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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Alice C. Beckenbach Reminiscences, 1989, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beckenbach, Alice C.
Title: Alice C. Beckenbach Reminiscences
Dates: 1989, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of one letter from Peter Duren to Alice Beckenbach regarding her talk, Reminiscences of a Mathematologist, and an annotated reprint of the talk.
Accession No.: 2010-122
Extent: 1/8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Alice Curtiss Beckenbach (1917-2010) came from a family of mathematicians and was a lifelong enthusiast of the subject. She married two prominent mathematicians: Albert W. Tucker, with whom she had three children, and Edwin Beckenbach, in 1960.

Mrs. Beckenbach attended the winter and summer meetings of the Mathematical Association of America for 85 years. She delivered her talk, Reminiscences of a Mathematologist, at three meetings of the MAA and AMS.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter from Peter Duren to Alice Beckenbach regarding her talk, Reminiscences of a Mathematologist, and an annotated reprint of the talk.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access

Use Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Beckenbach, Alice C.
Beckenbach, Edwin F.
Duren, Peter L., 1935-

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alice C. Beckenbach Reminiscences, 1989, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Carol Mead, February 2015.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Box
4RM51 Letter from Peter Duren to Alice Beckenbach, February 27, 1989
“Annotated reprint of Reminiscences of a Mathematologist, by Alice Beckenbach, undated

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