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Examinations

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Account books of fees received from students for examinations, 1898 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.Ac.28A-29
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: 1898 - 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 — 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.
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Cash books of degrees, examinations and composition payments received, 1956 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.Ac.49-50
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: 1956 - 1970
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

Compilation of academic questions, precedents and privileges, 1579 - 1606

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Misc.Collect.10
Scope and Contents Includes: pp.1-15 'Quaestiones Scolastice in Disputationibus', 1579-84, that is subjects for disputation and names of disputants, opponents and praelectors, all faculties; from the back, precedents 'in Theologia et Jure Civili', 1581-2; statutes and privileges of the University, 1579-1606.
Dates: 1579 - 1606
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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Drafts of schemes for a Medical Examining Board for England, 1872 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.VIII.1
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: 1872 - 1877
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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Examination book, 1821 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC04/O/14
Scope and Contents Class-lists for college examinations
Dates: 1821 - 1913
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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.
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Examinations records, 1932 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Course on Development began as the Course for Colonial Probationers in 1927. Previously this had been a short course held in London, but in 1925 the Colonial Office asked Cambridge and Oxford Universities to provide the course and the University set up a supervising committee in November 1926. All those attending the one year course were graduates divided into cadet officers (administrators) and agricultural probationers. The administrators then went on to the University of London for a...
Dates: 1932 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data 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

Examinations records, 1824 - 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Misc.Collect.54-8
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series - University Registry miscellanea - chiefly consists of compilations of practical use within the administration.
Dates: 1824 - 1873
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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Examinations records, 1880 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 19
Scope and Contents These records relate to the various qualifications awarded by the University down the decades, such as the Certificate in Education, first awarded in 1880, reconstituted from 1977 as the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE); the Examination in Education, 1971-9, for undergraduates, which awarded a B.Ed. to external candidates and a B.A. to University students who had already passed a Part I in another Tripos; and from 1979, the Education Tripos.
Dates: 1880 - 1998
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.
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Examinations registers, 1892 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 25
Scope and Contents These record, for each examination, the study centre, subject, examiner, number of candidates and lecturer. They include lecturers' and centres' expenses from Michaelmas term 1926 (BEMS 25/5).
Dates: 1892 - 1936
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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Ledgers of money received for examinations, matriculations, University dues, 1897 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.Ac.43-4
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: 1897 - 1912
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 indices of the Committee on Exemptions from the Previous Examination, 1921 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.39-44B, 99
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: 1921 - 1946
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.
 Fonds

Minutes and related papers of the Tutorial Representatives Committee, its successor, the Senior Tutors' Committee, and several of its Sub-Committees, 1894 - 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VIII.1 etc
Scope and Contents Cover student admissions, maintenance, teaching and welfare.
Dates: 1894 - 2016
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.VIII

Minutes of intercollegiate Committees and University examiners; occasionally with other papers, 1869 - 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VIII
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: 1869 - 2016
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 of meetings of the Natural Sciences Tripos Committee, 1932 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.18-19
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: 1932 - 1949
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.
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Minutes of the Board for the Ordinary B.A., signed, 1933 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.27-9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.
Dates: 1933 - 1958
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 of the Board of Examinations; with some accounts, reports and examination timetables, 1873 - 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.19-26 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.
Dates: 1873 - 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).
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Original compositions written for Part I and Part II of the English Tripos, 1949 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 1
Scope and Contents Many compositions are accompanied by envelopes, letters, cover sheets and associated items, and a few bear examiners' comments.
Dates: 1949 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Fonds

Papers of the Medical Courses and Examinations Syndicate, 1927 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.VI
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: 1927 - 1933
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

Papers of the Ordinary Degree Syndicate, 1912 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.IV
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: 1912 - 1919
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

Papers of the Previous Examination Syndicate, 1907 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.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: 1907 - 1919
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

Papers of the Studies and Examinations Syndicate, 1903 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.I.2-9
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: 1903 - 1906
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 examinations, 1851 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.
Dates: 1851 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Papers relating to the Compulsory Greek Syndicate, 1870-06-03 - 1871-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.V.8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The correspondence includes items inherited by Power from his predecessors and added by Vice-Chancellors Cookson (1848, 1863-4, 1872-3), Porter (1881-4) and, perhaps, others.
Dates: 1870-06-03 - 1871-04-21
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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