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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

Postcard to Sophie Weisse from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, 12 May 1895

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2683
Scope and Contents

Postcard, 12 May 1895, Oxford, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Indicating the timing of several works and informing Miss. Weisse that Brahms has accepted honorary membership of the musical club. Photocopy of Holograph signed.

Dates: 12 May 1895

Quarto A, c1680-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/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships,...
Dates: c1680-c1708

Queries to My Lord Tarbat from Mr Lloyd of Oxon, after 1690

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [38.2]
Scope and Contents

An Oxford colleague's list of questions about resources for Irish studies in Scotland, probably for remanding by Gregory to his old ally in the Edinburgh Visitation troubles, "My Lord Tarbat", who was George Mackenzie, Viscount Tarbat, first Earl of Cromarty.

Dates: after 1690

Quo ad D.G. spectant in Pitcarnii Probl. de inventoribus, after August 1688

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [42]
Scope and Contents Commentary on Archibald Pitcairne's Edinburgh edition of Solutio Problematis de Historicis; seu de Inventoribus Dissertatio, (1688) of which an enlarged edition appeared at Leiden in 1693. This tract made Pitcairne's subsequent medical career on the continent for its vindication of the claims of William Harvey to the discovery of the circulation of the blood. It contains other things as well, notably the first public presentation of Gregory's second method of...
Dates: after August 1688

Telegram to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Marga Denecke et al., c1920

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2672
Scope and Contents

Telegram, [n.d] Oxford, Marga Deneke et al. to Donald Tovey. ' Variations great performance great reception large audience'. Transcript.

Dates: c1920

Telegram to Sophie Weisse from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, 21 March 1896

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2761
Scope and Contents

Telegram, 21 March 1896, Oxford, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. ' Sorry cannot come till Monday Donald'. Typescript copy.

Dates: 21 March 1896

Undergrad's Remarkable Spill, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1990
Scope and Contents

Photograph showing the horse, "Lucky Lad", and his jockey, J.A.G. Emmet taking a spill at the water jump during the steeplechase at Oxford whch was the first of the 'Oxford "grinds"'.

Dates: 1870s-1930s