Early Publications


Rendcomb College Publications Archive and Memorabilia

A selection of Rendcomb College publications are available below.
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Tiger at the Gates by Jean Giraudoux, directed by David de G. Sells 1976

A 1976 programme signed by some of the cast from one of the the performances on 2nd, 3rd and 4th December - courtesy Jane Gunner.

Tiger at the Gates programme 1976

Rendcomb College Appeal 1976

A 1976 brochure for an official appeal for funds to further develop the College facilities. (Thought to be from 1975-76)

Appeal for Funds 1976

Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Louis le Bailly KBE 1982

Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Louis le Bailly KBE CB C. Eng Chairman of the Governors to The Old Rendcombian Society March 1982 (4 pages Legal)
The last page is a letter to parents from the Director of National ISIS expressing concern that VAT may added to the fees of Independent Schools.

Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Louis le Bailly to the OR Society 1982

Collected prose and verse of Noel H Wills – published by Mrs Margery Wills in 1931

Published pamphlet 'The Collected Prose and Verse of Noel Wills from 1931', the Founder of Rendcomb College (A5 10 pages)

Pamphlet from 1931

Rendcomb College Prospectus 1965

Rendcomb College location, buildings, curriculum, time table, facilities etc.

Rendcomb College Prospectus 1965

Rendcomb College Prospectus 1966

Rendcomb College location, buildings, curriculum, time table, facilities etc.

Rendcomb College Prospectus 1966

Rendcomb College School Rules 1967

Rendcomb College School Rules published 1967

Rendcomb College School Rules 1967

Sixth form bar licence 1973

Rendcomb College sixth form bar licence from December 1973 (Original courtesy of Jon Fletcher OR 1968-75) here

the critic Magazines 1965, 1966

Selected 'the critic' magazine publications - courtesy Roger Pyecroft. The original publications have faded badly over the past fifty years. They have been painstakingly reconstructed and although quite difficult to read, may prompt a few memories to those at Rendcomb in the mid-sixties.

the critic magazine Issue #1 October 1965

the critic magazine Issue #4 Febrary 1966 (Aden report, School expansion)

the critic magazine Issue #7 December 1966

the critic magazine Issue #7 play supplement

Rendcomb College School List 1968

Rendcomb College School List Summer 1968 - Used for evening Roll Call.

Rendcomb College School List Summer 1968

Rendcomb College Publications Archive

Contributions

College prospectus 1965 courtesy Jane Gunner (née Watson) (OR 1975-77). Prospectus 1966 courtesy Nigel Powell (OR 1967-74).
Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Louis le Bailly, College Appeal 1975-6, Noel Wills pamphlet – selected writings courtesy JP Fletcher (OR 1968-75).

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