Marian Pour-El Papers 1940-2004

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Marian Pour-El Papers 1940-2004

Marian Pour-El (1928-2009) was bornin New York City, New York. She completed her bachelor’s degree in physics at HunterCollege (1945), her A.M. in mathematics at Harvard College (1951), and continued herstudies in mathematical logic at Harvard to earn her Ph.D. in 1958. She was one of thefirst and only female students in the Harvard mathematics department, a trend thatshe encountered throughout her career.

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