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Records of the Cambridge University Church Missionary Union, 1875 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.66

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: 1875 - 1886


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 union was established in 1858 to support the activities of the national organisation the Church Missionary Society. It aimed to encourage junior members interest and cooperation in missionary work. In addition to running a speaker programme it maintained a library and reading room.


2 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 18 October 2007. It had been presented anonymously through Rev. J.C. Pollock to the Manuscripts Department on 13 January 1961 and had been given the classmarks Ms.Add.7613-4

Related Materials

Further printed records are in the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library (classmark: Cambridge Papers J 2844).


The online catalogue entry was completed and emended in November 2007.


Cambridge University Church Missionary Union

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