Brasenose College Archive

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Brasenose College was founded in 1509 and the College Archives are the official records of the college and its members. We are committed to preserving long term access to those records considered to be of enduring interest.

Famed in the 19th century for its sporting prowess, most notably in rowing and cricket, our collections are especially rich if you are interested in the history of University sport. We hold records of sporting clubs and activities from 1837 onwards, which include:

• Rowing
• Cricket
• Rugby
• Football
• Lawn Tennis
• Athletics and Cross Country
• Hockey
• Squash
• Badminton

The records most notably consist of accounts, minutes, photographs, diaries, correspondence and fixture lists. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific enquiry.