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Barrow, Isaac, 1630-1677 (mathematician, classicist, and divine)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

De problematibus arithmeticis et geometricis in generali consideratis et horum Historia, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [91]
Scope and Contents A short treatise on some of the recent evolution in maths.

D.G.'s Demonstratio Methodi Slusii de Tang., c1683

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [143]
Scope and Contents Gregory's early attempt to prove Sluse's rule for tangents from Fermat or from Barrow.

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...

Folio E, c1692-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E
Scope and Contents The constitution of the Folio E papers of David Gregory follows: The documents' order is random, but the collection has several foci. One is David Gregory the academic's need for books. Numerous shopping lists for titles abroad reflect this, (one of which also includes a requirement for tea), as do inventories of other people's libraries nearer to home. Another focus in the collection is Gregory's public role...

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 Whistons mistakes in his new theory, 3 April 1698

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [45]
Scope and Contents A short critique of William Whiston's A New Theory of the Earth, from its Original to the Consummation of all Things, (1696) , intended to damn Cartesian astronomy and advance corollaries to Newtonian thought instead. He affirmed the truth of the flood narrative in Genesis, ascribing the deluge to the impact of a comet. Whiston had been converted to Newtonianism by a paper of David Gregory. At the foot of this document is an unrelated note, dated 6 Sept. 1708, to the...

Quaedam ad Lect: Geom Barrovii, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [139]
Scope and Contents Quibbles with the lectures of Isaac Barrow.

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...

Slusi solutio Probl: quorundam in Lect: Barrowi ..., c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [23]
Scope and Contents De Sluse's commentary on Barrow, copied out of a letter of 25 July 1670.

Somewhat of Dr Barrows History, after 1677

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [93]
Scope and Contents A short biography of Isaac Barrow. Jottings in Latin and in Hebrew on reverse. The one intelligible word in Hebrew means 'Blessings on'.