Jacob David Tamarkin correspondence, 1925-1943 (bulk 1930-1939).

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Tamarkin, Jacob David, 1888-1945. Jacob David Tamarkin correspondence, 1925-1943 (bulk 1930-1939).

Jacob David Tamarkin correspondence, 1925-1943 (bulk 1930-1939).

Consists of correspondence dating from 1925 to 1943 that documents the career of mathematician Jacob David Tamarkin, particularly his responsibilities as an editor of the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society. Correspondents include S.A. Janczewski, Lipót Fejér, Eberhard Hopf, N.M. Krylov, George Polya, Roland George Dwight Richardson, James Alexander Shohat, Marshall Harvey Stone, and Gabor Szego. Topics in the letters include formulas and theories, conferences, and academic appointments. Several of the mathematicians wrote about efforts to assist Otto Szasz and Gabor Szego with moves to the U.S. prior to World War II. Other correspondents, who wrote primarily regarding submissions to the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, include Garrett Birkhoff, Robert Daniel Carmichael, Mary Lucy Cartwright, Solomon Lefschetz, Raymond Edward Alan Christopher Paley, Tracy Yerkes Thomas, John Von Neumann, and Norbert Wiener. The collection includes the comments made by referees about papers submitted for publication. There is .8 linear ft. of correspondence between Tamarkin and Einar Hille that includes articles written by Hille.

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Tamarkin, J. D. (Jacob David), 1888-1945

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Hille, Einar, 1894-1979

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Szász, Otto, 1884-1952

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Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957

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John (Johann) Louis von Neumann (1903-1957) was born in Budapest and showed early signs of being a child prodigy. He entered the University of Budapest in 1921, but also attended the University of Berlin and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology before obtaining a degree in chemical engineering in 1925. He earned his Doctorate in Mathematics from the University of Budapest in 1927. After graduation, he worked at the University of Berlin before becoming a visiting professor to Princeton from ...

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American mathematical society

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Szegö, Gábor, 1895-1985

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Brown University.

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In 1917 the university established the Brown War Records Bureau, whose intention was to "collect and preserve a record of all Brown men who are serving in the present war". Brown faculty, students and alumni who were in the military were asked to fill out a small card called "Are you in the war?" and to send original letters, clippings or photographs which "have any bearing on the service of Brown men in the war." This collection is partly a result of that effort. From the guide to t...