Rule, Forms Handling and Data Systems by Standard Register

Rule, Forms Handling and Data Systems by Standard Register

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Description
This stainless steel rule is designed for use in designing forms and program printouts. On one side it has a scale of equal parts 16 inches long divided to 1/32th of an inch, and another scale of 16 inches divided into 160 parts (10 per inch). The other side has a scale 40 centimeters long divided to half centimeters. There also is a scale of form widths in inches, and a scale of equal parts ranging from 0 to 96. There also are scales of file hole spacings.
A mark on the object reads: FORM HANDLING AND DATA SYSTEMS (/) BY STANDARD REGISTER. Another mark reads: CHICAGO (/) ETCHING (/) CORPORATION.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rule
maker
Chicago Etching Corporation
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 41.6 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/32 in x 16 3/8 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
2010.0239.03
catalog number
2010.0239.03
accession number
2010.0239
Credit Line
Gift of Barry S. Berg
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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