van der Waerden's *Algebra*

van der Waerden, B. L., *Modern algebra / by B. L. Van Der Waerden ; in
part a development from lectures by E. Artin and E. Noether ; translated from
the 2d rev. German ed. by Fred Blum ; with revisions and additions by the author*,
New York : F. Ungar, 1949-1950.

This is the only edition in the USMA library: QA155 .W32, two volumes. The "Revised English" edition of 1953 is available via ConnectNY (how much different is it?).

van der Waerden, B. L., "On the sources of my book "Moderne
Algebra" ', *Historia Mathematica*, 2 (1975), 31-40.

Schlote, K. -H., "B. L. van der Waerden, *Moderne Algebra*,
first edition (1930-1931)," pp. 901-916 in* Landmark writings in Western
mathematics 1640-1940* (Elsevier, 2005), edited by Ivor Grattan-Guinness.

A solid synopsis of the book!

Dold-Samplonius,
Yvonne, "Interview with Bartel Leendert van der Waerden". Transl. by Hugo
Rossi and Yvonne Dold—Samplonius. *Notices of the American Mathematical
Society* 44 (3) (1997), pp. 313—320. [Have copy]

Dold-Samplonius, Yvonne, "In Memoriam: Bartel
Leendert van der Waerden," *Historia Mathematica, * 24 (2) (1997), pp.
125–130.

Kimberling, Clark,
Bartel Leendert
van der Waerden (1903-1996)

mathematician, historian.

A web page with a picture of the young van der Waerden (age? source?) and a few references.

Mac Lane, Saunders, "Van
der Waerden's *Modern Algebra**," * Notices of the
American Mathematical Society, March 1997, 321-322. [Have copy]