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Travel

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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A Description of Scotland and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5124
Scope and Contents 'The description of Scotland and the King's entertainment there', 8 folios. It begins: 'First for the country I must confesse...', and ends: '...a tower as Edenborough in Lowsir Scotland'. The papers include: (fo. 2) [Thomas Scott], 'Vox Populi', 1620; (fo. 8v) verses, 'Ther's proclamation sent, Great Brittaine round about'.
Dates: 1650 (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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Accounts of Travelling Expenses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6299
Scope and Contents Accounts of travelling expenses on various journeys in England and Ireland, and between the two countries, 77 folios. Fos 1-4 and 13v-77 are blank.
Dates: 1798-1801
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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Correspondence regarding the recalculation of observations made on HMS Investigator, 1811 - 1814

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 38-67
Scope and Contents Seventeen letters from Captain Matthew Flinders, his brother Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders, the astronomer John Crosley, Captain Thomas Hurd and the Astronomer Royal, John Pond. Also included are copies of relevant minutes of the Board of Longitude, a proposal by Captain Flinders that the whole of the calculations for the voyage should be calculated, and a petition by Samuel Ward Flinders for remuneration for work he had done on the observations.
Dates: 1811 - 1814
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Dame Edith Lyttelton née Balfour: writings, 1884 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/1-12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Political and personal correspondence and other papers.

CHAN 1, contains mainly papers of Hon Alfred Lyttelton and Dame Edith Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of material of Oliver Lyttelton
CHAN II, consist mainly of papers of Oliver Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of papers of Alfred and Edith Lyttelton


Dates: 1884 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Gaillard de Boëncourt: Voyage des Françoises en Pologne

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4151
Scope and Contents 'Voyage des Françoises en Pologne', 68 folios: (fo. 2) title; (fo. 3) dedication to L.F. de P. le Fèvre d'Ormesson de Noyseau (Avocat General du Parlement); (fo. 6) preface; (fo. 11) text with occasional footnotes; (fo. 64) list of contents. The binding has the arms of Le Fèvre d'Ormesson.
Dates: 1752
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).
 Fonds

James Plumptre: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5784-5861, 5864-5867
Scope and Contents Includes drafts of plays, journals of travels in the United Kingdom, diaries, notes on Great Gransden, correspondence and notes.
Dates: 1770-1900
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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Jane West: Extracts from tour journals chronicling travels in Wales and Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.738
Scope and Contents Includes three poems. Early nineteenth-century hand (paper watermarked 1813), apparently not autograph. The poems are 'To Glen Luce', 'To Mrs Isted on her return from Ireland in 1807', and 'A Farewell to Leamington, 1833'. Bookplate of Samuel Sandars inside front cover.
Dates: 1813 (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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Joseph Woods: Journal of a Tour of Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4342
Scope and Contents Consists of 100 folios: (fo. 1) text; (fo. 91) notes on the text; (fo. 100) an index of place names. There are observations on local antiquities, natural history, social conditions and topography. The text is heavily corrected and appears to be a draft. On fo. 1r: 'Ireland. No. 1'. Accompanying the manuscript is a lithograph circular letter from J.B. Wells, 10 January 1829.
Dates: 7 July 1809-15 Oct. 1809
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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Journal of a tour in Germany, 1786-1789

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4377
Scope and Contents Also includes a memorandum of 'Places worth seeing in Mr. Skynner's Tour with my cousin in June 1783', 90 folios. According to a note by John Lee of Hartwell inside the front cover, the writer was Colonel Sir William Lee, and the cousin William Lee Antonie Esq. of Colworth, Bedfordshire. Pp. 89-180 are blank. Inside the front cover: 'Hartwell Library repaired May 1831', in the hand of J. Lee.
Dates: 1786-1789
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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Journal of a Tour to Russia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8720
Scope and Contents Travel journal in the form of letters to 'J.H.' - John Henniker(-Major), who succeeded his father as 2nd Lord Henniker in 1803, 375 pages. The journal describes, in a series of letters, 'A Northern Tour in the Years 1775 and 1776 through Copenhagen and Petersburgh to the River Swir joining the Lakes of Onega and Ladoga'. It includes sketches of scenery, architecture and modes of transport. In the inside cover is the bookplate of Lord Henniker (1804) and a cutting from an unnamed sale catalogue,...
Dates: 1775-1776
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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Lady Betty Balfour, 1919-02-17 - 1919-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/9/3
Scope and Contents Comprising a journal of visit to Arthur Balfour in Paris (12).
Dates: 1919-02-17 - 1919-02-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Leisure, 1955 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/24
Scope and Contents Working papers on leisure, covering subjects such as sport; cinema attendance; television licences and viewing habits; overseas travel and behaviour of British holidaymakers; betting and gambling; the relationship between leisure and religion; leisure time budgeting, weekends, and working hours; arts patronage and funding; leisure facilities and community life; evening classes and adult education; hobbies; home life and DIY; and leisure in West Germany, Poland, and the USA. Consists largely of...
Dates: 1955 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Leisure: Future, 1961 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/25
Scope and Contents Working papers on leisure, originally enclosed in file entitled 'The Future of Leisure', covering subjects such as approaches to surveying leisure habits; commercial aspects to leisure, including advertising; outdoor recreation; the countryside; and urban and rural planning. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles and conference paper, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Includes draft of Mark Abrams's papers "Youth and Leisure" (1964) and "Testing Consumer Demand in Sport" (1966).
Dates: 1961 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Log book of HMS Adventure, 1772 - 1774

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56
Scope and Contents The log book of HMS Adventure compiled by W. Bayly during his passage to the South Seas as part of the expedition led by Captain James Cook in HMS Resolution.
Dates: 1772 - 1774
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Log book of HMS Resolution, 1772 - 1775

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58
Scope and Contents The log book of HMS Resolution compiled by William Wales during the passage to the South Seas under the command of Captain James Cook.
Dates: 1772 - 1775
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Michael Rice Group, 1970 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9/25
Scope and Contents Contents relate to academic visits to the Middle East. Include comments about students.
Dates: 1970 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Observations on voyages of discovery, 1763 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67
Scope and Contents Astronomical observations and calculations made during voyages of discovery, including the voyages of the Glatton, 1763-1764; the Providence, 1794-1797; the Thetis, 1794-1797; the Pallas, 1805; and on Captain Cook’s third voyage.
Dates: 1763 - 1805
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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

Personal Papers of Rosemary Bishop, 1944 - 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Bishop
Scope and Contents The salient feature of the collection is Rosemary Bishop's letters to her parents, especially those written during her years at Girton College: these provide a snapshot of undergraduate life in the mid-late 1950s. There are also miscellaneous personal and biographical items, including some photographs. Lastly, there is a set of diaries of Rosemary Bishop's travels, though most of these appear to consist of typed versions of letters written to her parents while on her travels, thus they probably...
Dates: 1944 - 2004
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Reginald Pindar: Journal of a tour to Scotland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10055
Scope and Contents With letters to his brother and mother (1835), wife and aunt, M.A. Lowe (w.m. 1854)
Dates: 1841
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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Sir Joseph Banks: Journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6294
Scope and Contents Two journals in a volume of 94 folios: 1. 'Journal of an Excursion to Eastbury and Bristol etc. in May and June 1767'. 2. 'Journal of an Excursion to Wales etc. Began August the 13th 1767 Ended January the 29th 1768'.
Dates: 1767-1768
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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Sir Richard Colt Hoare: Journals of tours in Italy and Europe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3545-3555
Scope and Contents Journals and notebooks of Hoare's extensive European tours, mainly through Italy.
Dates: 1785-1791
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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The Papers of Alfred Harker

Reference Code: GBR/590/HRKR
Scope and Contents The collection comprises notebooks, sketchbooks, and photograph albums detailing geological excursions in the U.K from the late nineteenth century. These mostly cover the Isle of Skye, Isle of Arran, Yorkshire (Scarborough), and other Scottish Highlands. There are also notebooks detailing specimens collected (catalogues); lecture note drafts; maps; and some personal records including details of an 80th birthday event.
Dates: 1860 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Geological Conservation Unit [A.G Brighton and Colin Forbes Building] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required. Please contact the Museum sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk to ask about the collection or to make an appointment.
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The Papers of Sir Ian Jacob

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB
Scope and Contents The papers cover Jacob's adult life from his early army career, his work as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet and as Director General of the BBC, to his retirement where he remained active in many important public services. Also included are some Boer War papers which were kept by Jacob's father-in-law.
Dates: 1899 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the Sedgwick Club

Reference Code: GBR/590/SGWC
Scope and Contents The Sedgwick Club Archive contains administrative documents including minute books, 1880-1926; financial records, 1880-1989; handwritten copies of papers given at meetings, 1880-; excursion scrapbooks, 1882 to 1950; social events records including menu cards; copies of club photographs 1900-1974 [NB: a full set of club photographs are on display in Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences] and digitized copies of all group photographs [until 2016].
Dates: 1880 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: Some records are currently not available because they are unfit for production. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Visits, lectures and conference papers, 1970 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers comprise a variety of operational records including governing body minutes and accounts; editorial material; student records; and subject files concerning conferences and relations with interested external bodies.
Dates: 1970 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Restrictions on scholarly access of 50 and 80 years are applied to governing and personal records respectively as a condition of transfer and under data protection legislation - see each catalogue record for detail.
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