Oxford Architectural and Historical Society Notes
Notes by Rev. F.H. Woods of the Rectory, Bainton, Driffield, and by others, of restorations of churches in the neighbourhood of Oxford, as part of an enquiry carried out by a committee of the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, appointed in 1870. The notes are made in exercise books and on the margins of Parker's Guide to the Architectural Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Oxford, and are arranged under Deaneries.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 90].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 90-93
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10138
Biographical / Historical
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.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 35404-7.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was presented to the Library by Rev. F.H. Woods in 1911.
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