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Collins, Matthew: letter (1853)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL491
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Collins, Matthew: letter (1853)
Date(s): 1853
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 leaf
Name of creator(s): Collins | Matthew | fl 1853 | mathematician and correspondent of Augustus De Morgan

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Matthew Collins of 40 Upper Pitt Street, Liverpool to Augustus De Morgan, 8 Apr 1853. Covering note, enclosing a pamphlet, On Clairaut's theorem ... (1853). Autograph, with signature. A note in De Morgan's hand states that the content of the pamphlet, published in the Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, new series vol IX (1854), were plagiarized from a lecture given by Mr James MacCullagh in 1846.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found enclosed with De Morgan's copy of M Collins On Clairaut's theorem, and other subjects connected with it (1853) - classmark: [DeM] L (B.P.38)

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
July 2008

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