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William H. Roever Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: William H. Roever Collection, 1885-1945Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00075

Primary Creator: Roever, William H. (1874-1951)

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English, Italian, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists entirely of published material and dissertations, some by Roever and some by others.  The materials are arranged alphabetically by author.

Collection Historical Note

William Henry Roever was born on May 16, 1874 in St. Louis.  He received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in 1897, and then went to Harvard University, where he earned an A.M. in 1904 and his Ph.D. in 1906.  Roever initially taught Astronomy at Washington University from 1899 until 1901.  He then went to teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1905 to 1908 before coming back to Washington University in 1908 to teach mathematics.  Roever was the founder and first president of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematical honor society at Washington University, and later became the Chairman of the Department of Mathematics.  He died on January 31, 1951 in St. Louis.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was transferred to University Archives from the Mathematics Library in 1992 and 1994.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Sarah Pabarcus in January 2006.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012.


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Folder 1: Roever, William H., Advanced Calculus, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Roever, William H., Brilliant Point Phenomena, 1921 (publication)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Roever, William H., Brilliant Points and the Loci of Brilliant Points, April 1902 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Roever, William H. Collegiate Mathematics for War Service: Some Drawings and Graphical Solutions in Navigation, November 1918 (publication)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Roever, William H. [Comments on the Deviation of the Law of Perfect Gasses], no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Roever, William H. Curve of Light in a Corrugated Dome, December 1913 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Roever, William H. Descriptive Geometry and its Merits as a Collegiate as Well as an Engineering Subject, April 1918 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Roever, William H., Deviations of Falling Bodies, 1910-1915 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Roever, Wiliam H., Effects of the Earth's Rotation on the Range and Drift of a Projectile, January 29, 1943 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Roever, William H. Fundamental Theorems of Orthographic Axonometry and their Value in Picturization, 1941 (publication)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Roever, William H. A Geometric Derivation of a General Formula for the Southerly Deviation of Freely Falling Bodies, June 1915 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Roever, William H. Geometric Description of the Halo on the Dome of the St. Louis Cathedral, 1920 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Roever, William H. Geometric Explanation of a Certain Optical Phenomenon, March 1919 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Roever, William H. Geometrical Constructions of the Lines of Force Proceeding  from ..., June 30, 1896 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Roever, William H. Graphical Constructions for a Function of a Function and for a Function ..., November 1916 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Roever, William H. History of Mathematics at Washington University, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Roever, William H.  Math 5 Notes - Harvard, Folder 1, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Roever, William H.  Math 5 Notes - Harvard, Folder 2, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Roever, William H.  Math 14 Notes - Folder 1, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Roever, William H.  Math 14A Notes - Folder 2, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Roever, William H.  Mathematics I Book - Notes , no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Roever, William H.  Method of Numerical Integration in Exterior Ballistics, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Roever, William H.  Note on the Meridional Deviation of a Falling Body, July 23, 1915 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Roever, William H.  Optical Interpretations in Higher Geometry, March 1914 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Roever, William H.  Servants of Man's Progress - Manual Training School, 1893Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Roever, William H., Some Phases of Descriptive Geometry, Nov.-Dec. 1925 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Roever, William H. Some Recent Work on the Problem of the Deviations of Freely Falling Bodies, 1916 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Roever, William H. Weight Field of Force of the Earth, 1940 (publication)Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Roever, William H., William Chauvenet, 1925 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Schwarz, H. A., Ueber Ein de Flachen Flacheninhalts ... , 1885 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Sparks, E. W., Universal Quadratic Zero Forms in Four Variables, 1933 (dissertation)Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Stephens, Eugene, Symbolic Calculus, 1925 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Stoker, J. J., Bending and Buckling of Elastic Plates, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Stoker, J. J. and A. S. Peters, Non Linear Vibrations, 1939-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Szego, Gabor, Mathematics, Equations, Integrals, 1934-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 36: von Hunyady, Eugen. Ueber Die Fundamentalen Eigenschaften der Algebraischen Curven, 1864 (dissertation)Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Weber, E., Advanced Courses in Applied Mathematics - Transient Analysis of Electrical Networks, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 38: White, Henry S. Abel'sche Integrale auf Singularitatenfreien Eifach ..., 1891 (dissertation)Add to your cart.
Folder 39: White, Henry S. Poncelet Polygons, 1916 (reprint)Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Wilson, Edwin B., Oblique Reflections and Unimodular Strains, 1907 (reprint)Add to your cart.

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