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Bursars, 1379 - 2022

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/3

Scope and Contents

Although all Bursarial records are concerned with finances, this section contains correspondence and other records of bursarial duties that are not concerned primarily with the College accounts. For accounts see section KCAR/4.

Dates

  • 1379 - 2022

Conditions Governing Access

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Biographical / Historical

In the Founder's Statutes it was laid out that there should be three Bursars, to receive the College revenues and pay out moneys for day-to-day expenditure, but they were to have little further responsibility. This has changed over time and the remits of the Bursars have increased and been shuffled between titles. The Bursars have variously been referred to as the First, Second and Third Bursars, Senior and Junior Bursars, the Domus (usually Second) Bursar and the Estates Bursar.

At the Annual Congregation in 1902 it was decided tto discontinue the office of Steward and assign the duties of the office to the Second Bursar.

For material relating to the Tutorial Bursar see section KCAR/4/3.

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2004-03-25 14:41:11+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

Contact:
Archivist
King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.