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Correspondence on horology, 1911 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/119

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and the British Horological Institute regarding the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers annual prizes, the encouragement of horological inventions, and financial contributions to the inmates of Company House at the Clock and Watchmakers' Asylum and the Widows' House. There is also correspondence with R.T. Gould relating to his book on chronometers and the purchase of the original Blue Chronometer of Thomas Mudge (1777) for the Company Museum.


  • Creation: 1911 - 1921


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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 15:00:58+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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