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Ref No IE TCD MS 1492
Former Shelf Marks R. 1. 1-51, R. 2. 1-4; R. 3. 1-91; R. 4. 1-20 ]; R. 6. 1-63; S. 4. 1-63; S. 4. 1-4; V. 1. 1.
Title William Rowan Hamilton, notebooks
Creation Dates [c. 1820-1865]
Extent And Medium 208 notebooks
Level Of Description Collection
Author William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865)
Admin Biographical History Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865) physicist, mathematician, astronomer royal, Professor of Mathematics Trinity College Dublin, after whom Hamiltonian mechanics are named.
Scope And Content Research notebooks. For the discovery and earliest notes on quaternions see principally TCD MS 1492/59.6 fol 4r and see TCD MS 1492/24.5 at old page 120 122 and 175.

Use this link to access the digitised version of MS 1492/356 in the Library's Digital Collections repository:
Document T.C.D.MSS1492SirWilliamRowanHamilton.pdf
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Copyright Please contact the Keeper of Manuscripts
Mgt Group Academic & scholarly
Language English.
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