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Bernard Collection

Bernard Collection
Extents: 18.04 Linear metres (164 boxes (need missing Or sm's)))
Dates: 10th-17th century
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Bradley Papers

Bradley Papers
Extents: 5.61 Linear metres (51 boxes)
Dates: 1705-1766
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Collections of Rev. John Lewis

Collections of Rev. John Lewis
Extents: 0.50 Linear metres (10 boxes)
Dates: 1701-1761
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Digby Manuscripts

Digby Manuscripts
Extents: 26.29 Linear metres (234 boxes, 5 rolls)
Dates: 9th-17th century
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Diplomas awarded to Professor James Bradley and a grant of one virgate of land and two tofts in Snareston

'Diplomas awarded to Professor James Bradley and a grant of one virgate of land and two tofts in Snareston, late 13th and 18th century.
Extents: 0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: late 13th and 18th century
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'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson...'

'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson...'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. f. 2
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: Written in A.D. 1776 by J. Ferguson
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Drafts by Robert Main of articles on astronomy

Draft by Robert Main
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 94
Extents: 676 Leaves
Dates: c. 1808-1878
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Letters to Manuel Johnson, Keeper of the Radcliffe Observatory, from fellow astronomers

Letters to Manuel Johnson, Keeper of the Radcliffe Observatory, from fellow astronomers
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5720
Extents: 144 Leaves
Dates: 1827-59
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Mary Somerville Collection

Correspondence and papers of Mary Somerville (1780-1872), science writer and mathematics expositor, and of the Somerville and related families.
Extents: 3.0 Linear metres (40 shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1778-1879; [c.1700]-1972
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Meteorological observations taken at the Clapham Observatory by Charles Pritchard

Meteorological observations taken at the Clapham Observatory by Charles Pritchard
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Surrey d. 3
Extents: 22 Leaves
Dates: Written in 1862 at Clapham by C. Pritchard
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Notes of an elementary course of Astronomical lectures

Notes of an elementary course of Astronomical lectures
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 54
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1775 by E. Garforth?
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Notes of some elementary lectures on Astronomy at Oxford

Notes of some elementary lectures on Astronomy at Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 31
Extents: 15 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1770-1780
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Papers of Stephen Peter Rigaud

Correspondence and papers of Stephen Peter Rigaud and members of his family, consisting of: Miscellaneous Rigaud family letters and papers, including copies of obituaries of Stephen Peter Rigaud, 1839 Correspondence book of Stephen Peter Rigaud Grant to Stephen Peter Rigaud of MA degree from Trinity College, Dublin, 1839 J[ohn] R[igaud], …
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1812-86
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Papers of the Oxford University Astronomical Society

Papers relating to the Oxford University Astronomical Society.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1980-1995
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Photocopies of Thomas Harriot Manuscripts

Photocopies of manuscripts and other material by and relating to Thomas Harriot.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.
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Printed and manuscript papers and correspondence of the Board of Longitude and the University of Oxford, about the publication of James Bradley's observations

Printed and manuscript papers and correspondence of the Board of Longitude and the University of Oxford, about the publication of James Bradley's observations.
Shelfmark: MS. Bradley 49
Extents: 27 Leaves
Dates: 1795
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Radcliffe Trust Archive

Archive of the Radcliffe Trust, encompassing papers relating to the Trust, its administration and estate; the Radcliffe Library, the Radcliffe Observatory, and the Radcliffe Infirmary; grants and fellowships awarded by the Trust; and manuscripts collected by the Trust and subsequently passed to the Bodleian LIbrary.
Extents: 97.10 Linear metres (802 shelfmarks)
Dates: 12th century - 2012
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Rigaud Manuscripts

Manuscripts of S.P. Rigaud, including transcripts, summaries of lectures, and papers relating to Edmond Halley.
Extents: 2.31 Linear metres (21 boxes)
Dates: 16th-19th cent.
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Savile Collection

Manuscript collections from the Savilian Library, 12th-19th century
Extents: 11.08 Linear metres (108 boxes)
Dates: 12th-19th century
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Savile Manuscripts

Savile Manuscripts
Extents: 6.72 Linear metres (62 boxes)
Dates: 15th-17th century

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Indexed names
Bradley | James | 1693-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 3
Rigaud | Stephen Peter | 1774-1839 | Astronomer 3
University of Oxford 3
Halley | Edmond | 1656-1742 | Astronomer 2
Bacon | Roger | ? 1214-1294 | philosopher 1
Bernard | Edward | 1638-1696 | Astronomer and Scholar 1
Board of Longitude | 1713-1828 1
Bradley | James | 1692-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | née Milbanke | Baroness Wentworth 1
Digby | Sir | Kenelm | 1603-1665 | Knight | Author Naval Commander and Diplomat 1
Fairfax | Sir | Henry | 1790-1860 | 1st Baronet 1
Fairfax | Sir | William George | 1739-1813 | Knight | Vice Admiral 1
Ferguson | James | 1710-1776 | Astronomer 1
Garford | Edmund | fl 1770-1780 | student of University College, Oxford 1
Garforth | E | fl. 1775 1
Greig | Agnes | c.1808-1874 | née Graham | wife of Woronzow Greig 1
Greig | Woronzow | 1805-1865 | barrister 1
Harriot | Thomas | 1560-1621 | Mathematician and Astronomer 1
Johnson | Manuel John | 1805-1859 | astronomer 1
King | Ada Augusta | 1815-1852 | née Byron | mathematician, wife of 1st Earl Lovelace 1