– 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.

November News

Archives & Manuscripts events at St Cross in November:

  • starting 4 November, Friday mornings 10am-1pm NaNoWriMo Come Write In! sessions for local (or indeed visiting) novelists participating in National Novel Writing Month.
  • 11 November, 10-1, NaNoWriMo session 2
  • 12 November: *not at St Cross* Anna will be speaking on a Balliol & WW1 topic at the Oxford at War 1914-1918 Roadshow (poster below)
  • 16 November, 1-2pm, Unlocking Archives talk: Prof. Matthew Balensuela (Depauw), The Music Theory Booklet Balliol 173A ff. 74r–81v: Copying and Content of an Early Medieval Theory Compendium
  • 16 November, 3-6pm, special collections private view for Balliol MCR
  • 18 November, 10-1, NaNoWriMo session 3
  • 25 November, 10-1, NaNoWriMo session 4
  • 29 November, 1-2pm, Unlocking Archives talk: Prof. Elliott Horowitz on this term’s exhibition, ‘Look to the rock from which you were hewn’: Hebraica and Judaica at Balliol College
  • and stay tuned to @balliolarchives on Twitter for more #WW1, #SliggersCentury and #Movember tweets…

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