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Lent 1900

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Easter 1900

  • Saturday 19 May 1900 – Joint annual dinner with the Eighty Club, in honour of three guests from Australia; Mr. Barton, Mr. Dickson, and Sir P. Fysh. Speaker: The Rt. Hon. John Morley MP. (Lion Hotel)

Michaelmas 1900

  • General election. The Liberals did not put up a candidate in Cambridge, and the Unionists held the seat unopposed.
  • Saturday 24 November 1900 – Augustine Birrell QC MP.

Lent 1901

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Easter 1901

Michaelmas 1901

Lent 1902

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Michaelmas 1902

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Lent 1903

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Michaelmas 1903

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Lent 1904

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Easter 1904

Michaelmas 1904

  • Tuesday 1 November 1904 – Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Indian nationalist leader and mentor of Gandhi. (Christ’s)

Lent 1904

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Michaelmas 1904

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Lent 1905

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Michaelmas 1905

Lent 1906

Easter 1906

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Michaelmas 1906

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Lent 1907

Easter 1907

Michaelmas 1907

  • Friday 22 November 1907 – Bertrand Russell, Fellow of Trinity and former Secretary of CU Liberal Club, on women’s suffrage.
  • Friday 29 November 1907 – John Edward Sears MP.

Lent 1908

Easter 1908

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Michaelmas 1908

  • Thursday 5 November 1908 – R.C. Lehmann MP, writer, on the ‘Land Question’, and unemployment.
  • Thursday 12 November 1908 – Mrs. H.J. Tennant, on ‘Unemployment and the land’.
  • Thursday 26 November 1908 – Joint meeting with the Cambridge University Fabian Society, chaired by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, Fellow of King’s.
  • Friday 11 December 1908 – Josiah C. Wedgwood MP, on ‘The taxation of land values’.

Lent 1909

  • Friday 5 February 1909 – Alfred Isaac Tillyard, former Mayor of Cambridge, on ‘University reform’.
  • Wednesday 10 February 1909 – The society votes to admit women as full members for the first time.
  • Friday 19 February 1909 – Charles James O’Donnell MP, former colonial administrator, on ‘The present position in India’.
  • Friday 5 March 1909 – Dinner for the Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell QC MP, Chief Secretary for Ireland, with Dr Thomas Bateman Napier MP, and William Jones MP.

Easter 1909

  • Friday 30 April 1909 – Joint annual dinner with the Eighty Club. Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Earl of Crewe KG, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the constitutional crisis over the budget and the House of Lords’ veto. (Red Lion Hotel)
  • Saturday 1 May 1909 – R.C. Hawkin, on ‘the South African constitution.’

Michaelmas 1909

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