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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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 Fonds

Mathematical Treatise, c 1680

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3997
Scope and Contents

St John Hare, unnamed mathematical treatise in 25 chapters.

Dates: c 1680
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.
 Series

Mathematics 1, 1942 - 1990-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/64
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1942 - 1990-12-23
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Mathematics 2: Algebra, 1945 - 1986-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/65
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1945 - 1986-02-10
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Mathematics 3, 1944-08-13 - 1972-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/66
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1944-08-13 - 1972-03-15
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Method of Curves and Infinite Series, and application to the Geometry of Curves, c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.14: 3-265
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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Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series, c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.3: 1-32
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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Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series, c 1665-c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3960.7: 93-136
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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Minutes and officers's files of the New Pythagoreans, 1929 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.95
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1929 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minutes of the Faculty Board of Mathematics, predecessor and subordinate bodies, 1848 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.7-8 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1848 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Miscellaneous Mathematical Subjects, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3964
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: 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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Miscellaneous Mathematics, c 1600-c 1800

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1600-c 1800
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Newtoni de motu corporum liber secundus, 1670s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Dd.04.18
Scope and Contents

Newton's presentation copy of his professorial lectures. The word 'secundus' in the title is crossed through; it may have been originally intended for a second book of MS Dd.09.46, which is headed 'De motu corporum liber primus'. See also MSS 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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Newton's Remarks on '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.4005.20: 91-92
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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Newton's Waste Book, 1612-c 1685 (Barnabas Smith began using the book in 1612; Isaac Newton began using in around 1664.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4004
Scope and Contents

A commonplace book, written originally by the Rev. B. Smith, D.D. (Newton's step-father), used by Newton for geometrical and optical drafts, notes and calculations.

Dates: 1612-c 1685 (Barnabas Smith began using the book in 1612; Isaac Newton began using in around 1664.)
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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Nicholas Saunderson: A Treatise of Fluxions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3444
Scope and Contents

fo. 5: shorthand note in pencil; fo. 5v: diagram; fo. 1: 'John Hall, Bought Clerk's Sale 1833.' Text written on every other leaf, alternate leaves either carrying diagrams or left blank. Printed as pp. vii-128 of Saunderson's Method of Fluxions, London, 1756.

Dates: 1738
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).
 File

Notes on Binomial Expansion and Related Subjects, Autumn 1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.3: 68-76
Scope and Contents

f.72 belongs before ff.70-71.

Dates: Autumn 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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Notes on Inheritance Laws and Mathematics, c 1665-c 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.2: 32-33
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: c 1665-c 1672
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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Notes on Tangents and Other Subjects, 30 October 1665-13 November 1665

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.2: 34-37
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: 30 October 1665-13 November 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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Observations on the Algebra of Kinckhuysen, c 1669

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3959.1: 1-21
Scope and Contents

In 1669 Newton was asked by Barrow and Collins to add notes to a translation of Kinckhuysen's Algebra. He agreed on the condition that he would remain anonymous. This is a draft of these notes.

Dates: c 1669
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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On the Quadrature of Curves, c 1700-c 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3962
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous drafts, notes and fragments regarding 'The Quadrature of Curves' (published 1706).

Dates: c 1700-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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Papers Connected with the Principia (mostly holograph), 1686-1725

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3965
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.

Dates: 1686-1725
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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Papers on astronomy, 1769 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/52
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding general astronomy, pure mathematics and science in general.

Dates: 1769 - 1830
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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Papers Relating to Geometry, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3963
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: 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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Pemberton's Letters to Newton While Editing the 3rd Edition of the 'Principia', 1723-1726

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3986
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: 1723-1726
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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Personal Papers of Laura Seddon, 1924 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Seddon
Scope and Contents

The papers of Laura Seddon listed here comprise her mathematical notes made while at Girton, together with correspondence, cuttings and personal items, some of which she organised into a scrapbook (see GCPP Seddon 1/7).

Dates: 1924 - 2015
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