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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Mathematical Club Records 1893-1941

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Mathematical Club. Records

Dates:

1893-1941

Size:

1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Mathematical Club was established January 5, 1893 in order to provide a forum for graduate students in mathematics. Papers were presented and discussed by the faculty of the Mathematics and Astronomy Departments, and, occasionally by graduate students and visiting scholars. The Club Records contain programs of meetings (1893-1894), and notes on lectures delivered (1896-1903). The collection also includes programs from the Junior Mathematical Club (1905-1941).

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Mathematical Club. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

The Mathematical Club was established January 5, 1893 in order to provide a forum for graduate students in mathematics. Papers were presented and discussed by the faculty of the Mathematics and Astronomy Departments, and, occasionally by graduate students and visiting scholars.

Scope Note

The Mathematical Club Records contain programs of meetings (1893-1894), and notes on lectures delivered (1896-1903). The collection also includes programs from the Junior Mathematical Club (1905-1941).

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Mathematical Club and Seminar, programs of meetings, January 5, 1893-August 28, 1894

Box 1   Folder 2

Mathematical Club Records, October 12, 1896-March 12, 1897

Box 1   Folder 3

Mathematical Club Records, April 16, 1897-July 23, 1897

Box 1   Folder 4

Mathematical Club Records, July 30, 1897-August 10, 1897 (Summer Quarter)

Box 1   Folder 5

Mathematical Club Records, October 16, 1897-December 3, 1897

Box 1   Folder 6

Mathematical Club Records, December 17, 1897-April 29, 1898

Box 1   Folder 7

Mathematical Club Records, May 27, 1898-December 16, 1898

Box 2    Folder 1

Mathematical Club Records, January 1, 1899-June 9, 1899

Box 2    Folder 2

Mathematical Club Records, July 14, 1899-December 14, 1899

Box 2    Folder 3

Mathematical Club Records, January 4, 1900-May 18, 1900

Box 2    Folder 4

Mathematical Club Records, July 20, 1900-December 7, 1900

Box 2    Folder 5

Mathematical Club Records, January 11, 1901-May 29, 1903

Box 2    Folder 6

Junior Mathematical Club Records, October 6, 1905-June 8, 1921

Box 3    Folder 1

"Record of mathematical club," notebook, 1910-1925

Box 3    Folder 2

"Historical Sketch and List of Programs" for the junior mathematical club, by Professor H.E. Slaught, 1941