Archive of the University of Liverpool: Records of the Senate

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The records are comprised of minute and report books produced by the Senate and its committees as follows: Senate Minute and Report Books, Council and Senate Report Books, Standing Committees of Senate minute books, Senate Committees minute and report books, Senate Ad Hoc Committee minute books, Joint Committee Council and Senate minute books, Joint Special Ad Hoc Committee Senate and Council minute books, Joint Committee Senate and Guild minute books, Joint Special Ad Hoc Committee Senate and Guild minute books, Joint Committee Council, Senate and Others minute books.

Administrative / Biographical History

The function of the Senate according to the Supplemental Charter, clause 15:

There shall be a Senate of the University consisting of the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the Deans of all the Faculties, all the Professors of the University and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes, which, subject to the control by the Council as prescribed by the statutes, shall regulate, and superintend the education and discipline of undergraduates and other students of the University. Statutes of the University shall prescribe and regulate the powers and duties of the Senate and all other matters relating to the Senate which it may be thought are proper to be so prescribed and regulated.

The powers and duties of the Senate are outlined in clause 25 of the Ordinances in the University Calendar.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following sections:

  • Publications of Senate
  • Minutes and Report Books
  • Council and Senate Report Books
  • Committees of the Senate including Standing Committees
  • Senate Special [Ad Hoc] Committees
  • Joint Committees of Council and Senate
  • Joint Special [Ad Hoc] Committees of Senate and Council
  • Joint Committees of Senate and Guild
  • Joint Special [Ad Hoc] Committees of Senate and Guild
  • Joint Committees of Council, Senate and Others

Conditions Governing Access

All material post-1976: Access closed