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Mathematics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ad Jo: De Witt Elem: Curvarum, 1680

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [88]
Scope and Contents A demonstratio on one of de Witt's notes on Schooten's 1659 Latin edition of Descartes' Geometria. Unrelated jottings on reverse are in a hand other than Gregory's.
Dates: 1680

Curva foliata, c1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [32]
Scope and Contents Diagram and mathematical description of a foliate curve. A modern hand has pencilled in "7 a Schooten", referring to geometer Frans van Schooten (1615-1660).
Dates: c1693

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.
Dates: 1693

Excerpta de Codico M.S. Henratii communicata a [illegible], 27 May 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [19]
Scope and Contents Extract of a volume (only partially cited) found by David Gregory in Amsterdam. He captions this "F: a. Schoten', suggesting that the work transcribed is that of geometer Frans van Schooten (1615-1660). The work concerns curves and quadratures, and is laced with comparisons to the work of Jan Hudde.
Dates: 27 May 1693

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume Dc.1.61: Series Coll-33/Folio C
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...
Dates: c1680-c1708

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.
Dates: 1700

Notata in D: de Witt Loca plana et solida, 1696

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [2]
Scope and Contents 12 pages of commentary on De Witt's notes in Schooten's 1659 edition of Descarted. The last page appears to have been bound out of sequence; part of this document was inadvertently misnumbered by Gregory as item 3.
Dates: 1696

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