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Diana Hartley Indian Collection

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022NNN
Scope and Contents Album of photographs relating to Miss Hartley's nursing activities in India, and places visited by her. These photographs are chiefly amateur snapshots taken by Miss Hartley or her friends and are 70 x 110 mm or smaller, unless otherwise stated; a few have been enlarged to post card size and there are also some commercially produced post cards which are so identified. Number 120 to 136 were taken by a missionary, and are her copyright. The descriptions of the photographs are drawn partly...
Dates: 1935 - 1944
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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Diary, 1926-01-01 - 1926-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/5
Scope and Contents

This diary records Bell's social life, interests, personal affairs and travels. It describes the latter part of his extensive tour of the Far East during 1925-26 in greater detail than RCMS 36/2/4 (509 pages).

Dates: 1926-01-01 - 1926-12-31
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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Diary, 1927-01-01 - 1927-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/6
Scope and Contents

This diary records Bell’s life in retirement, much of it spent in Cannes, where he purchased land for the construction of a villa. It describes his social life, interests, personal affairs and travels. Subjects of particular interest include his reception of the GCMG from George V, the composition of ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’ and letters to the press upon subjects such as the control of cinema in the colonies (circa 200 sheets).

Dates: 1927-01-01 - 1927-12-31
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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Diary, 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/7
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests and personal affairs; the purchase of a plot of land at Cannes and the construction of a villa; the completion of his book ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’; the writing of his memoirs; attendance at the Union Coloniale Française on behalf of the government; the publication of letters in the press concerning the treatment of captive orang-utans and the education of Africans; and European travels (circa 80 sheets).

Dates: 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31
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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Diary, 1929-01-01 - 1929-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/8
Scope and Contents Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests and personal affairs; the construction of the villa at Cannes; the publication of ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’ and the award of the Royal Empire Society's gold medal for it; work on two committees formed by the Colonial Office to examine the recruitment of officers for the colonial service and control of cinema in the colonies; letters to the press on the consumption of alcohol in West Africa and electoral reform...
Dates: 1929-01-01 - 1929-12-31
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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Diary, 1930-01-01 - 1930-12-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/9
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and extensive travel within Europe; the final reports of the Colonial Films Committee and the Colonial Appointments Committee; the Caribs of Dominica; letters to the press on cinema in the colonies, film censorship and other themes; Mauritian finance; and spiritualism (circa 100 sheets).

Dates: 1930-01-01 - 1930-12-25
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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Diary, 1931-01-05 - 1931-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/10
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell's social life, interests, travel and personal affairs, including a serious illness caused by heart disease; the Caribs of Dominica; attendance at the Exposition Coloniale Internationale; the Manchuria Crisis and the League of Nations; and press articles on colonial cinema, the Union Coloniale Française, France's aid to her colonies, the cultivation of bananas in West Africa, hospital transportation and Charles George Gordon (circa 100 sheets).

Dates: 1931-01-05 - 1931-12-31
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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Diary, 1932-01-01 - 1932-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/11
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, travels and personal affairs; letters to the press on mortality in Mauritius and suggestions for aiding sugar planters, Manchuria and the League of Nations, unemployment, and fish; the financial crisis; the Caribs of Dominica; the composition of ‘Glimpses of a Governor’s life’; a plan for international colonial conferences; Charles George Gordon; and spiritualism (circa 100 sheets).

Dates: 1932-01-01 - 1932-12-31
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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Diary, 1933-01-01 - 1933-11-23

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/12
Scope and Contents Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, travels and personal affairs; letters published in the press concerning gold mining in Kenya, witchcraft in Africa, British and French colonial experience in Africa, and international peacekeeping; the composition of ‘Glimpses of a Governor’s Life’, including quotations from a notebook of 1906 now lost; public health in Mauritius; Winston Churchill’s visit to Uganda; ideas for encouraging native arts in Africa; and the publication of...
Dates: 1933-01-01 - 1933-11-23
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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Diary, 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/13
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel, and a series of letters published in the press dealing with Japanese expansion and international peacekeeping, fish and animal welfare, the Loc Ness monster, cruelty to animals in film, and seventeenth-century administration of Saint Kitts (circa 90 sheets).

Dates: 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-26
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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Diary, 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/14
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel; spiritualism; and letters to the press on the League of Nations, disarmament, the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, and the administration of justice in Africa (circa 80 sheets).

Dates: 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-17
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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Diary, 1936-01-01 - 1936-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/15
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel; spiritualism; comments upon the deteriorating international situation; and letters to the press on the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, witchcraft, the Spanish Civil War, traffic congestion in London, and Dominica’s Caribs (circa 95 sheets).

Dates: 1936-01-01 - 1936-12-31
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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Diary, 1937-01-01 - 1937-08-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/16
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel; the composition of ‘Glimpses of a Governor’s Life’; comments upon the abdication of Edward VIII, the coronation of George VI, the Italian invasion of Abyssinia and the Spanish Civil War; and letters to the press on the training of colonial officers, witchcraft, and cruelty to animals in film (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1937-01-01 - 1937-08-18
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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Diary, 1927-1933, 1927 - 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 51/1
Scope and Contents

A diary of time spent in France (1927), Belgium (1928), Germany (1929), Holland (1930), Scotland (1930-1931), France (1931), Northumberland (1932), Malvern (1932) and Stratford-upon-Avon (1933).

Dates: 1927 - 1933
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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Dieppe 1942, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 338/5
Scope and Contents

Jackdaw No. C8 concerning the Dieppe raid during the Second World War.

Dates: 1967
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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E. Kray to H.C.E. Childers from Paris (where Emily was studying art), with draft replies., 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/22/21-24
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to H.C.E. Childers' daughter Emily (b. 1866).

Dates: 1884
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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Eake, New Caledonian woman, 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309D/1
Scope and Contents

120 x 183 mm. A half-length studio portrait of a bare breasted New Caledonian woman.

Dates: 1875
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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Early photographs, 1917 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1
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Photographs from 5 Squadron R.F.C., France, 1917; the British Aviation Mission, U.S.A., 1918; the R.A.F. School of Navigation, Andover, 1919; and the Cape Flight, January-March 1920.

Dates: 1917 - 1920
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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Emily to her parents from Margate, Paris and Brighton, 1873-83 (25-64) and to her father from Paris, 1883-6 (65-123)., 1873 - 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/22/25-123
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to H.C.E. Childers' daughter Emily (b. 1866).

Dates: 1873 - 1886
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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Epinoux, Jean-Marc, fl. 1960s-1980s (Radio Host)

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Dates: Existence: 1960 - 1989
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Europe, South Africa military photographs

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011ZZZ
Scope and Contents Album of photographs, between four to eight to a page, most measuring approximately 105 x 75 mm. and many with detailed captions. There are also four sleeves of loose photographs, captioned on the reverse Showing scenic views of holiday excursions plus various military scenes including the R.M. Academy, Woolwich No.1 Company: digging gun emplacement, at drill, charging at end of skirmish, at Salisbury Camp, and manipulating half a tonne safe with sleepers, and also a large section depicting...
Dates: 1905 - 1913
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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[Exploding shell], 1915 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062S/6
Scope and Contents

190 x 145 mm.

Dates: 1915 - 1918
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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Extract from minutes of meetings of the Army Council, 1939-11-20 - 1940-01-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/86
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Minutes of 20 and 24 Nov 1939, mentioning Hore-Belisha's visit to France and British defences there, with covering letter to Hore-Belisha from [George] David Roseway, Hore-Belisha's Principal Private Secretary at the War Office.

Dates: 1939-11-20 - 1940-01-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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First World War scrapbooks

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 319
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks contain letters, press cuttings, sketch maps, printed army documents, including regulations and training instructions, tables of army rations, rough handwritten notes, movement orders, leave passes, sports papers and demobilisation papers. There are also photographs, many of which were taken during Clarke's regular tours of inspection among the frontline troops while he was at Bethune, and which include scenes from the trenches.

Dates: 1914 - 1936
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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Flimsy copy of report of Hore-Belisha's conference with General Maurice Gamelin [Commander-in-Chief of the French army] at Headquarters Defense Nationale, 1939-10-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/77
Scope and Contents

Includes notes appended by Hilde Sloane.

Dates: 1939-10-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.