- 1929-1930 (Creation)
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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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Three of four notebooks kept by E. H. Linfoot containing notes made at Princeton 1929-1930, under H. P. Robertson, J. von Neumann, and P. Alexandroff, catalogued as Add.Ms.b.196-199. 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 scanned copy of which is attached to this record.