– 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 October 2015

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

  • Number of enquiries (email etc): 65
  • Number of researchers in person: 6
  • Number of person-days in the reading room: 6
  • Collections consulted: Jowett, TH Green, Balogh (2), college records, Nicolson diaries
  • No of non-research visitors: 110+ (35 Brookes publishing students, 30 AGRA researchers, 6 Balliol English students, 10 exhibition visitors, 20 Unlocking Archives audience)
  • blog posts: 2
  • Flickr uploads: 1700 images from MSS 32, 79, 92, 96
  • interesting events: group visit from publishing students at Oxford Brookes (Fiona); presentation for AGRA study day (Anna and John Jones); visit to Swinburne exhibition by Balliol English tutor and students; Unlocking Archives talk on Swinburne by Rikky Rooksby; group visit from archives & family history students at Dundee University; 2 weekday lunchtime exhibition open hours; after hours exhibition opening for members of College; individual visits from current and former students

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