What we hold

The small collection of archives, kept within the Library, is listed under 8 sections:

  • Johnson: Letters, papers, press cuttings, draft documents, and photographs by and relating to Mrs Bertha Johnson (1846-1927), first Principal of the Society of Home Students. Much of this material relates to the “degrees for women” discussions in the 1880s and 1890s.
  • Rogers: A similar collection (but without photographs) on similar themes, by and about Miss Annie Rogers (1856-1937), one of the founding Tutors. Includes drafts and completed version of her book Degrees by degrees.
  • A.E.W.: Various papers of the Association for the Education of Women, including a complete set of annual reports 1879-1920.
  • W.S.: Papers of the Delegacy for Women Students, 1908-1921, and some later oddments. Includes incomplete set of the magazine The Fritillary.
  • S.A.: Assorted papers and memorabilia of St Anne’s Society and St Anne’s College, 1946 onwards, including some photographs.
  • O.U.: Bits and pieces (reports, regulations, some correspondence) to do with Oxford University, particularly regulations concerning women students. 1919 onwards.
  • A.& A.: Art and architecture. Pictures and plans of College buildings, and a collection of artistic representations of Saint Anne.
  • General: Photograph album, and miscellaneous published snippets about St Anne’s.
  • History: Ruth Butler and MH Prichard, Saint Anne's College : a history, 1879-1956. (1957); Marjorie Reeves, St Anne’s College, Oxford : an informal history,1879-1979 (1979).

Archive Catalogue

Summary of Index Cards

Transcription of Index Cards


Please fill out and attach an Archive Application Form when making an appointment with the Librarian.


For more information and archival enquiries, please contact the Librarian,

Clare White