The College holds:
- The literary papers of the writer and academic Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944),
- The Archives of the Richard Hillary Trust (the Battle of Britain pilot, Richard Hillary (1919-1943),
- The diaries of the diplomat Sir Maurice Cheke (1906-1960),
- The papers of the historian John Phillips Cooper (1920-1978),
- The diaries of the publisher and college President Sir Arthur Norrington (1899-1982).
In addition it contains smaller collections pertaining to alumni of the College