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Mathematics -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Augustana College Mathematics Club records

Identifier: MSS 238
Abstract The Mathematics Club began at Augustana College in 1952 with twelve student members and four faculty members. The club’s purpose was “the pursuit of both cultural and scientific mathematical interests and the furthering of mathematical appreciation in college and community.” The Augustana College Mathematics Club records consists of early records of the Mathematics Club, including a program and list of officers, 1956-1957, the 1952 Constitution, two photographs of the Mathematics Club on a...
Dates: 1952-1957 and undated

Margaret Olmsted papers

Identifier: MSS 12
Abstract Margaret Olmsted joined the Augustana faculty in 1921. She was among one of the earliest female professors at the school. In 1937, she was named Associate Professor of Latin and Mathematics. She was known for her love of teaching, and often stressed the importance of studying foreign languages. After 46 years of teaching, she retired in 1967. That same year, she was named Professor Emeritus of Classics. Her connection to Augustana continued when she was named to the Augustana Alumni...
Dates: 1896-1993