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Book, Tables for Statisticians

Book, Tables for Statisticians

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Description
This well-worn paperback book of statistical tables was prepared by Herbert Arkin (1906-2000) and Raymond R. Colton (1910-1998), both of the College of the City of New York. It is part of the “College Outline Series: issued by Barnes & Noble, Inc., of New York.
This example of the publication was owned by the German- American statistician, mathematician and computer pioneer Carl Hammer (1914-2004).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
Date made
1950
maker
Arkin, Herbert
Colton, Raymond R.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.1 cm x 13.5 cm x 21 cm; 7/16 in x 5 5/16 in x 8 9/32 in
ID Number
1988.3105.25
nonaccession number
1988.3105
catalog number
1988.3105.25
Credit Line
Gift of Carl Hammer
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Mathematical Charts and Tables
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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