Book, A Higher Mental Arithmetic

Book, A Higher Mental Arithmetic

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John S. Royer (1845-1915) was born in Pennsylvania, but came to Ohio at the age of fifteen and soon was teaching in rural schools. He rose to become a school superintendent, publisherof a national journal known as The School Visitor, and the author and publisher of a variety of small books for school teachers. The stapled booklet on mental arithmetic first appeared in 1898, with this fourth edition published after Royer had retired to a farm in Bradford, Ohio. It presents lessons - in the form of numbered statements and problems - for diverse topics in arithmetic.. Royer also prepared "books that teach" on such topics as geography, physiology, and character.
This copy of the book is unsigned, It contains a sheet listing other titles Royer published.
Reference:
"Prof. John S. Royer," The Ohio Teacher, vol. 56 #5 (December 1915), p. 201.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
date made
1907
publisher
Royer, John S.
author
Royer, John S.
place made
United States: Ohio, Bradford
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 10.5 cm x 24 cm; 4 1/8 in x 9 7/16 in
ID Number
1986.3110.01
catalog number
1986.3110.01
nonaccession number
1986.3110
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. C. B. Schmeltzer in Memory of C. B. Schmeltzer
subject
Education
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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