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Creator:Talley, Samuel M., 1815-1896
Title:Samuel M. Talley trigonometry notebook and account book
Date(s):1833-1863
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0112
Abstract:This trigonometry and surveying notebook belonged to Samuel M. Talley, who lived in Brandywine Hundred, near Wilmington, Delaware, in the nineteenth century. The notebook features mathematical problems and solutions related[...] to the principles of trigonometry and the surveying of land. The latter part of the volume contains an account book listing wages due for farm labor.
Subjects:Agriculture--Delaware--History--19th century | Education--Curricula--History--19th century | Surveying--Mathematics | Trigonometry--Problems, exercises, etc | More Subjects
Creator:Maxwell, James Riddle, 1836-1912
Title:James Maxwell papers
Date(s):1860-1949
Call No:MSS 0170
Abstract:The James R. Maxwell papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads[...] in the American West and South America in the late 19th century.
Subjects:Civil engineering--History--19th century | Railroads--History--19th century | Civil engineers | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects