School Exercise books

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Four exercise books from two different schools in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Welwick School and Ottringham School. The books consist of various calculations and mathematical problems and numerous diagrams, many carefully painted. They provide a rare insight into the teaching of mathematics in schools in the mid 19th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Received from the Vice Chancellor's office 11th May 1994

Related Material

School exercise books, 1805 (Ref U DX27)