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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

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 Series

Agents' journals and accounts, 1829 - 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1829 - 1864
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 Series

Authors' ledgers, 1809 - 1833

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1809 - 1833
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 Series

Bibles, etc., orders and sales records, 1821 - 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 38
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1821 - 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 Series

Bibles, etc., prizing, estimates and press bill books, 1816 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 37
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1816 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 Series

Cambridge History of Iran papers, 1960 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise a variety of operational records including governing body minutes and accounts; editorial material; student records; and subject files concerning conferences and relations with interested external bodies.

Dates: 1960 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Restrictions on scholarly access of 50 and 80 years are applied to governing and personal records respectively as a condition of transfer and under data protection legislation - see each catalogue record for detail.
 Sub-Series

Catalogues of Press publications some marked up for stock, 1875 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.28
Scope and Contents From the Series:

In this category is a wide variety of material, some originating from the printing house, some from the University.
As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.

Dates: 1875 - 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Correspondence with and about Cambridge University Press, 1812 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.I.1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The correspondence includes items inherited by Power from his predecessors and added by Vice-Chancellors Cookson (1848, 1863-4, 1872-3), Porter (1881-4) and, perhaps, others.

Dates: 1812 - 1879
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

CUP [Cambridge University Press], 1968 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9/11
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The files relate to research projects; students; Faculty relations; contacts with other similar bodies; outside funding sources.

Dates: 1968 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer
 Series

Day books, 1856 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 18
Scope and Contents

These are the daily records of printing.

Dates: 1856 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Estimates records, 1840 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1840 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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European Publishers Council, 1991-12 - 1994-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 21/5
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Frank Rogers, Chairman of the European Publishers Council and Jacques Delors, President of the European Commission, on revision of the European broadcasting directive. Also includes reports on the emergence of multimedia industry in Europe and on media regulation in Britain.

Dates: 1991-12 - 1994-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters, mostly from authors or aspiring authors; with some notes, 1877 - 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.13.E
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All letters are addressed to C.J. Clay, University printer, unless otherwise stated.
Sarah has re-numbered Pr.B.13.1-337. Still to do Pr.B.13.A-G.

Dates: 1877 - 1882
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Letters, mostly relating to Bible business, 1884 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.13.F
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All letters are addressed to C.J. Clay, University printer, unless otherwise stated.
Sarah has re-numbered Pr.B.13.1-337. Still to do Pr.B.13.A-G.

Dates: 1884 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Media, 1954 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/27
Scope and Contents Working papers on the press and print media, covering subjects such as newspaper and magazine readership circulation figures; the reading habits of special interest groups and consumers, including 'influential City men', 'Guardian readers', and women; Fleet Street economics and working cultures; standards and ethics in journalism; new titles, mergers, and closure of publications; press ownership, monopolies, and the printing industry. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles,...
Dates: 1954 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Minutes of meetings of the Baskerville Club, occasionally signed, 1903 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.54.1
Scope and Contents

The minutes cover meetings held from 28 October 1903-25 February 1922. Pages from the Baskerville Club Stock Book, copies of club rules, letters to members, and postal reply cards are tipped into the volume.

Dates: 1903 - 1931
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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Miscellaneous, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 8/6
Scope and Contents

Contents relate to publications, lectures, visits and staff appointments.

Dates: 1962 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Series

Papers of 'The Observatory' magazine, 1922 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 84
Scope and Contents The collection comprises an incomplete archive of the business papers of ‘The Observatory’ from 1922 to 1983 (mostly covering 1939-1975). The papers are arranged in four series: financial records, general correspondence and business files, reprints files, and miscellaneous print material. The bulk of the collection consists of editorial correspondence with contributing authors, mainly concerning submissions for publication (RGO 83/2) and reprints (RGO 83/3). Some files include...
Dates: 1922 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 apply to many of these records.
 Sub-Series

Plans of Cambridge University Press site and buildings, 1820 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XL
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.

Dates: 1820 - 1926
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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Printers' and publishers' accounts, 1767 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/15
Scope and Contents

The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with related papers.

Dates: 1767 - 1829
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Printers' and publishers' accounts, 1782 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16
Scope and Contents

The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.

Dates: 1782 - 1829
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Printing journals, 1809 - 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 20
Scope and Contents The series detail varies as follows:- CUP 20/1 records tradesmen's, agents', and a few customer's accounts, 1809-10; Under the heading 'Expenses in printing pamphlets, etc., including profit' it gives: date, customer, description of work and quantity, charges of composition and of corrections, press, value of paper. Sums due and received. CUP 20/2-5 records: date, customer, number and nature of work, cost of printing and of correction and paper, total. These books have date of beginning and...
Dates: 1809 - 1862
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Prizing books, 1836 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 17
Scope and Contents

End dates for each volume are doubtfully given. Each has a large date span owing to the variation in dates of completion of work undertaken. Hence the discrepancy between dates on spine and dates given.

Dates: 1836 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Sales ledgers, 1829 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 15
Scope and Contents

Details of goods are recorded from 1866 onwards.

Dates: 1829 - 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Society of Authors, 1952-06 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/68
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers and minutes of the society, received by JA as a member of the management committee. Correspondents include Sir Osbert Sitwell, Chairman, [Mary] Elizabeth Barber, Editor of The Author (3) and Denys Kilham-Roberts, Secretary-General.

Dates: 1952-06 - 1954-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Stock records and catalogues of Bibles, 1791 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1791 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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