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

 Person

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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Minutes of the Board of Visitors, 1710 - 1784

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/21
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Council of the Royal Society:14 December 1710: concerning a letter from the Queen, dated 12 December 1710, regarding the formation of a Board of Visitors for the Royal Observatory.30 May 1711: concerning a letter sent to the Revd John Flamsteed.16 October 1711: concerning a meeting with Flamsteed.12 June 1712: ordering a report by a 'Mathematical Instrument maker' on the number and condition of the instruments at the Royal Observatory.4...
Dates: 1710 - 1784
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1857 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/251
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from Sir J.F.W. Herschel, J. Challis, R.C. Carrington, F.A.T. Winnecke, W. De La Rue and A. de Morgan. The subjects covered include a diagram of the distribution of solar spots; a newspaper cutting from the 'Panama Star and Herald' on Jones' observations of the zodiacal light; a diagram of a bright spot on the unilluminated Moon; charts on the occultations of the Pleiades, 1857-1859; letters on ancient eclipses; a...
Dates: 1857 - 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1834 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/248
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence, 1834-1895Correspondence regarding J.C. Adams and other subjects, as follows:Index to correspondence, 1895.C. Taylor's suggestion of a memorial to J.C. Adams at Westminster Abbey, 1892.D. McAlister's proposal for a publication of J.C. Adams's papers, with lists of important correspondence, 1892-1893.Notes on correspondence in the Royal Observatory records regarding the search for Neptune, 1834.Notes from J.F.W. Hershel's...
Dates: 1834 - 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Newtoni de motu corporum liber secundus, 1670s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Dd.04.18
Scope and Contents

Newton's presentation copy of his professorial lectures. The word 'secundus' in the title is crossed through; it may have been originally intended for a second book of MS Dd.09.46, which is headed 'De motu corporum liber primus'. See also MSS Dd.09.67 and Dd.09.68.

Dates: 1670s
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Newton's 'Principia', 1765

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/223
Scope and Contents

'The first three sections of the Cambridge Edition of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia 1810', pp. 1-90, written in Latin, with annotations by Maskelyne.

Dates: 1765
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (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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Paper on mathematical problems, 1802

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/278
Scope and Contents

A mathematical paper containing problems and equations and a list of candidates for election to the Royal Society: John Jeron Schroler, Lilienthal, Bremen; Joseph (Giuseppe) Piazzi, Palermo, Sicily; Dr Olbers, Bremen; and Dr C.F. Gauss, Brunswick. There are propositions and corollaries from Newton's 'Principia', in Latin and English, and from Aristotle's 'Rhetoric', in Greek and English.

Dates: 1802
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on astronomy, physics and mathematics, 1754

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/298
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous astronomical, physical and mathematical topics, including sections on the following:1. Primary planets (23 remarks); comet tails (4 points); James Bradley's parallax: tides; centripetal forces (misbound); lunar apsides and inequalities; projectiles in a parabola (19 observations); centripetal forces (16 rules); cycloid (16 statements); capillary tubes, written in Latin; infinites (9 characteristics); propositions from Newton's 'Principia'; primary rainbows; velocity as...
Dates: 1754
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Plans for Newton monument, 1816

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/224
Scope and Contents

Plans for a proposed national monument to Sir Isaac Newton in Leicester Square, undated but possibly c. 1816.

Dates: 1816
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Scientific correspondence, 1827 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/375
Scope and Contents Airy's personal correspondence on scientific matters with, among others, F.W.A. Argelander, F. Beaufort, J.B. Biot, J.R. Hind, T. Brooke, R.C. Carrington, W. Cubitt, W. Denison, J.F. Encke, H.A.E.A. Fayé, J.D. Forbes, B.A. Gould, H. Goulbourn, J.A. Grunert, P.A. Hansen, S. Herbert, G. Fisher, U.J.J. Le Verrier, O.M. Mitchel, R. Owen, G. Peacock, C. Pritchard, K.L.C. Rümker, A. Sedgwick, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, G.G. Stokes and W. Whewell. The papers include J.C. Adams' application for a...
Dates: 1827 - 1854
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Script for 'The Night Sky in October', 1954-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/291
Scope and Contents A copy of Porter's script for 'The Night Sky in October' on cycles in nature and astronomy; Jupiter in Gemini below Castor and Pollux, its retrograde motion and opposition, and the three-fold conjunction with Uranus; finding Uranus in the night sky, the achievement of William Herschel, and the close conjunction of Jupiter and Uranus on 10 May 1955; Mercury, Venus and Saturn not visible, and the rising and setting of Mars at the time of a summer opposition; ancient astronomy and epicycles,...
Dates: 1954-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir Isaac Newton, 1712 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/12/3
Scope and Contents From the File:

For Georg von Neumayer see RGO 96/13/1.

Dates: 1712 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatise of fluxions, 1758

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/242
Scope and Contents The original manuscript of Israel Lyons' 'Treatise of Fluxions', divided into twelve sections.1. The direct method of fluxions: i. Definitions; ii. Fluxions of the sum and differences of quantities; iii. Fluxions of rectangles and powers; iv. To find the relation of the fluxion from the relation of the fluents; v. Of 2nd, 3rd and 4th fluxions.2. The inverse method of fluxions: i. Of the fluents of simple quantities; ii. Newton's binomial theorem demonstrated; iii. Demoivre's...
Dates: 1758
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatises on the Earth's motion and the stars, 1694 - 1711

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/39
Scope and Contents 'De Sole 1694 et Fixis 1695' ('Of the Sun 1694 and Fixed Stars 1695'), drafts of several treatises on the Earth's motion and work on the fixed stars, with other notes and calculations of a chiefly planetary nature. The writing is principally in Flamsteed's hand, and is mainly on the rectos, with additional notes on the versos. The volume contains 'The Inequalitys of the Earths Motion inquired and determined by J. F. from his own observations', 1694 (4v-35r); 'Caelum Britannicum. The...
Dates: 1694 - 1711
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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