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Boerhaave Museum, Leiden

New on the website for the Department of the History of Science is a notice by Prof. Rienk Vermij on the possible closing of the Leiden Boerhaave Museum for the History of Science and Medicine. (Read more…)

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Visiting Fellow: Francesco Gerali

Francesco Gerali in the History of Science Collectionswith Ephraim Chambers, Cyclopaedia (Venice, 1748; Italian translation). Please join us in welcoming Dr. Francesco Gerali, a visiting scholar from Italy, who comes to the University of Oklahoma with a Mellon fellowship to … Continue reading

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Visiting Fellow: Deise Rodrigues

This week we welcome a visiting fellow, Deise Rodrigues, from Brazil. (“Deise” is pronounced “Daisy.”) Ms. Rodrigues is from the beautiful city of Ouro Preto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Deise is working … Continue reading

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Bibliography for the History of Science, Part 1: Basic use

To find information related to the history of science in a wide variety of academic journals and monographs, consult the Isis Bibliography for the History of Science. This remarkable project is sponsored by the international History of Science Society and … Continue reading

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Earliest published microscopic study

Galileo’s Sidereus nuncius (Venice, 1610) created an international sensation as the first published record of observations made with a telescope. Yet many people do not realize that Galileo was also involved with the first published record of observations made with … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Kate Sheppard!

Kate defended her doctoral dissertation in the Department of the History of Science on April 19, 2010. Her dissertation is entitled: The Lady and the Looking Glass: Margaret Murray’s Life in Archaeology. History of Science Department Associate Professor Katherine Pandora … Continue reading

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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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The Andrew W. Mellon Travel Fellowship program

General Information See also: FAQ | Application form | Area Attractions | Email | Through a generous endowment provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the History of Science Department and the History of Science Collections, the University of … Continue reading

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Mellon Travel Fellowships: FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Andrew W. Mellon Travel Fellowship Program See also: General information | Application form | Area Attractions | Email | Who may apply?Short-Term Travel Fellowships are available to scholars at both the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels. … Continue reading

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Images recently added

After a long hiatus, with this post we are resuming our Images recently digitized blog. That old location will not be updated. About every week or two, we’ll post here a brief notice of some of the most recent images … 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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