University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the F. Burton Jones Papers, 1906-1999



Descriptive Summary

Creator Jones, F. Burton
Title F. Burton Jones Papers
Dates: 1906-1999
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, research material, personal documents of F. Burton Jones (1910-1999), as well as books and reprints by other mathematicians that he collected during his career.
Accession No. 2000-213; 2001-062
Extent 12 ft.
Language Materials written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

F. Burton Jones (1910-1999) was raised in Albany, Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin where he completed his doctoral thesis under the direction of R. L. Moore in 1935. He was a topologist who worked in continua and in abstract spaces and originated the famous normal Moore space problem. Jones' primary teaching posts were at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of North Carolina and the University of California at Riverside. During his career, he published over 40 mathematical papers.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the correspondence, research material, personal documents of F. Burton Jones, as well as books and reprints by other mathematicians that he collected during his career.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Student registers and grades are restricted.

Use Restrictions

The majority of these papers are stored remotely at CDL. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval. Photographs are stored on-site and do not require advance notice.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hagopian, Charles
Jones, F. Burton -- Archives.
Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-
Rogers, James T.
Rudin, Mary Ellen, 1924-
Subjects
Mathematics -- Study and Teaching -- United States
Topology

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

F. Burton Jones Papers, 1906-1999, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Correspondence, 1958-1989:

Box
2000-213/1 A-E
G-H
Hagopian, Charles
K-M
Moore, R. L.
P
R
Rogers, James T.
Rudin, Mary Ellen
S-T
U-W
Y-Z



 

F. Burton Jones research:

Box
2000-213/1 Bibliographies
Papers and published reprints, 1935-1987 and undated



 

Papers and published reprints of others, 1925-1989:

Box
2000-213/2 A
Aarts, J. M.
Adkisson, V. W.
Akis, Vladimir
Anderson, R. D.
Arens, Richard
Arkhangel'skii, A.
Armentrout, Steve
Artzy, R.
Aull, C. E.
Ayres, W. L.
B
Baker, John Warren
Ball, B. J.
Barnes, C. W.
Begle, Edward G.
Bing, R. H.
Blumenthal, Leonard M.
Borsuk, Karol
Box
2000-213/3 Brechner, Beverly
Brouwer, A. E.
Brown, Jack B.
Brown, Robert F.
Burgess, C. E.
C
Chartatonik, W. J.
Church, P. T.
Connor, Andrew C.
Csaszar, A.
Curtis, Douglas W.
D
E
Eilengerg, Samuel
Engelking, R.
Estil, Mary Ellen [Rudin]
F
Fort, M. K.
Freudenthal, Hans
Fugate, J. B.
G
Gehman, Harry M.
Gillman, Leonard
Box
2000-213/4 Glaser, Leslie C.
Gordh, G. R., Jr.
Grace, Edward E.
H
Hagopian, Charles L.
Hammer, Preston C.
Hansell, Roger W.
Hedlund, Gustav A.
Hewitt, Edwin
Hunter, Robert P.
I
Iseki, Kiyoshi
Juhasz, I.
K
Krasinkiewicz, Jozef
Kuratowski, Kasimierz
Box
2000-213/5 L
Lewis, Wayne
Lubben, R. G.
M
McAuley, Louis F.
MacLane, Saunders
MacNerney, J. S.
Mayer, Walther
Moise, Edwin E.
Montgomery, Deane
Moore, R. L.
N
Box
2000-213/6 O
P
Papakyriakopoulos, C. D.
R
Rajagopalan, M.
Rogers, James T.
Rogers, Leland E.
Rudin, Mary Ellen [Estil]
S
Box
2000-213/7 S
Shirley, Edward D.
Stralka, Albert
Swingle, Paul M.
T
Tall, Franklin D.
Thomas, Edward S.
Tymchatyn, E. D.
U
Ungar, Gerald S.
Box
2000-213/8 V
Van Douwen, Eric K.
Van Mill, Jan
Vietoris, Leopold
Vought, Eldon J.
W
Wallace, A. D.
Wilder, Raymond L.
Wiliams, R. F.
Y
Z



 
Box
2001-062/1 Biographical material, ca. 1980-1999



 
Box
2001-062/1 Correspondence, 1946-1995 and undated



 
Box
2001-062/1 High school papers by F. B. Jones, ca. 1928



 
Box
2001-062/1 Lion's Tale (Albany, TX high school newspaper), 1927-1928



 
Box
2001-062/1 Miscellaneous notes, undated



 
Box
2001-062/1 F. B. Jones slide rule and personal grooming kits



 
Box
2001-062/2 Papers and published reprints of F. B. Jones, 1937-1997



 
Box
2001-062/2 Papers and published reprints of others, 1935-1991



 
Box
2001-062/3 Books by others, 1906-1962



 
Box
2001-062/4 Books by others, 1942-1992



 
Box
2001-062/2 RESTRICTED:
Class registers and grades (University of Texas; University of North Carolina; University of Colorado; University of Wisconsin; and University of California at Northridge), 1932-1983



 

Photographs:

box
4RM224 Photographs, 1981 and undated
box
2.116/OP38 Panoramic photograph, Summer meeting, American Mathematical Society, at the University of Chicago, 1941