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A. W. Faber Mannheim Simplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Faber, A. W.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
celluloid (laminate material)
glass (cursor material)
metal (part material)
paper (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 28.3 cm x 4 cm; 25/32 in x 11 5/32 in x 1 9/16 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Geroldsgrün
Date made:
1900-1908
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Brown University Department of Mathematics
ID Number:
MA.304722.02
Accession number:
304722
Catalog number:
304722.02
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Exhibition:
History Highlights: My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690321
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Keuffel & Esser 68-2047 Log Log Duplex Decitrig Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
celluloid (laminate material)
mahogany (overall material)
metal (part material)
paper (case material)
glass (cursor material)
leather (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.2 cm x 33.8 cm x 7.7 cm; 1 21/32 in x 13 5/16 in x 3 1/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Hoboken
Date made:
1954-1962
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marvin Coolidge
ID Number:
2007.0181.01
Accession number:
2007.0181
Catalog number:
2007.0181.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1332602
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Keuffel & Esser 4080-3 Log Log Trig Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
mahogany (overall material)
metal (part material)
celluloid (laminate material)
leather (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 cm x 33 cm x 5.8 cm; 1 3/16 in x 13 in x 2 9/32 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Hoboken
Date made:
1939-1947
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Rose Marie Huffman
ID Number:
1992.0437.01
Catalog number:
1992.0437.01
Accession number:
1992.0437
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1115508
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Pickett N1010-T Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Pickett & Eckel, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
plastic (cursor material)
leather (case material)
paper (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.2 cm x 33.8 cm x 9.2 cm; 1 1/4 in x 13 5/16 in x 3 5/8 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: California, Alhambra
Date made:
ca 1960
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
General Calculation  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of D. L. Leary
ID Number:
1993.0559.01
Accession number:
1993.0559
Catalog number:
1993.0559.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214631
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System Wern ABC Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
IWA Rechenschieberfabrik  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (case, base, disc, runner material)
metal (pivot material)
paper (instructions material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 22.4 cm x 22.4 cm; 3/32 in x 8 13/16 in x 8 13/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule with instructions
Place made:
Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Neckar
Date made:
ca 1966
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Carl R. Wern, George H. Wern, and Lars A. Wern
ID Number:
2016.0133.01
Accession number:
2016.0133
Catalog number:
2016.0133.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811360
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Charvoz-Roos SR-105D Simplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Charvoz-Roos  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
celluloid (laminate material)
metal (part material)
plastic (cursor material)
cloth (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 31 cm x 1 cm; 1 9/16 in x 12 7/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, East Rutherford
Date made:
1949-1953
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of David G. D. Hecht
ID Number:
2009.3008.01
Nonaccession number:
2009.3008
Catalog number:
2009.3008.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346578
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Charvoz-Roos SR-104 Simplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Charvoz-Roos  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.2 cm x 28 cm x 1 cm; 1 21/32 in x 11 1/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, East Rutherford
Date made:
1946-1953
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of David G. D. Hecht
ID Number:
2009.3008.02
Nonaccession number:
2009.3008
Catalog number:
2009.3008.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346579
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Guedon Pocket Simplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Guedon  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (cursor material)
paper (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.7 cm x 16.3 cm x .4 cm; 2 1/4 in x 6 13/32 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
1940s
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of David G. D. Hecht
ID Number:
2009.3008.03
Nonaccession number:
2009.3008
Catalog number:
2009.3008.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346580
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Sexton's Omnimetre Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
Theodore Alteneder and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (cursor material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 19 cm x 19 cm; 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1938
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Patented  Search this
General Calculation  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of George A. Dankers, Jr.
ID Number:
2008.3041.01
Nonaccession number:
2008.3041
Catalog number:
2008.3041.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1381780
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Keuffel & Esser 4078 Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
mahogany (overall material)
celluloid (laminate material)
glass (cursor material)
brass (cursor material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.7 cm x 55.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 21/32 in x 21 27/32 in x 2 1/16 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1901-1903
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Captain Charles E. Brush
ID Number:
1977.0370.01
Accession number:
1977.0370
Catalog number:
335926
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904639
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Gurley Cox's Stadia Computer Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
W. & L. E. Gurley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
cloth (case material)
Measurements:
overall: .6 cm x 16.8 cm x 16.5 cm; 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, Troy
Date made:
after 1899
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0221.01
Accession number:
1987.0221
Catalog number:
1987.0221.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214525
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Patent Model for Cylindrical Slide Rule Invented by George Fuller

Patentee:
Fuller, George  Search this
Maker:
Fuller, George  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
plastic (cursor material)
paper (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.2 cm x 24.5 cm x 4.2 cm; 1 21/32 in x 9 21/32 in x 1 21/32 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United Kingdom: Belfast
Made at:
United Kingdom: Belfast, Belfast
Place patented:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1878
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of L. Leland Locke
ID Number:
MA.311958
Accession number:
155183
Catalog number:
311958
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690856
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Hemmi Duplex Slide Rule Retailed by Post (Versalog 1460)

Maker:
SUN HEMMI JAPAN CF  Search this
Inventor:
Frederick Post Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
bamboo (overall material)
plastic (laminate material)
glass (cursor material)
leather (case material)
fabricoid (case material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.6 cm x 7.5 cm x 4.6 cm; 14 13/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 13/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
1959
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering, General  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William K. Krutz
ID Number:
1978.0800.01
Catalog number:
336682
Accession number:
1978.0800
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215024
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How to Use a Slide Rule

Maker:
Eugene Dietzgen Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22.2 cm x 14.4 cm; 8 3/4 in x 5 21/32 in
Object Name:
booklet
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1942
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William J. Ellenberger
ID Number:
1981.0933.07
Accession number:
1981.0933
Catalog number:
1981.0933.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904351

Sheet, Can You Figure, Accurately, The Resistance of Any Given Train at Any Speed on Any Grade?

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.2 cm x 27.2 cm; 7 9/16 in x 10 23/32 in
Object Name:
sheet
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1897
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Division of Engineering and Industry
ID Number:
1988.3078.06
Catalog number:
1988.3078.06
Nonaccession number:
1988.3078
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905342

Graphic Calculator Pumping Percentage Circular Slide Chart for Calgon

Maker:
Graphic Calculator Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.2 cm x 10.2 cm x .1 cm; 4 1/32 in x 4 1/32 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1959-1963
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Food Processing  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Cincinnati Boss Company
ID Number:
2000.3029.13
Nonaccession number:
2000.3029
Catalog number:
2000.3029.13
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904515

Pickett Model N 3-ES Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Pickett Industries  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (rule, screws, snaps, nameplate material)
plastic (slide material)
leather (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 33.2 cm x 8 cm; 1 9/16 in x 13 1/16 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
calculating rule
Place made:
United States: California, Santa Barbara
Date made:
1971
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bill Nye
ID Number:
2016.0283.01
Accession number:
2016.0283
Catalog number:
2016.0283.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820567
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Circular Slide Rule, Bearing Rate Computer, Felsenthal FNR-5A

Maker:
Felsenthal Instrument Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 15.3 cm x 15.2 cm; 3/32 in x 6 1/32 in x 5 31/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ben Wharton Rau and Margery Felsenthal Rau
ID Number:
1977.1141.36
Catalog number:
336420
Accession number:
1977.1141
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1213913

Slide Rule, Caliputer

Maker:
Gemini Engineering  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .3 cm x 5.5 cm x 14.2 cm; 1/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 5 9/16 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
Date made:
ca 1960
1967
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John White
ID Number:
1981.0922.19
Accession number:
1981.0922
Catalog number:
1981.0922.19.1
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904710
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Pamphlet, How to Use Log Log Slide Rules

Author:
Maurice L Hartung  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 13.5 cm x 21 cm; 3/16 in x 5 5/16 in x 8 9/32 in
Object Name:
Pamphlet
Place made:
United States: California, Oakland
Date made:
ca 1962
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas A. Bair II
ID Number:
1999.0096.02
Catalog number:
1999.0096.02
Accession number:
1999.0096
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694533

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