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Notebooks of prof. Rigaud: Miscellaneous mathematical papers, collected by S. P. Rigaud, Written in 1806-1839, chiefly by S. P. Rigaud

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MS. Rigaud 40

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Notebooks of, and chiefly written by, prof. S. P. Rigaud on scientific and literary subjects, especially Astronomy, Mathematics, and Natural Science, usually consisting of stitched sections, each dated and signed and containing varying numbers of leaves: every volume has a (later) list of contents. Prof. Rigaud was fond of noting down criticisms as he read through a book, and everything he did was distinguished by neatness and precision.

The chief contents are as follows, the papers and essays to which no name is attached being by Rigaud:
  1. Criticisms of printed books with extracts, papers connected with his lectures 1823-5 (fols. 122, 134, etc.)
  2. Notes on some MSS. of James Stirling (fol. 492), etc.

Dates

  • Written in 1806-1839, chiefly by S. P. Rigaud

Extent

548 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Rigaud 40

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26241

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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