Rule Advertising the Twentieth Anniversary of Personal TEX, Inc.


This clear plastic giveaway advertises the twentieth anniversary of Personal TEX, Inc., "the integrated LATEX Envitonment." It has a scale of 8 inches divided to 32ds of an inch along the bottom, a scale of 20.5 centimeters divided to millimeters along the top, a scale of inches divided to tenths of an inch along the middle, and a scale of picas/points above this.

The rule was collected at the Joint Mathematics Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in January 2015.

Date Made: 2015

Distributor: Personal TeX, Inc.Maker: Personal TeX, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Collected-for-the-Museum

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2015.3169.02Nonaccession Number: 2015.3129Catalog Number: 2015.3169.02

Object Name: rule

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 21.5 cm x 9.2 cm; 1/32 in x 8 15/32 in x 3 5/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1804399

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