Descriptive Summary
Stiles, Frederick Arthur, 1944-
F. A. Stiles
Papers
1963-1971Materials are
written in English.
2005-215
8 in.
Dolph Briscoe Center for American
History, The University of Texas at
Austin
Frederick A. Stiles
(1944-1992) earned both a Master of Arts in Mathematics (1968) and a Ph.D. in
Mathematics Education (1971) from the University of Texas at Austin. This
collection consists of class notes and term papers for courses taught in the
Mathematics Department at the University of Texas at Austin as well as Stiles’
Masters thesis and Ph.D. dissertation.
Biographical NoteFrederick A. Stiles (1944-1992) earned
both a Master of Arts in Mathematics (1968) and a Ph.D. in Mathematics
Education (1971) from the University of Texas at Austin. At the time of his
death Stiles was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at San Antonio College
in San Antonio, TX.

Scope and ContentsThis collection consists of class notes
and term papers for courses taught in the Mathematics Department at the
University of Texas at Austin as well as Stiles’ Masters thesis and Ph. D.
dissertation. Many of the class notes are for courses taught by Dr. R. L.
Moore. Also included are draft copies of “Concerning Dean John R. Silber and
the Proposed Dismissal of Professor R. L. Moore” with handwritten notes.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics

Access RestrictionsUnrestricted Access

Preferred CitationF. A. Stiles Papers, 1963-1971, Archives
of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas
at Austin.

Index Terms
Subjects
Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-
Stiles, Frederick Arthur, 1944-
University of Texas at Austin
Mathematics--Study and teaching
Detailed Description of the Papers
4RM137
“Concerning Dean John R. Silber and the Proposed Dismissal
of Professor R. L. Moore” [includes handwritten notations],
1969
4RM137
“Concerning Dean John R. Silber and the Proposed Dismissal
of Professor R. L. Moore” [photocopy of materials],
1969
4RM137
“Some Theorems Regarding Quasi-Continuity” [Master’s
thesis],
August 1968
4RM137
“An Analysis of Two Approaches to the Teaching of
Mathematics Courses for Prospective Teachers” [Ph. D. dissertation],
1971
Term papers:
4RM137
“The Basic Number Axioms and Their Applicability to the
Private Secondary School” [M315],
August 23, 1963
4RM137
“The Slope Theorems and Their Applicability to the Private
Secondary School” [M613a],
January 24, 1964
4RM137
“Summations, Their Statistical Applications, the
‘High-Point’ and Basic Integral Theorems” [M613b],
May 31, 1964
4RM137
“The Basic Theorems of Induction and Positive Numbers
Raised to Positive Integral Powers” [M360K],
January 2, 1965
4RM137
“Straight Lines and Matrices” [M333L],
March 23, 1965
4RM137
“Development of the Properties of the Counting Numbers
from Five Axioms After the Manner of Professor Edmund Landau” [M385.3],
1967
4RM137
“Nine Basic Integral Theorems” [M683a],
1968
4RM138
“Proposal for a Study Concerning an Analysis of the
Differences Between the Wall Approach Versus the Current Approach in the
Teaching of Mathematics Courses for Elementary Education Majors at the
University of Texas at Austin” [Ed. C. 382E.5],
January 20, 1969
4RM138
Untitled [M322K (385.1)],
undated
Notes:
4RM138
Untitled [M624a and M624b with R. L. Moore],
1964-1965
4RM138
Foundations of Geometry [M331 with R. L. Moore],
1965
4RM138
Teaching Problems in Algebra, [M333K with Mr. Reed],
1965
4RM138
Solid Geometry [M309],
1966
4RM138
Geometry [M385.1 with W. T. Guy],
1968
4RM138
Foundations of Mathematics [M688 with R. L. Moore
1968-1969
4RM138
Theory of Sets [M389N with R. L. Moore],
1969
Teaching notes:
4RM138
Mac Nerney, J. S., “An Introduction to Analytic Functions
with Theoretical Implications,”
1968
4RM138
Traylor, D. Reginal, “Advanced Mathematics,”
1970
4RM138
Wall, H. S., “Theory of Equations,”
undated
Work by others:
4RM138
Justice, J. V., “Solutions of LaPlace’s Equation in
Spherical Coordinates” [MA thesis supervised by H. J. Ettlinger],
August 1968
4RM138
Sherrill, J. M., “Some Work with Integrals” [term paper
for M375.1 with H. S. Wall],
undated