|<-- See earlier|
||Cutting of an anonymous newspaper article entitled ''Pi' can never be worked out'
||Letter from Dr H. E. Stapleton of Jersey, about the Cuniform word for the plumb-line and other matters and copy of Joseph Needham's reply
||Letter from [?] of Paris, France praising Joseph Needham's work and discussing the progress of his own research
||Illustration of a 'magic squares' calculation by ??? [Fei Hai-Chi / Fei Haiji]
||Letter from Dr. H. E. Stapleton of Jersey providing detailed notes of a conversation with Li Yen about early Chinese aquaintance with the Pythagorean Theorem and copy of Joseph Needham's reply
||Photograph of a section of the al-Hariri manuscript, (1237), illustrating the 'Josephus problem'
||Letter from Wen Li-Jung [???/ Wen Lirong / Oon Lay-Yong] of Singapore, about her translation of works by Yang Hui [??] and copy of Joseph Needham's reply
||New China News Agency bulletin article entitled 'Revised Edition of Ancient Chinese Mathematical Books to be Published'
||Note from Victor Meally of County Dublin, Eire, about Chinese puzzles
||Letter from M. S. Makower of London noting misprints in 'Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 3'
||Letter from Francis Maddison of the Old Ashmolean, Oxford, about the identification of a 'Korean/Chinese device consisting of rods sliding on strings'
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Papers of Joseph Needham as a historian of Chinese science, technology and medicine
||Correspondence with Prof. Lancelot Hogben of the Department of Medical Statistics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, about his book 'Mathematics in the Making'
||Hogben, Lancelot; Needham, Joseph.
||8 Apr. 1959–21 Apr. 1959
|Extent and Medium
||6 sheets; Paper
|Content and context|
Joseph Needham responds to Hogben's questions on the 'Pythagorean theorem in the 'Chou Pei Suan Ching''; Chinese trigonometry; the relation of positional computations and the zero symbol'.
|Hogben, Lancelot Thomas (1895-1975) zoologist and geneticist|
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