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Slavery

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Antonio Bertolotti: Schiavitù in Roma

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6261
Scope and Contents In typescript, with an English translation by Sedley Taylor, 'Slavery in Rome from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century', 189 folios. (Fo. i) Title, 'La Schiavitù in Roma dal Secolo XVI al XIX.', by Antonio Bertolotti; (fo. 1) typescript of Bertolotti's text, in Italian; (fo. ii) title of the English translation by Sedley Taylor; (fo. 1) text of Taylor's translation; (fo. 65*) documents to illustrate the text, in Latin and English; (fo. 113) translator's preface, in English; (fo. 117)...
Dates: 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).
 Fonds

Audio podcasts for Women’s Parliamentary Radio, conducted by Boni Sones with contributions by Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA
Scope and Contents The first set of 76 interviews contributed toward Sones’ fourth book which coincided with Vote 100 Year 2018, entitled ‘When There’s a Woman in the Room’ covers a range of issues from the centenary of women’s suffrage to Brexit debates. These interviews also cover issues which have a profound effect of women’s lives and give MPs a chance to discuss openly issues that impact their constituents. The second set of interviews cover May - November 2019 and address a turbulent time in British...
Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-11-14
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Interview with Maria Miller MP: reviewing how the UK's World First Modern Day Slavery Act can be improved, 2019-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/67
Scope and Contents Maria Miller, Conservative MP for Basingstoke and Chair of the Equalities Select Committee is to undertake a review of a flagship piece of legislation that her government introduced - The Modern Day Slavery Act, which came into force in 2015. Women MPs across party working together, were instrumental in pointing to the growing numbers of trafficked women working in nail bars, domestic service, massage parlours and in prostitution itself. The economic and social costs of modern slavery are...
Dates: 2019-02-04
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Jamaican slaves: letter and list, 1780

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/195-196
Scope and Contents Letter of Malcolm Laing to William Philip Perrin, 21 July 1780, regarding the purchase of slaves, Hallhead Plantations and a note of names of individual slaves.
Dates: 1780
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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Sir John Milner Gray: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7739
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of correspondence and papers relating to Gambia, Kenya, Kilwa, Pemba, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, West Africa, and other parts of the continent. Some of the topics covered are tribes, languages, the slave trade, the Portuguese in Africa, and archaeology. There are articles by J. Schacht, Emin Pasha, Gervase Mathew, M. Posnansky, and others on Africa, as well as publications by Gray himself. Some of these pieces are found in Tanganyika Notes and Records and...
Dates: 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 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

William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
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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