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Records of The Round, Cambridge University Country Dance Club, 1928 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.117

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: 1928 - 1967


Conditions Governing Access

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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 established in November 1928 as the CU Folk Dance Club with biochemist Joseph Needham (1900-1995), Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, as a founder member. In January 1929, it adopted the name The Round.


2 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were presented to the University Archives by Prof. Anne Stevens on 21 January 2015.


The Round, Cambridge University Country Dance Club

Finding aid date

2015-09-30 16:56:23+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom