James Ferris's book of arithmetic

James Ferris's book of arithmetic

Dates: 1805

An arithmetic book written by James Ferris. Contains basic math problems and explanations. The book is dated December 24, 1805.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ferris, James, active 1805
  • Call Number: MSS 8581
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Ferris's book of arithmetic must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8581; James Ferris's book of arithmetic; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8581, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Josephine Cunningham in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Josephine Cunningham; June 2014.
Subject Terms
Mathematics; Ferris, James, active 1805
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Nate Burroughs, intern manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2014. Small corrections made and biographical history note added; Trevor Tanner, student manuscript processor, 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013.)
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Finding Aid Title
James Ferris's book of arithmetic
Finding Aid Author
Nate Burroughs
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-24 10:30:07 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

James Ferris (active 1805) was an arithmetic book author.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts