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Mathematics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

Adnotata Phys: et Math: de Newtono 1698..., 1698

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [62]
Scope and Contents Thoughts on Newton's theory of the moon. Gregory notes Fatio's success in deriving the inverse square law, and Flamsteed's refusal to supply orbital data.
Dates: 1698

Aenigma Florentinum. Dav: Gregorii M.S. in Trans: Philos, 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [67]
Scope and Contents One of three drafts of a paper to solve the famous problem of drawing in a hemispherical dome four apposing windows, so that, when these were removed, the remaining surface of the dome could be exactly measured.
Dates: 1694

An abstract of Schurnhaus Letter, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [28]
Scope and Contents An abstract of 1676 correspondence to a colleague from Tchurnhaus, on radicals in equations.
Dates: c1690

Apud Doctorem Ruyschium Amsterodami, 24 May 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [10]
Scope and Contents Notes from a paediatric anatomy demonstration, that appears to have dealt with certain birth defects. Followed by what appears to be a note about an actuarial problem concerning human senescence; several individuals who have worked on it are named, including Christiaan Huygens. Then follows a diagram of a machine designed by Jan Hudde for descrying a curve of changing slope. Last is a note about a conversation with Hudde about calculating dimensions and focal length of lenses in apertures.
Dates: 24 May 1693

Arts and Sciences Mathematical, Taught by Mich. Dary, Philomath., s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [89]
Scope and Contents A list of things taught by one Michael Dary.
Dates: s.d.

Bibliographies compiled by Thomson, 1905-1954

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/4
Scope and Contents The bibliographies detail publications with full references, largely chronologically. These include journal articles, books, and published lectures.
Dates: 1905-1954

Brasseri Methodus inveniendi divisores numeri, 1690's

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [130]
Scope and Contents The meaning of 'Brasseri' is not clear. A note on Hudde follows. This item is out of sequence: it comes before C 129.
Dates: 1690's

Calculus in Act: Lipsia pro 1697..., 1697

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [104]
Scope and Contents Calculations for a contribution in the Spring of 1697 to the "Acta Lipsia", probably the Leipzig periodical Acta Eruditorum.
Dates: 1697

Carulus Bovillus ... Cycloidem Noverat 1507, 9 November 1696

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [109]
Scope and Contents A page of reading notes from mathematics works from 1503-1509, edited it appears by one Charles Bovill. An inky thumbprint obscures one of the two diagrams on the page.

An algebraic proof, possibly unrelated, follows on a separate sheet.
Dates: 9 November 1696

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

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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