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Minutes of the Faculty Board of Biology 'B' and subordinate bodies, with related papers, 1926 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.67-76 etc

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.


  • Creation: 1926 - 1996


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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Biographical / Historical

The Faculty was established under the new University statutes in 1926 to provide courses for natural scientists and medical and veterinary students. Its constituent departments have been Anatomy, Animal Pathology, Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology, Pathology and Physiology. In 1996, a unified Faculty of Biology was created on amalgamation with the Faculty of Biology 'A'.

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Min.V. 67-76 transferred to the University Archives by Dr K. McQuillen, Department of Biochemistry, on 22 Dec. 1977; Min.V.165-70 by Dr G.M.W. Cook, Secretary of the Degree Committee of Biology 'B', on 15 Feb. 1990; Min.V.284-5 on 25 Apr. 1995; Min.V.305-36, 338-46 by Mrs J.A. Knight, School of Biological Sciences, on 20 July 1997;


Faculty Board of Biology 'B'

Finding aid date

1997-12-22 14:36:32+00:00

Repository Details

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