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12 Archival description results for Anniversary

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50 years of Deanscroft/Haywoods

  • HOU-HOU/10-HOU/10/2-HOU/10/2/1
  • Item
  • 1998
  • Part of Houses

A photograph of the guests, staff and former staff, attending the celebration of the 50 years of Deanscroft/Haywoods in 1998.

Oakham School

A letter from Patrick Wilson to all staff

A letter from Patrick Wilson, Senior Master, to all staff informing them of the arrangements for the 50th anniversary of VE Day.

Patrick Courtenay Wilson

A photo album

A blue photo album containing photographs of the opening of Schanschieffs, retiring teachers, sports teams, the school orchestra, Oxbridge entrants, the 50th anniversary of Deanscroft/Haywoods, the Harvest Party, the Row Across Channel challenge, Sports Day and the visit of Garry Kasparov.

Oakham School

A photograph of the planting of the tree

A photograph of the Headmaster Graham Smallbone planting a tree outside the Merton Building to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the Diocese of Peterborough.


A Sermon

  • CHA-CHA/1-CHA/1/2-CHA/1/2/1
  • Item
  • 1934
  • Part of Chapel

A sermon preached by The Lord Bishop of Ossory, J.G.F. Day, on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the Foundation of Oakham School.

Oakham School


  • CUR
  • Subfonds
  • 1926 - 2020

This collection highlights the depth and breadth of the school's curriculum and pupil's work. The drama and music sub-series are particularly detailed with their collection of production stills and programmes.

CUR/7 contains reports relating to the school's teaching and curriculum alongside timetables for lessons and exams, and comprehensive examination results for GCSE, A Level and IB.

Throughout the series in this collection, there is material relating to events and trips undertaken by various departments to increase the extra-curricular activities of pupils.

Oakham School

Guest List

  • HOU-HOU/10-HOU/10/2-HOU/10/2/2
  • Item
  • 24/09/1998
  • Part of Houses

A guest list for the celebration of the 50 years of Deanscroft/Haywoods. Guests include Old Oakhamians and the dates when they attended school, and staff. Two pages A and B.

Oakham School

Library and Archives

  • LAA
  • Subfonds
  • 1888 - 2019

This collection covers the history of all the libraries of Oakham School as well as the creation and daily working of the archives.

The Library series has material relating to each regeneration of the library (Smallbone, War Memorial). There is a rich photographic record of the opening and daily running of the Smallbone Library accompanied by administrative documents such as catalogues.

Under the Archives series, material cover correspondence with external readers and research into the history of the school and its pupils. There are also archive committee meeting minutes which show the evolution of the archives from its inception in 2010.

Oakham School

A Tote Bag

A canvas tote bag for the diamond anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award at Buckingham Palace.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award


  • HOU-HOU/10
  • Series
  • 1948 - 2017
  • Part of Houses

This series focuses on the boarding boys in Deanscroft, since its opening in 1948. The Headmaster himself was Housemaster, until 1971. Deanscroft boarding house was closed on Speech Day 1989, prior to its conversion into Stevens, a boarding house for girls. The boarding boys were moved to the newly built Haywoods House on Kilburn Road. The items include the complete set of house photographs and informal photographs showing boys around the house and on campus, as well as duty records.

Brian and Elizabeth Nicholls

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