Time measuring instruments
Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between the Astronomer Royal; the British Consulate, Istanbul; and Professor E.F. Freundlich of the Observatory of Istanbul concerning the sake of the second-hand chronometers Lowry 1832 and Parkinson & Frodsham 3642 to Professor Freundlich, including arrangements for payment and delivery, consignment and insurance forms, and invoices.
Correspondence regarding the supply of chronometers to the Russian Government.
Correspondence regarding repairs of watches and chronometers.
Correspondence regarding the annual audit of chronometers and watches at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux.
Correspondence concerning the degaussing of chronometers.
Reports on experiments with chronometers in magnetic fields, including a preliminary report, 1911; second report, 1911; final report, 1912; and report on the use of iron boxes as magnetic shields, 1912.
Observations, reports and memoranda concerning the rates of chronometers in magnetic fields, 1911-1910.
Correspondence with Captain Miller and others concerning magnetic tests on chronometers, 1910-1913.
A Royal Observatory letter book containing copies of outgoing correspondence concerning chronometers. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Inverted at the back is a record of the letters received.
Letters from H.C. Cox, the Agent of Devonport, on the receipt and weekly rates of chronometers, with brief reports on the chronometers' performances. There are also letters from W. Shield and P.D.H. Hay.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.