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Turnbull, Herbert Westren, 1885-1961 (mathematician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1885 - 1961

Biography

Herbert Westren Turnbull (1885-1961), mathematician, was born in Wolverhampton and attended Trinity College, Cambridge, taking the Mathematics Tripos. He was a fellow of St John's College, Oxford, from 1919 to 1926. Turnbull made important contributions in the field of algebra. His works include The mathematical discoveries of Newton (1945).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence and papers, 1936-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214
Scope and Contents

Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)

Dates: 1936-1968
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

Herbert Westren Turnbull: Notebooks and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8432
Scope and Contents

Notebooks, correspondence and notes on mathematical subjects.

Dates: 1904-1943 (Circa)
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

Letter to Lord Macclesfield from H.W. Turnbull, 25 September 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/1/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Catalogues and booklists from the library at Shirburn Castle, and William Jones's will.

Dates: 25 September 1949
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.
 File

The Hill, Millom, Cumberland, 2 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/63
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)

Dates: 2 Mar 1955
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

Turnbull's notes cross-referencing items in the collection to those in earlier catalogues, c 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/1/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Catalogues and booklists from the library at Shirburn Castle, and William Jones's will.

Dates: c 1950
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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