Romanes lectures, University of Oxford

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Romanes lectures, 1986-2002.

Administrative / Biographical History

George John Romanes established a fund in 1891 for an annual lecture on any subject, approved by the Vice-Chancellor, relating to science, art or literature.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The lectures were given to the Library by the University Offices, 1986-2002.


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

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Corporate Names