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Papers of the Ashmolean Society, 1828-1901, the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club (O. N. H. S.), 1880-1901, and the Ashmolean Natural History Society (A. N. H. S.), 1901-84

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The collection consists of: Minutes, correspondence, accounts and papers of the Ashmolean Society, 1828-1901; minutes, correspondence and papers of the O.N.H.S., 1880-1901; minutes, correspondence, accounts and papers of the A.N.H.S., 1901-84.

Dates

  • 1828-1984

Extent

8.47 Linear metres (76 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. d. 705, pp. 1-2 or Dep. d. 708, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Dep. c. 650-662, c. 778, d. 705-744, d. 812 e. 306-308; MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 316-327, 673/1-2, 893-896, e. 606

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6967, 13255, 13559, 15653, 15658

Overview

Records of the Ashmolean Society, 1828-1901, the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club (O. N. H. S.), 1880-1901, and the Ashmolean Natural History Society (A. N. H. S.), formed by amalgamating the two societies, 1901-84.

Biographical / Historical

The Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire is a History Society in Oxford. It was established as the Ashmolean Society in 1828 and was merged with the Oxfordshire Natural History Society in 1901.The objective of the Society is to encourage an interest in Natural History, and further faciliate conservation and study of Natural History.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items shelf-marked Dep. were deposited by the Ashmolean Natural History Society, 1978-9, 1981, 1990. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 316-27, 673/1-2 were given to the Library by Mr. F.A. Bellamy in 1914 and 1918; and MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 893-6, e. 606 were purchased from Robin Waterfield Ltd. of Oxford, 1981.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of the Ashmolean Society, 1828-1901, the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club (O. N. H. S.), 1880-1901, and the Ashmolean Natural History Society (A. N. H. S.), 1901-84
Status
Completed
Date
2002
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom