Visit our archive

Christmas is fast approaching and the Archives & Collections team will be taking a break over the festive period due to the school closure.


Christmas card from 1960 designed by Mark Severin, featuring Santa in a helicopter! (DC 073/1/9)

We will be closing at 5pm on Tuesday 18th December;  staff will then be back in the office on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th January to answer student and staff enquiries; and our full public service and reading room will re-open on Monday 7th January.

If you have an enquiry or would like to book a visit with us, please drop us a line at

In the meantime we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.