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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
Collection

Additional manuscripts collected by Richard Gough

Additional manuscripts collected by Richard Gough, 1617-1801.
Extents: 0.44 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 1617-1801
Collection

Botanical Notebooks

Botanical Notebooks
Extents: 0.46 Linear metres (8 boxes)
Dates: 1710-1715
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Bradley Papers

Bradley Papers
Extents: 5.61 Linear metres (51 boxes)
Dates: 1705-1766
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Detailed notes by B. G. Niebuhr of chemistry lectures of T. C. Hope at Edinburgh University

Detailed notes by B. G. Niebuhr of chemistry lectures of T. C. Hope at Edinburgh University
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 197
Extents: 54 Leaves
Dates: 1798
Collection

Lister Manuscripts

Scientific manuscripts of Dr Martin Lister, 17th-18th century.
Extents: 5.06 Linear metres (46 boxes)
Dates: 17th-18th century
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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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Notes on materials and apparatus for alchemy by Sir Isaac Newton

Notes on materials and apparatus for alchemy by Sir Isaac Newton
Shelfmark: MS. Don. b. 15
Extents: 5 Leaves
Dates: n.d.
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Oxford science lectures

Oxford science lectures of the early 18th century, no doubt delivered in the Ashmolean Museum.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 272
Extents: 280 pages
Dates: written in the first quarter of the 18th century
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Scientific and antiquarian papers of Christopher and Richard Towneley, 17th-18th cent.

Scientific papers of Christopher and Richard Towneley relating to their work in physics, geometry and astronomy and the antiquarian papers of Christopher Towneley relating to English Roman Catholics, 17th-18th cent.
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (17 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1620-1787
Single Item

Tractatus de curatione et causis Arthritidis, scriptus ab Authore jam septuagesimum aetatis annum agente, qui et illâ [sc. arthritide] laboravit per quadraginta et sex annos

'Tractatus de curatione et causis Arthritidis, scriptus ab Authore jam septuagesimum ætatis annum agente, qui et illâ [sc. arthritide] laboravit per quadraginta et sex annos', a treatise on the gout in eleven chapters, written anonymously by the Rev. John Babb, in about 1710.
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 74
Extents: 104 pages
Dates: Written in about 1710 by J. Babb

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Indexed names
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1
Babb | John | fl. 1660-1717 | rector of Theddlethorpe 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bradley | James | 1693-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 1
Garford | Edmund | fl 1770-1780 | student of University College, Oxford 1
Garforth | E | fl. 1775 1
Godwin | Mary Jane | 1768-1841 | formerly Clairmont | nee de Vial | translator and bookseller 1
Godwin | William | 1756-1836 | philosopher and novelist 1
Godwin | family 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Lister | Martin | 1638-1712 | Zoologist 1
Newton | Sir | Isaac | 1642-1727 | Knight | Natural philosopher and mathematician 1
Niebuhr | Barthold Georg | 1776-1831 | statesman, banker, and historian 1
Shelley | Jane | d 1899 | nee Gibson | 1st wife of 3rd Baronet | x St. John 1
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 1
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 1
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 1
Shelley | family 1
Towneley | Christopher | 1604-1674 | antiquary 1