This bibliography is taken from the introduction to the volume A Station Favorable to the Pursuits of Science: Primary Materials in the History of Mathematics at the United States Military Academy, by Joe Albree, David C. Arney, and V. Frederick Rickey which is to appear in January 2000 published by the American Mathematical Society.


6.1 Correspondence

Naional Archives. Record Group 77. Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers.  Military Academy Papers, 1813--1818. Letters from Box 1 have prefix A; those from Box 3 have prefix C.

Naional Archives. Record Group 94. Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  1780's-1917.  Correspondence relating to the Military Academy. Entry 212, Box 7. The letter number is given.

Thayer Papers. The West Point Thayer Papers, 1808--1872, edited by Cindy Adams, et al.
West Point, NY: Association of Graduates, 1965.  11 volumes.  This transcription of letters from many sources is arranged by date.  [Copy in Special Collections, USMA.]

USMA Papers, 1824--1829. Box marked “U.S.  Military Academy papers, 1824--1829. Library. Book and stationary dealers. Book publishers and book sellers.”     File: Kilian.

6.2 Other References

Ambrose, Stephen E. 1966. Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press.

Anonymous 1802, “The United States Military Philosophical Society, Manuscript Minutes and Records, Membership Lists, Correspondence and Papers Written for the Society, 1802-1813,” 4 vols.  New York Historical Society.

Anonymous 1807?, “A List of Books belonging to the Library of the Military Academy.” Handwritten manuscript. West Point, NY: United States Military Academy.

Anonymous 1821, “Remarks on Dr. Enfield's Institutes of Natural Philosophy -- Third American Edition -- 1820," American
Journal of Science, 3, 125-157.

Anonymous 1822. Catalogue of Books in the Library of the Military Academy. Newburgh, NY: Ward M. Gazlay.

Anonymous 1830. Catalogue of the Library of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. New York: J. Desnoues.

Anonymous 1851, “Elementary works on physical science, North American Review, 72, 358-395.

Anonymous 1853. Catalogue of the Library of the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y. Exhibiting its Condition at
the Close of the Year 1852. New York: John F. Trow.

Anonymous 1904 (reprint 1969). The Centennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 1802--1902.  2 Volumes. New York: Greenwood Press.

Anonymous 1975, “The Thayer Collection. Its History, Significance and an Account of the Restoration Project," USMA
Library Bulletin No. 13, West Point, NY: United States Military Academy.

Anonymous ca. 1990. “History of the USMA Mathematics Department." Typewritten manuscript.

Artz, Frederick B. 1966. The Development of Technical Education in France, 1500--1850. Cambridge, MA: The Society for the History of Technology and the MIT Press.

Ball, W. W. R. 1889. A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Barron, William A. 1803. “Inventory of Books, Maps and Charts, belonging to the Military Academy at West Point." Handwritten manuscript. Manuscripts Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Berard, Claudius 1817, “Catalogue of Books contained in ten cases, lately received from France, and sent to the Library of the Military Academy at W--Point by General J. G. Swift.” Handwritten manuscript, dated Sept. 15, 1817.  USMA, Special Collections.  Copied from the National Archives, Record Group 217.

Berard, Claudius 1838, “A Statement of the damage and loss sustained by the Library of the U. S. Military Academy at
the late fire." Handwritten manuscript. Special Collections, USMA Library, West Point, NY.

Boynton, Edward C. 1863 (reprint 1970). History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American
Revolution: and the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press.

Bruce, Robert V. 1987. The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846-1876. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Cajori, Florian 1929 (reprint 1980). The Chequered Career of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler. New York: Arno Press.

Church, Albert E. 1879, “Personal Reminiscences of the Military Academy, from 1824 to 1831," A Paper read to the U. S. Military Service Institute, West Point, March 28, 1878. West Point, NY: U.S.M.A. Press.

Couper, William 1936. Claudius Crozet: Scholar, Educator, Engineer (1789-1864). Charlottesville, VA: The
Historical Publishing Co.

Crane, John and Kieley, James F. 1947. West Point: The Key to America. New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill.

Crackel, Theodore Joseph 1981, “The founding of West Point: Jefferson and the politics of security,” Armed Forces and Society, 7, 529-543.

Cullum, George W. 1891.  Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. from its Establishment, in 1802, to 1890 with the Early History of the United States Military Academy.  Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

Cremin, Lawrence A. 1980. American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876. New York: Harper & Row.

Daniels, George H. 1968. American Science in the Age of Jackson. New York: Columbia University Press.

Daniels, George H. 1971. Science in American Society: A Social History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Daniels, George H. 1972. Nineteenth--Century American Science: A Reappraisal. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Davies, Henry Eugene 1895. Davies Memoir: A Genealogical and Biographical Monograph on the Family and Descendents of John Davies of Litchfield, Connecticut. Privately Printed.

Dhombres, Jean 1985, “French mathematical textbooks from Bezout to Cauchy," Historia Scientiarum, 28, 91-137.

Dhombres, Jean 1989, “Grandeurs et servitudes de la vie mathématique en France: le passage du XVIIIeme siecle au XIXeme siecle," in Les Amateurs de Science et de Technique, Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Cahiers d'Histoire & de Philosophie des Sciences, nouvelle serie, No. 27, 17-44.

Dhombres, Jean 1993, “Les repères d'une culture mathématique vers 1800: le témoignage de deux listes de livres," Revista di storia della Scienze, (2) No. 1, 1-83.

Dhombres, Nicole and Dhombres, Jean 1989. Naissance d'un nouveau pouvoir: Sciences et savants en France 1793-1824. Paris: Éditions Payot.

Dictionary of American Biography 1928-1958, under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies.   Edited by Allen Johnson. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 22 volumes.

Dictionary of National Biography 1885+. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. London: Smith, Elder. 22 volumes with supplements.

Dictionary of Scientific Biography 1981, published  under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies.   Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 18 volumes.

Dupuy, R. Ernest 1958. Sylvanus Thayer, Father of Technology in the United States. West Point, NY: The Association
of Graduates, United States Military Academy.

Elliott, Clark A. 1979. Biographical Dictionary of American Science: The Seventeenth Through the Nineteenth
Centuries. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Ford, Norman Robert 1953. Thayer of West Point. St. Johnsbury, VT: Thayer Book Press.

Forman, Sidney 1945, “The United States Military Philosophical Society, 1802-1813,” William and Mary Quarterly, 2, 273-285.

Fourcy, Ambroise 1828. Historie de l'École polytechnique. Paris: Republished by Belin (1987) with an introduction by Jean Dhombres.

Guralnick, Stanley M. 1975. Science and the Ante-Bellum American College. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical

Heath, Thomas 1956. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, Second Edition Revised with Additions, 3 Volumes. New
York: Dover Publications.

Heath, Thomas 1981. A History of Greek Mathematics, 2 Volumes. New York: Dover Publications.

Henderson, James 1926. Bibliotheca Tabularum Mathematicarum, Being a Descriptive Catalogue of Mathematical
Tables. Part I, Logarithmic Tables. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hogan, Edward R. 1976, “George Baron and the Mathematical Correspondent," Historia Mathematica, 3, 403-415.

Holden, Edward S. 1911, “Biographical Memoir of William H. C. Bartlett, 1804-1893," National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs, Volume 7, 173-193.

Howson, Geoffrey 1982. A History of Mathematics Education in England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jones, Alexander (Editor) 1986. Pappas of Alexandria, Book 7 of the"Collection", 2 Parts. New York: Springer--Verlag.

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Langins, Janis 1990, “The Ecole Polytechnique and the French Revolution: merit, militarization, and mathematics,"
Llull, 13, 91-105.

Mansfield, Edward D. 1897 (reprint 1970). Personal Memories Social, Political, and Literary with Sketches of Many Noted People, 1803-1843. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press.

Molloy, Peter Michael 1975. “Technical Education and the Young Republic: West Point as America's Ecole Polytechnique,
1802-1833." Ph.D. dissertation. Providence, RI: Brown University.

Monge, Gaspard 1794. Description de l'art de fabriquer les canons, faite en execution de l'arrete du Comitu de Salut public, du 18 pluviose de l'an 2 de la Republique francaise, une et indivisible.  Paris: Impr. du Comite de Salut public.

Morrisson, James L. Jr. 1986. The Best School in the World: West Point, the Pre-Civil War Years, 1833--1866. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press.

Ozanam, Jacques 1727. A Treatise of Fortification, .... The Second Edition. Translated by J. T. Desagulieurs. London: Printed by J. Jackson.

Parshall, Karen Hunger and Rowe, David E. 1994. The Emergence of the American Mathematical Research Community, 1876-1900: J. J. Sylvester, Felix Klein, and E. H. Moore. Providence: American Mathematical Society.

Pycior, Helena M. 1981. “George Peacock and the British  origins of symbolical algebra,” Historia Mathematica, 8, 23-45.

Pycior, Helena M. 1984. “Internalism, externalism, and beyond: 19th-Century British algebra,” Historia Mathematica, 11, 424-441.

Simons, William E. 1965. Liberal Education in the Service Academies. New York: Published for the Institute of
Higher Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Smith, David Eugene and Ginsburg, Jekuthiel 1934. A History of Mathematics in America Before 1900. (The Carus
Mathematical Monographs, No. 5) Chicago: The Mathematical Association of America and Open Court Publishing Co.

Smith, Francis H. 1879. “West Point Fifty Years Ago," An address delivered before the Association of Graduates of the U.
S. Military Academy, West Point, at the annual reunion, June 12, 1879. New York: D. Van Nostrand.

Street, William B. 1993.  “The Military Influence on American Engineering Education," Cornell Engineering Quarterly, Winter, 3--10.

Stevin, Simon 1617. Castramentatio dar is Legermeting. Rotterdam: Jan van Waesgerghe.

Swift, Joseph Gardner 1890. The Memoirs of Gen. Joseph Gardner Swift, First Graduate of the United States Military
Academy, West Point, Chief Engineer U. S. A. from 1812 to 1818. 1800-1865. [Worcester, MA:] Privately Printed.

Tartaglia, Nicholas 1588. Three Bookes of Colloquies Concerning the Arte of Shooting in Great and Small Peeces of
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Taylor, E. G. R. 1966. The Mathematical Practioners of Hanoverian England, 1714--1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Thayer, Sylvanus 1810, “Return of the Books, Instruments, Maps and other public property at the Military Academy.” Handwritten manuscript. West Point, Feb. 17, 1810. Jonathan Williams Papers, Manuscript Deapartment, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Ver Eecke, Paul 1933. Pappas D'Alexandrie.  La Collection Mathématique. Oeuvre Traduite pour la Premiere Fois du Grec en Francais, avec une Introduction et des Notes. 2 Tomes. Paris et Bruges: Desclee de Brouwer et Cie.

Wilson, James Grant and Fiske, John (Editors) 1888. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography.   New
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dissertation. Greensboro, NC: University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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