Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Nicola Fergola was a professor of mathematics at the Regia Università degli studi, Naples, and the author of books on geometry and on Isaac Newton's mathematical priciples.
The collection consists of approximately 90 items relating to Fergola. Included are correspondence (1781-1824), documents (1769-1824), notes on geometry and mathematics (n.d.), a manuscript concerning meteors observed after earthquakes from 460 B.C. to A.D. 1759 (n.d.), and an itemized appraisal of Fergola's library compiled by Gennaro Terrei around 1820.
No acquisition information available.
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Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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The collection is open for research.
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