Publications of University College Cardiff

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Publications and unpublished documents of the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (UCC). Including student publications. Charter, statutes and standing orders of Senate. College Calendar 1884/5-1939/40. Minutes and agenda of Court, Council and Senate 1886-1920 and 1950-55 (incomplete). Annual reports of the Council to the Court of Governors 1918/9-1986/7. Principals' addresses to the Court of Governors 1918-86. Staff publication lists 1952/3-1964/5. 13 copies of A Short History of the College 1883 to 1933 by A.H.Trow and D.J.A.Brown. Lists of students 1951/2-1968/9. UCC Development Plan Report 1970. Bulletin, Gazette, Newsletter 1963-86. UCC and WNSM News 1969-81 (incomplete). Communication, 1972-81. Ex-Communication, 1982-85. Documents, newsletters circulated 1986-99, including Cardiff Bulletin, UCC update and Cardiff News. Miscellaneous publications of University of Wales and the Welsh National School of Medicine. Prospectuses and handbooks. Printers' blocks of the College's Coat of Arms. Commemorative medallions.

Student Publications: University College magazine, 1985-87. Magazine of the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire 1(1888/9)-15(1902/3). Cap and Gown 1(1903/4 -49(1951/2), 1953-66 (incomplete). The Wail, 1 (1926), 30 (1955), 33 (1958), 37 (1962), 1964, 1965. Broadsheet, 1946-71 (incomplete). Gair Rhydd, 1972-86 (incomplete) and 1990 (incomplete). Hard Times 1974-75. Cardiff Link, 1977-78. Miscellaneous publications of the Students' Union Society. Miscellaneous publications of various Students' societies. Miscellaneous publications of the Association of Past Students 1920-66.

Administrative / Biographical History

The University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire was founded in 1883. The Institution was known as University College Cardiff prior to its merger with the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in 1988/89. These were subsumed within a new merged institution, Cardiff University.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.


Compiled by Elizabeth Pengilly and Peter Keelan.

Other Finding Aids

A Handlist of the Collection. S.B. Chrimes (ed.), University College, Cardiff A Centenary History, 1883-1983. [UCC], 1983.