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Mathematics

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

Extrait de Manouvre des Vaisseaux ... sequuntur ... de Newtoni cogitatio, 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [57]
Scope and Contents A jotting, dated 1694, about a book on how vessels turn (for Gregory was interested in how solids behaved in fluids), and diagrams on the catenary curve, annotated annoted by Gregory and by Newton, almost certainly during their five-day meeting in Cambridge in May of the same year.
Dates: 1694

Fluxions, c1780-c1808

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Identifier: Coll-204/20
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the calculus.
Dates: c1780-c1808

Folio B, c1669-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/Folio B
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: Most of the scientific content of Folio B comes from early in Gregory's career. It includes an index of later letters of John Collins (1625-1683) to James Gregorie (1638-1675), a number of Edinburgh lectures in geometry, mechanics, and optics, and some tables and manuscript pieces of 'Elementa Catoptricae et Dioptricae', the 'Institutes of Astronomy', and the 'Elementa...
Dates: c1669-c1708

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

Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research, 1896-1979

 Sub-subfonds
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1
Scope and Contents Material regarding the Moray House Tests, c1920s-1970s; Northumberland Mental Tests, c1920s; Sample tests, 1920-1987; Testing Samples, United States, c1920s-1950s; Publications, 1896-c1978; Godfrey Thomson, c1930s-1947; Correspondence...
Dates: 1896-1979

Ichnographia ville prope Leidam ubi Des Cartes mansit, 1680

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [154]
Scope and Contents A ground plan of Descartes' house near Leyden. On the reverse is a Latin treatment of the relationship between religious faith and philosophical certitude.
Dates: 1680

In editione nova Philos: Newtoniana haec ab Auctore fient, May 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [42]
Scope and Contents These are the things that Gregory was able to copy into his notes or his own copy of the Principia from those things which Newton had altered in his own copy. He proposed that these be published as a volume of Notae if not as a second edition.
Dates: May 1694

Indefinita quadratura lunula Hippocratis, 1 August 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [64]
Scope and Contents Gregory's notes on conversations with Fatio and his own brother James.
Dates: 1 August 1693

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

Inventio Canonis quo facillime ex quaratico Tschurnhausii determinatur quadranda, c1688

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [209]
Scope and Contents Gregory learns more quadrature from Tchirnhausen.
Dates: c1688