Archivist - Clare Sargent, MA, MCLIP, Head of Archives, Radley College, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 2HR
Opening hours for external visitors
Access to the Archive is by appointment only during term-time. Some evening and weekend appointments can be accommodated.
The Archive Centre is located in the Richard Morgan Library and has limited disabled access. The Richard Morgan Library itself is fully accessible so material can be brought to visiting scholars, subject to available space. There is ample parking at the school.
Group visits and exhibitions
Exhibitions and open days: as advertised
Group visits and tours of the school can be arranged by appointment. They will usually only be conducted outside of the school term.
Research enquiries are answered as promptly as possible during term time. During school holidays there may be some delay in responding to all requests, but all will be answered in due course.
Fees and charges
There is currently no charge for answering research enquiries or supplying digitized material. The school reserves the right to request a reproduction fee for publications.
All material is subject to UK copyright law
Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act
The school has charitable status and is an independent body, consequently it is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act and reserves the right to refuse access to material. Under the Data Protection Act any past pupil or employee may have access to material which relates solely to him or her self.
Copies of books and pamphlets available from the Archives:
The History of Radley in 100 objects. By Clare Sargent - online
No ordinary place: Radley College and the public school system. By Christopher Hibbert. John Murray, London, 1997. ISBN 0719551765
Looking at Radley: an architectural and historical survey of the earlier buildings. By MT Cherniavsky & AE Money. Radley College, .
The Radley altarpiece. By Tony Money. [Radley College, 2007]
Manly and muscular diversions: public schools and the nineteenth-century sporting revival. By Tony Money. Duckworth, London, 1997. (Pbk or Cloth)
Football at Radley, 1847-2000. By Tony Money. [Radley College, 2000]
A tale of two schoolmasters: the diary of William Wood, Sub-Warden to William Sewell. Edited by JM Spurrell for the Oxfordshire Record Society
Radley then and now: Henry Taunt's photographs of Radley College in the 1870s-80s. By Andrew Sargent, for Radley College