Instruction Manual for Pickett 101-C Circular Slide Rule

This 24-page booklet was received with 1981.0922.12. Its citation information is: Maurice L. Hartung, Dial Rule Circular Slide Rule: Your Model No. 101-C Instruction Manual (Chicago & Alhambra, Calif.: Pickett & Eckel, Inc., 1957). The back is marked: PRINTED IN U.S.A.; FORM M-18. The Pickett logo on the front cover was used between 1958 and 1962.
The manual provides instructions and processes for the C and CI scales, multiplication, division, combined operations, the A and Af scales (for square roots), logarithms and adding fractions, the LL scale, the DS and DT scales (for drill sizes and double depth of threads), the M scale (for metric conversions), and the S, ST, and T scales (for trigonometry). There are 24 problems and answers on the back page.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1958
Pickett Industries
Hartung, Maurice L.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 10.8 cm x 8.2 cm x .1 cm; 4 1/4 in x 3 7/32 in x 1/32 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Slide Rules
Science & Mathematics
Rule, Calculating
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John White

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