News from the Archives
The A-Z of the Archive is almost complete on the College's Twitter feed. A new letter comes out each Thursday, don't miss the last few in the run up to Christmas!
A list of College Chaplains is now available on the College website.
The College's collection of oil paintings can now be viewed online via the Art UK website (formerly Your Paintings). If you have any questions about the paintings please get in touch with the Archivist.
- World War I documentation concerning to former members
- Material relating to an expedition undertaken by Cambridge University students, including some from St. Catharine's to North West Portugal in the summers of 1953 and 1954
Can you help?
The College is always pleased to receive donations of material that relate to the College. Please get in touch with the Archivist if you think you have material that may be of interest.
Currently, the Archive is particularly seeking the following:
- Material relating to the College and its members during the First and Second World Wars;
- Records of the JCR, especially the JCR Suggestions Books for 1945-1971, and post 1973;
- Photographs and information about St. Chad's;
- Material relating to College Balls;
- Student Society records, including termcards and photographs.
Each term, to publicise the College's archive holdings, the Archivist will be making a small selection of images of documents from the College archives available online. For Michaelmas Term 2018, we look at matriculation, and more precisely, the 1898 College matriculation photograph.
- Long Vacation 2018: the College's 1906 Tennis Team.
- Easter Term 2018: May Week of 1910.
- Lent Term 2018: photograph of a College dinner, held in a student's room, in 1915.
- Michaelmas Term 2017: College blazer collection
- Easter Term 2017: the stone from 1674
- Lent Term 2017: the College gardens.
- Long vacation 2016: the College stables built in 1875, as part of the building of a new Master's Lodge.
- Easter Term 2016: Gostlin House in Chapel Court.
- Lent Term 2016: Ofspring Blackall, Fellow of the College from 1679-1687 and latterly Bishop of Exeter.
Earlier sets of online images can be seen here.