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Educational governing boards

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

 Series — Min.I

Council of the Senate minutes, with associated papers, indices, agenda and notes; also minutes and papers of its Executive Committee, 1856 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.I
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: 1856 - 1993
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

Departmental management and administration records, 1919 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENG 1
Scope and Contents In this section are placed the records of the central decision-making body of the Faculty, the Faculty Board.
Dates: 1919 - 1992
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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Faculty management and administration records, 1876 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 1
Scope and Contents In this section are placed the records of the central decision-making body of the Faculty, the Faculty Board.
Dates: 1876 - 1991
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

Faculty management and administration records, 1926 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 2
Scope and Contents In this section are placed the records of the central decision-making body of the Faculty, the Faculty Board, as well as those of the committee charged with strategic planning, the General Purposes Committee.
Dates: 1926 - 2002
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.
 Series

Faculty management and administration records, 1923 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CLAS 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives cover faculty governance, award of graduate degrees and accommodation.
Dates: 1923 - 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

Faculty management and administration records, 1866 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ORS 1
Scope and Contents In this section are placed the records of the central decision-making body of the faculty, the Faculty Board.
Dates: 1866 - 1995
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 — Elect.L

Lists of University electors, both parliamentary voters and members of the Senate, 1614 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Elect.L
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - External relations records - comprises records relating to relations with the Crown, central government, the Colleges and the city of Cambridge; also University-initiated outreach, such as adult education, teacher-training, school examining, and alumni relations.
Dates: 1614 - 1959
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-Management Group — Min.VI

Minutes and papers of University Syndicates, 1737 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VI
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: 1737 - 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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Minutes and related papers of the Memorials Syndicate, 1871 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 4/1-1B
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the full range of institutional operational records, together with the personal papers of several individuals - James Stuart, Helen C. Colman, Richard G. Moulton, D.H.S. Cranage and G.F. Hickson - closely associated with the organisation.
Dates: 1871 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: BEMS 56 may only be consulted with the permission of the Director of the Institute of Continuing Education. Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Minutes of meetings of the Board of Extra-Mural Studies, 1924 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 4/2-3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the full range of institutional operational records, together with the personal papers of several individuals - James Stuart, Helen C. Colman, Richard G. Moulton, D.H.S. Cranage and G.F. Hickson - closely associated with the organisation.
Dates: 1924 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: BEMS 56 may only be consulted with the permission of the Director of the Institute of Continuing Education. Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 File

Minutes of meetings of the Cambridge University Progressive Committee, signed, 1922 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.15
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: 1922 - 1932
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.
 Sub-Management Group — Min.V

Minutes of University Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, and their subordinate committees; occasionally with related papers, 1848 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V
Scope and Contents Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.
Dates: 1848 - 2015
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-Management Group — Min.VII

Minutes of University Committees, occasionally with other papers, 1849 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII
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: 1849 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Series

Papers relating to the work of the Statutes and Ordinances Revision Syndicate, 1990 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GJ 1
Scope and Contents The Syndicate was set up in 1990 to prepare proposals for the legislative changes required to give effect to the constitutional and administrative recommendations of the Wass Syndicate.
Dates: 1990 - 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).
 Series — Grace Lists

Printed lists of University graces, 1895 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Grace Lists
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: 1895 - 1918
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 — WASS

Wass Syndicate papers, 1987 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/WASS
Scope and Contents The Wass Syndicate papers comprise agendas, minutes, papers and reports.
Dates: 1987 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: This material is freely available for consultation by members of the Regent House and by other readers on application to the Registrary, Secretariat, Old Schools, Cambridge.

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