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Franklin Haimo Papers

Identifier: WUA-03-wua00388

The Franklin Haimo Papers consists of professional and academic correspondence, teaching materials for various mathematics courses, and offprints of publications.


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Biographical or Historical Information

Franklin Haimo was a professor of mathematics at Washington University from 1947 until his death in 1982.  Born in 1919 in Portland, Oregon, Haimo earned a B.A. from Reed College in 1941 and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1942 and 1947. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in the 1972-1973 academic year and returned there each summer for research as a visiting fellow. Throughout his career he published papers on group theory.  He died on June 3, 1982.

The Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics are awards given by the Mathematical Association of America to recognize college or university teachers "who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had influence beyond their own institutions."

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  • 2020 November 13: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

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Sonya Rooney
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