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This collection is arranged in two series.
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.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-19. You will need to request this material at least three 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.
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.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Type of reproduction--Copies in part
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1940. Accession number--M-40.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
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.
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.