Edgar J. Townsend Papers, 1905-19, 1946 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of Edgar Jerome Townsend (1864-1955), professor of mathematics (1893-1929) and dean of the College of Science (1905-13), including photocopies of portions of a manuscript autobiography covering parents, boyhood, education, school teaching, Albion College (Michigan), Chicago, Illinois, Gottingen, German graduate work (1898-1900), Dean of Sciences position, Mathematics faculty, library, mathematical models, publications, retirement and family. Pages 1-44 and 47-61 contain a narrative and photographs pertaining to the Townsend family.
The series includes incoming correspondence (12 letters) for 1905-07, 1909; Essentials of Calculus and articles on mathematics for engineers, science and differentiability (1907-19).