Series 1 - Biographical and personal

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UTA 1183-1


Biographical and personal


  • 1936-2003 (Creation)

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0.8 m of textual records and artifacts

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This series gives an overview of Coxeter’s career and honors. It includes several files with biographical information including articles, clippings, tributes and obituaries that discuss his life and contributions to mathematics. There are also copies of his C.V.s, entries in biographical dictionaries, and his own notes on his reviews and publications.

This series also includes correspondence, certificates, diplomas and medals documenting the numerous recognitions and awards he received throughout his lengthy career. For photographs regarding awards, see Series 9: Graphic records. Finally there a few files of personal and family memorabilia as well as an autobiographical notebook in which Coxeter wrote his early recollections of his childhood, his early studies and education as well as professional biographical milestones.

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B2004-0024/001(01)-(24), Diplomas in B2004-0024/018 and Medals in B2004-0024/001Art
B2006-0023/001 (01)-(06)
B1986-0009/004: The Listender, 21 July 1960

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B2004-0024/001(01)-(24), /018, /001Art

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B2006-0023/001 (01)-(06), /003

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