The History of Magdalen College: Further Reading
The major starting point for any study of the history of Magdalen is now:
L. W. B. Brockliss (ed.), Magdalen College Oxford: A History (Oxford, 2008).
A major biographical register of our Choristers, Clerks, Chaplains, Organists, Masters of Magdalen College School, and Demies up to the 1850s is provided in:
J. R. Bloxam, A Register of the Presidents, Fellows, Demies, Instructors in Grammar and in Music, Chaplains, Clerks, Choristers, and Other Members of Saint Mary Magdalen College in the University of Oxford, 8 vols. (Oxford, 1853–85).
Magdalen’s other great biographical register, which contains material on our Fellows to the early 20th century, is:
W. D. Macray, A Register of the Members of St. Mary Magdalen College, Oxford from the Foundation of the College: New Series, 8 vols. (Oxford, 1894–1915).
Between 1911 and 1997 eight editions of biographical registers of living Old Members of the College have been published
Aspects of the architecture of Magdalen College are discussed in:
Christine Ferdinand, An Accidental Masterpiece: Magdalen College’s New Building and the People Who Built it (Oxford, 2010).
Roger White and Robin Darwall-Smith, The Architectural Drawings of Magdalen College Oxford: A Catalogue (Oxford, 2001).
The history of Magdalen College Boat Club is discussed in:
Mark Blandford-Baker, Upon the Elysian Stream: 150 Years of Magdalen College Boat Club, Oxford (Oxford, 2008).