Guide to Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford mathematics Department"

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SCM0269
Creator: Fitting, Ralph U.
Creator: Royden, H. L.
Creator: Royden, H. L.
Title: Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford Mathematics Department"
Dates: 1988
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford mathematics Department" (SCM0269). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Royden, H. L.
Stanford University -- General subdivision--History.;
Stanford University. Computer Science Department.
Stanford University. Department of Mathematics.
Stanford University. Department of Statistics.
College students--California.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Paper 1988

Paper, 1988