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Papers relating to government commissions, 1765 - 1996

 Fonds — Container: Comm
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.


  • 1765 - 1996

Conditions Governing Access

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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

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.