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Collection Number: 04752-z

Collection Title: William Kerr Cochran mathematics notebooks, 1850-1854

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Size (2 folders). feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2 items)
Abstract Two mid-19th-century mathematics notebooks of William Kerr Cochran. The notebooks contain mathematical rules, examples, and computations. Cochran, of Scottish descent, is thought to have lived in Rutherford County, N.C. His daughter Mary Jane Cochran (b. 1838) was a school teacher there before moving to Texas around 1883 to live with her sister and brother-in-law John Morehead.
Creator Cochran, William Kerr, 1803-1862.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the William Kerr Cochran mathematics notebooks #4752-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from H. S. Cochran, Morganton, N.C., in August 1990 (Acc. 95057).
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Two mid-19th-century mathematics notebooks of William Kerr Cochran. The notebooks contain mathematical rules, examples, and computations. Cochran, of Scottish descent, is thought to have lived in Rutherford County, N.C. His daughter Mary Jane Cochran (b. 1838) was a school teacher there before moving to Texas around 1883 to live with her sister and brother-in-law John Morehead.

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