Fonds consists of Leon Bankoff's collection of material relating to a geometric figure, the 'arbelos'. Includes correspondence, primarily with other mathematicians including Clayton W. Dodge, Howard Eves, Leo Sauvé, and Charles W. Trigg; manuscripts including notebooks; published works; works by others; and material by and about M. Victor Thébault.Sin título
Correspondence regarding the arbelos of Archimedes, primarily between Leon Bankoff and the following individuals: Robert Stanley Beard; Jules Honyoux; Unidentified individual; Robert C. Yates; Jekuthiel Ginsburg, editor, Scripta Mathematica; William L. Schaaf; Howard Eves; Leo Sauvé; Emory R. Starke, American Mathematical Monthly; Cristine West, secretary, Occidental Mathematics Club; Charles W. Trigg [to Paul H. Daus]. File also includes bibliographical references, solutions, and article by Martin Gardner titled "Mathematical games".
Handwritten notebook regarding the bisector of angle in arbelos. File also includes work by Clayton W. Dodge titled "The angel on the Christmas tree" and a letter from Patricia Madison to Clayton W. Dodge.
Reprint of Leon Bankoff article titled "Are the twin circles of Archimedes really twins?", Mathematical Magazine, V. 47, no. 4 (September-October 1974), p. 214-218).
Biographical note about Victor Thébault in Mathematics magazine, v. 26, no. 2 (November-December 1952) and a copy of Leon Bankoff's article "The golden arbelos".
Handwritten material regarding arbelos as well as L'éducation mathématique, 57e année, no. 20 (July 15, 1955), with handwritten annotation on the cover.
Reprint from Mathematics magazine, v. 72, no. 3 (June 1999), p. 202-213. File also includes correspondence and drafts of article.
Two copies of offprint of Leon Bankoff article "The golden arbelos" from Scripta mathematica, vo. 21 (1955), p. 70-76.
Draft and photocopy from Pi mu epsilon journal, v. 10, no. 6 (Spring 1997), p 518.
Reprint and computer printouts of Victor Thébault articles with drafts of translations by Clayton W. Dodge.