Mathematical Association of America. History of American Mathematics in World War II Committee.

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This committee, formed in January 1980, was charged with planning a project whose initial goals were to identify published works and issue bibliographies as well as to locate unpublished sources and to encourage their preservation and their proper description. In addition It recognized the need for new personal memoirs and oral history interviews. More information on the history of this committee can be found in its minutes. Members were: J. Barkley Rosser (Chairman), Maynard J. Brichford, Churchill Eisenhart, Albert C. Lewis, G. Baley Price, Mina Rees, and Nathan Reingold.

From the guide to the Mathematical Association of America. History of American Mathematics in World War II Committee Records 86-15; 89-8., 1944-1967, 1978-1983, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Records of the Committee's work in documenting the history of American mathematics in World War II. The material consists largely of letters from mathematicians active during World War II concerning historically valuable material in their possession, and of reports concerning mathematical research conducted during World War II. Included are letters, minutes, brief memoirs, reports, reprints, photographs, cassette tapes.

From the description of Records, 1980-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971918

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Brichford, Maynard J. person
associatedWith Eisenhart, Churchill. person
associatedWith Lewis, Albert C. person
associatedWith Price, G. Baley (Griffith Baley), 1905- person
associatedWith Rees, Mina. person
associatedWith Reingold, Nathan, 1927- person
associatedWith Rosser, J. Barkley (John Barkley), 1907- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Science
Mathematics--History
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Activity

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Active 1980

Active 1981

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