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Oral history interview with S. Wylie, 1985 June 12.

Author: S Wylie; Frederik Nebeker
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Princeton mathematics community in the 1930s : an oral history project
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Wylie describes his background (his father was an Oxford don) and his education (Winchester, Oxford, and Princeton). He tells of the graduate program in mathematics at Princeton, and he talks about many faculty members including Tracy Thomas, J.H.M. Wedderburn, Solomon Lefschetz, James Alexander, and especially Albert Tucker. Wylie tells of some of the occurences at the Graduate College and in the common room of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Albert W Tucker; Albert W Tucker
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: S Wylie; Frederik Nebeker
OCLC Number: 63283821
Notes: Recorded in Cambridge, England.
Description: Transcript : 17 pages

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Wylie describes his background (his father was an Oxford don) and his education (Winchester, Oxford, and Princeton). He tells of the graduate program in mathematics at Princeton, and he talks about many faculty members including Tracy Thomas, J.H.M. Wedderburn, Solomon Lefschetz, James Alexander, and especially Albert Tucker. Wylie tells of some of the occurences at the Graduate College and in the common room of Fine Hall.

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