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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referencedIn Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930. General correspondence, 1919-1930. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956. Louis Charles Karpinski papers, 1901-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814-1897. Letter, 1879, January 11, Baltimore, to Professor Pierce [i.e., Peirce], Cambridge, Massachusetts : negative photostat. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn George A. Plimpton Papers, 1634-1956 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Myron Bement Smith collection, circa 1910-1970 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
creatorOf Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944. Autograph letter signed David Eugene Smith to: "My Esteemed Friends" Wellesley College
referencedIn Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783. Letter and manuscripts relating to Elemens de Musique, 1752, [microform]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944. Professional papers, 1860-1945. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Louis Charles Karpinski papers, 1838-1889 and 1901-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. person
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associatedWith Columbia University. Libraries. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Teachers College corporateBody
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associatedWith Descartes, René, 1596-1650. person
associatedWith Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783. person
associatedWith Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867. person
associatedWith Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. person
associatedWith Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898. person
associatedWith Gohierre de Longchamps, Gaston Albert, 1842- person
associatedWith Gray, Louis H. (Louis Herbert), 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Hadamard, Jacques, 1865-1963. person
associatedWith Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Klein, Felix, 1849-1925. person
associatedWith Laisant, C.-A. (Charles-Ange), 1841-1920. person
associatedWith Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807. person
associatedWith Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827. person
associatedWith Laurent, H. (Hermann), 1841-1908. person
associatedWith Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. person
associatedWith Libri, Guillaume, 1803-1869. person
associatedWith Mackay, J. S. (John Sturgeon), 1843-1914. person
associatedWith Mannheim, Victor Mayer Amédée, 1831-1906. person
associatedWith Marre, Aristide, 1823-1918. person
associatedWith Maurepas, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, comte de, 1701-1781. person
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associatedWith Milhaud, Gaston, 1858-1918. person
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associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. person
associatedWith Ocagne, Maurice d', 1862-1938. person
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associatedWith Plimpton, George A. (George Arthuer), 1855-1936 person
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associatedWith Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Rosse, William Parsons, Earl of, 1800-1867. person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918. person
associatedWith Schoute, P. H. (Pieter Hendrik), 1846-1913. person
associatedWith Sheepshanks, R. (Richard), 1794-1855. person
correspondedWith Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970 person
associatedWith Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930. person
associatedWith State University College at Cortland corporateBody
associatedWith State University of New York College at Brockport corporateBody
associatedWith Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814-1897. person
associatedWith Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838. person
associatedWith Trevelyan, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1807-1886. person
associatedWith Voltaire, 1694-1778. person
associatedWith Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. person
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Birth 1860-01-21

Death 1944-07-29

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