Descriptive Summary
Mathematical Association of
America
Mathematical Association of America
Records,
1916present
Materials are written in English.
8611; 8612; 8614; 8617; 8618; 8619; 8643; 892;
895; 896; 897; 901; 903; 93429; 94189; 94204; 95244; 96031; 96173;
97014; 98104; 2000012; 2000170; 2000233; 2001098; 2002023; 2003133;
2003044; 2004170; 2005025; 2005133; 2005159; 2005199; 2006017; 2006025;
2006026; 2006039; 2006055; 2006060; 2006076; 2006091; 2006108; 2006135;
2007152; 2007174; 2008284; 2009256; 2010003; 2010105; 2010192; 2010194;
2011007; 2011016; 2011047; 2011138; 2011140; 2011141; 2011231; 2011242;
2013019; 2013145
330 ft., 1 in.
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The
University of Texas at Austin
This collection consists of
correspondence, printed material, notes, publications, and photographs documenting
the work of the Mathematical Association of America, one of the primary professional
organizations in the field of mathematics.
Access Restrictions
Records for MAA journals that reveal the names of referees will be restricted for a
period of 30 years from the date of creation, unless the current editor of the
journal grants permission. Unprocessed material is also restricted. All other
material is open for research.
Use Restrictions
Portions of this collection are stored offsite at Collections Deposit Library and
the Library Storage Facility. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact
repository for retrieval.
Preferred Citation
Mathematical Association of America Records, 1916present, Archives of American
Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at
Austin.
Box number conventions:
Collections Deposit Library (CDL): Accession No./Box number (with the designation
“CDL” in parentheses). Stored offsite.
Library Storage Facility (LSF): Accession Number/Box Number, (with nine digit LSF
number in parentheses underneath). Stored offsite.
Sid Richardson Hall (SRH): Proceeded by an asterix (*). Various location formats,
followed by accession number in [square brackets]. Located onsite.
Organization:
Due to size, this inventory has been divided into seven separate units which can be
accessed by clicking on the highlighted text.

Part one: Headquarters
Records

Part two: Officers

Part three: Publications
 Part four: Committees and Awards [this page]

[Committee on
Educational Media](cem)

[Committee on
Institutes](institutes)

[Committee on the
Undergraduate Program in Mathematics (CUPM)](cupm)

[Presidential Task
Force on NCTM Standards](nctm)

[Awards](awards)

Part five: Section Files

Part six: Meetings and
Conferences

Part seven: Projects
Detailed Description of the Papers
Part 4  Committees and Awards:
4RM169
Committee on Educational Media:
4RM169
Address list, undated
4RM169
Individual Lectures Project:
4RM169
Memorandum from Richard Long [on the closure of the ILP
Berkeley Project Office], May 15,
1967
4RM169
MAA Committee on Educational Media, An Annotated
Bibliography of Films and Videotapes for College Mathematics
(Preliminary Edition), January 1,
1977
4RM169
May, Kenneth O., “Growth and Nature of the Mathematical
Literature” [draft for private circulation], January
1967
4RM169
Curtis, C. W. “The Classical Groups as a Source of
Algebraic Problems,” American
Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 74, No. 1, Part II
[published version of filmed ILP lecture], January
1967
4RM169
Kac, Mark, “Can You Hear the Shape of a Drum?” [expanded
version of ILP filmed lecture],
undated
4RM169
ILPMAA Teachers Guide for the film Let Us Teach Guessing, George
Polya,
1967
4RM169
ILPMAA Film Manual 3, Andrew Gleason,
1967
4RM169
ILPMAA Film Manual 4, Who Killed
Determinants? Kenneth O. May,
1967
4RM169
Programmed Topics in Calculus [Working Document]:
4RM169
Volume 1: Chapter A: Functions, Limits, Continuity and
Chapter B: Derivative and Applications, August
1965
4RM169
Volume 2: Chapter C: The Least Upper Bound Axiom and
Chapter D: The Definite Integral, August
1965
4RM169
Volume 3: Chapter E: Transcendental Functions,
August 1965
4RM169
Volume 4: Chapter F: Applications of the Definite
Integral and Chapter G: Techniques of Integration,
August 1965
4RM169
Volume 5: Chapter H: Infinite Sequences and Series,
August 1965
4RM127
Restricted: Committee on
Educational Media materials, CDROM [disc includes electronic
versions of materials from this committee],
2006
2006055/2 (15994009)
Mathematics Today series:
2006055/2 (15994009)
Mathematical
Induction:
2006055/2 (15994009)
Leon Henkin oral history interview materials
[includes correspondence and printed material],
2006 and undated
4RM34
Leon Henkin oral history interview, conducted by
Caroline Kane [VHS], January 22,
2006
*2.325/A92a [98104]
Committee on Institutes, Vincent O.
McBrien:
*2.325/A92a [98104]
Survey of 1964 summer seminar,
March 1969
*2.325/A92a [98104]
Letter to fifty presidents and chairmen about the junior
college proposition,
19681969
*2.325/A92a [98104]
Followup of 1966 Summer Seminar participation,
1968
*2.325/A92b [98104]
1966 Summer Seminar at Bowdoin,
19661968
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Junior College proposals,
1968
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Correspondence:
*2.325/A92b [98104]
[With printed material],
19671968
*2.325/A92b [98104]
January 1969September 1971
*2.325/A92b [98104]
January 1969 Cooperative Summer Seminary reunion,
19681969
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Meetings:
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Eugene, OR, San Antonio, Atlantic City,
19691971
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Laramie Meeting,
August 1970
*2.325/A92b [98104]
NSF Short Courses program,
19701971
*2.325/A92b [98104]
1971 Summer Seminar:
*2.325/A92b [98104]
General,
19691971
*2.325/A92b [98104]
Correspondence,
19691971
*2.325/A92b [98104]
1972 Summer Seminar,
19711972
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
A Conferene on Mathematics Curricula
in Institutes,
January 1961
2000170/1 (CDL)
Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics
(CUPM):
2000170/1 (CDL)
"CUPM, the History of an Idea," American Mathematical Monthly,
January 1967
2000170/1 (CDL)
Lists of CUPM publications,
19651967
2000170/1 (CDL)
CUPM Report, nos. 14, 612, and
1418,
19611967
2000170/1 (CDL)
CUPM Newsletter, nos. 17,
19671972
2000170/1 (CDL)
CUPM Consultants Bureau,
1966/671969/70
2000170/1 (CDL)
Miscellaneous CUPM publications
Collected Reports of the
CUP [1 copy],
1957
Recommendations for the Training
of Teachers of Mathematics [1 copy],
January 1961
Course Guides for the Training of
Teachers of Junior High and High School Mathematics
[1 copy],
December 1961
A Catalogue Survey of College
Mathematics Courses [1 copy],
December 1961
Recommendations on the
Undergraduate Mathematics Program for Engineers and
Physicists [2 copies, one reprinted 1965],
January 1962
Preliminary Recommendations for an
Honors Program in Mathematics [1 copy],
June 1962
Tentative Recommendations for the
Undergraduate Mathematics Program of Students in the
Biological, Management, and Social Sciences [2
copies],
January 1964
Recommendations on the
Undergraduate Mathematics Program for Work in
Computing [1 copy],
May 1964
CUPM Bulletin, No. 65,
December 8, 1964
Basic Library List [1
copy],
January 1965
Mathematics Text Materials for the
Undergraduate Preparation of Elementary School Teachers
[1 copy],
November 1965
A General Curriculum in
Mathematics for Colleges [2 copies],
1965
Teacher Training Supplement to
Basic Library List [1 copy],
April 4, 1965
Recommendations for the Training
of Teachers of Mathematics [1 copy],
December 1966
Mathematical Engineering for a
Five Year Program [2 copies],
October 1966
A Curriculum in Applied
Mathematics [2 copies],
1966
T. E. Hull, The Numerical
Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations, [1
copy],
1966
R. W. Hamming, Calculus and the
Computer Revolution [1 copy],
1966
Recommendations on the
Undergraduate Mathematics Program for Engineers and
Physicists [2 copies],
January 1967
Qualifications for a College
Faculty in Mathematics [2 copies],
January 1967
Course Guides for the Training of
Teachers of Elementary School Mathematics [1 copy],
1968
A Transfer Curriculum in
Mathematics for Two Year Colleges [1 copy],
1969
Qualifications for Teaching
University Parallel Mathematics Courses in TwoYear
Colleges [1 copy],
August 1969
A Beginning Graduate Program in
Mathematics for Prospective Teachers of
Undergraduates [1 copy],
1969
Recommendations for the
Undergraduate Mathematics Program for Students in the Life
Sciences: An Interim Report [2 copies],
September 1970
A Course in Basic Mathematics for
Colleges [1 copy],
January 1971
A Basic Library List for TwoYear
Colleges [1 copy],
January 1971
Recommendations on Course Content
for the Training of Teachers of Mathematics [1
copy],
August 1971
Recommendations for an
Undergraduate Program in Computational Mathematics
[1 copy],
May 1971
Preparation for Graduate Work in
Statistics [1 copy],
May 1971
Report of a CUPM Conference on
Computational Mathematics [1 copy],
1971
Introductory Statistics Without
Calculus [1 copy],
June 1972
Commentary on a General Curriculum
in Mathematics for Colleges [1 copy],
January 1972
Applied Mathematics in the
Undergraduate Curriculum [1 copy],
January 1972
Suggestions on the Teaching of
College Mathematics [1 copy],
January 1972
Recommendations on Undergraduate
Mathematics Courses Involving Computing [1 copy],
October 1972
CUPM Conference on Special
Problems of Minority Groups [1 copy],
1972
Some Illustrative Examples of the
Use of Undergraduate Mathematics in the Social
Sciences [1 copy],
[1973?]
A Compendium of CUPM
Recommendations [1 copy],
[1975?]
Case Studies in Applied
Mathematics [1 copy],
1976
College Mathematics: Suggestions
on How to Teach It [2 copies, one copy annotated D.
Bushaw],
March 1979
Training Programs for Teaching
Assistants in Mathematics [2 copies, one annotated
as “Revision copy”],
1981
Recommendations for a General
Mathematical Sciences Program [1 copy],
1981
The Undergraduate Major in the
Mathematical Sciences [1 copy],
1991
4RM236
CUPM Curriculum
Guide, 2004
2005159/1
Note: This box is currently
unavailable. Contact archivist with questions.
2005159/1
Pregraduate Preparation of Research
Mathematicians, [two copies, one annotated by Lynn A.
Steen?], May 1963
2005159/1
A General Curriculum in Mathematics for
Colleges: A Report to the Mathematical Association of
America, 1965
2005159/1
Qualifications for a College Faculty in
Mathematics: Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the
Qualifications of College Teachers, January
1967
2005159/1
Commentary on a General Curriculum in
Mathematics for Colleges, [two copies],
January 1972
2005159/1
Applied Mathematics in the Undergraduate
Curriculum, [two copies], January
1972
2005159/1
Suggestions on the Teaching of College
Mathematics: A Report of the Panel on College Teacher
Preparation, January
1972
2005159/1
Recommendations on Undergraduate Mathematics
Courses Involving Computing: A Report of the Panel on the Impact
of Computing on Mathematics Courses, October
1972
2005025/1 (CDL)
The Undergraduate Major in the Mathematical
Sciences, report of CUPM, MAA,
1991
4RM169
College Mathematics: Suggestions on How to
Teach It, March 1979
4RM169
Pregraduate Preparation of Research
Mathematicians, May
1963
4RM169
A Curriculum in Applied Mathematics,
1966
4RM169
Recommendations on the Undergraduate
Mathematics Program for Work in Computing, May
1964
4RM169
Mathematical Engineering: A Five Year
Program, October 1966
4RM169
<emph render="italic">Mathematics and Engineering,
</emph>
December 1961
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Elementary Mathematics of Sets With
Applications,
1959
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
CUPM Reports, nos. 1516,
1966
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
CUPM Newsletter, nos. 56,
1970
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Miscellaneous Publications
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Recommendations of the
Mathematical Association of America for the Training of
Teachers of Mathematics [reprint from AMM],
December 1960
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
T.E. Hull, The Numerical
Integrationo of Ordinary Differential Equations,
1966
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Basic Library List,
January 1965
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Preparation for Graduate Study in
Mathematics,
November 1965
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
A Transfer Curriculum in
Mathematics for Two Year Colleges,
1969
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
A Basic Library List for Two Year
Colleges,
January 1971
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
A Course in Basic Mathematics for
Colleges,
January 1971
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Preparation for Graduate Work in
Statistics,
May 1971
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Recommendations for an
Undergraduate Program in Computational Mathematics: A Report
of the Panel on Computing,
May 1971
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Suggestions on the Teaching of
College Mathematics,
January 1972
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Introductory Statistics without
Calculus,
June 1972
AAMCUPM/1 (LSF)
Recommendations on Undergraduate
Mathematics Courses Involving Computing,
October 1972
2010192/1 (LSF)
Collected Reports of the
CUP, 1957
2010192/1 (LSF)
Recommendations for the Training
of Teachers of Mathematics, January
1961
2010192/1 (LSF)
Basic Library List,
January 1965
2010192/1 (LSF)
Preparation for Graduate Study in
Mathematics, November
1965
2010192/1 (LSF)
A Transfer Curriculum in
Mathematics for Two Year Colleges,
1969
2010192/1 (LSF)
Recommendations on Course Content
for the Training of Teachers of Mathematics,
August 1971
2006055/1 (CDL)
Presidential Task Force on NCTM Standards:
2006055/1 (CDL)
Members, September, 1996
2006055/1 (CDL)
Correspondence with NCTM (primarily Mary Lindquist
19971998
2006055/1 (CDL)
“Panel in Baltimore” [email from Roger Howe
November 19, 1997
2006055/1 (CDL)
1989 standards [includes correspondence],
1996
2006055/1 (CDL)
First draft, January 1997
2006055/1 (CDL)
Third round of questions,
19971998
2006055/1 (CDL)
Round 3.5 [questions and report],
1998
2006055/1 (CDL)
Round 4 [questions and report],
1998
2006055/1 (CDL)
January 1997 Math meeting [includes Task Force agenda],
1997 and undated
2006055/1 (CDL)
NCTM 76th Annual Meeting MAA session,
19971998
2006055/2 (15994009)
Mathematical reasoning and proofs [includes manuscript of
“Doing and Proving”], 1997
2006055/2 (15994009)
Ross, Kenneth A., “Doing and Proving: The Place of Algorithms
and Proofs in School Mathematics,” in The American Mathematical
Monthly, 105 (3) [includes correspondence and page proof],
1998
2006055/2 (15994009)
American Federation of Teachers Standards,
1997
2006055/2 (15994009)
Report of the Association for Women in Mathematics Review
Group, undated
2006055/2 (15994009)
ASA ARG, undated
2006055/2 (15994009)
Howe, Roger, “The AMS and Mathematics Education: The Revision
of the NCTM Standards,” undated
2006055/2 (15994009)
“Awareness of the NCTM Standards, Mathematics, Beliefs, and
Classroom Practices of Mathematics Faculty at the Collegiate Level,”
undated
2006055/2 (15994009)
“Item and Test Specifications for the National Voluntary 8th
Grade Mathematics Test,” 1997
2006055/2 (15994009)
Berger, Thomas and Harvey B. Keynes, “Everybody Counts /
Everybody Else” in CBMS Issues in Mathematics
Education, 5, 1995
2006055/2 (15994009)
Wu, H., “Report on the Visits to Four Math Projects, Summer
1997,” September 1997
2006055/2 (15994009)
Wu, H., “Some Observations on the 1997 Battle of the Two
Standards in the California Math War,”
1998
2006055/2 (15994009)
Olson, Zim M., “Creative Mathematics,”
1997
2006055/2 (15994009)
San Antonio Prefreshman Engineering Program,
19971999
2006055/2 (15994009)
Issues and letters [includes correspondence and assorted
printed material], 19961998
2015030 (SRH math office)
Committee on Prizes and Awards: report,
January 8, 2013
2015030 (SRH math office)General:
2015030 (SRH math office)
Report: Communicating Among Communities, 1992
4RM35
Awards:
DVD on all winners of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo
Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of
Mathematics, 19932005
2015030 (SRH math office)
Sliffe Award
2015030 (SRH math office)
Petition to establish the Sliffe Award, 2002
2015030 (SRH math office)
Memos, report, 2013, undated
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