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WordPress

This website uses WordPress to manage the main (non-database) site pages, including the blog. We are using our own child theme based on the WordPress Twenty Eleven theme.

Online Heritage Resource Manager

This website uses the Online Heritage Resource Manager to create and manage the database pages. The Online Heritage Resource Manager is a tool developed by the eScholarship Research Centre at the University of Melbourne.

Banner Image Credits

The images used in the banner across the site and on the database pages are from the collection of the University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections, as follows:


Detail from Buffon, 1749


Detail from Comstock, 1903


Detail from Descartes, 1644


Detail from Hutton, 1795


Detail from Kircher, 1667


Detail from Lavoisier, 1789


Detail from Flammarion, 1888