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Notes on lectures by Monro.
Sketch of the life and work of A. M. Liapounov by B.M. Lyapunov, which appeared in the Reports of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1930, with related works, translated into English by A. J. Pressland, 89 folios: (fo. 1) the Russian Academy sketch; (fo. 46) lecture by A. M. Liapunov 'On the form of celestial bodies'; (fo. 77) obituary notice for Liapounov. Contributors include A. J. Pressland.
Notebooks describing experiments carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory: Box 1: to 1900 Box 2: 1902-1905 Box 3: 1906-1922 Box 4: 1911-1934
Contains material relating to family history (MS Add. 10214/1) and letters (MS Add. 10214/2) including:
hints for an excursion letter to Monsieur Verrier, 1864; letters to Professor Sedgwick, 1846-1847; letters to daugther and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Routh 1866-1884; notes written by Hilda Routh 1898; postcard to S.W. Coles 1940.
A fair copy of a Catalogue of Stars Visible on the Horizon of Calcutta, drawn up by J. W. F. Herschel to accompany the ten feet reflecting telescope sent to his relations including medical doctor, Duncan Stewart, eldest brother of Lady Margaret Herschel, employed by the East India Company, 1825-1855.
Mechanical Sciences Tripos notebooks compiled by James Stuart Glass of Queens' College, Cambridge.
138 folios. Fos 2, 3, 13-22, 26-33, 46-54, 63-67, 74 and 92-138 are blank. On fo. 1v: 'F. W. Lodington Ex dono J. Speare 1816'.
Comprised of brief Biographical materials, a substantial number of items related to Wiseman's research at the University Mathematical Laboratory in Cambridge, material related to Lectures and Publications, materials related to Visits and Conferences, documentation of Wiseman's involvement in Societies and Organisations, material related to Wiseman's two Consultancy companies, and some of Wiseman's correpondence.
Vol. 2, 1867.
Comprises: personal and biographical papers, including honours, appointments and life-history; papers relating to WiSETI (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative) and other related initiatives to promote women in SET; papers relating to talks, lectures and overseas trips on the topic of women in science; notes for Part II Zoology lectures; correspondence; interview with Pamela Smith for 'Women at Cambridge' event; photographs.
A series of four letters, including some calculation tables, written by Gabriel Morris to the Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes (1684?-1756), discussing the extent of various eclipses, with mention of Edmund Halley.
Includes correspondence, field notebooks, material relating to Bateson's career, lecture notes, material relating to the University of Cambridge, papers documenting various scientific debates, draft publications, lectures, material relating to societies and organisations and photographs.
The papers are not extensive, relating essentially to the development of the EDSAC computer, 1947-1949, and include framed photographs of the machine and of its first printout in 1947.
- Science 15
- Astronomy 4
- Anatomical science 2
- Computer science 2
- Experiments 2
- Women 2
- Archive education 1
- Archive science 1
- Art 1
- Book collecting 1
- Botany 1
- Calcutta 1
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire 1
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England 1
- Cambridgeshire 1
- Data processing 1
- Eclipses 1
- Ecology 1
- Gender roles 1
- Genetics 1
- Hastings 1
- Higher science education 1
- Historians 1
- Literature 1
- London, England 1
- Magazines 1
- Mathematics 1
- Mechanical science 1
- Medical treatments 1
- Medicine 1
- Metric system 1
- Metrology 1
- Museums 1
- Natural philosophy 1
- Norwich 1
- Ornithology 1
- Palaeography 1
- Psychology 1
- Russia 1
- Science education 1
- Scientific innovations 1
- Spilsby, Lincolnshire 1
- Surgery 1
- Telex 1
- Thermodynamics 1
- Zoology 1 ∧ less
- German 1
- University of Cambridge 4
- Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642-1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician) 2
- University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory 2
- Addenbrooke's Hospital 1
- Airy, Sir George Biddell, 1801-1892 (Knight and astronomer) 1
- Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871 (mathematician) 1
- Bateson, William, 1861-1926 (biologist) 1
- Bedford, Thomas George, b 1875 (physicist) 1
- Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (astronomer) 1
- Galbraith, Vivian Hunter, 1889-1976 (historian) 1
- Glass, James Stuart, fl 1943-1947 (student at Queens' College) 1
- Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742 (astronomer) 1
- Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, 1792-1871 (Knight, astronomer) 1
- Humphry, Sir George Murray, 1820-1896 (Knight, surgeon) 1
- Liapounov, Boris Mikhailovich, 1862-1943 (linguist) 1
- Macalister, Alexander, 1844-1899 (Professor of Anatomy and surgeon) 1
- Macartney, James, 1770-1843 (anatomist) 1
- Monro, Alexander, 1697-1767 (physician) 1
- Morris, Gabriel, fl 1732 1
- Oschinsky, Dorothea, 1910-95 (historian and teacher) 1
- Parkin, Thomas, 1845-1932 (barrister at law and ornithologist) 1
- Payne, Edward, fl 1867 (editor) 1
- Peterhouse, Cambridge 1
- Power, Eileen Edna le Poer, 1889-1940 (economic historian, wife of M.M. Postan) 1
- Renwick, William, 1924-1971 (research manager) 1
- Searle, George Frederick Charles, 1864-1954 (physicist) 1
- Speare, James, 1774-1850 (clergyman) 1
- Stewart, Duncan, fl 1860 1
- Sykes, Reverend Arthur Ashley, c 1684–1756 (clergyman and religious controvertialist) 1
- Tansley, Sir Arthur George, 1871-1955 (Knight, plant ecologist) 1
- Tawney, Richard Henry, 1880-1962 (historian and political thinker) 1
- Thomson, William, 1824-1907 (Baron Kelvin of Largs, mathematician and physicist) 1
- Watt, Alexander Stuart, 1892-1985 (plant ecologist) 1
- Wiseman, Neil Ernest, 1934-1995 (computer scientist) 1 ∧ less