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Oral history interview with Merrill Flood, 1984 May 14.

Author: Merrill Flood; Albert W Tucker
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Princeton mathematics community in the 1930s : an oral history project
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Flood describes his coming to Princeton in 1931 after earning a master's degree in number theory at the University of Nebraska. Flood talks about faculty members: he was assistant to Luther Eisenhart, he took courses from James Alexander and H. P. Robertson, he worked under J. H. M. Wedderburn for his Ph.D. Flood tells of graduate student life, including poker playing, and how he came to switch to applied  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Flood; Albert W Tucker
OCLC Number: 63309528
Notes: Recorded in San Francisco, Calif.
Description: Transcript : 23 p.

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Flood describes his coming to Princeton in 1931 after earning a master's degree in number theory at the University of Nebraska. Flood talks about faculty members: he was assistant to Luther Eisenhart, he took courses from James Alexander and H. P. Robertson, he worked under J. H. M. Wedderburn for his Ph.D. Flood tells of graduate student life, including poker playing, and how he came to switch to applied mathematics after completing his Ph.D.

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