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Image of Archive of the month: James Webster and the construction of K staircase

Archive of the month: James Webster and the construction of K staircase

On the 1 st June 1822 a local builder, James Webster, was contracted to design and undertake the construction of...
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Image of Archive of the month: An Italian neighbour

Archive of the month: An Italian neighbour

In addition to the surviving deeds and correspondence relating to College property in the College Archives, we are also lucky...
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Image of Archive of the month: Fundraising in the 18th century

Archive of the month: Fundraising in the 18th century

Fundraising, a key element to all Cambridge Colleges and carried out through dedicated development offices, is generally considered to be...
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Image of Archive of the month: The Cricket Pavilion

Archive of the month: The Cricket Pavilion

Certainly the most striking building in the College grounds, the cricket pavilion has been providing shelter to cricketers and spectators...
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Image of Archive of the month: "My first term at Cambridge, 1828”

Archive of the month: "My first term at Cambridge, 1828”

A recent deposit made to the College Archives, the personal account book of student William Wallace, provides a fascinating insight...
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Image of Archive of the month: "Low Wench" or "Suffering Child"?

Archive of the month: "Low Wench" or "Suffering Child"?

Included within the personal papers of William French, Master of Jesus 1820-1849 , are numerous letters marked as ‘private’. Some...
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Image of Cambridge Railway lecture to feature College archive material

Cambridge Railway lecture to feature College archive material

Nineteenth Century plans from the College archives are just some of the never before published images that will form part...
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Image of Archive of the month: Jesus College Christmas Cards

Archive of the month: Jesus College Christmas Cards

Along with decorating Christmas trees, attending carol services and enjoying mince pies, sending and receiving Christmas cards is one of...
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Watch the inaugural Lisa Jardine lecture

Watch the inaugural Lisa Jardine Lecture - delivered by College alum and author of The Silk Roads, Professor Peter Frankopan
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Remembering Ralph Sampson

A century on from his death, we'd like to hear from family members of a Cambridge-based staff member killed in action in November 1917.
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