Collections of J.O. Westwood relating to ecclesiastical antiquities and collections of his niece Emma Swann, relating to fonts.
Collections of J.O. Westwood
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. eccles. a. 6, b. 41, c. 6-7, d. 8-20, e. 10-12, f. 2(R); Top. gen. d. 17-18; Top. Ireland a. 6, d. 4; Drawings gen. a. 6, c. 7
- Dates of Creation19th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and French.
- Physical Description27 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Obediah Westwood (1805-1893) was an entomologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The collection was given to the Library in 1930.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 53897-923.