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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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Oxford Women in Computing: An Oral History Project

Oral history interviews with 10 women involved in the research, teaching and service provision of computing at the University of Oxford, between the 1950s and 1990s.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks (12 digital shelfmarks; 25 digital items)
Dates: 16 May 2018-17 Oct 2018
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Papers of Sydney Chapman, FRS

Correspondence and papers of Professor Sydney Chapman, FRS, mathematician and geophysicist, (1888-1970).
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 851 (formerly C.S.A.C 11/5/74)
Extents: 76 Leaves
Dates: 1962-1973
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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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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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Indexed names
Benjamin | Thomas Brooke | 1929-1995 | mathematician and physicist 1
Bradley | James | 1693-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | née Milbanke | Baroness Wentworth 1
Chapman | Sydney | Professor | 1888-1970 | mathematician and geophysicist 1
Fairfax | Sir | Henry | 1790-1860 | 1st Baronet 1
Fairfax | Sir | William George | 1739-1813 | Knight | Vice Admiral 1
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
King | Ada Augusta | 1815-1852 | née Byron | mathematician, wife of 1st Earl Lovelace 1
King | William | 1805-1893 | 1st Earl of Lovelace 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
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