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Collection Details


Collection Name: Princeton Mathematics Community in the 1930s Oral History Project
Repository Name: Princeton University. Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
URL: http://infoshare1.princeton.edu/libraries/firestone/rbsc/finding_aids/mathoral/pm02.htm
Material Formats: [55 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1984-1985
Description: These interviews concern primarily the mathematics community in 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, and on the personalities and biographies of the individuals involved. Information about technical accomplishments within mathematics are only peripherally considered.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 45
Interviews: [55 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Science and Technology
ASP Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematics--Philosophy; Mathematics--Research; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Mathematics--Vocational guidance; New Jersey; Oral history; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Princeton, NJ; United States; Universities and colleges--Departments
Collection Code: OHC0001465