Charles Wilderman Trigg, American engineer, mathematician and educator, born 1898 in Baltimore, Maryland. Educated in engineering, mathematics and education at University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California and University of California at Los Angeles. Worked as an industrial chemist and engineer, 1917-1943, and as an educator and administrator, 1946-1963. Served in the United States Navy during World War II. Book review editor of the Journal of Recreational Mathematics. Considered one of the foremost recreational mathematicians of the twentieth century. Further biographical information available at the repository.
Fonds consists of correspondence; research material on a broad range of mathematical topics; manuscripts of mathematical articles, notes, calculations and solutions to mathematical problems; and published work.
Donated by Avetta Trigg in 1989.
Text in English.
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File level inventory available at repository.
For additional archival material relating to Charles W. Trigg see Leon Bankoff (Acc 5167, 5168).
Fonds is part of the Eugène Strens Recreational Mathematics Collection.
Acc 4391 (Strens)