4-80-1. H. Poincaré to Otto Toeplitz

[07.02.1910]11endnote: 1 Dated from the postmark.

Cher Monsieur,

J’ai reçu il y a quelques temps les « Ausarbeitung » de mes conférences et je les ai envoyées corrigées à M. Teubner. Mais il manquait la fin de la dernière conférence, celle que j’ai faite en français ?22endnote: 2 Poincaré delivered the first “Wolfskehl-Stiftung” lectures in Göttingen, 22–28 April, 1909. The six lectures in the series were to be published by Teubner in a new collection, the “Mathematical Lectures at the University of Göttingen”. Toeplitz was charged with writing up and editing the lectures, and so it was to him that Poincaré turned when he noticed that there were several pages missing from the proof sheets he had received. For details on the organization of “Poincaré-Week” in Göttingen, and on the content of Poincaré’s lectures, see Gray (2013), Rowe (2018, chap. 16) and Walter (2019). The missing pages were located (see Poincaré to Toeplitz, 26.02.1910 (§ 4-XX-2), and the lectures were published in 1910 (Poincaré, 1910).

Est-ce que la dernière partie de cette conférence n’a pas été recueillie ou bien est-ce que vous devez m’envoyer un complément dans quelque temps. Je voudrais pouvoir donner des indications à ce sujet à M. Teubner.33endnote: 3 Alfred Ackermann-Teubner (1857–1941), director of the publishing house founded in 1811 by Benedictus Gotthelf Teubner (1784–1856) in Leipzig.

Votre bien dévoué,

Poincaré

ALS. Abteilung Handschriften und Alte Drucke, Universitäts-und Landesbibliothek Bonn.

Time-stamp: " 9.06.2022 18:48"

Notes

  • 1 Dated from the postmark.
  • 2 Poincaré delivered the first “Wolfskehl-Stiftung” lectures in Göttingen, 22–28 April, 1909. The six lectures in the series were to be published by Teubner in a new collection, the “Mathematical Lectures at the University of Göttingen”. Toeplitz was charged with writing up and editing the lectures, and so it was to him that Poincaré turned when he noticed that there were several pages missing from the proof sheets he had received. For details on the organization of “Poincaré-Week” in Göttingen, and on the content of Poincaré’s lectures, see Gray (2013), Rowe (2018, chap. 16) and Walter (2019). The missing pages were located (see Poincaré to Toeplitz, 26.02.1910 (§ 4-XX-2), and the lectures were published in 1910 (Poincaré, 1910).
  • 3 Alfred Ackermann-Teubner (1857–1941), director of the publishing house founded in 1811 by Benedictus Gotthelf Teubner (1784–1856) in Leipzig.

Références

  • M. T. Borgato, E. Neuenschwander, and I. Passeron (Eds.) (2019) Mathematical Correspondences and Critical Editions. Springer, Cham. Document Cited by: S. A. Walter (2019).
  • J. Gray (2013) Henri Poincaré: A Scientific Biography. Princeton University Press, Princeton. Cited by: endnote 2.
  • H. Poincaré (1910) Sechs Vorträge über ausgewählte Gegenstände aus der reinen Mathematik und mathematischen Physik. Teubner, Leipzig/Berlin. Link Cited by: endnote 2.
  • D. E. Rowe (2018) A Richer Picture of Mathematics: the Göttingen Tradition and Beyond. Springer, Cham. Cited by: endnote 2.
  • S. A. Walter (2019) Poincaré-week in Göttingen, in light of the Hilbert-Poincaré correspondence of 1908–1909. See Mathematical Correspondences and Critical Editions, Borgato et al., pp. 297–310. Link, Document Cited by: endnote 2.