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Turnbull, Herbert Westren, 1885-1961 (mathematician)



  • Existence: 1885 - 1961


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).

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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)
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