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 collections…
Exams have been worrying, challenging and motivating boys for centuries. Here are some example Trials questions from March 1890 on Latin and Greek grammar (SCH T E 01 01) #SchoolGreek #FromTheArchives https://t.co/bPzEp68zwO https://t.co/4ayrk8mpMN
How well do you know your Greek? Try out this crossword puzzle published in 1924 (but don’t send your answers to the Editor, as this article warns!) (Chronicle Issue No. 1923, 5 March 1924) #SchoolGreek #FromTheArchives https://t.co/GAJp3dZ8mn https://t.co/1ZwYo3BXOv
Greek has been a central part of Eton’s curriculum and has been taught here since the 1600s! Here is a poem from 1904 musing on the Greek language. (Chronicle Issue No. 1077, 22 December 1904) #SchoolGreek #FromTheArchives https://t.co/GAJp3dZ8mn https://t.co/fC9XVot6Ve