Alfred J. Lotka Papers 1881-1966. 1925-1950.

Author
Lotka, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1880-1949 [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
English
Description
17.84 linear feet, 34 boxes and 4 oversize folders

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Compiled/​Created
1881-1966. 1925-1950.
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Alfred J. Lotka (1880-1949), a statistician for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was a significant contributor to the field of demography. He was a pioneer in the study of population dynamics and conducted research on the mathematical theory of evolution and the mathematical analysis of populations. Lotka's papers document his scholarship and his involvement in professional organizations and include drafts of his works, his notes and research materials, and correspondence.
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