George Chrystal FRSE FRS(8 March – 3 November ) was a Scottish mathematician. He is primarily remembered for his books on algebra and for his. A L G E B R A. AN ELEMENTARY TEXT – B O O K. FOR THE. FHIGHER CLASSES OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS. AND FOR COLLEGES. BY. G. CHRYSTAL. work of correcting the proofs of this volume more of a sinecure than it often is when mathematical works are in question. G, CHRYSTAL. EDINBURGH, 3rd March.

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Andrews inand then in to the Chair in Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.

George Chrystal

Inhe was awarded the Aalgebra Medal of the Royal Society for his researches into the surface oscillations of Scottish lochs. He was a contributor to the drafting of the Universities Scotland Act and one of the founders of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.


University of Aberdeen in and University of Glasgow in He is credited with instigating the move of the Society from the Mound to George Street.

In later life he is listed as living at 5 Belgrave Crescent in western Edinburgh. The mathematician Alexander G. Burgess trained under him. He grew ill in and this worsened early inleading the university to grant him leave of alegbra from April of that year.

Introduction to Algebra

A work-free summer did not improve him. He married Margaret Anne Balfour in She died before him and is buried in the northern Victorian extension to Dean Cemetery with their son Walter MacDonald Zlgebra who died in infancy.

They had four sons and two daughters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Books by George Chrystal (Author of Algebra)

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