Cambridge University Victorian Society: Correspondence and papers

Scope and Content

The largest part of the collection is correspondence with the Victorian Society and others, much of it involving the club secretary, Gavin M. Stamp. The remaining material includes Secretary's and Treasurer's books, event programmes, membership lists, the constitution, dinner invitations, a few photographs, notes and financial records, including bank books, receipts and statements.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Victorian Society was a student body founded in 1968 to promote an interest in nineteenth-century Britain. It organised lectures and talks on different aspects of the Victorian age, and arranged walks and tours in Cambridge to view Victorian buildings and art. The society was affiliated to the national Victorian Society.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Stephen Wildman, 1980.


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

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