Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
'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'.
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.
A personal photograph album of a family trip to Algeria, starting in Algiers. it is an early indicator of Lord Tayour's abiding, life-long interest in photographing landscapes, gardens, local peoples, his own family memebrs and archaeological sites.
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.
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
Pembroke holds five volumes and one draft volume of Montague Garrard Drake’s travel diaries, written on paper with vellum limp binding and leather ties.
The series comprises numbered and un-numbered field notebooks;specimen catalogues; sketchbooks, photograph albums, and maps.
'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.
Includes drafts of plays, journals of travels in the United Kingdom, diaries, notes on Great Gransden, correspondence and notes.
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.
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.
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.
A journal of a voyage to Spain, and travels through Spain and France, beginning 'Tho' I never set downe anything of my former travailes, yet now this voyage being begun on an extraordinary occasion … Thursday 11 Aug.' [the year may be 1670, 1681, 1687 or 1692]. The author appears to have been Thomas Williams, who also used the volume as an account book around the year 1680.
Comprising a journal of visit to Arthur Balfour in Paris (12).
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.
The log book of HMS Resolution compiled by William Wales during the passage to the South Seas under the command of Captain James Cook.
Contents relate to academic visits to the Middle East. Include comments about students.
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.
With letters to his brother and mother (1835), wife and aunt, M.A. Lowe (w.m. 1854)
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'.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.