observatory, 1937.(2) Miscellaneous British observatoriesLetters from E.M. Lindsay, Armagh Observatory, to Sir...
Dates: 1924 - 1948
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 to siblings, [Charles] Waltham and Florence, 1899 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/3
Scope and Contents Written from HMS Repulse, HMS Goliath, HMS Canopus, HMS King Alfred, HMS Glory, HMS Albemarle and from the British Embassy, Tokyo, including Gibraltar, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Malta, Russia, Denmark and the Netherlands.
With a diary entry, 12-25 August 1900; an inventory of gifts, undated; a photograph of a polo player, undated; a copy insurance policy, undated; and sketches.
Dates: 1899 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 1968
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 for 1820, 1818-1820

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6804
Scope and Contents Written on blank spaces of a printed almanac. Attached at beginning is a journal by Romilly of a tour in Holland and Belgium, Sep. 1818.
Dates: 1818-1820
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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Dutch news reports with directives for Dutch broadcasts, 1940 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 1/1/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Papers on overseas propaganda.
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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Journal of an ornithological trip to Holland, 1876, with notes on excursions round south-east England, 1881, 1876-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4472
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Journals of ornithological trips to Siberia, Holland, Heligoland and Germany and notes on the species Phylloscopus
Dates: 1876-1881
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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Low Countries, invasion of in 1940, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/57
Scope and Contents From the Series: [?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.
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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Netherlands, 1940 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/530
Scope and Contents Correspondence, pamphlets and cuttings on the Netherlands
Dates: 1940 - 1945
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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'North West Europe', sheet 1

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.131
Scope and Contents 1:250,000. Printed on paper.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Notes of an ornithological visit to Germany, Denmark and Holland, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4476
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Journals of ornithological trips to Siberia, Holland, Heligoland and Germany and notes on the species Phylloscopus
Dates: 1880
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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Papers on Universal Time, 1885 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents Canadian and North American Papers relating to Universal Time:Printed notice from the Royal Society of Canada drawing attention to matters of time determination and nomenclature, 1890.Letter from Wilhelm Prealt of Hamburg, in German, 1890.Letter from Sandford Fleming, Ottawa, enclosing a Bill to be laid before the United States Senate regarding the reckoning of time in the United States, 1891.Letter from [J.P. Sohiham] of Vienna sending a copy of a booklet by Dr...
Dates: 1885 - 1898
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).
 Fonds

Papers regarding the Treaty of Succession and Barrier

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6574
Scope and Contents A series of papers dealing with the Treaty of Succession and Barrier between Great Britain and the Netherlands, 1713, written in four hands, 37 folios: (fo. 1) 1st hand, United Provinces Council of State: Ordinance, 31 October 1710, English translation; (fo. 3) 2nd hand, in Latin, Treaty of Succession and Barrier: separate article concluded 19 January 1713, printed; (fo. 50) 3rd hand, in English, Adriaan van der Hooghe van Brossele: 'Remarks on the Project of the Treaty of Succession and...
Dates: 1710-1713
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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Personal Papers: Minister/Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1939 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BLND 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archive consists mainly of family correspondence. It is possible from his correspondence to trace Sir Nevile's life from his time at Cheam through his studies at Eton and King's College, Cambridge and his career in the Diplomatic service to his retirement and beyond. Although the collection mainly comprises family letters, within these some reference is made to Foreign Office matters. The family correspondence and other personal papers are contained in Sections 1 - 8 and are, with the...
Dates: 1939 - 1948
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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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.
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Second World War Notebook Diary (manuscript) Volume VI, 15 Feb.-28 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/21
Scope and Contents Notebook inscribed ‘Feb. 15th ’45, Holland, Germany, Home, July 28th ‘45’ containing 18 pages of manuscript journal entries for the period 15 February to 28 July 1945.Following a period of leave TJF returned to the Netherlands and Field Surgical Unit No. 33. The journal records the progress of the unit as it followed the allied advance. After 2nd May there are just five very brief entries for the period May to July recording only the place names TJF travelled through on his journey home...
Dates: 15 Feb.-28 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
 Fonds

Sir Richard Colt Hoare: Journals of tours in Italy and Europe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3545-3555
Scope and Contents Journals and notebooks of Hoare's extensive European tours, mainly through Italy.
Dates: 1785-1791
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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"The Telex", 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL/PE 53 (box 3)
Scope and Contents Special and first free edition of an underground Dutch resistance newspaper, from Liberation Day.
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Thomas Brand: Letters to his Sister from the Continent

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8670
Scope and Contents A series of letters written by Brand while travelling on the Continent, some of which are incomplete. 38 of the letters are to Brand's sister Susan, addressed until October 1788 as Miss Brand of Newmarket, thereafter, from Nov. 1789, as Miss Carr of Hadstock, near Lincoln. There is one letter from Brand to the Rev. Joseph Hall, Rector of Bartlow, who was Brand's brother-in-law, and another from G. Pretyman to Miss Brand, apparently about the possibilities of preferment for Thomas. Most of the...
Dates: 1779-1795
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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Transcript of interview: Denis Doble, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2004
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Colin Budd, 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 155
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir David Miers, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 144
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2014
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir John Margetson, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 131
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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