Papers Connected with the Principia (mostly holograph), 1686-1725
Scope and Contents
Early drafts of the Principia and related notes; additions, corrections and revisions to the Principia. This is the 'general' category: papers relating specifically to lunar theory or containing mathematical problems are classified separately.
Conditions Governing Access
Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642-1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician) (Person)