The Gerard Debreu papers, 1949-2001, consist of correspondence; professional
activities, which include research notes, writing and editorial work, visiting scholar appointments, and
speeches; organizational files; course notes; a small amount of papers pertaining to Debreu winning the Nobel
Prize; and Debreu reprints.
Gerard Debreu was born in Calais, France on July 4, 1921. As a young man he pursued studies in mathematics
until 1944, when after D-day he enlisted in the French army. After briefly serving in the French occupational
forces in Germany he resumed his studies and shifted his focus to Economics.
Number of containers: 1 box, 23 cartons
Linear feet: 29
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