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Collins, John, 1625-1683 (mathematician)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogue of the Mathematical Works of the Learned Mr. Thomas Baker, c1683

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [11]
Scope and Contents 7 page printed catalogue of the mathematical works of Thomas Baker. According to David Gregory's own index this was "Printed by Mr Collins". John Collins was a well known register of scientific accomplishments and zealous correspondent with Gregory and his uncle James Gregory (the source of David's core maths collection). This catalogue was printed, with a proposal for producing all of Baker's works in full, under the aegis of the Royal Society, whose council approved the measure and agreed to...

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume: Dc.1.61
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.

Mr Collins's account of himself in a printed paper, 1666-1683

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [6]
Scope and Contents John Collins, mathematician, bookseller, government clerk, and war veteran, writes a short autobiography and lays out his thoughts on printing up some pamphlets on trade.

Mr Collins's account of some Math: Works cast in print, after 1683

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [118]
Scope and Contents An exhortation from a publisher for the learned community to step forward and assist with a printing of some of John Collins's more obscure works on mathematics.

Probl: Cartesii de Quadrato a J.G., 24 December 1670

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [136]
Scope and Contents Two pages of correspondence from James Gregory to John Collins.

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...