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Beer with the school dinners

A press cutting regarding the daily life at Oakham School in the 1840s, based on James Padley's letters home and regarding John Barber's article "Oakham School 140 years ago".

Leicester Mercury

Correspondence between Paul Spicer and Joe Spence

  • CHA-CHA/9-CHA/9/2
  • File
  • 2007
  • Part of Chapel

Four letters sent/ received by Joe Spence and Paul Spicer regarding the composition of 'A Living Stone' and the arrangements for the Rededication service in 2007.

Joe Spence

Correspondence regarding the refurbishment

  • CHA-CHA/9-CHA/9/3
  • File
  • 1987
  • Part of Chapel

This file contains letters, sketches and plans sent between the School, John Whitmore Ltd Builder and Colin Shewring, Architect, regarding the refurbishment of the Chapel and new pews.

Colin Shewring

Donation letter

Email correspondence between Rob Tidd, a friend of the late Desmond Treanor, and Charlotte McCrory, School Archivist, regarding the donation of items TGT/1/1 and TGT/1/2 to the Oakham School Archives. Attached is a note from Dorothy Treanor, giving the items to Mr Tidd.

Dorothy Treanor

Organ, 1993

  • CHA-CHA/5-CHA/5/2
  • Sub-Series
  • 1986 - 1993
  • Part of Chapel

This sub-series focuses on the history of the 1993 Organ in the School Chapel. After the 1930 organ expired and was replaced by a computer organ in the 1980s, the headmaster Graham Smallbone commissioned for a new organ to be built. Some items highlight the various proposals, the correspondence focuses on the building and installation of the organ and the photographic file finally shows the organ in Chapel.

Peter Collins

Pre-publication stages

This file focuses on correspondence asking/ giving John Barber permission to use certain material in his book.

John Barber

Victorian life at Oakham School

A press cutting regarding the daily life at Oakham School in the Victorian era and regarding the article "Oakham School 140 years ago" by John Barber published in the Rutland Record no. 3.

Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury


  • HOU-HOU/13-HOU/13/4
  • Sub-Series
  • 1957 - 2011
  • Part of Houses

This sub-series focuses on letters related to the history of Wharflands house, its pupils and staff.

Jon Wills

Letters from Men on Service

  • WWS-WWS/1-WWS/1/4-WWS/1/4/4-WWS/1/4/4/3
  • Item
  • N/D
  • Part of The World Wars

A page from "The Stag" comprising letters from Men on Service, including a note from Colin Francis Scott.

The Stag

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