Sunday, February 24, 2013

Halmos Photograph Collection

Well-known mathematical researcher, educator, and expositor Paul R. Halmos (1916-2006) enjoyed snapping photographs of mathematicians he met around the world and at his various home campuses in the U.S. In 2011, 342 of Halmos’ photos were digitized by the Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas, Austin, under the direction of Archivist Carol Mead with a grant from the History of Mathematics Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America (HOM SIGMAA).

Mathematical Association of America presents a weekly-increasing subset of the 342 photos by inveterate photographer Halmos:

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