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. More than 100,000 digital images of items in the collection are on Flickr, and the historic collections of the College are presented via several social media channels, linked below.


Doing research


  • Contact the Library for all enquiries about the historic collections, including the College archives, medieval manuscripts, early printed books, personal papers collections, former members of Balliol and the history of the College, and to make appointments at the Historic Collections Centre at St Cross Church.