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diary

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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 File — GCRF 8/1/6/3

Account by Agnes Lake of her imprisonment

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCRF 8/1/6/3
Scope and Contents

Manuscript. An electronic transcription is available.

 File — GCPP Lindsay 1/3

'An attempt at a political diary', 1934 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Lindsay 1/3
Scope and Contents

The diary was written in Spain at the suggestion of Prof H Temperley. It covers 1934 February to June and 1935 January to April and is illustrated with sketches.

Dates: 1934 - 1935
 Sub-sub-group

Autobiographical material, 1849 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 1A
Scope and Contents

GCPP Parkes 1/1-4c. Including material on childhood and later life, including some diaries.

Dates: 1849 - 1907
 Management Group

Birdwood : diary and notes as an undergraduate at Peterhouse.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/BIRDWOOD
Scope and Contents

Verso of front endpaper: Ex Libris label: 'BIRDWOOD 183'.
a: 'Herbert M. Birdwood, Pet. Coll. Cambridge. 1858'.
b-d: 'Contents': chronological summary, with page numbers, of events evidently important to him, both personal and national.

Dates: 1858-01-01 - 1858-12-16
 Sub-Fonds

Diaries, 1922 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Graham, A1 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers include personal diaries; poems; a few personal and biographical items; photographs; and some letters written to Alethea (chiefly those written to her by her spiritual 'adviser', Father O'Brien).

Dates: 1922 - 1957
 File — GCPP Tebbutt 3

Diaries (extracts for Girton years), 1878 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tebbutt 3
Scope and Contents Typescript transcript of the diary of Sarah Ellen Tebbutt (nee Mason) for her years at Girton, 1878-1880. The almost daily entries cover activities at College and in Cambridge including work, lectures, social life and the clubs and societies of which she was a member. She describes debates at College and at the Union, singing at College and with CUMS. The file also contains a 1page typescript 'Extract from a letter (probably dated 1934) from Mrs Binns (née Hannah Lister, known as 'Charlie'),...
Dates: 1878 - 1934
 Series — DCPP/BIR/1

Diary, 1858-04-02 - 1872-03-30

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/BIR/1
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.

Dates: 1858-04-02 - 1872-03-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 File — GCPP Parkes 1/4b

Diary entry, 1850-06

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 1/4b
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a note / diary entry written by B R P in 1850 on the occasion of her turning 21 (just before and after midnight on 15/16 June), in which she prays for help and strength to ‘lead a good life’.

Dates: 1850-06
 File — GCPP Parkes 1/4c

Diary extracts, 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 1/4c
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of what appear to be diary extracts (or possibly extracts from letters) dating from June 1906 - Dec 1907, probably written by Bessie Belloc, née Parkes. Mostly describing scenery, the passage of the seasons, the garden, and occasionally village events etc [probably written at Slindon in Sussex?]. A few entries were written in London and Buckinghamshire and a visit to Cambridge is mentioned on 9 November 1907.

Dates: 1906 - 1907
 File — GCPP Parkes 1/4

Diary for 1849 Aug - Dec, 1849-08 - 1849-12

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 1/4
Scope and Contents

Incomplete fragment.

Dates: 1849-08 - 1849-12
 File — GCPP Parkes 17a/2/2

‘Journal D’une Exilée 1870-1871’, 1870-08-29 - 1870-11

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/2/2
Scope and Contents Journal written by Louise Swanton-Belloc during part of the Franco-Prussian War. [L S B spent this period on the Isle of Wight and in Richmond.] Incomplete: consists of pages 1-40 and pages 47-51. (Pages 47-51 were formerly catalogued as GCPP Parkes 17/6: pages 1-40 are part of the papers accessioned in 2013.)Together with a typescript transcript of pages 47-51, presumed to have been compiled by Ana Vicente. Pages 47-51 are contained in a cover slip inscribed '8 mois d'exil [de?] 7bre...
Dates: 1870-08-29 - 1870-11
 File — GCPP Parkes 17a/2/3

Journal of Louise Swanton Belloc, 1870-11-29 - 1871-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/2/3
Scope and Contents

A pencil note on the flyleaf in the hand of Susan Lowndes Marques reads 'Believed to be Mme Swanton Belloc's diary when she was in Richmond, Surrey during the Franco-Prussian War. S.L.M.'. The first page is headed 'Mon Journal 1870'. The volume is a little over half full. It also contains a press cutting, pasted in towards the end, concerning 'serviceable articles of food for besieged towns (no date, no source). It is presumably a continuation of GCPP Parkes 17a/2/2 above.

Dates: 1870-11-29 - 1871-02-12
 File — GCPP Lindsay 1/5

Notes from a historical congress 1938, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Lindsay 1/5
Scope and Contents

Notes made at the 8th International Historical Congress in Zurich. The notes are in a form akin to a diary and are illustrated with sketches.

Dates: 1938
 Series

Personal diaries, 1941 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Evans 1
Scope and Contents

The diaries consist of a series of records of specific events, rather than a daily record. Both volumes have contents lists at the front. Both volumes are liberally illustrated with postcards, sketches, sketch maps, photographs and leaflets pasted in. A few loose inserts found in the diaries have been extracted and filed separately.

Dates: 1941 - 1957
 Series

Personal diaries, 1923 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Graham, A2 1
Scope and Contents The diaries cover the period of Agatha's teenage years, with occasional gaps. Volumes 2-7 are paginated; volume 8 is partially paginated. Volumes 1 and 3 include explanatory lists of people mentioned. Volumes 3, 8 and 10 include lists of books read. Most volumes include photographs and postcards pasted in at the back, including many photographs of Perse High School for Girls sports team photographs, usually with keys to names. The earlier volumes are very much a child's writings, maturing...
Dates: 1923 - 1928
 Series

Personal diaries, 1924 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Anderson 1/5
Scope and Contents

Most of Margaret Anderson's diaries combine the functions of diary, scrapbook and photograph album. Volumes 1-4 are liberally illustrated with items pasted in relating to the diary entries, such as photographs, postcards, letters and tickets. There are also many sketches in pen and ink and watercolour, particularly of birds and wild flowers, often annotated with dates of sightings. The diaries are largely of a factual nature.

Dates: 1924 - 1950
 Series

Personal diaries, 1877-09 - 1889-01

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Turle 1
Scope and Contents Sophia Turle's surviving diaries cover a period of twelve years around the middle of her life. They include extended visits to family and friends in England and travel in Europe. Otherwise Sophia describes a daily round of social calls; writing letters; musical activity (playing the piano and attending chamber music concerts, also playing the organ at the church of St Matthew's, Westminster and having music lessons); attending services at Westminster Abbey and at St Mary Abbot’s, Kensington;...
Dates: 1877-09 - 1889-01
 Series

Personal diaries, 1897-1959, together with documents formerly contained loose in the diaries, 1868-1959., 1868 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tillyard 1/1
Scope and Contents There are 75 diaries in an unbroken sequence dating from 1897 to 1959. The first three volumes were not assigned numbers by AT, but GCPP Tillyard 1/1/4-45 (Aug 1897-1934) were assigned numbers 1-39 by her, after which she ceased to number the volumes. 41 of the volumes, from 1914 onwards, were found to contain loose items, including letters, photographs, press cuttings, news sheets etc. These have been catalogued separately and will be found in this list adjacent to the relevant volume (eg...
Dates: 1868 - 1959
 Series

Personal diaries of Sarah Mason, 1875 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tebbutt 2
Scope and Contents The files listed here comprise transcriptions of Sarah Mason's diaries, together with footnotes supplied by Tom Lester and an introduction to the diaries written by Tom Lester. The diaries were transcribed by Hilary Goy.In her diaries Sarah Mason talks of school [the North London Collegiate School, including references to Miss [Frances] Buss], church, music, singing, dancing, theatre, walks, exhibitions and shopping trips to Shoolbred’s [a department store on Tottenham Court Road in...
Dates: 1875 - 2007
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler, 1889 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Buckler
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise photocopies of two of Georgina Buckler's diaries and some biographical material.

Dates: 1889 - 1993
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Margaret Smith, 1900 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Smith
Scope and Contents

Margaret Smith's surviving papers comprise a series of 17 diaries dating from 1900 to 1963, a 1950s/60s record of share dividends and income tax, and some of her published articles, together with 3 diaries written by Florence Smith, one of her six sisters, 1905-07.

Dates: 1900 - 1963
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Rosemary Saunders, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Saunders
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a diary of a field trip to Switzerland; photographs of the participants in the trip; and a bundle of geography notes.

Dates: 1973
 Series

Russia diaries, 1917-01-21 - 1918-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Power, R 1
Scope and Contents Rhoda Power travelled to Russia at the beginning of 1917 to take up a post as nanny-cum-governess to the daughter of a businessman in Rostov-on-Don. She was soon caught up in the Russian Revolution when Rostov, a Cossack town, was attacked by Bolshevik forces. These diaries were kept during this time and were later used in the writing of 'Under Cossack and Bolshevik', although the surviving diaries cover only the earlier part of her experience: approximately the first three quarters of the...
Dates: 1917-01-21 - 1918-04-08
 File — DCPP/KEN/3/1/1

'The Two Elections of me at Barnsley 1885 and 1886', 1884 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN/3/1/1
Scope and Contents

These pages were sent to C.S. Kenny by his 'Uncle Rowland'. Kenny marked the envelope 'The Two Elections of me at Barnsley, 1885 and 1886'.

Dates: 1884 - 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 File — GCPP Parkes 1/4a

Transcript of a diary describing a visit to Antwerp in 1859, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 1/4a
Scope and Contents

Transcription of Bessie Parkes' diary of a visit to Antwerp. The diary is written as a letter to Theodosia [Manton], 26 August 1859. The original diary is written in an album containing eighteen photogenic drawing negatives and prints made by Parkes in 1848. The diary takes up forty-one pages of the album.

Dates: 1859
Conditions Governing Access: The transcript and access is courtesy of Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York. The Gallery is to be notified of all requests for copies. Any requests to publish will be dealt with seperately by the Gallery.
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