Book, Mathematics with Numbers in


During the 1950s, the Belgian teacher Emile-Georges Cuisenaire designed a set of rods to teach about numbers and basic arithmetic. Caleb Gattegno popularized his methods in Great Britain and the United States. This small paperback, Book D of Gattegno’s explanation, was copyrighted in 1958 and 1961.

For a set of Cuisenaire rods, see 1987.0542.01. For related documentation see 1987.0542.02 through 1987.0542.07.

For further information about the donor of the materials, see 1987.0542.01.

Date Made: 1961

Maker: Gattegno, Caleb

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: MathematicsWomen's History


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Women Teaching Math, Science & Mathematics, Arithmetic Teaching


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Credit Line: Gift of Coralee C. Gillilland

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1987.0542.05Accession Number: 1987.0542Catalog Number: 1987.0542.05

Object Name: Book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .5 cm x 13.3 cm x 19 cm; 3/16 in x 5 1/4 in x 7 15/32 in


Record Id: nmah_904662

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