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University Court, 1644-date

Identifier: EUA IN1/GOV/CRT

Scope and Contents

  1. papers relating to the legal basis of the University: Ordinances, Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments etc. (2 volumes) 1583-1809
  2. minutes (draft and final), agenda papers and billets, 1859-present
  3. letterbooks (31 volumes) c1872-1919
  4. papers relating to specific legal cases, disciplinary matters etc.
  5. University Grants Committee / Funding Council
  6. University Annual Reports
  7. University Members of Parliament
  8. papers relating to academic staff appointments (5 volumes) 1879-1974

The above includes records inherited by the Court.


  • Creation: 1644-date


Conditions Governing Access

Certain material may be restricted due to Data Protection and other legislative reasons.


40 linear metres (approx)

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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