Smith, David Eugene
January 21, 1860  July 29, 1944
David Eugene Smith was an American mathematician, educator, and editor. He attended Syracuse University, graduating in 1881 (Ph. D., 1887; LL.D., 1905). He studied to be a lawyer concentrating in arts and humanities, but accepted an instructorship in mathematics at the Cortland Normal School in 1884, where he attended as a young man. He became a professor at the Michigan State Normal College in 1891 (later Eastern Michigan University), the principal at the State Normal School in Brockport, New York (1898), and a professor of mathematics at Teachers College, Columbia University (1901) where he remained until his retirement in 1926.
Smith became president of the Mathematical Association of America in 1920 and served as the president of the History of Science Society in 1927. He also wrote a large number of publications of various types. He was editor of the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society; contributed to other mathematical journals; published a series of textbooks; translated Felix Klein's Famous Problems of Geometry, Fink's History of Mathematics, and the Treviso Arithmetic. He edited Augustus De Morgan's A Budget of Paradoxes (1915) and wrote many books on Mathematics.
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The teaching of arithmetic
6 editions  first published in 1909 Read 
Rara arithmetica
6 editions  first published in 1908 Read 
Number stories of long ago
6 editions  first published in 1919 Read 
History of mathematics
5 editions  first published in 1923 
The HinduArabic numerals
5 editions  first published in 1911 Read 
A history of Japanese mathematics
5 editions  first published in 1914 Read 
History of mathematics
5 editions  first published in 1923 
A source book in mathematics
5 editions  first published in 1929 DAISY 
Number stories of long ago
4 editions  first published in 1919 
Problems about war for classes in arithmetic
4 editions  first published in 1915 Read 
The poetry of mathematics and other essays
3 editions  first published in 1934 
A source book in mathematics
3 editions  first published in 1929 Read 
Mathematics
3 editions  first published in 1923 
Essentials of trigonometry
3 editions  first published in 1928 Borrow 
Advanced arithmetic
2 editions  first published in 1905 Read 
Primary arithmetic
2 editions  first published in 1904 Read 
Numbers and numerals
2 editions  first published in 1937 
Portraits of eminent mathematicians
2 editions  first published in 1936 
A history of mathematics in America before 1900
2 editions  first published in 1934 
Essentials of algebra
2 editions  first published in 1924 
Union list of mathematical periodicals
2 editions  first published in 1918 Read 
History of modern mathematics
2 editions  first published in 1906 Read 
Text and tests in plane geometry
2 editions  first published in 1933 
Mathematics in the elementary school
2 editions  first published in 1903 Read 
History of Modern Mathematics
2 editions  first published in 1969 
Mathematics
2 editions  first published in 1923 
Rare Arithmetica: A Catalogue Of The Arithmetics Written Before The Year 1601
2 editions  first published in 2004 
History of Japanese Mathematics
2 editions  first published in 1914 
The Teaching Of Geometry
2 editions  first published in 2007 
Computing jetons
2 editions  first published in 1921 Read 
History of mathematics
1 edition  first published in 1958 
A source book in mathematics
1 edition  first published in 1959 
Number stories of long ago
1 edition 
Number puzzles before the log fire
1 edition  first published in 1919 Read 
Mathematica gothica
1 edition  first published in 1982 
Portraits of eminent mathematicians, with brief biographical sketches
1 edition  first published in 1946 
Historicalmathematical Paris
1 edition  first published in 1924 
The wonderful wonders of onetwothree
1 edition  first published in 1937 
Grammar school algebra
1 edition  first published in 1904 
Medicine and mathematics in the sixteenth century
1 edition  first published in 1982 
Grammar school arithmetic
1 edition  first published in 1904 
Essentials of plane geometry
1 edition  first published in 1923 
Teachers' manual to accompany Exercises and tests in algebra through quadratics
1 edition  first published in 1927 
Every man a millionaire
1 edition  first published in 1937 
A portfolio of portraits of eminent mathematicians
1 edition  first published in 1896 
Exercises and tests in intermediate algebra
1 edition  first published in 1934 Borrow 
Essentials of plane and solid geometry
1 edition  first published in 1923 
Essentials of solid geometry / by David Eugene Smith
1 edition  first published in 1924 
Topical advanced arithmetic
1 edition  first published in 1912 
Challenging problems in American schools of education
1 edition  first published in 1935 
Intermediate arithmetic
1 edition  first published in 1905 Read 
Mathematics for nurses
1 edition  first published in 1918 Read 
Algebra for beginners
1 edition  first published in 1905 Read 
Practical arithmetic
1 edition  first published in 1905 Read 
The SmithBurdge arithmetics
1 edition  first published in 1926 
Addenda to Rara arithmetica which described in 1908 such European arithmetics printed before 1601 as were then in the library of the late George Arthur Plimpton
1 edition  first published in 1939 
BBC BASIC For Beginners
1 edition  first published in 1983 
The outlook for arithmetic in America
1 edition  first published in 1904 Read 
The present teaching of mathematics in Germany
1 edition  first published in 1912 Read 
Problems in the teaching of secondary mathematics
1 edition  first published in 1913 Read 
History of Japanese Mathematics
1 edition  first published in 1977 
Essentials of Arithmetic: Advanced Book
1 edition  first published in 1915 Read 
FAMOUS PROBLEMS OF ELEMENTARY GEOMETRY (YEAR 1897)
1 edition  first published in 1897 Read 
Plane and Solid Geometry
1 edition  first published in 1895 Read 
Junior High School Mathematics: Book III
1 edition  first published in 1918 Read 
Addenda to rara arithmetica, which described in 1908 such European arithmetics printed before 1601 as were then in the library of the late George Arthur Plimpton
1 edition  first published in 1939 
The poetry of mathematics, and other essays
1 edition  first published in 1934 
The HinduArabic Numerals
1 edition  first published in 2007 
Higher Arithmetic
1 edition  first published in 1900 Read 
Academic Algebra
1 edition  first published in 1902 Read 
The HinduArabic Numerals
1 edition  first published in 1969 
Academic Algebra
1 edition  first published in 1902 Read 
Rara Arithmetica: A Catalogue of the Arithmetics Written Before the Year MDCI : with Description ..
1 edition  first published in 1908 Read 
Numbers and numerals: a story book for young and old
1 edition  first published in 1937 
A history of mathematics in America before 1900
1 edition  first published in 1934 
The Geometry of Rene Descartes
1 edition  first published in 1925 
A History of Japanese Mathematics
1 edition  first published in 2009 
The problem and practice arithmetics
1 edition  first published in 1929 Read
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