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University students

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Archives of the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club, 1855 - 2017

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

The archive contains records of club governance and administration, including the first committee minute book from 1855, some financial and membership records, a significant quantity of material relating to productions and performances, and records relating to the wider activities of the club such as annual dinners and garden parties. There are notable gaps in the records, some of which for the period after August 1973 are filled in the archives of the ADC Theatre (see: UA/ADCT).

Dates: 1855 - 2017
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

Graduate student files, 1920 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BOGS 1
Scope and Contents This series comprises one file for each student enrolled for a graduate degree. For the period 1920-37, files also survive for unsuccessful applicants for admission. Each file contains correspondence, circulars, references, supervisor's and examiners' reports, and occasionally degree certificates from other institutions, off-prints, and photographs. From 1920, the graduate degrees awarded were Ph.D, M.Sc., M.Litt. and Diploma in International Law. From October 1952, the series includes files...
Dates: 1920 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: These files are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of matriculation in accordance with data protection legislation. Individual files may be produced for scholars in cases where the student and referees/examiners are known to be dead.
 Series

Graduate student record cards, 1920 - 1988

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

This series comprises one card for each student enrolled for a graduate degree. In 1988 the sequence was automated.

Dates: 1920 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The cards are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of matriculation in accordance with data protection legislation. Individual cards may be produced for scholars in cases where the student is known to be dead.
 Sub-Series

Higher Education of Women, 1880 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUR 61-61.2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The University Registry guard books were assembled from the 1860s onwards to accommodate loose papers and are the precursors to modern subject files. They comprise documents of all kinds on every aspect of University administration; for example, accounting, professorships, degrees, University officers, property, Colleges, and relations with the town of Cambridge. There are lists of the contents compiled by Registrary Luard (1862-91) and successors at the front of each volume. Titles are...
Dates: 1880 - 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).
 Series

Lecture attendance registers, 1892-01 - 1954-03

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 17
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: 1892-01 - 1954-03
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.
 Series

Lists of students, 1886 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 16
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: 1886 - 1979
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.
 Series

Student records, 1946 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV 3
Scope and Contents

These records cover fees, admission to a College, teaching programmes, course evaluation, cadet lists, individual progress reports and references.

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.
 Fonds

The Papers of the Sedgwick Club

Reference Code: GBR/590/SGWC
Scope and Contents

The Sedgwick Club Archive contains administrative documents including minute books, 1880-1926; financial records, 1880-1989; handwritten copies of papers given at meetings, 1880-; excursion scrapbooks, 1882 to 1950; social events records including menu cards; copies of club photographs 1900-1974 [NB: a full set of club photographs are on display in Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences] and digitized copies of all group photographs [until 2016].

Dates: 1880 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: Some records are currently not available because they are unfit for production. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Series — Degr.

University degree lists and related records, 1580 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Degr.
Scope and Contents

The records comprise chiefly lists of student matriculations and degrees. There is a smaller quantity of records relating to unmatriculated and degrading students and to the examining and issuing of degrees to women in the years before admission to full membership of the University.

Dates: 1580 - 1969
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 — Matr.

University matriculation records, 1544 - 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Matr.
Scope and Contents These matriculation records relate to formal registration as a member of the University. The term matriculation comes from the requirement that undergraduates enter their names on the 'matricula' or roll of a Master, later of the University. Matriculation was instituted by statute in 1544. Registration at one time extended to College and University servants as well as to students and, extends still, to lecturers, professors, etc., and higher grade administrative officers from outside the...
Dates: 1544 - 2008
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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