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New College Notes (ISSN 2517-6935) is the College’s e-journal.

New College Notes is dedicated to learned notes and essays on aspects of college history, and especially our Library and Archives collections, in the style of the Oxford journal, Notes & Queries.

New College Notes is available open-access to all interested readers through our website.  Both the current and past issues of New College Notes will remain accessible via this page.

Anyone wishing to contact or to contribute to this journal should email the Librarian.  Readers of our special collections in both the Library and in the Archives are warmly invited to send us contributions.   

General enquiries about consulting Library collections, including the manuscripts listed in H.O. Coxe, Catalogus codicum MSS. qui in collegiis aulisque Oxoniensibus hodie adservantur (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1852), should also be directed to the Librarian, or for material relating to the College to the Archivist.

Article Author Issue number Surname
Brotherly Love? Dr Young among the Thespians Lucia Quinault (2018): 09 Quinault
Jane Austen First Editions: Aves and the Sparrow Christopher Skelton-Foord (2018): 09 Skelton-Foord
New College Library Benefactors’ Book 1601-1610: An Edition William Poole (2018): 09 Poole
Seeing the Light: Being the story of Sir Isaac Newton’s prisms and papers and the means by which they came to New College Jason Morgan (2018): 09 Morgan
A Lamentable Book James Willoughby (2018): 09 Willoughby
An Italian Visitor to the Library, c. 1525 James Willoughby (2018): 09 Willoughby
New College and the Reformation David Parrott (2018): 09 Parrott
A New College Pun Revisited Miles Young (2018): 09 Young
Daniel Vivian’s Grand Tour, 1636-37 (New College, MS 348) William Poole (2017): 08 Poole
Classifications in Time: The Rise of the Shelfmark on the Failure of Provenance Jason Morgan (2017): 08 Morgan
Agincourt Sermon Christopher Tyerman (2017): 08 Tyerman
“This Dooth Erasmus Williams Represent”, Richard Haydock, 1608 William Poole (2017): 08 Poole
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