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Drawings and class notes
Cadet Drawing Exercises Collection. Manuscript 0203. Virginia Military Institute Archives.
Learn more about this and other cadet notes and drawings in the VMI archives by visiting these links.
Mathematics class notes, Cadet Edward C. Shepherd, ca. 1853
Notes by Cadet Edward C. Shepherd (Class of 1855) taken in the mathematics class taught by Superindentent Francis H. Smith
Mathematics class notes, Cadet Thomas Barksdale, ca. 1853
Notes by Cadet Thomas Barksdale (Class of 1855) taken in the mathematics class taught by Superindentent Francis H. Smith
Geometry Class Exercise, 1855 [drawing]
Geometry class exercise completed by VMI Cadet Philip Slaughter (Class of 1857). The drawing is marked "examined correction, F. H. Smith Prof., Ap. 16, 1855". Smith was VMI's first Superintendent and also taught mathematics.
Geometry Exercise, Tangent Plane, 1857 [drawing]
Geometry class exercise completed by Cadet Giles B. Cooke (Class of 1859). "Tangent plan to a sphere through a line by means of two cones". Marked "Examined correct, 3.1, S. Crutchfield, Asst. Prof. math, V. M. I., 1857.