Pamphlet, Rapid Mechanical Calculation


This illustrated pamphlet describes the advantages of using the duplex Comptometer in the modern business world..

The document was received with a Comptometer with museum number 1985.0120.01.


P. A. Kidwell, “American Scientists and Calculating Machines: From Novelty to Commonplace,” Annals of the History of Computing, 12, 1990, pp. 31-40.

Date Made: 1905

Maker: Felt and Tarrant Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Milton and Judith Lowell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0120.02Accession Number: 1985.0120Catalog Number: 1985.0120.02

Object Name: pamphletPamphlet

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 cm x 17.8 cm; 5 1/2 in x 7 in


Record Id: nmah_904609

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