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Charles Babbage: mathematical and scientific notebooks and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8705


  • Creation: 1806-1878 (Circa)


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8 archive box(es) (8 boxes)

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Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue. There is also a more detailed entry in the main catalogue.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Scientific Periodicals Library, Cambridge, 1989.


For information on other papers of Babbage see The manuscript papers of British scientists 1600-1840 (Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Guides to sources for British history), 1982.
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Repository Details

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