Merle Manis Interview, January 6, 2007

Title

Merle Manis Interview, January 6, 2007

Interviewee

Merle Manis

Interviewer

Merrie Rampy

Files

Download Transcript of Merle Manis Interview (909 KB)

Description

Merle Manis describes growing up in Charlo, Montana and receiving his Ph. D. in Mathematics from the University of Oregon before arriving at the University of Montana, Missoula in 1965. He describes how his Master’s Degree was funded by the National Science Foundation after the Russian launch of Sputnik, and Manis gives his opinions on the Department of Mathematical Sciences graduate programs, the state of mathematics education and curriculum, and students pursuing mathematics degrees.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Mathematics education; Department of Mathematical Sciences; Mathematic degrees; History of mathematical development

Original Date

1-6-2007

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 412-017, 018

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (19 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_412_017_018.pdf

Merle Manis Interview, January 6, 2007

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