Oxford Architectural and History Society Notes

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notes by Rev. F.H. Woods of the Rectory, Bainton, Driffield, and by others, of restorations of churches in the neighbourhood of Oxford, as part of an enquiry carried out by a committee of the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, appointed in 1870. The notes are made in exercise books and on the margins of Parker's Guide to the Architectural Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Oxford, and are arranged under Deaneries.

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 collection was presented to the Library by Rev. F.H. Woods in 1911.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 35404-7.

Related Material

See also:

  • Papers deposited by the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society (Dep. b. 137-9, c. 273-7, d. 219-26, e. 65)
  • 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)

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