The American Mathematical Monthly (1894-1919): A New Journal in the Service of Mathematics and Its Educators

@inproceedings{Parshall2016TheAM,
title={The American Mathematical Monthly (1894-1919): A New Journal in the Service of Mathematics and Its Educators},
author={K. Parshall},
year={2016}
}

In 1894, Benjamin Finkel, former secondary school mathematics teacher and then Professor of Mathematics at Drury College in Kidder, Missouri, began the publication of The American Mathematical Monthly to fill what he saw as the need to stimulate and encourage mathematics teachers in both the high schools and the normal schools. His thinking went that the teachers, and by association their students, would benefit from the challenges presented by a problems-and-solutions department as well as by… Expand