Cambridge University Spanish Society: Minutes and papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes of the committee, 1917-1924 and 1925-1932, and general meetings, 1923-1928, 1928-1934 and 1935-1947, with inserted material, including term cards, programmes of shows and information about the society. There are also seven envelopes of black and white photographs of the society's shows, and one envelope of invitations and advertisements for its production of Peribanez by Lope de Vega at Girton College, Cambridge, on 24 April 1950. Most of the collection is in English, but there are a few items in Spanish.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Spanish Society was a student body catering for those interested in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American culture, politics and society. Until 1924 the organisation was known as the Anglo-Spanish Society. Today it is called the Cambridge University Hispanic Society, and arranges lectures and talks, recitals, film nights, productions of plays and other events.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Professor E.M. Wilson, 1974.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library holds other papers of Cambridge University Spanish Society, MS.Add.8268.

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