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Johns Hopkins University's Second Professor, 1981.

Author: Barbara McCrimmon
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Article from "Manuscripts" about James Joseph Sylvester, a Jewish professor who taught briefly at the University of Virginia before resigning over a problem with an obstructive student. He subsequently had a successful career at Johns Hopkins University and was known for his original mathematical work on the algebra of invariants which was later used in conjunction with others' work to lay the basis for the theory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Articles
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Named Person: James Joseph Sylvester; James Joseph Sylvester
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara McCrimmon
OCLC Number: 403920882
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Article from "Manuscripts" about James Joseph Sylvester, a Jewish professor who taught briefly at the University of Virginia before resigning over a problem with an obstructive student. He subsequently had a successful career at Johns Hopkins University and was known for his original mathematical work on the algebra of invariants which was later used in conjunction with others' work to lay the basis for the theory of relativity.

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