Guide to Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford mathematics Department" SCM0269

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Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
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Title: Halsey L. Royden, "The History of the Stanford Mathematics Department"
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0269
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date: 1988
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.
creator: Fitting, Ralph U.
creator: Royden, H. L.
creator: Royden, H. L.

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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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

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