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Collection Level Description: Records of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society

Reference: Dep. c. 586-94, c. 600, d. 510-56, d. 558-60, e. 263-8, f. 59-64
Title: Records of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society
Dates of Creation: 1835-1969
Extent: 72 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

Minute books, accounts, correspondence and papers of the Society.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited by the committee of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society, 1978-9.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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Related Units of Description

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Access Points

Architecture

Local history

Oxford Architectural and Historical Society

Oxfordshire (England)


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