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External relations records, 1377 - 2012

 Management Group
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/6

Scope and Contents

The category - External relations records - comprises records relating to relations with the Crown, central government, the Colleges and the city of Cambridge; also University-initiated outreach, such as adult education, teacher-training, school examining, and alumni relations.


  • 1377 - 2012

Conditions Governing Access

The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (

Language of Materials



The University Archives are arranged in classes in common with other materials housed in the University Library. The classes comprise distinct bodies of records, or fonds to use archival parlance, in many cases, chiefly in the records of departments and faculties. However, they have also been assigned to records with the same diplomatic form, such as plans or minute books, or to records relating to the same subject, such as University relations with the town, regardless of provenance. To ease navigation and browsing of the classes on Janus, they have been grouped by function into 6 categories: corporate management; teaching, learning and research; assets; judicial administration; student administration and research; external relations.

Finding aid date

2002-11-12 12:02:00+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.