Accounts of the Cambridge University Medical Society, 1922 - 1973
Scope and Contents
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.
- 1922 - 1973
- Cambridge University Medical Society (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
The society is known to have existed from at least 1890 and was an intellectual and social society largely drawing its membership from medical students. It organised a speaker programme and social events. Further information about the club's activities is on its website at http://www.srcf.ucam.org/medsoc/.
2 volume(s) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 18 October 2007. Item SOC.70.2 had been presented by Sir George Pickering, FRS, to the Manuscripts Department on 2 December 1977 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.8165. Items SOC.70.1.1-2 had been deposited on permanent loan by Cambridge University Medical Society with the Manuscripts Department on 30 June 1978 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.8174
The online catalogue entry was completed and emended in November 2007.
Cambridge University Medical Society
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