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Records of Cambridge University Hillwalking Club, 1992 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XIX

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: 1992 - 2019


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 club was established in 1989 to bridge the gap between the Mountaineering Club and the Rambling Club. It travels to mountainous regions across the UK for hillwalking, hiking and scrambling at all levels of ability. It runs day trips, weekends away and longer trips during the vacations to areas such as the Lake District, Snowdonia, the Pennines, the Brecon Beacons, and Scotland. It has a website at


0.5 linear metre(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

SOC.XIX.1.1 was transferred to the University Archives by Tom Pritchard (Magdalene College) President, and Dr Hicks (Pembroke College) Senior Treasurer, in 1999. SOC.XIX.1.2 was transferred anonymously on 16 July 2003. SOC.XIX.1.3-4 were transferred anonymously on 26 March 2009. SOC.XIX.1.5 was transferred by Joseph Hobbs on 23 April 2015. SOC.XIX.2-4.2 were transferred by Philip Withnall, President 2014-15, on 25 Feb. 2016. SOC.XIX.4.3 was transferred by Sarah Martin, President 2918-19 on 18 Feb. 2019. SOC.XIX.1.6-7 were transferred by Camilla Penney, Senior Treasurer, on 16 Mar. 2022. The records are on deposit with the University Archives.


The online catalogue was completed in October 2004 and emended in April 2009, September 2015, June 2016, May 2019 and June 2022.


Cambridge University Hillwalking Club

Finding aid date

2016-06-03 10:07:16+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom