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Collections of J.O. Westwood


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Collections of J.O. Westwood relating to ecclesiastical antiquities and collections of his niece Emma Swann, relating to fonts.


  • 19th cent.


27 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. eccles. a. 6].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13463

Biographical / Historical

John Obediah Westwood (1805-1893) was an entomologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1930.

Related Materials

See also Papers of J.O. Westwood (MSS. Top. Anglesey a. 1; Top. Breconshire a. 1; Top. Caermarthenshire a. 1; Top. Caernarvonshire a. 1; Top. Denbighshire a. 1; Top. Flintshire a. 1; Top. gen. a. 3; Top. Glamorgan a. 1-2; Top. Ireland a. 5; Top. Man a. 1; Top. Merioneth a. 1; Top. Monmouthshire a. 1; Top. Pembrokeshire a. 1; Top. Scotland a. 1; Top. Wales a. 1, Top. Wales d. 1-5).
Collections of J.O. Westwood
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom