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Ada Lovelace Online

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Bodleian Library at Oxford holds on deposit a remarkable archive of papers of Lord Byron and his daughter, Ada Lovelace, who is celebrated for her pioneering work on programming Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine. To mark her 200th birthday on 10 December 2015, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced a project to digitise her mathematical papers in the archive, which includes both sides of her extensive correspondence with Augustus De Morgan as well as other material that gives a fascinating insight into her journey into mathematics.

CMI has now completed the first stage of a project, by posting images and transcripts of the De Morgan correspondence and other papers.

Link to Ada Lovelace’s mathematical papers