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Records of the Cambridge University Bowmen, 1956 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.64

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: 1956 - 1973


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 is known to have existed from the mid 1950s and was founded for both experienced and novice archers. They run a programme of indoor and outdoor practice rounds and enter squads in tournaments. Further information about the club's activities is on its website at


2 volume(s) : paper

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 deposited by A. Hay with the Manuscripts Department on 5 March 1988 and had been given the classmarks Ms.Add.8774-5

Related Materials

Further printed records are in the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library (classmark: Cambridge Papers 2nd series, Societies 267).


The online catalogue entry was completed in November 2007.


Cambridge University Bowmen

Finding aid date

2007-10-16 11:44:08+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom