The archival collections of Eton College are made up of the college’s own records as well as those that have been collected for their historical significance. Many of these archives have regional, national or international importance.
Archives are the threads that stitch everything together.Collections blog, April 2019
Records of the college itself, shedding light on 500 years of the college’s history and beyond, with records of the estates dating back to the 11th Century.
Photographs of the college and school life, dating back to 1850.
British authors of poetry and prose, as well as theatre, music and military and social history are represented in 19th- to 21st-century archives and collections of personal papers held in College Library.
Latest from the archives…
Today we welcome the first official day of Autumn.🍂Attached are two images of Red Grouses from our collections. The left hand image was found in one of our Eton Ramblers scrapbooks and the right hand taxidermy is kept in the @Eton_NHM [MISC RAM 05 04 https://t.co/PnCxV4kwiH] https://t.co/oBpoNJUGu8
Some people may be familiar with Eton’s traditional ‘Morning Jacket’ uniform. However, until 1964, it was customary for boys 5ft4 and under to wear a cropped jacket, known as a mess jacket or a bum freezer! [PA-B.30:45-2014 https://t.co/10eY6GgavZ] https://t.co/gGO2cJzhii
RT @EtonCollLibrary: Today we’d like to share this amazing embroidered gold-thread book cover, decorated with pink flowers and green leaves…