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Canals

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File

John Hawkshaw: Navigation Report to the Egyptian Government

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6231
Scope and Contents

Concerns the first cataract on the Nile, with four coloured plans.

Dates: 1865
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

Papers relating to Eau Brink Canal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2696
Scope and Contents

A series of letters and papers concerning the proposed canal from Eau Brink to King's Lynn. Includes the following (letters unless stated):

Dates: 1792-1793
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

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
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).
 File

Secretary's correspondence and papers for the Cambridge University Canal Club, 1963 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.56.1
Scope and Contents

This file includes correspondence with speakers, term programmes, event posters, end of year accounts and circulars from national organisations, particularly the Inland Waterways Association.

Dates: 1963 - 1980
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).