Book Used by Orville Wright, "Stoddard's American Intellectual Arithmetic," 1866

Summary

Milton and Susan Wright encouraged an interest in learning in their children Reuchlin, Lorin, Wilbur, Orville and Katharine -- though not necessarily in formal education. Katharine was the only Wright child to finish college, graduating from Oberlin in 1898. Neither Wilbur nor Orville finished high school, but they learned much from their father's extensive home library.

Milton and Susan Wright encouraged an interest in learning in their children Reuchlin, Lorin, Wilbur, Orville and Katharine -- though not necessarily in formal education. Katharine was the only Wright child to finish college, graduating from Oberlin in 1898. Neither Wilbur nor Orville finished high school, but they learned much from their father's extensive home library.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1866

Creators

Stoddard, John F. (John Fair), 1825-1873 

Sheldon & Company (New York, N.Y.) 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Written by John F. Stoddard and published by Sheldon & Company, new York, New York.

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

38.792.174

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Orville Wright.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Brown
Black (Color)

Inscriptions

On cover: STODDARD'S / AMERICAN / INTELLECTUAL / ARITHMETIC In several places inside: Orville Wright

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