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Guide to the Richard Courant Papers MC 150

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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Collection processed by Katie Ehrlich. Additional processing and German translation by Ryan Dahn.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 19, 2012
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Title: Richard Courant Papers
Dates: 1902-1972
Abstract: Richard Courant developed New York University's graduate program in mathematics and established the Institute for Mathematical Sciences, later named for him. The collection spans the entire length of Courant's career as a mathematician from his student days in Germany to his work at NYU. It includes administrative and personal correspondence, published works as well as lecture material.
Quantity: 33.0 linear feet [97 boxes]
Language of Materials note: This collection contains material written primarily in English and German. There is also material in French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and other languages.
Call Phrase: MC 150