Records of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minute books, accounts, correspondence and papers of the Society.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Society was founded in 1839 as The Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture. It was renamed The Oxford Architectural Society in 1848 and was refounded as the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society in 1860. In 1972 the Society was renamed the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society when it merged with The Oxfordshire Archaeological Society.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited by the committee of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society, 1978-9.

Note

See also: 

  • Records of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society (Dep. c. 586-94, c. 600, d. 510-56, d. 558-60, e. 263-8, f. 59-64)
  • Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society Hon. Treasurer's Papers (Dep. c. 678-81)
  • Oxford Architectural and History Society Notes (MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 90-3)

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society Hon. Treasurer's Papers (Dep. c. 678-81).

Geographical Names