County Coordinator: Dr Roger Hutchins

email: roger.hutchins@btinternet.com

An overview of Astronomy in Oxfordshire – Dr Roger Hutchins



Astronomy Groups

Useful addresses

The Bodleian Library

Main Enquiry Desk, Bodleian Library, Oxford University Library Services, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG (reader.services@ouls.ox.ac.uk; tel. 01865 277162 )

The library Archive holds those of the University Observatory 1875 onwards, and various correspondences of the University’s astronomers. The Library holds the Radcliffe Trust Records with a wealth of material relating to the Radcliffe Observatory 1772-1935 (Keeper of the Archive: Mr Simon Bailey enquiries@oua.ox.ac.uk ).

Oxfordshire Record Office

St. Lukes Church, Temple Rd, Oxford, OX4 2HT (01865 398200)

Oxford Local Studies

Oxfordshire Studies, Central Library, Westgate, Oxford, OX1 1DJ (01865 815749;  oxfordshire.studies@oxfordshire.gov.uk )

A rich collection, excellent facilities, skilled staff. But there are threats of reduced days open, or merger with ORC, so essential to check before visiting.

Oxfordshire Society for Family History

Highly organised, friendly and helpful (www.ofhs.org.uk)

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