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Disabilities

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Archives of the Disability Resource Centre, 1989 - 2004

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/DRC
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: 1989 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Hits and Misses: Autobiographical memoir of Sir Richard Paget

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9671
Scope and Contents Typewritten. Divided into chapters, with descriptions added in pencil later:I - Early LifeII - Leisure at OxfordIII - Round the WorldIV - Crossing the BarV - Women & Children firstVI - Industrial ProgenyVII - Planning aheadVIII - War & PeaceIX - Fun & GamesX - Physics with TearsXI - Catle in the airXII - Be not ashamed of your handicraftsXIII - Artificial speechXIV - Origin of speechXV - Sign language and...
Dates: c. 1935-1955
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Ida Darwin: Correspondence and Papers I

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9368
Scope and Contents Comprises correspondence with family and friends, particularly Horace Darwin, her husband, Erasmus Darwin, Ruth Rees-Thomas and Nora Barlow, her children, Thomas Farrer, her father, and other extended members of the Farrer, Barlow and Darwin families. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically and chronologically; a small proportion of the letters have been calendared to provide a summary of their contents, but the vast majority of the correspondence is simply listed by date with no...
Dates: 1860-1960 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Kathleen Louise Wood-Legh: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8384
Scope and Contents

Research material, correspondence and examples of Wood-Legh's work.

Dates: 1854-1982
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Papers concerning the Paget Gorman Sign Language

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7920
Scope and Contents Papers dealing with the development and use of a `New Sign Language' (later `Systematic Sign Language') for the deaf, aimed in particular at the teaching of children with hearing and speech problems. It was begun in 1934 by Sir Richard Paget (1869-1955) and developed by his widow, Grace Paget, in collaboration with Dr Pierre Gorman after Sir Richard's death. Comprises: Sir Richard Paget's correspondence, lectures, articles and publicity material; Lady Paget's correspondence and papers;...
Dates: 1928-1988
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Papers relating to early provision for disabled students and staff, 1989 - 2004

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

Include records relating to Bridget's, the hostel for students with severe disabilities, such as papers of the Educational Advisory Group, 1989-90, and its sucessors the Professional Advisory Committee, 1990-2, and Bridget's House Committee, 1992-6. Also include minutes and papers of the Disability Advisory Committee.

Dates: 1989 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Records relating to Bridget's, the hostel for students with severe disabilities, 1988 - 2005

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BRID
Scope and Contents Founded by Professor Margaret Spufford, Bridget's Hostel opened in October 1991 with the aim of providing a supportive environment and 24 hour care to enable up to seven severely disabled students to study in Cambridge, at the University, Anglia Polytechnic University or other Higher and Further Education institutions. Funds for Bridget's Appeal which purchased the lease of a suitable building and covered refurbishment, were provided by donations from the Colleges, Trusts and other...
Dates: 1988 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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).