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Finding Aid to the Florian Cajori Papers, 1842-1929 (bulk 1905-1929)
BANC MSS C-B 1006  
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Description
Included in the collection is correspondence; material related to his History of Mathematical Notations (1928); writings; and notes.
Background
Florian Cajori was born at Saint Aignan near Thusis in Switzerland February 28, 1859, came to the United States in 1875 and was graduated at the University of Wisconsin in 1883. The year 1884-85 he spent at the Johns Hopkins University and in 1885 was called to Tulane University to teach mathematics. A breakdown in health sent him to Colorado, where he prepared a monograph on the Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States. This started him in the direction of his life work.
Extent
3 cartons, 2 boxes 4.55 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.