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Mordell, Louis Joel (1888-1972)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS 752
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Mordell, Louis Joel (1888-1972)
Date(s): 20th Century
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 70 pages
Name of creator(s): Mordell | Louis Joel | 1888-1972 | mathematician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1888; Education: BA (Camb); Career: Reader in Pure Mathematics, University of Manchester; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1924; Sylvester Medal, 1949; died, 1972.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two manuscripts by Louis Joel Mordell: 1. 'On the geometry of numbers in some non-convex regions' 60 pages, some manuscript corrections and 2. ' Hardy's mathematician, apology' review article 10 pages, photocopy.

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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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