Department of Mathematics Papers

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Department of Mathematics Papers
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Call Number: UA159
Dates: 1916, 1922-1943 [bulk 1930s]
Physical Description: 2.31 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Scope and Content
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Correspondence
Hiring an Instructor
Faculty Candidates
Committees
Related Subject Files
Organizations
Examinations and Stoddard Prize
Collection Overview
Title: Department of Mathematics Papers
Call Number: UA159
Dates: 1916, 1922-1943 [bulk 1930s]
Physical Description: 2.31 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Scope and Content
Department of Mathematics Papers contain correspondence and other files of Arthur Sullivan Gale, chairman of the Department of Mathematics and dean of the College for Men. Correspondence organized alphabetically by subject appears first, followed by chronological correspondence (1927-1943). Additional files relate to faculty candidates, committees, organizations, examinations, the department's Stoddard Prize, and other subjects. Stoddard Prize material includes problems and students' answers, by year. The collection also contains some photographs.

Access
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Use
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Citation
[Item title, item date], Department of Mathematics Papers, UA159, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
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


Revision Information
Fall 2018: Content list and notes added by Miranda Zammarelli (Class of 2020).

Content List
Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Library, 1927, 1935
Box 1, Folder 2Mathematics and physics research fellowship, 1928-1930
Box 1, Folder 3-4Scholarship nominations, 1928-1929, 1932-1934, 1936-1938
Box 1, Folder 5Office assignments and plans of buildings, 1929-1932
Box 1, Folder 61930 - 1931
Box 1, Folder 71931 - 1932
Box 1, Folder 8-91932 - 1933
Includes ten-year plan for the department, along with notes from preparation of the plan.

Box 1, Folder 101933 - 1934
Box 1, Folder 11-13;
Box 2, Folder 1
1934 - 1935
Box 2, Folder 3-41935 - 1936
Box 2, Folder 51936 - 1937
Box 2, Folder 71937 - 1938
Includes programs from American Mathematical Society events.

Box 3, Folder 11939
Includes a Boar's Head Dinner invitation addressed to Arthur Sullivan Gale.

Box 3, Folder 21940
Box 3, Folder 3Applications, 1940
Box 3, Folder 5-61941
Box 3, Folder 71942
Box 3, Folder 81943
Hiring an Instructor
Box 2, Folder 21934-1935
Box 2, Folder 61937
Box 2, Folder 81938
Box 2, Folder 9-111938-1939
Box 3, Folder 41940
Faculty Candidates
Box 3, Folder 9A-I, 1934-1938
Box 4, Folder 1J-M, 1934-1937
Box 4, Folder 2N-Z, 1934-1935, 1937
Committees
Box 4, Folder 3College of Men, 1938
Box 4, Folder 4Reports, 1922-1931
Box 4, Folder 5Traditions, circa 1935
Box 4, Folder 6Research, 1931, 1934, undated
Related Subject Files
Box 4, Folder 7Class frequency distribution, 1934-1935
Box 4, Folder 8Department load study, 1934-1936, 1941, undated
Box 4, Folder 9Majoring and careers in mathematics, 1923, 1925, 1928-1930, undated
Box 4, Folder 10Photographs
Organizations
Box 4, Folder 11American Association for the Advancement of Science (A.A.A.S.), 1936, undated
Box 4, Folder 12-13American Mathematical Society, 1935-1938
Box 4, Folder 14American Mathematical Society, 1940-1941
Box 5, Folder 1-2American Mathematical Society, 1940-1943
Box 5, Folder 3Various organizations, 1921, 1933, 1935-1936, 1938, undated
Box 5, Folder 4Sigma Xi, 1929-1930, 1938-1940, undated

Examinations and Stoddard Prize
Box 5, Folder 5Comprehensive examinations, 1932-1935
Box 5, Folder 6Comprehensive examinations, 1936-1941
Box 5, Folder 7Comprehensive examination notes, 1941, undated
Box 5, Folder 8Course registration forms and examinations, 1930
Box 5, Folder 9Iowa Placement Examinations, 1925, 1928, 1930-1931
Box 5, Folder 10;
Box 6, Folder 1-2
Mathematics 21 papers, 1935-1937
Box 6, Folder 3-7Stoddard Prize problems, 1916, 1931-1932, 1936-1942


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