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Records of the Cambridge University Agricultural Society, 1893 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.62

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: 1893 - 1940


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 well established by the late 1890s and existed to promote discussion of issues in agriculture. It ran a regular programme of lectures and maintained a close relationship with the School of Agriculture.


5 volume(s) : paper, photograph

1 photographic print(s) (1 photographic print)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 18 October 2007. They had been presented by John Hammond junior, to the Manuscripts Department on 31 January 1977 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.8127


The online catalogue entry was completed in November 2007.


Cambridge University Agricultural Society

Finding aid date

2007-10-16 11:57:55+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom