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M282 - Donated By Robert Snyder in memory of his father Earl Snyder.
CPU-48 B47 B52 Calculator Instructions
Designed by Colonel H.F. Korger USAF (SAC) and Mr. N.M. Gaudio, Chief Design Engineer, Fesenthal Instruments Company
Fesenthal MFR's No. FAA-38A. FSN-6605-994-4946.
8" x 8" 68 page type written and stapled booklet
10.36MB
M79
Instructions for Using Log Log Duplex Slide Rules

Generic, Supplied with OEM Japanese Slide Rules
Author and publisher not stated, printed in Japan
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" 24 page booklet
4.4MB
M05
Instructions for Using Trig and Log Log Slide Rules

by Ross R. Middlemiss
Washington, University
Copyright 1946 by W.J. Boos
Supplied with Charvos-Roos slide rules
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" 16 page booklet (1946)
10.7MB
The Slide Rule Manual
by B.A. Simm
Written for White & Gillispie
Melbourne, Australia
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" Electronic file 60 pages
Courtesy of Greg Scott's http://sliderule.ozmanor.com
3.98MB
The Pickett Model 4
An abstract by Michael O'Leary, February 2003
Written for Dutch Circle of Slide Rule Collectors
1.5MB Electronic file 10 pages
1.5MB(NL)
1.5MB(US)
M87
Study Guide For The Slide Rule (USAFI)
A Technical Course - MB 858.1 (1952)

Used with USAFI Course MB 858 or CB 858
United States Armed Forces Institute
Madison, Wisconsin
5-1/2" x 8-1/2", softbound, 64 pages
24MB
REF L03 and L06
TM6-240 Military Artillery Slide Rule Manual
References K&E Short Base Triangulation Slide Rule, Good Instructional Reference for other Ballistic rules like the Geo. Richardson Slide Rule of 1917
War Department - 1945
United States Government printing Office
5-1/2" x 8-1/2", softbound, 32 pages - reduced
3.8MB
M184 REF P232, S190, S191
M520-700 USAF Aerial Photo Slide Rule Manual
Cover's all manufacturer's of:
Models 520 Type A-1 and model 700 Type A-2
Air Material Command - 1951
United States Government printing Office
5-1/2" x 8-1/2", softbound, 30 pages -200dpi
8.69MB
M05
Instructions for Using a Slide Rules (c1935)

by W. Stanley & Co.
Commercial Trust Building
Philidelphia, Pa
6" x 4" 10 sheets (20 page booklet) 300dpi
8.58MB
M74
National Union Radio Slide Rule

1937 - Nation Union Radio Corporation
New York, New jersey, Chicago

1.92MB

M102
Dick Tracy Secret Code Maker - Copyright 1939

Instructions for coding and encoding messages
for Lawrence "Code Maker" Slide Rules

2.18MB
REF
Robin Secret Code Maker - circa 1939

Instructions for coding and encoding messages
for Lawrence "Code Maker" Slide Rules

775KB

DOC
KL-1 Russian Circular Slide Rule Instruction Sheet

Written by Mike Konshak

138KB
M219 - Ref C36
Sama & Etani Reference Table Slide Rule Instructions

Designed By Sama & Etani - 1968
Groton, Massachsettes 01450
Made by Concise Co. Ltd.
No 967, 1-chome, Hiai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
3" x 4'", 16 sheets (32 Pages)
4.5MB
M182 ref C27
Alpha 4028 (Concise 28) Instructions
Concise, Japan
Front 391KB
Back 420KB
M02
Instruction Manual for
Allegheny Plastics Slide Rule
Sewickley, PA, USA
Copyright 1948
Front 495KB
Back 615KB
M172
Instruction Sheet for Multor Circular Slide Rule
and Currency Converter (English)
West Germany
single sheet 5.7 x 7.8 inches
Front 1.17MB
or Front 1.17MB
M110
Use of The Slide Rule of Associated Spring Corp - 1952

Associated Spring Corporation
1952 - Bristol, Connecticut, USA
For Pickett 1025 and others. For designing compression, extension and torsion springs
3.41MB
M217 - Scan contributed by Billy Guthrie
Use of The Slide Rule of
Connecticut Spring Corporation
1841 Broad Street
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Reference S475 in the Acu-Math Gallery
3.31MB
M242
Ratcliffe's Spring Calculating Slide Rule Instructions
by F.S. Ratcliffe, Spring Specialists, (Rochdale) Limited
Rochdale, England
8-1/2 x 11 two side sheet
Reference Ratcliffe in British Slide Rule Gallery
2.75MB
M145
How To Use The A.S.C. Belleville Spring Washer Slide Rule
Associated Spring Corporation - 1968
Wallace Barnes Division  - Bristol, Connecticut, 06010, USA
Reference K&E - See S409 on the K&E page. 
5.69MB
M83 Ref A07
Addiator Instructions - fold out

Suitable for all mechanical Addiators that do sequential addition and subtraction.
1.06MB
M174
Addiator Instructions - English and French

Suitable for all mechanical Addiators that do sequential addition and subtraction.
2 sides 8-1/2" x 11" 300dpi
2.49MB
M82 - Ref A06
Simplified Instructions for
Compact Calculator
A mechanical Addiator out of Japan.
Front 386KB
M94 - Ref A15
Instructions for operating the "ADDIMULT"

Another mechanical Adding machine.
Front 330KB
Back 357KB

REF - Courtesy of Sphere Research
Data-Guide's Chart - Slide Rule Guide - 1956
2 page Quick reference guide to performing calculations
by Mario G. Salvidori and Jerome H. Weiner
Columbia University


Side 1, Side 2
1.59MB

M75
Directions for the uses of the
Novotni Weight Slide Rule

Novotni Slide Rule Co.
Media, Pennsylvania
6" x 9", Softbound, 10 pages
This early (circa 1920) printing mentions "blacksmith's" and "blacksmith shop" throughout the text. The Later printing, as of 1959, changes the wording to "Forger" and "Forging shop".
1.80MB
M98
Directions for the uses of the
Novotni Weight Slide Rule

Novotni Slide Rule Co.
Media, Pennsylvania
6" x 9", Softbound, 10 pages
This later (1959) printing mentions "Forger" and "Forging shop" throughout the text. The early printing, from 1920, used the wording "blacksmith's" and "blacksmith shop".
1.82MB

Reference

Radiographic Exposure Slide Rules
by J.E. Burns
National Physical Laboratory
Teddington, Middlesex, UK
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" Electronic file 7 pages
(c)1999 British Institute of Radiology
341KB
M95
Class Calculator For Thoroughbred Race Horses

Kel-Co
4" x 8-1/2"
file
M210
Climatemaker HeatLoss Calculating Slide Rule 1938
Climatemaker Corp.
1804 WestEnd Ave
Nashville, Tennessee
8-1/2" x 11", 9 pages, 300dpi
10.9MB
M211
Climatemaker Heat Loss Worksheet - 1938
Climatemaker Corp.
1804 WestEnd Ave
Nashville, Tennessee
17.8" x 22", 1 pages, 300dpi
10.9MB
M214
Concrete Calculating Slide Rule - 1940
Slide Rule & Scale Engineering Co., Inc
511-512 First National Bank
Laporte, Indiana
8" x 11", 2 sided Flyer, 300dpi
Front 562KB
Back 463KB
Full 7.77MB
REF
Concrete Calculating Slide Rule - c1944
Designed by George L. Lockhart
Slide Rule & Scale Engineering Co., Inc
New Carlisle, Indiana
single sheet

REF- Scan donated by David Rance, The Netherlands
Brick & Tile Computing Slide Rule - c1940
Slide Rule & Scale Engineering Co., Inc
New Carlisle, Indiana
single sheet
1.28MB
REF
Sample Slide Rule Contest From University Interscholastic League (UIL) and Texas Competitive Mathematics
197KB
REF - Manual contributed by George Keane
AREL G-W Photo Slide Rule, Instruction book - 1946
By C.G. Goodchild, Ph.D. and L.V.Whitney, Ph.D.
AREL Inc., ST. Louis, MO.
Made by Acu-Rule MFG. Co., St. Louis, MO.
9.8" x 7.73" 10 sheets, 20 pages
10.7MB
REF - Manual contributed by Tom Dilatush
C.V. Ore S-M Slide Rule, Instruction book - 1955
By C.V. Ore.
Harvey, Illionois.
11" x 8.5" 18 sheets, 36 pages
1.65MB
M249 - Donated by Carlee Heit in memory of her husband Ray Heit.
Aero Products Research CR-6 Aviation Flight Computer (c)1974/1982
Aero Products Research, Inc.
11201 Hindry Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
8-1/2" x 5-1/2" 17 sheets, 34 pages
8.4MB
M243 - Donated by Prof. Robert C. Eaton, in memory of his father Charles Eaton.
American Airlines Navigational Computer Type "B" Instructions - March 4, 1943
Compiled by Engineering Department
American Airlines, Inc.
5-1/2" x 4" 17 sheets, 34 pages
12.1MB
M248 - Donated by Carlee Heit in memory of Ray Heit.
Dalton Dead Reckoning Computer Weems E6-B Commercial Version (postWWII) of AN-5835-1 Military Version (preWWII)
By Weems System of Navigation
Annapolis, Maryland
24 sheets
8.51MB
REF - Scan contributed by Mike Konshak
Safetech E6-B Model FDF-51A/57/60 Dead Reckoning Computer Instructions - Feb 1977
By Safetech
Newtown, PA 18940
6" x 6.25" 18 sheets, 36 pages
3.39MB
M236 - Manual contributed by Jason McHenry, Tucson, Arizona
Air Force Type MB-2A Air Navigation Computer Instructions
Part Number 205 - 1956

J.B. Carroll Co.
319 N. Albany Avenue
Chicago 12, Illinois
5-1/2" x 4.25" 16 sheets, 32 pages
5.91MB
REF - Scan contributed by Peter Fox, UK
Winslow Transverse Beam Slide Rule Instructions
Designed (and written) by Benjamin E. Winslow, Structural Engineer
Henry W. Tomlinson, Manufacturer
Chicago, Illinios, USA
8-1/2" x 11" 11 typewritten sheets
1.81MB
REF - Scan contributed by Clay Castleberry
Chadwick #7285 Computer-Lighter Instructions
Made in Japan
8-1/2" x 11" 1 sheets
304KB
M371 REF 17.04.01.01 - Gift by Peter Turk, Canada
Tasco Arithmometer Instructions

8-1/2" x 11" 2 sheets
488KB

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