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Educational administration

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

 Series — Collect.Admin.

Administrative compilations made by University officers, 1390 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Collect.Admin.
Scope and Contents Administrative compilations made by University officers include procedural guides to academic, ecclesiastical and judicial business and ceremonial, and formularies, precedents, inventories, statutes, ordinances, regulations and charters.
Dates: 1390 - 2019
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

Administrative papers, 1952 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CENG 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The records are largely concerned with the administration of the department and the teaching and examining of students.
Dates: 1952 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Closure periods of 40 years are applied to Syndicate minutes, by order of the Syndicate, and 80 years to records containing personal data, under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Archives of the Council of the School of Arts and Humanities (CSAH), and of its predecessor body, Interfaculty Committee A (IFA), 1971 - 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSAH
Scope and Contents The records cover the full range of operations.
Dates: 1971 - 2012
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

Archives of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and of its predecessor body, Interfaculty Committee B, 1973 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSHSS
Scope and Contents The records cover the full range of operations.
Dates: 1973 - 2010
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 — CSPS

Archives of the Council of the School of Physical Sciences, 1927 - 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CSPS
Scope and Contents The records relate chiefly to the managing of resources; that is, funding for equipment, buildings and staff. A smaller quantity of records cover faculty/departmental structure and organisation, academic focus and research projects.
Dates: 1927 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: All files are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation, except for those with written permission of the Secretary or Chairman of the Council, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX, as a condition of transfer. In addition, files containing personal data are closed for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Fonds — CENG

Archives of the Department of Chemical Engineering, 1946 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CENG
Scope and Contents The records are largely concerned with the administration of the department and the teaching and examining of students.
Dates: 1946 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: Closure periods of 40 years are applied to Syndicate minutes, by order of the Syndicate, and 80 years to records containing personal data, 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.
 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 - 2019
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).
 File

Carbons of out-letters, 1991 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 2
Scope and Contents The letters were sent by Gordon Johnson as Chairman of the Management Committee.
Dates: 1991 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer
 File

Circulars and letters, 1972 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 3
Scope and Contents These relate to the operation of the Centre, job appointments and library matters, sent out by Management Committee.
Dates: 1972 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer.
 Series

Correspondence and related papers, 1870 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 3-12
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: 1870 - 1971
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.
 Series

Examination papers accounts, 1880 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group: These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.
Dates: 1880 - 1967
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

Faculty Board, 1978 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9/14
Scope and Contents From the Series: The files relate to research projects; students; Faculty relations; contacts with other similar bodies; outside funding sources.
Dates: 1978 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer
 Series — Min.III

General Board of the Faculties minutes and related papers, 1882 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.III
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.
Dates: 1882 - 1975
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

Management committee minutes and papers, 1962 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 1
Scope and Contents Include drafts and copies of the constitution, 1967 and 1969; and, occasionally, expenditure accounts.
Dates: 1962 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer
 File

MEC [Middle East Centre]/Faculty relations, 1961 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9/22
Scope and Contents Includes information about appointments.
Dates: 1961 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 File

Minute book of the Day Training College Committee, 1891-05-09 - 1909-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 2
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: 1891-05-09 - 1909-05-12
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.
 Sub-Series

Minutes of meetings of the Teachers' Training Syndicate and successor bodies, signed, many with agendas, balance sheets, printed reports, syllabi and candidates lists, 1878 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 1/1
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: 1878 - 1995
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.
 Series

Professor Owst's correspondence, 1938 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 29/3-4
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: 1938 - 1959
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.
 Sub-sub-mangmt group

Records of and relating to the Registrary, 1601 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.VII
Scope and Contents The office was created in 1504 to compile and maintain the records of the University. In modern times, the Registrary is secretary to the Council of the Senate, the chief executive and policy-making body of the University, and head of the University's unified administrative service.
Dates: 1601 - 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).
 Fonds

Records of the General Board (of the Faculties) and several of its sub-committees and related bodies, 1894 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GB
Scope and Contents The records of the General Board (of the Faculties) and several of its sub-committees and related bodies comprise an extensive subject file sequence, carbons of letters sent out, work and stipends papers, and Medical School material.
Dates: 1894 - 2011
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

Registrary's printed pamphlet collection, 1642 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PP
Scope and Contents The printed pamphlet collection was begun in the early nineteeth century by William Hustler, Registrary 1816-32, and continued by his successors Joseph Romilly, Registrary 1832-62, Henry Richard Luard, Registrary 1862-91 and John Willis Clark, Registrary 1891-1910. The pamphlets cover a wide range of subjects such as educational reform, foreign education, university and parliamentary elections, religion, politics, academic exercises, local history, the University Library.
Dates: 1642 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Reports of the Teachers' Training Syndicate, 1878 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 1/2
Scope and Contents Comprise draft report on establishment of a teacher training scheme, with preliminary questionnaire and summaries of replies from interested parties, together with drafts and off-prints, from 1880, of Syndicate's annual reports
Dates: 1878 - 1939
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.
 Series — Graduati

Student records, 1498 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Graduati
Scope and Contents The series comprises registers and record cards for undergraduate and graduate students, recording academic progress, chiefly matriculation, University examinations and degrees.
Dates: 1498 - 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).
 Series

Subject files, 1961 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 9
Scope and Contents The files relate to research projects; students; Faculty relations; contacts with other similar bodies; outside funding sources.
Dates: 1961 - 1989
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.
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