University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the David Henderson Papers, 1900, 1961-1964



Descriptive Summary

Creator Henderson, David W., 1939-
Title David Henderson Papers
Dates: 1900, 1961-1964
Abstract This collection consists of the mathematics course notes taken by David Henderson while a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ca. 1961-1964.
Accession No. 2000-143
Extent 1 ft., 3in.
Language Material written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Henderson completed his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1964 under the direction of R. H. Bing, and went on to teach at Cornell University. His research interests include geometric topology and mathematics education.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the mathematics course notes taken by David Henderson while a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ca. 1961-1964. Most of the courses were in topology. Also includes one photograph (electronic printout) of a wedding group, ca. 1900 with connections to American mathematics.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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


Index Terms

Subjects
Bing, R.H.
Henderson, David W., 1939-
University of Wisconsin-Madision. Mathematics Dept.
Lecture notes.
Topology.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Henderson Papers, 1900, 1961-1964, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Course notes as a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin:

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2000-143/1 Volume 1, Math 218, "Introduction to Topology," Professor Edward Fadell, Fall 1961; Math 218, "Introduction to Topology," Professor R. H. Bing, Spring 1962
Volume 2, Math 220, " Analytic Functions," Professor Walter Rudin, Fall 1961
Volume 3, "Algebraic Topology," Professor Kwun, Summer 1962
Volume 4, Math 261, "Modern Algebra," Professor Hans Schneider, Fall 1962 and Spring 1963
Volume 5, "Point Set Topology," Professor Henry Edwards, Fall 1962; "Decomposition Spaces," Professor R. H. Bing, Spring 1964; "Dimension Theory for Normal Spaces," Professor Ralph J. Bean, Spring 1963
Volume 6, "Homology, Homotopy," Professor Edward Fadell, Fall 1962 and Spring 1963; "Fiber Spaces," Professor Edward Fadell, undated
Volume 7, "Algebraic Topology of the Classical Group," Professor Sufian Husseini, Spring 1963; "Differential Manifolds," Professor Sufian Husseini, Fall 1963
Volume 8, Math 224, "Advanced Topics in Topology," Professors R. H. Bing and Leonard Gillman, Summer 1963 and Fall 1963
Volume 9, Math 753, "Theory of Retracts," Professor Karol Borsuk, Fall 1963



 
Box
2000-143/1 Photograph (electronic copy) of wedding group, [see holding record for identification of individuals], ca. 1900