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1998 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Philadelphia, PA, April 46, 1998
Meeting #933
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics

Saturday April 4, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, I
Room 10B, TUCC Organizers: David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Declaration of American Independence and other mathematical texts of the eighteenth century.
John G Fauvel*, The Open University, England
(9330191)

9:30 a.m.
From so obscure a beginning: The Analyst of Joel E. Hendricks.
Joe Albree*, Auburn U. at Montgomery
(93301101)

10:00 a.m.
W. W. Johnson and Newton's Calculus.
George M. Rosenstein*, Franklin & Marshall C.
(93301104)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematics Curriculum at West Point during the Nineteenth Century: Courses, Textbooks, Content, Faculty, Students, and Influences.
David C Arney*, United States Military Academy
(9330132)

Saturday April 4, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, II
Room 10B, TUCC Organizers: David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

2:30 p.m.
"Moulding the Mathematical Education of 55 Million" Americans: Sylvester at Hopkins (18761883).
Karen V.H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
(9330183)

3:00 p.m.
C. S. Peirce as a Mathematician.
Albert C. Lewis*, Indiana University
(93301243)

3:30 p.m.
The Remarkable Charlotte Scott.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(9330114)

4:00 p.m.
The Early History of the Cornell University Mathematics Department.
Gary G. Cochell*, CulverStockton College
(9330135)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, III
Room 10B, TUCC Organizers: David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

9:00 a.m.
Leonard Dickson and the University of Chicago: The Consolidation and Growth of an Algebraic Research Tradition.
Della D. Fenster*, University of Richmond
(9330190)

9:30 a.m.
The Founding of the MAA.
Florence D Fasanelli*, MAA
(93301160)

10:00 a.m.
E. H. Moore's Failed Attempt to Involve the American Mathematical Society in Pedagogy, 19021915.
David L Roberts*, University of Maryland
(9330161)

10:30 a.m.
Women at Cornell: the pre1940 Ph.D.'s.
Judy Green*, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University
(93301222)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, IV
Room 10B, TUCC Organizers: David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Structures of Computation.
Michael S. Mahoney*, Princeton University
(93301151)

3:00 p.m.
Origins of spectral sequences.
John H McCleary*, Vassar College
(93301234)

3:30 p.m.
Elbert F. Cox: An early pioneer.
James A. Donaldson, Howard University
Richard J. Fleming*, Central Michigan University
(93301163)

4:00 p.m.
Historical Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Historia Mathematica .
Joseph W. Dauben*, CUNY
(93301130)
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