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Mathematics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogus Librorum Novorum Mathem: in Gallijs 1693, c1693

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [29]
Scope and Contents List of partial titles in applied mathematics, mostly, in a hand other than David Gregory's-and one of them in Greek, not a language in which he was comfortable. 1693 was the year he made his last trip to the continent, visiting Flanders as new Savilian Professor. These varied titles consider things like the statics of exploding gunpowder and draining water, dioptrics, micromeasurement, catapults, and astrophysics. This bibliography may be part of a larger one, judging by "par le meme" in the...
Dates: c1693

Chartae 4. fol: de Nostra 2da Quadrandi Methodo, 1686

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [206]
Scope and Contents A tranche of workpapers in which Gregory continues to labour on adapting Newton's method of quadrature. He continues to have trouble adapting the basic series, an indefinite integral, to the definite integral defined between O and x.

One paper among these was probably intended for the Astronomiae, showing a body moving in an ellipse.
Dates: 1686

Colin Campbell Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-38
Scope and Contents The Colin Campbell Collection contains Gaelic verse, mainly songs; sermon notes and scripture expositions, the earliest being 1703; manuscript treatises; Colin Campbell correspondence, the earliest being 1664; miscellaneous manuscripts including domestic accounts, medical papers, minutes etc; notebooks, accounts, letters and scraps of Patrick Campbell of Achnaba; letters from mathematicians to Colin Campbell, and mathematical papers; a body of accounts, the earliest being 1553; a body of...
Dates: 1553-1836

Commentarius in D.G. Quadrature: in D.P. Probl: de inventoribus, June 1692

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [198]
Scope and Contents Gregory's further commentary on the problem laid out for him (and John Young) in 1688.
Dates: June 1692

Commentary on 'De Sphaera'

 Fonds — Volume Dk.7.29
Identifier: Coll-1947
Scope and Contents Volume entitled Buchananus De Sphaera: George Buchanan, with commentary by Adam King, covering key aspects of mathematical, natural philosophical, and astronomical knowledge from antiquity to the early modern period, from the Christian West and the Islamicate and pre-Islamic East, and from Copernicus to Galileo and Kepler. Bound with this is a second manuscript containing poetry by King.
Dates: c1616

Compiled notes on mathematics and statistics, c1930s

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/3/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:
  1. Lecture manuscripts, c1910s-1954;
  2. Unpublished volume, c1930;
  3. Notes taken by Thomson, c1930s-1951;
  4. Bibliographies compiled by Thomson, 1897-1954.
Dates: c1930s

Conamen ad quadrandum trinomium, c1688

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [213]
Scope and Contents A quadrature effort for trinomials.
Dates: c1688

Contactus & Tetragonismus, 29 January 1704

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [174(2)]
Scope and Contents A planning document for a general textbook on the calculus.
Dates: 29 January 1704

Contenta in supplemento Analytico N. Hanbury Cantabrigiensis, 1691

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [173]
Scope and Contents Gregory's reading notes in algebra.
Dates: 1691

Correctio numerorum...Algebrae D. Wallisii, 17 July 1697

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [90]
Scope and Contents Correctgions for chapter 109, page 470, in a forthcoming edition of Wallis's Algebra, which was meant to contain material of Gregory's.
Dates: 17 July 1697