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Mathematics -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cadet drawings, class assignments and exercises

Identifier: MS-0203
Scope and Contents A collection of 19th century cadet drawings (approximately 200 items) completed primarily as assignments for Professor Thomas H. Williamson's architecture, engineering, and drawing courses at the Virginia Military Institute. A few of the drawings were completed for a geometry course and other mathematics courses, or were not class assignments.Some of the geometry drawings are signed by the supervising professors, including e.g. Superintendent Francis H. Smith, who also...

Edward C. Shepherd collection

Identifier: MS-0019
Scope and Contents The collection contains three notebooks, two miscellaneous documents, and an annotated analytical geometry text that belonged to Virginia Military Institute Cadet Edward C. Shepherd during his years as a VMI student, 1851-1855. The first notebook contains approximately 50 pen and ink, hand-tinted drawings by Shepherd; these were completed as assignments for VMI courses and some bear the signature of Superintendent Francis H. Smith (" Examined correct, F.H. Smith"). This book also includes a...

Edward W. Nichols. Biographical file, personal items, memorabilia, 1878-1924 bulk

Scope and Contents Edward W. Nichols biographical and personal material. Includes file containing biographical and genealogical information; draft manuscript for a mathematics textbook on Differential Calculus; scrapbook fragment "Southern Trip, 1923"; publications signed by Nichols; condolence letters and telegrams sent to Nichols' wife after his death

Mathematics class notes, Cadet Edward C. Shepherd, ca. 1853 [digital]

 Digital Collection

Mathematics class notes, Cadet Thomas Barksdale, ca. 1853 [digital]

 Digital Collection

Thomas F. Barksdale papers

Identifier: MS-0062
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two items. 1. Letter dated January 25, 1855 from a Prussian official, denying Barksdale and his roommates permission to enter the Prussian Army. 2. Notebook contains class notes, including notes taken in Stonewall Jackson's class section in Natural Philsophy (a course that would today be most similar to Physics) and notes taken in Analytical Geometry class taught by Francis H. Smith; resolution issued by cadets following murder of Cadet Thomas Blackburn, Class of...