Papers of the Oxford University Social History Society

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 2696-700, d. 2252
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Scope and Content

The papers include a card index of speakers and excursion leaders; correspondence and papers relating to the establishment of the Society; correspondence, accounts, membership details and circulars.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Oxford University Social History Society was called the Local History Society until 1987.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1990.


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

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