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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. F. Eberlein Papers, 1936-1986



Descriptive Summary

Creator Eberlein, W. F., 1917-1986
Title W. F. Eberlein Papers
Dates: 1936-1986
Abstract Collection documents the career of W.F. Eberlein (1917-1986) through papers consisting largely of research notes and drafts of published and unpublished articles.
Accession No. 87-1
Extent 16 ft.
Language Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

W.F. Eberlein (1917-1986) held positions at the Institute for Advanced Study (1947-1948), University of Wisconsin (1948-1955), Wayne State University (1955-1956), and the University of Rochester (1957-1986). His mathematical work, largely in analysis, included ergodic theory, mean value theorems, numerical integration, and functional and harmonic analysis. He also worked on models of space-time, relativity, and quantum theory, particularly internal symmetry and spinor analysis.

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Scope and Contents

This collection documents the career of W.F. Eberlein through papers consisting largely of research notes and drafts of published and unpublished articles. The papers focus chiefly on functional analysis and mathematical physics, including quantum mechanics and relativity theory. Notes for Eberlein's teaching are included. There are course notes from Eberlein's education at the University of Wisconsin and Harvard University (1936-1942). Also included are correspondence, grant proposals, mimeographed lecture notes, and reprints.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

This collection is stored offsite at CDL. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Eberlein, W. F., 1917-1986,--Archives.
University of Rochester. Dept. of Mathematics.
University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Mathematics.
Functional analysis
Relativity (Physics)
Quantum theory
Space and time
Spinor analysis

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. F. Eberlein Papers, 1936-1986, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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87-1/1 Research notes and drafts, 1951-1984
Contract with Wayne State University, 1957
Seminar notes, 1953
Institute for Advanced Study, correspondence and research notes, 1947-1948
University of Rochester, Mathematics Colloquium, 1973
Eberlein's reprints
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87-1/2 Research notes and drafts, 1949-1984
Correspondence, 1949-1986
Notes for talks, San Francisco, 1973 and Chapel Hill, 1974, 1973-1974
Correspondence on leave at Oxford, 1970
Stanford work
University of Rochester appointment, 1957
Box
87-1/3 1949-1955:
Research notes and drafts
Teaching notes
Grant proposal, Office of Naval Research
Lecture notes
Box
87-1/4 1956-1984:
Research notes and drafts
Teaching notes
Correspondence on submitted manuscripts
Notes for lectures and seminars
NSF proposals
Miscellaneous correspondence
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87-1/5 Student notes, 1939
Teaching notes, 1949-1972
Mimeographed lecture notes, various lecturers
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87-1/6 Mimeographed lecture notes, various lecturers
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87-1/7 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/8 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/9 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/10 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/11 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/12 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/13 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes
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87-1/14 Reprints, preprints, reports, mimeographed lecture notes

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