Covers the early years (1891-1924), the Blichfeldt era (1925-1938), the Szego period (1938-1949), and the 1950s-60s. Includes
brief accounts of the formation of the Dept. of Statistics and the Dept. of Computer Science.
Halsey L. Royden earned his B.S. in 1948 and his M.S. in 1949 at Stanford University and his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1951, after
which he returned to Stanford to join the faculty in the department of mathematics.
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