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Graduate student files, 1920 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BOGS 1

Scope and Contents

This series comprises one file for each student enrolled for a graduate degree. For the period 1920-37, files also survive for unsuccessful applicants for admission. Each file contains correspondence, circulars, references, supervisor's and examiners' reports, and occasionally degree certificates from other institutions, off-prints, and photographs. From 1920, the graduate degrees awarded were Ph.D, M.Sc., M.Litt. and Diploma in International Law. From October 1952, the series includes files for applicants for the higher degrees of B.D., Litt.D., Mus.D. and Sc.D. From 1979, files for M.Phil. candidates are also included.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1993


Conditions Governing Access

These files are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of matriculation in accordance with data protection legislation. Individual files may be produced for scholars in cases where the student and referees/examiners are known to be dead. The files are stored off site. Please contact the Keeper of the University Archives with any request for access.


550 linear metre(s) (approximately 550 metres)

Language of Materials



The files are arranged in one alphabetical sequence, 1920-37 and thereafter alphabetically by academic year of completion or withdrawal.


Regular transfers of further files are expected.

Date information

DateText: 1920/1-1992/3.


Board of Graduate Studies

Finding aid date

2001-06-13 17:01:03+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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