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Historical research

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — HIST

Archives of the Faculty of History, 1876 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST
Scope and Contents

The records document the full range of institutional operations, from delivery of the curriculum and examining at undergraduate and graduate level, to design and upkeep of the faculty buildings. Papers on Tripos reform are particularly extensive. They include the papers of the Cambridge Historical Society.

Dates: 1876 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: Within the archives of the Faculty of History, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Certain other records are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: Section 41 information provided in confidence. Restrictions are clearly indicated as part of individual catalogue entries.
 File

Minute book of Cambridge University History Club, 1941 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.120.1
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of committee, business and speaker meetings, 1941-61; programme card for 1961-2. At the back there is a list of papers given, with speaker's name and date, 1941-60.

Dates: 1941 - 1962
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).
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society, and predecessors, 1950 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.100
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: 1950 - 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).
 Series

Registers of meetings of the Modern British History Graduate Seminar, 1966 - 2022

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.106.1
Scope and Contents

Record for each meeting: date, name of speaker, title of paper presented, list of attendees.

Dates: 1966 - 2022
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).
 Series

Teaching, learning and research records, 1889 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 2
Scope and Contents

Records in this category relate to curriculum development, delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, the Seeley Library, research groups and grants.

Dates: 1889 - 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Faculty of History, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Certain other records are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: Section 41 information provided in confidence. Restrictions are clearly indicated as part of individual catalogue entries.

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