Title:Sophia Levy McDonald miscellany, 1942-1945
History of science and technology collection
Creator/Contributor:McDonald, Sophia Hazel Levy, 1888-, creator
Contains undated autobiographical sketch, in which she focuses on her career in astronomy and mathematics, as well as in the
field of education. Included with this is a list of publications which feature McDonald's writings. Also, typescripts of two
reports written by McDonald: Notes on Anti-aircraft Mathematics (1942), and Report of the Subcommittee on Mathematics of the
California Committee for the Study of Education (1945).
California Committee for the Study of Education. -- Subcommittee on Mathematics.
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Mathematics -- Faculty
Astronomers -- California -- Berkeley
Mathematicians -- California -- Berkeley
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- California
Mathematics teachers -- California
Astronomy teachers -- California
Included in: History of science and technology collection
Sophia Levy McDonald was born on Dec. 12, 1888, in Alameda, Calif., and was a prominent educator in the fields of mathematics
and astronomy. She began her UC teaching career in 1923 as Instructor in Mathematics, and was named Assistant Professor in
1925, Associate Professor in 1940, and Professor of Mathematics in 1949, and retired as Professor Emeritus in 1953. She was
also a major contributor to the teaching of mathematics in secondary schools and served as a member of the Subcommittee on
Mathematics of the California Committee for the Study of Education. McDonald died in 1963.
Manuscripts for publication.
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 99/343 c