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Curriculum

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 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.
 Fonds — ORS

Archives of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1866 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ORS
Scope and Contents

The records document the full range of institutional operations from delivery of the curriculum to upkeep of the faculty buildings. They comprise the minutes and papers of various faculty committees and extensive subject files maintained by administrators.

Dates: 1866 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: 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

External relations records, 1931 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 7
Scope and Contents

This section covers Faculty relations with other parts of the University, the wider academic world and government bodies concerned with higher education.

Dates: 1931 - 1994
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.
 File

Journal of Religious Studies, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 8/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise a variety of operational records including governing body minutes and accounts; editorial material; student records; and subject files concerning conferences and relations with interested external bodies.

Dates: 1964
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.
 File

Lecture course 'Education and human nature: Muslim classical thinking', 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CMES 12/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and flyers relating to arrangements for conference, coorganised by the Middle East Centre and Department of Education, Feb. 1984.

Dates: 1983
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.
 Fonds

Papers of the Syndicate on the position of Mineralogy in the studies of the University, 1928 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Synd.IX
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: 1928 - 1930
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

Records of course delivery, content and review, 1946 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 6
Scope and Contents

Covers teaching and lecturing, syllabus reform, field trips, research projects, library, and debates about the course's future.

Dates: 1946 - 1982
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.
 Series — LAW

Records of the Faculty of Law, 1960 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/LAW
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: 1960 - 1996
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

Teaching, learning and research records, 1940 - 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ORS 2
Scope and Contents

Records in this category relate to curriculum delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, conferences, libraries and publications.

Dates: 1940 - 1997
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

Teaching, learning and research records, 1889 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 2
Scope and Contents

Records in this category relate to curriculum development, delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, the Seeley Library, research groups and grants.

Dates: 1889 - 1995
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

Teaching, learning and research records, 1893 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENG 2
Scope and Contents

Records in this category relate to curriculum development, delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, research contracts and Faculty publication. They include the notes of a student of the Mechanical Sciences Tripos in the late 1940s and background papers assembled in connection with a history of the Department.

Dates: 1893 - 2000
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.
 Series — Grace Books

University Grace Books, 1454 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Grace Books
Scope and Contents The 'grace' was originally a personal exemption from statutory requirements granted by the Senate to those aspiring to a degree. It came to serve wider and more general purposes. From the fifteenth century degrees became increasingly 'gratuosi' rather than 'rigorosi' and the Grace Books therefore provide what is virtually a register of degrees. From the end of the same century, the Grace formula came to be used for other persons and matters. By the mid-sixteenth century, the Grace was an...
Dates: 1454 - 1943
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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