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Records of Cambridge University Canoe Club, 1959 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.110

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: 1959 - 2010


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 was founded in 1957. Its members engage in any or all of canoe and kayak slalom, polo, racing and touring, both on the Cam and further afield to find white water. For details of the club, see its website at


1 collection (1 metre hard copy, 42 digital photographs) : paper, digital objects

42 collection (1 metre hard copy, 42 digital photographs)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were presented as a gift to the University Archives by Andrew Haughton (Corpus Christi College) club secretary 2009-10, on 26 June 2010.

Related Materials

Further printed records are in the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library (classmark: Cambridge Papers J 2641 and Second Series Societies 29).


The online catalogue was completed in July 2010.


Cambridge University Canoe Club

Finding aid date

2010-07-28 17:21:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom