Fonds SO 34 - Records of the Norwich University Extension Society

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SO 34


Records of the Norwich University Extension Society


  • 1881-1944 (Creation)

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16 pieces

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In 1873 the University Extension movement was started in connection with the University of Cambridge and in 1877 the first course of lectures was given in Norwich.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 20 August 1959 (MS 27116 numbered SO 34/1-7), 4 and 7 February 1972 (numbered SO 34/8-16).

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Minutes, financial records, newspaper cuttings and other papers.

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For an account of the Society see Helen C. Colman, 'University Extension Lectures in Norwich' (1937).

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