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A Memoir on the Quintic Equation

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Identifier: SC MS 0131
Overview One of Cayley's last papers, published in 1894, dealt with the quintic: Arthur Cayley, on the sextic resolvent equations of Jacobi and Kronecker, Journal èfèür die Reine und Angewandte Mathematik, CXIII (1894), 42-49. Moreover, he was preparing a paper, entitled A Report on the Quintic, which was incomplete at the time of his death. This manuscript consists of several drafts of this paper. In one of these drafts, he refers to the paper: On the Sextic Resolvent Equations.

Sports History at Lehigh University Collected by H.R. (Bosey) Reiter in 1941

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Identifier: SC MS 0015
Overview A collection of letters written in 1941 to Professor H.R. (Bosey) Reiter in response to his request to alumni for reminiscences of their undergraduate experiences in athletics. The material was to be used in a publication for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University, but there is no record that this was ever done. Responses came from graduates from the 1880s through the 1930s, including a few who also sent photographs.

William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection

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Identifier: SC MS 0061
Overview Collection contains material from the estate of William McCollum, Jr., Lehigh 1937. It includes photocopies of letters written by Don Marquis, which were collected and published by McCollum. Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.