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Collection Details


Collection Name: John Shirley Papers related to Thomas Harriot
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/shirley.htm
Description: The John Shirley Papers related to Thomas Harriot consist of 22 linear feet of manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, maps, audio-tapes, microfilms, notebooks, clippings, and other material related to British mathematician, astronomer, and scientist Thomas Harriot, all of which was collected by American scholar and educator John Shirley. Materials related to Shirley's other professional work are also included. The collection spans the dates ca. 1590- 1621, 1947-1988 and is divided into six series: Harriot research material, works by Shirley on Harriot, Harriot seminars and symposiums, Shirley correspondence regarding Harriot, Harriot manuscripts, and Shirley professional material not related to Harriot.
Broad Subjects: Biography; Environment
ASP Subjects: Earth sciences; Land use; Land use--Planning; Letters; Literature; Science--Research; United States
Other Subjects: Thomas Harriot
Collection Code: OHC0004913