Carl Barus Papers,
1891, 1893

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7214
Creators:
Barus, Carl, 1856-1935
Dates:
1891, 1893
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers consist of a typescript of the article prepared by Barus and a copy of an 1891 report by the Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on the subject.

Historical Note
Historical Note
In March of 1893, Samuel P. Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asked Carl Barus (1856-1935), then with the United States Weather Bureau, to prepare a short article concerning the adoption of the international electrical standards proposed by the Great Britain Board of Trade in 1893.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7214, Carl Barus Papers

Keywords
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Barus, Carl, 1856-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on Electrical Standards Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Weather Bureau Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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