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Records of the Athenaeum Club, 1845 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.II

Scope and Contents

From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.


  • Creation: 1845 - 1938


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 (

Biographical / Historical

The Athenaeum Club was a sporting club of aristocratic membership, in existence 1845-1938. Its rooms were in Trinity Street.


30 collection (30 outsize items in paper wrapper) : paper, photograph

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred to the University Archives from Barclay's Bank, Bene't Street, on indefinite loan, in February 1977.


The online catalogue was completed in October 2005.


Athenaeum Club

Finding aid date

1998-05-06 11:42:23+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom