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France (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 255 Collections and/or Records:

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Isle of Pins : reef, 1963

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham L/17
Scope and Contents

[From the air].

Dates: 1963
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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Isle of Pins : reef, 1963

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham L/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

Slides taken during a visit which included New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, Fiji, Tonga, the Gilbert Islands and New Caledonia.

Dates: 1963
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

John McCrae Collection

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062K
Scope and Contents

Photographs relating to the burial place of Colonel McCrae. John McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario in 1872 and became a doctor. In 1914 he enlisted as a Medical Officer in the 1st Canadian Contingent, and died in France in January 1918. His poem, 'In Flanders Fields' inspired the use of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.

Dates: 1918 - 1980
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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John McCrae's grave, 1918 - 1980

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062K/4
Scope and Contents

115 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1918 - 1980
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

John Seymour Benson Collection

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364
Scope and Contents

Letters, diaries and photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1973
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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Kaleko, Lifu Island native, 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309D/3
Scope and Contents

120 x 177 mm. A view showing a Lifu Island man, armed with a wooden club and standing in a similar studio set-up to the previous plate. Lifu is the largest of the Loyalty Islands.

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).
 Person

Kay, Harold, 1926-1990 (Radio Host)

 Person
Dates: Existence: 1926 - 1990
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Labels Museum de Paris , 1932 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/414
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The majority of the photographs relate to the early stages of Sheppard’s career with the Malayan Civil Service. They illustrate his accommodation; varied range of work in Kuala Lumpur, Pahang, Perak and Terengganu; Malay and European colleagues; official events, military service, travel and recreation. A number of prints are uncaptioned and have been provided with tentative titles in square brackets and approximate dates. The images begin with Sheppard's arrival in Jan. 1928...
Dates: 1932 - 1947
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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Labels Museum de Paris , 1932 - 1947

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/415
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The majority of the photographs relate to the early stages of Sheppard’s career with the Malayan Civil Service. They illustrate his accommodation; varied range of work in Kuala Lumpur, Pahang, Perak and Terengganu; Malay and European colleagues; official events, military service, travel and recreation. A number of prints are uncaptioned and have been provided with tentative titles in square brackets and approximate dates. The images begin with Sheppard's arrival in Jan. 1928...
Dates: 1932 - 1947
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

Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston including telegrams from Russia, 1945-02 - 1945-07

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/29
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the journey to the Yalta Conference; the death of Admiral Sir William Goodenough; public concern at conditions in France and Clementine's suggestion that Churchill could influence the Americans to release transport for food and coal distribution; Churchill's success at Yalta [Soviet Union]; a V-2 rocket attack on part of the Fulmer Chase Maternity Home for officers' wives [of which Clementine was Chairman]; Clementine's journey to the Soviet Union for the Red Cross Aid to...
Dates: 1945-02 - 1945-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Organization

Le Matin de Paris (Newspaper) (1977-1987) (France)

 Organization
Dates: Existence: 1977 - 1987
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Le Mont Saint-Michel - Cote du nord-ouest, vue prise du Cordon de Conesnon, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/314
Scope and Contents

184 x 120 mm. A view looking across the bay towards the north-west face of Mont Saint-Michel. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Le Mont Saint-Michel - Cote du Sud, vue prise de la Digne, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/313
Scope and Contents

169 x 119 mm. A view looking towards the castle on Mount Saint-Michel from the Causeway. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Le Palais Longchamp, Marseilles, 1902 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022Q/53
Scope and Contents From the Series:

An album, labelled on the spine, containing prints of various sizes. The numbering is sequenced from 1 to 131, but 101 is omitted. 14 of these prints are loose (118-131) , and are kept in a separate envelope in the album. Some of the prints are good quality professional work. Some of the photographs are captioned in ink; in other cases the titles have been derived from duplicate copies in Davies' other Indian album or from other photographs of the same scenes.

Dates: Other: 1902 - 1910
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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Le Tombeau de Napoleon Ier (Hôtel des Invalides)., 1907 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/78
Scope and Contents From the File: An album containing 106 collodio-chloride prints, a few outside the dates printed on the cover. Most are professional work of high quality. Not all relate to India. There is one photograph of Cambridge in 1902 (24); ten taken in Ireland during 1902-03, presumably during Douglas's leave, including sporting scenes and a wedding; six photographs of Sri Lanka (65-70); four of Hong Kong (71-74) and four of Paris (75-78) dated 1907.A number of items have been inserted, including amateur...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
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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Les Boules, 1952-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/20/290
Scope and Contents

125 x 80 mm. View looking down a street. The coastline and sea can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1952-08
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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Les Maitres de l'aviation: De Salvert sur son biplan système Voisin, 1909-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/70
Scope and Contents

139 x 89 mm. A postcard view showing De Salvert seated in his biplane. The picture is annotated 'Rheims. Aug. 1909' in Bell's hand.

Dates: 1909-08
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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Letters, 1934 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/1/3
Scope and Contents This file begins in Sept. 1934 with Benson’s employment by East African Concessions Ltd prospecting for gold in western Kenya near Kakamega. He was based at camps at Kibiri, Esikongo and Chebutubu. Photographs documenting the camps and Benson’s work may be found at RCMS 364/2/1. In Oct. 1935, Benson was transferred to Tanganyika, prospecting in the Sanza Concession near Mwanza. During 1936 he was employed as a diamond driller near Geita. In Dec. 1937 Benson joined Gold Coast...
Dates: 1934 - 1939
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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Letters, 1865 - 1877

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/16/1-87
Scope and Contents

Letters from Rowland Childers to his parents, from France, 1869; Harrow, 1869-74 and Balliol, 1874-77. Includes letter from W.C. Wheeler to H.C.E. Childers, 1866 (6) and draft letters from H.C.E. Childers to Rowland Childers, 1875 and 1877 (79, 80, 84).

Dates: 1865 - 1877
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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Letters about the measures to supplement the Field Force, 1939-09-25 - 1939-10-01

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/74
Scope and Contents

Letter to General Maurice Gamelin [Commander-in-Chief of French Army] from General Sir Edmund Ironside, Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS), and to General 6th Lord Gort [Commander-in-Chief of British Field Force, earlier John Vereker] from Hore-Belisha about the measures to supplement the Field Force, with Gort's reply.

Dates: 1939-09-25 - 1939-10-01
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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Letters from Charles Childers to his mother from France and Switzerland, 1873-07 - 1873-11

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/11
Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Mrs. Childers from A. Decoppet (1-2), L. Laquet (3), Frank Carr (4); letter from Mme. Marguerite Bouvrier to a female cousin of Charles (5); list of German tutors (31); letter from a house agent re houses at Folkestone.

Dates: 1873-07 - 1873-11
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

Lient. Craig, Lient. Collins, Lient. Driscoll, Lient. Lomas. Acq Aug 17, 1917-08

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/2
Scope and Contents

55 x 80mm. Showing four men in uniform standing in front of a hut. The men are identified on the reverse of the photograph:
'Left to right:
Lient. Craig (Obs. AHT) Gone home to fly
Lient. Collins (Pilot AHT)
Lient. Driscoll (Obs. BHT) Gone home to fly
Lient. Lomas (Pilot AHT) Gone home'




Dates: 1917-08
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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Ligne du Tram de Menton à Sospel (A.M.) [?Alpes-Maritimes] Viaduc du Caramel, 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/7
Scope and Contents

139 x 89 mm. Monochrome postcard.

Dates: 1919
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

London-Dutch East Indies [i.e. Indonesia]-Malaya [i.e. Malay Peninsula]-Penang [i.e. Pinang]-Hong Kong. Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1935-09 - 1935-10

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1935-10
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).
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Louvre, Paris, 1868 - 1890

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/93
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A group of stereoscopic halves each measuring approximately 72 x 72 mm, showing general views of the architecture in the British Isles, Belgium and Paris.

Dates: 1868 - 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).