Records of Cambridge University Orienteering Club, 1970 - 2013
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.
- 1970 - 2013
- Cambridge University Orienteering Club (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Records containing both names and home addresses are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation, under data protection legislation.
Biographical / Historical
The club (CUOC) was founded in Michaelmas term 1970 by John Coxon (Peterhouse) and Martin Brown (Jesus College) to pursue 'a map-reading sport of Scandinavian origins'. Orienteering is a forest sport in which competitors try to navigate their way around a course of given control points, equipped only with maps and compass. Further information about the club (as at Sept. 2014) is on its website at http://cuoc.org.uk/.
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Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were presented to the University Archives by Joseph Hobbs on 19 and 24 June 2014.
The online catalogue was completed in Sept. 2014.
Cambridge University Orienteering Club
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