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Kenneth Ownsworth May fonds
May, Kenneth O. (Kenneth Ownsworth), 1915-
imprint
1926-1977
description
15 metres of textual records
format(s)
Book
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imprint
1926-1977
restrictions
Open
biographical note
Professor of mathematics and former Director of the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (1973-1975)
abstract
This fonds consists of correspondence relating to research, professional activities as Director of the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology; records relating to World Directory of Historians of Mathematics, reprints of papers by other authors and Prof. May's publications, course materials, 3X5 slips relating to the history of math and other material relating to a translation of a Russian mathematics book; financial records relating to grants. Also included are newsletters, and other unpublished material on the 'new maths' movement in the U. S. and annual reports of the Student Institute of Pacific Relations of California, in which he was also involved. Also included is a copy of his Ph.D. thesis and lists of books from his library.
catalogue key
8884301
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