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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds — AVA

Archives of the Audio-Visual Aids Unit, 1959 - 1997

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

The records mainly document the work carried out by the Unit for the University and Colleges.

Dates: 1959 - 1997
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 — BG

Archives of the Botanic Garden, 1856 - 2002

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

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: 1856 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: 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 — COMP

Archives of the Mathematical Laboratory and its successor, the Computer Laboratory, 1934 - 2006

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

The archives comprise limited quantities of administrative material, including of the Computing Service. Much more significant are the surviving records of EDSAC and EDSAC 2 [Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator], among the earliest electronic computers, developed in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1934 - 2006
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, 1949 - 1996

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

The papers in this category relate primarily to the new Faculty building erected in the mid 1960s.

Dates: 1949 - 1996
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.
 Series

Cambridge History of Iran papers, 1960 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise a variety of operational records including governing body minutes and accounts; editorial material; student records; and subject files concerning conferences and relations with interested external bodies.

Dates: 1960 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Restrictions on scholarly access of 50 and 80 years are applied to governing and personal records respectively as a condition of transfer and under data protection legislation - see each catalogue record for detail.
 Item

Composicio quod procuratores possunt congregare in defectu cancellarii, 1275-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Luard 4
Scope and Contents Memorandum of agreement, to have perpetual validity, by the Regent and Non-Regent Masters and the greater bachelors, in the presence of Mr John Hooke, Chancellor, to a statute about the Rectors, whose duties are set forth: to fix the times and modes of reading and disputing, and of celebrating exequies and feasts. Rebels against their authority are to be punished through the Bedells. If the Chancellor is absent the Rectors may call together the University in the case of attacks on clerks,...
Dates: 1275-07-08
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-sub-class

'Designs for a building to correspond in its exterior appearance with the Senate House'; with related correspondence, 1791-04 - 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXX.1-7
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: 1791-04 - 1792
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

General plans and those for Salvin's Buildings on the New Museums Site, 1863 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XVIII
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: 1863 - 1890
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 — History of New Museums

'History of New Museums', 1716 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/History of New Museums
Scope and Contents

This collection of records assembled by John Willis Clark, documents the development of the former Botanic Garden in central Cambridge as the site - the New Museums site as it became known - for teaching and research in science subjects. Clark, who was Superintendent of the Museum of Zoology and Secretary of the Museums and Lecture Rooms Syndicate 1865-91, provided a contents list at the start of each volume. This has been transcribed in the descriptions below.

Dates: 1716 - 1891
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

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.
 File

Minutes of meetings of the Science Building Committee, 1988 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.137
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: 1988 - 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.
 File

Minutes of meetings of the Sports Facilities Building Committee, 1988 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.138
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: 1988 - 1994
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.
 File

Miscellaneous, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 8/6
Scope and Contents

Contents relate to publications, lectures, visits and staff appointments.

Dates: 1962 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Series

Observatory development records, 1887 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy J
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: 1887 - 1972
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

Papers relating to the Botanic Garden, 1871-10-05 - 1872-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.I.5
Scope and Contents

Comprise: correspondence, report and sketch, mainly with Arthur Holmes, F. Thoday (builder) and G. King (agent for Sun Fire and Life Insurance Office).

Dates: 1871-10-05 - 1872-04-24
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

Papers relating to the work of the Fitzwilliam Museum Review Committee, 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GJ 2
Scope and Contents

This was a committee of Council chaired by Lady Warnock, Mistress of Girton College.

Dates: 1988
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

Photographs [possibly made in 1960s] of plans illustrating the development of the Downing and New Museum Sites, 1574-1936, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.VIII
Scope and Contents

The plans include historical notes written by hand. Scales are not given.

Dates: 1936
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

Plans and drawing of the Forestry School, 1912-07 - 1912-09

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.VI
Scope and Contents

The contractors were Rattee and Kett. All plans are signed by both architect and contractors; the contractors signing in March 1913.

Dates: 1912-07 - 1912-09
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

Plans and engravings of the Library, Senate House and Merton Hall, 1701 - 1799

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXIX
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: 1701 - 1799
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 — P

Plans and other visual material, chiefly of University property; with related buildings records, 1601 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P
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: 1601 - 1971
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

Plans and photographs of the Medical Schools, 1890 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXI
Scope and Contents

The contractors were Kerridge and Shaw.

Dates: 1890 - 1901
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

Plans and sketches of Solar Physics building, Spectroheliograph House and Siderostat House, at Cambridge University Observatory; with related papers, 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXVI
Scope and Contents

The engineers were T. Cooke and Sons, and the contractor was William Sindall.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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

Plans of Cambridge University Observatory; with related papers, 1821 - 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXXVII
Scope and Contents

The contractors were Munday and Bushell. All plans are unsigned. The scale is inferred as tentatively 1 inch to 5 feet, unless otherwise specified.

Dates: 1821 - 1822
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

Plans of details of Huggins and McClean Building at Cambridge University Observatory, 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXVIII
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: 1908 - 1909
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

Plans of the Arts School on the New Museums Site, comprising new lecture rooms and departmental library, 1909-09 - 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXIII
Scope and Contents

The contractor was William Sindall.

Dates: 1909-09 - 1910-01
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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