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Colin Campbell Collection

Identifier: Coll-38
Scope and Contents The Colin Campbell Collection contains Gaelic verse, mainly songs; sermon notes and scripture expositions, the earliest being 1703; manuscript treatises; Colin Campbell correspondence, the earliest being 1664; miscellaneous manuscripts including domestic accounts, medical papers, minutes etc; notebooks, accounts, letters and scraps of Patrick Campbell of Achnaba; letters from mathematicians to Colin Campbell, and mathematical papers; a body of accounts, the earliest being 1553; a body of...
Dates: 1553-1836

Correspondence between Dr. Ian M. L. Hunter and Prof. Alexander C. Aitken

Identifier: Coll-1235
Scope and Contents The correspondence is composed of:- E97.57 - a collection of letters (11), typescript and manuscript, and some notes on calculations, relating to investigations into Aitken's abilities as a mental calculator, dating from 6 December 1960 to 7 December 1961, from Aitken (on either paper headed with Mathematical Institute, Chambers Street, Edinburgh; or, private address on Primrosebank Road, Edinburgh) to Hunter (Department of Psychology). E97.58 - a collection of letters...
Dates: 1960-1978

Mathematical archive of Professor Alexander Craig Aitken

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1529
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of mathematical mansucripts and the corrected manuscript, and correspondence around, the publication Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman. It also contains off-prints and publications by Aitken, papers and correspondence relating to Aitken's work at Edinburgh University and letters to and from academics, family and friends, as well as letters of condolence addressed to Mrs. Aitken. There is also a quantity of...
Dates: 1910-1995

Papers of Professor Alexander C. Aitken

Identifier: Coll-1068
Scope and Contents The collections is composed of autobiographical, biographical, memoir, and obituary material relating to Professor A. C. Aitken; war souvenirs and maps; correspondence relating to Aitken's publication From Gallipoli to the Somme; review material relating to From Gallipoli to the Somme; circa 20 photographs, both portrait and group; 3 commonplace (scrap-)books containing cuttings and newspaper articles on a variety of subjects -...
Dates: 1894-1980

Student manuscript copy of Colin MacLaurin's Treatise of Algebra

Identifier: Coll-1812
Content Description These are manuscript lecture notes on algebra... notes of 'A Treatise of Algebra' by Colin MacLaurin. Although the writer is unknown (a student?), the ms volume bears a label... an armorial Melville bookplate... possibly that of Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville.The volume is noted...: 'A Treatise of Algebra by Mr McLaurin Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh. part 1. 1735'.The last five pages are 'Concerning the Art of Measuring Land'. MacLaurin's...
Dates: 1735