# Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944

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Mathematician.

Professor of mathematics at the State Normal School, Cortland, N.Y., 1884-1891; at Michigan State Normal College, 1891-1898; at New York State Normal School, Brockport, N.Y., 1898-1901; and at Teachers College, Columbia University, 1901-1944. He was the editor of the BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, the AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY, and SCRIPTA MATHEMATICA, a member of the International Commission on the Teaching of Mathematics, 1908-1944, and librarian of Teachers College, 1902-1920. He was the author of RARA MATHEMATICA (1907), THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS (1924), and many other works on the history of mathematics as well as over forty mathematical textbooks and numerous journal articles. He also collected manuscript materials relating to the history of mathematics.

From the description of Professional papers, 1860-1945. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309772133

Mathematician.

Professor of mathematics at the State Normal School, Cortland, N.Y., 1884-1891; at Michigan State Normal College, 1891-1898; at New York State Normal School, Brockport, N.Y., 1898-1901; and at Teachers College, Columbia University, 1901-1944. He was the editor of the BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, the AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY, and SCRIPTA MATHEMATICA, a member of the International Commission on the Teaching of Mathematics, 1908-1944; and librarian of Teachers College, 1902-1920. He was the author of RARA MATHEMATICA (1907), THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS (1924), and many other works on the history of mathematics as well as over forty mathematical textbooks and numerous journal articles. He also collected manuscript materials relating to the history of mathematics.

From the description of Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515034

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#### Subjects:

- Mathematics--Societies, etc
- Geometry
- Scientists
- Mathematics--Study and teaching
- Mathematics--History
- Mathematicians
- Political science

#### Occupations:

- College teachers
- Collector
- Mathematicians

#### Places:

- France
*(as recorded)*