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Papers of Thomas Brooke Benjamin, FRS

The collection contains correspondence, mainly scientific, lecture notes, drafts of articles, and mathematical calculations, most concerning fluid dynamics. Also included are press cuttings about Benjamin, letters of congratulations on his appointment to the Sedleian chair, and material relating to the numerous societies, associations, etc. that he was involved with. The collection also contains material relating to his non-scientific interests, especially music and poetry
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1947-1995
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Papers on the reform of the calendar

Papers on the reform of the calendar, 1583
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 52
Extents: 6 Leaves
Dates: 1583
Collection

Papers relating to The British Association Mathematical Tables Committee

The collection includes Minute Books (1929-1948), Annual Reports (1896, 1923-1939, 1948 & Final Report), correspondece and papers relating to Elliptic Functions (1925-1943), correspondence and papers relating to the Cunningham Bequest (1930-1960), and miscellaneous correspondence and papers relating to the Committee.
Extents: 8 boxes
Dates: 1871-1948
Collection

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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Rough mathematical calculations by Edward Johnston, mainly of calligraphic interest

Rough mathematical calculations by Edward Johnston, mainly of calligraphic interest
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 340
Extents: 83 Leaves
Dates: 20th century
Collection

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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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
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Treatise on arithmetic by Charles Hobbs of Blackford in Wedmore, Somerset

Treatise on arithmetic by Charles Hobbs of Blackford in Wedmore, Somerset
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 591
Extents: 277 Leaves
Dates: 1761
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Treatise 'On the mathematical principles of gunnery' by William Lambton

Treatise 'On the mathematical principles of gunnery' by William Lambton
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 146
Extents: 93 Leaves
Dates: c. 1781-1782
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A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys

A volume of printed tracts on the doctrine of the Trinity, chiefly by dr. John Wallis and the rev. Edmund Elys
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. th. e. 22
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1690-1699

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Mathematics 29
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18th century 9
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19th century 5
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Astrology 2
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Indexed names
Wallis | John | 1616-1703 | Mathematician 5
University of Oxford 3
Benjamin | Thomas Brooke | 1929-1995 | mathematician and physicist 1
Bradley | James | 1693-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 1
British Association Mathematical Tables Committee 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | née Milbanke | Baroness Wentworth 1
Chapman | Sydney | Professor | 1888-1970 | mathematician and geophysicist 1
Chaundy | Theodore William | 1889-1966 | mathematician 1
Coley | Henry | 1633 - c 1695 | Mathematician 1
Coulson | Charles Alfred | 1910-1974 | mathematician, physicist, theoretical chemist, and religious writer 1
Dandridge | Catherine | fl 1869-1899 1
Dandridge | Charles | fl 1817 1
Dandridge | Edward | fl 1781-1783 1
Dandridge | George | d 1858 | Rector of Rousham 1
Dandridge | John Strange | d 1841 | Rector of Rousham 1
Dandridge | family | Rousham, Oxfordshire 1
Digges | Thomas | c. 1546-1595 | Mathematician and member of parliament 1
Elys | Reverend | Edmund | 1633-1708 | clergyman, poet, writer 1
Fairfax | Sir | Henry | 1790-1860 | 1st Baronet 1
Fairfax | Sir | William George | 1739-1813 | Knight | Vice Admiral 1
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Ferry | Georgina | b 1955 | science author, broadcaster 1
Greig | Agnes | c.1808-1874 | née Graham | wife of Woronzow Greig 1
Greig | Woronzow | 1805-1865 | barrister 1
Halley | Edmond | 1656-1742 | Astronomer 1
Harriot | Thomas | 1560-1621 | Mathematician and Astronomer 1
Herries | R S | 1860-1941 | barrister 1
Hey | John | 1734-1815 | Divine 1
Hobbs | Charles | fl. 1761 1
Johnston | Edward | 1872-1944 | Calligrapher and designer of lettering 1
Kersey | John | the elder | bap. 1616, d. 1677 | Mathematician 1
King | Ada Augusta | 1815-1852 | née Byron | mathematician, wife of 1st Earl Lovelace 1
King | William | 1805-1893 | 1st Earl of Lovelace 1
Lambton | William | 1756-1823 | Author 1
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 1
Lydyat | Thomas | d. 1646 | chronographer 1
Oathout | M. C. | fl. 1950 1
Pearson | Charles Henry | 1834-1894 | Colonial Minister and Historian 1
Pound | James | 1669-1724 | Astronomer 1
Rigaud | Stephen Peter | 1774-1839 | Astronomer 1
Savile | Sir | Henry | 1549-1622 | knight | mathematician 1
Savilian Foundation 1
Sliter | Robert | fl. 1649-1650 1
Smith | Henry John Stephen | 1826-1883 | Mathematician 1
Soddy | Frederick | 1877-1956 | chemist 1
Somerville | Mary | 1780-1872 | science writer and mathematics expositor 1
Somerville | Thomas | 1741-1830 | historian 1
Somerville | William | 1771-1860 | physician 1
Towneley | Christopher | 1604-1674 | antiquary 1
Towneley | Richard | 1629-1707 | natural philosopher 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Oxford | Savilian Library 1
World Council of Churches 1
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Language
French 4
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Latin 5
Portuguese 1