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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Notata phys: et math: London ..., 1697

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [78]
Scope and Contents Notes on scientific matters, many of them discussed with Newton, such as why the brachistochrone curve is a cycloid and how a musical chord can have the figure of a catenaria, and a record of curiosities, such as the toads of Surinam, who breed their young on their backs, and floors that can be secured made with dovetails instead of nails.

Notata phys: et math: London ..., 1698-1705

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [80]
Scope and Contents Almost certainly a latter part of Gregory's item 80: 'Notata Phys: et Math: D.G. Lond: 25 June &c 1698'. This covers cone sections, elements of Euclid, errata in a Halley treatment of comets in his own Apollonius project, and a jotting on Scottish history bibliography.

Notes on musical chords, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/25
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the physics of music, with numerous diagrams, including a printed one on the bones of the inner ear.

Papers of Alfred Daniell

Identifier: Coll-260
Scope and Contents The collection consists of bundles of manuscript problems in physics, with a mathematical introduction.

Papers of Professor Charles Glover Barkla

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-296
Scope and Contents
  1. Lectures and notes, 1903, 1917 (E91.105)
  2. Citation for the Nobel Prize for Physics, 1917 (E96.23)
  3. Congratulatory telegrams on the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics, 1918-1919 (E96.10)

Papers of Professor Sir David Wallace

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1540
Scope and Contents Papers of Professor Sir David Wallace containing undergraduate lecture notes, research material, contracts, presentations and notebooks from the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre work; lectures and course material; off-prints; personal papers; and miscellaneous material.The material is arranged as follows:Undergraduate lecture notes and tutorials, Edinburgh University, 1963-1968: this section contains material related to Wallace's undergraduate studies...

Papers of Sir Edward Victor Appleton

 Fonds — Box MS.2300
Identifier: Coll-37
Scope and Contents The papers, which are substantial, deal almost exclusively with Appleton's scientific work. There is little personal or private correspondence and almost no surviving material, apart from lectures, speeches and addresses, relating to his public life as scientific administrator or university principal. There are, however, a good run of diaries and engagement books and extensive folders of notes, research ideas, manuscript calculations and data from all periods of Appleton's career, as well as...

Pendulums,, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/27
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on pendulums and related machinery in clocks. Numerous diagrams intersperse, some of them quite grand. At the rear of the volume are several essays on projectiles.

Pneumatics, Gunpowder, c1780-c1802

Identifier: Coll-204/8
Scope and Contents Notes, in English and occasional Russian, on the physics of air, principally pressure differentials and sound propagation. Topics include a lengthy discussion of the function and gross anatomy of the ear, barometrical measurement of height; published chart of comparative altitudes of famous mountain peaks, and the overall constitution of the atmosphere. The second half of the volume covers ballistics, mostly: diagrams, calculations, and records of artillery trials. A short, unrelated section at...

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
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...