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David A. Rothrock letter

Label
David A. Rothrock letter, 1907/09/18
Title
David A. Rothrock letter
Inclusive dates
1907/09/18
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a letter from D. A. Rothrock in Bloomington, Indiana on September 18, 1907 regarding additional copies of the proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Of special note is that the letterhead reads "University of Indiana," instead of Indiana University
Biographical or historical data
David Andrew Rothrock was born on January 31, 1864 in Milltown, Crawford County, Indiana to Amos and Mary Elizabeth (Burnett) Rothrock. He had two brothers, George W. and John W. He graduated from Valparaiso University in 1887 with a B.A. and Indiana University with an A.B. in 1892 and an A.M. in 1893. He attended University of Chicago for post-graduate work in 1894 and 1896 and received a Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig in 1898. Rothrock was a professor of mathematics at Indiana University from 1892 to 1937 and Director of Admissions from 1937 to1938, before he finally retired. Rothrock authored many mathematics textbooks and was a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Indiana Academy of Science.Rothrock was also a city engineer for Bloomington, Indiana from 1902 to 1904 and served on the Bloomington City Council from 1918 to 1926. He also represented Brown and Monroe counties in the Indiana General Assembly House in 1919. He married Helena Grace Shirley on September 12, 1905 in Martin County, Indiana, and they had four children: Henry Shirley, Mary Emily, David Andrew and Philip Wayne. Rothrock died September 2, 1949 in Lafayette, Indiana and was buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, alongside his wife, who died in 1948.Sources:Information found within the collection.Indiana University."David A. Rothrock papers, 1885-1910." Accessed September 2, 2015. http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/findingaids/view?docId=InU-Ar-VAA2671&doc.view=print. FindaGrave.com. "Rothrock, David Andrew." Find a Grave Index. Accessed September 9, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.Ball State University. "Rothrock, David Andrew." Indiana Legislator Biographies. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://web.et.bsu.edu/legislators/#!/legislator/4974/David-Rothrock.Ancestry.com. "Rothrock, David Andrew." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed September 9, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Rothrock, Helena Grace "Grace" Shirley." Find a Grave Index. Accessed September 9, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1864-1949
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rothrock, David A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indiana Academy of Science
  • Indiana State Library
  • Indiana University
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Mathematics
  • Teachers
  • Universities and colleges
Label
David A. Rothrock letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1912
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/09/09 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/09/09 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20645168
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn950268383
  • (OCoLC)950268383
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
David A. Rothrock letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1912
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/09/09 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/09/09 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20645168
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn950268383
  • (OCoLC)950268383
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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