Papers include professional correspondence, 1948-67, primarily with Hilda van Mises (formerly Hilda Geiringer) and Zeev Nehari;
lecture notes from his teaching at M.I.T., ca. 1940; articles, reports, and reprints; annotated drafts; and other miscellaneous
Mathematician and pioneer in theories concerning the functions of complex variables. Born in Poland, Bergman studied in Vienna
and Berlin and received his Ph.D. in 1922. He taught at the University of Berlin and at the Universities of Tomsk and Tiflis
in the Soviet Union. In 1939 he moved to the United States and taught at Brown, M.I.T., and Harvard. He joined the Stanford
faculty in 1952 where he taught until his retirement in 1972.
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