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College Site, 1737-[1970]

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCAR/1/2

Scope and Contents

Records relating to the acquisition of the college site, and subsequent conveyances, college construction and upkeep; plus adjacent sites and outlying parts of the Domus.


  • Creation: 1737-[1970]

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

General administration files are generally closed for 30 years from date of creation, once transferred to Archives, but longer closure periods may apply.

Please ask the College Archivist about more recent records relevant to a particular research area, which may not yet have been published online but may be open for research (by appointment).


c. 65 archive box(es) (c. 65 boxes)

c. 400 item(s) (c. 400 plans)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Photos and plans; see Estate Records for town of Cambridge DCAR/1/1/01/04. See also DCAR/1/1/2/6 for bursarial papers of John Perkins including College Site; DCGB/1/4 for new building, building and domus management committees.


Heirs-at-law of George Downing; Downing College

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
Downing College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1DQ United Kingdom
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