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Papers relating to Dining Righters

Reference Code: GBR/2511/D
Dates: 1965 - 1970
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Ridley of Liddesdale

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDL
Dates: 1945 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: Mostly open, some items awaiting review
 File — Container: NHAC 1/3/3

Dining Group invitation, 1962-06

Reference Code: GBR/3124/NHAC 1/3/3
Scope and Contents

Two letters to Rosemary Murray from K L Wood-Legh, President of the Dining Group [Society of Women Members of the Regent House who are not Fellows of Colleges, later Lucy Cavendish College], concerning the possibility of New Hall supervisors attending Dining Group dinners.

Dates: 1962-06
 Sub-sub-group

The Dining Group, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4
Scope and Contents Dorothy Needham was a member of the Dining Group, an informal social club of Cambridge University women who did not hold a college fellowship and were thus isolated from the benefits of collegiate life. It supported the idea of a third women's college and co-operated in the formation of the Third Foundation Association but continued in existence after the establishment of New Hall in 1954. From 1953 it adopted as a formal title 'the Society of Women Members of the Regent House who are not...
Dates: 1952 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/4

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1955 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/4
Scope and Contents File contains:1) 'Memorandum submitted by the Society of Women Members of the Regent House, who are not Fellows of Colleges ('The Dining Group')', 6pp typescript, with reply from University Registrar, 21 June 1955 [the memorandum pressed the University Council for recognition of the Society as a corporate body within the University];2) 2pp note on dining and financial arrangements of the Dining Group, compiled by Nora Willson (Secretary) and Anna Bidder (Treasurer), May 1956;3)...
Dates: 1955 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 Fonds

Third Foundation Association, 1952 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/3124/NHGB 2
Scope and Contents

[See also papers of Greta Burkill at NHPP 2/1 and papers of Dame Rosemary Murray at NHAR 1/1/1.]

Dates: 1952 - 1955
 File

'Dame Myra's correspondence before meeting 30 July 1952, particularly with Dining Group', 1952-04 - 1952-07

Reference Code: GBR/3124/NHAR 1/1/1/2/10
Scope and Contents

Correspondence chiefly between Dame Myra Curtis (chairman of the Third Foundation Association) and Dr Anna Bidder (chairman of Committee 'A' of the Dining Group), and E W Parsons.

Dates: 1952-04 - 1952-07
 File

Fellows: Dining rights, 1962 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/301/4/4/1
Scope and Contents

Volume recording name of fellow; fellowship title, dining group, relevant committee minute and period of tenancy.

Dates: 1962 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Plowden Dining Group, 1981 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 2/2/11
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Lord (Roy) Jenkins of Hillhead, Nigel Lawson and Dr David Owen

Dates: 1981 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Plowden Dining Group, 1985 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 2/2/12
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from the Earl of Stockton (Harold Macmillan) and Neil Kinnock's office

Dates: 1985 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Plowden Dining Group, 1987 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 2/2/13
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from: Gordon Brown, Denis Healey, John Major, John Smith and Margaret Thatcher

Dates: 1987 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Plowden Dining Group, 1970 & 1981-92, 1970 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 2/2/10
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from: Paddy Ashdown, Anthony Barber, Tony Blair, "Peter" [Lord Carrington], John Major, John Smith, David Steel; and lists of dinner guests and members of the Group from 1968-93

Dates: 1970 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/7

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/7
Scope and Contents

'Statement by the Society of Women Members of the Regent House who are not Fellows of Colleges': 7pp typescript. (This statement, published in the Cambridge University Reporter of 18 May 1962, is critical of the March 1962 report of the Bridges Syndicate [GCPP Needham 2/4/6] and argues for the collegiate scheme presented in the Dining Group's Memorandum [GCPP Needham 2/4/5].) Dorothy Needham's is one of eighteen names of Dining Group members appended at the end of the statement.

Dates: 1962-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/2

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/2
Scope and Contents

File contains minutes and papers of meetings July - September 1952; also 'Draft Proposals for a new Women's Foundation at Cambridge University', 3pp typescript, 22 July 1952.

Dates: 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/5

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/5
Scope and Contents

File contains 'Memorandum submitted by the Society of Women Members', 5pp duplicated typescript draft, 8 December 1960, and 6pp ?final version. [The Memorandum was prepared for the Syndicate established by the University 'to report on any ways in which they think that the relations between the University and the Colleges could be improved'. The Memorandum pressed for recognition of the Society as a collegiate body.]

Dates: 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File

Papers relating to John Sacher’s industrial dining group, May 1975-December 1977, 1975-05 - 1977-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/219
Scope and Contents

Mainly notes made for MT by Adam Butler MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary). MT attended occasionally.

Dates: 1975-05 - 1977-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/3

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/3
Scope and Contents

File contains minutes of meetings March and November 1953; also 'An Open Letter to the Dining Club of Women Members of the Regent House who are not Fellows of Colleges, containing suggestions for a Five-Year Policy' - 8pp typescript, compiled by Margaret Masterman (Braithwaite), 15 February 1953.

Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/1

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/1
Scope and Contents

File contains minutes and papers of meetings March - May 1952; also a 3pp typescript draft, with ms annotations, by Dorothy Needham on the Dining Group's involvement in moves towards a third foundation for women in Cambridge: the narrative begins with an informal meeting held at Downing College in January 1949 by invitation of Lady Whitby to discuss the matter of a third women's college.

Dates: 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 Item

[Inside Government House, Dining Room], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/213
Scope and Contents

Showing the dining room in Government House, with the table set for 14 diners.

Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/8

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1963 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/8
Scope and Contents File contains:1) 'Report of the Council of the Senate on Societies for graduates', Cambridge University Reporter 13 June 1963; 2) request from Society of Women Members to Council for recognition as a Collegiate Society, 3pp duplicated typescript, 24 July 1963, with reply from the University Registrary, 2 August 1963 (the Registrary noted the Council had received the Society's request with sympathy and felt, given University approval, it should be possible to establish a...
Dates: 1963 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 Item

C [Ciceron] : dining room, 1971-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham BB/17
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides showing scenes in the house and gardens of John Ewart Marnham's residence just outside Castries. They include slides of the very attractive views from the garden and a series of aerial views taken at varying heights in May 1972. This section concludes with photographs of members of the domestic staff taken just before Marnham left St Lucia (dated Oct 72 nos 18-25). Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Colleges, dining rights, 1965 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CATH 2/3/4/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The activities - administrative, religious, social, financial - of both Cambridge University Catholic Association (CUCA) and the Fisher Society are well reflected in the surviving records. As both bodies and successive chaplains have shared accommodation, activities and personnel down the decades, their archives overlap and interlink. All, for instance, have been involved in fundraising to support the operating costs of the chaplaincy and the physical development of Fisher House. Where it is...
Dates: 1965 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File — Container: GCPP Needham 2/4/6

Dining Group papers and correspondence, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham 2/4/6
Scope and Contents

Cambridge University reporter, Tuesday 13 March 1962, comprising Report of the Syndicate on the Relationship between the University and the Colleges [the Bridges Syndicate].

Dates: 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 File

The Family. The history of a dining club (Cambridge, 1963), 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.118.8
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Rabaul, Buka and the Solomon Islands : Marovovo : Dining Hall, outside, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham D/219
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Ektachromes with frames made in England (except 516A). Apart from the maps, all are numbered by Marnham. The maps are: numbers 15-17 three views of a map of the Pacific and numbers 18-19 two views of a map of the Western Pacific. Numbers 103, 105, 108, 111, 116, 212, 318, 406, 503, 504 and 519 are listed as missing with no attempt to catalogue them as they contain no further details.

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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