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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Robert A. Moreland:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1940-1998 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Moreland, Robert A.
Title: Robert A. Moreland, Papers,
Dates: 1940-1998 and undated
Abstract: The collection pertains to Robert A. Moreland's teaching career as a professor of Mathematics at Texas Tech University and the activities of the Kappa Mu Epsilon fraternity.
Collection # U 250.1
Quantity: 1 box (1.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Born in Jayton on March 27, 1931, Robert A. Moreland received his bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Texas Tech, and his doctorate of mathematics from the University of Texas. Moreland went on to serve in the Korean War, as a mathematician for Sandia Corp., and a consultant for the Naval Missile Center before returning to Texas Tech as a math professor in 1955. At Tech, he was named Outstanding Professor by the Texas Tech Chapter of the Mathematical Association of America in 1994 and was advisor for Sigma Nu. He passed away on Sept. 7, 2000, in Lubbock, Texas.

Kappa Mu Epsilon, a mathematics organization, was founded in 1931 and granted membership into the Association of College Honor Societies in 1968. The Texas Tech chapter appears to have been established in 1940.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Dr. Robert Moreland's lecture notes, his papers and miscellaneous memorabilia, and the records of Kappa Mu Epsilon. Moreland was the organization's former advisor. Five color prints and three color slides were transferred to photographs.

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Organization

While the files are arranged in alphabetical order, there exist two series within the collection- one on Dr. Moreland's personal files and one on Kappa Mu Epsilon.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Moreland, Robert A.
Moreland, Robert A.--Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Kappa Mu Epsilon
Texas Technological College. Dept. of Mathematics
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Mathematics
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Mathematics--Faculty
Subjects
Mathematics--Societies, etc.

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Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Richard Heineman oral history interview [sound recording], 1973

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert A. Moreland Papers, 1940-1998 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2000-0315-B

Gift, 2000

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, November 2000

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Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Certificate, 1998
2 Handwritten Notes on Base Surveys and Artillery, 1951 and undated
3 Kappa Mu Epsilon, 1988-1989 and undated
4 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Banquets, 1981 and undated
5 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Blank Forms, undated
6 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Brochures, undated
7 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Constitution and By-Laws, 1968-1984 and undated
8 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Convention, 1977-1981
9 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Initiates, 1984-1987
10 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Minutes, 1940-1941
11 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Plaque and Certificate, 1950 and 1981-1982
12 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Pledge Invitations and Letters, 1972-1988
13 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Pledge Invitations and Letters, 1972-1988
14 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Qualifications, 1988
15 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report of Initiation, 1940-1993
16 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report Cards, 1940-1941
17 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report Cards, 1960-1969
18 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report Cards, 1970-1979
19 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report Cards, 1980-1989
20 Kappa Mu Epsilon: Report Cards, 1990-1994
21 Lecture Notes, undated
22 Lecture Notes, 1966-1967
23 Memorabilia, undated
24 News Clippings, 1979 and undated
25 Paper: The Givens Method, 1966
26 Paper: Matrix Norms, 1966
27 Paper: Solution of a System of Simultaneous Gaussian Elimination, Gaussian Elimination with Partial Pivoting, and Gaussian Elimination with Complete Pivoting, 1966
28 Student Evaluations on Dr. Moreland, undated
29 Thank You Letters, undated

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