In several papers on buildings, Hijikata's mimeographed notes from Yale ("Maximal compact subgroups of some p-adic classical groups") are often cited as a precursor to the work of Bruhat-Tits. While Bruhat-Tits is freely available, I cannot find Hijikata's notes. I looked at WorldCat and it appears that there are only two universities in the world that have it: Yale and Institut Henri Poincare. Any help would be appreciated.

  • $\begingroup$ you could try the "request scan" link in the Worldcat entry $\endgroup$ May 18, 2017 at 6:14
  • $\begingroup$ I need a Yale ID to do that. $\endgroup$ May 18, 2017 at 6:49
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    $\begingroup$ Do you have access to a university library? They might be able to get a copy for you or can at least tell you how to proceed. $\endgroup$
    – Dirk
    May 18, 2017 at 9:12
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    $\begingroup$ I don't have those notes (perhaps Paul Garrett does?), but I did review a 1975 paper based on his 1968 Tokyo thesis: ams.org/mathscinet-getitem?mr=0498886. The English is fairly rough, but it does indicate how his thinking at the time overlapped the work of Bruhat-Tits and others. $\endgroup$ May 18, 2017 at 19:49


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