University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mathematical Association of America Records, 1916-present: Part 5 - Section Files



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mathematical Association of America
Title: Mathematical Association of America Records,
Dates: 1916-present
Abstract: 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.
Accession No.: 86-11; 86-12; 86-14; 86-17; 86-18; 86-19; 86-43; 89-2; 89-5; 89-6; 89-7; 90-1; 90-3; 93-429; 94-189; 94-204; 95-244; 96-031; 96-173; 97-014; 98-104; 2000-012; 2000-170; 2000-233; 2001-098; 2002-023; 2003-133; 2003-044; 2004-170; 2005-025; 2005-133; 2005-159; 2005-199; 2006-017; 2006-025; 2006-026; 2006-039; 2006-055; 2006-060; 2006-076; 2006-091; 2006-108; 2006-135; 2007-152; 2007-174; 2008-284; 2009-256; 2010-003; 2010-105; 2010-192; 2010-194; 2011-007; 2011-016; 2011-047; 2011-138; 2011-140; 2011-141; 2011-231; 2011-242; 2013-019; 2013-145
Extent: 330 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

 

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
Part five: Section Files [this page]
Part six: Meetings and Conferences
Part seven: Projects

Restrictions

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 off-site at Collections Deposit Library and the Library Storage Facility. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mathematical Association of America Records, 1916-present, 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 off-site.

Library Storage Facility (LSF): Accession Number/Box Number, (with nine digit LSF number in parentheses underneath). Stored off-site.

Sid Richardson Hall (SRH): Proceeded by an asterix (*). Various location formats, followed by accession number in [square brackets]. Located on-site.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Part 5 - Section files:

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94-204/1 (15995690) Allegheny Mountain section files:
Old by-laws, 1961-1972
Section history binder, 1952-1969
Miscellaneous, 1964-1966
Correspondence, 1965-1966
Treasurer, 1965-1971
Miscellaneous, 1967-1969
Meeting, West Virginia, May 1967
Putnam exam, 1967
Meeting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, April 1968
Putnam exam, 1968
High school math contest, 1968-1973
Meeting, West Virginia, May 1969
Putnam exam, 1969
Meeting, Chatham, May 1970
Putnam exam, 1970
Accreditation, 1970-1971
Miscellaneous, 1970-1973
Representatives, 1970-1971
Meeting, Geneva [College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania], May 1971
Putnam exam, 1971
Putnam exam, 1972
Treasurer's reports, audited, August 29, 1972
Meeting, Penn State, Altoona, May 1972
Meeting, Butler [County Community College, Butler, Pennsylvania], May 1973
Treasurer, 1973
Putnam exam, 1973-1974
Meeting, Meadvillle, May 1974
Meeting, Duquesne University, May 1975
Treasurer, audited, 1972-1975
Treasurer, 1975-1976
Meeting, West Virginia, 1976
Meetings, 1976-1978
Miscellaneous, 1976-1978
Miscellaneous, 1977-1978
Financial, 1977-1979
Miscellaneous, 1978-1979
Financial, 1978-1980
Meeting report and annual report, 1979
Secretary, 1979-1980
Treasurer, 1979-1980
Financial, 1981-1982
Correspondence, 1982
Miscellaneous, 1983-1984
Financial, 1984-1988
Meeting, 1985
Miscellaneous, 1985-1986
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2011-138/1 (14010895) Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section:
Executive Committee:
Committee documentation binders - reports, handbooks, by-laws, attendance sheets, correspondence, minutes, member lists, 1957-1967, 1974-1976
Secretary-Treasurer:
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2011-138/2 (14010909) Binders [include minutes, expenses, correspondence, committee lists, attendance lists, meeting information]
Will Baxter, 1977-1981
James Brooks, 1982-1989
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2011-138/3 (14010884) James Brooks, 1987-1990
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2011-138/4 (14010567) Treasurer’s reports, 1988-1995
Treasurer records, 1995
General:
Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting, 1990-1995
Annual Reports, 1988-1995
List of Executive Committee members, 1989-1995
Section department chairs, undated
Section officer information from the MAA, 1985-1988
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2013-019/5 (LSF) Minutes, correspondence, reports, and other material, 1988-2002
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2011-138/5 (13741046) Meetings:
Meeting binders - correspondence, attendance sheets, reports, programs, expenses, 1962-1967, 1989-1994
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2011-138/6 (13741068) 1994-1997
Attendance lists, 1978-1979
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2013-019/5 (LSF) April 1999
October 2001
April 2002
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2011-138/6 (13741068) Section Materials:
Section meeting reports, 1990-1995
Teaching Award Nominations, 1991-1998
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2011-138/7 (13741057) Newsletters, 1976-1998
25-year certificates, 1995
MAA new member welcome letter templates, 1990
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2013-019/5 (LSF) EPADEL minorities, 1991-1992
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2006-026/1 (CDL) EPADEL: A Semisesquicentennial History, 1926-2000, 2001
EPADEL 75 photographs [see archivist for access]:
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*4RM127 Restricted: EPADEL 75 [23 photographs on CD], 2000
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2005-199/1 (CDL) Northeastern Section:
Correspondence:
1956
1958
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
Meetings:
University of Connecticut [includes program and correspondence], 1956 and undated
Dartmouth College [includes program and correspondence], 1957
Holy Cross College [includes program and correspondence], 1958
Boston College [includes program and correspondence], 1959
Wesleyan University [includes program and correspondence], 1960
University of Vermont [includes program and correspondence], 1961
Connecticut General, 1962
University of Connecticut [includes program and correspondence], 1956 and undated
Section officer's meetings:
Seattle, WA [August 21, 1956 and correspondence], 1956 and undated
Penn State [includes correspondence], 1957
Cambridge, MA [includes program], 1958
Salt Lake City [includes registration information], 1959
Michigan State, 1960
Oklahoma State University [meeting minutes], 1961
Membership Lists, 1955-1967 and undated
By-Laws Information, 1955-1977 and undated
MAA Section Guidelines, 1956-1960 and undated
Programs, List of Officers, List of Speakers, List of Petititioners, 1955-1978 and undated
Section history, undated
Abstracts of papers, 1957 and undated
Committee on High School Contests [includes correspondence and meeting minutes], 1956-1958 and undated
Visiting Lecturer’s Program, 1958-1962
Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England, 1956-1957
William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, 1971-1972
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*4RM111 Mathematics Opens Doors to the World, Bentley College [VHS], October 30, 1993:
2. Mathematics in Computers and Technology, Renu Chipalkatti; GTE Laboratories, Inc.
3. A Most Important Career: Teaching Mathematics, Joan Molin; Lynnfield MA Public Schools
4. Mathematics in the Information Sciences, William J. O’Keefe; US Department of Transportation
5. Keynote Address: What’s a Mathematician Like You Doing in a Place Like This? Presenter: Leon H. Seitelman; Pratt and Whitney
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*4RM113 6. A Career in Actuarial Science, Michele G. Van Leer; John Hancock Insurance
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*4RM135 7. Mathematics in Banking, Chris E. Vericker; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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*4RM25c Northeast Section MAA Fall Meeting:
Tape 1, November 18-19, 1988
Tape 3, November 18-19, 1988
Tape 4, November 18-19, 1988
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93-429/83 (CDL) Northern California, Nevada and Hawaii Section:
History of the Northern California Section: 1939-1988, by G. L. Alexanderson and Leonard F. Klosinski, 1988
From Galileo (1939) to Santa Clara (2001): An update on the history of the Northern California Section, by Leonard F. Klosinski, 2001
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*4RM34 Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, [DVD], 2004
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*4RM109 Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, bound volume compiled by Leonard F. Klosinski, includes citations, photographs, certificates and other information on all section teaching award winners and all Haimo award winners from the section, 1992-2005
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93-429/83 (CDL) Pacific Northwest Section:
History of the Pacific Northwest Section, ca. 1989
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2013-145/1 Ohio Section:
[Much of the material in the Ohio Section records comes from the files of individual section chairpersons, and that order has been retained to indicate the chair’s role in the section’s committees and activities. The remainder of the material is arranged by committee or by topic.]
Chairman:
Charles E. Capel:
Committee on By-Laws, 1963
Section officers meeting, Boulder, CO, 1963
Andrew Sterrett:
Section officers meeting, Amherst, MA, 1964
William T. Fishback:
General material, 1965-1966
Daniel T. Finkbeiner:
Committee on Curriculum (CONCUR), 1965-1967
Committee on Teacher Training and Accreditation (CONTTAC), 1966-1968
Correspondence and minutes, 1966-1968
CUPM conference, 1967-1968
James L. Smith:
Correspondence [I], 1969-1970
Correspondence [II], 1969-1970
Section officers meeting, Eugene, OR, 1969
Bernard J. Yozwiak:
Correspondence, 1969-1971
S. Elmwood Bohn [also includes material from S. Will Hahn]:
CONCUR, 1965-1967, 1972
Committee on Cooperation between Colleges and Universities (COCCU), 1971-1973
Executive Committee, 1971-1973
Committee on By-Laws, 1972-1973
CONTTAC, 1972-1973
Correspondence with MAA national office, 1972
S. Will Hahn:
Program Committee, 1972-1973
Recruitment, 1972-1973
Spring meeting, April 1973, 1972-1973
J. Frederick Leetch:
High school contest, 1971-1973
Section officers meetings, 1972-1973
Correspondence and printed material, 1973
Correspondence, 1973-1974
Meeting, Fall 1973, Lorain County Community College, 1973
Meeting, Spring 1974, Muskingum College, 1973
Newsletter, 1973-1974
National office memos and publications, 1974, undated
James A. Murtha:
MAA meetings, 1969-1972
Program Committee, 1975-1976
Secretary-Treasurer, 1975-1977
CONCUR, 1976-1977
CONTTAC, 1976
Correspondence, 1976-1977
Correspondence, printed material, and notes, 1976-1977
National meeting, Toronto, August 1976
Newsletter, 1976-1977
COCCU, 1976-1977
Meeting, Spring 1976, Denison University, 1977
William H. Beyer:
Correspondence and notes, 1976-1978
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2013-145/2 Program Committee, 1976-1978
COCCU, 1977-1978
CONCUR, 1977
CONTTAC, 1977-1978
National meeting, Chicago, August 1977
Newsletter, 1977-1978
Secretary-Treasurer, 1977
Visiting lecturers, 1977
Marion D. Wetzel:
Programs, 1976-1978
Secretary-Treasurer, 1977-1978
COCCU, 1978
CONCUR, 1978-1979
CONTTAC, 1978
Correspondence, printed material, and notes, 1978-1979
Committees:
Committee on By-Laws:
Constitution drafts and notes, 1964-1965, undated
Committee on Cooperation between Colleges and Universities (COCC):
Donald O. Koelher, chair, 1971-1974
Visiting lecturer program, 1973-1974
Committee on Curriculum (CONCUR):
Correspondence, 1962-1967
Correspondence, 1963-1965
Supporting documents (including survey results), 1964-1965, undated
Correspondence, 1965-1966
Reports and presentations, 1997-2008
Committee on Teacher Training and Accreditation (CONTTAC):
Correspondence, 1963-1970
CUPM, "Report on Accredutatuib and Certification," 1970
Executive Committee:
Minutes and short course announcements, 1976-1984
Correspondence and notes, 1978
Minutes and financial records, 1985-1995
Agendas, 1992-1993, 2006
Minutes, 1999-2000
Program Committee:
Fall 1973 meeting, speakers correspondence [James A. Murtha], 1973
Notes, correspondence, and printed material [Janet B. Roll], 1982-1990
Correspondence 1988 [Janet B. Roll], 1988-1989
Correspondence 1989 [Janet B. Roll and V. Frederick Rickey], 1988-1989
Program for Cincinnati meeting, 1990
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2013-145/3 Newsletters, March 1973 - Spring 2005
Meetings:
Fall 1973, Lorain County Community College, Individualized instruction notes, circa 1973
Spring 1995, The Ohio State University, 1995
Spring 1998 and Project NExT workshop, John Carroll University, planning records [V. Frederick Rickey], 1998
Fall 1998, Columbus State Community College, 1998
Fall 1999, The College of Wooster, 1999
Fall 2000, Wittenberg University, 2000
Fall 2001, Marietta College, 2001
Spring 2002, Xavier University, 2002
General Materials:
MAA representatives, 1964-1965
Documents from national office, 1966-1970, undated
Constitution and by-laws, 1971
Membership lists, 1976-1981, undated
Section seal, 1985, 2001
Ohio Section: 1915-1990, 1990
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2006-025/1 (CDL) Ohio Section: 1915-1990, 1990
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2013-145/3 Audit reports, 1998-2000
Project NExT, photographs, 1998
Short courses:
July 1986 evaluations, 1986
Correspondence and planning records, 1988-1990, 2000
Announcements, 1989-2004
Teaching awards:
1995, Aparna Higgins, 1994-1995
Announcements and lists of winners, 1995-2008
1999, Zaven Karian, 1999
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*4RM180 Southwestern Section:
History of the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (1936-1996), 1996
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2011-016/1 (CDL) North Central Section:
Presentation handouts by George Bridgman, 1975-2007
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2012-234/1 (LSF) Texas Section:
Section Chair/Secretary-Treasurer, Stuart Anderson, 1989-1996
Teaching awards:
1992 [1 of 2], 1991-1992
1992 [2 of 2], 1991-1992
1993, 1992-1993
1994, 1993-1994
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2012-234/2 (LSF) 1995, 1994-1995
1996, 1995-1996
1997, 1995-1997
1998, 1997-1998
1999, 1998-2000
2000, 1998-2000
2001, 2000-2001
2002, 2001-2002
2003, 2002-2003
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2012-234/3 (LSF) 2004 and 2005, 2003-2005
Photos and negatives, 1992-2005
Annual meeting host applications, 1995-1996
Project NExT, expenses and general, 1995-2005
2001 annual meeting registration forms, 2001



 

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