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Mathematics

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence regarding methods of establishing longitude by lunar methods other than lunar distances, 1779 - 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum experiments;...
Dates: 1779 - 1825
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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).
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De motu corporum liber primus, 1670s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.46
Scope and Contents Newton's Lucasian lectures. See also MSS Dd.04.18, Dd.09.67 and Dd.09.68.
Dates: 1670s
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).
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De motu Corporum Liber Secundus, c 1687

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3990
Scope and Contents Draft of 'De Mundi Systemate', first printed in 1731.
Dates: c 1687
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Dictata Mathematica

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8458
Scope and Contents A manuscript comprising Computus Ecclesiasticus, Introductio ad Geographiam, Tractatus de Sphoera, Epitome Astronomia, and Astrolabium sev. Plani-Sphaerium.
Dates: 1631
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).
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Draft of Newton's Letter concerning 'A Scheme of Mathematical Learning Proposed for Mr Stone's Foundation at Christ's Hospital', c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.21: 93
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers either in Newton's hand or concerning his life and work. Subjects covered include the Royal Society, education, cosmography, mechanics, mathematics, astronomy and shipbuilding.
Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Draft of Newton's Letter concerning 'A Scheme of Mathematical Learning Proposed for Mr Stone's Foundation at Christ's Hospital', c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.22: 94-101
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers either in Newton's hand or concerning his life and work. Subjects covered include the Royal Society, education, cosmography, mechanics, mathematics, astronomy and shipbuilding.
Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Drafts of an unpublished Prop. Cas. 7 of 'De quadratura curvarum', c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.8: 137-160
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Papers on infinite series, curves and fluxions, in the hands of Newton and two others.
Dates: c 1665-c 1700
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Early Paper on Fluxions, May 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.12: 197-206
Scope and Contents pp.97-98 contain unrelated notes from the mid 1670s.
Dates: May 1665-c 1700
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Edmund Hopkinson: Notes on Nicholas Saunderson's Lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9752
Scope and Contents Covers mechanicks, hydrostaticks, pneumaticks, sounds, opticks, the rainbow, astronomy and tides.
Dates: 1723
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).
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Edward Hubert Linfoot: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8726
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1920-1980 (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).
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Enumeration of Lines of the Third Order, c 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3961
Scope and Contents Papers regarding curves.
Dates: c 1706
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Fluxions, c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960
Scope and Contents Papers on infinite series, curves and fluxions, in the hands of Newton and two others.
Dates: c 1665-c 1700
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Fragments on Fluxions, c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.13: 207-228
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Papers on infinite series, curves and fluxions, in the hands of Newton and two others.
Dates: c 1665-c 1700
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Fragments on Mathematical Subjects by Cassini, Craig and Morland, c 1722

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3971.4: 77-82
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Transcripts of mathematical and astronomical letters and papers, apparently made for the use of Isaac Newton, in various hands. Included are copies of works by R.F. Slusius, Antonio Monforte, Jacques Ozanam, G.W. Leibnitz, E.W. von Tschirnhaus, Henry Oldenburg, T.F. de Lagny, G.D. Cassini, John Craig and S. Morland.
Dates: c 1722
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Fonds — Box MS Add. 8075

Francis John Welsh Whipple: Notes and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8075
Scope and Contents Observations, notes and drafts, with related correspondence.
Dates: 1844-1943
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).
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Godfrey Harold Hardy: Mathematical Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6982-6983
Scope and Contents Drafts for publication in the hand of Hardy.
Dates: 1916-1921
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).
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Gregory to Newton, 1684-1702

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: 1684-1702
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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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)
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).
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Index of Reprints, c.1925-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 8726/D.42
Scope and Contents From the Series: Publications, Lectures, and Conferences presents a chronological sequence of drafts and related correspondence. The largest body of material relates to Linfoot's unpublished book on almost periodic functions (completed at Princeton 1929-31), and comprises a typescript draft and correspondence with the Clarendon Press Oxford and colleagues in Britain, Germany and the USA. This section also includes material relating to a mathematics colloquium organised by Linfoot and H Heilbronn at Bristol in...
Dates: c.1925-1982
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).
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Integer Solutions of Quadratic Functions and Other Notes, c 1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.2: 31
Scope and Contents Includes notes of the musical semitone.
Dates: c 1665
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Jagat Kautuka Kalpavallī

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10295
Scope and Contents A collection of mathematical and logical problems given in their original Sanskrit with an (Indian) English translation and striking, well executed black and white and grey wash illustrations.
Dates: 1 Aug 1821
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).
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James Clerk Maxwell: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7655
Scope and Contents Correspondence, drafts of articles and books, notes and miscellaneous papers. The main body of papers dates from Maxwell's undergraduate years at Edinburgh University beginning in 1847, until his death in 1879. Earlier and later items relate to family papers that have accrued to the collection, though these are not extensive.)
Dates: 1781-1951
Conditions Governing Access: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue
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Leibnitz and China, 1945 - 1977-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/60
Scope and Contents Joseph Needham's file title also reads 'math, logic and 字 etc.' and 'binary arithmetic, 'I Ching', etc'.'
Dates: 1945 - 1977-11-29
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Lettres de M. Leibnitz and M. le Chevalier Newton sur l'invention des Fluxions et du Calcul Differentiel

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3999
Scope and Contents Moved to Rare Books: Adv. D. 39.2
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Mathematical Examples

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6307
Scope and Contents A series of mathematical rules, examples and sums, 68 folios. Inside the front cover: 'I.B.S. 15 of March 1825 St. Hiliers, Jersey'.
Dates: 1825
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).
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