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Educational buildings

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — ENG

Archives of the Department of Engineering, 1892 - 2002

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

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: 1892 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Series

Buildings records, 1948 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ORS 4
Scope and Contents

This section comprises records relating to the accommodation provided for the Institute and then Faculty. Much covers the planning and move to the Sidgwick site in 1968.

Dates: 1948 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Each file or volume in the archive is closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation, except with the permission of the Keeper of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, as a condition of transfer. In addition, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Series

Buildings records, 1904 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 32
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives document the full range of operations of i) the Day Training College, and its subsequent incarnations as Training College for School Masters, Department, Faculty and School of Education and ii) the Cambridge Institute of Education. They include records of the teaching and examining process in Cambridge and at establishments across the country; internal and external oversight and funding; student and staff records; buildings records, photographs and extensive bodies of...
Dates: 1904 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Departtment of Education, predecessor, successor and allied bodies, 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 — CAV

Cavendish Laboratory archives, 1876 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CAV
Scope and Contents The records relate chiefly to the erection and administration of the laboratory buildings and their contents. Indeed, the earliest records are vouchers for equipment purchased by James Clerk Maxwell, first Professor, in 1876-9. There are also smaller quantities of records relating to laboratory clubs, 1902-72, the celebration of the Clerk Maxwell centenary, 1931, research programmes, 1960-92, including the Cambridge Energy Research Group, and applications to work and study at the laboratory,...
Dates: 1876 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The archives are unrestricted, except for 80 years closure period imposed on personal files, catalogued as CAV 10, 14-15 under data protection legislation.
 Series

Images of the University for use in publications, with some associated papers, 1942 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRM 13
Scope and Contents

Comprise images of University officers, academic staff, students and buildings. Many images were used in the following publications, among others: University of Cambridge Annual Report; CAM: the Cambridge alumni magazine; Newsletter: the magazine for the staff of the University of Cambridge. Where known, photographer and publication is recorded in the list below. Dimensions are given in millimetres.

Dates: 1942 - 2005
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

Medical Building Sub-Committee minutes and papers, 1976 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.134
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: 1976 - 1998
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.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.