Hill left his library and papers to Columbia University. Some correspondence is at the U.S. Naval Observatory Library.

Barrow-Green, June. *Poincaré and the Three Body Problem* (American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1997).

Gutzwiller, Martin C., “Moon-Earth-Sun: The Oldest Three-Body Problem,” *Rev. Mod. Phys.* **70**, 589–639 (1998).

Hill, G.W., “Remarks on the Progress of Celestial Mechanics since the Middle of the Last Century: Presidential address delivered before the American Mathematical Society, December 27, 1895,” *Bull. Am. Math. Soc.* **2**, 125-136 (1896). Also in *Observatory* **19**, 323-26, 355-58, 392-94(1896).

O’Connor, J.J. & E.F. Robertson, “Orbits and Gravitation”

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/Orbits.html

O’Connor, J.J. & E.F. Robertson, “George William Hill’s New Theory of Jupiter and Saturn”

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Extras/Hill_Jupiter_Saturn.html

Rutgers University, “A History of Mathematics at Rutgers”

http://www.math.rutgers.edu/~weibel/history.html

U.S. Naval Observatory, “History of the Astronomical Almanac”

http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/publications/hist-astro-almanac

Wilson, Curtis, “The Nub of the Lunar Problem: From Euler to G.W. Hill,” *Journal for the History of Astronomy* **39**, 453-68 (2008).

Wilson, Curtis, *The Hill-Brown Theory of the Moon’s Motion: Its Coming-to-be and Short-lived Ascendancy (1877-1984)* (Springer, NY, 2010).

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Hill, George William,*The Collected Mathematical works of George William Hill,* vols. 1-4, with an introduction by H. Poincaré (Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC, 1905-07). [Available online at Cornell University: vol. 1, 2, 3, 4] [Also available in the Internet Archive.]

Hill, G.W., “On the Conformation of the Earth,” *Mathematical Monthly* **3**, 6, 166-82 (1861) [First Prize Essay].

Hill, G.W., “New Elements and Ephemeris of the Great Comet of 1858,” *Astronomische Nachrichten* **64**, 181-90 (1865).

Hill, G.W., *Tables of Venus, Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac.* (Bureu of Navigation, Washington, D.C., 1872).

Hill, G.W., “A Method of Computing Absolute Perturbations,” *Astr. Nach.* **83**, 209-26 (1874).

Hill, G.W., “On a Long Period Inequality in the Motion of Hestia arising from the action of the Earth,” *Astr. Nach.* **85**, 41-44 (1874).

Hill, G.W., “Mr. Hill’s Researches on the Lunar Theory,” *MNRAS* **39**, 258-60 (1879).

Hill, G.W., “Mr. G.W. Hill on the Lunar Inequalities due to the Ellipticity of the Earth,” *MNRAS* **46**, 231-34 (1886).

Hill, G.W., “The Motion of Hyperion and the Mass of Titan,” *Astronomical Journal* **8**, 57-62 (1888).

Hill, G.W., *A New Theory of Jupiter and Saturn* (United States. Nautical Almanac Office, Washington, DC, 1890).

Hill, G.W., “The Periodic Solution as a First Approximation in the Lunar Theory,” *Astronomical Journal* **15**, 137-43 (1895).

Hill, G.W., “Note on the Mass of Mercury,” *Astronomical Journal* **19**, 157-58 (1898) and **19**, 167 (1899).

Hill, G.W., “Observations on Professor Newcomb’s Determination of the Principal Element of Precession,” *Astronomical Journal* **18**, 153-56 (1898).

Hill, G.W., “Extension of Delaunay’s Method in the Lunar Theory to the General Problem of Planetary Motion,” *Trans. Amer. Math Soc.* **1**, 205-42 (1900).

Hill, G.W., “Ptolemy’s problem,” *Astronomical Journal* **21**, 153-56 (1900).

Hill, G.W., “The Theorems of Lagrange and Poisson on the Invariability of the Greater Axes in an Ordinary Planetary System,” *Astronomical Journal* **24**, 27-29 (1904)

Hill, G.W., “Illustrations of Periodic Solutions in the Problem of Three Bodies,” *Astronomical Journal* **22**, 93-97 (1902) and 117-21.

Hill, G.W., “Comparison of the New Tables of Jupiter and Saturn with the Greenwich Observations of 1889-1900,” *Astronomical Journal* **24**, 60-61 (1904).

Hill, G.W., “Development of Functions in Power Series from Special Values,” *Astronomical Journal* **24**, 123-28 (1904).

Hill, G.W., “Integrals of Planetary Motion Suitable for an Indefinite Length of Time,” *Astronomical Journal* **25**, 1-12 (1905).

Hill, G.W., “Motion of a System of Material Points under the Action of Gravitation,” *Astronomical Journal* **27**, 171-182 (1913).

Hill, G.W., “The Secular Perturbations of the Four Outer Planets,” *Astronomical Journal* **28**, 59-71 (1913).

Hill, G.W., “Hypergeometric Series and Walker’s Tables of the LeVerrier Coefficients,” *Astronomical Journal* **28**, 93-100 (1913).

Hill, George William, “Biographical Memoir of Asaph Hall, 1829-1907,” with a bibliography by William Denis Horigan, *Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences* **6**, 241-309 (1908).

Hill, G.W., “Professor Simon Newcomb as an Astronomer,” *Science* **30**, 353-57 (1909).

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