University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Albert Everett Cooper Papers, 1914-1925



Descriptive Summary

Creator Cooper, Albert Everett, 1893-1960
Title Cooper (Albert Everett) Papers
Dates: 1914-1925
Abstract Papers relate to the work of the group theorist A. E. Cooper (1893-1960) with Leonard E. Dickson on Dickson's The History of the Theory of Numbers.
Accession No. 86-3
Extent 3 in.
Language English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Group theorist A. E. Cooper (1893-1960; Ph.D.: University of Chicago, 1926) was a member of the University of Texas at Austin Mathematics Department, 1922-1960.


Scope and Contents

Papers relate to the work of the group theorist A. E. Cooper (1893-1960) with Leonard E. Dickson on Dickson's The History of the Theory of Numbers. Included are correspondence, notes, and reprints.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects
Cooper, Albert Everett, 1893-1960,--Archives.
Dickson, Leonard E. (Leonard Eugene), 1874-
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Mathematics.
Group theory
Number theory

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert Everett Cooper Papers, 1914-1925, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory:

Box
AAM-MNR/1 Letters from Professor A. A. Bennett (then at U. T.) to Cooper (then a graduate student at Chicago), ca. 1925
Letter from Professor H. S. Vandiver to Cooper, ca. 1925
Letter from Vandiver to Professor L. E. Dickson at the University of Chicago, ca. 1920s
Three Vandiver reprints, undated
Various reprints, undated
Loose notes:
Written on the back of page proofs from Dickson's book History of the Theory of Numbers, issued in the 1920s
Whole pages with letters to Dickson and other pages that might be first drafts later incorporated into Dickson's book, undated
Loose notes apparently written by various authors, may be proof sheets given to members of Dickson's graduate class at the University of Chicago for the purpose of verifying references, ca. 1920s