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Department of Mathematics Report

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Department of Mathematics Report
Identification: MF012
Date: 1933
Size/Quantity: 0.05 linear feet (one archival folder)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Field, Floyd, 1873-1958
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:On December 31, 1933, a meeting took place between Charles M. Snelling, chancellor of the University System, and college department heads from Georgia. During this meeting, the group discussed a possible statewide course coordination. This collection contains a report from Georgia Tech's mathematics department to Chancellor Snelling.

Biographical/Historical Note

When Georgia Tech opened its doors in 1888, mathematics was a part of the school curriculum; however, it was not a degree-granting department. In 1953, the School of Mathematics began granting students a Bachelor of Science degree, focusing on Applied Mathematics.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one report from Floyd Field, head of Georgia Tech's School of Mathematics (then mathematics department), to Chancellor Charles M. Snelling. Field wrote the report, discussing teacher preparations, on December 31, 1933.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Mathematics.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Department of Mathematics Report, Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #2001.132.

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2002.

Revisions to Finding Aid

October 2005:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. September 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

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