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Crimean war (1853-1856)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and Spain,...
Dates: 1819-1891
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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Austrian Despatches and Minutes of Council before and during the Crimean War

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6606
Scope and Contents Transcripts of Austrian despatches and minutes of council before and during the Crimean War, taken from originals in the Austrian State Archives and French Foreign Office, in typescript and various hands, 1849-1857, 236 folios: (fos 1-21) Count Buol to Emperor Francis Joseph and General Hess; (fos 22, 55, 63, and 75) protocols drawn up by the Vienna Conference, 1854; (fos 27-45, 72-74, and 81-98) Count Buol to Baron Hübner and Emperior Francis Joseph; (fos 102-110) Count Nesselrode, Baron...
Dates: 1928 (Circa)
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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Historical Account: The Life of Captain (The Hon) Walter Charteris, 1981-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/96
Scope and Contents An historical account of Captain Chateris' life and death in battle at Balaclava, Crimea, 25th October 1854, as told by the medium Josephine Day after an experiment in psychometry carried out on Chateris' sabre.
Dates: 1981-1982
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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Logbook of HMS Hannibal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6659
Scope and Contents Logbook of HMS Hannibal covering its service off the Crimea, 83 folios. The volume is written in three hands, with occasional notes added by one of the officers.
Dates: 1855-1856
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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Royal Navy: Mediterranean Fleet Order Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6658
Scope and Contents Copies of orders from Admirals James Dundas and Edmund Lyons as commanders, Mediterranean Fleet, and from Admiral Houston Stewart, second-in-command of the same, with copies of related despatches, resolutions and other communications, written in three hands, 92 folios.
Dates: 1855-1856
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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