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 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Committee records, 1925 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Course on Development began as the Course for Colonial Probationers in 1927. Previously this had been a short course held in London, but in 1925 the Colonial Office asked Cambridge and Oxford Universities to provide the course and the University set up a supervising committee in November 1926. All those attending the one year course were graduates divided into cadet officers (administrators) and agricultural probationers. The administrators then went on to the University of London for a...
Dates: 1925 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Sub-Fonds

Library Syndicate records, 1751 - 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 1
Scope and Contents

Comprise annual reports, minutes, circulated papers and Syndics lists.

Dates: 1751 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series

Minute books, 1818 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy A
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.

Dates: 1818 - 1971
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

Minutes and papers of the Library Improvements Syndicate, 1862 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate to the development and management of the Library's holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1862 - 1863
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 File

Minutes and papers of the Needs of the Library Syndicate, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate to the development and management of the Library's holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 File

Minutes of the Syndicate appointed to collect subscriptions for the purpose of building a New Library and of carrying into effect other important objects contemplated in the purchase of the 'Old Court' of King's College, 1835 - 1836

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate to the development and management of the Library's holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1835 - 1836
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series

Sub-Committees records, 1962 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 2A
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Course on Development began as the Course for Colonial Probationers in 1927. Previously this had been a short course held in London, but in 1925 the Colonial Office asked Cambridge and Oxford Universities to provide the course and the University set up a supervising committee in November 1926. All those attending the one year course were graduates divided into cadet officers (administrators) and agricultural probationers. The administrators then went on to the University of London for a...
Dates: 1962 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Sub-Fonds

Subsyndicates and committees records, 1823 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 5
Scope and Contents

These bodies were appointed for a variety of purposes and periods, from financial oversight and book collection to building extension or electric light installation.

Dates: 1823 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series — Grace Books

University Grace Books, 1454 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Grace Books
Scope and Contents The 'grace' was originally a personal exemption from statutory requirements granted by the Senate to those aspiring to a degree. It came to serve wider and more general purposes. From the fifteenth century degrees became increasingly 'gratuosi' rather than 'rigorosi' and the Grace Books therefore provide what is virtually a register of degrees. From the end of the same century, the Grace formula came to be used for other persons and matters. By the mid-sixteenth century, the Grace was an...
Dates: 1454 - 1943
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 — Lett.

University letters, 1453 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Lett.
Scope and Contents

University letters were exchanged with the Crown, ministers of state and dignitaries. They covered a wide range of subjects, including the University's rights and privileges, internal governance, religious observance and legal disputes. Also included in this category are letters of royal patronage, or 'mandates', for the award of degrees and offices and, in lesser quantity, formal orations delivered on celebratory occasions.

Dates: 1453 - 1910
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).

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