Guide to the Morris Weisfeld Papers, undated


Morris Weisfeld was a professor in the Mathematics Department at Duke University. His collection contains three booklets of teaching materials.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
Morris Weisfeld papers
Weisfeld, Morris, 1925-
0.5 Linear Feet, 3 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

Contains three bound booklets of outlines and lessons for courses on Modern Algebra, Elementary Topology and Wave Equations.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Container List

1 box
Modern Algebra
Box 1
Elementary Topology
Box 1
Wave Equations
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

Morris Weisfeld received his B.S. from Brooklyn College in 1949, his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University in 1951 and 1954, respectively. He taught mathematics at the University of Chicago, the University of Southern California, University of California at Berkeley and Harvey Mudd College before joining the Duke faculty in 1967 where he taught sophomore calculus and applied mathematical analysis. His research focused on the structure theory of rings and computational mathematics. He served as the managing editor of the Duke Mathematical Journal during the early 1970s.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Duke Mathematical Journal Records, 1937-1980. (University Archives. Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Morris Weisfeld Papers, undated , Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Morris Weisfeld Papers, undated were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Wood, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006

Accession A2005-80 is described in this finding aid.