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Records of the Cambridge Dancers' Club, 1963 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.93

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: 1963 - 2005


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

Cambridge Dancers' Club was founded in October 1950 to promote dancing in Cambridge. Its members are predominantly drawn from the University. It provides tuition for both novice and advanced dancers in ballroom and Latin; dancesport; rock and roll; and salsa. A variety of couple and team competitions have been both held and entered by the club including the Varsity match (first held in 1974) and a Cuppers competition. Further information about the club's activities is on its website ( together with a history of the club from which some of the preceding notes were drawn.


4 archive box(es) (4 boxes) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of records were transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 22 April 2008. They had been deposited by the Cambridge Dancers' Club with the Manuscripts Department on 23 September 1986 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.8694. SOC.93.1 (addnl) and SOC.93.6 were deposited in the University Archives by S.M. Blanchflower, formerly of Trinity College, on 18 September 2010.

Related Materials

Further printed records are in the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library (classmark: Cambridge Papers 2nd series, Societies 183).


The online catalogue entry was completed in April 2008 and expanded in January 2011..


Cambridge Dancers' Club

Finding aid date

2008-03-19 12:08:16+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom