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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.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

1.77 Linear metres (27 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Eccles. a. 6, fols. 1-2].
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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

Abstract

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

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).
Title
Collections of J.O. Westwood
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom