Sub-Series HIS/1/2 - John Barber and The Story of Oakham School

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John Barber and The Story of Oakham School


  • 1955 - 1984 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Material include book, paper and photographs. 1 box.

Context area

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 of documents related to John Barber's book, "The Story of Oakham School". The sub-series includes photographs, letters received by the author, press cuttings advertising the publication and the book.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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


System of arrangement

The sub-series is divided into 8 files.

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

Script of material

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Finding aids

Allied materials area

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Existence and location of copies

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Description control area

Description identifier

Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom.

Institution identifier

Oakham School.

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Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Accession area