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Papers on submarine telegraphs, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/455

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers, some printed, concerning the submarine telegraphs, particularly the Atlantic submarine telegraph. The material includes the original investigations on the deposition of a submarine cable; communications with institutions and magazines; correspondence on the mechanical theory; printed reports; and papers on the galvanic experiments.


  • 1858

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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:45:00+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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