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[Lecture notes on calculus] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Weierstrass, Karl, 1815-1897.
Publication:
Berlin, 1879-1881.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
188 leaves : paper ; 246 x 196 (205 x 156) mm. bound to 252 x 210 mm.
Subjects:
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- 19th century.
Calculus.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Lecture notes.
Manuscripts, German -- 19th century.
Manuscripts, American -- 19th century.
Manuscripts, Digital.
Language:
German.
Biography/History:
German mathematician who taught at what is now the Technische Universität Berlin.
Summary:
Student notes from the lectures of Karl Weierstrass on analytical and elliptical functions, perhaps partly taken and compiled by Archibald Lamont Daniels, an American graduate student in mathematics at Göttingen and Berlin who later taught mathematics at the University of Vermont.
Contents:
1. f.1r-42v: Einige auf die Theorie der analÿtischen Functionen mehrerer Veränderlichen sich beziehende Sätze / zusammengestellt und dem mathematischen Verein zu Berlin zur Veröffentlichung übergeben von Professor Dr. C. Weieirstrass.
2. f.47r-86v: Theorie der Elliptischen Functionen / nach Karl Weierstrass, Summer 1881.
3. f.95r-176v: Anwendungen der elliptischen Functionen auf Problems der Geometrie und Mechanik, Sommersemester 1879.
4. f.178r: Zwecke des Seminars, Nov. 3d, 1880.
5. f.178v-181v: Einiges aus der Mechanik des Himmels.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Pagination: Paper, i + 188 + i leaves; [1-188, 1-2], 3-164, [253-376]; contemporary foliation in ink in third work, upper outer corners.
Layout: Ruled paper with outer margins printed in red.
Script: Written in cursive script, possibly by multiple hands.
Binding: Quarter cloth over marbled boards, with spine title Weiestrass, Vermischtes (matches the binding of LJS 207).
Origin: Written in Berlin (f. 1r), 1879 (f. 95r)-1881 (f. 47r).
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Archibald Lamont Daniels, with inscription A. L. Daniels, Berlin-Göttingen, 1879-1883, 49 Mansfield Ave., Burlington, Vt., 1910 (front flyleaf).
Formerly owned by Sydney Ross, professor of chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York (bookplate, inside upper cover).
Appears in 19th Century Shop's cat. 39, p. 23.
Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 37.
Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 51 (LJS 206).
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 206.
Contributor:
Daniels, Archibald Lamont, 1849-1918, former owner.
Ross, Sydney, 1915-, former owner.
Stanitz, John D., former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
OCLC:
850971911
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