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Found in 2843 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Visit of Sir Winston Churchill to Bermuda, 1953], 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/57
Scope and Contents

Dinner, with Sir Winston Churchill and the Governor on the top table and Raynor on the right.

Dates: 1953-12
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).
 Item

[Visit of Sir Winston Churchill to Bermuda, 1953], 1953-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/58
Scope and Contents

Sir Winston Churchill with Billy, the goat mascot of the 1st Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, before boarding his plane.

Dates: 1953-12-10
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).
 Item

Visit of Ugandan evangelists to Britain: Rt. Rev. Festo Kivengere, Bishop of Kigezi, Mr. Zeb Kabaza and Rt. Rev. Yustasi Ruhindi, Bishop of Bunyoro-Kitara, talk to shoppers in Guildford., 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/13/5
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1974
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).
 Item

Visit of Ugandan evangelists to Waterloo Road: left to right are Rt. Rev. Festo Kivengere, Bishop of Kigezi, Mr. Zeb Kabaza and Rt. Rev. Yustasi Ruhindi, Bishop of Bunyoro-Kitara, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/13/6
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1974
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).
 File

Volume XVI : Nova Scotia, Canadian winter, and Great Britain 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 3189-3224 (originally there were 150). Added numbers are: 5185-5350; spoiled: 5291-5298; not used: 3210-3220, 5192, 5202-5209, 5211, 5231-5233, 5248, 5280-5286, 5320-5322, 5324-5326, 5328-5330, 5332, 5335 and 5348; missing: 3203 and 3204. Subjects covered in the album are: Canada: Cobalt; Montreal and Toronto: winter sports; icebergs off Newfoundland. Great Britain: shipbuilding on the Clyde: Glasgow: iron foundry;...
Dates: 1909
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).
 File

Volume XXI : Great Britain, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 5002-5184 (originally there were 174). Added number is: 5157A; not used: 5039, 5059, 5076, 5077, 5080, 5092, 5112, 5140, 5146, 5176, 5179; missing: 5088. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 5079 follows 5091. Subjects covered in the album are: England: London; Portsmouth: naval scenes, ship building, dockyard, H.M.S. Victory, Dickens' birthplace; Isle of Wight; Salisbury....
Dates: 1909
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).
 File

Volume XXII : Great Britain, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 22
Scope and Contents

The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 5351-5487. Numbers not used are: 5367, 5386, 5394, 5410-5443, 5445, 5456-5460 and 5476.

Subjects covered in the album are:
England: Manchester: docks landing Canadian cattle, grain elevators; Warwick; Kenilworth Castle; Tring: farming scenes; Aldershot: barrack buildings, soldiers drilling; Farnborough: balloon shed. Scotland: Edinburgh.


Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

W. Moloney, 1919-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/9
Scope and Contents 72 x 98 mm. Snapshot of William Moloney and two unidentified ladies standing on a tennis court. Moloney is mentioned in Bell's diary synopsis for August 26, 1919:'While at Henley I made the acquaintance of Wm. Moloney, a very remarkable young man with great natural gifts of many kinds. He has been a prisoner of the Germans during the War and while in captivity had learnt Arabic and had deeply studied the Koran. He was a remarkable musician, and he was able to make pictures of the...
Dates: 1919-07
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).
 Item

W Powell’s mother, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/3
Scope and Contents

70 x 103 mm. A view showing Mrs Powell seated on a garden bench in a black dress. (Identified and captioned by Miss Maud Powell, Wilfred Powell’s daughter.)

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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).
 Item

Waiting for the all clear outside the building after fire alarm, 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ild/36
Scope and Contents

149 x 101 mm. colour print.

Dates: 1988-05
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).
 Unknown

"War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.56) of the naval, military and air situation from 12 noon September to 12 noon September 26th, 1940", 27 Sep 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/6/86-99
Scope and Contents Summary of events including: attempted landing at Dakar by General [Charles] de Gaulle; U boat activity in the North Atlantic and shipping losses; operations by German raiders; information about the disposition of German and Italian troops; events in Greece, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, the Mediterranean and the Middle East; air attacks on Germany (including Berlin) and on invasion ports in France and the Netherlands(Boulogne, Dunkirk, Calais, Flushing, Ostend, Havre and Antwerp), and by Germany on...
Dates: 27 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

War Memorial and Boulevard, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016D/9
Scope and Contents

87 x 64 mm. Showing a figure standing in front of the War Memorial.

Dates: 1935
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).
 Item

Warping coloured yarns, Hollinshead Mill, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5249
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Shows different angle of machines].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Warping from the bobbins in the beam, at Hollinshead Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5246
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing four women standing / sitting in front of their machines].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Warriston House, Edinburgh, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/7/237
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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...
Dates: 1859
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).
 Unknown

"Wars are not won by evacuations", 04 Jun 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/140A/9-28
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of notes for WSC's speech on the fall of Belgium and surrender of King [Leopold] of Belgium; the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk [France]; the successes of the RAF; losses of men and weaponry; military development and the possibility of German invasion. Speech includes the phrase "We shall fight on the beaches . . . We shall never surrender".Carbon typescript copy with some manuscript annotations in ink [not by WSC] laid out in "psalm style" apart...
Dates: 04 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

Warwick Landscape, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/65
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Warwick from a hill. The reverse of the print is stamped with the photographers details: 'Photo - Frederick L. Hamilton, 315 8th Avenue, Pelham 65, New York' and has been given the negative number 'A-3'.

Dates: 1951 - 1953
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).
 Item

Watch and jewellery, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/17
Scope and Contents

100 x 69 mm. Showing a fob-watch, case, and a key. Presumably heirlooms of sentimental value to Powell.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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).
 Item

Watch and jewellery, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/18
Scope and Contents

100 x 69 mm. Showing a fob-watch, case, and a key. Presumably heirlooms of sentimental value to Powell. A similar photograph to Y309B/17, but showing the reverse of the watch.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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).
 Item

Watching the boats from the end of Sandown Pier, I.o.W [Isle of Wight], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5066
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [People leaning over the balustrade].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Watercolour of a view near Okehampton, 1825 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/24
Scope and Contents

An undated framed painting, 290 mm x 370 mm.

Dates: 1825 - 1876
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).
 Series

Watercolours and drawings, 1834 - 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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...
Dates: 1834 - 1871
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...
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).
 Item

[Waterfall and wooden footbridge], 1880 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/136
Scope and Contents

150 x 110 mm. Showing a 'waterfall' water feature behind railings, with a small wooden bridge at the top. A woman and a young boy are just about visible on the bridge, possibly posing for the photograph. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1880 - 1900
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).
 Item

Waterfall in Dunrobin Glen, 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/2/24
Scope and Contents

167 x 108 mm.

Dates: 1874
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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