Brighton College Digital Archives

Welcome to Brighton College's archives

Using our Digital Archives you can access hundreds of original sources, browse our collections, and search for documents that tell the story of our school.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact the Archivist, James Harrison,


The records held by Brighton College Archive reflect our school's unique history. In an atmosphere that focuses on individual achievements, academic excellence and innovation, material is collected that will support our pupils' love of learning. The archive also offers a rich resource for Old Brightonians, researchers and genealogists.

What is in the archive?

Brighton College Archive comprises:

·        Records of the College

  • This includes records relating to staff, governors and trustees; deeds and legal papers; financial records; plans; school magazines; records relating to pupils, including registers, photographs and work.

·        Personal papers

  • Belonging to Old Brightonians (pupils and staff).

·        Artwork

  • A selection of prints and paintings of the College, as well artwork produced by past pupils and staff.

·        Heritage Collections

  • Alongside this archival material, we also hold a small heritage collection, which includes rare books and artefacts.
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