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Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642 - 1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy draft letters patent allowing Professor to be an elected Fellow and under no obligation to take Holy Orders, 1675-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.XIV 278.Ev
Scope and Contents From the File:

Making a comparison of the contents with the 1798 catalogue, there are two missing items: Mr Barrow's deputation for receiving the rents of Bedworth; account of rents belonging to the Professorship.

Dates: 1675-04-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of foundation deed of the professorship, 1663 and royal confirmation with additional privileges, 1664, 1663 - 1664

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.XIV 278.Eiv
Scope and Contents From the File:

Making a comparison of the contents with the 1798 catalogue, there are two missing items: Mr Barrow's deputation for receiving the rents of Bedworth; account of rents belonging to the Professorship.

Dates: 1663 - 1664
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nomination of Isaac Newton as Lucasian Professor, 1669

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.XIV 108
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.

Dates: 1669
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notes headed 'Ex Epistola cuiusdam ad amicum' on the priority dispute with Leibniz, 1706 - 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.XIV 278.8xiii
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class:

The letters and papers relate chiefly to interests in natural philosophy and mathematics, but there are also a few on the Palatines and French codes and on family matters.
Comparing the contents with the 1798 catalogue, bundle number 12 is missing.

Dates: 1706 - 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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