Oxfordshire Society of Architects collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection consists of books and journals about architecture and construction on permanent loan from the local branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal Institute of British Architects is the UK body for architecture and the architectural profession.

Conditions Governing Access

Before your first visit to the Special Collections Reading Room please complete a Reading Room registration form. The form is also available from the Headington Library Enquiry Desk. Internal staff and students will be asked to show their University ID card, and external applicants should bring proof of address

Applicants are bound by the Reading Room regulations.

The Reading Room is open between 1pm and 5pm, Monday to Friday, during the University semesters (dates available here) and researchers can visit by prior appointment outside these times; Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Please email us to arrange a visit or if you have any queries: libraryenquiries@brookes.ac.uk

Other Finding Aids

Please use the Library Catalogue, available at www.brookes.ac.uk/library, to search for items in this collection.

Custodial History

Collection from the local RIBA group (Royal Institute of British Architects) and local members. The collection was housed in the School of Architecture before moving to the library in 1986.

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