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Rule Advertising the Twentieth Anniversary of Personal TEX, Inc.

Rule Advertising the Twentieth Anniversary of Personal TEX, Inc.

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Description
This clear plastic giveaway advertises the twentieth anniversary of Personal TEX, Inc., "the integrated LATEX Envitonment." It has a scale of 8 inches divided to 32ds of an inch along the bottom, a scale of 20.5 centimeters divided to millimeters along the top, a scale of inches divided to tenths of an inch along the middle, and a scale of picas/points above this.
The rule was collected at the Joint Mathematics Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in January 2015.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rule
date made
2015
distributor
Personal TeX, Inc.
maker
Personal TeX, Inc.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 21.5 cm x 9.2 cm; 1/32 in x 8 15/32 in x 3 5/8 in
ID Number
2015.3169.02
nonaccession number
2015.3129
catalog number
2015.3169.02
Credit Line
Collected-for-the-Museum
subject
Mathematics
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National Museum of American History
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