George Pólya papers 1884-1985

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George Pólya papers, 1884-1985

George Pólya papers 1884-1985

Papers relate to Pólya's research and teaching in mathematics and include professional and personal correspondence with mathematicians worldwide, 1910-1984; course materials including lecture notes; mathematical research notebooks dating from 1917 to 1960; manuscripts including those from his published works , , , and ; ephemera; reprints; and photographs. Complex Variables How to Solve It Mathematical Discovery Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning

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