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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Commemorative medallion/ coin to mark the end of the First World War (WW1), 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN2/19/1/1
Scope and Contents

King's head on one side, 'Welcome peace 1914-1919' on the other.

Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.

The Papers of William Bernard Robinson King

Reference Code: GBR/590/WBRK
Scope and Contents The collection contains notebooks from the Second World War concerning water boreholes; rolls of maps; lantern plates marked "Channel"; typed manuscripts; a presentation copy of "Work of Royal Engineers in the European War 1914-1919, Geological Work on the western Front 1922"; handwritten notes on the retreat to Dunkirk; reports on specimens; dress medals; OBE and Military Cross; a silver cigarette case from colleagues at the Geological Survey, 1916; certificates of honorary degrees and...
Dates: 1909 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Collections Research Centre [West Cambridge] 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 one form of identification is required.

Wyon Family: Business and Personal Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7651
Scope and Contents

The collection contains family and personal correspondence, and also genealogical papers mostly compiled by Walter J. Wyon. There are papers relating to the family's official work, and also to their private commissions as medallists, engravers and sculptors.

Dates: 1800-1950 (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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (