Robert D. Carmichael Papers, 1905-64
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Brief Description: Papers of Robert Daniel Carmichael (1879-1967), professor of mathematics (1915-47), and dean of the graduate college (1933-47) including correspondence, diaries, and notebooks relating to his personal and organizational life (1913-63); notes and manuscripts of his autobiography, "On the Growth of My Life" (1953-59); family correspondence and genealogy notes (1928-64); poetry notebooks and manuscripts (1913-52); classics, philosophy and religion notebooks; philosophy of science notebooks and essay manuscripts (1905-43); mathematics notebooks (1909-64) on differential and difference equations, number theory, boundary problems and value and finite group theory, with notations, manuscript drafts, lectures, computation, bibliographic citations and reading records; theory of relativity notebook; bibliographic notecards and manuscripts; reprints (1906-53) and essays, speeches and addresses on education, philosophy of sciences and philosophy of life.�  Correspondence, clippings, reading records and indexes.�  This series includes notes and clippings relating to dissertation research carried on under Carmichael; the Chicago section of the American Mathematics Society (1920-21); the Illinois Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (1929); Eunice Carmichael Roberts (1939-59); family meetings (1954-56); publishers; the University of Illinois Philosophy Club (1923); Faculty Forum; Indiana Debate on Relativity (1926); Woodrow Wilson (1913-16); the family farm and mathematics department and graduate college (1919-47).�  Correspondents include Oliver Carmichael.
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Record Series Number: 15/14/20
Created by: Carmichael, Robert Daniel (1879-1967)
Volume: 18.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/24/1964; 1/26/1972
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Arrangement: by major topic, and by type of material, chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Afghanistan - Education
American Association of University Professors
American Mathematical Society
Difference Theory
Faculty Papers
Graduate College
Graduate Study
Group Theory
Scientific Method
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]