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Book, Development of Arithmetic as a School Subject

Book, Development of Arithmetic as a School Subject

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This paperbound monograph describes the history of arithmetic teaching in the United States to its time of issue, with particular emphasis on the work and influence of William Colburn. The author, Walter Scott Monroe (1882–1961), was professor of school administration at the Kansas State Normal School. He went on to take an active interest in the development of educational tests (see MA.316371.045).
The monograph was issued by the Bureau of Education of the United States Department of the Interior. This copy was the property of L. Leland Locke, a Brooklyn mathematics teacher and an historian of mathematics.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pamphlet
date made
1917
maker
Monroe, Walter Scott
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.6 cm x 15 cm x 23.3 cm; 1/4 in x 5 29/32 in x 9 3/16 in
ID Number
2011.3051.02
nonaccession number
2011.3051
catalog number
2011.3051.02
Credit Line
Gift of Grove City College
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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