Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00037 2B Annex - Alfred Young Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00037 2B Annex


Alfred Young Papers


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14 boxes

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Alfred Young was the rector of Birdbrook, Halstead, Essex. He lectured in Mathematics at Cambridge University. He also patented at least two inventions in the field of electricity.

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Gift of Professor Gilbert Robinson of University College.

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The collection consists of Young's holograph notes on algebra of invariants and the theory of groups. It also includes a small amount of correspondence, mainly on the subject of mathematics.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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