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Plague

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Court book of the Vice-Chancellor and Mayor and their assistants relating to enforcement of plague measures, 1625 - 1638

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T.X.19
Scope and Contents Plague was endemic in Cambridge in the first half of the seventeenth century, but the years 1625-6 and 1630-2 were periods of particular stress and created serious problems of poor relief for the authorities. On 11 July 1625, the Vice-Chancellor and Mayor agreed a series of orders for the control of infection. Regular sessions were held for the enforcement of these orders and for the distribution of the proceeds of a levy enforced through a fast. The court book includes presentments of...
Dates: 1625 - 1638
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

Miscellaneous account book of Dr Butts, Vice-Chancellor, 1629 - 1631

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T.X.20
Scope and Contents Its contents are as follows: in the main section from front, ff.7v-19v, are accounts chiefly relating to poor relief, plague, house of correction; in the main section from end, ff.90v-65v, are mostly accounts relating to routine University matters; also includes, f.1.a.v and 5, memoranda of members of the University found in alehouses; f.1.b, P[re]dicatores academici; f.2, Tradita (from Dr Wren); ff.4 and 6, Notes on the Acts of the Apostles; ff.89v-88v, Fines for Alehouse keepers, etc.;...
Dates: 1629 - 1631
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).
 Sub-Series

Plague, 1593 - 1656

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUR 54, 54.2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The University Registry guard books were assembled from the 1860s onwards to accommodate loose papers and are the precursors to modern subject files. They comprise documents of all kinds on every aspect of University administration; for example, accounting, professorships, degrees, University officers, property, Colleges, and relations with the town of Cambridge. There are lists of the contents compiled by Registrary Luard (1862-91) and successors at the front of each volume. Titles are...
Dates: 1593 - 1656
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).