Newton’s Optical Correspondence

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1.

Letter to Henry Oldenburg, 16 March 1671

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/35, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00307

2.

Letter to Henry Oldenburg, 19 March 1671

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/36, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00308

3.

Newton's figure of his reflecting telescope with explanations

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/37, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00309

4.

Letter from Henry Oldenburg to Newton, dated 18 January 1672

Author: Henry Oldenburg

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 1r-2v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00388

5.

Draft of 'A Theory Concerning Light and Colors'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff.460-466, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00003

6.

A Letter of Mr. Isaac Newton … containing his New Theory about Light and Colors

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘A Letter of Mr. Isaac Newton … containing his New Theory about Light and Colors’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 80 (19 Feb. 1671/2), pp. 3075-3087.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00006

7.

An Accompt of a New Catadioptrical Telescope invented by Mr. Newton

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘An Accompt of a New Catadioptrical Telescope invented by Mr. Newton’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 81 (25 March 1672), pp. 4004-4007.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00007

8.

An Extract of a Letter, received very lately, (March 19th) from the Inventor of this new Telescope, from Cambridge

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘An Accompt of a New Catadioptrical Telescope invented by Mr. Newton’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 81 (25 March 1672), pp. 4009-4010.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00030

9.

Christiaan Huygens' comments on Newton's telescope

Author: Christiaan Huygens

Source: ‘Christiaan Huygens' comments on Newton's telescope’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 81 (25 March 1672), pp. 4008-4009.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00052

10.

Letter from Henry Oldenburg to Newton from early April 1672

Author: Henry Oldenburg

Source: MS Add. 3976, f. 7r-7v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00389

11.

Copy of a letter to John Collins, dated 9 April 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/46, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00316

12.

Letter to Henry Oldenburg, dated 13 April 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/38, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00310

13.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 13 April 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 8r-9v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00390

14.

An Extract of another Letter … by way of an answer to some Objections, made by an Ingenious French Philosopher [Adrien Auzout] to the New Reflecting Telescope

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘An Extract of another Letter … by way of an answer to some Objections, made by an Ingenious French Philosopher [Adrien Auzout] to the New Reflecting Telescope’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 82 (22 April 1672), pp. 4034-4035.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00009

15.

Mr. Newton's Letter … containing some more suggestions about his New Telescope

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘Mr. Newton's Letter … containing some more suggestions about his New Telescope, and a Table of Apertures and Charges for the several Lengths of that Instrument’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 82 (22 April 1672), pp. 4032-4034.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00008

16.

Letter from Henry Oldenburg to Newton, dated 2 May 1672

Author: Henry Oldenburg

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 10r-11v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00391

17.

Mr. Isaac Newton's Considerations upon part of a Letter of Monsieur De Bercé

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘Mr. Isaac Newton's Considerations upon part of a Letter of Monsieur De Bercé … concerning the Cata drioptricalCatadioptrical Telescope, pretended to be improv'd and refined by M. Cassegrain’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 83 (20 May 1672), pp. 4056-4059.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00010

18.

The Observations, made upon these proposals [of Robert Moray]

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: ‘The Observations, made upon these proposals’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 83 (20 May 1672), pp. 4060-4062.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00053

19.

Some Experiments propos'd in relation to Mr. Newton's Theory of light … together with the Observations made thereupon by the Author of that Theory

Author: Robert Moray

Source: ‘Some Experiments propos'd in relation to Mr. Newton's Theory of light’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 83 (20 May 1672), pp. 4059-4062.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00011

20.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 21 May 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 14r-15v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00392

21.

Letter from Henry Oldenburg to Newton, dated 7 June 1673

Author: Henry Oldenburg

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 32r-33v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00397

22.

Letter to to Henry Oldenburg for Ignatius-Gaston Pardies, dated 10 June 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/40, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00312

23.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 11 [June] 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3976, ff. 18r-27v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00394

24.

Letter to Henry Oldenburg, dated 11 June 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/39, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00311

25.

A Latin Letter … by Ignatius Gaston Pardies … containing some Animadversions upon Mr. Isaac Newton … his Theory of Light

Author: Ignace Gaston Pardies

Source: ‘A Latin Letter … by Ignatius Gaston Pardies … containing some Animadversions upon Mr. Isaac Newton … his Theory of Light’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 84 (17 June 1672), pp. 4087-4090.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00012

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