References for George Birkhoff

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  1. M Morse, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/George_David_Birkhoff.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9015375/George-David-Birkhoff

Books:

  1. Collected Mathematical Works of George David Birkhoff (Providence R.I., 1950).
  2. S Diner, D Fargue and G Lochak (eds.), Dynamical systems : a renewal of mechanism : centennial of George David Birkhoff (Singapore, 1986).

Articles:

  1. R C Archibald, A semicentennial history of the American Mathematical Society 1888-1938 (New York, 1980), 212-218.
  2. L J Butler, George David Birkhoff, American National Biography 2 (Oxford, 1999), 813-814.
  3. I M H Etherington, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, Edinburgh Math. Notes 1947 (36) (1947), 22-23.
  4. J Hadamard, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 220 (1945), 719-721.
  5. D D Kosambi, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, 1884-1944, Math. Student 12 (1945), 116-120.
  6. R E Langer, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 60 (1946), 1-2.
  7. S Mac Lane, Jobs in the 1930s and the views of George D Birkhoff, Math. Intelligencer 16 (3) (1994), 9-10.
  8. M Morse, George David Birkhoff and his mathematical work, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (1946), 357-391.
  9. Obituary: George David Birkhoff (1884-1944) (Spanish), Revista Soc. Cubana Ci. Fis. Mat. 2 (1945), 28-29.
  10. J Rey Pastor, Professor George D Birkhoff and his influence in Argentina (Spanish), Revista Ci. Lima 47 (1945), 105-109.
  11. R Phillips, Reminiscences about the 1930s, Math. Intelligencer 16 (3) (1994), 6-8.
  12. H S Vandiver, Some of my recollections of George David Birkhoff, J. Math. Anal. Appl. 7 (1963), 271-283.
  13. H S White, Professor George D Birkhoff, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Scientific Mo. 44 (1937), 191-193.
  14. E T Whittaker, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, J. London Math. Soc. 20 (1945), 121-128.
  15. E B Wilson, Obituary: George David Birkhoff, Science (N S) 102 (1945), 578-580.

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