Subfonds PHA - Photographic and Art Collection

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Photographic and Art Collection


  • 1926 - 2016 (Accumulation)

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Extent and medium

Material in this collection consists of paper, book, photographic, slide and negative material.
1 box and 16 books.

Context area

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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 photographs and artworks of the school campus and buildings, and pupils and staff.

There is one series dedicated to a large collection of photographic negatives which show the campus, daily life at school, and special events. These cover the period 1978 - 1988.

One series focus on the frescoes painted by Mary Sargant Florence in Old School and is rich in research about the frescoes and the artist.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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


It is possible that this collection could see accruals in the future.

System of arrangement

Sub-fond is arranged into five series. These series have been determined on theme and material. Any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.

Much of this collection has 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 advanced by the school's archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email

Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

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

Specialist equipment will be needed to view the negatives in PHA/4.

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Description control area

Description identifier

Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom.

Institution identifier

Oakham School.

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  • English



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