Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1975 Sept.

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Tucker, Albert W. (Albert William), 1905-1995,. Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1975 Sept.

Oral history interview with Albert W. Tucker, 1975 Sept.

Tucker talks about growing up as the son of a Methodist minister in Ontario, Canada, and about his education (4 different high schools, the University of Toronto, and Princeton University). He talks at some length about his years as a graduate student at Princeton and describes many of the faculty members, including Luther Eisenhart, Solomon Lefschetz, J. W. Alexander, and Oswald Veblen. Tucker tells of the beginnings of the Institute for Advanced Study.

Transcript : 21 p.

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