Newton's Principia exhibition records, 1987-1988

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Utah. Libraries
Title
Newton's Principia exhibition records
Dates
1987-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 boxes, (0.75 linear feet)
Collection Number
ACCN 1032
Summary
The Newton's Principia exhibition records (1987-1988) consist of materials relating to an exhibit and lecture series held in February 1988 at the University of Utah in honor of the 300th anniversary of the publication of Isaac Newton's Principia. Included are correspondence, publicity materials, a grant proposal and contract, and display placards used in the exhibit. The complete title of the exhibit was "Newton's 'Principia': Understanding the Gravity of the Situation."
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Newton's Principia exhibition records consist of materials relating to an exhibit and lecture series held in February 1988 at the University of Utah in honor of the 300th anniversary of the publication of Isaac Newton's Principia. Included are correspondence, publicity materials, a grant proposal and contract, and display placards used in the exhibit. The complete title of the exhibit was "Newton's 'Principia': Understanding the Gravity of the Situation."

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff in 1988.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1-10 Display placards
2 1 Program description
2 2 Program
2 3 Correspondence
2 4 Historical narrative
2 5 Isaac Newton, catalog cards
2 6 Utah Endowment for the Humanities, grant application
2 7 Utah Endowment for the Humanities, grant contract
2 8 John Heilbron, guest lecturer
2 9 Illustrations
2 10 News clippings
2 11 General notes
2 12 General materials

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Physics--Exhibitions

Personal Names

  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727

Form or Genre Terms

  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Grant proposals
  • Press releases