- 1860 - 2020 (Accumulation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
The material in this collection consists of photographs, papers, books, CDs/ DVDs, glass, metal, video cassette, wood, digital items, and negatives.
24 boxes, 50 books and 2 shelves.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Items have been acquired from many different sources over several years.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
This collection covers the multitude of sports that pupils can do at Oakham School. Sports include cricket, rugby, hockey, athletics, netball and swimming as some of the richest in terms of items in the sub-series.
Most sub-series have a good photographic record of first teams, alongside comprehensive fixture and team lists. Some sub-series will contain correspondence, programmes and administrative documents.
There is an extensive collection of trophies and shields awarded to pupils and Old Oakhamians for their sporting achievements.
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.
System of arrangement
This sub-fonds is divided into 19 series. Each series focuses on an individual sport or theme. Within these series, material has been split amongst themes or type. In general, items have been stored in these sub-series according to original order or time of accession. Any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
There may be concerns of child protection regarding the more recent house photographs. Names are attached to some of the photographs and these may be redacted when made publicly available.
Conditions governing reproduction
Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.
The copyright for many of the sports photographs belong to the photographers or photographic companies. The archives have limited copyright clearance to use Brian and Elizabeth Nicholls photography. Any production of photographs produced by other photographers will need to be approved by external third parties.
Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advanced by the school's archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email ArchivesUser@oakham.rutland.sch.uk.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Specific characteristics for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Place access points
Name access points
- Iain Simpson (Subject)
- Worksop College (Subject)
- C. M. Smith (Subject)
- Jon Wills (Subject)
- Brian Needham (Subject)
- Mary Grimley (Subject)
- Brian and Elizabeth Nicholls (Subject)
- Sarah Gomm (Subject)
- Kim Wills (Subject)
- Stephen Gilliver (Subject)
- Ed Farmer (Subject)
- Thomas Grant (Subject)
- Nigel Lashbrook (Subject)
- James Bateman (Subject)
- Crista Cullen (Subject)
- Roger Blackmore (Subject)
- Lewis Moody (Subject)
- Charles Welch (Subject)
- Tom Croft (Subject)
- Matt Smith (Subject)
- Hamish Watson (Subject)
- Thomas Gregory (Subject)
- Brian Welford (Subject)
- G. R. Liebert (Subject)
- E. F. Pickering-Clarke (Subject)
- Neil Mullinger (Subject)
- Lynn Wilson (Subject)
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion