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HUC 8954.353

Reynolds, William Francis. Course materials of William F. Reynolds, 1951-1976 : an inventory

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Call No.: HUC 8954.353
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Reynolds, William Francis.
Title: Course materials of William F. Reynolds, 1951-1976
Date(s): 1951-1976
Quantity: 0.88 cubic feet (3 document boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: William F. Reynolds earned his Harvard AM in 1951 and his PhD in 1954. This collection documents course work completed by Reynolds as a graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard, and his continued interest in the work of his dissertation advisor, Richard Brauer, after his graduation from Harvard.

Acquisition Information:

  • Accession number 17918; 2008 September 2
  • Processing Note:

    This collection was processed in 2008. Processing involved a collection survey, housing in appropriate archival containers, and the creation of this finding aid. This finding aid was created by Juliana Kuipers in September 2008.

    Conditions on use and access:

    The course materials of William F. Reynolds are open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Reynolds, William Francis. Course materials of William F. Reynolds, 1951-1976. HUC 8954.353, Harvard University Archives.

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    Biographical note

    William Francis Reynolds earned his AB in 1950 at the College of the Holy Cross, and received his Harvard AM in 1951 and his PhD in 1954. While at Harvard, Reynolds studied under Professor Richard Brauer, and maintained a close connection with Brauer's work after graduation, attending seminars led by Brauer at Harvard and other local institutions. Reynolds became a professor of mathematics, spending much of his career at Tufts University, holding the position of Walker Professor of Mathematics from 1970-1998.

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    Scope of the collection

    This collection documents course work completed by William F. Reynolds as a graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard from 1951-1954. It also documents his continued interest in the work of his dissertation advisor, Professor Richard Brauer, in the subject area of modern algebra and finite simple groups. The bulk of Reynolds' notes from 1955 through 1976 were taken at seminars and talks led by Brauer and others at Harvard and other local institutions.

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    This document last updated 2014 February 25.

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