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Papers relating to government commissions, 1765 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Comm

Scope and Contents

Cover chiefly the Royal and Statutory Commissions of enquiry into the University and Colleges; also to the work of the University Commissioners.


  • Creation: 1765 - 1996


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 (


2 linear metre(s) : paper

Language of Materials



For background information on the nineteenth century reform of the University and Colleges, see Peter Searby A history of the University of Cambridge. Volume III, 1750-1870 (1997) pp. 423-544 and Christopher N.L. Brooke Volume IV.1870-1990 (1993) pp.82-98, 341-69.


The online catalogue was completed in October 2004 and emended in May 2006 and September 2011.

Finding aid date

2004-10-22 16:15:59+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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