James Murray

I’m going to post photos so we get an idea about James Murray and the development of the dictionary.

OED: An original copy of the 1879 appeal

OED: A Chronology of the dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries Blog: A letter from Dr Murray

OED: A History of the Contributors 

 

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May Book: The Professor and the Madman

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The book for May is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester. The discussion will be May 22nd (due to the holiday) in the usual time and place.

If you have a friend who wants to join the discussion they can pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk on the library’s 1st floor.

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