|Cowan, Donald D. fonds||Donald D. Cowan is a professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo where he has been a faculty member since 1961 as well as holding positions such as chair of the Department of Applied Analysis and Computer Science and Director of the Computer Systems Group. His research and teaching interests include software engineering, specifically in web based applications. He has also authored or co-authored over 240 papers and 15 books and has consulted for companies or organizations such as Apple, IBM and the United Nations. The Donald D. Cowan fonds includes papers from his personal and professional life as well as publications.|
|Euclid and the History of Mathematics||The Euclid and the History of Mathematics Collection was begun in the 1960’s with the acquisition of 45 editions of Euclid’s Elements of Geometry. Since that date the collection has continued to grow and be developed including through the addition of 110 nineteenth century mathematics books. Some highlights of the collection are an edition from 1505, the first English language edition and the first edition printed in France including 9 of the 46 editions listed by Thomas-Stanford in Early Editions of Euclid’s Elements.|
|Euclid's elements of geometry, by James Horne||The fonds consists of one ms. copy of Euclid's elements of geometry being an abbreviation of Mr. Cunn's edition of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th and 12th books, by James Horne, son of Richard Horne, First Clerk of the Admiralty.|
|Graham, J. Wesley fonds||
J. Wesley Graham was a Canadian computer pioneer known as the father of computing at the University of Waterloo. He worked for the University of Waterloo beginning in 1959 coming from IBM Canada. He was the director of the Computer Centre and would go on to pioneer software to support education and work with the Ministry of Education to develop computer programming for high school students. His fonds includes personal and professional files detailing his research and career in computing.
|Kindree, William fonds||
William Kindree was an undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo who was involved in the development of the WATFOR 360 compiler and its successor WATFIV. The William Kindree fonds consists primarily of materials relating to the development of WATFOR and its 25th anniversary. Includes design notes, draft documentation, guides and publications.
|Contents: fonds consists of one ms. copy (1 vol. 348 pp.) of Lorenzo Mascheroni's Geometrical problems resolved by means of compasses or by the mere description of circles translated and with additions by A.B. Lousada, Devonshire, 1820. Also includes bound-in original plates with diagrams.|
|Pioch, Auguste Bienaime Desire, 1812-1846||
Auguste Bienaime Desire Pioch was a professor of mathematics who taught at the Institut Gaggia in Brussels, Belgium. The material consists of one handwritten manuscript titled “Cours de calcul integral” which is bound with his Memoire sur les fonctions arbitraires exprimes par des integrales doubles.
|Stanton, Ralph G. fonds||
Ralph G. Stanton was a Canadian mathematician and pioneer in mathematics and computing education. He began at the University of Waterloo in 1957 as the first mathematics professor and head of the Mathematics Department. He later went on to teach at York and the University of Manitoba. His work focused on algebra, applied statistics, mathematical biology and combinatorics. The Ralph G. Stanton fonds includes personal, teaching, and research files.