Five College Archives and Manuscript Collections
Home >> Amherst College Archives & Special Collections >> Bailey LeFevre Brown (AC 1924) Papers, 1930-1964
Amherst College seal
Brown Papers, 1930-1964
2 archives boxes (1 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Mathematician. Contains mathematical notes, correspondence, article reprints and other materials documenting his research in mathematics. Includes correspondence with Neal H. McCoy.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Brown Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Brown Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Biographical Note

Bailey LeFevre Brown was born in Jamestown, New York in 1903. After attending Jamestown High School, he entered Amherst College with the Class of 1924. He received the M.A. from Princeton University in 1925. In 1926-1927 he was instructor of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College. In 1927 he joined the faculty at Amherst College in the department of Mathematics, first as an Instructor (1927-1936), then as Assistant Professor (1936-1941), Associate Professor (1941-1947) and Professor (1947-). He was the author of several articles on abstract algebra. Brown died in 1971.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Mathematical notes, correspondence, article reprints and other materials documenting Professor Brown's research in mathematics, particularly ring theory, real analysis, Schur's Lemma, limit theorems and other problems.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Brown Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Brown Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Bailey LeFevre Bloom Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.