# Guide to the Benjamin Abram Bernstein papers, 1901-1963

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## Guide to the Benjamin Abram Bernstein Papers, 1901-1963

### Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 969

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**Collection Title:**Benjamin Abram Bernstein Papers,

**Date (inclusive):**1901-1963

**Collection Number:**BANC MSS C-B 969

**Creator:**Bernstein, Benjamin Abram

**Extent:**Number of containers: 1 box, 3 cartons and 1 oversize folder

**Repository:**The Bancroft Library

**Physical Location:**For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

**Abstract:**Correspondence, manuscripts of articles, notes and related papers concerning his career as professor of mathematics, University of California, Berkeley.

**Languages Represented:**English

# Key to Arrangement

**Outgoing letters of Bernstein, 1921-1963**

**Incoming letters: single items placed in A-Z miscellany, followed by folders containing twoor more items, arranged alphabetically.**

**Bibliography**

**Biography**

**Exams, reading lists**

**Translations**

**Mss. of articles, arranged alphabetically by title**

**Student papers, arranged alphabetically by name of student**

**Miscellany (includes snapshots of Yosemite and the Canadian Rockies, 1914 diary of trip to Palestine and Europe, etc.)**

**Math notes, roughly sorted by subject**

**School papers, themes and compositions**

**Notes (in notebooks, mainly re mathematics)**

**Diplomas, etc.**

# Partial List of Correspondents

**A-Z Miscellany (Single items)**

**American Journal of Mathematics**

**Letter, Jan. 17, 1935 by A. Cohen**

**Church, Alonzo, 1903-**

**Letter, May 11, 1944**

**Ficken, Frederick Arthur, 1910-**

**Letter, n. d.**

**Foster, Alfred Leon, 1904-**

**Letter, May 8, 1932**

**Foster, Ronald Martin, 1896-**

**Letter, May 29, 1936**

**Griffin, Edward Herrick, 1843-1929**

**Letter, n.d.**

**Hardy, Godfrey Harold, 1877-1947**

**Letter, May 20, 1932**

**Humphreys, Milton Wylie, 1844-**

**Letter, Feb. 24, 1906**

**Hurwitz, Wallie Abraham, 1886-**

**Letter, Sept. 30, 1921**

**Journal of Symbolic Logic**

**Letter, Nov. 10, 1953 by S.C. Kleene**

**Langford, Cooper Harold, 1895-**

**Letter, June 11, 1928**

**MacLane, Saunders, 1909-**

**Letter, Aug. 1, l934**

**McMurray, Orrin Kip, 1869-**

**Letter, Sept. 5, 1918**

**Mathematical Reviews**

**Letter, Apr. 10, 1943 by O. Neugebauer**

**Moore, RobertLee, 1882-**

**Letter, May 19, 1922**

**Parker, William Lawrence, 1921-**

**Letter, Apr. 2, 1953**

**Peano, Giuseppe, 1858-**

**Postcard, Feb. 29, 1928**

**Re, Alfonso del, 1859-**

**Postcard, Feb. 22, 1917**

**San Francisco Bulletin**

**Letter, July 28, 1945 by Oscar Ingels**

**Sánchez Díaz, Rafael, 1901-**

**Letter, May 5, 1943**

**Stabler, Edward Russel, 1906-**

**Letter, Aug. 30, 1944**

**Stone, Marshall Harvey, 1903-**

**Letter, Nov. 3, 1933**

**Valpola, Veli**

**Letter, Dec. 12, 1957**

**Ward, Morgan**

**Letter, Apr. 20, 1936**

**Whittaker, Sir Edmund Taylor, 1873-**

**Letter, May 17, 1934**

**Wisconsin, University**

**Letter, Apr. 11, 1947 by R.E. Langer**

**Wolf, Frantisek**

**Letter, Feb. 19, 1945**

**American Mathematical Society**

**14 letters, 1925-1944, by C. C. MacDuffee, A. D. Michal, D. R. Curtiss, J.R. Kline, R. D. Carmichael, W. R. Longley, A. B. Coble, H. H. Mitchell
and others, re articles for the Society.
See also
Hedrick, Earle Raymond.
**

**Annals of Mathematics**

**2 letters, 1929-1938, by E. Hille and A. W. Tucker**

**Association for Symbolic Logic**

**13 letters, l937-1947, mainly by Haskell B. Curry. Miscellaneous papers of the Association placed at end of folder.**

**California. University**

**14 letters, 1907-1962, by Paul H. Daus, Alfred Tarski, Irving Stringham, M. E. Deutsch, R. G. Sproul and others.**

**Carmichael, Robert Daniel, 1879-
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Chao, Yüan-jen, 1892-**

**2 letters, 1939**

**Coble, Arthur Byron, 1878-
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Cohen, Abraham, 1870-
see
American Journal of Mathematics
**

**Curry, Haskell Brooks, 1900-
see
Association for Symbolic Logic
**

**Curtiss, David Raymond, 1878-1953
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Daus, Paul Harold, 1894-
see
California. University
**

**Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955
see
California. University
**

**Dürr, Karl**

**2 letters, 1958**

**Ginsburg, Jekuthiel, 1889-
see
Scripta Mathematica
**

**Greene, Herbert Eveleth, 1858-**

**2 letters, 1905**

**Hedrick, Earle Raymond, 1876-1943**

**44 letters, 1907-1937. **

**Scope and Content Note**

**Hille, Einar
see
Annals of Mathematics
**

**Huntington, Edward Vermilye, 1874-**

**9 letters, 1914-1936**

**Keyser, Cassius Jackson, 1862-1947**

**7 letters, 1921-1931**

**Kleene, Stephen Cole, 1909-
see
Journal of Symbolic Logic
**

**Kline, John Robert, 1891-1955
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Ladd-Franklin, Christine, l847-1930**

**6 letters, 1917-1929**

**Langer, Rudolph Ernest, 1894-
see
Wisconsin. University
**

**Levit, Robert Jules, 1916-**

**3 letters, 1942-1944**

**Lewis, Clarence Irving, 1883-**

**6 letters, 1932-1933**

**Longley, William Raymond, 1880-
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**MacDuffee, Cyrus Colton, 1895-
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**McKinsey, John Charles Chenoweth, 1908-**

**5 letters, 1934-1945**

**Michal, Aristotle D, 1899-
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Mitchell, Howard Hawks, 1885-1943
see
American Mathematical Society
**

**Morley, Frank, 1860-1937**

**3 letters, 1905-1919**

**Neugebauer, Otto, 1899-
see
Mathematical Reviews
**

**Philbrick, Francis, 1876-**

**2 letters, 1920-1925**

**Pierpont, James, 1886-1938**

**3 letters, 1930-1933**

**Scripta Mathematica**

**3 letters, 1934-1951, by J. Ginsburg**

**Sheldon, William Herbert, 1899-**

**2 letters, 1929**

**Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-
see
California. University
**

**Stringham, Irving, 1847-1909
see
California. University
**

**Tarski, Alfred, 1903-
see
California. University
**

**Tucker, Albert William, 1905-
see
Annals of Mathematics
**

**Winther, Fritz, 1881-**

**3 postcards, 1920-1926**