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|Title:||Arithmetic Books Collection|
|Abstract:||This is an open collection of ciphering/arithmetic books belonging to various students from New Jersey and New York.|
|Quantity:||0.66 linear ft. (6 folders)|
|Collection Number:||MG 65|
The books are essentially notebooks kept by grade school or intermediate school students. The grades and schools that the students attended are unknown. The books reflect the content of the lessons given to these students which include word problems, addition and subtraction, fractions, decimals, multiplication and division. There are also some examples of detailed calligraphy and fancy lettering in the books.
Consists of books of Elizabeth Susan Brinckerhoff of New York (1805); Almira Parkhurst (1809); Abram Williams (1814); Amos H. Searfoss (1824); Henry N. Parkhurst of Newark, N.J. (1826); and notes belonging to an unidentified person. This is an open collection.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.
Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.
The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, and forms documented in this collection.|
|Brinkerhoff, Eliza Susan.|
|Parkhurst, Henry V.|
|Searfoss, Amos H.|
|Arithmetic--Study and teaching|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 65, Arithmetic Books Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Bequest (in part) of Henry Congar.
|1||1||Brinkerhoff, Elizabeth Susan. Arithmetic book.||1805|
|1||2||Parkhurst, Almira. Arithmetic book.||1809|
|1||3||Williams, Abraham. Ciphering and arithmetic book with calligraphy/fancy lettering.||1813-1814|
|1||4||Unknown author. Ciphering notes.||ca. 1814|
|1||5||Searfoss, Amos H. Book of arithmetical problems.||1824|
|1||6||Parkhurst, Henry V. Arithmetic books.||n. d., 1826|
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