Guide to the Georg Kreisel Correspondence with Jean van Heijenoort

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0233
Creator: Kreisel, Georg, 1923-
Title: Georg Kreisel correspondence with Jean van Heijenoort
Dates: 1949-1981
Physical Description: 6 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence, notes, memoranda, articles and other materials by Professor Georg Kreisel, sent to his colleague, Professor J. van Heijenoort of Harvard University. Includes some correspondence with other colleagues.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
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Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of J. van Heijenoort, 1981.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Georg Kreisel Correspondence with Jean van Heijenoort (SC0233). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, articles and other materials by Professor Georg Kreisel, sent to his colleague, Professor J. van Heijenoort of Harvard University. Includes some correspondence with other colleagues.

Access Terms

Heijenoort, Jean van.
Kreisel, Georg, 1923-
Stanford University. Dept. of Philosophy --Faculty.
Logic, Symbolic and Mathematical.
Philosophy.


Collection Contents

 

Correspondence 1949-1981

Box 1, Folder 1

Kreisel-Buffalo, Notions of Proof undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Foundations of Mathematics 1900-1950 undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Interpretations of Analysis 1957

Box 1, Folder 4

Review of Mostowski 1953

Box 1, Folder 5

Two Expository Notes on Foundations undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Kreisel - Misc. 1949

Box 1, Folder 7

Kreisel - Predicative Analysis 1958

Box 1, Folder 8

Kreisel - Misc. Letters 1950

Box 1, Folder 9

Elementary Logic undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Kriesel 1952

Box 1, Folder 11

Some Concepts concerning formal systems... 1952

Box 1, Folder 12

Kreisel - Brussels Congress 1953

Box 1, Folder 13

A variant to Hilbert's Theory... 1953

Box 1, Folder 14

On a problem of Henkin's 1953

Box 1, Folder 15

Remark on Complete Interpretations by Models 1954

Box 1, Folder 16

Mathematical significance of Consistency Proofs 1957

Box 1, Folder 17

Ordinal Logics and the Characterization of Informal Concepts of Proof 1958

Box 1, Folder 18

Kreisel - Wittgenstein's Remarks on the Foundation of Mathematics 1958

Box 1, Folder 19

Mathematical significance of Consistency Proofs 1958

Box 1, Folder 20

Kreisel - Cantor- Bendixson Theorem 1959

Box 1, Folder 21

The axiom of choice and the class of Hyper-Arithmetic Functions 1962

Box 1, Folder 22

Kreisel - Letter to Wang 1963

Box 1, Folder 23

Kreisel - Letter to Parsons 23410

Box 1, Folder 24

Kreisel- Review of Dreben, Andrews and Aanderaa 1964

Box 1, Folder 25

Functions, ordinals, species 1967

Box 1, Folder 26

Functions, ordinals, species 1967

Box 1, Folder 27

Kreisel - Mathematical logic...[Russell volume] 1967

Box 1, Folder 28

Kreisel - Buffalo - Draft 1968

Box 1, Folder 29

Lawless Sequences of Natural Numbers 1968

Box 1, Folder 30

Functions, ordinals, species 1968

Box 1, Folder 31

Kreisel - The Formalist - positivist doctrine of... 1969

Box 1, Folder 32

Note on arithmetic models for consistent forumlae of the predicate calculus 1950

Box 1, Folder 33

Kreisel - Set theoretic problems suggested by the notion of potential totality undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Kreisel - Intuitionistic mathematics undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Lectures, Course Notes undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Kreisel - Lectures on proof theory undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Formal Rules and Questions of Justifying Mathematical Practice undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Kreisel undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Kreisel - Report on intuitionsim - Vol. 2 undated

Box 3, Folder 1

Kreisel - Der unheilvolle Einbruch de Logik in die Mathematik 1975

Box 3, Folder 2

Various Articles by Kreisel c. 1969-1973

Box 3, Folder 3

Review of Brouwer's Collected Works I 1975

Box 3, Folder 4

Kreisel - Hilbert's Problem 1974

Box 3, Folder 5

Kreisel, Jeferman 1968

Box 3, Folder 6

Notions of Proof undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Bertraud Russell's logic 1970

Box 3, Folder 8

Kreisel - Oslo - Draft 1970

Box 3, Folder 9

Axiomatizations of Nonstandard Analysis 1969

Box 3, Folder 10

Kreisel - Buffalo 1968

Box 3, Folder 11

Kreisel - Lecture Notes undated

Box 3, Folder 12

Some Concepts concerning formal systems of number theory 1952

Box 3, Folder 13

Kreisel - Cours undated

Box 4, Folder 1

Kreisel- AAAS Meeting Papers 1974

Box 4, Folder 2

Some purposes of generalizing recursion theory 1969

Box 4, Folder 3

Der unheilvolle Einbruch de Logik in die Mathematik 1975

Box 4, Folder 4

Review of Brouwer's Collected Works 1975

Box 4, Folder 5

Elementary logic: Some... 1976

Box 4, Folder 6

Miscellaneous undated

Box 4, Folder 7

Predicative Analysis 1958

Box 4, Folder 8

Kreisel 1975

Box 4, Folder 9

Proposed Research 1975

Box 4, Folder 10

Kreisel - Letters to Van Heijenoort 1973

Box 4, Folder 11

Farikh 1975

Box 4, Folder 12

Misc. Correspondence 1970-1975

Box 4, Folder 13

Generalized inductive definitions undated

Box 4, Folder 14

La predicativite 1960

Box 4, Folder 15

Lawless Sequences of Natural Numbers 1968

Box 4, Folder 16

Only Recursive Problems are Positively Reducible 1971

Box 4, Folder 17

Kreisel & Krivine - Corrections undated

Box 4, Folder 18

Kreisel & Wang 1953

Box 4, Folder 19

Elementary completeness properties of intuitionistic logic 1958

Box 4, Folder 20

Kreisel on Herbrand undated

Box 4, Folder 21

On the interpretation of... 1951-1952

Box 4, Folder 22

On the concepts of completeness 1952

Box 4, Folder 23

Niffo-American Conference 1973

Box 4, Folder 24

On the concepts of completeness 1952

Box 5, Folder 1

Topics in Proof Theory 1971

Box 5, Folder 2

Some conservative extensions of Primitive Recursive Arithmetic 1971

Box 5, Folder 3

Review of Gentzen 0

Box 5, Folder 4

Bibliography undated

Box 5, Folder 5

Report on intuitionism undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Kreisel, Mints, Simpson undated

Box 5, Folder 7

Formal Rules and Questions of Justifying Mathematical Practice 1974

Box 5, Folder 8

Elements of proof theory undated

Box 5, Folder 9

Course on intuitionism 1973

Box 6, Folder 1

Kreisel 1976

Box 6, Folder 2

Kreisel - Misc. Correspondence 1973

Box 6, Folder 3

Kreisel - Memoirs 1974

Box 6, Folder 4

Countable Functions and Neighborhood Functions undated

Box 6, Folder 5

Kreisel Seminar Notes and Construction Proof Theory 1969

Box 6, Folder 6

Kreisel - Proofs and Rules: Topics for illustrating Wittgenstein's style of thoughts 1976

Box 6, Folder 7

Kreisel - The motto of "Investigations" and the philosophy of proofs and rules 1976

Box 6, Folder 8

Memos and Papers c. 1977

Box 6, Folder 9

Kreisel - Rapport Sur La These de Girard 1972

Box 6, Folder 10

Kreisel - Finitely definable number theoretic functions... 1972

Box 6, Folder 11

Review of Dreisel, Buffalo - Church's Thesis 1970

Box 6, Folder 12

Kreisel - Facts and Fantasies about logic in philosophy 1970

Box 6, Folder 13

Kreisel - Some reasons for Generalizing Recursion Theory 1970

Box 6, Folder 14

Report on intuitionism - Stanford 1963

Box 7, Folder 1

J. Van Heijenoort - Constructionist Approch to Logic 1979 Jun 25

Box 7, Folder 2

Seminar 1978, Definitions and Preface 1978

Box 7, Folder 3

Memos and Letters 1979

Box 7, Folder 4

"On the Kind of Date Needed for a Theory of Proofs" 1976 Nov 4

Box 7, Folder 5

Kreisel 1981

Box 7, Folder 6

Kreisel 1981

Box 7, Folder 7

Kreisel 1975

Box 7, Folder 8

Kreisel 1976

Box 7, Folder 9

Kreisel Proofs of Rules 1976

Box 7, Folder 10

Memos and Letters 1979

Box 7, Folder 11

Kreisel Letter to Lopez-Escobar 1974

Box 8, Folder 1

Kreisel Some uses of Mathmatics 1956

Box 8, Folder 2

Kreisel Two Notes 1969

Box 8, Folder 3

Kreisel A Survey of Proof Theories 1970

Box 8, Folder 4

Review of... Undated

Box 8, Folder 5

Kreisel 1980

Box 8, Folder 6

Kreisel- Foundations of Mathmatics:1900-1950 Undated

Box 8, Folder 7

Axiomatizations of nonstandard analysis 1969

Box 8, Folder 8

Letter to Heyting 1970

Box 8, Folder 9

Observations of a recent 1976

Box 8, Folder 10

Wie die Beweistheorie undated

Box 8, Folder 11

Kreisel Introduction 1978 Oct 11

Box 8, Folder 12

Kreisel Letters undated

Box 8, Folder 13

Class notes 1969

Box 8, Folder 14

GK Closed Undated

Box 8, Folder 15

Mints Correspondence 1970 Oct

Box 8, Folder 16

Dreben Crrespondence with Kresiel 1968 Oct 9

Box 8, Folder 17

Correspondence Confidential Letters 1969-1977

Box 8, Folder 18

Kreisel 1974-1979

Box 8, Folder 19

On "Kurt Godel" and a Paper by G. Patzig 1968

Box 8, Folder 20

Aussagenquantoren 1980 May 27

Box 9, Folder 1

Five Notes on the Application of Proof Theory to Computer Science 1971 Dec 1

Box 9, Folder 2

Kreisel, Lacombe, and Sheonfield 1957

Box 9, Folder 3

Kresisel and Levy 1968

Box 9, Folder 4

Kreisel, Sheonfield, and Wang 1960

Box 9, Folder 5

Kreisel and Sacks Metarecursive 1965

Box 9, Folder 6

Kreisel and Cakeuti 1974

Box 9, Folder 7

Howard and Kreisel 1966

Box 9, Folder 8

Sherman and Kreisel - Persisitant and invariant formulas 1966

Box 9, Folder 9

Kreisel Wohlordrungen 1976

Box 9, Folder 10

Letters to Van Heijemoort 1980

Box 10, Folder 1

GK Letter to van Heijemoort 1981 May 21

Box 10, Folder 2

GK Letter to van Heijemoort 1983 Apr 14

Box 10, Folder 3

GK Letter to Codd 1983, Apri 12

Box 10, Folder 4

GK Letter to Fefermann 1983 Apr 11

Box 10, Folder 5

GK Review of van der Hoeven 1983

Box 10, Folder 6

GK Some comments on Persons 1983 Apr 13

Box 10, Folder 7

Course Notes 1969 Autumn

Box 10, Folder 8

GK Letter to van Heijemoort 1983 Apr 13

Box 10, Folder 9

GK Letter to Lost 1983 Apr 8

Box 10, Folder 10

GK Letter to van Heijemoort 1983 Apr 11

Box 10, Folder 11

GK Letter to van Heijemoort 1983 Apr 4

Box 10, Folder 12

Unidentified 1970 May

Box 10, Folder 13

Kreisal Kurt Godel 1980

Box 10, Folder 14

Kresiel Article on Brouwer 1983

Box 11, Folder 1

Seminar Spring 1982

Box 11, Folder 2

Letters to JvH 1982

Box 11, Folder 3

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Nov 1

Box 11, Folder 4

Letter to Van Heijenoort 1982 Nov 11

Box 11, Folder 5

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Dec 8

Box 11, Folder 6

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Nov 29

Box 11, Folder 7

Postscript 1970

Box 11, Folder 8

Errata 1968

Box 11, Folder 9

Abstract structures 1968

Box 11, Folder 10

Category theory 1968

Box 11, Folder 11

Letters to JvH 1981 Mar 16, 17

Box 11, Folder 12

Frege's Foundation Auct 1983

Box 11, Folder 13

Letter to Poffer 1983 Apr 18

Box 11, Folder 14

Letter to van heijenoort 1983 Apr 18

Box 11, Folder 15

Kreisel, G 1983 Mar 15

Box 11, Folder 16

Kreisel, G 1983 Feb 15

Box 11, Folder 17

Kresiel, G 1983, Mar 14

Box 11, Folder 18

GK Undated

Box 11, Folder 19

Kreisel, Frege's Foundation 1983 Jan 9

Box 11, Folder 20

Kreisel Ltter to Croelstra 1983 Mar 18

Box 11, Folder 21

Kreisel Dur Bewertung Undated

Box 11, Folder 22

Kreisel circa 1983

Box 11, Folder 23

Kreisel Corrections ott eh Godel memoir 1980

Box 11, Folder 24

Kreisel Letter to JvH 1983 Jan 21

Box 11, Folder 25

Kreisel What is to be done? 1983 Feb 22

Box 11, Folder 26

Kreisel Appendix 1983 Feb 21

Box 11, Folder 27

GK 1983 Jan 25

Box 11, Folder 28

Letters 1981

Box 11, Folder 29

Letters 1979

Box 11, Folder 30

Letter to Sundholm 1982 Jan 6

Box 11, Folder 31

Theorums 1982

Box 11, Folder 32

Kreisel Review of Lauben and Kennedy Undated

Box 11, Folder 34

Four lectures on proof theory 1975

Box 11, Folder 35

Some uses of proof theory 1975

Box 11, Folder 36

Metamathematic mit beschrankten uitteln 1975

Box 11, Folder 37

Was hat die Logik 1975

Box 11, Folder 38

Kreisel 1982

Box 11, Folder 39

Letters to JvH 1981

Box 11, Folder 40

Kreisel Constructive lgoic versus algebratization 1982

Box 11, Folder 41

Report Undated

Box 11, Folder 42

Review of Beeson 1976

Box 11, Folder 43

Whittgenstein Lecture 1976

Box 11, Folder 44

Appendi to teh Brouwer Article 1982

Box 11, Folder 45

On a simple-minded question undated

Box 11, Folder 46

Letter to Wagner 1981 Dec 16

Box 11, Folder 47

Report on Sundholm 1982

Box 11, Folder 48

Errata undated

Box 11, Folder 49

Letter to Cakeuti 1981 Dec 7

Box 12, Folder 1

Kreisel Thinking About 1984 Mar 19

Box 12, Folder 2

Kreisel Review of Teferman 1984 Mar 19

Box 12, Folder 3

Godel's Ambivalence 1983 May

Box 12, Folder 4

Kreisel's Corrections to Frege's Foundations 1983 May

Box 12, Folder 5

Kreisel Was hat die Grundlagenforschung undated

Box 12, Folder 6

Kreisel aud Macintyre 1982

Box 12, Folder 7

Was hat die Wissenchaft 1982 Nov 1

Box 12, Folder 8

Ernige Erlauterungeu 1982

Box 12, Folder 9

Kreisel Letter to Feferman 1982 Dec 12

Box 12, Folder 10

Notizen 1983 Oct 12

Box 12, Folder 11

Notizen 1983 Oct 11

Box 12, Folder 12

Logische uud 1983 Dec 2

Box 12, Folder 13

Godel's Ambivalence 1983 Jul 16

Box 12, Folder 14

Aus der Crickkiste0 1983

Box 12, Folder 15

Was hat die 1983 Oct

Box 12, Folder 16

Letter to Chaussky-Todd 1983 Sep 5

Box 12, Folder 17

Research proposal 1983 Oct 1983

Box 12, Folder 18

Kreisel Progress report 1983 Oct 19

Box 12, Folder 19

Kreisel Godels Ambivalence undated

Box 12, Folder 20

Review of Kripke 1983

Box 12, Folder 21

Kreisel Miscellaneous 1983 Sept 23

Box 12, Folder 22

Kreisel Miscellaneous 1982 Nov

Box 12, Folder 23

Review of Russian book containing some of his papers 1982

Box 12, Folder 24

Kreisel Letter to Burge 1984 Jan

Box 12, Folder 25

Letter to Judith Miller 1984 Jan 5

Box 12, Folder 26

Letter to Oxford registrar 1984 Jan

Box 12, Folder 27

Dubious assumptions 1984 Mar 9

Box 12, Folder 28

Self-review 1984 Mar 7

Box 12, Folder 29

Comments on non-montonic logic 1984 Mar 8

Box 12, Folder 30

Letter to Olga Caussky Todd 1984 Feb 27

Box 12, Folder 31

Letter to van Heijenoort 1984 Feb 23

Box 12, Folder 32

Letter to van Heijenoort 1984 Feb 23

Box 12, Folder 33

Letter to Gabriel Dirac 1984 Jan 29

Box 12, Folder 34

Letter to Pour 1984 Feb 2

Box 12, Folder 35

Lecture Notes 1984 Jan 27

Box 12, Folder 36

Swan Song 1984 Jan 26

Box 12, Folder 37

Note to van Heijenoort 1984 Jan 17

Box 12, Folder 38

Seminar on... 1984 Jan

Box 12, Folder 39

Twentieth century 1984 Jan 21

Box 12, Folder 40

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Sep 20

Box 12, Folder 41

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Sep 15

Box 12, Folder 42

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Sep 15

Box 12, Folder 43

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Oct 5

Box 12, Folder 44

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Oct 4

Box 12, Folder 45

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Sep 23

Box 12, Folder 46

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Oct 18

Box 12, Folder 47

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Sep 23

Box 12, Folder 48

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Sep 30

Box 12, Folder 49

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Oct 17

Box 12, Folder 50

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Oct 31

Box 12, Folder 51

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 2

Box 12, Folder 52

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 4

Box 12, Folder 53

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 7

Box 12, Folder 54

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 14

Box 12, Folder 55

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 21

Box 12, Folder 56

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Nov 28

Box 12, Folder 57

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Dec 2

Box 12, Folder 58

Letter to van Heijenoort 1982 Apr 23

Box 12, Folder 59

Letter to JvH 1983 Apr 27

Box 12, Folder 60

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Apr 29

Box 12, Folder 61

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 May 10

Box 12, Folder 62

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 May 26

Box 12, Folder 63

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 May 31

Box 12, Folder 64

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jun 3

Box 12, Folder 65

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jun 10

Box 12, Folder 66

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jun 17

Box 12, Folder 67

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jun 15

Box 12, Folder 68

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 1

Box 12, Folder 69

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 4

Box 12, Folder 70

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 12

Box 12, Folder 71

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 18

Box 12, Folder 72

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 29

Box 12, Folder 73

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 27

Box 12, Folder 74

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Jul 25

Box 12, Folder 75

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Aug 8

Box 12, Folder 76

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Aug 11

Box 12, Folder 77

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Aug 23

Box 12, Folder 78

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Aug 30

Box 12, Folder 79

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Sep 2

Box 12, Folder 80

Letter to van Heijenoort 1983 Sep 16

Box 12, Folder 81

Report 1984 Mar 9

Box 12, Folder 82

Letter to van Heijenoort 1984 Mar 20

Box 12, Folder 83

Report on Curchin 1984 Feb 17