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Reference numberMS/931
LevelSeries
TitleLetters from Derek Thomas Whiteside to Adolf Prag with associated papers
Date1960-1987
DescriptionLetters on the editing and publication of 'The mathematical papers of Isaac Newton', volumes 1-8, 1664-1722 (Cambridge Universrty Press, 1967-). Generally letters from Whiteside to Prag, but with occasional items of correspondence from third parties, notably Sir Harold Hartley. With other material on history of science and mathematics.

Derek Thomas 'Tom' Whiteside FBA (1932-2008), British historian of mathematics and authority on Isaac Newton.

Adolf Prag (1906-2004) mathematics master and Librarian at Westminster School. Proofreader and commentator on Whiteside's editions of Isaac Newton.
Extent33 files
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionOn paper
Arrangement33 files (from 8 original files)
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsSome restrictions on file content.
Administrative historyDerek Thomas 'Tom' Whiteside FBA (1932-2008), British historian of mathematics and authority on Isaac Newton.

Adolf Prag (1906-2004) mathematics master and Librarian at Westminster School. Proofreader and commentator on Whiteside's editions of Isaac Newton.
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