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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 379 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Home Office: Edward Mylius: correspondence relating to the prosecution of Edward Mylius for a criminal libel on King George V published in the Liberator., 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/8
Scope and Contents From the Series: INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Opinions of Counsel and Precedents of Wills, Conveyancing and Pleas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6628
Scope and Contents

Opinions of counsel and precedents of wills, conveyancing and pleas. The names of counsel are given. There are genealogical notes and monumental inscriptions on pages 155-62, 191-213, and 252-231 (reversing the volume), which, according to Ralph Griffin (fol. i r), are in the hand of Edward Hasted, the historian of Kent. However, his claim is not readily reconcilable with the dates of the legal material.

Dates: 1680-1795 (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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Parliamentary placita, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.05.26
Scope and Contents

Notes and extracts from placita in parliament from the reign of King Edward I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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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Personal correspondence, 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 3rd Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken], Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party, appealing for party funds; James Molyneaux [Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party]; Norman Tebbit, thanking JEP for his support of Margaret Thatcher at the end of her premiership and looking ahead to the next election; Lord Simon of Glaisdale, sympathising on JEP's troubles with the IRA; Professor [Francis] Henry Sandbach; Sir Peter Morrison, Parliamentary Private Secretary to...
Dates: 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal Papers of Helen Maud Cam, 1895 - 1995

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

The papers comprise personal and biographical records; correspondence; academic records; and records of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions.

Dates: 1895 - 1995
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Petition, 1620s?

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.77
Scope and Contents To the right honorable the Lords and others of his ma’ts most honorable privie councell the humble petition of John Lepton'. As patentee for the sole making of all bills of complaint and processe called King's letters before the Lord president and council of the North, he prays that his patent 'may not be suppressed, but that he may be re-established and continued in the said office with all the benefits he had enjoyed before the petition of the attornies in the court at York which was...
Dates: 1620s?
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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Philip IV of Spain: Conveyance to Cristobal de la Fuente of Toledo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6665
Scope and Contents

12 folios: fo. 1: title-page; fo. 2: declaration by the king that the Cortes has granted him permission to sell rights in the cattle tax; fo. 3: conveyance to de la Fuente of income from cattle tax in the town of Añover, province of Toledo, to take effect from 1 January 1644; fo. 9v: signatures of witnesses.

Dates: 1643
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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Pleadings and legal reports, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.04
Scope and Contents

Begins 'By the statute of anno 2 Eliz. 3 ...'; the pleadings and reports are all from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Pleadings and speeches in Star Chamber, 1629

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.61
Scope and Contents

Pleadings and speeches of the Lords upon giving sentence in the Star Chamber on Bonham Norton for slandering the Lord Keeper (Lord Coventry).

Dates: 1629
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (3) regarding arrangements for a meeting and appointment of magistrates; Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (2) regarding trade unions and appointment of magistrates and local Conservative support for tariff reform in Oldham; Joseph Choate [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] declining dinner invitation.Other subjects include: requests for support and patronage...
Dates: 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the Trades Disputes Bill., 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/6
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst [Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee](4).

Dates: 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to WSC's attitude towards changes to Trade Union Law., 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst, Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee (4).

Dates: 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/106A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (19), Doris Moss, Chairman (8) and R T Prout, Honorary Treasurer (4) on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office-holders and WSC's retirement as member for Woodford; Peter Mountfield, Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury; John Harvey [MP for Walthamstow East,...
Dates: 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L., Apr 1949 - Aug 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/51
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association, on WSC sending a message on constituents' golden wedding; Reginald Maudling and Percy Cohen [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department; Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); constituent A H Curtis (4); Nigel Davies on a bus service to a speedway meeting (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Principal] HM Treasury; [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education. Also includes notes and copies...
Dates: Apr 1949 - Aug 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folio 84 opened 2022).
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Precedents for ecclesiastical courts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4124
Scope and Contents

The volume includes (fo. 135v) 'The True Briton's Answer to a farmer's letter, April 8th 1752', and (fo. 261) a treatise on communion. Recipes and accounts are also scattered throughout.

Dates: 1575-1752 (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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Proceedings for adultery, 1690

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.35
Scope and Contents

Details of proceedings in the Spiritual Court, before Dr George Oxenden, against Thomas Hastings, for adultery.

Dates: 1690
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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Proceedings in bankruptcy, 1666-1667

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.08.43
Scope and Contents

Proceedings under a commission of bankruptcy awarded against Thomas Neave of Norwich, hosier, 1666. Also proceedings against Mathew Attmur, of Hockham in Norfolk, grocer, 1667.

Dates: 1666-1667
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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Proceedings in the Prerogative Court, 1666

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.47
Scope and Contents

The case is between John Owsley and Robert Wilcox, relative to the will of Mary Owsley.

Dates: 1666
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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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, L -M., Jul 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/558A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Major C Petit of the Association of Lancastria Survivors (8); Sir John Smyth on representing WSC at a ceremony organised by the Association of Lancastria Survivors; Antony Acland [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] and [Adrian] Ian Samuel [Principal Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a Libyan...
Dates: Jul 1956 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Su - Th., 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/200
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Taylor (2); Arthur Sulzberger, publisher, New York Times, on subjects including gifts and greetings between himself and WSC (10); Drew Middleton, Chief Correspondent, New York Times; Jean Kirkbride, Sulzberger's secretary (5); 5th Duke of Sutherland [earlier Lord Stafford] (2); Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland (6); King Gustaf Adolf of Sweden on "Triumph and Tragedy", volume 6 of "The Second World War" (2); 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame and...
Dates: 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Reading on laws concerning sewers, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.03
Scope and Contents

A reading on the statute 23 Henry VIII cap. 5, and other laws concerning sewers. At the end is a copy of a letter from Sir John Popham to Sir Thomas Lambert, about the draining of the Isle of Ely, dated Littlecott, 7th [no month or year]. The reading may be Popham's, who served as chief justice of the King's Bench.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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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Readings and commentaries on canon law, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.02.11
Scope and Contents

Readings and commentaries (called theoriæ and postillæ) on various portions of the canon law, by Martinus Navarrus.

Dates: Late seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Readings on statutes, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.05
Scope and Contents

Readings on various statutes delivered in the Middle Temple by Weston, Bowyer, Savyle, Ross, Johnson, Sherley, Harris, Agmundesham, Gibbes, Williams, Ewens, Marston and Phillips, all of whom, according to Dugdale, were the readers appointed between 1585 and 1596, which years correspond with the dates given in the manuscript. The pages of the last reading, according to a later note, are misplaced: 'This reading is continued at f. 87, and concluded at f. 78'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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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Readings on statutes, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.06.03
Scope and Contents Readings delivered in the middle temple on various statutes, and the arguments arising out of them, at various times from 2 August 1613 to 2 August 1620. The readers' names are Welsh, Wotton, Serjt Harvye, Reynell, Barker, Marten, Francis Ashley, Nicholas Hyde, Richard Hadsor, Pye, Rives, Whitlock, Hoskins and Trist. The manuscript gives an insight into the mode of conducting exercises practised in the inns of court, since much care has been taken by the writer in transcribing all the...
Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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).