Series 224 - ANU Department of Applied Mathematics papers and publications

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AU ANUA 224

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ANU Department of Applied Mathematics papers and publications

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  • 1937 - 2001 (Creation)

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0.7 m (1 type 1 and 1 type 10 boxes)

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(1964 - 1981)

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The Department of Mathematics originally offered a course in Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics as part of a Bachelor degree in Arts or Science. In 1964, the Department of Applied Mathematics was formed with Professor Archibald Brown as the inaugural Head of Applied Mathematics in the School of General Studies. As a result of recommendations made after a review of the mathematics departments in 1981, the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics were amalgamated on 1 January 1982.

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The series includes Cambridge lecture notes and thesis, correspondence and minutes from the Department of Applied Mathematics, material relating to the Yerkes Observatory, photographs of staff, glass plates of astronomical observations, and reprints of articles by Archibald Brown, notes for articles published in physics and mathematical journals. There are also several books in French, German and English.

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Open access under a thirty-year rule

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 7 September 2007

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