Guide to the Arithmetic Exercise Book of Adriaen Hegeman, Jr.1766-1768 MG 888

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information


Guide to the Arithmetic Exercise Book of Adriaen Hegeman, Jr.
1766-1768
MG 888
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Stephen Yautz as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Danielle Kovacs. February 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Adriaen Hegeman, Jr.
Title: Adriaen Hegeman, Jr. Arithmetic Exercise Book
Dates: 1766-1768
Abstract: Consists of Adriaen Hegeman, Jr.’s arithmetic exercise book, commonly known in the eighteenth century as a ciphering book, dating from 1766-1768.
Quantity: 1 volume
Collection Number: MG 888

Biographical Note

Adriaen Hegeman was a young student in the 1760s who apparently was born and raised in southern New York State. He married Mary Simouson on November 25, 1779.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Adriaen Hegeman, Jr.’s arithmetic exercise book, commonly known in the eighteenth century as a ciphering book, dating from 1766 to 1768. Topics covered in the book include practice copies of bonds, arithmetic problems, and money conversion tables. An illustration of the points of the compass on the final page completes the volume.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Hegeman, Adriaen, fl. 1766-1768.
Subject Topics:
Education–United States–History–Sources.
Document Types:
Arithmetic exercise books.
Notebooks.
Subject Occupations
Students.

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Related Material

For related collections, see:

Manuscript Group 65, Ciphering Books Collection

Manuscript Group 281, Stephen Wood Arithmetic Exercise Book

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The source of this collection is unknown.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 888, Adriaen Hegeman, Jr. Arithmetic Exercise Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

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