Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:
Frome created a series of sketchbooks of various formats during his travels. Numbers 1 (Canada) and 4-5 (Mauritius) were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. The RCS sold numbers 2-3 (Australia) to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1970. Numbers 6-7 and 11 had never been presented to the society. The great majority of the contents of the seven sketchbooks listed below had been removed in London, leaving only a few rough pieces.
An undated report on Heligoland and Sandy Island with reference to a letter of Lord Carnarvon, 27 July 1858. The report is probably a draft.
170 x 105 mm. H.R.H. by the car when visiting troops in Germany.
Frome's original sketches of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, numbers 187, 189-91 and 196 were sold to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, in 1975. Photographs of these sketches are stored at RCMS 40/3/15-19. Glass plates which had been made from several of Frome’s drawings of the Rideau Canal (missing when the collection arrived in Cambridge) have been reproduced on Cambridge Digital Library as Y3062T.
Interviews and press conference held by NK on Europe, including the future reunification of Germany and Labour's policy on the European exchange rate mechanism.
100 x 75 mm.
This section includes archives received at a later date from Hugh Bryson and some items acquired directly by the Royal Commonwealth Society.
269 x 202 mm.
Subjects include: reform of the Second Chamber [for "House of Lords or senate?" by Cuthbert Headlam and Alfred Duff Cooper, later 1st Lord Norwich, 1932, which AHM helped to research]; reparations paid by Germany after the First World War; the development of Parliamentary government in Germany; the German Revolution of 1918-19.
Lectures on "Mittel Europa", or public opinion in Central Europe, particularly in Germany, Austria and Hungary, and "Little Ships and Torpedoes", on the importance of small naval ships and their use of torpedoes.
A long letter from Rice to his mother describing conditions, notably the level of inflation.
Seventeen letters from Rice in Germany, where he was with the Control Commission, written to his mother.
Originals and transcripts of letters between MAR and his mother, and later between him and his wife, Gladys.
Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.
100 x 80 mm.
Papers and correspondence about Buchan-Hepburn's tour of Germany with a group of backbench MPs to meet German industrialists, 1932 - 1939
Includes: later letters from their guide from Berlin containing a detailed description of the situation in Germany; account of a visit to a political prison at the invitation of Hermann Göring's invitation; and notes on Danzig [later Gdansk] and the Polish claim on the city.
Account by Brendan Bracken of his meeting with Joachim von Ribbentrop [German Minister for Foreign Affairs], July 1939 and account by Michael Thomas of the situation in Germany, September 1939.
MAR's correspondence as British High Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner on the Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission.