Guide to the Joseph B. Keller Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0899
Creator: Keller, Joseph B. (Joseph Bishop), 1923-
Title: Joseph B. Keller papers
Dates: 1949-2007
Physical Description: 11.5 Linear feet
Summary: These papers consist primarily of correspondence files maintained by Keller from 1949-2007. Also included are article reviews and refereeing reports, honorary degrees and other awards, and course evaluations, as well as figures and problems.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Joseph B. Keller Papers (SC0899). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Joseph B. Keller is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, and former Honorary Professor of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1923, Keller earned all three of his degrees at New York University: B.A. in 1943, M.S. in 1946, and Ph.D. in 1948. He remained there as a Professor of Mathematics in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences until 1979, when he moved to Stanford University, where he continues to conduct his research.

Description of the Collection

These papers consist primarily of correspondence files maintained by Keller from 1949-2007. Also included are article reviews and refereeing reports, honorary degrees and other awards, and course evaluations, as well as figures and problems.

Access Terms

Keller, Joseph B. (Joseph Bishop), 1923-
Stanford University. Dept. of Mathematics
Stanford University. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
Mathematics--Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1949-1960

Box 1, Folder 2

1961-1966

Box 1, Folder 3

1967-1970

Box 1, Folder 4

1971-1972

Box 1, Folder 5

January 1973-December 1973

Box 2, Folder 1

January 1947-August 1975

Box 2, Folder 2

September 1975-June 1976

Box 2, Folder 3

July 1976-January 1978

Box 2, Folder 4

April 1977-December 1977

Box 3, Folder 1

January 1978-May 1978

Box 3, Folder 2

August 1979-February 1980

Box 3, Folder 3

March 1980-December 1980

Box 3, Folder 4

July 1980-December 1980

Box 3, Folder 5

January 1981-June 1981

Box 4, Folder 1

January 1981-June 1981

Box 4, Folder 2

July 1981-December 1981

Box 4, Folder 3

January 1, 1982-June 30, 1982

Box 4, Folder 4

July 1, 1982-December 31, 1982

Box 4, Folder 5

January 1, 1983-April 1, 1983

Box 5, Folder 1

April 1, 1983-June 30, 1983

Box 5, Folder 2

July 1, 1983-August 1983

Box 5, Folder 3

October 1983-February 1984

Box 5, Folder 4

February 1984-July 1984

Box 5, Folder 5

September 1984-January, 1985

Box 6, Folder 1

September 1984-April 1985

Box 6, Folder 2

October 1984-April 1985

Box 6, Folder 3

May 1985-August 1985

Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence from various files, contracts, etc. circa 1977-1985

Box 7, Folder 1

October 1985-March 1986

Box 7, Folder 2

September 1986-December 1986

Box 7, Folder 3

1986

Box 7, Folder 4

1987

Box 8, Folder 1

1987

Box 8, Folder 2

1987

Box 8, Folder 3

1987-1988

Box 8, Folder 4

1988

Box 8, Folder 5

1988

Box 9, Folder 1

1988

Box 9, Folder 2

1988

Box 9, Folder 3

1988

Box 9, Folder 4

1989

Box 9, Folder 5

1989

Box 10, Folder 1

1989

Box 10, Folder 2

1989

Box 10, Folder 3

1989-1990

Box 10, Folder 4

1989-1990

Box 10, Folder 5

1989-1990

Box 10, Folder 6

1990-1991

Box 11, Folder 1

1990-1991

Box 11, Folder 2

1991

Box 11, Folder 3

1991

Box 11, Folder 4

1991

Box 11, Folder 5

1991-1992

Box 12, Folder 1

1991-1992

Box 12, Folder 2

September 1992-December 1992

Box 12, Folder 3

1993

Box 12, Folder 4

1993

Box 12, Folder 5

1993

Box 12, Folder 6

1993-1994

Box 13, Folder 1

1992-1994

Box 13, Folder 2

1992-1994

Box 13, Folder 3

1994

Box 13, Folder 4

1989-1995

Box 13, Folder 5

1995

Box 13, Folder 6

1995

Box 14, Folder 1

1993-1996

Box 14, Folder 2

1988-1996

Box 14, Folder 3

1995-1997

Box 14, Folder 4

Spring 1997

Box 14, Folder 5

1997

Box 14, Folder 6

Correspondence with Jesse Goldberg 1997-1998

Box 15, Folder 1

1996-1998

Box 15, Folder 2

1997

Box 15, Folder 3

1997-1998

Box 15, Folder 4

1998

Box 15, Folder 5

1994-1999

Box 16, Folder 1

1998-1999

Box 16, Folder 2

1999

Box 16, Folder 3

1999-2000

Box 16, Folder 4

1999-2000

Box 16, Folder 5

2000

Box 17, Folder 1

2000

Box 17, Folder 2

2000-2001

Box 17, Folder 3

2000-2001

Box 17, Folder 4

2000-2001

Box 17, Folder 5

2000-2001

Box 17, Folder 6

2001

Box 18, Folder 1

2001-2002

Box 18, Folder 2

2001-2002

Box 18, Folder 3

2002

Box 18, Folder 4

2002-2003

Box 18, Folder 5

2002-2004

Box 18, Folder 6

2000-2004

Box 19, Folder 1

2004-2005

Box 19, Folder 2

2005-2007

 

Miscellaneous

Box 19, Folder 3

Calendars, 1981-1985

Box 19, Folder 4

Figures

Box 19, Folder 5

Figures: Reflected rays

Box 19, Folder 6

Lecture notes, problems

Box 19, Folder 7

Course Evaluations-Stanford & UCLA

Box 19, Folder 8

Old Applicants

Box 19, Folder 9

Articles reviewed, July 1964-1967

Box 20, Folder 1

Articles reviewed, January 1968-September 1974

Box 20, Folder 2

Articles reviewed, January 1975-December 1980

Box 20, Folder 3

Reviews, January 1980-October 1981

Box 20, Folder 4

Reviews, November 1981-1983

Box 20, Folder 5

Reviews, 1983

Box 21, Folder 1

Reviews, 1986-1987

Box 21, Folder 2

Reviews, 1992-1998

Box 21, Folder 3

Reviews, 1998-2005

Box 21, Folder 4

United States National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (Keller), and Stanford Committee on Research, 1981-1982, 1983-1984

Box 21, Folder 5

Wave Motion

Box 21, Folder 6

Monthly Problems

Box 21, Folder 7

Honorary Degrees, 1980-2002

Box 21, Folder 8

Awards Programs, 1988

Box 22, Folder 1

Map of Greenwich Village

Box 22, Folder 2

Award-New York University Service Citation, 1972

Box 22, Folder 3

Award-New York University Founders Society, 1999

Box 22, Folder 4

Honorary Degree-Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, 1996

Box 22, Folder 5

Honorary Degree-The University of Notre Dame