Series HIS/1 - History of the School

Identity area

Reference code



History of the School


  • 1753 - 2016 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Material include paper, booklets, books, both physical and digital, negatives and photographs. 2 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Name of creator

Biographical history

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Items have been acquired from many different sources over several years.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A collection related to the History of Oakham School since its foundation, including research on Headmasters, Masters and pupils, and articles and books published by Headmasters and teachers.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

As far as is recorded, these items are fully appraised into the collection.


It is expected that some accruals will be made to this collection.

System of arrangement

The series is divided into 6 sub-series.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Some items in this file have copyright owned by third parties. As such, external permission will need to be sought before use.
Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advance by the School Archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email

Language of material

  • English
  • Greek
  • Latin

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

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Name access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom.

Institution identifier

Oakham School.

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail


Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Accession area