Letters to Dr Bath

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two of the three letters in the series dicuss mathematical subjects; the third is an arrangement for Dr Bath to meet Whittaker in Edinburgh.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Frederick B. Bath (fl 1928-38) obtained his doctorate from Cambridge University and until 1928 was an Assistant Lecturer in mathematics at King's College London. He then lectured at the University of Dundee until moving to the University of Edinburgh in 1936. He contributed papers to the Journal of the London Mathematical Society in 1928, 1932 and 1938, and to the same society's Proceedings in 1935.

Conditions Governing Access

Usual EUL arrangements apply

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Conditions Governing Use

Usual EUL arrangements apply

Custodial History

The letters were found among EUL Miscellaneous Letters series when the collections were being reorganised in 2000.

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