Oxford University Socratic Club minute books

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
2016



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Oxford University Socratic Club minute books

1944-1960

Abstract:
Oxford University Socratic Club minute books, 1944-1960.

Extent: 0.5 Linear metres, 3 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Organisational History

The Oxford University Socratic Club ran from 1941-1972 as a group which ran forums that discussed religion and followed the practices of Socrates. C.S. Lewis spoke at debates in 1944 and 1948.

Scope and Content

Oxford University Socratic Club minute books, 1944-1960

Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 5 Sep 2005.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7882

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Oxford University Socratic Club | 1941-1972 | university club

Subject(s)

University of Oxford -- Students

Descriptive List

‘O.U. Socratic Club. Minutes Book. No. I'
Date: 1944-1950
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7882
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 330 pages

‘Minutes Book of O.U. Socratic Club. No. 2. (From May 8th. 1950.)’
Date: 1950-1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7883
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 277 pages

Loose leaves removed from the minute books
Date: 1944-1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7884
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 58 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 1-17) loose leaves removed from ‘O.U. Socratic Club. Minutes Book. No. I’, including (fols. 4-15) a typescript of the minutes of meetings 2,3,4 and 6 of Michaelmas Term, 1948

(fols. 18-58) loose leaves removed from ‘Minutes Book of O.U. Socratic Club. No. 2. (From May 8th. 1950.)’, including:


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