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Papers of Stephen Parkinson

  • Parkinson
  • Fonds
  • 1845–1889 (Circa)

19 notebooks containing mathematical notes and examples, possibly used by Parkinson for coaching students. Topics covered include: Newton, dynamics, hydrostatics, tides, statics, instruments, undulatory theory, mechanics, and planetary theory.

Parkinson, Stephen (1823-1889) mathematician

Papers of Brook Taylor

  • TaylorB
  • Fonds
  • 1701–1981

Includes notebooks, musical papers, mathematical notes, printed ephemera, and correspondence.

Taylor, Brook (1685-1731) mathematician

Papers of Charles Taylor

  • TaylorC
  • Fonds
  • 1861–1909

Catalogue of Taylor's books, lecture notebooks, passports,some invitation cards and menus, a notebook recording invitations given and received throughout Taylor's time as Master, letters, annotated copies of his works, College bills. Appointment diaries from the Master's Lodge 1887-1908, plus Mrs Taylor's diaries for 1907-08.

Taylor, Charles (1840-1908) Hebrew scholar and Master of St John's College, Cambridge

Papers of Bertha Jeffreys

  • JeffreysB
  • Fonds
  • 1871–2006

This catalogue has been compiled by Timothy E. Powell and Peter Harper, National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists, University of Bath. NCUACS catalogue no. 152/2/07.

Jeffreys, Bertha (1903-1999) née Swirles, mathematician, wife of Sir Harold Jeffreys

Papers of Frank Smithies

  • Smithies
  • Fonds
  • 1912–2002

Correspondence, papers, lecture notes, diaries, and photographs.

Smithies, Frank (1912-2002) mathematician

Papers of Robert Rumsey Webb

  • Webb
  • Fonds
  • 1880–1910 (Circa)

Mathematical notes.

Webb, Robert Rumsey (1850-1936) mathematician

Papers of John Couch Adams

  • Adams
  • Fonds
  • 1701-1996

The papers comprise Adams's correspondence, notes and diaries, correspondence after his death, transcripts of correspondence and papers made for Donald MacAlister, biographical and miscellaneous material.

Adams, John Couch (1819-1892) astronomer

Papers of Max Newman

  • NewmanM
  • Fonds
  • 1889–2001

Correspondence with family, friends, colleagues and fellow mathematicians; documents relating to Newman's father and mother; documents relating to the Government Code and Cipher School at Bletchley Park and the development of the code breaking machine 'Colossus', both contemporary and post-war; Newman's Will and obituaries; other miscellaneous documents.

Newman, Maxwell Herman Alexander (1897-1984) mathematician

Papers of James Wood

  • Wood
  • Fonds
  • 1754–1817 (Circa, mostly undated)

Manuscript notebooks in various hands on mathematics, astronomy, moral and natural philosophy, theology and classics, with some printed items.

Wood, James (1760-1839) mathematician and Dean of Ely

Papers of Miles Bland

  • Bland
  • Fonds
  • 1801-1849 (Circa)

Notebooks on mathematical, classical, and theological subjects; notes on examinations; printed books.

Bland, Miles (1786-1867) mathematician

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