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18th Century Arithmetic

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0265
Abstract

This collection consists of an 18th century arithmetic textbook. The textbook includes different explanations and sample problems on the Direct Proportion Rule, Extraction of the Square Root, and the Single Fellowship Rule.

Dates: undated

John Thompson Mathematics Textbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1010
Abstract

This collection consists of a mathematics textbook from circa 1820 which includes handwritten practice notes for lessons on multiplication, division, interest rates, conversion charts, and more.

Dates: circa 1820

John Young Mathematics Exercise Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2199
Abstract

The handwritten John Young Mathematic Exercise Book, 1813, contains the rules of mathematics: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are many examples of word problems and solutions, plus explanations of fractions, decimals, and other mathematics.

Dates: 1813

Patricia Cornwell Collection of 19th Century Popular Culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3823
Abstract

This collection of manuscript materials does not include rough drafts or notes from Patricia Cornwell’s own writing. It consists of materials she collected as part of her very extensive research. In addition to notebooks, pamphlets, and newspaper articles about Medicine and Crime, it includes primary source documents about the abolition movement, suffragettes, Prince Albert-Victor and other 19th century celebrities, education, and literature.

Dates: 1715-1976, bulk 1818-1915; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1915