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Jewish mathematicians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ephraim Salomon and David Salomon Unger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4807
Abstract

This collection contains original official documents pertaining to two brothers, Ephraim Salomon Unger (1789-1870) and David Salomon Unger (1801- ), both renowned mathematicians in Germany in the 19th century. Also included are photocopies of documents pertaining to both brothers as well as members of their family.

Dates: 1807-1837

Ernst Mueller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6736
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ernst Mueller: mathematician, writer, philosopher and librarian. The most prominent material here are his unpublished writings, including autobiographical items such as diaries and memoirs along with essays, articles and drafts of longer works. Major themes of the collection reflect Mueller's interest in Kabbalah and anthroposophy, in addition to a number of works relating to various areas of Jewish studies. Other materials in this collection include correspondence of Ernst Mueller and his wife Frieda, notes, many poems of himself and his brother Edmund, and a few biographical articles and official papers.

Dates: 1891-1994; Majority of material found within 1919-1954

George Salomon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4955
Abstract

This collection consists of George Salomon's research notes, manuscript fragments, and photocopies of sources which he assembled in an attempt to compile a biography of Prussian Jewish mathematician Meier Hirsch and an extensive bibliography of Hirsch's publications. Salomon never completed the manuscript and bibliography because of ill health.

Dates: circa 1976-1981

Stern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 752
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Stern family, including a passport for Abram Süskind Stern; letters for the appointment of mathematician Moritz Abraham Stern as associate professor and professor at the University of Göttingen; brief obituary for historian Alfred Stern; and notes on the life of Süsskind Stern. Of particular interest is a mohel book from the ancestors of Moritz Abraham Stern in Frankfurt am Main with 55 pages of handwritten entries dating from 1698 to 1826.

Dates: 1698-1936