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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1786-1826, undated
Creator:
Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Adrain (1775-1843), a prominent Irish scientist and mathematician, is best known for his formulation of the method of least squares.The collection includes mathematical and scientific texts from Adrain's library written in English, French, and Latin, and cards containing a list of books from Adrain's library, as well as a letter concerning Adrain's potential appointment to a faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Robert Adrain papers
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Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1066
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear feet (1 box)
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1786-1826, undated
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Robert Adrain (1775-1843), a prominent Irish scientist and mathematician, is best known for his formulation of the method of least squares.The collection includes mathematical and scientific texts from Adrain's library written in English, French, and Latin, and cards containing a list of books from Adrain's library, as well as a letter concerning Adrain's potential appointment to a faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania.
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English
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Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843 Académie royale des sciences (France).
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Books Manuscripts (document genre)