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Papers of Harold Davenport
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Miscellaneous notes and cutting

Ms. notes, made on file-cards, redefining certain concepts, such as 'inflation' and 'education', n.d.

Davenport's letter to Editor of The Times re 'inflation', 1968. Cutting only.

1p. ms. list of non-mathematical quotations, possibly for use in speeches.

'Some recent work'

Lecture to the theory of numbers group at the British Mathematical Colloquium, Nottingham

7pp. typescript draft and 4pp. miscellaneous ms. notes and calculations found with it.

Lectures and addresses

'Analytical number theory', ?1958

4pp. ms. notes also headed 'Edinburgh ¼ hour', for short talk at International Congress of Mathematics, August 1958.

'The nature of mathematics', 1958.

8pp. ms. draft for talk given to the Trinity Mathematical Society, 20 November 1958.


Given at dinner of Mathematical and Physical Society, University College London, 5 March 1959.

5pp. ms. notes.


4pp. and 8pp. ms. drafts for talk given in the centenary year of Dirichlet's death; 1p. ms. notes made by Davenport from talk given by Kummer in 1860.

Hlawka, E.

General correspondence on research and publications, and some personal. Includes (1963) humorous poem 'To Professor Mordell on arrival to the city of Vienna'.

Copy of report by Davenport on a visit to Poland, 18-30 March 1963, under arrangements for exchange visits of scientists between Polish Academy of Sciences and Royal Society

Davenport gave 3 lectures during his visit and worked with A. Schinzel.

Conference at Oberwolfach, 1-5 April 1963 (after Polish visit).

8pp. duplicated 'Tagungsbericht'. See p.4 for abstract of Davenport's lecture on Diophantine equations in many variables'.

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