Cambridge Assessment Archives
Cambridge Assessment Archives collects and holds records created by the Cambridge Assessment Group known legally as the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (or UCLES) and founded in 1858. The Group comprises OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations), Cambridge CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) and Cambridge ESOL (Cambridge Examinations for Speakers of Other Languages). Records include those created by the Group and the Examination Board from the late 1880s as well as some records of UK examination boards that have merged with the Group such as East Midlands Regional Examining Board and Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board. The records held are deemed to be of long term value to the organisation and its customers.
- Examination Publications, from 1876 (minimal early holdings) to two years from the current date.
Including question papers, regulations and syllabuses, marking schemes (from 1992/3) and reports.
- Lists of successful candidates, 1880s to 1950s (depending on exam)
- Annual Reports and Statistics
- Committee records from 1874 to two years from the current date.
Including executive, examination and subject committee minutes, agenda and reports.
- Overseas development records
Including some examinations councils papers, overseas visits reports and agreements.
- Examination administration material from c.1860s to 1940s
Including papers of former Syndicate Secretaries and other senior staff.
- Research papers from c.1962.
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|CamAssess contains: |
||Oxford & Cambridge Schools Examination Board.
94 boxes; paper, photographs.
Cambridge Assessment. Creator: Secretaries of the Syndicate and other employees.
||Subject Related Material.
Cambridge Assessment. Creator: Council for Home Exams and Individual Subject Officers.
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