Student notebooks, 1943-1951.


Garstang, R. H. (Roy Henry), 1925-. Student notebooks, 1943-1951.

Student notebooks, 1943-1951.

Collection of 33 student notebooks from Garstang's undergraduate and graduate work in mathematics, physics, astronomy, and related courses at the University of Cambridge (1943-1945 and 1948-1951). Also includes a 12-page description by Garstang of the mathematics program at Cambridge in the 1930s and 1940s with brief descriptions of the courses as well as his comments on individual courses and instructors. Instructors included: A. S. Besicovitch, Hermann Bondi, H. A. Brück, Ebenezer Cunningham, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Douglas R. Hartree, Fred Hoyle, J. O. Irwin, Bertha Jeffreys, L. A. Pars, J. A. Ratcliffe, Roderick Oliver Redman, Martin Ryle, S. W. P. Steen, Robert Stoneley, J. A. Todd, Emil Wolf.

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