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Finding Aid to the Gerhard P. Hochschild papers, 1941-2004
BANC MSS 2011/215  
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Description
The Gerhard P. Hochschild papers (1941-2004) consist primarily of Hochschild's correspondence with mathematicians and notes from courses taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Also included are corrected reprints of his published manuscripts and articles and manuscript notes relating to his publication Introduction to Affine Algebraic Groups.
Background
Gerhard P. Hochschild was born in Berlin Germany on April 29, 1915. Soon after Hitler came to power in 1933, Hochschild was sent to South Africa from Germany where he continuted his education. Hochschild enrolled in the University of Capetown where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1936 and a Master of Science degree in mathematics in 1937. In 1938 Hochschild was admitted to the Princeton University Ph.D. program where he completed his doctoral degree in 1941. He accepted a faculty position at the University of Illinois in 1948. Hochschild accepted a position at the University of California, Berkeley in 1955-1956 as a visiting professor and was then offered a full professorship in the mathematics department at the University of California, Berkeley in 1958.
Extent
2 cartons, 2 boxes 2.9 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
Availability
Collection is open for research.