County Coordinator: Dr Roger Hutchins
An overview of Astronomy in Oxfordshire – Dr Roger Hutchins
The Bodleian Library – Main Enquiry Desk, Bodleian Library, Oxford University Library Services, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG (Email. firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.com).
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; firstname.lastname@example.org) – 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)