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Art history

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — REM

Macpherson: Papers Associated with R. E. Macpherson

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REM
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises personal papers found among the papers of R. E. Macpherson, associated with him through his Bursarial office. They include sketches by Duncan Grant, personal papers of John Tresidder Sheppard, and notes by John Maynard Keynes.

Dates: 1850 - 1971

Personal Papers of Eugenie Strong, 1877 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Strong
Scope and Contents The papers include personal and biographical records, academic and personal correspondence, family correspondence, and working papers concerning publications and lectures. Correspondents include literary figures, archaeologists, Roman Catholic dignitaries, diplomats, artists and academics. Perhaps the most striking feature of the papers is the almost complete chronological series of 44 files of general correspondence [chiefly in-letters], 1879-1943, at GCPP Strong 2/1. The catalogue entry...
Dates: 1877 - 1965

Records of the Cambridge University Victorian Society, 1967 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.79
Scope and Contents

Much of the manuscript material is in a calligraphic hand, probably that of Gavin Stamp, and has been decorated with scrolls and cartouches.

Dates: 1967 - 1976
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 (
 Series — DCPP/HAR/4

Sylvester Harding watercolours commissioned by Sir Busick Harwood, 1790 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/HAR/4
Scope and Contents Miniatures of members of Cambridge University, 1790s, formerly mounted in a large volume but removed and remounted on individual pages following conservation work in 2013. The portraits have original annotations on their reverse, with details of the name and College of the sitter and, often, the date of the painting. This information was then used to create captions underneath each on the original mounts in the volume and has been copied across to the new conservation mounts. Portraits...
Dates: 1790 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.