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Collection Level Description: Photocopies of Thomas Harriot Manuscripts

Reference: Dep. b. 178-183, c. 431
Title: Photocopies of Thomas Harriot Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) was a mathematician and astronomer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Photocopies of manuscripts and other material by and relating to Thomas Harriot.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photocopies were deposited by the Thomas Harriot Editorial Committee, November 1972.

Access Conditions

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Reproduction Restrictions

Copying of the British Library material can only be carried out with the permission of the British Library.

Existence/Location of Originals

The photocopies are taken mainly from British Library, Manuscript Collections Ref: Harleian MS. 6083; Add. MSS. 6782-89.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Access Points



Harriot | Thomas | 1560-1621 | Mathematician and Astronomer

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