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BOX 35-38 Writings File, 1905-1919
Articles, bibliography, book manuscripts and notes, and book reviews.
Arranged by type of writing, with articles organized chronologically.
BOX 35 Articles
1905, “Lechala's General Geometry”
1906, “The Square Root and the Relations of Order”
1908, “On the Well-Ordered Subsets of the Continuum”
1910, “Letter to the editor of the Jahresbericht”
1913, “Decomposition of an N-Space by a Polyhedron”
1917, “On the Deformation of an N-Cell”
“Extensions on Relative Tensors”
“Invariance of the Poincaþe Numbers of a Discrete Group”
“Projective Invariants of Affine Geometry of Paths”
1927, “Invariants of Quadratic Differential Forms,” correspondence relating to
1928, “Conformal Tensors and Connection”
1929, “Henry Burchard Fine - in Memoriam”
1932, “Quadratic Differential Forms,” Cambridge Tract No. 24, correspondence relating to
1933, “Spinors in Projective Relativity”
1934, “The Dirac Equation in Projective Relativity,” with A. H. Taub and John Von Neumann
1935-1936, “Introduction to Infintesimal Analysis,” correspondence relating to
circa 1937, “Geometry of Complex Domains,” with John Von Neumann, circa 1937, bound volume of 1955 reprint
1950, “Opening Address” of International Congress of Mathematicians
Undated, “Projective Relativity”
BOX 36 Book notes and chapters
(14 folders)
BOX 37 Book notes and chapters
(22 folders)
BOX 38 Book notes and chapters
(16 folders)
Book reviews, 1932-1933
BOX 38-43 Miscellany, 1881-1959
Lecture notebooks and writings of others, biographical data, income tax and insurance data, memorabilia, pocket notebooks, photographs, printed matter, awards, and other material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 38 Austin Motor Co., 1951-1955
(4 folders)
BOX 39 Bibliographical material on others
Clothes washing machine, 1949
Eastman Kodak Co., 1955-1956
European trips, 1951-1952, 1954, 1956
(3 folders)
Forest conservation, 1950-1952
General miscellany
Glasses prescriptions, 1944
Income taxes, 1957-1959
Pickfords Ltd., 1953
Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association, 1950-1951
Lecture notebooks
“Foundations of Geometry,” E. H. Moore, 1901
(2 folders)
“Differential Geometry I,” H. Maschke, 1902
“Theory of Functions,” O. Bolza, 1902
(2 vols.)
BOX 40 “Linear Substitution Groups,” H. Maschke, undated
“Theory of Numbers,” L. E. Dickson, undated
Untitled and undated notebooks
Medical expenses, 1957-1958
(2 folders)
Mercer County, N.J., Recreation Advisory Council, 1959
Notebooks (pocket), circa 1938, circa 1944, 1945-1946
(3 vols.)
BOX 41 Passport, 1955
Photography, 1926-1953
Printed matter
Lattimore, Owen J., case, 1953
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, security case, 1954
(2 folders)
(3 folders)
BOX 42 (7 folders)
BOX 43 (3 folders)
Property owned by Veblen
Maine, Brooklin (Hancock County), 1947-1958
Princeton, N.J.
Battle Road, 1959
Herrontown Road, 1941-1951
Morningside Avenue, 1910-1944
General correspondence, 1935-1951
Photographs, certificates, awards, and diplomas See Oversize
Renault automobile, 1956-1957
Spanish refugee aid, 1953
Touring Club of France, 1958
Water softener, 1959
Writings of others
“An Explicit Expression for the Detrimant of the Matrix . . .,” J. S. DeWet
“Introduction à la Théorie des Structures
Infinitésimales et des Pseudogroupes de Lie,” C. Ehresmann
“Tensor Coordinates of Linear Spaces,” W. Givesn
“On Five-Dimensional Relativity Theory,” O. Klein
“A Remark on the Coupling of Gravitation and Electron,” Hermann Weyl
BOX 44 2023 Addition, 1934-1957
The 2023 Addition largely concerns Veblen and his wife Elizabeth's daily life and household activities. The series includes receipts and other documentation of household goods and services, including clothing, groceries, utilities, automobile and home maintenance, and insurance. It also includes photographs of an unidentified wedding and tourist attractions in France and Italy, documentation of incoming and outgoing financial transactions, and incoming correspondence relating to household matters, banking, purchases of books and gifts, charitable donations, and fund raising appeals.
Material types include correspondence, receipts, printed matter, advertising pamphlets, and photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or type of material.
BOX 44 Correspondence, 1934-1938
BOX 44 Financial documents, 1935
BOX 44 Photographs, undated
BOX 44 Receipts and advertisements for household goods and services, 1934-1938, 1955-1957
BOX OV 1 Oversize
Photographs, certificates, awards, and diplomas.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Miscellany
Photographs, certificates, awards, and diplomas (Container 42)

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