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Correspondence on standards, 1873 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/367

Scope and Contents

Official and general correspondence on standards, including correspondence on the 'International Commission of the Metre'; a paper describing a 'New subdivided Standard Yard and Comparing Apparatus for the use of Local Inspectors of Weights and Measures'; and a paper by M. Fizeau on the determination of the co-efficient of linear expansion of F. Baily's metal using his expansion measuring apparatus.


  • Creation: 1873 - 1876


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:41:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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