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Clubs and Society Records

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Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCCS

Scope and Contents

Records of the Alumni Association (founded in 1922), Amalgamation Club and various sports clubs and academic, dramatic and musical societies, although survival and transfer of records is sporadic. Also includes records of various social clubs and the May Ball. There are many sports clubs and other societies, such as The Theological Society, for which no records are extant or available.


  • Creation: 1894 - 2023

Conditions Governing Access

Some records series (such as minutes) are subject to closure periods for GDPR and confidentiality reasons.


c. 1.8 cubic metre(s)

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Related Materials

See DCPH for photograph collection. Reports of clubs and societies are included in the student magazine, The Griffin, from 1903 and from the later 20th century in the Alumni Association Newsletters.

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Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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