C. F. Richter (1943) Mathematical Questions in Seismology – Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society


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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. (July 1943) – Volume 49, Number 7

Octavo. 67 pages. Printed green wraps.

Condition: Near fine. No fading, covers firmly attached, slight bumping to top front cover.

Printed during the ramp up of World War II, this includes announcements regarding the drafting of mathematicians for the war effort.


  • Information on Selective Service relating to Mathematicians (National Committee on Physicists and Mathematicians. pp. 473-476
  • C. F. Richter. Mathematical Questions in Seismology – pp. 477-493
  • H. Bateman, Some Simple Differential Equations and the Related Functions – pp.  494-513

Plus meeting minutes, abstracts, book reviews, and notes.

“Charles Francis Richter (/ˈrɪktər/); April 26, 1900 – September 30, 1985) was an American seismologist and physicist.

“Richter is most famous as the creator of the Richter magnitude scale, which, until the development of the moment magnitude scale in 1979, quantified the size of earthquakes.” – Wikipedia

“Harry Bateman FRS[2] (29 May 1882 – 21 January 1946) was an English mathematician.” – Wikipedia