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Collaboration with Helmut Hasse

Most of the material here is Hasse's work but there is some correspondence and a draft for a further collaborative paper.
E.1-2: Letters from Hasse, May 1933-November 1935, chiefly concerning the joint paper, mostly in English.
E.3: 'Gaussian sums in finite fields', by H. Davenport and H. Hasse. 12pp. typescript and ms. draft with ms. corrections.
E.4-5: Miscellaneous ms. notes and calculations by Hasse, in English and German. E.4 includes sets of notes dated 28 September 1933 and 10 December 1935.
E.6: 7pp. ms. draft, in German, by Hasse.
E.7-15: Copies of typescript drafts of papers by Hasse, in German, presumably sent by him to Davenport. Some have ms. corrections and some are dated, 1933-36. 9 folders

Hasse, H.

Hasse's pre-war letters are all in very fluent English, with some personal and general as well as mathematical news. His letters in German use the 'du' form right to the end.
G.116: 1932, Nov., Dec.
G.117: 1933, Jan.-June. Letter of 20 January has a ms. note by G.H. Hardy.
G.118: 1933, July-Dec. Hasse's letters of 20 and 24 October and 11 November include news of German mathematicians in Germany and abroad.
G.119: 1934. Includes material re Hasse's and Davenport's joint paper (Bibliog. 8), and Hasse's appointment at Göttingen.
G.120: 1935
G.121: 1936, 1938, 1939
G.122: 1946, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1963, 1967. (1967 death of Hasse's wife).


Shorter items, 1964, 1966 and n.d.

Includes letter and 3pp. report re Science Research Council funded project on 'Equations in many variables', 1966.

'The natural numbers'

Ms. draft of a course of lectures given at University College, London, some pages dated January 1946.
C.18: 9 topics, variously titled.
C.19: 4 topics, variously titled.
C.20: 6 topics, variously titled, with 1p. ms. notes for 'Summer term' lecture course.

The Victoria University of Manchester: 'Exs. 1926-7 and misc. notes 1925-6'

Contents of a folder so inscribed.
E.33: Ms. notes, all headed 'Maths VI b', all dated October 1926-May 1927.
E.34: Ms. notes, variously titled, including 'Study of Certain Transformations. Duporcq Chap. VI' and 'Quadrics'.
E.35: Ms. notes, variously titled, including 'Higher Geometry', and two paginated sequences: 'Real Numbers' (1-5) and 'Infinite Sequences of Real Numbers' (1-4).

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