About: History & Archives
George David Birkhoff
1884 - 1944
Perkins Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University.
AAAS Presidential Address: George D. Birkhoff, "Intuition, Reason and Faith in Science," Science (30 December 1938) 88:601-609.
AAAS offices held:
- President, 1937
AAAS awards and honors:
- AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, 1926.
For "A Mathematical Critique of Some Physical Theories," the address of the retiring president of the American Mathematical Society.
- Harvard University Library, University Archives