Personal, Private and Academic papers of Downing members and associates
Scope and Contents
Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.
- 1708 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access
Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
c. 3.6 cubic metre(s)
Language of Materials
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Part of the Downing College Repository
Downing College Archive
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