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University of Cambridge. Botanic Garden


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Archives of the Botanic Garden, 1856 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG
Scope and Contents

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: 1856 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: 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.

Botanic Garden Syndicate reports, 1976 - 2022

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Reports 10 etc
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The annual reports are published by departments, research centres, museums, boards, management committees and syndicates. Occasionally, these records are accompanied by accounts, prospectuses and related reporting papers.

Dates: 1976 - 2022
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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 (

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