Friday, 29 May 2009

Archives Roadshow - Saturday 6th June 2009 - De Grey Court - 10.30am - 3.30pm

Find out more about our history and be involved in the creation of a Heritage Room that would have a regularly changing display of archives available for viewing by former students and staff of Ripon and York, current staff and students, prospective students and their families, friends and visitors in general.

How can you help?

  • by coming along to see and discuss items on display

  • by bringing your own memorabilia to discuss and for us to photograph and record

  • by considering making a donation of your archives for display in the Heritage Room (all donations will be acknowledged and recorded)


  • Welcome

  • Exhibition for viewing

  • Discussion, recording and photographing archives

  • Tours of the Heritage Trail

  • Tours of the De Grey Court building

  • Refreshments

Archives that we would like to assemble:

  • Documents - reports, minutes

  • Artefacts - badges, trophies, medallions, medals

  • Photographs, negatives, transparencies, images

  • Framed pictures

  • Clothing - caps, ties, blazers, scarves, gowns, sports clothing

  • Magazines - White Rose, Spread Eagle, Ripon Association Magazine (pre-1980 editions)

  • Chapel documentation - service sheets, prayer books

  • Programmes, sports events, prospectuses, student guides

  • School Practice notebooks

  • Letters and postcards

  • Books - used for College courses, those written by former staff and students

  • Newspaper articles

  • Records - 33/45/78 rpm

  • Tapes

  • 8mm and 16mm films

  • Videos, CDs and DVDs

  • Any other memorabilia

There is no charge for attendance on the day, but we would like to know if you are coming for catering purposes.

If you would like to attend, please contact:

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