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  • Author(s):
    Patrick Milhoan
    Abstract:

    Over the past 20 years, the creation of databases of digitized climate records have made invaluable resources available to study climate change. Beginning in 2000, NOAA’s Climate Database Modernization Program digitized climate related records resulting in the creation of 56 million climate-related images. The Climatological Database for the World’s Oceans (CLIWOC) project digitized and transcribed ships’ logbooks that recorded weather data during their voyages. These entries provide rese…

    Date Created:
    2019-06-19
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    Presentation
  • Author(s):
    Laura Fuderer
    Abstract:

    This is a PDF of the website “Inter Folia Fructus: Recent Acquisition in Medieval British Studies.” Originally created as a counterpart to a physical exhibit in the Rare Books and Special Collection Exhibit Room in 1999, this website provides digital access to the bibliographic information and some digital images.

    Date Created:
    2020-03-13
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    Public
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    Document
  • Author(s):
    Christoph Clavius
    Abstract:

    The Opera Mathematica of Christoph Clavius was compiled in 1611-1612 and contains works within the fields of both pure and applied mathematics. One of the most famous selections from this set is, of course, Clavius exposition of the Gregorian calendar. Except for the Commentary on Theodosius (1721) and the Commentary on John of Holywood’s Spheres (1784), however, there are no English translations of Clavius’ works. As Fr. MacDonnell wrote in 2001, “He was considered an illustrious mathemati…

    Date Created:
    2014-12-02
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  • Abstract:

    The Badin Bible, a 1790 Mathew Carey Douay-Rheims Bible in English published in Philadelphia, was acquired by the Special Collections department of the Hesburgh Libraries in July 2014. The Bible was likely a gift from Bishop John Carroll to Stephen Badin on the occasion of his ordination to the priesthood in 1793. Badin later served as a missionary in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan. He ministered to Native Americans in northern Indiana, and purchased the land that now is the Univer…

    Date Created:
    2014-11-05
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    Public
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    Document