Item 179 - E. H. Linfoot: notes of G. H. Hardy's lectures on theory of functions

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

ADD.MS.b/179

Title

E. H. Linfoot: notes of G. H. Hardy's lectures on theory of functions

Date(s)

  • 1925 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

1 vol.

Context area

Name of creator

(1905-1982)

Biographical history

Linfoot was on the tutorial staff at Balliol College Oxford and a lecturer at Bristol University before becoming John Couch Adams Astronomer and Assistant Director of the University Observatory at Cambridge 1948-70.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of the London Mathematical Society via Dr G. R. Allan, 1984.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

One of twenty-one notebooks, containing E. H. Linfoot's notes made while a student at Oxford, Göttingen and Princeton. The papers comprise a series within the Additional Manuscripts and are catalogued as Add.Ms.b.179-199. The first twelve notebooks (Add.Ms.b.179-190) contain notes made at Oxford 1924-1928, under G. H. Hardy and Abram Besicovitch. The following five notebooks (Add.Ms.b.191-195) contain notes made at Göttingen 1928-1929 under Bartel van der Waerden, Emil Artin, Harald Bohr, and Edmund Landau. The final four notebooks (Add.Ms.b.196-199) contain notes made at Princeton 1929-1930, studying under Edmund Landau and Pavel Alexandrov.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Notebook contents list made by RG, c 1984, a scanned copy of which is attached to this record.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also other Linfoot papers, Add.Ms.b.180-199.

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related genres

Related places