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Thomas Scott Fiske Correspondence, 1891-1926

Summary Information

Abstract

The collection contains both personal and professional correspondence.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0428
Bib ID 4078760 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Fiske, Thomas Scott, 1865-1944
Title Thomas Scott Fiske Correspondence, 1891-1926
Physical Description 20 boxes (20 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-19. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence; Series II: Uncataloged Files

Description

Summary

Personal and professional correspondence of Fiske, including that of the Columbia University Mathematics Dept. The material consists principally of letters received by Dr. Fiske from contemporary mathematicians, teachers, and organizations in the field of mathematics. Also present are some copies of letters by Fiske.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Copies in part

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-19. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Thomas Scott Fiske Correspondence; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

Professor Fiske's correspondence as an officer of the American Mathematical Society is now in the possession of that organization.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-07-01 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Mathematical Society Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of Mathematics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mathematicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mathematics -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Mathematician. Fiske was professor of mathematics at Columbia University, and chairman of that department for many years. He was an officer of the American Mathematical Society.