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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1838-1891
Creator:
Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Documents relating to the Académie des sciences (Paris) in the mid- to late-1800s, including letters to Ernest Maindron from members of the Académie.
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Ernest Maindron collection of Académie des Sciences documents and letters
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Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 159
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1838-1891
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Documents relating to the Académie des sciences (Paris) in the mid- to late-1800s, including letters to Ernest Maindron from members of the Académie.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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French
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Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908 Académie des sciences (France).
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Correspondence
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
creator
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)