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Addresses, given and received by the University; with patents of certain Chancellors and High Stewards, 1910 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Address

Scope and Contents

'Addresses' presented by the University of Cambridge, typically to other Universities at their centennial or similar celebrations, are composed, normally in Latin, by the Orator, and presented by an appointed delegate. Loyal addresses (i.e. those to the Crown), and some others, are, in modern times, normally in English.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1995


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 (


3 envelope(s) (3 envelopes of loose sheets) : paper and vellum

7 rolled item(s)

Language of Materials



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Address 1-83 was transferred to the University Archives from the University Registry.

Existence and Location of Copies

Many addresses are duplicated in UA CUR 24.2.


The online catalogue completed in August 2004 and emended in November 2004, January 2005 and January 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom