Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections

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St Cross Church
Manor Road

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Balliol College
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Email: library@balliol.ox.ac.uk

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Manuscripts and personal papers collections are now open by appointment to researchers in new premises at St Cross Church, Manor Road. N.B. Balliol College's archives and manuscripts are all at St Cross and no longer held in the College Library on the Broad Street site

  • Students are requested to present a letter of introduction when applying for access to the archives
  • Diasbled access is available by prior arrangement
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  • Online catalogues can be found on their website
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    Collections information

    Organisations (10)

    Persons (246)

    Families (4)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (14)

    • NRA 33716 Phyllis Helen Bodley: memoir of her husband John Edward Courtenay Bodley, civil servant and histori
    • NRA 22851 Conroy family, baronets, of Llanbrynmair, Montgom: family corresp and papers
    • NRA 25536 Sir Harold Hartley, chemical engineer: misc corresp and papers
    • NRA 25537 Richard Jenkyns, master of Balliol: corresp and papers
    • NRA 37008 Benjamin Jowett, Master of Balliol: corresp and papers
    • NRA 42077 Mallet family of Wittersham: corresp and papers
    • NRA 26039 David Richard Morier, diplomat: corresp and papers
    • NRA 26599 Sir Robert Burnett David Morier, diplomat: corresp and papers
    • NRA 26778 Sir Francis Charles Oppenheimer, diplomat: corresp and papers
    • NRA 35577 Oxford University: Balliol College Library: misc accessions
    • NRA 36386 Arthur Lionel Smith, historian and Master of Balliol: corresp and papers
    • NRA 35576 James Leigh Strachan-Davidson, master of Balliol: corresp and papers
    • NRA 11691 David Urquhart, diplomat: papers
    • NRA 38701 Adam von Trott, anti-Nazi intellectual: corresp with Diana Hubback


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.