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Guide to Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford mathematics Department"
SCM0269  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0269
    Creator: Fitting, Ralph U.
    Creator: Royden, H. L.
    Creator: Royden, H. L.
    Title: Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford Mathematics Department"
    Dates: 1988
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: Covers the early years (1891-1924), the Blichfeldt era (1925-1938), the Szego period (1938-1949), and the 1950s-60s. Includes brief accounts of the formation of the Dept. of Statistics and the Dept. of Computer Science.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    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

    Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford mathematics Department" (SCM0269). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Halsey L. Royden earned his B.S. in 1948 and his M.S. in 1949 at Stanford University and his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1951, after which he returned to Stanford to join the faculty in the department of mathematics.

    Description of the Collection

    Covers the early years (1891-1924), the Blichfeldt era (1925-1938), the Szego period (1938-1949), and the 1950s-60s. Includes brief accounts of the formation of the Dept. of Statistics and the Dept. of Computer Science.

    Access Terms

    Royden, H. L.
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--History.;
    Stanford University. Computer Science Department.
    Stanford University. Department of Mathematics.
    Stanford University. Department of Statistics.
    College students--California.