**Books:**

- D M Cannell,
*George Green : Mathematician and Physicist 1793-184 : The Background to His Life and Work*(Athlone, 1993).

**Articles:**

- P R Allaire, Where was Robert Murphy 1833-1835? Or Did Murphy Meet George Green?,
*Proceedings of Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics***15**(2002), 9-12.

- P R Allaire and R Bradley, Symbolic Algebra as a Foundation for Calculus: D. F. Gregory's Contribution,
*Historia Mathematica***29**(2002), 395-426.

- D Barry, Robert Murphy: Mathematician of True Genius,
*Mallow Field Club Journal***4**(1986), 5-11.

- N Barry, Mallow's Prodigy - Robert Murphy,
*Mallow Field Club Journal***16**(1999), 157-175.

- T Copper, Murphy, Robert (1806-1843), in S Lee (ed.),
*Dictionary of National Biography***XXXIX**(Macmillian and Co., New York, 1894), 343.

- L Creedon, Robert Murphy 1806-43, in
*K Houston (ed.), Creators of Mathematics: The Irish Connection*(University College Dublin Press, Dublin, 2001), 21-26.

- A J Crilly, Murphy, Robert (bap. 1807, d. 1843),
*Oxford Dictionary of National Biography*(Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004).

- A J Del Latto and S J Petrilli, Jr., Robert Murphy: Mathematician and Physicist,
*Loci*(September 2013).

- G Long, Murphy, Robert, in
*The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge***II**(1846), 337-338.

- E Koppelman, The calculus of operations and the rise of abstract algebra,
*Archive for History of Exact Sciences*8 (1971-2), 155-242.

- S S Petrova, The Origin of the Linear Operator Theory in the Works of Servois and Murphy,
*History and Methodology of the Natural Sciences***20**(1978), 122-128.

- J C Robertson, Robert Murphy, The Mathematician,
*The Mechanics' Magazine***XLIX**(Robertson and Co., London, 1848), 354-356.

- J Venn,
*Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College, 1349-1897*,**2**(General Books LLC, 2009).

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