Guide to the Timothy Prescott's Lesson Book

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0032
Creators:
Prescott, Timothy (student)
Dates:
1802-1803
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 volume
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Lesson book text consists primarily of mathematical exercises, with a few pages devoted to penmanship. Also includes a partial page of the "Republican Gazetteer, Boston, Sept. 4, 1802, used as an end page.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
A note to "Mr. Watkins" (probably Malcolm Watkins, SI curator) from the donor in the collection control file indicates that the lesson book is dated Jan. 10, 1803 and that it was "used in Westford before [Timothy Prescott] moved to Littleton and then Concord."

Administration
Author
Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Gertrude Prescott, April 1963.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1983.
Custodial History
Collection transferred from the Division of Domestic Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life) on, 4/13/83.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Timothy Prescott's Lesson Book, 1803, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Students -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Massachusetts -- 19th century Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penmanship -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Education -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Republican Gazetteer (Boston newspaper) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mathematics -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspapers -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lesson books Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prescott, Gertrude Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives