Attendance book for meetings of the Ambarum, 1903-04-27 - 1911-11-10
Scope and Contents
The volume comprises society membership lists (front and rear) which are annotated with term and home address, committee positions held and dates of death; and, in the main part of the volume, records meetings of the group. Each entry details the date and location of meeting, the names of those in attendance and gives what may be a score for an unidentified game played between opposing teams from each of the universities.
- Creation: 1903-04-27 - 1911-11-10
- University of Cambridge. Ambarum (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
This group appears to be a [?dining] club consisting of senior members from Cambridge University and Oxford University. It met twice yearly on the second Sunday in May and first Saturday in November. Meetings were held in both Oxford and Cambridge.
1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The spine is missing and text block is a little loose.
Former / Other Reference
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This item was transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 28 September 2007. It had been deposited by Sir A.E. Shipley K.B.E., Christ's College, with the Manuscripts Department on 3 October 1922 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.6367.
The online catalogue entry was completed in October 2007.
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