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Guide to the Sir Isaac Newton Collection, 1684-1949
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Box 1, Folder 1

Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916:

 

To Prof. Benj. Persie (with U.S. Coast Survey), Jan. 4, 1869.

Physical Description: ALS, 2pp.,
 

Loan of self-recording apparatus [added May 1968].

Box 1, Folder 2

Adams, John Couch, 1819-1892:

 

To Fisher, July 3, n.y.

Physical Description: ANS, 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 3

Airy, Sir George Biddel, 1801-1892:

 

To Fred L. Rogers, Feb. 13, 1837.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
 

To John Barlow, May 30, 1857.

Physical Description: ALS, 3 pp,
 

To Walter White, Dec. 22, 1863.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
 

To R. S. Newall, July 24, 1871.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 4

Alexander, Sir James Edward, 1803-1885:

 

To John Russell Bartlett, Nov. 18, 1841.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 5

Anseted, David Thomas, 1814-1880:

 

To Dr. Davis, n.d.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 6

Bache, A.D., 1806-1867:

 

To S.P. Chase, Sec. of Treasury, May 2, 1861.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
 

Autograph of A.D. Bache, [added May 1968].

Physical Description: 2 pp, 2 copies,
Box 1, Folder 7

Bell, []

 

To Mr. Hutton, Oct. 23, 1826.

Physical Description: ANS, 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 8

Bernoulli, Familie:

 

Geneological tables, holograph by unknown, including some equations. German or Swiss dialect, n.d.

Physical Description: 11 pp,
Box 1, Folder 9

Biot, Jean Baptiste, 1774-1862:

 

To M. Bayley, in French, Aug. 18, 1814.

Physical Description: ALS 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 10

Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1862:

 

To Dr. Francis, Jan. 7, 1848.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
 

Report to the Committee on the Observatory, AD&S, May 15, 1846.

Physical Description: 15 pp,
Box 1, Folder 11

Bosworth, Joseph, 1781-1868:

 

From John S. Storr, July 18, 1866.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
 

From John S. Storr, Oct. 16, 1866.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
 

From George Stephens, Oct. 3, 1866.

Physical Description: ALS, 4 pp,
 

From George Stephens, Oct. 22, 1866.

Physical Description: ALS, 4 pp,
 

From Raymond Storr, Jan. 2], 1869.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
 

From Raymond Storr, LS, Jan. 23, 1869.

Physical Description: 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 12

Brewster, Sir David, 1781-1868:

 

To Marc I. Brunel, with seal, March 31, 1826.

Physical Description: ALS 2 pp,
 

To James Hudson, Sept. 13, 1832.

Physical Description: ALS, 4 pp,
 

To unknown, May 28, 1851.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
 

Portrait, signed lithograph, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 13

Crew, Henry, 1859-1953:

 

To Prof. Tyler, Oct. 1, 1930.

Physical Description: ALS, 3 pp,
Box 1, Folder 14

Dana, E.S., 1849-1935:

 

To Mr. Kung [?], June 30, 1888 [added May 1968].

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 15

Dartmouth, George Legge, 1st Baron, 1648-1691:

 

To Charles Bertie, July 26, 1684,ordering payment of allowances to several persons, including John Flamsteed (Flampsteed), with docket.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 16

Einstein, Albert. Materials by or about Albert Einstein. Brasch, Frederick E., 1875-1967:

 

To Albert Einstein, TL, May 19, 1927.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

To J. McKeen Cattell, TL, Feb. 14, 1929.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

To J. McKeen Cattell, TL, Feb. 23, 1929.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

To Josepha Whitney, TL, Apr. 23, 1929.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

To Mrs. [Anita Newcomb] McGee, TL, May 16, 1930.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

To Josepha Whitney, and AN, Nov. 28, 1941.

Physical Description: TLS 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 17

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1952:

 

1. To [Josepha] Whitney, in German, July 15, 1926.Re: Simon Newcomb.

Physical Description: ALS 2 pp,
 

2. [Verifax] copy of No. 1.

 

3. Typed translation of No. 1 by Tobias Dantzig with ms. corrections, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pp,
 

4. Typed translation of No. 1 by Dantzig with ms. editing and TN by F.E. Brasch, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pp,
 

5. Autograph translation of No. 1 by Myrtis Jarrell, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 pp,
 

6. Typed translation of No. 1 by Myrtis Jarrell, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 pp,
 

7. Galley proof of Brasch's introduction and edition of the Dantzig translation of No. 1, Feb. 21, 1929.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

8. AMs of introduction to No. 7, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

9. TMs of introduction to No. 7 with carbon copy, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pp,
 

10. TMs of introduction to No. 7 with ms. corrections and carbon copy, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pp,
Box 1, Folder 18

1. To The History of Science Society, TSL in German, June 4, 1927.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

2. To F.E. Brasch, with cover, pledge, pamphlet, and return envelope, Jan. 20, 1947.

Physical Description: TLS 8 pp,
Box 1, Folder 19

Einstein Printed Material

 

1. Eine Neue Bestimmung der Molek[UNK]uldimensionen, 1905.

 

2. Sitzungsberichte der K[UNK]oniglich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1914.

 

3. Ather und Relativit[UNK]atstheorie, 1920.

 

4. Die Kompatibilitat der Feldgleichungen in der Einheitlichen Feldtheorie, 1930.

Box 1, Folder 20

Hendrick, Burton J., 1870-1949:

 

To Mrs. Anita Newcomb McGee, with from Mrs. McGee To Brasch, Apr. 18, 1927.

Physical Description: ANS TLS 1 p,
 

McGee, Anita Newcomb

 

To Mr. Brasch, with note by [Brasch], Mar. 29, 1930.

Physical Description: ALS 3 pp,
 

Whitney, Josepha

 

To Mr. Brasch, Nov. 9, 1941

Physical Description: TLS, 1 p,
 

To Mr. Brasch, n.d.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 21

Einstein Miscellany

 

1. Clips announcing a lecture by Einstein at the University of Chicago, Apr. 29, 1921.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

2. Clip, obituary notice of Dr. Anita N. McGee, Oct. 8, 1940.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

3. To F.E. Brasch, Invitation to a lecture series by Professor Albert Einstein on the Theory of Relativity at Princeton, Apr. [?], 1921.

Box 1, Folder 22

Encke, Johann Franz, 179]-1865:

 

AMs and tables, July 12, 1824.

Physical Description: 4 pp,
Box 1, Folder 23

Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719:

 

To Henry [Normanthrop?], [Dec.] 31, 1696.

Physical Description: ALS, 3 pp,
 

Certificate of employment of Thomas Weston, signed C. Musgrave, Wm. Bridges, and Ja. Lowsher, ADS, Apr. 27, 1703.

Physical Description: 1 p,
 

Certificate of employment of Joseph Crussthwait, ADS, 1714.

Physical Description: 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 24

Halley, Edmond, 1656-1743:

 

To [Wallis], facsimile, Dec. 11, 1686.

Physical Description: ALS 1 p,
Box 1, Folder 25

Hamilton, William Rowan, 1805-1865:

 

To Charles Hatchet, Jan. 19, 1829.

Physical Description: ALS, 2 p
 

To Capt. Beauford, (handwriting and signature differ from other two), Mar. 5, 1834.

Physical Description: ALS 2 pp
 

To [Atkinson?], 2 00, Mar. 10, 1835.

Physical Description: ALS,
Box 1, Folder 26

Hill, George William, 1838-1914:

 

Course of Lectures on Celestial Mechanics, bound holograph volume, prepared for delivery at Columbia College, 1893-1894.Edited by T. J. J. See, 1942-1943-1949. Hadnwritten editing also, except for a few printed insertions. Includes a letter, from J.L. Farnum to T. J. J. See, Apr. 29, 1915.

Physical Description: TLS, (loose)
Box 1, Folder 27

Hockett, John

 

To Isaac Newton, with notes on chronology in Newton's hand in margin and on address sheet, Sept. 14, 1699.

Physical Description: ALS 3 pp
Box 1, Folder 28

Leverrier's Tables, bound holograph volume, copied by H.C.F.C.Schjellerup, given to L.L.E. Dreyer, Aug. 1888.

Box 1, Folder 29

Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811:

 

To Francis Wingrave, AL, Jan. 26, 1796.

Physical Description: 2 pp
Box 1, Folder 30

Michelsen, Albert A., 1852-1931:

 

To Mr. H.W. Tyler (M.I.Y.), appoints Tyler member of of National Research Council, June 26, 1926.

Physical Description: TLS, 2 pp
Box 2, Folder 1-2

Morgan, William D.

 

Notes on Celestial Mechanics, bound holograph volumes with typed title page, introduction, and table of contents, 1950.

Physical Description: 2 volumes
Box 2, Folder 3

Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642-1727:

 

Alchemical writers, list of authors and books on alchemy including a list of 27 items headed: Desideratum opera Lulli sequentia, and some geometric notes, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 11 pp.
Box 2, Folder 4

Alchemical Writers, De Scriptoribus Chemicis, a bibliography containing titles and particulars of over 80 printed books and several mss., n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 5 pp
Box 2, Folder 5

Lucatello's Balsalm, To make Lucatello's Balsome, a recipe. AMs and facsimile, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 pp
Box 2, Folder 6

Philalethes, Notes out of Philalethes, beginning: Mercury vulgar is prepared for conjunction with sol vulgar by frequent cohabations of Reg of [Iron], n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 3 pp
Box 2, Folder 7

Philosophical and Theological Arguments concerning the Protestant and Catholic churches, n.d.,plus fragment. (Gift of Associates of the Stanford University Libraries)

Physical Description: AMs, 16pp
Box 2, Folder 8

Raymundus, Ex Raymundi libro secretorum, sue de Quintessentis and notes (in Latin) on the separation of elements under Saturn and Jupiter, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 13 pp
Box 2, Folder 9

Theatrum Astronomiae Terrestris, [and ye conversion of one element into another in ye composition of ye stone.] In English and Latin with two pen and ink diagrams. n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 4 pp; typescript with copies of diagrams, 5 pp
 

Temple of Solomon, a sketch with holograph notes, facsimile, n.d.,from Schab catalog.

Physical Description: 1 p
Box 2, Folder 10

Notes [on church history, celibacy, and so forth], fragment, n.d.(Gift of Dr. Haskell Norman)

Physical Description: AMs 2 pp
Box 2, Folder 11

Notes [on motion in a circle], 1pp with typed copy in Latin with English translation, n.d.[added May 1968].

Physical Description: AMs, 8 pp, (9 leaves)
Box 2, Folder 12

Notes [on planets], fragment, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs 2 pp
 

To Halley, facsimile, Mar. 1, 1724/5.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p,
Box 2, Folder 13

Xerox copies of Newton items from the Newton exhibition in Nottingham.

 

Correspondence:

 

1. To Mr. [Owen?]. Mar. 19, 1671.

Physical Description: ALS, 11 p

Scope and Content Note

Re: telescope.
 

2. To unknown, June 20, 1682.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p

Scope and Content Note

Re: theory of vision.
 

3. To Mr. Bennett, Mayor of Chester, Apr. 16, 1698.

Physical Description: ALS

Scope and Content Note

Re: one William Cook, a counterfeiter.
 

4. To unknown, Nov. 23, 1699.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p
 

5. To the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, n.d.

Physical Description: ALS, 1 p
 

Documents:

 

6. Disposition of Newton's estate, A.D.S. (Henry Farrant, Deputy Registrar) with typescript copy, May 5, 1727.

Physical Description: 2 pp
 

7. An Account of the Mint in the Tower of London, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

8. An Account of the Scotch Money, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

9. Calculus, Newton's invention of, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

10. Concerning the Language of the Prophets, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

11. To make Lucatellos Balsome, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

12. Observations upon the state of the Coins of Gold and Silver, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

13. Proposals for coining half pence and farthing, of Copper for the English Plantations in American, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

14. Proposals for preserving and encouraging the coyn of this kingdom without hindering of freedom of Trade, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

15. Of an Universal Language, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 1 p
 

16. Untitled AMs n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p

Scope and Content Note

Re: coinage duty.
 

17. Unittled AMs with drawings of coins, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p
 

18. Unidentified AN, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p
Box 3, Folder 1

Newton Miscellany

 

Bound volume with many portraits, book plate, photos, clips, biographical sketch, facsimile ca. 1704-1858,includes:

Physical Description: ALS,
 

To unknown, AL in Latin with typescript translation, June, 7th day of the kalends, 1704.

 

DS - two financial documents, May 4 and Dec. 24, 1718.

 

To Mr. MacLauren, and typescript, Aug. 21, 1725.

Physical Description: ALS
 

Loose sheet with short holograph quotations from two of his scientific works, n.d.

Box 3, Folder 2

Polgar, Magyar and Teleki, Graf A.

 

To unknown, in Hungarian, n.d.Re: a contribution to a math journal.

Physical Description: ALS 4 pp
Box 3, Folder 3

Rogers, Henry, 1808-1866:

 

To Dr. Robson, n.d.

Physical Description: ALS, 3 pp
Box 3, Folder 4

Saunderson, Nicholas, 1682-1739:

 

fragment, n.d.

Physical Description: ANS, 1 p
 

Portrait etched, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 p
Box 3, Folder 5

Notes by [W. Ludlam] from Saunderson's Mathematics Lectures, Bound, 1736.

Box 4, Folder 1

Commentaries on several parts of Newton's Principia Philosophia by Professor Saunderson, lecture notes of W. Ludlam, bound, 1738.

Box 4, Folder 2

A Treatise of Fluxions by Nicholar Saunderson, copied by William Ward, bound, 1738-1739.

Box 4, Folder 3

Clavis Newtoniana sive Commentarius in Principia Philosophia Newtoniana by Nicholar Saunderson, copied by W. Ludlam, bound, 1739.

Box 4, Folder 4

A Comment upon the Elements of Fluxions [by Nicholas Saunderson], copied by W. Ludlam, bound, 1739.

Box 5, Folder 1

The Elements of Fluxions by Nicholas Saunderson, copied by W. Ludlam, bound, 1739.

Box 5, Folder 2

Logometria by N. Saunderson, copied by W. Ludlam, bound, 1739.

Box 5, Folder 3

Simson, Rob [?] [Robert?]

 

To Mr. Colin Campbell, Feb. 14, 1718.

Physical Description: typescript copy, 1 p

Scope and Content Note

[Probably transcribed by F.E. Brasch]
Box 5, Folder 4

Taggart, W.T.

 

From H.W. Taeuber, Aug. 30, 1933.

Physical Description: TLS, 1 p
Box 5, Folder 5

Van Vleck, J.M., 1833-:

 

To Prof. Tyler, Dec. 17, 1902. [added May 1968].

Physical Description: ALS, 4 pp
Box 5, Folder 6

Winthrop, John, 1714-1779:

 

The Summary of a Course of Experimental Philosophical Lectures, photostat from original at Harvard, n.d.

Physical Description: AMs, 154 pp