References for Leonard Dickson

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  1. R S Calinger, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901165.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9030343/Leonard-Eugene-Dickson

Books:

  1. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson I (New York, 1975).
  2. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson II (New York, 1975).
  3. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson III (New York, 1975).
  4. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson IV (New York, 1975).
  5. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson V (New York, 1975).
  6. A A Albert (ed.), The collected mathematical papers of Leonard Eugene Dickson VI (New York, 1983).

Articles:

  1. A A Albert, Leonard Eugene Dickson 1874-1954, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 61 (1955), 331-346.
  2. R C Archibald (ed.), A semicentennial history of the Ameriacn Mathematical Society 1888-1938 Vol 1 (New York, 1980), 183-194.
  3. D D Fenster, American initiatives toward internationalization : the case of Leonard Dickson, in Mathematics unbound : the evolution of an international mathematical research community, 1800-1945, Charlottesville, VA, 1999 (Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 2002), 311-333.
  4. D D Fenster, Leonard Dickson's History of the theory of numbers : an historical study with mathematical implications, Rev. Histoire Math. 5 (2) (1999), 159-179.
  5. D D Fenster, The development of the concept of an algebra : Leonard Eugene Dickson's role, Rend. Circ. Mat. Palermo (2) Suppl. No. 61 (1999), 59-122.
  6. D D Fenster, Why Dickson left quadratic reciprocity out of his History of the theory of numbers, Amer. Math. Monthly 106 (7) (1999), 618-627.
  7. D D Fenster, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874-1954) : an American legacy in mathematics, Math. Intelligencer 21 (4) (1999), 54-59.
  8. D D Fenster, Leonard Eugene Dickson and his work in the arithmetics of algebras, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 52 (2) (1998), 119-159.
  9. D D Fenster, Role modeling in mathematics : the case of Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874-1954), Historia Math. 24 (1) (1997), 7-24.
  10. I Kaplansky, Quadratic reciprocity in Dickson's History, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (9) (1993), 1155.
  11. P Montel, Notice nécrologique sur Leonard Eugene Dickson, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 239 (1954), 1741-1742.
  12. K H Parshall, A study in group theory: Leonard Eugene Dickson's Linear groups, Math. Intelligencer 13 (1) (1991), 7-11.
  13. K H Parshall, In pursuit of the finite division algebra theorem and beyond: Joseph H M Wedderburn, Leonard E Dickson, and Oswald Veblen, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 33 (111) (1983), 274-299.
  14. J H Parshall, Leonard Eugene Dickson, American National Biography 6 (Oxford, 1999), 578-579.

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