– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

monthly report May 2015

A few numbers about what was happening at St Cross during May:

  • Number of enquiries (email etc): 93
  • Number of researchers in person: 11
  • Number of person-days in the reading room: 26
  • Collections consulted: Greene-Reid papers (4), Jowett papers (2), Swinburne mss (2), TH Green papers, early modern ms, Browning relics, RM Hare papers, medieval mss
  • No of non-research visitors: ca 45 (Greene-Reid exhibition, Unlocking Archives talk, WW1 commemorative family gathering, Brookes students, Old Members, College guests, college archivists’ meeting)
  • blog posts: 2
  • interesting events: Greene-Reid exhibition private view, Unlocking Archives talk on medieval mss; WW1 centenary family memorial gathering with display; MSS session with Balliol tutors & students; podcast interview re Greene-Reid collection

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