Comrie, Leslie John, 1893 - 1950 (astronomer and mathematician)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Two letters from L.J. Comrie regarding a B.A.A. calculating machine and the fate of copies of Comrie's 1923 thesis on planetary occultations.
Correspondence and articles on L.J. Comrie's attempt to publish 7- and 8- figure tables of the trigonometrical functions for every second of arc.
A reprint of two published papers by Porter's colleagues from 'Memoirs of the British Astronomical Association', Vol. 30, Part 3, including forewords by Porter: L.J. Comrie, 'Phenomena of Saturn's Satellites' (pp. 97-106), and A.E. Levin, 'Mutual Eclipses and Occultations of Jupiter's Satellites' (pp. 149-183).
Correspondence, tables, notes and reproductions from articles and published works regarding the calendar. The correspondence includes copies of two letters from J.K. Fotheringham to Dr Comrie, 3 and 23 August 1935, regarding the rule for Easter.
Undated machine-generated tabulated figures entitled 'Sixth Difference Table', apparently generated by L.J. Comrie's machines.