A Guide to the H. J. Ettlinger Photographs, 1963
Hyman Joseph Ettlinger was born September 1, l889 in St. Louis, Missouri, and was educated at Washington University (Bachelor's degree, 1910) and Harvard University (Master's, 1911; Ph.D., 1920). He joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1913, retiring in 1968. He was especially noted for his teaching. Ettlinger's research was in differential equations and the calculus of variations. He was associated with the UT Defense Research Laboratory, where he worked on aerodynamics. He was chairman of the Department of Pure Mathematics for about 25 years. He died in Austin on June 8, 1986.
This collection consists of two 8" X 12" color prints taken by Benny Springer in Professor H. J. Ettlinger's Benedict Hall office on The University of Texas at Austin campus in September 1963. Ettlinger is sitting with three unidentified men, possibly graduate students.
Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics
During donor's lifetime, photos may only be used by the Center for American History, the Educational Advancement Foundation, or with the donor's permission.
H. J. Ettlinger Photographs, 1963, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Detailed Description of the Photographs