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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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Abstract of expenses incurred in the trigonometrical operations for uniting the coasts of France and England, 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/21: 3-6
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1821
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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Accounts of Travelling Expenses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6299
Scope and Contents

Accounts of travelling expenses on various journeys in England and Ireland, and between the two countries, 77 folios. Fos 1-4 and 13v-77 are blank.

Dates: 1798-1801
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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At bottom of above[?] valley where very slight slope coincides with late S W storms of wind & rain all the castings slope exactly as described yesterday in my field, 1872-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 63: 12
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin bottom half of sheet only


(Note)

Dates: 1872-01-29
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

Audio podcasts for interviews conducted during the Centenary Year of Women in Parliament, 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31

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

76 podcast interviews collated for the publication 'When There's a Woman in the Room - #Vote 100 year January 2018 to January 2019' and written with journalists Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother. Sones' focus was primarily on recording interviews with MPs who champion public policy reforms through debates in Westminster Hall or by asking questions at PMQs.

For most podcasts, both 'raw' and 'edited' versions exist.

Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31
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Blackbird while in nest..., 1867-08-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 84.2: 4r
Scope and Contents

[on reverse of proofs of 'Variation' pp 52-[??]]


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; on reverse of proofs of 'Variation' pp 52-[??] [published vol. 2 pp 166-[?]] on reverse of proofs of 'Fertilisation' pp 52-[??] dated 19 July / incorrect identification


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Dates: 1867-08-01 - 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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Escholtzia californica / Crossed 12 fl Self fert 18 flowers, 1868-01-01 - 1871-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 79: 30-41
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin and [amanuensis]; See item 32 table excised


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Dates: 1868-01-01 - 1871-12-31
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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Falconer has discovered..., 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 272r
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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Fish & Reptiles-4 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 82: B3
Scope and Contents

G[ünther] says he can certainly recognise the males of most snakes for instance the English snakes


Note; by [unidentified] pp-and Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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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In regard to those who make..., 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 80: B35r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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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Lady Margaret Clive's letters, 1762 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9
Scope and Contents

This series comprises four folders of letters sent by Lady Clive to her brother Nevil Maskelyne, her niece Margaret Maskelyne, and to other family members. The letters span 55 years, from 1762 until Lady Clive's death on 28 Dec. 1817. Many mention astronomy, including sightings of the great comet of 1811.
The series also includes a set of copies of family letters (including some written by Nevil Maskelyne), and notes by Theresa Story-Maskelyne on the letters of Lady Clive.

Dates: 1762 - 1917
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).
 Sub-Series

Letters re piece goods, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C51
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to correspondents in England and the United States.

Dates: 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. I, 1762 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/1
Scope and Contents A blue folder of c.47 letters sent by Lady Clive to her brothers, Edmund and Nevil Maskelyne, her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, and other family members. The file also includes an index, biographical notes about Lord and Lady Clive, a family tree, a history of two globes kept in the library at Basset Down, and an account of her son and daughter-in-law's arrival in India (1798). Many letters are preceded by a later note on their content. Many discuss astronomy, in which Lady Clive took great...
Dates: 1762 - 1805
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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My idea that isolation plays part, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 197.2: 7
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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 I Chap 4-5 Note, 1852-04-01 - 1852-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 4r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1852-04-01 - 1852-04-30
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 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


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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 4-87 Note, 1857-11-01 - 1857-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 102
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1857-11-01 - 1857-11-30
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 I Chap 4-97 Note, 1860-01-27

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

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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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 I Chap 6-31 Note, 1847-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B56-B56a
Scope and Contents

In Watson's Cybele Brit there are 95 species marked as 'Aliens' [calculation of number of species pe


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin In Watson's Cybele Brit there are 95 species marked as 'Aliens' [calculation of number of species per genus]


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Dates: 1847-01-01 - 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 I Chap 7-6 Note

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 3
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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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 7-15 Note, 1860-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 12r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1860-04-06
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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NS I Chap 7-68 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 66r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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 I Continental Extensions-5 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D16
Scope and Contents

At Glacial period, when Vaccinium &c got to top of W Indian islds - land probably almost continuous


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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 I Continental Extensions-8 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D19
Scope and Contents

The fact of extraordinary few peculiar plants in intertropical Africa / so wonderfully contrasted with S Africa


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 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 Distribution of animals-96 Note, 1845-05-01 - 1845-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 120
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1845-05-01 - 1845-05-31
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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NS II Distribution of animals-133 Note, 1855-02-01 - 1855-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 170r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1855-02-01 - 1855-02-28
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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