Secretary's correspondence and papers for the Cambridge University Canal Club, 1963 - 1980
Scope and Contents
This file includes correspondence with speakers, term programmes, event posters, end of year accounts and circulars from national organisations, particularly the Inland Waterways Association.
- Creation: 1963 - 1980
- Cambridge University Canal Club (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The club came into existence in 1965 and was primarily drawn from undergraduates. Its activities included a speaker programme, social events and "digs". The latter were weekends away from the Cambridge to provide voluntary labour on canal restoration projects.
1 collection (1 bundle now split between 2 envelopes) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This item was transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 9 October 2007. It had been presented by Cambridge University Canal Club to the Manuscripts Department on 26 June 1985 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.8557
The online catalogue entry was completed in October 2007.
Cambridge University Canal Club
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