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18th Century Arithmetic
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.
Clebsch-Gordon Algebra Textbook
A single undated handwritten algebra book in German, attributed to Professor Alfred Clebsch, known for the Clebsch-Gordon coefficients, and owned by mathematician Ludwig Kiepert.
John Thompson Mathematics Textbook
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.
John Young Mathematics Exercise Book
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.
Patricia Cornwell Collection of 19th Century Popular Culture
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.
- Subject: Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. X
- Mathematics -- History -- 19th century. 2
- Abolition movement -- 1840-1850. 1
- Armed Forces -- Officers 1
- Autograph albums -- Europe. 1
- Caricatures -- 1870-1890 1
- Court records 1
- Medical colleges 1
- Medicine -- Study and teaching. 1
- Penny dreadfuls 1
- Psychiatry -- History. 1
- Science -- Periodicals. 1
- Scrapbooks. 1
- Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States. 1
- Suffrage 1
- Tailors 1
- Trials (Murder) 1 ∧ less
- English 4
- German 1