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Hardy, Godfrey Harold, 1877-1947 (mathematician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1877 - 1947

Biography

Godfrey Harold Hardy (1877-1947) was educated at Cranleigh, Winchester, and Trinity College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow in 1900. He became Cayley lecturer in mathematics at Cambridge in 1914, and Savilian professor of geometry at Oxford, 1920. From 1931 to 1932 he was Sadleirian professor of pure mathematics at Cambridge. Hardy produced much of his work in collaboration with other mathematicians, notably J.E. Littlewood. His works include A course of pure mathematics (1908), An introduction to the theory of numbers (1938, with E.M. Wright), and Divergent series (1949). He also contributed to the field of genetics by a developing a law that described how the proportions of dominant and recessive genetic traits would be propagated in a large population.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Albert Ingham: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8377
Scope and Contents

The principal part of the collection comprises two copies of The distribution of prime numbers: a manuscript version of 274 pages, and a printed version produced by Cambridge University Press, containing inserted notes. The rest of the collection is comprised of correspondence and a photograph of G.H. Hardy.

Dates: circa 1925-1932
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 File

G.H. Hardy and J.E. Littlewood: Papers on Waring's problem, 1919-1921 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6983
Scope and Contents

Drafts for publication, written in the hand of G.H. Hardy, 104 folios: 1. A new solution of Waring's Problem. 2. Some problems of 'Partitio Numerorum': I. 3. Some problems of 'Partitio Numerorum': II.

Dates: 1919-1921 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

G.H. Hardy and S. Ramanujan: 'Asymptotic Formulae in Combinatory Analysis', 1916 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6982
Scope and Contents

A draft for publication, written in the hand of G.H. Hardy, 108 folios.

Dates: 1916 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Fonds

Godfrey Harold Hardy: Mathematical Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6982-6983
Scope and Contents

Drafts for publication in the hand of Hardy.

Dates: 1916-1921
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 File

Hardy, G.H.: Correspondence with the Press, 1913 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/5268
Scope and Contents From the Series: The correspondence comprises incoming letters, including readers' reports.This series is known as ‘author files’ because the arrangement is focused upon the individual. Some contain correspondence only. The correspondence includes readers' reports from 1913 onwards.As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.For the number of items (not the number of letters) see the number in brackets after the Former /...
Dates: 1913 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 File

Letter from G.H. Hardy, 26 Feb. 1926-26 Feb. 1946 (Circa, no year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/H/30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 26 Feb. 1926-26 Feb. 1946 (Circa, no year given)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Srinivasa Ramanujan: letters to G.H. Hardy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7011
Scope and Contents

With a covering letter from Hardy to A.F. Scholfield, Librarian.

Dates: 1913-1940 (The letters are dated 1913-1914, the covering letter is dated 1940.)
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 File

University Publisher: Correspondence with Hardy, G.H., 1936 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/3/2083
Scope and Contents

58 carbon typed letters to G.H. Hardy. Includes 3 autograph letters signed from G.H. Hardy relating to W. Rogosinski and 1 autograph letter signed relating to royalty payments. Also 1 carbon typed letter to Messrs. Barr & Co. relating to probate.

Dates: 1936 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.

Additional filters:

ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 6
University Archives (GBR/0265) 2
 
Type
Archival Object 5
Collection 3
 
Subject
Mathematics 3
 

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