# Mathematics

Subject

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

## Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

### Catalogue of the Mathematical Works of the Learned Mr. Thomas Baker, c1683

Item

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [11]

Scope and Contents
7 page printed catalogue of the mathematical works of Thomas Baker. According to David Gregory's own index this was "Printed by Mr Collins". John Collins was a well known register of scientific accomplishments and zealous correspondent with Gregory and his uncle James Gregory (the source of David's core maths collection). This catalogue was printed, with a proposal for producing all of Baker's works in full, under the aegis of the Royal Society, whose council approved the measure and agreed to...

**Dates:**c1683

### Papers of David Gregory

Fonds

Identifier: Coll-33

Scope and Contents
The papers of David Gregory consist of:
bound manuscripts of mathematical and personal papers by both David Gregory and James Gregory
bound manuscripts Lectiones Mechanicae Sive Geometria de Motu parts 1-4 (1689-1690)
bound manuscripts of treatises on mathematics and astronomy (1683-1694)
bound manuscripts Notae in...

**Dates:**1652-1706

### 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...

**Dates:**c1680-c1708