Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Szego (Gabor) Papers
SC0323  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (64.96 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Professional and personal correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, photographs, technical reports and publications, ca. 1910 to 1980.
Background
Mathematician. Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University and chairman of the department from 1938 to 1958. He retired in 1960 as an emeriti professor. An authority on complex mathematical analysis, orthogonal polynomials and applied mathematics, Szego was born in Kunhegyes, Hungary and received his doctoral degree from the University of Vienna in 1918. He taught in Budapest, Berlin and Koenigsberg before coming to the United States in 1934. He taught for four years at the Washington University in St. Louis before joining the faculty at Stanford. His book with Stanford professor George Polya, AUFGABEN UND LEHAETZE AUS DER ANALYSIS (Problems and Theorems in Analysis), first published in Berlin in 1924, is considered a classic in the field.
Extent
22.5 Linear Feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.