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Guide to the Haim Reingold Papers, 1934-1978

Summary

Collection includes correspondence, grant proposals, teaching materials, and articles on and by Haim Reingold.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10186
Title
Haim Reingold papers
Date
1934-1978
Creator
Reingold, Haim
Extent
2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.

Collection Overview

The Haim Reingold Papers contain various correspondence, a number of grant proposals for his teacher training programs, professional service files, teaching and test materials, Reingold's 1938 dissertation, articles he wrote, and mentions of his name and work that he collected, as well as miscellaneous documents, some of which relate to his collaboration with his colleague, Karl Menger.

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[Identification of item], Haim Reingold Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Aginski, Henri, 1957-1969
Box 1
Bailey, H. W., 1953-1954

Associate Dean, University of Illinois

Box 1
Basic Mathematics for Science and Engineering, 1943-1957

Correspondence regarding Basic Mathematics for Science and Engineering.

Box 1
Chicago Daily News, 1958-1970

Correspondence with Chicago Daily News. Includes clippings about judging for youth Silver Knight awards in mathematics.

Box 1
Chicago Sun Times, 1967

Includes clipping.

Box 1
Clarkson College of Technology, 1969-1970

Includes pamphlet publications from Clarkson College.

Box 1
F.E. Compton Company, 1972
Box 1
Cooper Union, 1969
Box 1
Crown Jewish Academy, 1970

Includes evaluation and evaluation materials.

Box 1
Degani, Meir, 1955
Box 1
De La Salle Institute, 1973-1974

Includes information about the institute.

Box 1
Everitt, W. L., 1956
Box 1
Follett College Book Co., 1974
Box 1
Guralnick, Sidney, 1975

Correspondence concerning Dr. Guralnick.

Box 1
Hadoar Hebrew Weekly, 1969
Box 1
Jewish United Fund, 1969-1970
Box 1
Keiffer, Mildred, 1957
Box 1
Light, Israel, 1969
Box 1
Mehlberg, Henry, 1972-1973
Box 1
Miser, Hugh, 1940-1967
Box 1
Motorola Communications Division, 1975
Box 1
Our Lady of Cincinnati College, 1945-1957
Box 1
Pearson, H.L., 1976
Box 1
Penn, Howard Lewis, undated

Noted as the son-in-law of Harold Straus.

Box 1
Pullman Standard, 1970

Notes and correspondence regarding mathematics refresher course taught by Haim Reingold for Pullman Standard.

Box 1
Rudnianski, Kuba, 1969
Box 1
Schraut, Kenneth, 1956-1966
Box 1
Schechterman, A., 1969
Box 1
Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publishers, 1967

Correspondence and materials regarding the revision of Basic Mathematics.

Box 1
Miscellaneous Letters to Industry, 1975
Box 1
Miscellaneous Personal Correspondence, 1943-1975
(2 folders)

Personal correspondence of Haim Reingold. Contains letters, notes, cards, and postcards.

Box 1
NSF Proposal: Student Science Training, 1975-1976

Rejected proposal and documents pertaining to it.

Box 2
NSF Proposal: Pre-College Teacher Development, 1977-1978
Box 2
Comprehensive Assistance to Undergraduate Science Education Proposal, 1976
Box 2
Trustee Dinner, 1965

Includes copies of speech prepared by Haim Reingold for the dinner.

Box 2
NSF Material, 1972-1976

Illinois Institute of Technology past proposal materials.

Box 2
Illinois Institute of Technology Budget, 1975-1976
Box 2
NSF Proposal: For Minorities, 1978
Box 2
University of Illinois Salaries, 1974-1975

Includes note from son, Edward, who obtained this list.

Box 2
Science Research Associates: Questions for Test, 1958-1964

Includes correspondence regarding payment, test questions, and copies of tests.

Box 2
Science Research Associates: Test Materials, 1964

Includes correspondence regarding payment, test questions, and copies of tests.

Box 2
Retirement Dinner for Haim Reingold, 1975

Includes correspondence, letters of congratulation, gift contributors, and other notes.

Box 2
Publicity on Haim Reingold, 1943-1976
(5 folders)

Includes clippings, pamphlets, correspondence, and other documents.

Box 2
Invariants of a System of Linear Homogeneous Differential Equations of Second Order, 1938

Dissertation.

Box 2
Teaching Notes, undated
Box 2
Pictures, 1968 and undated

Some photographs are identified, many are not.

Box 2
Reingold, Edward, 1961-1976

Notes, publications, and other documents from Haim Reingold's son, Edward.

Box 2
Test Material, undated
Box 2
Articles by Haim Reingold, 1934-1947 and undated
Box 2
Notes, undated

Helen Skala's work is included.

Box 2
University of Illinois: Department of Computer Science Booklets, 1974 and undated
Box 2
Goldfarb, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1971
Box 2
Miscellaneous Files, undated
(4 folders)

Miscellaneous notes and other documents.

Box 2
 

Historical Note

Haim Reingold (1910-2003) was born in Poland, raised in Tel Aviv, and came to the United States in 1930, where he taught mathematics for almost 70 years. He received his bachelor's, master's, and doctorate in mathematics from the University of Cincinnati, and joined the faculty at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1945.

Related Material

This collection was found with the Karl Menger Papers. There may be some overlap in the materials as there are a number of folders containing unidentified miscellaneous items.


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Provenance

The Haim Reingold Papers were received as part of the Karl Menger Papers by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by: Janice Hansen, December 2014.

Accessions described in this finding aid: [2012-XXXX]