Series OAK/1 - Oakhamian Magazines (Unbound)

Identity area

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Oakhamian Magazines (Unbound)


  • 1884 - 2023 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Material is paper. 7 boxes.

Context area

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

An almost complete collection of the School's magazines dating from 1884.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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


It is expected that this series will receive multiple accruals in the future, on a yearly basis.

System of arrangement

This series contains 342 items. Items are kept in chronological order to facilitate research, which does not match the numbering.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

There are some concerns regarding political correctness and comments made in the magazine, particularly from the pre 1980s. As such, each edition should be evaluated before being made fully accessible to the public. The majority of the collection are not a concern.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction of material will not be permitted.

Language of material

  • Ancient Greek
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Old English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Specific characteristics for individual items will be noted on their specific entries.

Finding aids

7 boxes are located in Cupboard 1, shelf 4. The remaining magazines are located in the office, in A2.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area

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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