References for John T Graves


  1. C P Degen, Adumbratio demonstrationis theorematis arithmeticae maxime generalis, Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg 8 (1922), 207-219.
  2. L E Dickson, On quaternions and their generalization and the history of the eight square theorem, Annals of Math. (2) 20 (1919), 155-171; 297.
  3. The Graves Library, Library News, University College London 4 (October 2000).
  4. A Rice, Graves, John Thomas (1806-1870), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004).
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  5. A Rice, Inexplicable? The status of complex numbers in Britain, 1750-1850, in Jesper Lützen (ed.), Around Caspar Wessel and the Geometric Representation of Complex Numbers: Proceedings of the Wessel Symposium at The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, August 11-15 1998 (Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2001), 147-180.
  6. B L van der Waerden, Hamilton's Discovery of Quaternions. Mathematics Magazine 49 (5) (1976), 227-234.