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Nuffield College Library at Oxford Open Doors 2015

On Saturday the 12th of September, Nuffield College Library was open to the public as part of the Oxford Open Doors weekend. Visitors were free to explore the library and learn about our work. There was an exhibition by Library … Continue reading

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Lord Nuffield’s role in the development of Oxford’s bus network

William Morris, Lord Nuffield, was well known as an industrialist and manufacturer of cars in Oxford, but did you know that he played a pivotal role in the establishment of Oxford’s bus service? In 1912, Oxford’s public transport network consisted … Continue reading

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Morris Motors Centenary

Friday 29th March 2013 is the centenary of the first Morris car rolling off the production line at the Cowley Plant in Oxford. The owner of Morris Motors was one Lord Nuffield, born William Richard Morris, lifelong philanthropist and founder … Continue reading

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