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Papers on galvanism and electric clocks, 1864 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/631

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning galvanism and electric clocks. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, A. Clarke, J. Muirhead, F.I. Scudamore, C. Wheatstone, C.E. Delaunay and S.P. Langley. The papers include a diagram of the gate of the electric clock at London Bridge, 6 December 1872; an extract from 'The Glasgow Daily Herald', 27 January 1866, on electric clocks and electrometers; an extract from 'The Royal Leamington Spa Courier', 17 March 1866, on C.T. Bright's electric clock; diagrams of Bright's electric clock's pendulum; a circular and card on Harrison's synchronous clocks; and a printed 'Table of the Distribution of Time Signals', circulated by the South Eastern Railway.


  • Creation: 1864 - 1872


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:52:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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