A photograph showing young men from the first class to enter Ruskin College, Oxford shows the social and political mix of students, and contains the seeds of disputes that would later appear among their ranks.
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Academics, historians and former staff and students of Ruskin College in Oxford have launched a new online archive to record and crowd-source historical information about past students, following the controversial destruction of the college student records in 2012
A protest will be held this Friday at 11 am, 30th November outside the Rookery entrance, Ruskin College, Oxford, demanding that the destruction of historic student records should stop and a petition signed by 7,500 people will be presented to Ruskin’s governors
HWO Editor Toby Butler, a former student of Ruskin College, shares his reaction to the destruction of Ruskin’s student records
Anne Summers writes about 2012’s shutdowns, sales and destruction of archival resources in Britain, a year that has exceeded any pessimist’s wildest imaginings…
The personal experiences of Denise Pakeman, graduate of Ruskin College, of the destruction of archival records about working-class students from the first decades of the college
David Horsfield, who was College Librarian at Ruskin from 1972 to 2004, reflects on the destruction of archives there
While some valuable material is now saved from acts of philistinism the destruction of Ruskin’s past has not yet finished.