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London Mathematical Society Archive

6 boxes and 1 outsize volume

The London Mathematical Society, previously named the University College Mathematical Society was founded in 1864. The collection includes 2 boxes of letters addressed toThomas Archer Hirst (1830-1892), mainly in his capacity as a member of the Council of the Society 1853-1892. Also included in the collection is a curious volume entitled "Receptacle of the Mathematical Society", a large book presented in 1813 by Joseph Steevensto a predecessor of the LMS, to hold plans, diagrams, and maps etc.

(A handlist to the whole collection and index to the Hirst letters are available).