University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the F. A. Stiles Papers, 1963-1971



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stiles, Frederick Arthur, 1944-
Title: F. A. Stiles Papers
Dates: 1963-1971
Abstract: 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.
Accession No.: 2005-215
Extent: 8 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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. At the time of his death Stiles was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at San Antonio College in San Antonio, TX.


Scope and Contents

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. 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


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Index Terms

Subjects
Moore, R. L. (Robert Lee), 1882-
Stiles, Frederick Arthur, 1944-
University of Texas at Austin
Mathematics--Study and teaching

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Preferred Citation

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


Detailed Description of the Papers

 
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4RM137 “Concerning Dean John R. Silber and the Proposed Dismissal of Professor R. L. Moore” [includes handwritten notations], 1969



 
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4RM137 “Concerning Dean John R. Silber and the Proposed Dismissal of Professor R. L. Moore” [photocopy of materials], 1969



 
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4RM137 “Some Theorems Regarding Quasi-Continuity” [Master’s thesis], August 1968



 
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4RM137 “An Analysis of Two Approaches to the Teaching of Mathematics Courses for Prospective Teachers” [Ph. D. dissertation], 1971



 

Term papers:

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4RM137 “The Basic Number Axioms and Their Applicability to the Private Secondary School” [M315], August 23, 1963
“The Slope Theorems and Their Applicability to the Private Secondary School” [M613a], January 24, 1964
“Summations, Their Statistical Applications, the ‘High-Point’ and Basic Integral Theorems” [M613b], May 31, 1964
“The Basic Theorems of Induction and Positive Numbers Raised to Positive Integral Powers” [M360K], January 2, 1965
“Straight Lines and Matrices” [M333L], March 23, 1965
“Development of the Properties of the Counting Numbers from Five Axioms After the Manner of Professor Edmund Landau” [M385.3], 1967
“Nine Basic Integral Theorems” [M683a], 1968
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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
Untitled [M322K (385.1)], undated



 

Notes:

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4RM138 Untitled [M624a and M624b with R. L. Moore], 1964-1965
Foundations of Geometry [M331 with R. L. Moore], 1965
Teaching Problems in Algebra, [M333K with Mr. Reed], 1965
Solid Geometry [M309], 1966
Geometry [M385.1 with W. T. Guy], 1968
Foundations of Mathematics [M688 with R. L. Moore 1968-1969
Theory of Sets [M389N with R. L. Moore], 1969



 

Teaching notes:

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4RM138 Mac Nerney, J. S., “An Introduction to Analytic Functions with Theoretical Implications,” 1968
Traylor, D. Reginal, “Advanced Mathematics,” 1970
Wall, H. S., “Theory of Equations,” undated



 

Work by others:

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4RM138 Justice, J. V., “Solutions of LaPlace’s Equation in Spherical Coordinates” [MA thesis supervised by H. J. Ettlinger], August 1968
Sherrill, J. M., “Some Work with Integrals” [term paper for M375.1 with H. S. Wall], undated