More historical information and visual material has been added to the Aldenham digital archive
. The search facility has also been
improved to help you find the things that most interest you. Whole school
photos are now easier to view and enlarge and pictures may be seen in a slide
The digital archive
is still far from complete, with a lot of
memorabilia still stashed away in draws and cupboards in the Development and OA
office, but there is already a lot of interesting things to see.
the Aldenham digital archive
you can read the very first school
magazine, produced in March 1881 and the Register for 1836. By logging in, using
your unique access details for the OA Society website and clicking on the
Archive link, you will be able to see some more recent issues of the
Aldenhamian, right up to the issue from 2010. The restricted archive contains
photographs, albums and scrap books with pictures of the School and the people
who have passed through it over many years. There are pictures of sports and
activities, including the cricketers of 1913, the Football team from 1915 and
the Officer Training Corps in 1916. While you are there, why not read reports
from the Aldenham Boys' Club dated 1910 or the School's very first inspection
report? There are Rule Books to compare, from 1938 and 1971 and the School
Improvement Plan of 1963-64, along with the 1937 Chapel Appeal.
project has all been made possible through donations to the Aldenham Annual Fund
, for which we are most grateful.
Enjoy browsing this fascinating treasure trove from Aldenham over the
years and do let us know what you think.