Artifact Details

Title

Lehmer paper sieve stencils in wooden box

Catalog Number

102630319

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Lehmer, D.N.

Place Manufactured

Berkeley, CA, USA

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 11 x 19 7/8 in.

Description

Contains hundreds of paper stencils. "Reprint from Carnegie Instit. yearbook 1926" attached to top. These stencils were a manual form of a Lehmer sieve. D. N. Lehmer used them to solve the same type of problems as were done on his mechanical sieve. They were used with a light box.

Category

Pre-computer/other