- 1905 - 2021 (Accumulation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Collection divided between 14 sub-series. Material in this collection consists of negatives, photographs, paper, slides, books, CDs, objects, fabric, metal, video cassettes, and digital.
5 boxes, 4 books and 1 object.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Items have been acquired from many different sources over several years. Some collections have been donated by Henry Blagg.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A collection which charts the various societies and activities available to pupils at Oakham School. Documents include photographic records and correspondence for different societies. Topics include chess, CCF/OTC, scouts, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Oligoi , Exploratory Society, and trips and expeditions.
The multiple series contain administrative documents for the various societies and certain series, such as Duke of Edinburgh Award and CCF/OTC have excellent photographic record of formal or informal events.
There is a particularly detailed series on Chess and the event of Gary Kasparov's visit to the school.
There is a good collection of shooting medals and trophies, kindly donated by Henry Blagg.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
As far as is recorded, these items are fully appraised into the collection.
Accruals are expected into this collection, particularly for the series CCF, OTC, and Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh, and ephemera.
System of arrangement
This sub-fonds is split into 14 series, each of which are composed of several files. Due to the nature of collecting, material has been ordered according to theme and date of acquisition. ACS/3/3, being donated by one individual, has been kept in the order which it was donated to the archives in. Any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.
Some of the material may have third party copyright and therefore consent from external bodies will be need.
Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advanced by the school's archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email ArchivesUser@oakham.rutland.sch.uk.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Specific characteristics for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Name access points
- Garry Kasparov (Subject)
- Simon Barefoot (Subject)
- Roger Blackmore (Subject)
- Richard Pert (Subject)
- Nicholas Pert (Subject)
- Graham Lee (Subject)
- William Bennett (Subject)
- Dr. John Nunn (Subject)
- David Jarrett (Subject)
- Clive Coombes (Subject)
- Field Marshall Sir John French (Subject)
- Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Subject)
- John Fisher (Subject)
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Subject)
- Queen Elizabeth II (Subject)
- F. H. Jerwood (Subject)
- H. J. V. Hilditch (Subject)
- Simon Camamile (Subject)
- Martin Minshall (Subject)
- R. M. Davies (Subject)
- Henry Blagg (Subject)
- Brian Needham (Subject)
- Jan West (Subject)
- Tony Little (Subject)
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