Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

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Mathematician, educator, and author, of Princeton, N.J.; joined the faculty of Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, N.J., in 1935.

From the description of History of the Institute for Advanced Study, 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70966902

Marston Morse (1892-1977) received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1917. He was the Benjamin Peirce Instructor in Mathematics (1919-1920), Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1926-1928), and Professor of Mathematics (1929-1935) at Harvard University. In 1935 he joined the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, where he taught until his retirement in 1962.

From the description of Papers of Marston Morse [unprocessed accessions], 1892-2006. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 760469238

Marston Morse received his Ph. D. from Harvard in 1917. He taught at Harvard from 1926 to 1935 (he was Professor of Mathematics from 1929 to 1935, and served as chairman of the Department of Mathematics from 1933 to 1935). In 1935 he joined the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, where he taught until his death.

From the description of Papers of Harold Marston Morse, ca. 1902-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 270753212

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referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Princeton University. Dept. of Mathematics. Department of Mathematics Oral History Project records, 1985. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Morse, Marston, 1892-1977. History of the Institute for Advanced Study, 1958. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn G. A. Hedlund Papers 2010-079., 1941-1945, 2008 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Tucker, Albert W. (Albert William), 1905-1995,. Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1984 July 12. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Morse, Marston, 1892-1977. Essays / by Marston Morse. Maine State Library
referencedIn Department of Mathematics Oral History Project records, 1985 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
creatorOf Morse, Marston, 1892-1977. Discovery and freedom : Portsmouth Priory Commencement Address, July 9, 1959 / by Marston Morse. Maine State Library
referencedIn Tucker, Albert W. (Albert William), 1905-1995,. Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1979 Apr. 9. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Morse, Marston, 1892-1977. Papers of Marston Morse [unprocessed accessions], 1892-2006. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Radó, Tibor, 1895-1965. Papers, 1921-1963. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Richard Courant Papers, 1902-1972 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf Morse, Marston, 1892-1977. Papers of Harold Marston Morse, ca. 1902-1980 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
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associatedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
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associatedWith Hedlund, G. A. person
associatedWith Historical Society of Princeton. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University. Dept. of Mathematics. corporateBody
associatedWith Radó, Tibor, 1895-1965. person
associatedWith Tucker, Albert W. (Albert William), 1905-1995, person
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Birth 1892-03-24

Death 1977-06-22

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