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   Harold Hotelling Papers, 1910-1975

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harold Hotelling Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library..

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078401 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Hotelling, Harold, 1895-
Title:Harold Hotelling Papers, 1910-1975
Physical description:ca. 12800 items (57 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. The following boxes are located off-site: 2-58. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 12 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, addresses, documents and printed materials. Correspondents include: Milton Friedman, Samuel S. Wilks, Nathan Pusey, William Proxmire, Helen M. Walker, Ray Lyman Wilbur, Alfred Cowles, 3d and Ragnar Frisch. The papers also include biographical, teaching and research materials; publications and drafts of articles and books including his study, "The Teaching of Statistics," and materials on the concept of "Hotelling's Generalized T."

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Series III: Personal Correspondence

Series IV: Addresses/Memos

Series V: Organizations/Publications

Series VI: Manuscripts

Subseries VI.1: Works by Hotelling

Subseries VI.2: Works by others (by author)

Subseries VI.3: Chapters from Hotelling's Books

Series VII: Research Data

Series VIII: Titled Problems

Seris IX: Miscellaneous Problems

And 1 oversize folder

Series X: Lectures and Courses

Series XI: Employment and Biographical

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 The following boxes are located off-site: 2-58. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harold Hotelling Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library..

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Processed 1985 JCA/AR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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Columbia University.--Statistical Research Group.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics, mathematical.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Friedman, Milton, 1912-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Institute of Mathematical Statistics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mathematical statistics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proxmire, WIlliam.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pusey, Nathan Marsh, 1907-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Statistics--study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Office of Naval Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill Campus). Department of Statistics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.--Institute of Statistics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1875-1949.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilks, S. S. (Samuel Stanley), 1906-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Harold Hotelling, 1895-1973, mathematical statistician and mathematical economist, taught at Columbia University from 1931 until he left in 1946 to establish the Institute of Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the Second World War Hotelling did research in Columbia University's Statistical Research Group. Later he was involved in research for the Office of Naval Research at Chapel Hill. He was active in many professional organizations, especially the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

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