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Records of and relating to the Registrary, 1601 - 2007

 Sub-sub-mangmt group
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.VII

Scope and Contents

The office was created in 1504 to compile and maintain the records of the University. In modern times, the Registrary is secretary to the Council of the Senate, the chief executive and policy-making body of the University, and head of the University's unified administrative service.


  • 1601 - 2007

Conditions Governing Access

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 (

Language of Materials



O.VII 22, 87-8: catalogue entries withheld from online catalogue under data protection legislation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

O.VII 14-15 transferred to the University Archives by the Registry on 25 July 1980; 17-18 on 1 Feb. 1984; 25 in July 1986; 26-65 in January 1984; 66 on 20 July 1988; 70-88 on 13 July 1994; 90-9 by Jenni Dixon, from the office of Alan Clark, Administrative Secretary, on 22 February 2013.

Finding aid date

1998-05-05 16:18:20+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.