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Archives of the Faculty of Biology 'B', 1906 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BIOL B

Scope and Contents

The records cover the full range of operations,


  • Creation: 1906 - 1992


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

Established under the new University statutes in 1926, the Faculty comprised the departments of Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology, Pathology and Physiology. The courses provided for natural scientists and medical students were expanded to include veterinary students from 1949. In 1996, a unified Faculty of Biology was created on amalgamation with the Faculty of Biology 'A'.


5 linear metre(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred by the School of Biological Sciences in 1996-7.

Related Materials

For minutes of the Faculty Board and its various committees, 1926-96, see UA Min.V.67-74, 165-70, 284-5, 305-46.


The online catalogue was completed in October 2005 and emended in January 2006. Section N: confidential files - descriptions withheld from publication.

Date information

DateText: bulk 1944-92.


Faculty of Biology 'B'

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom