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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

A Guardsman's Crash, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2001
Scope and Contents Photograph of Mr. R Minto falling off his horse, "Gladiator", during the Coldstream Guards' Regimental Challenge Cup Steeplechase at Warden Hill, Oxfordshire in the early/mid 20th century.

Folio B, c1669-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: Most of the scientific content of Folio B comes from early in Gregory's career. It includes an index of later letters of John Collins (1625-1683) to James Gregorie (1638-1675), a number of Edinburgh lectures in geometry, mechanics, and optics, and some tables and manuscript pieces of 'Elementa Catoptricae et Dioptricae', the 'Institutes of Astronomy', and the 'Elementa...

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume Dc.1.61: Series Coll-33/Folio C
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...

Folio E, c1692-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E
Scope and Contents The constitution of the Folio E papers of David Gregory follows: The documents' order is random, but the collection has several foci. One is David Gregory the academic's need for books. Numerous shopping lists for titles abroad reflect this, (one of which also includes a requirement for tea), as do inventories of other people's libraries nearer to home. Another focus in the collection is Gregory's public role...

Incidents of the New College and Magdalen Point-To-Point Steeplechase, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2281
Scope and Contents Photographs of two horses and their riders jumping fences during the strangers' race at the New College and Magdalen point-to-point steeplechase in the early 20th century. The top photograph shows the winner Mr. C. W. Bennet on Heiress going over the last fence; while the bottom photographer shows Mr. M. Bucknall badly thrown from his horse, Bangle, as they both fall over at one of the fences during the race.

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.

Letter to 'a Professor ' from Sir Hugh Percy Allen, 17 January 1943

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2002
Scope and Contents Letter, 17 January 1943, Oxford, Hugh Allen to ' a Professor '. Regret that the recipient will not join the Tovey memorial committee, and a discussion of Tovey's written works. Holograph signed.

Letter to Donald Tovey from Marga Denecke, 10 November 1922

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1065
Scope and Contents Letter, 10 November 1922, Oxford, Marga Denecke to Donald Tovey. Inviting Tovey to Oxford and suggesting that he perform a recital. Holograph signed.

Letter to Donald Tovey from Marga Denecke, 22 December 1921

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1066
Scope and Contents Letter, 22 December 1921, Oxford, Marga Denecke to Donald Tovey. Offering to help Tovey over a situation concerning Moor and the Aeolian company. Holograph signed.

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from Margaret Denecke, c 08 May 1940

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2128
Scope and Contents Letter, 8 May [n.y], Oxford, Margaret Denecke to Mary Grierson. Praising Grierson's biography of Tovey. Holograph signed.