Papers of the Standards Commission, 1834 - 1872
Scope and Contents
RGO 62 contains papers regarding the establishment and regulation of standards of weights and measures. There are minutes, reports and evidence of the Standards Commission and Select Committees; copies of Acts of Parliament; and letters and documents discussing weights and measures.
- 1834 - 1872
- Standards Commission (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Standards Commission was responsible for the regulation of standards of weights and measures.
2 archive box(es) (2 boxes) : paper
Language of Materials
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance of the papers is not known.
This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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