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Papers of Theodore William Chaundy


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The collection consists almost entirely of lectures on mathematics delivered in the University of Oxford. Some have annotations and revisions, perhaps with a view to publication.


  • 1910-1951


9 shelfmarks

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 119].
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MS. Eng. misc. b. 119-127

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13607

Biographical / Historical

Theodore William Chaundy, 1889-1966, was an English mathematician who introduced the Burchnall-Chaundy theory. He attended Oxford High School for Boys and read mathematics at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1910 he was appointed Lecturer in Mathematics at Christ Church; from 1912-1947 he served as an Official Student and Tutor in Mathematics. He was University Lecturer in Mathematics, 1927-1947, and University Reader in Mathematics, 1947-1956.

His publications include The Differential Calculus (1935), The Printing of Mathematics (1954), and Elementary Differential Equations (1969).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers, which cover the years 1910 - 1951, were received from Mrs. Chaundy.
Papers of Theodore William Chaundy
Lawrence Mielniczuk
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom