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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2107 Ephemera
Held at: City University
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Full title: Ephemera
Date(s): 1893-1997
Level of description: Sub-fonds of City University Archives
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Extent: 50 linear feet
Name of creator(s): Northampton Institute
Northampton Polytechnic Institute
Northampton Polytechnic
Northampton College of Advanced Technology
City University


Administrative/Biographical history:

No further information at present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Ephemera collections of City University and predecessors, including presscuttings, 1909-1939, 1958-1963, 1967-1993, 1996-1997; Colleges of Advanced Technology presscuttings, 1963-1964; City Press press releases, 1979-1982; City Press presscuttings arranged by Department, 1980s; Business School presscuttings, 1990s; City Technology presscuttings, 1980s; boxes of photographic negatives; photographs, 1890s-1990s, including album, 1898; tapes of lectures and interviews, 1966-1984; slides of buildings, exteriors and interiors, and courses, 1950s-1960s; films of events, 1950s-1970s; Arms of The City University, with copies of coloured bookplate of arms and the heraldry described; various documents, 1894-1997; The Northampton: A History of Northampton College by John Thole (1966); various accounts of the history of the institution with early prospectuses, 1898-1960s; City University: A History by S John Teague (1990), typescripts and copies.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

On written application to the University Librarian.

Conditions governing reproduction:

At the discretion of the University Librarian.

Finding aids:

Survey lists of City University archives by Janet Foster, 2000 (available in hard copy at City University); series of individual documents in ephemera, 1894-1997, are individually numbered and have their own list in hard copy.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Internal accumulation during the course of business.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Robert Baxter as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project, based on survey information by Janet Foster. Source: The City University - a history by S John Teague (City University, London, 1990).

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2001

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