Category Archives: Finding aids

Capstone in the Collections: Promoting Undergraduate Research Across the Curriculum

by JoAnn Palmeri Are you a faculty member who wants to promote use of primary sources and unique materials in capstone projects, research papers, and class assignments? If so, please come to an Information Session to learn more about the Special Collections housed … Continue reading

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What is the oldest book in the History of Science Collections? The Collections hold manuscripts written before Gutenberg inaugurated the age of printing ca. 1454, but the oldest printed book in the Collections dates from 1467. Works printed up through … Continue reading

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Manuscripts in the Collections

This list of manuscripts in the History of Science Collections, arranged chronologically by date of original composition, includes only manuscript books, not handwritten letters or archives. They are written on vellum, paper and rice-paper, in Arabic, English, French, Japanese, Latin, … Continue reading

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Drawing perspective

Welcome to the blog of the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries. This blog will keep you informed about special events, current exhibits, research tips, who we are, images recently digitized, recent acquisitions, archives, manuscripts, photographs, … Continue reading

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