Department of Mathematics: Comprehensive Examination Material

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Department of Mathematics: Comprehensive Examination Material
Creator:
Call Number: UA157
Dates: 1930-1939
Physical Description: 0.37 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Arrangement
Processing Information
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Examinations
Correspondence
Collection Overview
Title: Department of Mathematics: Comprehensive Examination Material
Call Number: UA157
Dates: 1930-1939
Physical Description: 0.37 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Scope and Content
This collection contains copies of mathematics comprehensive examinations from 1930 to 1939. For most of these years, doctoral students appear to have taken three separate examinations. Some folders include correspondence about the examinations, with topics such as the process of creating exams and developing questions; times, dates, and room numbers for exams; and lists of students who had taken the exams and who were going to take the exams.

Arrangement
Originally in reverse chronological order, materials in this collection were placed into chronological order.

Processing Information
For preservation reasons, in 2016, the papers in this collection were removed from their original housing in two 3 1/2-inch correspondence binders and placed into folders.Access
For access to this collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.

Please note: Some materials may be restricted or require permission for use.

Use
To request reproductions or permission to publish materials from the collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu). Researchers may be responsible for determining any copyright questions.



Citation
[Item title, item date], Department of Mathematics: Comprehensive Examination Material, UA157, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Miranda Zammarelli
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055
archives@library.rochester.edu

Finding aid publication date: December 2016
Content List
Examinations
Box 1, Folder 11930
This folder contains the 1930 Harvard University General Examination, with accompanying practice exam questions, a booklet with information about the exams and tutors, a booklet with typical examination questions, and rules and regulations for the examination.

Box 1, Folder 21931
Box 1, Folder 31932
Box 1, Folder 41933
Box 1, Folder 51934
Box 1, Folder 61935
This folder includes a page from a Department of Economics comprehensive examination.

Box 1, Folder 81936
Box 1, Folder 101937
Box 1, Folder 121938
Box 1, Folder 131939
Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 7April 1, 1936 - June 1, 1936
Box 1, Folder 9March 8, 1937 - September 1937
Box 1, Folder 11March 3, 1938 - June 6, 1938


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