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Mathematics

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Demonstratio 10me Regulae Huddenii, May 1680

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [103]
Scope and Contents A problem from Descartes, worked through by Hudde, whose notes were included in the 1659 edition of the Geometria. This was probably written out in Rotterdam and sent to a friend as a letter.

Juxtaposed to this item, and possibly out of sequence, is the unlabelled and undated "Francisci Renati Slusii Methodus Tangentium', extracted in a hand other than Gregory's, from the January 1673 Transactions.
Dates: May 1680

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

Primo designatur..., 1680's

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [196]
Scope and Contents This enormous and varied tranche of material begins as preliminary work, 'Ordo Faciendorum' for the Exercitatio Geometrica, mentioning in particular the work of Canon Sluse, and broadens into a running record of Gregory's thoughts on quadrature, mostly, beginning with a page of 'Desiderata'. Curiosities intervene: a writeup, possibly in the hand of one Robert Morrison, of everything known about the plant substance Nicotine; two more broadsheet cuttings of the mathematical showdown...
Dates: 1680's

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

Slusi solutio Probl: quorundam in Lect: Barrowi ..., c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [23]
Scope and Contents De Sluse's commentary on Barrow, copied out of a letter of 25 July 1670.
Dates: c1690

Slusius de equationum limitibus, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [25]
Scope and Contents Sluse on the limits of functions, penned in March of 1670.
Dates: c1690

Slusius de figuris cycloidicis, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [26]
Scope and Contents Sluse on cycloids.
Dates: c1690

Slusius de Probl: Alhazeni, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [27]
Scope and Contents Sluse, writing in 1672, on the work of 'Alhazen'.
Dates: c1690

Slusius de sectionum focis et Constructione Equationum per Curvas, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [121]
Scope and Contents Notes on Sluse, and also Tchirnhausen, on graphing curved functions.
Dates: s.d.