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EnglishVIAFrevised2015-09-21machineCPF merge programMerge v2.0revised2016-08-19T08:49:35machineSNAC EAC-CPF ParserBulk ingest into SNAC Databaserevised2016-08-19T08:49:35humanSystem Service (system@localhost)created2020-01-27machineSNAC EAC-CPF SerializerSNAC Identity Constellation serialized to EAC-CPFpersonRichardson, R. G. D. (Roland George Dwight), 1878-1949Richardson, R. G. D.R G D Richardson.Richardson, R. G. D. 1878-1949.Richardson, Roland George Dwight, 1878-194918781949Calculus of variations

Professor of Mathematics at Brown University. At different times vice-president and secretary of the American Mathematical Society.

From the description of Lectures on the calculus of variations, 1923-1924. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122639545Brown University. Dept. of Mathematics.Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968Duke Mathematical JournalHilbert, David, 1862-1943.Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-Tamarkin, Jacob David, 1888-1945.Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960.Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964Richardson, Roland George Dwight.Richardson, R. G. D. (Roland George Dwight), 1878-1949Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960. Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960).Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960.Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960).13,600 items.43 containers plus 1 oversize.17 linear feet.Correspondence, diaries, drafts of books, articles, book reviews, lecture notebooks, subject files, financial records, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Veblen's career in pure mathematics and mathematical physics and reflecting his associations with the American Mathematical Society, the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.), and Princeton University. Also includes material relating to the founding of Mathematical Reviews and to Veblen's efforts on behalf of displaced German scholars and other refugees. Correspondents include James W. Alexander, George David Birkhoff, Niels Bohr, P.A.M. Dirac, Albert Einstein, Abraham Flexner, Robert Andrews Millikan, O. Neugebauer, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Linus Pauling, O.W. Richardson, R.G.D. Richardson, Bertrand Russell, Marshall H. Stone, Lewis L. Strauss, Dirk J. Struik, John von Neumann, Hermann Weyl, John Henry Constantine Whitehead, Norbert Wiener, and Eugene Paul Wigner. Library of CongressMoore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-. Moore, R.L., Papers, 1875, 1891-1975.Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-Moore, R.L., Papers, 1875, 1891-1975.27 ft.Collection documents the career of R.L. Moore (1882-1974) at the University of Texas (1920-1974), with a small amount of material concerning his doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas LibrariesHilbert, David, 1862-1943. Lectures on the calculus of variations, Göttingen, 1904-1905.Hilbert, David, 1862-1943.Richardson, R. G. D. (Roland George Dwight), 1878-1949.Lectures on the calculus of variations, Göttingen, 1904-1905.1 v.Text in German. Brown University, John Hay LibraryOswald Veblen Papers, 1881-1960, (bulk 1920-1960)Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960Oswald Veblen Papers 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960)13,600 items; 43 containers plus 1 overize; 17 linear feetMathematician. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, articles, book reviews, drafts of books, lecture notebooks, financial papers, and miscellany relating primarily to Veblen's work and research in pure mathematics and mathematical physics and reflecting his association with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and the American Mathematical Society. Also includes material relating to Veblen's efforts on behalf of displaced German scholars and refugees.EnglishLibrary of Congress. Manuscript DivisionScott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972.Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968. Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972.74 boxes (24.7 linear ft.)Correspondence, compositions, and other papers of American educator and philosopher Scott Milross Buchanan.EnglishHoughton Library.Duke Mathematical Journal Records 86-5., 1927-1934Duke Mathematical Journal Records 1927-1934Records concern the founding of the Duke mathematical journal. Includes letters by R.G.D. Richardson and J.M. Thomas.EnglishDolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .Duke Mathematical Journal Records, 1927-1934.Duke Mathematical Journal Records, 1927-1934.1 in.Records concern the founding of the Duke mathematical journal. Includes letters by R.G.D. Richardson and J.M. Thomas. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas LibrariesR. L. Moore Papers, 84-63, 86-20, 86-41, 87-3., 1875, 1891-1975Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-R. L. MoorePapers, 1875, 1891-1975R. L. Moore(1882-1974), a prominent mathematician, was a professor of mathematics at TheUniversity of Texas at Austin for almost fifty years. The R. L. Moore Papers,1875-1975, consist of correspondence, research notebooks, drafts, teachingmaterial, mathematical notes, printed material, photographs and other materialdocumenting the life and career of Moore.EnglishArchives of American Mathematics, Center for American History, The University of Texas at AustinTamarkin, Jacob David, 1888-1945. Jacob David Tamarkin correspondence, 1925-1943 (bulk 1930-1939).Tamarkin, Jacob David, 1888-1945.Hille, Einar, 1894-1979.Jacob David Tamarkin correspondence, 1925-1943 (bulk 1930-1939).2.4 linear ft.Consists of correspondence dating from 1925 to 1943 that documents the career of mathematician Jacob David Tamarkin, particularly his responsibilities as an editor of the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society. Correspondents include S.A. Janczewski, Lipót Fejér, Eberhard Hopf, N.M. Krylov, George Polya, Roland George Dwight Richardson, James Alexander Shohat, Marshall Harvey Stone, and Gabor Szego. Topics in the letters include formulas and theories, conferences, and academic appointments. Several of the mathematicians wrote about efforts to assist Otto Szasz and Gabor Szego with moves to the U.S. prior to World War II. Other correspondents, who wrote primarily regarding submissions to the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, include Garrett Birkhoff, Robert Daniel Carmichael, Mary Lucy Cartwright, Solomon Lefschetz, Raymond Edward Alan Christopher Paley, Tracy Yerkes Thomas, John Von Neumann, and Norbert Wiener. The collection includes the comments made by referees about papers submitted for publication. There is .8 linear ft. of correspondence between Tamarkin and Einar Hille that includes articles written by Hille. Brown University, John Hay LibraryLindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-. Oral history interview with Robert Bruce Lindsay. 1964 May 6 and July 9.Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-King, W. James.Margenau, Henry, 1901-1997,Oral history interview with Robert Bruce Lindsay. 1964 May 6 and July 9.Sound recording: 3 5-inch reels (ca. 5.0 hrs.), 2 sessions.Transcript: 69 p.Early life in New Bedford, MA; father's informal education as chemist and engineer; difficulties in early education. Undergraduate at Brown University, 1916-1920; interest in mathematics. Graduate work at MIT, 1920-1922; physics exams; Edwin Wilson's tenure at MIT, state of physics teaching there, limitations of the department. Work with Niels Bohr in Copenhagen, 1922, leading to self-consistent filed idea applied to alkali atoms, Bohr as a person, teacher, and philosopher. Continuation of Copenhagen work for Ph.D. thesis in Department of Mathematics at MIT. Work atmosophere at Yale University, 1923-1930; reluctance about the new wave mechanics, later work in this area. Recollections of Ernest O. Lawrence at Yale, rivalry between Leigh Page and William P. G. Swann; Swann's interest in spiritualism, Page's emission theory of electromagnetism. Development of interest in philosophy and methodology of science; association with Percy W. Bridgeman, Norton Weiner, J. D. Tamarkin. Foundation of Physics course at Yale. Teaching at Brown University from 1930; Carl Barus; development of Mathematics Department under R. G. D. Richardson; Lindsay's supervision methods. Chairman of Brown Physics Department, problems setting up undergraduate degree program post-World War II; supervision of teaching. Research during World War II. Connection with Acoustical Society, 1936, member of executive council; associate editor of ASA Journal, 1950, editor-in-chief 1957, interest in publication of archival technical material. Great figures of the Acoustical Society; growth of and comparison between Acoustical and Physical Societies; role of the American Institute of Physics. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr LibraryRichardson, R. G. D. (Roland George Dwight), 1878-1949. Lectures on the calculus of variations, 1923-1924.Richardson, R. G. D. (Roland George Dwight), 1878-1949.Lectures on the calculus of variations, 1923-1924.1 vol. (169 p.).Brown University, John Hay LibraryBrown University. Dept. of Mathematics. Brown University Dept. of Mathematics meeting minutes, 1915-1939.Brown University. Dept. of Mathematics.Brown University Dept. of Mathematics meeting minutes, 1915-1939. [1915-1939]1.5 linear ft. (3 Hollinger document cases)This collection consists of minutes of meetings held by the Brown University Department of Mathematics during the years 1915-1922 and 1930-1939. The minutes include discussions regarding the department's policies and rules as well as information related to student affairs, curriculum development, faculty appointments, fellowships, examinations, the Mathematics Club and the honor list. The collection also includes department memorandum completed by the department chairman Roland G.D. Richardson. The department secretary was responsible for completing the meeting minutes. Clinton Currier was the department secretary during the years 1915 to 1923 followed by Clarence Raymond Adams in 1924. Brown University, Brown University LibraryNorbert Wiener papers, 1898-1966Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964Norbert Wiener papers 1898-196624.0 cubic feet; in 71 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript boxThis collection documents the career of Norbert Wiener. Wiener was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to1960 in the Department of Mathematics, and was a leader in the field of cybernetics. The material in this collection includes biographical information, correspondence, course material, manuscripts, and reprints.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections