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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...
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...
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 -...
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...
- Subject: Mathematicians X
- Astronomy 1
- Mental arithmetic 1
- Mental calculators 1
- Music 1
- New Zealand 1
- Psychologists 1
- Psychology 1
- Scottish Gaelic literature 1
- Scottish literature | 18th century | 1
- Scottish literature | To 1700 | 1
- Student notes 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1 ∧ less
- English 3
- Multiple languages 1
- MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746 (mathematician) 2
- Bartlett, Frederic Charles, Sir, 1886-1969 (professor of experimental psychology) 1
- Campbell, Colin, 1644-1726 1
- Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
- Hunter, Ian M. L, Emeritus Professor, d. 2004 (professor of psychology) 1