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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Research journals and related material:

Articles and Papers:

Conferences:

Correspondence:

Grants:

Lectures:

Notes:

Printed material, 1971-1994 and undated

Publications:

Subject files:

Teaching:

Consulting:

Miscellaneous:

Personal:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. W. Neuberger Papers, 1952-2014



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Neuberger, J. W. (John W.), 1934-
Title: J. W. Neuberger Papers
Dates: 1952-2014
Abstract: Dr. John W. Neuberger is a mathematician who has held teaching positions at University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Emory University, and the University of North Texas. Research journals, correspondence, articles and publications, teaching materials, grants, lectures, notes, and other items document his mathematical career.
Accession No.: 2003-131; 2017-008
Extent: 21 ft.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John W. Neuberger received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1957 under the direction of H. S. Wall. His primary research interests include nonlinear semigroup theory, descent methods for partial differential equations, and the study of quasianalyticity. Throughout his career he has consulted for various governmental and industrial organizations, and has also worked extensively with scientific computation. Dr. Neuberger has held teaching positions at University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Emory University, and the University of North Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Research journals, correspondence, articles and publications, teaching materials, grants, lectures, notes, and other items document the mathematical career of John W. Neuberger. The majority of the collection consists of research journals -- dated mathematical notes kept by Neuberger that span almost fifty years.

Neuberger's original file titles were retained when possible. File titles created by the archivist are generally enclosed in square brackets.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.

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Organization

Organized into thirteen series:
Research journals and related material
Articles
Correspondence
Conferences
Grants
Lectures
Notes
Printed material
Publications
Student work of Neuberger
Subject files
Teaching
At Sid Richardson Hall

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to student grades and computer disks is restricted. Access to all other materials is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Most of these papers are stored remotely at CDL and South Park. Contact reference staff for retrieval from offsite storage.

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Index Terms

Neuberger, J. W. (John W.), 1934-
Emory University. Dept of Mathematics
University of North Texas. Dept. of Mathematics
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States
Quasianalyticity
Scientific computation
Semigroup theory, nonlinear

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. W. Neuberger Papers, 1952-2014, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Research journals and related material:

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2003-131/1 1955-1964
Mathematical notes and printed material, 1963
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2003-131/2 1964-1967
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2003-131/3 1968
"Book I" from blue binder, 1968
1969-1970
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2003-131/4 1971
"Talk notes," 1971
1972-1973
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2003-131/5 1973-1975
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2003-131/6 1975-1977
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2003-131/7 1978-1980
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2003-131/8 1980-1983
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2003-131/9 1983-1987
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2003-131/10 1988-1991
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2003-131/11 1992-1996
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2003-131/12 1996-1999
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2017-008/1 Los Alamos – superconductivity, 1990s and undated
Imaging printouts, 2002-2011

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Articles and Papers:

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2017-008/1 “First paper material” – manuscript, notes (2 folders), circa 1950s
By JWN, published, includes annotations, manuscript proof (2 folders), 1958-2014
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2003-131/12 Manuscripts and drafts, [alphabetical by title, four folders], undated
Abstracts, 1957-1975 and undated
Refereed by JWN, 1961-1975 and undated
Notes, drafts, correspondence, and proofs, ca. 1960s
"Quasi-analyticity condition in terms of…," copy with referee notes, 1963
"An exponential formula…," proofs, 1966
"Fréchet derivatives of the composite…," referee report, 1966
"Symmetry in non self-adjoint…," correspondence and referee report, 1967
"Symmetry in three-point boundary…," referee report/rejection, 1967 and undated
"Three-point symmetry…," rejection, 1968
"Tensor products and successive…," draft, manuscript, referee report, 1968
"Tensor products and successive…," correspondence, proofs, 1968
"1968-1969 publications and abstracts," drafts, correspondence, manuscripts, [two folders], 1968-1969
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2003-131/13 "1968-1969 publications and abstracts," drafts, correspondence, manuscripts, [two folders], 1968-1969
"Minimal operator…," notes, correspondence, 1971
Comments on Weiner's work for Masani, article refereed by JWN, 1972
"Norm of a symmetric product…," manuscript and referee report, 1972-1973
Referee reports, 1972, 1997 and undated
PAMS III material, 1973-1974
"Partial differential equations…," manuscript and correspondence, 1975
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2017-008/1 Unpublished papers by JWN, printouts and annotations, 1975-2010, undated
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2003-131/13 "Mostly rejecta mathematica," [rejected articles and referee reports], 1976-1977 and undated
D[ollard and] F[riedman], Rota, [article refereed by JWN], 1978-1979 and undated
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2017-008/1 Referee report, JWN responses to referee reports, 1993, circa 2000- 2010
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2003-131/13 "Prevalence of chaotic…," proofs with corrections, 1995
"Sobolev gradients and boundary conditions…," manuscript and referee report, 1996
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2017-008/2 “Sobolev gradients and differential equations,” bound and annotated, 1997
Neuberger-Diaconis:
Diaconis material – transparencies, presentation material, 1998
Neuberger-Diaconis material (2 folders), 1999-2003
Persi Diaconis and Neuberger article, drafts, email, notes, paper, 1999-2003
Papers by JWN, supporting images, 2001-2006
Documents pertaining to article for Mathematical Intelligencer, 2005
“Semi-dynamical Systems and Hilbert’s Fifth Problem,” by JWN, revisions, correspondence, background documents, 2007
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2003-131/13 "Lie generators for strongly continuous…," draft, undated
"Sobolev gradients and optimization," draft, undated
"Papers (own)" [?], [articles and notes], undated
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2017-008/2 Papers by others – papers, correspondence, reprint, 1982-2008

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Conferences:

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2003-131/14 1958-1999 and undated
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2017-008/3 Invitation, announcements, 1992-2007, undated
NVLS2006 program and abstracts, 2006

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Correspondence:

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2003-131/13 Personal, 1952-1957, 1972-1977, and undated
Professional, 1954-1999, and undated
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2017-008/3 Letters and emails (2 folders), 1956-2013, undated
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2003-131/13 Business, [filed together by JWN], 1957-1959 and undated
Interesting correspondence, 1965-1972 and undated
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation [two folders], 1967-1970 and undated
Reprints mailed, 1967-1971 and undated
Bearling and Kato correspondence, Cambridge talk, 1969-1972
Reprints, 1969-1984 and undated
Important correspondence, [and notes], 1971
Pictures at [?], [correspondence and printed material], 1972-1981
Wyoming (or whatever), [job offers], 1973-1977
Remains of 1975-1976 correspondence, 1973-1977 and undated
Correspondence and notes, 1974-1983
[From envelope], 1975-1977 and undated
Grants, etc., 1976-1981 and undated
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2003-131/14 General, [includes reference letters, grant material, and notes], 1976-1999 and undated
Kuwait University, 1981-1983
Correspondence and printed material from red binder, 1982-1984
Austria, 1983

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Grants:

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2003-131/14 General, 1969-1980 and undated
National Science Foundation (NSF), 1965-1977 and undated
NASA proposal, 1967-1970
Proposals and related material, [filed together], 1971-1977
NSF proposal and computer project, 1971-1979
NSF, IBM, [paper?], 1980-1989 and undated
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2017-008/3 Research proposal to the Air Force Office, 1986-1987
Proposal: “A Computational Fluid Dynamics Algrithm…,” 1989
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2003-131/14 NATO collaborative research grant proposal, 1990
Texas Advanced Technology Program proposal, 1993-1996
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2003-131/15 Proposals, [leave application and unidentified], 1995 and undated
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2017-008/3 One-page research proposal summary for NSA2000, 1999

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Lectures:

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2003-131/15 N.L.S.Q. talk notes, 1968-1974 and undated
University of Kansas conference on evolution equations [?], N. Aronsin, organizer, 1970
Georgia Tech talk, May 1970
Auburn talk material, some lie gen stuff too, 1970-1971
Talk notes, 1973-1976 and undated
S. A. talk, transparencies, January 1976
Announcements, 1978-1999 and undated
"Nonlinear system of first order…," transparencies and conference programs, 1980
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2017-008/3 Hinton Powerpoint, Knoxville, TN, October 2002
JWN talk announcements, 2003, 2007, undated
Presentation, undated
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2003-131/15 Lecture notes, undated

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Notes:

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2017-008/3 Typewritten notes from A. Beurling lecture at Stanford Summer School, 1961
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2003-131/15 General, 1968-1992 and undated
Mathematical notes from unlabelled folder, 1957-1976 and undated
[Unidentified], 1958-1961 and undated
Stray mathematical notes, [correspondence, notes, and printed material], 1960-1976 and undated
1963, [mathematical notes and printed material], [ca. 1963]
Miscellaneous mathematical notes, 1967-1974 and undated
Notes and printed material, 1969-1973 and undated
[Unlabelled folder, mostly references], 1971-1976 and undated
Miscellaneous mathematical notes, 1971-1992 and undated
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2017-008/3 1976, 1982-1988
Notes and correspondence, 1980-1993
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2017-008/4 1988-1989
1991-1993
1993
1993-1994
1995-1999
2000
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2017-008/5 2000-2001
2002
(2 folders) 2003
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2017-008/6 2003-2004
2004
2006-2007
2007-2008
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2017-008/7 2008
2009
2010
2011
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2017-008/8 2011
(2 folders) 2012
2013
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2017-008/9 2013
2014-2015
undated
In Spanish, undated

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2003-131/15 Printed material, 1971-1994 and undated

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Publications:

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2003-131/15 Publication list, [includes publication titles and numbers as referenced below], April 30, 2001
Publications number one - thirty, 1958-1979
Publications 31 - 53, 1981-1988
Publication number 54, volume one, 1989
Publication number 54, volume two, 1989
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2003-131/16 Publications number 55 - 75, 1990-1997
Publications number 76 - 88 and miscellaneous publications, 1997-2001

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Subject files:

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2003-131/16 Dynamical systems seminar, 1964-1968 and undated
Symmetry in non-self-adjoining BUP and original symmetry notes, 1964-1973 and undated
Quasi-analytic questions…," 1965
Current mathematics, [correspondence and notes], 1967 and undated
Differential equations start, [mathematical notes and other material], 1967-1970 and undated
Lie groups, 1968-1969 and undated
Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), 1968-1974 and undated
R. L. Moore, March-July 1969 and undated
Character group calculations, 1970
Generalized inverses, [?] b. c., 1971
Lie generators, 1971 and undated
Lie generators, future papers and neatly written stuff, I. Most important work, 1971 and undated
Lie generator for 1-P S-9 on sets, also all Q. A. for [?] S. Q. material, II. Secondary material, 1971
Review, [notes], 1971
Semigroup stuff, 1971 and undated
SIAM-Paper, [?] reprint, [notes], 1971
Top groups from lie generator point of view and newer lie generator stuff, 1971
Los Alamos [and other material], 1973-1976 and undated
PDI, 3 X 3, early attempts and results, June 1976 and undated
SINV, FORTRAN subroutine, input (PDI » FORTRAN), July 1976
TX-2 [or TX-Z?], July-August 1976
Earhist [?], OD1, help from PCT, inconclusive, 1976
Philip Walker, 1976-1977 and undated
Bellman, Academic Press, March-April 1977
Fn5c.F77, [computer printouts and correspondence], 1989-1999
[Martin's file?, handwritten program notes], undated
Topological semigroups, undated

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Teaching:

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4RM85 RESTRICTED: Student records, 1956-1988
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2003-131/16 General, 1 957-1993 and undated
F. L., [salary notices, Emory], 1968-1971
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2017-008/10 Notes from JWN lectures, taken by others, 1968, 2001
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2003-131/16 M461, M462, M463 and other courses, ca. 1960s and undated
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2017-008/10 537 notes taken by Gordon Johnson, circa 1960s
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2003-131/16 M311, M312, M313, 1975-1976 and undated
Craig Beasley's preliminary exam in analysis and related material, June 1976
Analysis preliminary exam, January 1980
Recommendations for Robert Edwin Trout, 1981
Real analysis, 1989-1992 and undated
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2017-008/10 Real analysis M2510, fall 1994
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2003-131/16 Faculty development leave, 1994-1995
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2017-008/10 Presentation slides, 1997, 2001, undated
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2003-131/16 Theorem proved in class with note by JWN, September 2000
Algebra, undated
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2017-008/10 Course lectures, 2002, 2007, undated
Letter of recommendation for student, 2007

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Consulting:

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2017-008/10 Site visit notes, white papers, 1987
National Security Agency letter, 1996
External examiner letter, 2007

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Miscellaneous:

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2017-008/10 “Concerning Dean John Silber and the Proposed Dismissal of Professor R.L. Moore,” 1969
“The R.L. Moore Biography Project,” transcript of session at the R.L. Moore Legacy Conference (page 37 missing), April 7, 1999
Mathematical quote, undated
Restricted: Two 5 1/4" computer disks, undated

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Personal:

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2017-008/10 Education
Graduation speech, 1944-1977, undated
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2003-131/16 General, 1952-1954
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2017-008/10 JWN student notebooks
1953, circa 1950s
1955, circa 1950s
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2017-008/11 (2 folders) circa 1950s
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2003-131/16 Thesis, June 1957
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2017-008/11 Family documents, 1941-1958, 2013
Races (running) documents, New York Times article printout, 1980-1981, 2003
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4RM51 Photograph of JWN, 2.5" X 3.5", black and white, [ca. 1960s?]

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