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Collection Level Description: Papers deposited by the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society

Reference: Dep. b. 137-9, c. 273-7, d. 219-26, e. 65
Title: Papers deposited by the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society
Dates of Creation: [c.1769-1907]
Extent: 17 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



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 (OAHS) when it merged with The Oxfordshire Archaeological Society.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers containing material relating to heraldry, and plans, lectures, notes, drawings, tracings and photographs relating to various places.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited by the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society in 1967.

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Heraldry

Oxford Architectural and Historical Society

Great Britain | Topography


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