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Harold Hotelling papers, 1910-1975 

Creator: 
Hotelling, Harold, 1895-1973
Phys. Desc: 
57 boxes (57 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0614
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Harold Hotelling, 1895-1973, mathematical statistician and mathematical economist, taught at Columbia University from 1931 until he left in 1946 to establish the Institute of Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the Second World War Hotelling did research in Columbia University's Statistical Research Group. Later he was involved in research for the Office of Naval Research at Chapel Hill. He was active in many professional organizations, especially the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.