Edward Wilson Chittenden Papers
Scope and Contents
These papers highlight Professor Chittenden's academic career as professor of mathematics at the University of Iowa, 1918-1954.
- Chittenden, Edward Wilson (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Edward Wilson Chittenden was born August 3, 1885, in Waterville, Minnesota. He received his B.A. and M.A. at the University of Missouri in 1909 and 1910. He took his Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Chicago in 1912. Dr. Chittenden married Ludie Mae Iman on June 19, 1912, and they had two children. He taught at the University of Illinois for six years, before joining the faculty at the University of Iowa in 1918. Edward Chittenden retired in 1954, and died June 16, 1977.
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Professor of mathematics, University of Iowa, from 1918 until 1954. Correspondence and lectures.
Method of Acquisition
These materials were transferred to the University Archives from the Department of Mathematics during 1979 and 1992.
- Denise Anderson, March 2007
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