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Officer's papers for the Cambridge University Medieval Society, 1970 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.71

Scope and Contents

The file largely consists of the correspondence of officers Kim Finer and Christopher Barder with speakers and other officers of the Society. It also contains a number of term programmes.


  • Creation: 1970 - 1976


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From the Management Group:

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Biographical / Historical

The society existed to cater for undergraduates and others interested in medieval art, history, literature, archaeology and philosophy. It was not a faculty society and was keen to approach medieval studies from an interdisciplinary position. It organised a speaker programme and arranged visits to Cambridge libraries and monuments.


1 file(s) (1 file) : 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 deposited by the Medieval Society with the Rare Books Department where had been placed in the classmark Cam Papers. It was transferred to the Manuscripts Department in May 1993 where was given the classmark Ms.Add.8968

Related Materials

Further papers relating to the operation of the society are in the Archives of the Faculty of English, University Archives, Cambridge University Library (classmark: ENGL 7/7).


The online catalogue entry was completed in November 2007 and emended in February 2008.


Cambridge University Medieval Society

Finding aid date

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

Repository Details

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