Welcome to the archives of Magdalen College, which contain over eight centuries of history about the College, its estates, and its members. The following pages will tell you more about what we hold here, and how to contact us or arrange a visit.
The Archives of Magdalen College are currently staffed by the College Archivist Dr Charlotte Berry (full-time, working partly from home at present) and Tilly Guthrie (graduate trainee, 2 days per week). Please email email@example.com for all archive queries.
From Jan-Dec 2020 and Jan 2021, Ben Taylor was working on a cataloguing project as the Hogarth Project Archivist, listing the papers of D G Hogarth (1862-1927), former Magdalen Fellow. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for all queries relating to this collection. The online catalogue can be found here: https://archive-cat.magd.ox.ac.uk/records/P452
From Apr 2020-Mar 2023, Dr Lucy Smith is working on a full-time cataloguing project as the Wilson Project Archivist, listing the papers of Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017) regarding T E Lawrence (1888-1935) who was a Senior Demy at Magdalen. Please email email@example.com for all queries relating to this collection.
Objects and manuscripts
The College has a large collection of paintings and associated objects (known as Chattels). Please contact Rachel Mehtar for any enquiries relating to the chattels, including image requests and enquiries relating to permission to publish: Rachel.Mehtar@magd.ox.ac.uk
Please send requests relating to the manuscript collection to the College library: firstname.lastname@example.org