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Archive of Theodore William Chaundy

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The collection consists of lectures on mathematics delivered by T. W. Chaundy (1889-1971) as lecturer and reader at Oxford University, 1910-51, arranged alphabetically in files. Some have annotations and revisions, perhaps with a view to publication.

Dates

  • 1910-1951

Extent

0.99 Linear metres (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 119, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 119-127

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13607

Abstract

Archive of Theodore William Chaundy

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).

Other Finding Aids

A fuller description and detailed index are available in the Library and at the National Register of Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers, which cover the years 1910 - 1951, were received from Mrs. Chaundy.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Theodore William Chaundy
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom