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Academic buildings

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

A letter from Professor Bartlett to the Vice-Chancellor and the Council of the Senate, 22nd February 1937, 19370222

Reference Code: GBR/3377/EPLab/3/3
Scope and Contents

This letter discusses proposals for extending the Department and allocating research grants with support from Rockefeller. Detailed funding plans are explored.

Dates: 19370222
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Accounts, correspondence, notes relating to the building of the Divinity Schools, 1871-03-25 - 1881-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.I.4
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: 1871-03-25 - 1881-08-21
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

Architectural reviews and photographs of the department building, the Sir William Dunn Institute of Biochemistry, 1924 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BCHEM 5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate mainly to staff, teaching and departmental buildings.

Dates: 1924 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Department of Biochemistry, personnel 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 — ULIB

Archives of Cambridge University Library, 1424 - 2019

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

The records relate to the development and management of the Library's holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1424 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds — BCHEM

Archives of the Department of Biochemistry, 1918 - 2008

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

The records relate mainly to staff, teaching and departmental buildings.

Dates: 1918 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: Within the archives of the Department of Biochemistry, personnel 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 — HIST

Archives of the Faculty of History, 1876 - 1999

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

The records document the full range of institutional operations, from delivery of the curriculum and examining at undergraduate and graduate level, to design and upkeep of the faculty buildings. Papers on Tripos reform are particularly extensive. They include the papers of the Cambridge Historical Society.

Dates: 1876 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Fonds — Obsy

Archives of the University Observatory, its sister body the Solar Physics Observatory, and their successors, the combined Observatories and Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, 1818 - 1999

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

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: 1818 - 1999
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

Buildings records, 1954 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CLAS 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The archives cover faculty governance, award of graduate degrees and accommodation.

Dates: 1954 - 1990
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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Buildings records, 1912 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy K
Scope and Contents

Cover: Solar Physics Observatory, 1912; site for magnetic survey, 1913; request by Cavendish Laboratory to erect shed, 1937; Madingley Rise boundary, 1944; factory off Madingley Road, 1945; Director's house, 1946; seismological hut, 1946; letter from D.W. Dewhirst to R. Woodward on the history of the Observatory gates, 1995.

Dates: 1912 - 1995
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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Buildings records, 1919 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENG 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records cover the full range of departmental operations, from delivery of the curriculum and examining to the building and expansion of departmental premises.

Dates: 1919 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: There are generally no restrictions on access to the archives, apart from 30 years closure of records relating to confidential research projects, imposed as a condition of transfer and 80 years closure of records containing personal data, imposed under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Buildings records, 1955 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 5
Scope and Contents

The records in this section are concerned primarily with Faculty accommodation on the Sidgwick Site from 1961 onwards.

Dates: 1955 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Faculty of English, certain records are closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: section 41, information given in confidence, or for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 File

Buildings Syndicate ledger, 1892 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Syn.Ac.9
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: 1892 - 1902
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).
 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 - 2021
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).
 Series

Correspondence and papers relating to building, equipment and personnel, 1918 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BCHEM 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate mainly to staff, teaching and departmental buildings.

Dates: 1918 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Department of Biochemistry, personnel records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Sub-Fonds

General administrative papers, 1663 - 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB 6
Scope and Contents

These cover every aspect of the administration of the Library, its holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1663 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Item

Handwritten notes for the piece about the new Psychological Laboratory, outlining the history of the department

Reference Code: GBR/3377/EPLab/1/7/1
Scope and Contents From the Item:

This piece describes the new building being developed for the Psychology Laboratory, its layout and how it is being funded and supported.

 File

Letters, plans, estimates and rough accounts, labelled 'Law Library, Sedgwick Museum, Geological Museum, 1901-4', 1900-01-02 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.IX.1
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: 1900-01-02 - 1904-12
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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Minutes and papers of the Sites Committee, 1947-06 - 1951-11

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.67
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: 1947-06 - 1951-11
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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Papers relating to the appeal for the Classic Faculty building, 1979 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CLAS 7/1
Scope and Contents

Papers include some Appeal Committee minutes, correspondence with donors and financial material. They also include papers relating to the Greek Trireme Appeal, 1984.

Dates: 1979 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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