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Karl Weierstrass lectures

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056521]
Identifier: MS-0350
Overview Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass was born in Osterfelde, Westphalia (Germany) on October 31, 1815. Weierstrass was a famous mathematician in 19th-century Germany. The collection consists of one bound holographic manuscript titled "Theorie der Variationsrechnung. Vorlesung gehalten im Somersemester 1879 von Prof. Dr. C. Weierstrass." (Theory of variation accounting. Lectures given during the summer semester of 1879 by Prof. dr. C. Weierstrass.) The manuscript is written in German and is not...

Wei-Liang Chow papers

Identifier: MS-0762
Overview Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.