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William H. Bates papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSF 28

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two articles by William Bates:

Recent Co-ordination Of College Mathematical Topics, The Educator Journal, v. 9, no. 7, March 1909.

An Application Of Symbolic Methods To The Treatment Of Mean Curvatures In Hyperspace.


  • 1909 - 1910


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

William Hunt Bates grew up in Woodbury, Tennessee. He attended Vanderbilt University where he was awarded the Founders Medal in 1894 and earned his BA in the same year. He received his AM from the University of Chicago in 1902, and later received his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1910. Bates started his teaching career as an assistant professor of Mathematics at Purdue University in 1906. He was also a member of the American Mathematical Society.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30 by Archives Staff.

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  • 2020-04-06: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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