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Collections Relating to Natural History Societies by F.A. Bellamy


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A collection of 12 volumes of letters and notices, 1887-1913, 'relating to the Oxfordshire Natural History Society (known as the Asmolean Natural History Society from 1901) and to the Midland Nat. Hist. Societies', which had been preserved by F.A. Bellamy for record purposes. It formed the material upon which he wrote the historical account of the society, 1880-1905 (see Publication Note).


  • Creation: 1887-1913


12 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 316].

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MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 316-327

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13255

Biographical / Historical

Frank Arthur Bellamy (fl 1870-1930) was a pharmacist.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by F.A. Bellamy in 1914.


Frank Arthur Bellamy, A historical account of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire, 1880-1905 (Oxford : Published by the author, 1908).
Collections Relating to Natural History Societies by F.A. Bellamy
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom