Collection Level Description: Collections of J.O. Westwood
Reference: 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
Title: Collections of J.O. Westwood
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 27 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English and French
John Obediah Westwood (1805-1893) was an entomologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Collections of J.O. Westwood relating to ecclesiastical antiquities and collections of his niece Emma Swann, relating to fonts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library in 1930.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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.
Related Units of Description
See also Papers of J.O. Westwood.
Swann | Emma | fl 1884-1892 | Antiquary
Westwood | John Obadiah | 1805-1893 | Entomologist and Antiquary
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