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Guide to the Richard Courant Papers MC.150

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Collection processed by Katie Ehrlich. Additional processing and German translation by Ryan Dahn

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 18, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Jennifer E. Neal to incorporate materials being sent offsite in 2019 and for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description  , June 2019

Descriptive Summary

Source: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Creator: Courant, Richard, 1888-1972
Title: Richard Courant Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1902-1976
Dates [bulk]: 1944-1971
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: 33.5 Linear Feet in 97 boxes
Language: 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