We celebrate on this day in 1882 the birth of AOB Arthur Ewins, eminent and groundbreaking chemist.
What archives do we hold?
Administrative records such as admissions registers, pupil reports, Board of Governors minutes, and examination results; photographs; architects' plans and building records; School publications; House records; Combined Cadet Force records; papers relating to School sports clubs; material relating to School theatrical productions, such as programmes, posters, and videos; material relating to School events, such as Speech Days and Founder's Day, and anniversaries; items of uniform; press cuttings; biographical information relating to eminent former pupils; Edward Alleyn Club material. Please note that some records in the Archive are confidential and depending on their age may be closed or have access restrictions.
What do we collect?
We are continually seeking to add to the archive collections and welcome donations of material falling into the categories above, and in particular papers relating to individual pupils' time at the School. For example, school reports, photographs, items of uniform, and journals or diaries. We also seek to collect School-related ephemera and artifacts.
If you wish to donate any material please write to or email the Archivist beforehand as we do not accept unsolicited material.
You can contact the Archive by email, or by post to Alleyn's School, Townley Road, London, SE22 8SU.
In January 1941, 200 boys from Alleyn's set out to start a new life in Lancashire...
Take a peek inside the journal of an Alleyn's schoolboy from over a century ago.
AOB Arthur Stanley Paterson died on this day in 1918. The centenary of his death will be commemorated today at 11:50am at All Saints Church, Banstead, Surrey where he lived.
Alleyn's alumni and Golf Foundation joined others on 11 July to witness the unveiling of an English Heritage blue plaque to Sir Henry Cotton.
We have a regular 'Archive' feature in our biannual EAC Magazine. Please see a selection below or browse the Archive here
Supporting Alleyn's through Collective Effort: Autumn 2017