Category Archives: Topical Collections

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Landmarks of Science

Until May, 2013, the History of Science Collections hosted the production of Landmarks of Science, a microform collection sponsored by Readex (a division of Newsbank), photographed and cataloged in the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries … Continue reading

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Baroillet manuscript, Cryptography collection

This recently-acquired manuscript is a report to the French Ministry of War about methods of encryption, composed circa 1790: BAROILLET. Rapport du Comité des Fortifications, sur une méthode d’écrire en chiffres et sur l’instrument approprié à cet objet, proposés par … Continue reading

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Microform collections

Microforms are a researcher’s best-kept secret. Although often overlooked, they contain as many books as the Collections’ physical rare book holdings, as well as unpublished papers from major archives around the world. For example, who would have guessed that one … 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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