View of Talbot Hall around 1911

Opening hours

The Archive is open from 9.30am-4.30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. It is available during those times by prior appointment only.

Arrange a visit

In order to arrange your visit, please email the Archivist or write to him at: 

Oliver Mahony
Lady Margaret Hall
Norham Gardens
Oxford OX2 6QA

On arrival

On arrival, please report to the Porters' lodge and wait for the Archivist there. Visitors will be asked to sign an 'application for access' form, agreeing to abide by the rules of the Archive.

Researchers consulting more recent or sensitive information will also be required to sign a Data Protection Declaration.

Handling the documents

When consulting the College’s collections please remember:

  • to use pencil when making notes, and
  • to handle the documents with great care and to keep the documents arranged in the order that you find them. 

Reproduction policy

LMH photographs and material are supplied for private research only, and copyright regulations must be observed in all cases. 

You are welcome to use a camera (including mobile phone) to take images providing this is for research use only (no flash). Any publication will need to be in consultation with the Archivist.

If you wish to reproduce any of our photographs or material in any form for publication, you will need to apply to the Archivist for permission.