Our Archive contains the official record of the College.

Our purpose-built archive repository, part of the Library is also home to a fascinating collection of audio recordings, personal papers, reminiscences and records relating to student life.

The Archive warmly welcomes students and researchers who wish to consult our material.

Catalogues and collections

Key items include:

  • Letters from our founder Dorothea Beale relating to the College's foundation.
  • Papers relating to early women's education at Oxford.
  • The MS scores and papers of composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907 - 1994).
  • Notes, articles and speeches by journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts (1950 - 2015).
  • Extensive sound Archive collection of student interviews detailing student life from 1910 onwards.
  • Student newspapers and early letters home.

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Using archives for research

What are archives and how to use them

Online digitised research material

Contact our archivist

Email: archives@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk

Oliver Mahony


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