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Travellers

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Gypsy notebook: transcript of the 'Norwood manuscript'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7010
Scope and Contents This volume comprises rotographs and transcripts of the ‘Norwood Manuscript’ [by Reverend Thomas Wilkinson Norwood] published in the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society [New Series, Vol. III, pp. 204-224] relating to the compilation of a Gypsy vocabulary. The original Norwood manuscripts form part of the Gypsy Lore Society archive, now held at the University of Liverpool Special Collections and Archives, having been presented in 1939 by Lady Arthur Grosvenor. This volume did not form part of...
Dates: mid to late 19th 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).
 Fonds

John Roberts: Copies of his letters to Francis Hindes Groome, scholar of Gypsy life

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8418
Scope and Contents

A typescript copy, made by R.A.S. Macfie of letters written to F.H. Groome with manuscript annotations. There are 201 numbered pages, of which the last 17 are blank. The letters are from John Roberts, with the exception of the final letter, written by Groome's mother-in-law. The script includes early examples of Welsh Romani [Romany], for which there are 'hasty, unstudied translations' made by Macfie in September 1926.

Dates: 1876-1880 (circa. Date of transcript: 1907)
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

Records of the Cambridge University Explorers' and Travellers' Club, 1954 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.75
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1954 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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