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Finance

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Accounts prepared for quarterly presentation to the Press Syndics, 1918 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group: These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.
Dates: 1918 - 1949
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

Administration and Committees, 1880 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/590/SGWC/01
Scope and Contents This series comprises the minute books of the club since its origins in 1880 until 1970, as well as some accounts/financial records in volumes and/or loose notes.
Dates: 1880 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some records are currently not available because they are unfit for production. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds

Bursar's and other financial records, 1376 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/B
Scope and Contents These generally exclude stewards' (domestic and estate) accounts, kitchen accounts, tutors' accounts.
In the early years the Master and Bursar were sometimes one and the same person. Note also that the term 'steward' could apply to the present office of Bursar as well as to the steward of an estate, or a steward in charge of, for example, the arrangements for commencement feasts.
Account books entered under 'Library and plate' (07/14, etc.) also include other college accounts.

Dates: 1376 - 1941
 Series

Business: Miscellaneous, 1912 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 25
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers about Lloyd's personal business interests and those of the government.
Dates: 1912 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
 Fonds

Civil List Accounts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5153-5223
Scope and Contents Civil List accounts, including Customs and Excise, Navy and miscellaneous accounts, 27 December 1706 - 10 January 1798. On labels inside the covers of MSS.Add.5219-5223: 'From the Treasury Chambers Whitehall. Removed to the Public Record Office (W.L[ascelles])'.
Dates: 1706-1798
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).
 Fonds

Customs Establishment

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5224-5281
Scope and Contents 'Quarterly establishment books of the customs, London, out-ports, etc.', recording the names and salaries of customs officers, arranged geographically. A number of the volumes have labels on the inside cover recording that they were held originally in the Customs House, Lower Thames Street, London. Some of the volumes have indexes
Dates: 1763-1829
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).
 Fonds

David Ricardo: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7510
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscripts of several of Ricardo's works, correspondence between Ricardo and James Mill, letters to Thomas Malthus ans letters to Ricardo's brother in law, J.H. Wilkinson. Also included is correspondence and papers from the twentieth-century concerning the Ricardo Papers.
Dates: 1794-1976 (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).
 File

Faisal Foundation, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9/16
Scope and Contents From the Series: The files relate to research projects; students; Faculty relations; contacts with other similar bodies; outside funding sources.
Dates: 1979
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer
 Series

Finance, c 1650-c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.
Dates: c 1650-c 1750
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Series

Financial Affairs, 1913 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 8
Scope and Contents The majority of material in this section comprise the ledgers, account books and working papers compiled by Sir Winston Churchill's accountants, Wood, Willey & Co while working on his financial affairs.
Dates: 1913 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: Wood, Willey and Co papers (WCHL 8/1-110) are closed until 80 years after the date of the last item in the file.
 Sub-item

Letters concerning Press finances, etc., 1886-03-15 - 1886-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.13.B.96-7
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: 1886-03-15 - 1886-03-22
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 of attorney for Simon Grene [Green] to recover from the executors 8 marks left to the college by Thomas Brydde [Bird], late Rector of Great Munden [Herts]., 1476-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/8/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: For many masters there are no records beyond those in which he, along with the scholars or fellows, represents the college as a corporation, but all up to Pearce (1914-27) are listed here for reference. Some stray documents, are also entered under the relevant Mastership.
Dates: 1476-11-16
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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1928 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/16
Scope and Contents Written from the Travellers' Club and Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, Wemyss Castle in Fife, the Naval & Military Club, 10 Clarges Street and the Beefsteak Club in London, Eleven Grand Parade in Portsmouth, Permanbuc [Permanbuco], the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Avenida Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro and the Esplanada Hotel in Sao Paolo in Brazil, the Plaza Hotel in Buenos Aires in Argentina and the Royal-Palace near Clermont in France. Subjects include Wemyss' work for British Oil Development...
Dates: 1928 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series — Char.II

Papers relating to University charitable trusts, 1697 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Char.II
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: 1697 - 2015
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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Partnership and related account book, 1856 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 5
Scope and Contents Comprises accounts for the Press Partnership, agents, wages, tradesmen, rates, etc. Not all the different accounts are entered for the entire date-range of the volume. The volume is mostly blank.
Dates: 1856 - 1869
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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'Personal File', 1917 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND A.15
Scope and Contents Contents of Bagnold's 'Personal File'.
This file contains: a family tree tracing the Bagnold family back to the seventeenth century, list of birthdays of family members, list of publications from July 1927 to June 1939, record of 'insurances', letter from Lloyd's Bank, 1 November 1935, listing Bagnold's bankers orders and Bagnold's list thereof, short list of 'Books lent', annual records of 'Important happenings' covering 1933 - August 1939, and record of investments 1917-35.
Dates: 1917 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Records of the Bursar / Bursarial Office / Bursarial function, 1548-[1970]

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCAR/1
Scope and Contents Estate records and all College administrative records created by the Bursarial function or office.
Dates: 1548-[1970]
Conditions Governing Access: General administration files are generally closed for 30 years from date of creation, once transferred to Archives, but longer closure periods may apply. Please ask the College Archivist about more recent records relevant to a particular research area, which may not yet have been published online but may be open for research (by appointment).
 Fonds

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
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).
 Fonds

Robert Needham Cust: Case Judgements

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6198-6201
Scope and Contents Judgements in cases in Lahore and Amritsar.
Dates: 1858-1860
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).
 Fonds

Royal Navy: Estimates

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5282-5334
Scope and Contents Estimates for vessels in harbour and for building and repair work on ships of war.
Dates: 1707-1803
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).
 File

United States $100 Bond and accompanying letter signed by Churchill., 1943-09 - 1943-10-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/82
Scope and Contents The first $100 Bond of the US Third War Loan, handed to Churchill at the White House by Henry Morgenthau Jr, Secretary of the US Treasury, Sept 1943, and made out to Mrs Churchill's Russian Relief fund as a co-owner. With accompanying letter of provenance signed by Churchill, 22 October 1943.
Dates: 1943-09 - 1943-10-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.

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