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Financial administration

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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 Sub-Series

Minutes of meetings of the Financial Board, from 1994 known as the Finance Committee, signed, 1857 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.II.1-109
Scope and Contents This series begins with the minutes of the University Property Syndicate, 1857-81, whose functions were assumed by the Financial Board at its creation. It also includes papers tabled at meetings, though there are gaps 1986-99. For a complete series of papers 1959-64, 1969-2015 see Min.II.C. From December 1999, minutes and papers ceased to be glued into large unwieldy volumes as had traditionally been the case and were instead stored in lever arch files. The lever arch files continued to be...
Dates: 1857 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access: These records are closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer.
 Series

Orders records, 1854 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 26
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1854 - 1962
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 — Graces, Original

Original graces of the University Senate, 1571 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Graces, Original
Scope and Contents

From 1883, the volumes include examination lists.

Dates: 1571 - 1896
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).
 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).
 Series — Min.II.C

Papers submitted for discussion at Financial Board, later Finance Committee, meetings, 1959 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.II.C
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: 1959 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access: These records are closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation, by order of the University Treasurer.
 Management Group

Plans, architectural and engineering,

Reference Code: GBR/2511/P
Scope and Contents

These are flat (or rolled) plans as distinct from those folded and boxed with other documents relating to the relevant building.

Dates: 1885 - 2002
 Series

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.
 Fonds — Min.II.D

Records of the Assessment Committee, 1938 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.II.D
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: 1938 - 1993
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 — Graces, Rejected

Rejected University graces, 1892 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Graces, Rejected
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: 1892 - 1925
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).
 Series

Salaries Books, ledgers and staff lists., 1959 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/301/4
Scope and Contents

The salaries books show the growth of the college from a very small organisation, employing just a handful of staff in 1959. They also show changes in the administration of the college for example there were several staff employed in the college's Print Room which was discontinued once word-processing and laser printing became widely used and easily accessible. They are also useful for more general issues such as levels of pay. The salary books contain handwritten entries.

Dates: 1959 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed for 75 years while some committee files are also closed for varying periods (see individual entries).
 Series

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.
 Series

Summary accounts books, 1923 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1923 - 1958
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

Tabular statements of assets and liabilities, 1856 - 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 13/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1856 - 1859
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

The Papers of Frederick George Steiner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STNR
Scope and Contents

The material at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Dr Steiner’s business and personal papers. They are in English, French and German. They consist mainly of Dr Steiner’s business correspondence (mostly in English) with the other Directors of the Boards on which he served particularly concerning the international political situation as it affected the gold standard and international finance. There are also some personal papers in German and an extensive collection of family photographs.

Dates: 1869 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Tradesmen's bills books, 1830-01 - 1854-06

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 28
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1830-01 - 1854-06
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-Management Group — U.Ac.

University accounts, 1545 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/U.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: 1545 - 2003
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).
 Series — Gov.Ac.

University accounts for central government taxes, 1742 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Gov.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: 1742 - 1920
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).
 Series — F.Ac.

University Faculty accounts, 1915 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/F.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: 1915 - 1966
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).
 Series — Grace Books

University Grace Books, 1454 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Grace Books
Scope and Contents The 'grace' was originally a personal exemption from statutory requirements granted by the Senate to those aspiring to a degree. It came to serve wider and more general purposes. From the fifteenth century degrees became increasingly 'gratuosi' rather than 'rigorosi' and the Grace Books therefore provide what is virtually a register of degrees. From the end of the same century, the Grace formula came to be used for other persons and matters. By the mid-sixteenth century, the Grace was an...
Dates: 1454 - 1943
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-Management Group — O.Ac.

University officers' financial records, 1759 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.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: 1759 - 1970
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).
 Series — VCV

Vice-Chancellor's accounts, 1575 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCV
Scope and Contents

Comprise chiefly vouchers, also accounts, bank pass books and receipts.

Dates: 1575 - 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).
 Series

Vouchers to accounts, 1700 - 1783

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/B/45-74
Scope and Contents These include vouchers both to the main account, as entered in the Audit Books, and to subsidiary accounts, such as the Spencer account. They also include some vouchers for college estates, notably Willingham. In many cases the vouchers were rolled or bundled together some time after the accounting year in question, resulting in discrepancies of chronology (as, for example in 72 to 74. In most cases vouchers for the brewhouse and the bakehouse, forming bundles within bundles, have been...
Dates: 1700 - 1783
 Series

Warehouse records, 1805 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 29
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1805 - 1915
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

Weekly cash accounts, 1831-06 - 1854-11

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

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

Dates: 1831-06 - 1854-11
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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