Item 190 - E. H. Linfoot: notes on A. Besicovitch's lectures on real functions

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Add. MS b/190


E. H. Linfoot: notes on A. Besicovitch's lectures on real functions


  • 1925-1926 (Creation)

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1 vol.

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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.

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

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One of twelve notebooks kept by E. H. Linfoot containing notes made while at Oxford 1924-1928, under G. H. Hardy and Abram Besicovitch, and catalogued as Add.Ms.b.179-190. The other papers in this collection are described in the record for the first item in the collection, Add.Ms.b.179.

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Notebook contents list made by RG, c 1984, a scan of which is linked to this record.

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See also other Linfoot papers, catalogued as Add.Ms.b.179-199, all of which are linked from the Add.Ms.b.179 record (linked below).

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