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Euclid of Alexandria, 325-265 BC (Egyptian mathematician)

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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

An account of a manuscript..., c1703

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [062]
Scope and Contents A manuscript reviewed by Gregory for a colleague (whose name is illegible), mostly concerning Euclid.

Collatio Dat: Euclidis, c1703

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [059]
Scope and Contents Notes on Gregory's Euclid volume.

De Constructione problematum planorum, c1703

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [92]
Scope and Contents Certain propositions in Euclid.

De ratione studii mathematici consilium, 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [53]
Scope and Contents Draft, not in Gregory's usual hand, of a paper written for the direction of students. Another copy, under this same title, is in Francis Pringle's notebook, Dc.6.12. Two others, under different titles, are in Folio C (see below), as number 112, and in fol. 85 of the Royal Society of London's MS 247.

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 D, c1670-c1705

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio D
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Folio D consist of:
  1. An index, in David Gregory's hand, to the original collection, and part of a manuscript on Euclid, in James Gregorie's hand.

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.

Theorema Cyclometricum, not later than 16 April 1708

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [52]
Scope and Contents Notes on cone sections, probably all connected to Gregory's joint project with Sir Edmund Halley to publish Apollonius and Serenus, two ancient geometers, following the success of the great Euclid project. Gregory was busy with his work overseeing the Scottish Mint, and he notes peevishly that the Dean of Christ Church is to "put upon" him particular resources in Apollonius.