Records of Oxford University Clubs and Societies

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of various Oxford University clubs and societies, consisting of:

  • Oxford University Architectural Society, 1982-90
  • Oxford University Astronomical Society, 1980-95
  • Oxford University Boat Club, 1945-91
  • Oxford University Classical Society, 1983-93
  • Oxford University Conservative Association, 1994-5
  • Oxford University Dafydd ap Gwilym Society, 1978-94
  • Oxford University Day Training College Society, 1898-1905, 1913
  • Oxford University Democratic Socialist Club, 1940-3
  • Oxford University Independence Fund, 1967-72
  • Oxford University Japan Society, 1984-93
  • Oxford University Labour Club, 1939-99
  • Oxford University Ladies Musical Society, 1943-87
  • Oxford University Law Society, 1982-93
  • Oxford University Local History Society, 1976-86
  • Oxford Malaysian Club, 1991-3
  • Megaphone (an Oxford University student publication which was established in Hilary term, 1995), 1995-6
  • The Oxford Minuet Society, 1985-9
  • The Monarchists, 1997-8
  • Oxford University Newman Society, 1968-98
  • Oxford University Philosophical Society, 1971-80
  • Oxford University Politics Society, 1989-91
  • Oxford University Scout and Guide Group, 1983-99
  • Oxford University Socialist Society, 1915-22
  • Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles, 1979-88
  • Oxford University Swimming Club, 1998-9
  • Oxford University Theatre Fund, 1959-65
  • Oxford University Volleyball Club, 1989-94
  • Oxford University Wargames Society, 1981-92

Administrative / Biographical History

Various clubs and societies.

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

These records have been deposited in or given to the Library by Oxford University clubs and societies.

Note

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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollectionswmss/online/online.htm.

Related Material

See also:

  • Papers of the Oxford University Architectural Society (Dep. c. 613-20)
  • Papers of the Oxford University Boat Club (Dep. c. 784-96, d. 814-15, e. 383-4)
  • Papers of the Oxford University Scout and Guide Group (Dep. c. 800-2, d. 816, e. 385)
  • Records of Oxford University Newman Society (Dep. b. 253, c. 818-30, d. 827-36, e. 389-92)