Papers of Miles Bland

Scope and Content

Notebooks on mathematical, classical, and theological subjects; notes on examinations; printed books.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miles Bland was born in Sedbergh in 1786. He attended Sedbergh School before entering St John's College, where he graduated BA, as second wrangler, in 1808. Bland was elected to a Fellowship of the College in the same year, and later became Tutor, Moderator and Public Examiner in Mathematics. He published various Biblical commentaries and mathematical textbooks, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquaries, and the Royal Astronomical Society. He died in 1867.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Note

Miles Bland was born in Sedbergh in 1786. He attended Sedbergh School before entering St John's College, where he graduated BA, as second wrangler, in 1808. Bland was elected to a Fellowship of the College in the same year, and later became Tutor, Moderator and Public Examiner in Mathematics. He published various Biblical commentaries and mathematical textbooks, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquaries, and the Royal Astronomical Society. He died in 1867.

Preferred citation: St John's College Library, Papers of Miles Bland

Archivist's Note

28 Aug 2007

Additional Information

Published