This new online exhibition section is the quarterly successor to the Archive of the Month. Each term the exhibition will highlight a particular aspect of the history of King’s College. It will use documents from the archives, and discuss the context in which these documents were created.
If you have any queries about the documents, or would like to visit the Archive Centre, please contact the Archivist (tel: 01223 331444; email: ).
An exhibition highlighting certain significant traditions and developments in the history of the King's College Boat Club.
C.R. Ashbee had a varied career and his achievements included architectural works, establishing the Guild and School of Handicraft and acting as a civic advisor in Jerusalem.
The relationships between famous Kingsmen and their mothers.
An example of a College living (Greenford Magna) and a noteworthy rector (Edward Betham).
King's College gardens and grounds, including how they developed and how they have been used.
What King’s College was like when the Queen visited in 1564.
The Revd. Charles Simeon was one of the best-known preachers of his time, a Bursar and Vice-Provost of King’s College, co-founder of the Church Missionary Society, and influential to many Cambridge ministers and missionaries in his time.
The organ and its importance in the Chapel.
The early history of the Amalgamation Club, which included the King's College Boat Club and the Reading Room (now Junior Combination Room).
The story of how the Chapel was constructed, from when the foundation stone was laid in the 1440s to the completion of the stonework in 1515.