References for Simon Newcomb

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  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9055577/Simon-Newcomb

Books:

  1. A E Moyer, A scientist's voice in American culture : Simon Newcomb and the rhetoric of scientific method (Berkeley, 1992).
  2. S Newcomb, The Reminiscences of an Astronomer (London, 1903).

Articles:

  1. R C Archibald, Simon Newcomb, 1835-1909: Bibliography of His Life and Work, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 17 (1924), 19-69.
  2. R C Archibald, A semicentennial history of the American Mathematical Society 1888-1938 (New York, 1980), 124-139.
  3. E W Brown, Simon Newcomb, Observatory 33 (1910), 222.
  4. E W Brown, Simon Newcomb, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 16 (1910), 341-355.
  5. E W Brown, Simon Newcomb (1835-1909), Amer. Acad. Arts and Sci. 51 (1916), 908-909.
  6. J M Colaw, Biography. Simon Newcomb, Ph.D., LL.D., Amer. Math. Monthly 1 (1894), 252-256.
  7. S M Stigler, Simon Newcomb, Percy Daniell, and the history of robust estimation 1885-1920, Journal of the American Statistical Association 68 (1973), 872-879.
  8. S M Stigler, Simon Newcomb, Percy Daniell, and the history of robust estimation 1885-1920, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 410-418.

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