Henry Hall White notebooks, n.d.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Hall White notebooks, n.d.
Creator
White, Henry Hall, 1821-1904.
Extent
3 volumes.
Subjects
White, Henry Hall, 1821-1904.
Transylvania University--Faculty.
Mathematics--Problems, exercises, etc.--18th century.
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher).
Education, Higher--Mathematics.
College teachers--Kentucky--Lexington--Transylvania University.
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
Educators.
Lexington (Ky.)
Notebooks
Arrangement
No discernible arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Educator. Henry Hall White served as a professor of mathematics at several colleges before serving in administrative positions and teaching math at Transylvania University.
Scope and Content
This material consists of three mathematics notebooks (Nos. 4-6) written by Henry Hall White. These notebooks contain mathematical problems with solutions (written in prose) that employ detailed mathematical equations and diagrams. Exercises were obtained from a number of 19th century mathematics books which are cited at the beginning of each notebook.

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