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Department of Mathematics Report

 Collection — Box: Multi
Identifier: MF012

  • Staff Only

Overview

On December 31, 1933, a meeting took place between Charles M. Snelling, chancellor of the University System, and college department heads from Georgia. During this meeting, the group discussed a possible statewide course coordination. This collection contains a report from Georgia Tech's mathematics department to Chancellor Snelling.

Dates

  • 1933

Physical Description

(one archival folder)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.05 Linear feet

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one report from Floyd Field, head of Georgia Tech's School of Mathematics (then mathematics department), to Chancellor Charles M. Snelling. Field wrote the report, discussing teacher preparations, on December 31, 1933.

Administrative History of the Department of Mathematics

When Georgia Tech opened its doors in 1888, mathematics was a part of the school curriculum; however, it was not a degree-granting department. In 1953, the School of Mathematics began granting students a Bachelor of Science degree, focusing on Applied Mathematics.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

Accession #2001.132.

Physical Description

(one archival folder)

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2002.
Title
Inventory of the Department of Mathematics (Georgia School of Technology) Report, 1933 MF012
Subtitle
MF012
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jody Lloyd Thompson
Date
Copyright 2002.
Description rules
Finding aid updated using RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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