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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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Address to Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6211
Scope and Contents An address by the University of Cambridge to Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, thanking him for his part in securing Bishop Moore's library for the University, 1715. There is a draft of Townshend's reply, an account of the expenses of foreign ministers of the British Crown, 1741, and an address from the University of Louvain to the University of Cambridge, 1919.
Dates: 1715-1919
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

Albert George Dew-Smith: Library Catalogue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6461
Scope and Contents Catalogue by A.G. Dew-Smith of his library, 298 folios. Many leaves are blank, apparently to allow for the insertion of fresh entries. Fos ir - xlix contain an alphabetical index of the books catalogued. The actual descriptive catalogue begins on fo. 1. The arrangement of entries is neither chronological nor alphabetical.
Dates: 1900 (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 — Multiple Containers

Alwyn Faber Scholfield: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7894-7895
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Montague Rhodes James, notes on classical literature and translations, correspondence and material relating to the University Library.
Dates: 1905-1968
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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Augustus Theodore Bartholemew: Journals and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8786
Scope and Contents Comprises a series of diaries and private journals kept by Bartholomew between 1904 and 1925 giving a detailed record of his daily life, social engagements and friendships, aspects of his work at the University Library, progress of various literary projects, plays attended and important books that he read. The entries during the last dozen years covered by the journals show Bartholomew as increasingly preoccupied by real or imagined health problems, and subject to fits of depression and...
Dates: 1897-1933
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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Catalogues of Italian Libraries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.565
Scope and Contents Catalogues of various Italian libraries and collections. Includes the Vatican Library and the Medici Library at Florence.
Dates: 1545-1546
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile - must be viewed on microfilm copy.
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Charles Cardale Babington: Library Catalogue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6178
Dates: 1894 (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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Circulars and letters, 1972 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 3
Scope and Contents These relate to the operation of the Centre, job appointments and library matters, sent out by Management Committee.
Dates: 1972 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer.
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Edward Byles Cowell: Brennus Stories

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6441
Scope and Contents Essays upon various books admired and read by EBC, with general reflections upon the place of libraries and books in human life; divided into twelve sections with a conclusion. One or two verses, a preface and a dedication in verse (to the writer's wife) precede the opening section. At the foot of p. 162 is the date 15 July 1847.
Dates: 1847
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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Extracts on the libraries of ancient Rome, 1899-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5111
Scope and Contents 92 folios
Dates: 1899-1900
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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Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss: Library catalogue, 1822, in the hand of Friedrich Neumetzer.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4233-4234
Scope and Contents Catalogue of the library of Georg Kloss, written in the hand of Friedrich Neumetzer. 2 vols, 45 x 28 cm. Bookplates of Georgius Kloss, M.D., Francofurti ad Moenum. The catalogue is arranged according to provenance in five groups, the first four of which are in alphabetical order. The versos are blank, except for occasional additions. Text is in seven columns across the page: reference, author and title, size, place of publication, date, and two columns for notes, mostly left blank, but with...
Dates: 1822
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 Couch Adams: Catalogue of his Library

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4185-4186
Dates: 1894
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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King's College, Cambridge: Library Inventory

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5057
Scope and Contents Inventory of 1452, transcribed by Henry Bradshaw, 26 folios, including: (fo. 17) H. Bradshaw, 'The University Library in 1582'; (fo. 20) Bradshaw, 'Notes on the organ screen of King's College'. On the flyleaf is a list of contents in hand of John Willis Clark. The versos are blank throughout.
Dates: 1880 (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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Libraries records, 1908 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 40
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.
Dates: 1908 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Library records, 1873 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 21
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.
Dates: 1873 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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List of Library Catalogues

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4248
Scope and Contents A list of catalogues of libraries, 1595-1831, 12 folios.
Dates: 1835 (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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Notes on libraries in Rome, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5110
Scope and Contents 84 folios
Dates: 1899
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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Registrary's printed pamphlet collection, 1642 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PP
Scope and Contents The printed pamphlet collection was begun in the early nineteeth century by William Hustler, Registrary 1816-32, and continued by his successors Joseph Romilly, Registrary 1832-62, Henry Richard Luard, Registrary 1862-91 and John Willis Clark, Registrary 1891-1910. The pamphlets cover a wide range of subjects such as educational reform, foreign education, university and parliamentary elections, religion, politics, academic exercises, local history, the University Library.
Dates: 1642 - 1890
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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Scrapbook containing photographs, postcards and cuttings from newspapers and magazines, 1805-1970 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8215
Scope and Contents Library interiors mainly in Britain, but also in Ireland, the U.S.A., Italy, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, France, Spain, Portugal, Austria and Mexico, with an index. Many of the photographs are of private studies, some with the owners, as well as photographs of school, college and university libraries, and libraries in stately homes
Dates: 1805-1970 (circa)
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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St Mark's Convent, Florence: Library Catalogue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5988
Scope and Contents 'Repertorium sive index librorum latine et grece bibliothece Conventus Sancti Marci de Florentia ordinis Predicatorum', transcribed for J.W. Clark from the original catalogue in the State Archives, Modena, 64 folios. Attached to a fly-leaf are letters from G. Jervis to J.W. Clark, 14 June 1898 and 13 and 27 August 1898. Inside the front cover is the following note: 'To be given to the University Library, after Dr. M.R. James has made whatever use of it he pleases J.W. Clark 29 Aug. 1898'.
Dates: 1898 (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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Teaching, learning and research records, 1940 - 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ORS 2
Scope and Contents Records in this category relate to curriculum delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, conferences, libraries and publications.
Dates: 1940 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Each file or volume in the archive is closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation, except with the permission of the Keeper of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, as a condition of transfer. In addition, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Thomas Gray: Catalogue of Books in the Royal Library

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5994
Scope and Contents A catalogue of books in the Royal Library of Cambridge University Library, mainly incunabula, in the hand of Thomas Gray. The arrangement, in two shelves, antedates that of F.S. Parris' catalogue (1752).
Dates: 1742-1752 (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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William Henry Hatchard Elliott: Totnes Church Library Catalogue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6313
Scope and Contents A catalogue of the books in Totnes church library, Devon, made on slips, 298 folios. Accompanying the catalogue is a draft article describing the library for the Totnes church parish magazine, and a letter from T.H. Elliott to W.H.H. Elliott, 22 October 1903.
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).
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Worts Trust papers, 1709 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Char.II.6-12, 16-35
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.
Dates: 1709 - 1924
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.