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 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

 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 — MOL

Archives of the Molteno Institute of Biology and Parasitology, 1908 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/MOL
Scope and Contents The surviving archives are few, providing mainly summary details of the building at its opening and its research activity.
Dates: 1908 - 1987
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 Nuffield Unit of Tropical Animal Ecology, 1959 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/NUTAE
Scope and Contents The archives document the establishment and operation of the Unit from the perspective of the Cambridge Directing Committee.
Dates: 1959 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds — Obsy

Archives of the University Observatory, its sister body the Solar Physics Observatory, and their successors, the combined Observatories and Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, 1818 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy
Scope and Contents 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: 1818 - 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).
 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).
 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.
 File

Correspondence about Dartington Institute, 1979 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/18
Scope and Contents Dartington Institute carried out practical research to inform political and social policy. Its predecessor bodies were Dartington Amenity Research Trust and Dartington Institute of Community Studies.
Dates: 1979 - 1984
 Series

Correspondence with the Policy Studies Institute, 1979 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/55
Scope and Contents Known as Political and Economic Planning (PEP), 1931-78.
Dates: 1979 - 1995
 Fonds

Minutes and papers of the Committee for Russian and Eastern European Studies (CamCREES), 1987 - 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.171
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: 1987 - 2004
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 and reports of the Board of Research Studies, 1940 - 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.50
Scope and Contents Includes reports on theses.
Dates: 1940 - 1942
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Fonds

Personal papers of Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University (1945-56) and Master of Downing College, 1916 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI
Scope and Contents Includes original articles, diaries, photographs and other papers, plus copies of originals held by the family of Sir Lionel Whitby. Also includes other items such as his undergraduate gown, copies of published books and secondary material donated by his family.
Dates: 1916 - 1964
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.
 Management Group

Personal, Private and Academic papers of Downing members and associates

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP
Scope and Contents Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.
Dates: 1708 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Fonds

Records of Cambridge University Women's Research Club, 1937 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.V
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.
Dates: 1937 - 1979
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 — IRCS

Records of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Superconductivity, 1987 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/IRCS
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: 1987 - 1998
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 Society for the Promotion of Archaeological Research in Cambridge, 1983 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.109
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.
Dates: 1983 - 1985
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

Research applications and grants papers, 1970 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 53
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1970 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Series

Research papers, 1946 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CENG 4
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: 1946 - 1983
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.
 Series

Surveys and Research Methods, 1934 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 2
Scope and Contents Papers connected with market research and social survey methodology, including raw data, reports, and statistics; questionnaires and procedures; interviewers and interview techniques; working papers and notes; and correspondence.
Dates: 1934 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Sub-Series

Surveys and Social Change, 1957 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/41
Scope and Contents Working papers on the relationship between applied social research and social change in Britain and North America, previously enclosed in files entitled 'Social Surveys and Social Action' (1957-1969) and 'Social Research and Public Policy' (1972-1984). Subjects covered include social survey sampling and interviewing techniques; statistical analysis; sociological modelling; advocacy and funding for social researchers; communication strategies and public policy impact analysis; economic planning;...
Dates: 1957 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

The Papers of Professor David Kendall

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNDL
Scope and Contents This small collection mostly relates to Kendall's research and work on mathematical statistics. There are also some personal research papers about the mountaineer Rev. Charles Hudson.
Dates: 1951 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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