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WHEATSTONE, Sir Charles (1802-1875)

K/PP107/6/1-5: Material relating to the bequest to King's College London by Charles Wheatstone of his papers, books and scientific instruments, 1890-1992

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K/PP107/6/1

1890-1891

Papers of Charles Wheatstone: catalogue of the Wheatstone Library

Copy of manuscript shelfcatalogue of the Wheatstone Library, primarily consisting of books and pamphlets accumulated by Charles Wheatstone now housed in the library of King's College London.

1 file


K/PP107/6/2

1900-1956

Papers of Charles Wheatstone: Wheatstone collection of scientific instruments

Papers relating to the Wheatstone collection of scientific instruments, notably including printed catalogue of the contents of the George III Museum, King's College London, including the George III Collection and Wheatstone Collection, 1900; correspondence with Edward Victor Appleton regarding the loan of instruments belonging to the Wheatstone Collection, King's College London, to the Science Museum, South Kensington, London, for use in an optical convention, 1926; correspondence relating to the transfer of two thermometers from the Wheatstone Collection, King's College London, to the Science Museum, 1950; correspondence relating to the transfer of scientific instruments from the Department of Physics, King's College London, to the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, 1951; correspondence relating to the supply of surplus scientific apparatus from the Department of Physics, King's College London, to the Working Men's College, Crowndale Road, London, 1951; series of inventories of the Wheatstone Collection of scientific instruments, artefacts and printed material, 1949-1956. 

1 file


K/PP107/6/3-4

1926-1992

Papers of Charles Wheatstone: Wheatstone Collection of scientific instruments

Series of Christie's and Sotheby's sale catalogues, inventories and correspondence relating to the disposal of electrical and other apparatus from the Wheatstone collection, with photographs, 1987-1992; the safe storage of artefacts during World War Two, 1939; relating to the design of a replica of Charles Babbage's difference engine, 1958-1971; loan and transfer of items to institutions including the Science Museum, South Kensington, the Queen's University of Belfast, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, US.

2 files


K/PP107/6/5

1989

Papers of Charles Wheatstone: legal papers

Legal papers relating to the deposit of the collection, 1989. Closed for 30 years

1 box

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