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Mathematics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David A. Rothrock letter

 Collection — Folder S346
Identifier: S0346
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D. A. Rothrock in Bloomington, Indiana on September 18, 1907 regarding additional copies of the proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Of special note is that the letterhead reads "University of Indiana," instead of Indiana University.
Dates: 1907/09/18

Fritz Herzog, "pi" legislation collection

 Collection — Folder S2265
Identifier: S2265
Scope and Contents This collection includes Dr. Fritz Herzog's correspondence and photocopied articles ranging from 1894 to 1976 regarding Indiana House Bill no. 246, a 1897 bill introduced to establish "a new mathematical truth" by changing the value of pi. Authored by Edwin J. Goodwin, M.D. and introduced by Taylor I. Record, the bill passed the House, but a motion for indefinite postponement in the Senate carried. Dr. Herzog corresponded with Professor Will Edington of Depauw University and Professor...
Dates: 1894-1976

Goolsbury Rogers copybook

 Collection — Folder S1808
Identifier: S1808
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a copybook owned by Goolsbury Rogers containing entries ranging from 1837 to 1878 and 1971. The bulk of the copybook contains rules, applications and examples of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and instructions on how to use these arithmetic operations to solve a variety of problems, such as how to figure "Federal" money and English money and how to determine various weights and measures. The book was used by other family members...
Dates: 1837-1860, 1971-circa 1980s

Indiana State Teachers Association Mathematics Section correspondence and minute book

 Collection — Folder S2740
Identifier: S2740
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten copy of the annual minutes of the Mathematics Sections of the Indiana and lesson plans from Indiana State Teacher Association in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1943 regarding updating lesson plans to fit the pupils lifestyle.
Dates: 1914-1943

Lorenzo Dow Frost and Samuel Sweet ciphering books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2120
Scope and Contents This collection includes two ciphering books used to practice mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, reductions, federal money, dry measure, and decimals. The first book has entries ranging from 1826 to 1828 and belonged to Lorenzo Dow Frost. There are a few other names that have been added to the book, including Samuel Sweet. There are a few loose papers that were inserted into the volume and these include two pages regarding a St. Valentine's Day poem from 1860. The back of...
Dates: 1826-1860

Mrs. L. D. Temple collection

 Collection — Folder S1292
Identifier: S1292
Scope and Contents Two items are in this collection. The main item is a booklet with poems handwritten in ink. The first page gives the date of 1832. No other dates are found in the pages.

The second item is one page listing the way to count numbers from "Tens" at the top of the page and "Hundred thousand of millions" at the bottom. This is handwritten on one side of the lined paper.
Dates: 1832