Guide to catalogues

The following is an overview of the catalogues which currently exist of records in the Archives. We are in the process of making these catalogues available online as pdf documents. Those catalogues currently available as pdf documents are highlighted below. Please contact us for further information regarding those catalogues not yet available online. Additional catalogues and indexes are currently in preparation.

Early records (up to c1850)

The earlier records of the University, ie those contained in the Lower Archive Room, have been catalogued separately from the departmental and central administrative records listed below, although they may also contain material relating to those departments and central services.  Please contact us for further information or see the Index to the Lower Archive Room.

Records of University central administrative services

Catalogues exist for the following:

  • Careers Service
  • Counselling Service
  • Development Office
  • Divisions and related bodies
  • Estates Services (including University Land Agent)
  • Examination Schools
  • Examiners' records
  • Faculties and related bodies
  • Halifax House (PDF, 10KB)
  • Hebdomadal Council
  • Proctors' Office
  • Public Relations
  • Research Services
  • Sheldonian Theatre (PDF, 33 KB)
  • Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • University Chest
  • University Registry
  • University Solicitor
  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Various delegacies, committees and other bodies

Records of University departments

Catalogues exist for the following:

Further information

For further details of the procedure for consulting documents from the Archives, please see our Access information. Alternatively, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the catalogues listed here.

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