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Adult education

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — BEMS

Archives of the Board of Extra-Mural Studies, 1850 - 2007

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

The archives comprise the full range of institutional operational records, together with the personal papers of several individuals - James Stuart, Helen C. Colman, Richard G. Moulton, D.H.S. Cranage and G.F. Hickson - closely associated with the organisation.

Dates: 1850 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Fonds — WUES

Archives of the Wellingborough University Extension Society, 1893 - 1974

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

The records of the Wellingborough University Extension Society cover the organisation and management of the society, its membership, financial affairs and running of its courses.

Dates: 1893 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 File

File titled 'Miscellaneous Committee minutes', 1949 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 9/1
Scope and Contents

Comprises signed minutes of meetings of the following: Education in H.M. Forces Committee, 1949-52; Madingley Hall Sub-Committee, 1951-4; Vacation Courses Committee, 1949-51.

Dates: 1949 - 1954
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.
 Series

Higher education, 1889 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 4
Scope and Contents

Mainly papers relating to the University Extension movement of adult education outside the universities, and local lectures and examinations run by the University of Cambridge.

Dates: 1889 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Fonds

Personal papers of James Stuart, 1867 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 1
Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Stuart's University Extension work only.

Dates: 1867 - 1909
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.

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