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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1642 - 1727

Biography

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was born at Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, on 25 December 1642. He attended Grantham Grammar School, 1654-1656, before matriculating at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1661 (B.A., 1665), where he became a Fellow in 1667. In 1669 he was appointed Lucasian Professor at the university. Newton was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1672, and served as its President, 1703-1727. He was M.P. for Cambridge University, 1689 and 1701-1702. Newton's work on optics was published in 1704, and his research on the laws of motion appeared in his Principia, published in 1687. His other work included theological writings and the use of astronomy to try to amend ancient chronology. He was knighted in 1705, and died at Kensington, London, on 20 March 1727.

Found in 428 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Edmund Halley, 11 February 1696 (1696/7)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/67
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 11 February 1696 (1696/7)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Edmund Halley, 3 December 1724

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/68
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 3 December 1724
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Francis Aston, 18 May 1669

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/4
Scope and Contents

Index to volume incorrectly names recipient as John Collins.

Dates: 18 May 1669
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 18 January 1671 (1671/2)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/13
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 18 January 1671 (1671/2)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 29 January 1671 (1671/2)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/14
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 29 January 1671 (1671/2)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 10 February 1671 (1671/2)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/15
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 10 February 1671 (1671/2)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 20 February 1671 (1671/2)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 20 February 1671 (1671/2)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 6 July 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/19-20
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 6 July 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 19 June 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/21
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 19 June 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 8 July 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/22
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 8 July 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 13 July 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/24
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 13 July 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 21 September 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/27
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 21 September 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 8 March 1672 (1672/3)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/30
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 8 March 1672 (1672/3)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 5 December 1674

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/40
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 5 December 1674
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 14 December 1675

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/45
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 14 December 1675
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 21 December 1675

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/46-47
Scope and Contents

In reply to a letter from Oldenburg that answered 9597/2/18/45.

Dates: 21 December 1675
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 10 January 1675 (1675/6)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/48-49
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 10 January 1675 (1675/6)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 25 January 1675 (1675/6)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/50
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 25 January 1675 (1675/6)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 21 December 1675

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/51-52
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 21 December 1675
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 24 October 1676

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/56
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 24 October 1676
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 18 November 1676

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/60
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 18 November 1676
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to John Collins, 18 February 1669 (1669/70)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 18 February 1669 (1669/70)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to John Collins, 11 July 1670

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 11 July 1670
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Isaac Newton to John Collins, 16 July 1670

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/8
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 16 July 1670
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from Isaac Newton to John Collins, 27 September 1670

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/10
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: 27 September 1670
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.

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