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Muir, Sir Thomas (1844-1934)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS 745
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Muir, Sir Thomas (1844-1934)
Date(s): late 19th century - early 20th century
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: Unknown
Name of creator(s): Muir | Sir | Thomas | 1844-1934 | Knight | mathematician and educational administrator
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1844; Education: LLD; MA; Honours: CMG 1901; Kt 1915; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1900; died, 1934.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Thomas Muir comprising notebooks: a series of six loosely-bound collections of notes and drafts; 'Articles for Pogendorff VI', notes and first draft completed 1933; 'Oblong Arrays' material for paper 304 1-30, 31-60, 61-93 and 'Dunkel Notes', material for paper 305 1-30, 31-51.

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No publication without written permission. Apply to Archivist in the first instance.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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