The first Bourbaki autograph?

Pekonen, Osmo
June 1999
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer99, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p16
Academic Journal
Expresses the possibility that Andre Weil's entry dated July 21, 1939 in mathematician Rolf Nevanlinna's guestbook be the earliest extant autograph of Nikolaus Bourbaki. Visit of Andre and Eveline Weil in Finland in June 1939; Weil's arrest for suspected espionage in Finland in 1939; Suspicion that Weil was spying for the Soviet Union.


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