Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1975 Sept.
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Mathematician. From the description of Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062378 Biographical Note 1880, June 24 Born, Decorah, Iowa 1898 A.B., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1900 A.B...
Luther P. (Pfahler) Eisenhart taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed in 1905 by Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson. He was born on January 13, 1876 to Charles Augustus Eisenhart and Emma Catherine Pfahler Eisenhart in York, Pennsylvania. Eisenhart received his B.A. in Mathematics from Gettysburg College in 1896 and a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1900. Eisenhart became an instructor at Princeton University in 1900; Wilson named hi...
The 1930s saw the flowering of a unique mathematical community at Princeton University, sparked by the construction of a luxurious new building Fine Hall (now Jones Hall) designed to facilitate a real community of mathematicians engaged in research and closely linked with mathematical physicists in the attached Palmer physics laboratory. This community was unlike any other in America before that time and perhaps afterwards, and had important consequences for American mathematics. With the planni...
Professor of mathematics at Princeton University. From the description of Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1986 May 8. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63306961 Mathematician. From the description of Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1984 Apr. 10. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63297202 From the description of Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1984 Oct. 9. (Unive...