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George William Hill papers, 1900

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Call No.: MS#0591
Bib ID 4078897 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hill, George William, 1838-1914
Title George William Hill papers, 1900
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Description

Summary

Manuscripts of articles and essays, published and unpublished by Hill. The manuscripts relate to topics in celestial mechanics and astronomy. Also, a manuscript of his Canadian trip: Account of a trip from Lake Superior to James Bay, 1880.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George William Hill papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-12-1 EAD document created by CCR.

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Astronomers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American astronomer, lecturer at Columbia University, 1898-1901.

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Series I: Manuscripts of Articles and Essays

Includes both published and unpublished articles



Box 1 Folder 1 Attraction of the Homogeneous Spherical Segment, 13 p.

Right One


Box 1 Folder 1 Attraction of the Homogeneous infinitely thin Memiscus, 7 p.


Box 1 Folder 1 The Attraction of a Homogeneous Spherical Segment, 5 p.

Second paper


Box 1 Folder 1 Supplement to the Manuscript, 5 p.

Right One


Box 1 Folder 1 On the Attraction of an infinitely thin and homogeneous Memiscus on an Exterior Point, 5 p.


Box 1 Folder 1 For the case when…, 6 p.


Box 1 Folder 1 Let it be required…, 6 p.


Box 1 Folder 2 General Solution of the Problem so to represent the parts of a given Surface upon another given surface that the representation shall be similar in the smallest parts to those represented, 20 p.


Box 1 Folder 3 With the ordinary notation the expression for the living force is..., 6 p.


Box 1 Folder 3 Motion of two Planets in a Plane, 7 p.


Box 1 Folder 3 On the Coplanar Motion of two Planets, 7 p.


Box 1 Folder 4 Approximate Determination of the Perturbations of the Planets, 4 p.


Box 1 Folder 5 It is often convenient to pass from one set of canonical variables to another, 3 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Claudius Ptolemy's Syntaxis, Book IX, Chap. I., 40 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Ptolemy's Theory of the Sun and the Moon; various short papers, 14 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Ptolemy's Theories of the Geocentric Latitudes of the Plantets, 11 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Ptolemy's Treatment of the Planetary Theories, 28 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Claudius Ptolemy's Syntaxis, Book III, Chap. I., 30 p.


Box 1 Folder 6 Book IV, Chap. I., 30 p.


Box 1 Folder 7 We can find the value of pi…, 18 p.


Box 1 Folder 8 The Secular Perturbations of the Four Outer Planets, 12 p.


Box 1 Folder 9 Scheme for the Elaboration of a numerical Lunar Theory, 15 p.


Box 1 Folder 10 Determination of the Lunar Inequalities which arise from the Figure of the Earth together with those which having nearly the same periods as the former result from the Action direct and indirect of the Planets, 132 p.


Box 1 Folder 11 Application of the Tchebicheff Principle to Map Construction, 15 p.


Box 1 Folder 12 Determination of the Inequalities of the Moon's Motion which are produced by the Figure of the Earth. A Supplement to Delaunay's Lunar Theory, 148 p.


Box 1 Folder 13 Application of Tchebicheff's Principle in the Projection of Maps, 11 p.


Box 1 Folder 14 Motion of a System of Material Points under the Action of Gravitation, 46 p.


Box 1 Folder 14 Motion of a System of Material Points under the Action of Gravitation, 19 p.

Another copy, incomplete



Volume X508.3 / H552 Folio Account of a Trip from Lake Superior to James Bay, 1880

Series II: Lecture Notes



Box 2 Lecture Notes

Includes "Lectures on celestial mechanics" that is also available on microfilm: see MN# 94-2030-2.