Manual for Gilson Midget Circular Slide Rule

Description
This twelve-page booklet was received with 1998.0119.01. It provides instructions for using the Midget circular slide rule manufactured by Gilson Slide Rule Company of Stuart, Fla. It describes each of the scales and gives a sample problem for computing a merchant's overhead costs as a percentage of profit. It advertises Gilson's Atlas and Binary slide rules and provides a list of formulas and equivalent measurements.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
maker
Gilson Slide Rule Company
place made
United States: Florida, Stuart
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.2 cm x 16 cm x .2 cm; 3 5/8 in x 6 5/16 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
1998.0119.03
catalog number
1998.0119.03
accession number
1998.0119
Credit Line
Gift of Donald F. Mela
subject
Mathematics
Rule, Calculating
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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