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Iowa State University. Department of Mathematics records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/14

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to the Department of Mathematics. Records include news clippings, annual reports, brochures, publications, subject files, biographical files, and faculty papers.


  • undated


Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University was established in 1870 with courses being taught in 1869. Graduate work leading to the degree of Master of Science was offered before 1881 and doctoral work in Applied Mathematics was added in 1934. In 1938, the Mathematics Department along with the Department of Physics offered courses in Mathematical Physics. In 1940, doctoral work in Mathematical Physics was added to the course offerings of the department.

George W. Jones(1870-1873)

A.H. Porter (1874-1875)

Edgar W. Stanton (1876-1920)

Maria M. Roberts (1921-1922)

Edwin R. Smith (1922-1945)

Dio L. Holl (1945-1954)

John J.L. Hinrichsen (1954-1961)

Bernard Vinograde (1961-1964)

George Seifert (1964-1966) Acting

Wilfred E. Barnes (1966-1982)

Anne K. Steiner (1982-1986)

Kenneth Heimes (1986-1989)

Howard A. Levine (1989-1992)

Stephen J. Willson (1992-1995)

Max D. Gunzburger (1996-2001)

Justin Peters (2001-2008)

Wolfgang Kliemann (2008-2013)

Clifford Bergman (2013-2017)

Hal Schenck (2017- )


1 collection

Items in related collections

RS 13/14/51. Edward and Minne Allen papers, 1887-1985, undated RS 13/14/53. Alexander Abian papers, 1923-1999, undated RS 13/14/54. Barry Arnold papers, 1939-1979, undated RS 13/14/14. Maria M. Roberts papers, 1894-1942, undated RS 13/14/52. Arlington M. Fink papers, 1963-2002, undated RS 13/14/60. James L. Cornette papers, 1935-2001, undated RS 13/14/61. Wolodymyr R. Madych papers, 1944-1984, undated RS 13/14/62. Federico M. Sioson papers, 1929-1969 RS 13/14/13. Edgar W. Stanton papers, 1869-2011, undated

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Released on 2019-05-14.

RS 13/14. Iowa State University. Department of Mathematics records
May 14, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672