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Alexandre Chessin lectures

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0665
Alexandre Chessin was born in St. Petersburg in the Russian empire in 1866 and was a professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University from 1895 to 1899. This collection contains photocopies of handwritten lectures given by Chessin from the 1895 to 1896 academic year, collectively titled: "Introduction into the Study of the Theory of Functions--Lectures Delivered at J.H.U. in 1895-96 by Alexandre S. Chessin--Part I. Functions of Real Variables"

Dates

  • 1895-1896

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)

Biographical / Historical

Alexandre Chessin (also known as Alexander Chessin) was born in St. Petersburg in 1866 during the period of the Russian Empire. He was a professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University from 1895 to 1899. He also taught at Harvard and Columbia Universities.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of handwritten lectures given by Alexandre Chessin, a professor of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University, from the 1895-1896 academic year. They are collectively titled: Introduction into the Study of the Theory of Functions--Lectures Delivered at J.H.U. in 1895-96 by Alexandre S. Chessin--Part I. Functions of Real Variables. This was most likely a textbook that could be purchased by students of the time.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These lectures were donated by the Davidson College Library in May 2007. Prior to that, the volume was donated by Mary Douglas Stauffer, niece of James McDowell Douglas, the original owner of the lectures who was a graduate student in Physics at Johns Hopkins University.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in September 2015 by Annie Tang.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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