Author: Fred Roeder, LS

Fred Roeder, LS


In Retrospect

Two prominent southwestern historians wrote in an introduction of a jointly published book: "Americans are a people peculiarly addicted to celebrating anniversaries." I…


A Score of Years

The following column I wrote under the title “In Retrospect” for the July 1998 issue of BENCHMARKS. I made some changes to reflect…


The Davis Quadrant

In the 17th and 18th centuries the principal instrument of the navigator at sea was the Davis quadrant, also known as English quadrant,…