Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865

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William Rowan Hamilton was an Irish astronomer and mathematician and made remarkable theoretical contributions in physics and algebra. He was the director of the observatory at Dublin, Ireland, and Astronomer Royal of Ireland.

From the description of Correspondence, 1827-1852. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488791

From the guide to the Sir William Rowan Hamilton correspondence, 1827-1852, 1827-1852, (American Philosophical Society)

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creatorOf Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865. Correspondence, 1827-1852. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967,. The Frederick E. Brasch collection of Sir Isaac Newton manuscripts and related materials on the history of scientific thought, 1684-1949. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sir William Rowan Hamilton correspondence, 1827-1852, 1827-1852 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Painter, James Barney, d. 1863. Letters of James Barney Painter [manuscript], 1861-1863. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hankins, Thomas L. Thomas L. Hankin papers, 1964-2000. University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865. Letters [microform] 1855. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. William Wordsworth collection, 1656-1987 (bulk 1798-1850). Cornell University Library
referencedIn William Wordsworth collection, 1656-1987, (bulk 1798-1850) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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Astronomy--Ireland--19th century
Mathematics--Ireland--19th century
Mathematics--19th century
Astronomy--19th century
Mathematicians--19th century.--Ireland
Astronomers--19th century.--Ireland
Astronomers--Ireland--19th century
Mathematicians--Ireland--19th century


Birth 1805-08-04

Death 1865-09-02

Irish (Republic of Ireland)



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