Records of Oxford University Newman Society

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      GB 161 Dep. b. 253, c. 818-30, d. 827-36, e. 389-92
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Scope and Content

The records of the Society consist of minute books, constitutional papers, officers' papers, correspondence, accounts, membership lists, photographs, a visitors' book, newsletters, and termcards.

Administrative / Biographical History

Oxford University Newman Society is a Catholic student society. It was founded in 1878 as the Catholic Club but was later renamed the Newman Society in honour of John Henry Newman (1801-1890), Cardinal.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the Secretary of the Oxford University Newman Society in 1995.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library. The description is also available online on the Society's web site (".

Related Material

See also Records of Oxford University Clubs and Societies (Dep. c. 803-5, c. 954, d. 888-93, e. 461; MSS. Eng. c. 2276, c. 6770-81, c. 6783, c. 6794, d. 3361-75, d. 3401-3, d. 3528, d. 3543-4; Welsh c. 7-8).