Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

United Kingdom (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

Gibraltar papers of Edward Frome, 1838 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 59/1
Scope and Contents Orders, memoranda, correspondence and a copy of the 'Gibraltar Chronicle' concerning the British troops and the defence of Gibraltar. The papers are accompanied by 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 69 (September 1962), pp. 1-3, including the article 'The defence of Gibraltar in the 1860s', which transcribes with notes RCMS 59/1/7-9.
Dates: 1838 - 1866
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).
 Fonds

Watercolours and drawings of Edward Frome

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40
Scope and Contents This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight specially...
Dates: 1827 - 1975
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.