Linfoot, Edward Hubert, 1905-1982 (mathematician and astronomer)
- Existence: 1905 - 1982
Edward Hubert Linfoot (1905-82), mathematician and researcher in optics; Lecturer in Mathematics, Bristol University, 1932-48; and Assistant Director and John Couch Adams Astronomer at the University Observatory, Cambridge, 1948-70.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The collection is comprised of biographical papers, wartime and post-war research files (including research papers relating to work on Meniscus Schmidt and related optical systems), papers concerning work for consultancies on the design of optical systems for commercial and other organisations, and drafts and related correspondence regarding publications, lectures and conferences.
Notebooks I to XIV, with VII and X missing (from before point of donation). Index covers I to XIV, but omits the missing volumes, implying that they were misplaced before it was written.