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Financial administration

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Accounts, 1827 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy C
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: 1827 - 1965
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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Accounts, 1870 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 2-17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.
Dates: 1870 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Accounts for copies of the Guide sold, 1925 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 37
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.
Dates: 1925 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Archives of the Council of the School of Arts and Humanities (CSAH), and of its predecessor body, Interfaculty Committee A (IFA), 1971 - 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSAH
Scope and Contents The records cover the full range of operations.
Dates: 1971 - 2012
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).
 Fonds

Archives of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and of its predecessor body, Interfaculty Committee B, 1973 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSHSS
Scope and Contents The records cover the full range of operations.
Dates: 1973 - 2010
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).
 Fonds — CSPS

Archives of the Council of the School of Physical Sciences, 1927 - 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSPS
Scope and Contents The records relate chiefly to the managing of resources; that is, funding for equipment, buildings and staff. A smaller quantity of records cover faculty/departmental structure and organisation, academic focus and research projects.
Dates: 1927 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: All files are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation, except for those with written permission of the Secretary or Chairman of the Council, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX, as a condition of transfer. In addition, files containing personal data are closed for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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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.
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Balance books, 1854 - 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 22
Scope and Contents Comprise: outstanding accounts for printing; stock in hand; stock of white paper; works in progress; plant (additions to); outstanding accounts, etc.; including Bible and Prayer Book Stock; foundry, machine and press room stock.
Dates: 1854 - 1942
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.
 Sub-Series

Balance sheet books, 1858 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.7-11
Scope and Contents Balance sheets for the Vice-Chancellor, Syndics, and Printers, some of them accompanied by tabular statements and trial balances, and/or balance sheets, etc., for the warehouse.
Dates: 1858 - 1921
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.
 Sub-Series

Bank books, 1854 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.14
Scope and Contents Accounts were held with Messrs. John Mortlock and Company. The bank was taken over by Barclays in the 1890s.
Dates: 1854 - 1920
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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Bought and supplemental ledgers, 1854 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group: These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.
Dates: 1854 - 1956
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.
 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
 Management Group — UA

Cambridge University Archives

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA
Scope and Contents The University Archives is responsible for the selection and preservation of the internal administrative records of the University of Cambridge, dating from 1266 to the present, and for making them available for administrative and research purposes. The archives are as diverse in their contents as the activities - self governance, teaching and research, property management, administration of justice, external relations - the University has pursued down the centuries. They include charters,...
Dates: 1266 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Fonds — Min.II

Financial Board minutes and other records, including those of several of its committees, 1857 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.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: 1857 - 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).
 Fonds

Financial Board records, 1473 - 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/FB
Scope and Contents The Financial Board records comprise historic deeds of University property, an extensive subject file sequence, letter books and officers' working papers.
Dates: 1473 - 2013
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

Financial papers relating to wages, vouchers, invoices, pensions, 1921 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.22
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: 1921 - 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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Financial records, 1819 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 22-7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.
Dates: 1819 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Financial records, 1926 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 3
Scope and Contents Records in this section relate to the budgetary process, preparation of quinquennial needs statements and estimates.
Dates: 1926 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Faculty of History, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Certain other records are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: Section 41 information provided in confidence. Restrictions are clearly indicated as part of individual catalogue entries.
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Financial records, 1946 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 12
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: 1946 - 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-Management Group — Syn.Ac.

Financial records of University syndicates, 1834 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Syn.Ac.
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: 1834 - 1914
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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Government annuity and Press Syndics' accounts, 1854 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group: These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.
Dates: 1854 - 1909
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.
 File

Interview with Heidi Allen MP on 'fortune Phil's' Budget and Brexit, 2018-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/51
Scope and Contents Allen, the MP for South Cambridgeshire speaks to Parliamentary Radio after Chancellor Philip Hammond produced a budget giving extra money to public services, such as health, defence and pot holes. Allen sits on the Work and Pensions Select Committee and says that Hammond has not done enough to redress the balance of austerity. Allen represents a strong remain constituency where people are employed in agriculture, a high tech industry and academia. She supports a Norway type deal embracing both...
Dates: 2018-10-30
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Invoices, 1917 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 31
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group: These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.
Dates: 1917 - 1939
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.
 Sub-Series — Char.II.40

John Humphrey Plummer Foundation papers, 1887 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Char.II.40
Scope and Contents The records comprise minutes, accounts, correspondence, trustees' papers and administrative material, particularly relating to the governance of the John Humphrey Plummer Foundation in the 1980s and 1990s. There is also some earlier material relating to Plummer's properties and the establishment of the trust.
Dates: 1887 - 2007
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).
 Fonds

Minutes and papers of the Bursars' Committee; and of its Fees Sub-Committee, 1928 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.155-60
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.
Dates: 1928 - 2001
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Management Group: The minutes of some Committees are closed to scholars for periods of years either under data protection legislation or as a condition of transfer; see each catalogue entry for further detail.
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