Harold Hotelling papers, 1910-1975.

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Hotelling, Harold, 1895-. Harold Hotelling papers, 1910-1975.

Harold Hotelling papers, 1910-1975.

Correspondence, manuscripts, addresses, documents and printed materials. Correspondents include: Milton Friedman, Samuel S. Wilks, Nathan Pusey, William Proxmire, Helen M. Walker, Ray Lyman Wilbur, Alfred Cowles, 3d and Ragnar Frisch. The papers also include biographical, teaching and research materials; publications and drafts of articles and books including his study, "The Teaching of Statistics," and materials on the concept of "Hotelling's Generalized T."

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Wilks, S.S. (Samuel Stanley), 1906-1964

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Hotelling, Harold, 1895-1973

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