Calculating Machine Components

Description
These objects were collected by Brooklyn high school teacher and historian of mathematics L. Leland Locke. Each of the eight small hollow metal cylinders has a head at one end. The dimensions given are for each object.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 1 cm x 1 cm; 19/32 in x 13/32 in x 13/32 in
ID Number
1983.3003.043
nonaccession number
1983.3003
catalog number
1983.3003.043
Credit Line
Gift of L. Leland Locke
subject
Mathematics
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Calculating Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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