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This was created to keep alive the history and memory of the School and College. It comprises some 16,000 pages of documents held by the Surrey History Centre at Woking, further documents held by the British Deaf History Society and all the school films and videos, held by Sefra for the Surrey History Centre. The main part, at Woking, includes every copy of the School Magazine (1950s), every copy of the Boar annual magazine, and every copy of the Boar Weekly, from the first (1960) to the last, when the school closed. Unfortunately is has almost NO copies of the Old Burwoodian (the first OBA magazine), but has every copy of the Boars in Touch. Almost all of the collection in Woking is on microfilm and can be viewed by the public (preferably by prior arrangement). Also, most of the collection in Woking is on three CDs which can be…

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The final part, the photographs, is still not completed. There are, I think, between 2500 and 3000 photographs to process, date and name. A disc was available at the Edinburgh Reunion with the ones I have completed so far, with names and dates wherever possible. The whole project will be completed as soon as possible and I shall then make it known on this website, as well as providing the Surrey History Centre with the discs and relevant information. In April, after the Boars in Touch has appeared, this Archive section will be showing very surprising information about Burwood Park School that I certainly did not know and which will NOT be what any of you (except one ) will be expecting !! Another project in hand is the digitising of documents sent to me by Lord Boyd, dating from 1954 to 58. These were deposited with the Surrey History…

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The Burwood Archive This was created to keep alive the history and memory of the School and College. It comprises some 16,000 pages of documents held by the Surrey History Centre at Woking, further documents held by the British Deaf History Society and all the school films and videos, held by Sefra for the Surrey History Centre. The main part, at Woking, includes every copy of the School Magazine (1950s), every copy of the Boar annual magazine, and every copy of the Boar Weekly, from the first (1960) to the last, when the school closed. Unfortunately is has almost NO copies of the Old Burwoodian (the first OBA magazine), but has every copy of the Boars in Touch. Almost all of the collection in Woking is on microfilm and can be viewed by the public (preferably by prior arrangement). Also, most of the collection in Woking is on three CDs…

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