Dept. of Mathematics (University of Michigan) records, 1913-1981 (bulk 1935-1981).


University of Michigan. Dept. of Mathematics. Dept. of Mathematics (University of Michigan) records, 1913-1981 (bulk 1935-1981).

Dept. of Mathematics (University of Michigan) records, 1913-1981 (bulk 1935-1981).

Administration series includes budget information, departmental history, notably history and reminiscences of Wilfred Kaplan and Raymond Wilder, and club and organization records of student organizations, the Undergraduate Math Club, and a Black graduate club, the Ishango Society of Mathematics; minutes of Executive Committee and Departmental Staff Committee; and photographs of faculty.

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Kaplan, Wilfred, 1915-.... (person)

Kaplan earned his Harvard AB in 1935, his AM in 1936, and his PhD in 1939. From the description of A dissertation on quadratic residues / by Wilfred Kaplan. c1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511776 Professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, officer and long-time member of the American Association of University Professors, especially its University of Michigan chapter. From the description of Wilfred Kaplan papers, 1958-2000. (Univer...

Wilder, Raymond Louis, 1896-1982 (person)

Raymond Louis Wilder (1896-1982), a topologist and student of the history and foundations of mathematics, was R.L. Moore's first doctoral student at the University of Texas. Wilder was on the University of Michigan faculty from 1926 to his retirement in 1966, after which he moved to the University of California-Santa Barbara. From the description of Wilder, Raymond Louis, papers, 1914-1982. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19525496 Raymond Lo...

University of Michigan. Department of Mathematics. (corporateBody)

The Department of Mathematics dates back to 1841, when formal instruction began at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Mathematics and science was taught by the Rev. George P. Williams (1841-1875).* The curriculum during the early years covered algebra, geometry, trigonometry, analytical geometry and calculus. In 1863 Williams became professor of physics, and Edward Olney (1863-1887) became professor of mathematics. Course offerings gradually expanded as the mathematics faculty...

University of Michigan. (corporateBody)

Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Undergraduate Math Club (University of Michigan) (corporateBody)

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