Mathematics--Study and Teaching
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Notebook, 1854, of Henry Carrington Alexander containing notes on mathematics, on [Carl Friedrich Staeudlin's History of Theological Knowledge ?], Sir Isaac Newton's Optics, and notes for [?] The Sick Man's Book. The volume also contains "helpful" thoughts (Biblically based) and newspaper clippings, 1889, on the death of James Laurence Cabell.
Arithmetic book, 1806-1808, of Edmund R. Custis [Accomack County, Va.] The volume was also used as an account book, 1814, by Custis.
Notes, circa 1779-1844, of James Lewis [Gloucester County, Virginiaa. ?] concerning farming and math (using farming examples). The book contains some dated entries ranging from about 1779 to 1847 and includes loose newspaper clippings.
One letter from John M. Kirkpatrick to Rev. E.D. Saunders, written on February 10, 1845. Kirkpatrick, a resident of Farmville, Virginia, is inquiring about a teaching job in the math department at Rev. Saunders' school in Petersburg, Virginia. E.D. Saunders was the first President of the Petersburg Classical Institute, a first-class boys preparatory institute. Kirkpatrick would become a teacher at the school.
Notes, 1870, taken by L. D. Switler while a student at the Webster Institute, Norfolk, Virginiaa. The notes concern history, mathematics, philosophy, geography, and Latin.
Textbook, 1799, on mathematics. Name on inside cover is Sally Palty Davis.
Contains arithmetic examples. Enclosed are letters (1863-1871) to and from members of the See family including letter, October 7, 1863 of Cyrus See on paper with a printed image of General Ambrose Burnside.
Mathematics book, 1859, of William N. Smith, Laurel Mills, Rappahannock County, Virginiaa. The volume was also used as a handwriting copybook, and as a legal and business book.
A pamphlet and a report describing the Summer Institute by Melvin A. Pittman, Director. The Summer Institute might have been sponsored by the College of William and Mary.
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.
Mathematics book, 1802-1805, of John Tyler, of Spotsylvania County, Virginia.