Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855.

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Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist.

From the guide to the Family papers, 1845-1925., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

German mathematician (mathematics, mathematical physics, astronomy, geophysics). Studied: Collegium Carolinum (Brunswick) 1792-1795; University of Göttingen 1795-1798; private researcher 1898-1806; University of Göttingen 1807 Director of Observatory and o. professor of mathematics.

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79025386

German mathematician and astronomer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Göttingen, to Dr. C.H. Schnuse, 1842 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269568670

Gauss is regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in history, and he made deep and fundamental contributions to many areas of mathematics, but his position was as the Director of the Göttingen observatory.

Möbius was a 19th century German mathematician and theoretical astronomer. Like Gauss, he is best known for his mathematical work, which includes Möbius transformations, the Möbius mu-function, and the Möbius strip.

From the description of Carl Friedrich Gauss letter to August Ferdinand Möbius, 1816 March 4. (Lehigh University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 228032485

Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist.

Papers are in German and English.

From the description of Family papers, 1845-1925. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390057

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referencedIn Royal Observatory, Greenwich. John Pond Papers, 1811-1835. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Family papers, 1845-1925. Houghton Library
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Family papers, 1845-1925. Houghton Library
referencedIn Items relevant to history of physics and allied sciences. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
referencedIn Commentary on the work of Carl Friedrich Gauss, circa 1818. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robert Wolfers Family Collection, 1811-1968 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
creatorOf Bolyai, Farkas, 1775-1856. Correspondence. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Des formes quadratiques / [Karl Friedrich] Gauss ; Premiers éléments de la théorie des nombres / par U[mberto] Scarpis professeur au lycée Scripioné Maffei [?] à Verone. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Schlesinger, Ludwig, b. 1864. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Carl Friedrich Gauss letter to August Ferdinand Möbius, 1816 March 4. Lehigh University Libraries, Lehigh Libraries
creatorOf Hendriks, Frederick, 1897-1915. Frederick Hendriks collection, 1709-1891. University at Albany, University Libraries
referencedIn Barchas, Cecile M.,. Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Dunnington, Guy Waldo, 1906-1974. Dunnington-Gauss Collection, 1794-1974. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Fundamental theorem of algebra, 1799. Fitchburg State University, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855. Autograph letter signed : Göttingen, to Dr. C.H. Schnuse, 1842 Jan. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Herschel Family. Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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associatedWith Airy, George Biddell, Sir, 1801-1892. person
associatedWith Bolyai, Farkas, 1775-1856. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Carl Friedrich Gauss. person
associatedWith Charles William Gauss person
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associatedWith Dunnington, Guy Waldo, 1906-1974. person
associatedWith Eugene Gauss person
associatedWith Fandreyer, Ernest. person
associatedWith Gauss, Charles William, 1813-1879,e person
associatedWith Gauss, Eugene, 1811-1896, person
associatedWith Gauss family. family
associatedWith Gauss, Theresa, 1816-1864, person
associatedWith Gauss, William Theodore, 1851- person
associatedWith Hendriks, Frederick, 1897-1915. person
associatedWith Herschel Family. family
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associatedWith Miss Mary L. Gauss person
correspondedWith Möbius, August Ferdinand, 1790-1868 person
associatedWith Robert Gauss person
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associatedWith Schering, Ernst, 1833-1897 person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Ludwig, b. 1864. person
associatedWith Schnuse, C. H., fl. 1836-1859, person
associatedWith Wolfers, Robert person
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Astronomy
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Algebra
Mathematics
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Mathematicians--Correspondence
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Birth 1777

Death 1855

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German,

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