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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Archives of Cambridge University Library, 1424 - 2019

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ULIB
Scope and Contents

The records relate to the development and management of the Library's holdings, buildings and staff.

Dates: 1424 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: Records of governance and finance are restricted for 50 and 30 years respectively by order of the Library Syndicate. Records containing personal data restricted for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Archives of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1866 - 1999

 Fonds
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.
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Beit Library papers, 1914 - 1952

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GER 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Cover accounting, library and examination records.

Dates: 1914 - 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Buildings records, 1949 - 1996

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 4
Scope and Contents

The papers in this category relate primarily to the new Faculty building erected in the mid 1960s.

Dates: 1949 - 1996
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.
 Fonds

Henry Bradshaw: Correspondence and Papers

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 8916
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, papers concerning Bradshaw's manuscript and early printed books studies and papers concerning King's College and the University Library

Dates: 1847 - 1891
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Library records, 1828 - 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy L
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.

Dates: 1828 - 1885
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Minutes of meetings of the Departmental Libraries Committee, 1914 - 1929

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.10
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: 1914 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Management Group: The minutes of some Committees are closed to scholars for periods of years; see each catalogue entry for further detail.
 File

Minutes of meetings of the University Library Building Committee, 1988 - 1991

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.136
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: 1988 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Management Group: The minutes of some Committees are closed to scholars for periods of years; see each catalogue entry for further detail.
 Sub-Series

Plans and engravings of the Library, Senate House and Merton Hall, 1701 - 1799

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXIX
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: 1701 - 1799
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Plans for successive alterations to the University Library, housed in both the Old Schools and part of the Cockerell Building; with related papers, 1856 - 1967

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXXII
Scope and Contents

Include photographs of the Woodwardian Museum housed in the basement of the Cockerell Building.

Dates: 1856 - 1967
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Plans of the Arts School on the New Museums Site, comprising new lecture rooms and departmental library, 1909-09 - 1910-01

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXIII
Scope and Contents

The contractor was William Sindall.

Dates: 1909-09 - 1910-01
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Plans of the proposed enlargement of the University Library, by extending the south wing and adding to it an extra storey, 1860 - 1864

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XXXI
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: 1860 - 1864
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Recording from Boston University of an event to mark the opening of the Mugar Memorial Library, 1966

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 12/3
Scope and Contents Includes speeches from various cultural figures who were receiving honours from the University: Eric Ambler; Cleveland Amory; Hans Habe; Arthur Fiedler; Martha Gellhorn; Charles Angoff; Francis Van Wyck Mason; Fletcher Knebel; [Alexander] Alec Waugh; Maxwell Geismar; Mary Borden (Mary, Lady Spears, who appears 1 hour 21 minutes in, speaking over the phone) on her gratitude to the University, pleasure that her manuscripts were kept there, and her feelings of being an exile from the United...
Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
 File

Seeley Library Committee papers and plans, 1955 - 1958

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/HIST 4/1
Scope and Contents

Plans relate chiefly to installation of new shelving and seating.

Dates: 1955 - 1958
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

Signed minute book of the Library Committee, 1943 - 1949

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BEMS 10/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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: 1943 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: BEMS 56 may only be consulted with the permission of the Director of the Institute of Continuing Education. Across the archive, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Specific restrictions, if any, are indicated within each catalogue entry.
 Sub-Fonds

Smuts Memorial Fund papers, 1953 - 2011

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BOGS 3
Scope and Contents

The papers relate chiefly to the administration by a Board of Managers of grants for study abroad and the purchase of Library materials, and to a lesser degree to the Smuts Readership and Visiting Fellowships.

Dates: 1953 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: Personal material closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Teaching, learning and research records, 1949 - 2003

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 3
Scope and Contents

Records in this category relate to curriculum development, delivery and review, examinations and the award of degrees at undergraduate and graduate level, and disbursements from the Judith E. Wilson Fund for the encouragement of drama and poetry through lectures, project grants and visiting fellowships.

Dates: 1949 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Faculty of English, certain records are closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000: section 41, information given in confidence, or for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Teaching, learning and research records, 1889 - 1995

 Series
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.
 Item

Xerox copy of the 'Bequest by the late Dr MacCurdy' published in the 'Cambridge University Reporter', 19471111

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/4/4
Scope and Contents

The Vice-Chancellor publishes extracts from the will of the late Dr MacCurdy whereby a bequest is made for the 'provision and maintenance of a psychopathological library in the University of Cambridge'.

Dates: 19471111