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Princeton mathematics community in the 1930s / 1975-1985.

Author: William Aspray; Albert W Tucker
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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These interviews concern primarily the mathematics community at Princeton in the 1930s. Most of the discussion focuses on the institutional and social context of the development of an eminent mathematical research and graduate education center.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Aspray; Albert W Tucker
OCLC Number: 63283801
Notes: Most of the interviews were conducted between April, 1984 and June, 1985. Three earlier interviews of Albert W. Tucker that had not been transcribed have been added to the collection as have three written reminiscences.
Individual interviews in this collection have been cataloged separately.
Description: 41 Oral history interview transcripts. 3 Reminiscences.
Responsibility: an oral history project,

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These interviews concern primarily the mathematics community at Princeton in the 1930s. Most of the discussion focuses on the institutional and social context of the development of an eminent mathematical research and graduate education center.

In addition to discussion about the Department of Mathematics and the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, the interviews contain biographical information on many mathematicians.

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