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Special Collections: ACU Calendars

History of Education Sources

Association of Commonwealth Universities Calendars

The oldest international association of universities in the world was established in 1913 as the Universities Bureau of the British Empire, with the aim of promoting contact and cooperation between its member universities. In 1948 it became the Association of Universities of the British Commonwealth, taking its current name in 1963.

The Association's Library built up a collection of calendars, annual reports/year books and prospectuses issued by universities in the Commonwealth, dating from the early 1930s to the mid-1980s. Much of this collection passed to the Institute of Education in 1990, and the calendars relating to universities in Africa and Asia have been retained.

Size: c33 metres of shelving

Type/format: University calendars and prospectuses

Dates: Early 1930s - mid 1980s

Accrual policy: Closed

Off-site (ES)

Reference only. By prior arrangement with the Special Collections Librarian. Contact the Library Enquiry Desk in the first instance.

This collection is not catalogued.