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The sixty one discussion papers distributed by Northwestern University's Center for Statistics and Probability are contained in one and one-half boxes and span the period 1976-1982. The Center was created in February, 1976 to facilitate interdisciplinary research in statistics and probability. The discussion papers series was designed to report research in progress prior to its formal publication in scholarly journals. Contributors to the series were from several schools and departments at...
Meyer Dwass, a mathematical statistician interested in applied probabilities, was a professor at Northwestern University and Chair of the Department of Statistics. His papers fill 2 boxes and span the years 1953 to 1996. The bulk of the papers consist of his teaching and research notes as well as offprints of his journal publications; a small amount of personal material is included. The papers fall into six subseries: biographical, correspondence, university notes, teaching, research, and...