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Creator:Supplee, Elizabeth W, 1816-1873
Title:Elizabeth W. Supplee math exercise book
Date(s):1831
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0126
Abstract:The early nineteenth-century notebook of Elizabeth W. Supplee (probably of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) contains handwritten math exercises demonstrating a variety of principles. The exercises include numerical problems, word problems, and other[...] applications. The pages are adorned with elaborately scripted headings, Elizabeth’s name and initials, and simple sketches.
Subjects:Education--Curricula--History--19th century | Mathematics--Problems, exercises, etc | Students
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