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Department of Mathematics Records, 1985-2005

Identifier: UA 146
Scope and Contents

Series 1 contains syllabi and exams for math courses taught at William and Mary from 1958-1986. The inventory for this accession is available in the box list section of this finding aid.

Series 2 contains announcements, minutes, reports, and other printed material from the Department of Mathematics.

Mathematics Notebook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm6
Scope and Contents

Textbook, 1799, on mathematics. Name on inside cover is Sally Palty Davis.

William David Yancey Mathematics Certificate

Identifier: UA 5.105
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a certificate of William David Yancey reading that he has "passed Examinations in the Introductory Class of Mathematics." The certificate was signed on June 24, 1896 by Professor Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Secretary of the Faculty at the College of William and Mary.

Thomas P. Watkins Notebook

Identifier: UA 5.163
Scope and Contents

Mathematics notebook, circa 1820-1822, of Thomas P. Watkins, a student at the College of William and Mary. Includes Watkins' notes on plane trigonometry, likely taught by Ferdinand Stewart Campbell. Includes theorems, proofs, and corollaries, as well as drawings which illustrate each of them.

George A. White Mathematics Textbook

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.156
Scope and Contents Contains a mathematics textbook kept by George A White of Matthews County, Virginia from 1823-1826. The volume consists of various mathematical problems in geometry and trigonometry, colored illustrations of some of the mathematical problems, and conversion charts dry and liquid measurements, English money, and cloth measurements. At the end of the book are two pages of possible merchant accounts for George A. White from 1840-1841. The volume also contains several loose pieces of paper...

Eleanor Calkins Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.02-3
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of College of William and Mary Professor of Mathematics Eleanor Calkins' 32 gradebooks from 1927-1961, a notebook with A-Z listings of her favorite musical recordings (the exceptional ones noted in red), and three yearbooks, 1915-1917, entitled Mossoks, from Columbia College in Lake City, Florida.

Emily Harrell Lynch Papers, 1938-1946

Identifier: UA 5.040
Scope and Contents Twenty-seven photographs and four newspaper clippings belonging to Emily Harrell Lynch, William & Mary class of 1942. Typical student activities are documented include sports such as football and Homecoming Parades, May Day, Christmas, initiations, college buildings, and other typical college activities. Box 1 contains the newspaper clippings and box 2 contains the photographs. Acc. 2012.337 includes a photograph of Lynch, Dorothy Griffin, Frances Poarch, and Harriet Murray,...

Edmund R. Custis Notebook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm8
Scope and Contents

Arithmetic book, 1806-1808, of Edmund R. Custis [Accomack County, Va.] The volume was also used as an account book, 1814, by Custis.

John Tyler Notebook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm7
Scope and Contents

Mathematics book, 1802-1805, of John Tyler, of Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Ferdinand Stewart Campbell Papers

Identifier: UA 6.094
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter, fragments, and a printed law defense pertaining to a legal case involving Stewart.The letter, written by Stewart to John Tyler of William & Mary's Board of Visitors, is dated July 6, 1825. In it, he states to Tyler that there are a couple of evils affecting William & Mary. One is the lack of preparation of the students, specifically in regards to their knowledge of the Classics. He suggests requiring students have a previous knowledge of...

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