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Archives of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and of its predecessor body, Interfaculty Committee B, 1973 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSHSS

Scope and Contents

The records cover the full range of operations.


  • 1973 - 2010


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 (

Biographical / Historical

The School was established in 1984, assuming formal responsibility for resource allocation and coordination across humanities and social science institutions, previously held by Interfaculty Committee B. The committee had operated since 1973 in an informal capacity, advising the General Board of the Faculties on such matters as requests to fill vacant offices, statements of new needs, proposals for temporary upgrading of graduate offices, and distribution of staff resources. For furhter information about the institutions in the School, see


12 linear metre(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The archives were transferred to the University Archives from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in two tranches by Jennifer Cartwright, administrator, on 28 August 2011 and Jill Noble, administrator, on 19 September 2016.


The online catalogue was completed in September 2011 and emended in July 2017.


Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Finding aid date

2011-09-13 12:04:17+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.