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Travel abroad

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Anonymous journal of a tour from Lyons to Paris, 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2744.20
Scope and Contents Inside front cover: sketch map of a part of Lyons. Inside back cover: notes in English and French of names and addresses.
Dates: 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772
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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Bowater Sanderson: Naval Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9516
Scope and Contents The journal (c. 305 pages) begins in September 1747, describing the voyage out to India, and concludes with the return of Royal Duke to England on 5 June 1750. The volume includes navigational exercises, transcribed sailing directions and pencil landfalls, and a sketch of the British settlement at Oriocopong.
Dates: 1747-1750
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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Cambridge Expedition to Ecuador, 1985: report and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8646
Scope and Contents Includes pamphlets, articles, newspaper cuttings, maps and a final report. Authors: Michael Potts, Timothy Pritchard, Gary Baker, Kemlin Furley and Louise Semple.
Dates: 1972-1986
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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Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming: Pagodas, Aurioles, and Umbrellas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6185
Scope and Contents Draft of article relating the history of pagods, aurioles and umbrellas in Asia. A large part of the article is devoted to umbrellas and the early role they played in lives of people in China, India, and Tibet.
Dates: 1888 (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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David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8560
Dates: 1873-1874
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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David Ricardo: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7510
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscripts of several of Ricardo's works, correspondence between Ricardo and James Mill, letters to Thomas Malthus ans letters to Ricardo's brother in law, J.H. Wilkinson. Also included is correspondence and papers from the twentieth-century concerning the Ricardo Papers.
Dates: 1794-1976 (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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Diary for 1820, 1818-1820

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6804
Scope and Contents Written on blank spaces of a printed almanac. Attached at beginning is a journal by Romilly of a tour in Holland and Belgium, Sep. 1818.
Dates: 1818-1820
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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Diary of a Journey through Germany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6651
Scope and Contents Diary of a journey through Germany, 8-29 September [1835], apparently in Baly's hand, 122 folios. On fo. 2 is an explanatory note in the hand of the donor. Running from the end of the volume are notes on the geological formations in the districts visited and financial accounts for travel expenses.
Dates: 1835
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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Diary of a tour in France and Italy with his brother Cuthbert, 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6807
Dates: 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826
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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Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6406-6409
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1810-1903
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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Ellen Ettlinger: Diary of visit to Moscow and Leningrad

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8641
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript diary of a visit to Moscow and Leningrad, 1928, 94 pages, with an index at the end. There are two accompanying pieces of correspondence with the donor, in English, 21 May 1986 and 2 June 1986, regarding the gift of the collection to Cambridge University Library.
Dates: 1928
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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Field notebooks, Apr. 1886 - Oct. 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.57-A.63
Scope and Contents Seven soft-bound pocket notebooks in Bateson's hand that he used for documenting his tour of 'the Steppe'. Some have original numbers on the covers which are given in the following descriptions. Entries are mostly in pencil, with occasional use of ink. The content is often exceptionally detailed, with general observations, accounts of incidents, and notes on flora and fauna (sometimes with sketches). A large proportion of the entries are dated.
Dates: Apr. 1886 - Oct. 1887
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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George Robert Graham Conway: Transcripts from National Archives of Mexico

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7226-7306
Scope and Contents Transcripts of volumes of Inquisition Records from the National Archives of Mexico. The majority of the transcripts concern legal suits and trials. There is also material describing the family and descendants of particular individuals, including Juan Suarez Davila and Diego Suarez Pacheco, 1529-1588; Martin Lopez and Geronimo Lopez; Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano and his son, Don Carlos, 1559-1611; Don Tristan de Arellano, 1575-1634; Rodrigo de Vivero, 1597-1673; and Don Rodrigo de Vivero,...
Dates: 1923-1943
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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Harriet Susan Miller: Continental Tour Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6230
Scope and Contents Journal by Harriet Miller of tours on the continent with her husband, Professor W.H. Miller, 1856 and later.
Dates: 1856 (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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Herbert Clinch : material relating to a 1935 trip to the Soviet Union

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9996
Scope and Contents The archive contains photographs, postcards, and notes from the Soviet Union, Herbert Clinch's own articles on the trip, with additional ephemeral material such as money, cigarettes, and posters advertising Clinch's talk on his trip and his candidature for local elections.
Dates: 1934-1995 (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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James Dixon: letters to his father, 1836-1849

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6608-6609
Scope and Contents Letters from James Dixon to his father John sent whilst he was travelling, mostly on the Continent. The letters have been guarded and bound. All are originals, and are addressed to John Dixon at 50 Fenchurch Street, London, except for /36 which is addressed to 6 Mecklenburgh Square. They give a detailed account of James Dixon's foreign travels, particularly of his sojourns in Vienna and Paris
Dates: 1836-1849
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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John Harwood: Journal of visit to Paris

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7968
Scope and Contents An autograph journal of Harwood's visit to Paris, 26 May - 22 June 1685. The account includes entries on libraries, statues, water supplies, stonework, drink, trades, the waterworks of Versailles, the epitaph of Descartes, a disputation at the Sorbonne, the feast of D'Boun, and the library and cabinet of Charles Mons. Le Brun. Harwood describes the places he visited, which included St Omer's College, the Tuileries, the monastery of Val de Grace (including a description of the chapel), the opera...
Dates: 1685 (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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John Smart: Letters from North America

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8663-8664
Scope and Contents Letters from John Smart in America to his mother, pasted into scrapbooks with additional material, including postcards, photographs, newscuttings and printed items, with comments and explanations by Smart.
Dates: 1932-1953
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 France

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6302
Scope and Contents Travel journal, 1802. 'Journal of a Tour in France begun July 23rd 1802'. From internal evidence the writer was an English army officer. Fos 48-50 and 85-94 are blank. 94 fos 8 x 5.75 in.
Dates: 1802
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 France, 2 Sept. 1830-18 Oct. 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6812
Dates: 2 Sept. 1830-18 Oct. 1830
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 visit to Jerusalem, with account of the 'present situation in Tunis'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2698
Scope and Contents fo. 4: journal addressed 'To the He. L.', begins: 'Having settled my Affairs in Arca so ...', and ends: '... the very worst Country I ever saw.' fo. 19: 'Some Particulars relating to the present Situation of Affairs at Tunis.' Apparently unprinted. On cover is the name 'William Mart ...', in an 18th-cent. hand. The surname has been partly erased.
Dates: 1751
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 Voyage to the Coast of Guinea

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3871
Scope and Contents Journal of a voyage in the ship Bruce Grove of London. Wells, the ship's clerk, left the ship at Grenada on the return voyage. His journal is preceded (fo. 1v) by a list of officers and crew, and includes a series of engravings, maps, and sketches, some in colour, and a cutting from Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.
Dates: 1 Jan. 1802-16 Oct. 1802
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 Edith Blake: Journal of journey in China, Korea and Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8423
Scope and Contents Typescript.
Dates: 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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Rhoda Watson: Journal of tour in Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8561
Scope and Contents Journal of a tour of Japan, 29 July - 31 October 1892, 173 pages, some of which are unused. The volume contains inserted material, including trading cards, photographs, postcards, maps, and menus from RMS Empress of Japan. The diary is in English, but some of the additional items are in Japanese.
Dates: 1892
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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