A schoolteacher's manuscript exercise book containing a variety of simple and complex
mathematical problems, 1806, Pennsylvania.
including such all-time favorite as the two travelers
starting off from two points of origin traveling as such a speed . . .
under the category: "Promiscuous Questions"
[promiscuous meaning "random" in this era.]
Some ciphers lead to architecturally beautiful answers
A second manuscript volume accompanying the exercise book
is an account book recording the tuition payment for students.
And . . . on the inside front cover of the exercise book is a bird doodle.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5