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Guide to the Stefan Bergman Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0404
    Creator: Bergman, Stefan, 1898-
    Title: Stefan Bergman papers
    Dates: circa 1940-1972
    Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet
    Summary: 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 items.
    Language(s): The materials are in German.
    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

    Stefan Bergman Papers (SC0404). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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 items.

    Access Terms

    Bergman, Stefan, 1898-
    Geiringer, Hilda, 1893-1973.
    Nehari, Zeev, 1915-
    Stanford University. Dept. of Mathematics--Faculty.
    Mathematics.