Papers of John C. Eaton (sometime lecturer in mathematics at the University of Strathclyde) relating to a projected biography of the late 18th-century mathematician, Colin MacLaurin. Also included in the collection are some printed volumes, mainly 18th-century mathematical works.
Presented to the Library in 1972 by John Eaton’s widow.
How to find material in the Eaton collection
- To access a list of manuscript items in the collection, see MS Gen 1320-1332; alternatively use the manuscripts search.
- For a list of printed items in the collection, see Sp Coll Eaton; alternatively use the rare books search
- Stella Mills The collected letters of Colin MacLaurin (Nantwich: 1982), which draws extensively on the Eaton Collection