Mathematical Folklore, 1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Mathematical Folklore
Dates
1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1979_022
Summary
Cheryl Walls was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Alternative Forms Available

Collection is available as a duplicate copy for display in the Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Legends
George David Birkhoff and Garrett Birkhoff
Dickson
Albert Einstein
Mrs. Einstein
Erdos Number
Fly and the Motorcycle Problem
Score of -3 on Exam
Fuck the Empty Set
Well, I erased it!
Gauss and Geodesic Survey
Why there is no Nobel prize in Mathematics
Pi = 3 in Indiana
When 2 is greater than or equal to 3
Sweedler
Folk Speech
Fido
Houseboat
Differential Geometry Notation
Folksong
Heine-Borel Theorem
Graffiti
Joke
The 3 Big League Umpires
How do you boil water?
Folktale
Norbert Wiener

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1979_022: Cheryl Walls Interview Sound Recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
1979

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Folklore
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Damiano, Robert
  • Kock, Richard
  • Niven, Ivan
  • Wright, Charles
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project