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*Collection Title:* University Academic Departments

*Series Title:* Mathematics Department

*Collection Number:* 20

*Series Number:* 175

*Extent:* 4 boxes; 1.5 linear feet

*Abstract:* This is a collection of items pertaining to the Math Department. It contains historical documents from the Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon. The donated items include original founding documents, organization correspondence, financial reports, photographs, articles, news clippings and student academic research papers. The Math Department collection also contains two copies of the April 1996 Mathematics Department Review and the Change Document and Matrix Math of November 2000.

*Physical Location:* G12 - Section 12 - Shelf 3

*Language:* English

*Processor:* Jacqueline Larry, Archives Student Worker

*Restrictions on use and reproduction:* All rights held by the University of St. Francis. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use materials, please contact Archives Staff.

*Restrictions on access:* None

*Provenance / Source of acquisition:* Unknown

*Types of material:* Typed and handwritten correspondence, minute meetings, newspaper clipping, photographs

*Dates:* 1944 - 2000 Bulk Dates: 1944 - 1970

*Important divisions:* Divided by subject, then by year

*Significant correspondents and subjects:*

- CSF Kappa Mu Epsilon Members
- CSF Presidents
- CSF Students
- CSF Faculty/Staff
- CSF Mathematics Department Affiliates

- Folder 1- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Financial Reports - 1949-1969
- Folder 2- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Chapter Handbook - 1971-1973
- Folder 3- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Correspondence - 1944-1957
- Folder 4- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Correspondence - 1958-1961
- Folder 5- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Correspondence - 1962-1969
- Folder 6- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Correspondence - 1970-1975
- Folder 7- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Minutes - November 1944 - May 1955
- Folder 8- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Meeting Minutes - 1944-1952
- Folder 9- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Meeting Minutes - 1955-1967
- Folder 10- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Biennial Convention Minutes and Program, Regional Conference Programs - 1959-1988
- Folder 11- Change Document and Matrix Math - November 2000

- Folder 1- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Constitution of Kappa Mu Epsilon, Various Editions, Installation Ceremony Guide Book - ca. 1948-1970
- Folder 2- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Illinois Delta Chapter Record Cards - ca. 1945-1973
- Folder 3- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Mathematics Homecoming Day, Reply Cards - 1958
- Folder 4- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Scrap Book - ca.1945-1951
- Folder 5- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Photographs and Clippings - ca.1945-1951
- Folder 6- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Ephemera - ca.1945-1970
- Silver Doilies
- Club Song (Lyrics)
- Kappa Mu Epsilon Song (Lyrics)
- "I Can't Do The Sum" from Babes in Toyland Sheet Music, Lyrics by Glen Mac Donough, Music by Victor Herbert
- Composition Book National Constitution of Kappa Mu Epsilon Attendance Roster - 1945-1972
- Treasurer's Report, Dues, Receipts - 1945-1959
- Kappa Mu Epsilon, Miscellaneous Order Forms
- Science Telescope, Newsletter, Saint Procopius College, Lisle, IL
- For Better Teaching, Bulletin of Wesleyan University, "How to Organize and Conduct Mathematics Clubs"
- The Pentagon: A Mathematics Magazine for Students - Fall 1956
- Sample Record Card
- Address List
- Balfour's Blue Book 1964 Catalog
- Folder 7- Radio Scripts - ca.1949-1956
- Life of Albert Einstein - 1949-1950
- Mathematician in Wonderland, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson - 1950-1951
- Apologia Mathematica - 1951-1952
- "What Mathematics is Really Like", Round Table Discussion, Radio Station WBIK - April 30, 1952
- Henchman to the Skies, John Alfred Brashear - 1952-1953
- The Traveling Mathematician, Luca Pacioli - 1953-1954
- Apologia Mathematica - 1954-1955
- Apologia Mathematica - 1955
- Life of Carl Friederich Gauss - 1956
- The Watchers of the Sky, Part of Trilogy "The Torch-Bearers" by Alfred Noyes

- Folder 1- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Academic Papers - 1954-1958
- Mathematics and The Development of Good Citizens, Joan Nehas - November 24, 1954
- History of the Mathematics Club, Sister M. Ursuline, O.S.F. - October 26, 1954
- Geometrical Applications in Optics, Sister M. Crescentia, O.S.F. - October 23, 1954
- Geometrical Problems Lead to Algebraic Equations, Dorothy Pulo - November 27, 1956
- The Development of Non-Euclidean Geometries, Rosemary Kotesa - February 5, 1957
- An Introduction to Projective Synthetic Geometry, Sister M. Claudia, O.S.F. - March 26, 1957
- The Golden Section and Its Relation to Life, Sister M. Ursuline, O.S.F. -March 26, 1957
- An Analytic Study of the Atmosphere and Outer Space, Sister M. Crescentia, O.S.F. - October 15, 1957
- Squaring a Circle, Marlene Schaab - December 17, 1957
- A Glance at the Theory of Numbers, Sister M. Claudia, O.S.F. - January 14, 1958
- An Introduction to Zero, Number and Symbol, Anna Marie Dimonte - February 25, 1958
- Is Math Practical?, Five Articles submitted from the publication "The Mathematics Teacher" - March 25, 1958
- Nicholas Ivanovitch Lobachesvsky and his place in the Biography of Geometry, Sister M. Crescentia, O.S.F. - October 21, 1958
- Henri Poincare: Mathematician, Scholar, and Creative Genius, Sr. Alfred Marie - November 18, 1958
- George Boole (1815-1864), Barbara Anne Speiser - November 18, 1958
- Pierre Fermat and His Role as a Mathematician, Judith Pavell - December 1958
- Folder 2- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Academic Papers - 1959-1966
- Pierre-Simon de Laplace - February 24, 1959
- Louis Charles Karpinski-Historian of Mathematics, Sister M. Claudia, O.S.F. - February 24, 1959
- Modern Mathematicians: Jacqueline Lelong-Ferrand, Hanna von Caemmerer Naumann, Anna Marie Gregory - April 1959
- Sonja Kowalewski: Leading Woman Mathematician of Modern Times, Marlene Schaab - April 7, 1959
- Mathematician's Biography (Karl Wilhem), Anna Mae Trizna - April 7, 1959
- John Von Neumann, Eugenia Rudolphi, April 20 - 1959
- Mendelleeff and the Periodic Law, Carol Slana - April 24, 1959
- Discussion on Non-Euclidean Geometry, Anna Marie Gregory - November 17, 1959
- Some Theorems of Non-Euclidean Geometry, Judith Pavell - November 17, 1959
- Math Report - Non-Euclidean Geometry, Anna Mae Trizna - November 17, 1959
- Number Systems, Joyce Senffner - February 16, 1960
- Probability: Some Fundamental Principles, Barbara Anne Speiser - February 16, 1960
- Spherical Trigonometry: Applications, Jean Rudolphi - March 15, 1960
- Introduction to Spherical Trigonometry, Mary Ward - March 15, 1960
- John Napier and Logarithms, Florence Schrage - March 29, 1960
- Line Representation of the Trigonometric Functions, Diane Chwierut - March, 1961
- A History of the Development of Non-Euclidean Geometry, Marilyn Reckase - March 9, 1961
- Mathematical Induction, Gloria Sergen - March 1, 1962
- Appollonius of Perga and His Contributions, Linda L. Quartuccio - April 14, 1964
- Lobachevsky and Non-Euclidean Geometry, Catherine Ritter -April 14, 1964
- Digital Computers, Carolyn Tomecek - April 14, 1964
- Old "New Math", Ella Binz - March 15, 1966
- Simple Harmonic Motion, Jane Henneberry - March 15, 1966
- Two Renaissance Mathematicians (John Napier and Johann Kepler), Carol A. Vischak -March 15, 1966
- Folder 3- Math Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Academic Papers - 1967-1968
- Electric Circuits, Rose Marie Danecki - April 25, 1967
- Medieval Contributions to Calculus, Jean Eisel - April 25, 1967
- A General View of Algebra, Margaret Glos - April 25, 1967
- Boolean Algebra, Elizabeth Ann Rink - April 25, 1967
- The History of the Computer, Barbara Suzzi - April 25, 1967
- The Mad Mathematics, Linda Deiss - March 18, 1968
- Topology: Beyond the Make Believe, Patricia Forsythe - March 18, 1968
- The Mathematician as an Actuary, Mary C. Ryan - March 18, 1968
- An Introduction to the Mathematical Revolution, Elaine Gora
- The History of PI, Mary Grace Morrotto
- The Philosophy of Mathematics, Margie Owing
- Gauss, Sara Tweeten
- Modern Mathematician: Norbert Wiener, Mary Ward
- Miscellaneous Papers and Reports
- Folder 4- Sister Mary Claudia Zeller Dissertation - 1944 (2 copies)
- The Development of Trigonometry from Regiomontanus to Pitiscus
- Folder 5- Mathematics Program Review, Table of Contents and Sections I-IV - April 1996
- Table of Contents
- History
- Rationale
- Curriculum
- Student Statistics
- Folder 6- Mathematics Program Review, Sections V-VIII - April 1996
- Finances and Instructional Services
- Goals and Objectives of Mathematical Degree Program
- Program Faculty
- Summary and Conclusion
- Folder 7- Mathematics Program Review, Appendices - April 1996
- Folder 8- Mathematics Program Review, Table of Contents and Sections I-IV - April 1996 (Copy #2)
- Table of Contents
- History
- Rationale
- Curriculum
- Student Statistics
- Folder 9- Mathematics Program Review, Sections V-VIII - April 1996(Copy #2)
- Finances and Instructional Services
- Goals and Objectives of Mathematical Degree Program
- Program Faculty
- Summary and Conclusion
- Folder 10- Mathematics Program Review, Appendices - April 1996(Copy #2)

- Folder 1- Additional Faculty Members for Mathematics Department - 1984
- Academic writing
- College of Saint Francis
- College of Saint Francis - Faculty
- College of Saint Francis - Students
- Kappa Mu Epsilon
- Mathematics
- Mathematics - Study and teaching