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February 21, 2012 AT 1:09 pm

Alan Turing’s library list

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Alan Turing’s library list.

Alan Turing was in the papers this week after scientists at Kings College vindicated his 60-year-old theory of how tigers get their stripes and leopards get their spots.
So it was very timely that an old friend who teaches at Sherborne, the school Turing attended between 1928 and 1930, got in touch this morning with a new information about the computer pioneer and codebreaker’s school years.

Sherborne archivist Rachel Hassall has uncovered the list of books Turing took out from the school library while he was a pupil


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