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Science education

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Minutes, 1945 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.V.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: 1945 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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 (

Papers of Nancy Lane

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10351
Content Description

Comprises: personal and biographical papers, including honours, appointments and life-history; papers relating to WiSETI (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative) and other related initiatives to promote women in SET; papers relating to talks, lectures and overseas trips on the topic of women in science; notes for Part II Zoology lectures; correspondence; interview with Pamela Smith for 'Women at Cambridge' event; photographs.

Dates: 1944 - 2020

Requests for Astronomical Information: celestial phenomena and unidentified flying objects, 1968-1975, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 83
Scope and Contents This class consists of requests for astronomical information sent to the Royal Greenwich Observatory between 1968 and 1975. It includes letters from the public, both in the UK and worldwide. Both incoming letters and carbon copies of official responses are preserved, with replies generally signed by Humphry Smith or William (Bill) Nicholson who were joint Press Officers from 1968.The first nine files are letters from the UK, deemed ‘general’ or ‘special’, and each organised in...
Dates: 1968-1975, 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Sir Winston Churchill's letters to Lady Churchill, 1957-01 - 1957-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 2/45
Scope and Contents Subjects include: [Arthur] Christopher Soames's career; stays by Churchill at La Pausa with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], and Wendy Reves, Roquebrune [France], January-March, May-June and October 1957; work on ["A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"]; concerns about Clementine's health; shares and other money to go to Clementine after Churchill's death; giving one of Churchill's paintings (of swans) to the local Prefet; a luncheon with Aristotle Onassis and remembering Churchill's...
Dates: 1957-01 - 1957-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.