Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960Alternative names
From the description of Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062378
1880, June 24:
Born, Decorah, Iowa
A.B., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Ph. D., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
1903- 1905: Associate in mathematics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Published A System of Axioms for Geometry . . . Lancaster, Pa.: Press of the New Era Printing Co.
1905- 1910: Preceptor in mathematics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Published with N. J. Lennes Introduction to Infinitesimal Analysis. New York: J. Wiley & Sons
Married Elizabeth M. D. Richardson
1910- 1918: Published with John Wesley Young Projective Geometry. Boston: Ginn & Co. 2 vols.
1910- 1932: Professor of mathematics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.Y.
1917- 1919: Officer in U. S. Army
1923- 1924: President, American Mathematical Society
1923- 1924: Chairman of the physical sciences, National Research Council
Published Invariants of Quadratic Differential Forms. Cambridge University Press
Published with J. H. C. Whitehead The Foundations of Differential Geometry. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press
1932- 1960: Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N. J. (professor emeritus, 1950-1960)
President, International Congress of Mathematicians
Died, Princeton, N.J.
From the guide to the Oswald Veblen Papers, 1881-1960, (bulk 1920-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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