Archives and Manuscripts

Balliol’s Archives and Manuscripts are housed in the Balliol Historic Collections Centre at St Cross Church, St Cross Road, Oxford. The links below go to the separate website for Balliol College Archives and Manuscripts. The Archivist and Curator of Manuscripts, Anna Sander, blogs and posts regularly on social media, and more than 90,000 digital images of items in the collection are on Flickr.


Doing research


  • Contact the Archivist for all enquiries about the College archives, medieval manuscripts, personal papers collections, former members of Balliol and the history of the College, and to make appointments to consult archives and manuscripts in the Historic Collections Centre.
  • Contact the Library for all enquiries about the College Library and printed special collections.