Content of the accession MS Kelvin - Kelvin papers

MS Kelvin - Kelvin papers
Letters and papers of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907). The correspondents include some of the leading scientists and physicists of the time. They discuss research projects by Kelvin and the Department of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow as well as more general academic and family matters. The collection includes 5 letter-books, photographs and press cuttings. It is augmented by later documents relating to Kelvin and the Department of Natural Philosophy.
Contains the following:
MS Kelvin A1
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Biddell Airy (Astronomer Royal) to William Thomson. Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, S.E. 5 April 1866. Requesting …
MS Kelvin A2
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Biddell Airy (Astronomer Royal) to William Thomson. Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, S.E. 21 April 1866. Thanking …
MS Kelvin A3
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Biddell Airy (Astronomer Royal) to William Thomson. Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, S.E. 23 September 1867. Requesting …
MS Kelvin A4
Autograph letter signed, from John Aitken to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Ardenlea, Falkirk. 10 Decr. 1901. On a letter by Aitken published in Nature Vol. XXIII, p. …
MS Kelvin A5
Offprint of typescript letter from Margaret Bell Alder to Sir R. Stawell Ball. Kinnegar, Holywood, Co. Down. 19 January 1892. Concerning his work on the causes of ice-ages. …
MS Kelvin A6a
Copy of letter to an unidentified newspaper, from Margaret Bell Alder, concerning the unhappy legal position of women. 13 Feb. 1892
MS Kelvin A6b
Photocopy of title page of The Law in relation to Women, by a lawyer. London, 1891
MS Kelvin A7
Autograph letter signed, from C. d'Almeida to William Thomson. Paris. 29 Feb. 1867 [i.e. 1 March?]. Thanking Thomson for his despatch of scientific papers and discussing their contents
MS Kelvin A8
Autograph letter signed, from C. d'Almeida to William Thomson. Paris. 6 Mai 1867. Thanking Thomson for information supplied, but regretting that little of it can be used in his teaching
MS Kelvin A9
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Sheerness. 24 March 1866. Encloses his photograph (extant). Is considering a steamer at Govan, for carrying cable. …
MS Kelvin A10
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. "Great Eastern". 25 March 1867. 'Despecher goes with us and we start in the morning, (The Great …
MS Kelvin A11
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. 70 Canning Street, Liverpool. 29 May 1867. Is coming to Scotland, after the collapse of 'enterprise'. Mentions Lampson and cable
MS Kelvin A12
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir James Anderson. Thornliebank, Glasgow. 18 June 1867. Wishes to meet him. Mentions Lampson and the speed of cabling
MS Kelvin A13
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Anglo-Mediterranean Telegraph Company Limited, 76 Palmerston Buildings, Bishopsgate Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin A14
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Anglo-Mediterranean Telegraph Company Limited, 76 Palmerston Buildings, Bishopsgate Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin A15
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Société du Cable Transatlantique Français Limited, Bartholomew House, London. 1 April 1869. …
MS Kelvin A16
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Anglo-Mediterranean Telegraph Company Limited, 76 Palmerston Buildings, Bishopsgate Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin A17
Autograph letter signed, from Sir James Anderson to William Thomson. Société du Cable Transatlantique Français Limited, Bartholomew House, London. 23 April 1869. …
MS Kelvin A18
Autograph letter signed, from W.L. Hudson and other commanders of naval ships composing the Atlantic Telegraph Squadron, to the Board of Directors of The Atlantic Telegraph Company. …
MS Kelvin A19
Telegraph from A.M. MacKay to J. Laws. 13 Aug. 1858. Telegraph messages concerning technical difficulties and apparatus
MS Kelvin A20
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [S.l.]. 13 Aug. 1858. Concerning difficulties in transmission.
MS Kelvin A21
Service messages, unsigned, concerning transmission and reception difficulties, New York, Newfoundland & London Telegraph Company, St Johns. [s.d.]
MS Kelvin A22
Service message concerning transmission and reception difficulties, New York, Newfoundland & London Telegraph Company, St Johns. [s.d.]
MS Kelvin A23
Service message, from J. May, concerning transmission and reception difficulties, New York, Newfoundland & London Telegraph Company, St Johns, to Valencia. [s.d.]
MS Kelvin A24
Service message concerning transmission and reception difficulties, New York, Newfoundland & London Telegraph Company, St Johns. [c.1858].
MS Kelvin A25
Telegraph from De Sauty to G. Saward, Atlantic Telegraph Company. [S.l., s.d.]. On technical difficulties
MS Kelvin A26
Telegraph from J. Buchanan (President of the United States) to Queen Victoria. Washington City. 16 Augt. 1858. Congratulations on the trans-Atlantic telegraph and its possibilities.
MS Kelvin A27
Telegraph from C.W. Field to Directors, Atlantic Telegraph Co., Cyrus Station, Newfoundland. 17 Aug. 1858. Informing company of landing of the cable
MS Kelvin A28
Fragments of message, from De Sauty. [S.l., 1858]. Referring to Queen Victoria's message to Buchanan
MS Kelvin A29
Service message concerning Buchanan's message. [S.l., 1858].
MS Kelvin A30
Telegraph from Cunard to D. and C. McIver. [S.l.]. 18 August 1858. Concerning the collision of the Europa and the Arabia and mentioning the Persia.
MS Kelvin A31
Note from De Sauty to Saward or Whitehouse. [S.l., s.d.]. Concerning Mr Cunard's message regarding the Europa-Arabia collision, referred to in MS Kelvin A30
MS Kelvin A32
Note from[?] O.E.W. Whitehouse. [S.l., s.d.]. Concerning technical details
MS Kelvin A33
Telegraph from Peter Cooper to Directors, Atlantic Telegraph Co., New York, 18 August 1858. Congratulations on the opening of the line.
MS Kelvin A34
Telegraph from C.W. Field to Directors, Atlantic Telegraph Co., New York, 18 August 1858. Reporting completion of work and details concerned with it.
MS Kelvin A35
Note from De Sauty to O.E.W. Whitehouse. [S.l., s.d.]. Requesting equipment
MS Kelvin A36
Note from De Sauty to G. Saward. [New York]. 20 August 1858. Reporting state of work.
MS Kelvin A37
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [New York, s.d.]. Note concerning message sent by Mayors of Halifax and Toronto to Lord Mayor of London.
MS Kelvin A38
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [S.l., s.d.]. Requesting further equipment
MS Kelvin A39
Telegraph from Daniel H. Tieman to Sir Walter Carden, New York, 21 August 1858. Congratulatory telegram from the Mayor of New York to the Lord Mayor of London, …
MS Kelvin A40
Note from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l.]. 24 August 1858. Details of supplies needed
MS Kelvin A41
Note from De Sauty to Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 August 1858. Brief note containing technical information relating to the telegraph and other news, including: Europa's …
MS Kelvin A42
Note from [?] to Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 August 1858. Technical note.
MS Kelvin A43
Service message. [S.l.]. 24 August 1858.
MS Kelvin A44
Service message. [S.l., s.d.].
MS Kelvin A45
Service message, M.C.F. to THomson. [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin A46
Telegraph from C.W. Field to C.M. Lampson. [S.l.]. 24 August 1858. Brief reply to requests by Lampson
MS Kelvin A47
Telegraph from C.W. Field to Samuel Guerney. [S.l.]. 25 August 1858. News of American attitude to cable
MS Kelvin A48
Telegraph from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l.] 27 August 1858. Recounting celebrations in Halifax
MS Kelvin A49
Telegraph from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l.]. 28 August 1858. News despatch, capture of a slave-ship, apostate Mormons and various other matters
MS Kelvin A50
Telegraph from C.W. Field to Directors, Atlantic Telegraph Co., New York, 29 August 1858. Reaction to the telegraph in America, also a mention of a Mr. Morgan.
MS Kelvin A51
Telegraph from C.W. Field to C.M. Lampson. [S.l.]. 31 August 1858. Discussing the possibility of selling shares (in America)
MS Kelvin A52
Telegraph from C.W. Field to the Atlantic Telegraph Co. [S.l.]. 1 September 1858. Brief congratulatory note
MS Kelvin A53
Note from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l.]. 4 September 1858. News of arrivals and departures of vessels, and the refusal of the Venezuelans to release President Moagas
MS Kelvin A54
Message from G. Cloué to the Ministre de la Marine, Paris, with covering message from A.M. Mackay to C.V. de Sauty. [New York]. 4 September 1858. Reporting the position of French ships
MS Kelvin A55
Telegraph from J. Paytton, Mayor of Detroit, to the Mayor of Dublin. [S.l.] 4 September 1858.
MS Kelvin A56
Telegraph from the Citizens of Sackville, New Brunswick, to Sir Walter Carden, Lord Mayor of London. [S.l.]. 4 September 1858. Congratulatory telegram.
MS Kelvin A57
Note from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l.]. 4 September 1858. Discussing measures to be taken due to volume of messages
MS Kelvin A58
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [S.l.]. 4 September 1858. Concerning the code of numerals
MS Kelvin A59
Telegraph from C.W. Field to the Atlantic Telegraph Co. [S.l.]. 4 September 1858. Concerning a suggestion by William Morgan that the newspapers be supplied with …
MS Kelvin A60
Note from De Sauty to G. Saward. [S.l., s.d.]. Reporting the arrival of Lundy in Halifax
MS Kelvin A61
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [S.l.]. 28 Sept. 1858. Technical information
MS Kelvin A62
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. [S.l.]. 30 Sept. 1858. Arranging test cable
MS Kelvin A63
Note from De Sauty to E.G. Bartholomew. 30 Sept. 1858. Comment during test
MS Kelvin App. 1/1
Portrait of Lord Kelvin, undated
MS Kelvin App. 1/2
Lord Kelvin's study at Netherhall, Largs. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 1/3
Netherhall, 1886
MS Kelvin App. 1/4
Snapshot of Lord Kelvin, undated
MS Kelvin App. 1/5
Portrait of Lord Kelvin, undated. From Glasgow University Conservative Club. Public
MS Kelvin App. 1/6
Lord Kelvin with Mr. George Westinghouse and Mr. Charles Merz
MS Kelvin App. 1/7
Portrait of Lady Kelvin. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 2
Cutting from North British Daily Mail, 21 January 1859. Describing a banquet in honour of Prof. William Thomson, attended by 150 Glasgow notables
MS Kelvin App. 3
Extract from "Nature" magazine, 7 September 1876. Including four-page biography of Sir William Thomson
MS Kelvin App. 4
Two-page biography of Sir William Thomson by J.T. Bottomley, (with steel plate portrait) from "The Electrician" January 25 1889. No. 558, vol. XXII, pp. 330-331
MS Kelvin App. 5
Character sketch by J. Munro "Review of Reviews". August 1893. pp. 135-144
MS Kelvin App. 6
Extract from "Pall Mall" magazine, July 1895, by Arthur Warren. Briefly summarising Lord Kelvin's scientific achievements and personal biography. pp. 403-422. Also photograph and engravings
MS Kelvin App. 7
Glasgow Evening News. 13 June 1896, p. 4. Published for Lord Kelvin's Jubilee. Synopsis of his work, together with illustrations, notes and anecdotes
MS Kelvin App. 8/1
Lord Kelvin Jubilee, Glasgow University. 15-16 June 1896. Invitation card
MS Kelvin App. 8/2
Lord Kelvin Jubilee, Glasgow University. 15-16 June 1896. List of dignitaries
MS Kelvin App. 8/3
Lord Kelvin Jubilee, Glasgow University. 15-16 June 1896. Order of service
MS Kelvin App. 8/4
Lord Kelvin Jubilee, Glasgow University. 15-16 June 1896. Banquet menu
MS Kelvin App. 9/1
Newspaper cutting "Scotsman", June 15 1896, giving preview of Lord Kelvin's professional jubilee and biography
MS Kelvin App. 9/2
Scotsman cutting, June 16 [1896]. Article in tribute of Lord Kelvin, with details of ceremonial opening of professional Jubilee and formal congratulations
MS Kelvin App. 9/3
"Scotsman" cutting June 17 1896. Lord Kelvin's jubilee. Presentation of addresses, letter from Prince of Wales, and conferring of Doctor of Law degree at Glasgow University. …
MS Kelvin App. 10/1
Glasgow Herald cutting, June 15 1896. Sketch of Lord Kelvin's career, with arrangements for the Jubilee celebrations
MS Kelvin App. 10/2
"Glasgow Herald" cutting, June 16 1896. Description of conversazione at Glasgow University in honour of Lord Kelvin's Jubilee with list of distinguished representatives, …
MS Kelvin App. 10/3
"Glasgow Herald" cutting, June 17 1896. Description of Banquet - and an unwanted intruder. Tributes from Glasgow University and Glasgow city
MS Kelvin App. 11
"Daily Graphic" p.9, June 17 1896. Description of Lord Kelvin's Jubilee celebrations with photograph of Lord Kelvin. Illustration of the conversazione on p.8
MS Kelvin App. 12/1
"Morning Post", June 17 1896. Account of Jubilee
MS Kelvin App. 12/2
"Liverpool Daily Post", June 17 1896. Account of Jubilee
MS Kelvin App. 12/3
"The Standard", June 17 1896. Account of Jubilee
MS Kelvin App. 12/4
"Evening Citizen", June 17 1896. Account of Jubilee
MS Kelvin App. 13
"Nature" magazine, June 18 1896, pp. 151-152 by A. Gray. General biography of Lord Kelvin and description of Jubilee celebrations with major scientific achievements highlighted
MS Kelvin App. 14
"The Electrician", June 19 1896, no. 944, vol. XXXVII, pp. 233-235. General outline of Lord Kelvin's contributions to navigation and electromagnetics. pp. 236-238, …
MS Kelvin App. 15
"Nature" magazine, June 25 1896, no. 1391, vol. 54, pp. 173-181. Complete report of Lord Kelvin's Jubilee ceremony and list of dignitaries present. Round-the-world …
MS Kelvin App. 16
"Glasgow Herald", December 3 1896, p.3. Lord Kelvin made honorary member of Glasgow Philosophical Society. Presentations to Lord and Lady Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 17
"Philadelphia Public Ledger", October 12 1897. Lord Kelvin guest of honour at special meeting of the American Philosophical Society. Mention of visit to University of Pennsylvania
MS Kelvin App. 18
Typescript copy of article in "Ludgate Magazine", vol. VII, no. 38. December 1898. Lord Kelvin's experimental methods and summary of principals of the syphon recorder. James White's workshop
MS Kelvin App. 19
"The Nation's Choice", no.2, October 24 1899. Conservative support for Lord Kelvin in rectorial elections
MS Kelvin App. 20
Collection of newspaper cuttings of May 1903. (Including "Times" and "Saturday Review") discussing Lord Kelvin's philosophical, religious and scientific beliefs. …
MS Kelvin App. 21
Glasgow Herald, November 30 1904. Installation of Lord Kelvin as Chancellor of Glasgow University. Including list of dignitaries present and Chancellor's speech. …
MS Kelvin App. 22
"The Onlooker", August 24 1907. Short biography following meeting of the British Association at Leicester
MS Kelvin App. 23
List of newspaper references completed by George Green, Secretary to Lord Kelvin for Lady Kelvin. (103 references), 18 December 1907-11 January 1908
MS Kelvin App. 24
Obituaries following Lord Kelvin's death. 18 and 19 December 1907. Glasgow Herald, Daily Telegraph, Le Figaro, Daily Chronicle, Daily Mail, Daily Graphic, The Times, …
MS Kelvin App. 25
Further obituaries and biographical follow-ups. Glasgow Herald, 18 December 1907
MS Kelvin App. 26
Newspaper cuttings of Lord Kelvin's funeral at Westminster Abbey, 23 and 24 December 1907. Daily Telegraph, Westminster Gazette, Evening Standard, Morning Post, …
MS Kelvin App. 27
Obituary from "Engineering" magazine. December 20 1907. (5 1/2 pages photostat) with a souvenir photograph by Elliot and Fry
MS Kelvin App. 28
Newspaper cuttings from the Daily News, December 20 1907. The Daily Chronicle, December 20. The Church Family Newspaper, December 24. The Sunday Sun, December 21. …
MS Kelvin App. 29
Press cutting from the Times, December 25 1907. An assessment of Lord Kelvin's contribution to engineering by Dr. R.T. Glazebrook, F.R.S
MS Kelvin App. 30
Reprint from "Nature" magazine, January 2 1908. An appreciation of Lord Kelvin's work. Signed "J.L."
MS Kelvin App. 31
"Times" Engineering supplement, January 8 1908. Lord Kelvin's work in the 1860's, summarized by Prof. W.E. Ayrton, F.R.S
MS Kelvin App. 32
Lord Kelvin's contribution to the Geology by Prof. J.W. Gregory. Reprinted from the transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow, Vol. XIII, part II, 1908. …
MS Kelvin App. 33
Glasgow Evening Citizen cutting, January 9 1908. Reference to the death of Lord Kelvin at executive meeting of the West of Scotland Liberal Unionists
MS Kelvin App. 34
Cutting from Saturday Review, January 11 1908. Lord Kelvin's isoperimetric theories applied to the selection of a life policy
MS Kelvin App. 35/1
Memorial booklet prepared by the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. January 1908
MS Kelvin App. 35/2
Kelvin memorial for Smithsonian Institute. Unidentified cuttings
MS Kelvin App. 36
Glasgow University Magazine. January 18 1903. Lord Kelvin: Recollections and Impressions. Signed "J.F."
MS Kelvin App. 37
Cutting from Musical Times, February 1 1908. Darwin, Lord Kelvin and music
MS Kelvin App. 38
Cutting from the Glasgow Herald, February 22 1908. Survey of Lord Kelvin's theory of the age of the earth explained by Prof. J.W. Gregory
MS Kelvin App. 39
Engineering, February 29 1908. Obituary notice at the Physical Society of London given by Dr. C. Chree.
MS Kelvin App. 40
Cutting from Glasgow Herald, February 29 1908. Lord Kelvin's conduction of heat argument in relation to the age of the earth discussed by Prof. A. Gray, FRS
MS Kelvin App. 41
The Kelvin lecture to the Institute of Electrical Engineers given by Prof. Silvanus P. Thomson FRS on April 30 1908. The Life and Work of Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 42
Address by the Earl of Rosebery, Chancellor of Glasgow University, delivered to the University June 12 1908, and opening with a tribute to Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 43
Proceedings of the Royal Society series A, vol. 81, no. A543, June 30 1908. Mathematical and physical sciences, pp. 3-76. Obituary to Lord Kelvin and detailed description …
MS Kelvin App. 44
Cutting, Glasgow Herald, February 10 1910. Review of Silvanus P. Thompson's "The Life of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs". Publishers MacMillan and Co., London, 1910. (2 vols)
MS Kelvin App. 45
Cuttings from Daily Graphic, May 18, 1912. With photographs of presentation of bust of Lord Kelvin to the Institution of Electrical Engineers
MS Kelvin App. 46
Cutting from The Times, June 20 1913. Unveiling of Lord Kelvin's statue in Belfast by Sir Joseph Larmor, MP
MS Kelvin App. 47/1
Glasgow Herald, October 9 1913. Unveiling of Lord Kelvin's statue in Kelvingrove Park by Rector of Glasgow University, Sir Augustine Birrell
MS Kelvin App. 47/2
Invitation from Provost and Corporation of Glasgow to unveiling of memorial to Lord Kelvin, in the name of Sir Alexander and Lady Brown, 1913
MS Kelvin App. 48
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, session 1913-1914, vol. XXXIV, part 1, October 27 1913. Presentation of Lord Kelvin's bust to the Society on behalf of Lady Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 49
Proofs of article of Science Progress, December 4 1913, by George Green, lecturer on natural philosophy, Glasgow University. Some views on Lord Kelvin's work
MS Kelvin App. 50
Cutting from "The Times", October 16 1919. Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher's reminiscences of Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 51
John O' London's Weekly. June 21 1924, vol. XI, no. 272. Kelvin centenary number. Articles include: "Lord Kelvin by Sir J.J. Thomson and "Memoirs of the Master" by J.J. Bell
MS Kelvin App. 52
Lord Kelvin as Professor in the Old College of Glasgow by David Murray. Reprint from "Memoirs of the Old College of Glasgow. Some chapters in the History of the University", 1924
MS Kelvin App. 53
"Lord Kelvin" by Mr. A. Brown. Abstract of presidential address to the Electrical Society of Glasgow delivered October 4 1938. General notes on ancestry, academic career and scientific achievements. …
MS Kelvin App. 54
Essay by Charles H. Wright upon the influence of Kelvin on design and construction of measuring apparatus. November 1944
MS Kelvin App. 55
"The Man with the Green Notebook" BBC copyright script by Jack House and Iain Savage. June 3 1947. Subtitled "A study of the Life and Achievements of William Thomson, …
MS Kelvin App. 56
Illustrated booklet published for the British Council by A.P. Young 1944. "Lord Kelvin, physicist, Mathematician, Engineer". 42-page biography with photographs, by A.P. Young
MS Kelvin App. 57
"The Chartered Engineer", vol. II, no. 9. October 1964. Article on Kelvin as natural philosopher by James A. McCash. With illustrations by Lord Kelvin's niece
MS Kelvin App. 58
Collin's Penny Library "The Life of Lord Kelvin". A 46 page general biography. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 59
"Kelvin - Master of Measurement". Pamphlet promoting 52-minute film of the same title. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 60
"Lord Kelvin, Master of Heat and Cold". Undated pamphlet by the Temperature Research Foundation of Kelvinator Corporation. Publicity material for the research foundation
MS Kelvin App. 61
Short biography of James Thomson, brother of Lord Kelvin, from the obituary notices of the proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 53. 1892
MS Kelvin App. 62
J.T. Bottomley and F.A. King "Thermal Radiation in absolute Measure at very low Temperatures". Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Vol. 208, pp. 349-379, June 27 1907
MS Kelvin App. 63
J.T. Bottomley, obituary. Reprint from proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1925-1926 session, vol. XLVI, part IV, 1926
MS Kelvin App. 64
Autograph letter signed, from Mildred Lee, niece of Lord Kelvin, to Lady Chalmers. Madeira. 14 March 1952
MS Kelvin App. 65
Kelvin and James White Ltd. employee's yearly friendly subscription register 1891-1902
MS Kelvin App. 66
Laboratory Staff Ledger 1897-1902
MS Kelvin App. 67
Drawing Office Ledger 1905-1911
MS Kelvin App. 68
See Photo A1.
MS Kelvin App. 69
See Photo A2.
MS Kelvin App. 70
See Photo A3.
MS Kelvin App. 71
See Photo A4.
MS Kelvin App. 72
See Photo A5.
MS Kelvin App. 74
See Photo A7.
MS Kelvin App. 75
See Photo A8.
MS Kelvin App. 76
See Photo A9.
MS Kelvin App. 77
See Photo A10.
MS Kelvin App. 78
Baroness Kelvin against Whyte, Thomson & Co., in action involving compass patents. Appendix for complainers and reclaimers. May 13 1908
MS Kelvin App. 79
R.K. Mills against Kelvin and James White Ltd. February 27 1912
MS Kelvin App. 80
R.K. Mills against Kelvin and James White Ltd. November 25 1912
MS Kelvin App. 81
R.K. Mills against Kelvin and James White Ltd. December 7 1912
MS Kelvin App. 82
Typescript copy of letter from W.T. Slater to A.P. Young. [S.l.]. 19 November 1946
MS Kelvin App. 83
Typescript letter signed, from A.P. Young to W.T. Slater. Borrowell, Kenilworth. 22 November 1946
MS Kelvin App. 84
Typescript letter signed, from W.T. Slater to A.P. Young. Kelvin Bottomley & Baird Ltd., Hillington, Glasgow, S.W.2. 11 September 1947
MS Kelvin App. 85
Typescript letter signed, from Miss Butchers to Miss Simpson. 2 Caxton Street, London, S.W.1. 16 September 1947
MS Kelvin App. 86
Typescript copy of letter from Miss L. Simpson to A.P. Young. [S.l.]. 19 September 1947
MS Kelvin App. 87
Photograph (1b) Multicellular electrostatic voltmeter. Kelvin, Bottomley and Baird
MS Kelvin App. 88
Photograph (1c) Multicellular electrostatic voltmeter. Kelvin, Bottomley and Baird
MS Kelvin App. 89
Photograph (3) Composite Balance
MS Kelvin App. 90
Photograph (4) Ampere balance no. 483. Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird
MS Kelvin App. 91
Photograph (5) Kelvin ampere balance
MS Kelvin App. 92
Typescript copy of letter from L.G.A. Sims to Kelvin and Hughes. The University, Southampton. 23 October 1953. Regarding company's history
MS Kelvin App. 93
Typescript copy of letter from G.B.G. Potter, Managing Director, to L.G.A. Sims. Kelvin and Hughes. 27 October 1953. Offering assistance
MS Kelvin App. 94
Typescript copy of letter from G.B.G. Potter to F.A. King, former joint Managing Director of Kelvin and Hughes. [S.l.]. 27 October 1953
MS Kelvin App. 95
Typescript copy of letter from L.G.A. Sims to G.B.G. Potter. The University, Southampton. 28 October 1953. Thanking him for his assistance
MS Kelvin App. 96
Typescript copy of letter from F.A. King to G.B.G. Potter. [S.l.]. 2 November 1953. Referring to Dr. J.T. Bottomley and his early work with Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 97
Typescript copy of letter from G.B.G. Potter, Managing Director, to L.G.A. Sims. [S.l.]. 4 November 1953. Stating that Glasgow University would be asked to help …
MS Kelvin App. 98
Typescript letter signed, from G.B.G. Potter to W.T. Slater. 2 Caxton Street, London, S.W.1. 4 November 1953. Regarding Sims' communication
MS Kelvin App. 99
Typescript copy of letter from L.G.A. Sims to G.B.G. Potter. The University, Southampton. 5 November 1953. Asking for information about the Mouse Mill and requesting a personal interview
MS Kelvin App. 100
Typescript copy of letter from F.A. King to L.G.A. Sims. [S.l.]. 12 November 1953. Suggesting a visit to the Institute of Electrical Engineer's headquarters and replying to Mouse Mill enquiry
MS Kelvin App. 101
Typescript copy of letter from W.T. Slater to P.I. Dee of Glasgow University. [S.l.]. 1 December 1953. Asking for material to be passed to Sims, particularly about …
MS Kelvin App. 102
Typescript letter signed, from J.T. Lloyd to W.T. Slater. The University, Glasgow. 4 December 1953. Promising co-operation with L.G.A. Sims
MS Kelvin App. 103
Typescript copy of letter from W.T. Slater to J.T. Lloyd. [S.l.]. 7 December 1953. Thanking him for his assistance
MS Kelvin App. 104
Typescript copy of letter from W.T. Slater to L.G.A. Sims. [S.l.]. 7 December 1953. Enclosing J.T. Lloyd's promise of co-operation
MS Kelvin App. 105
Typescript letter signed, from L.G.A. Sims to W.T. Slater. The University, Southampton. 10 December 1953. Letter of appreciation
MS Kelvin App. 106
Typescript letter signed, from L.G.A. Sims to W.T. Slater. The University, Southampton. 15 December 1953. Re. dispute as to origin of spinning coil apparatus
MS Kelvin App. 107
Typescript copy of letter from F.A. King to C.H. Wright. [S.l.]. 22 March 1954. Enquiry from John Mellanby regarding early Kelvin lighting systems
MS Kelvin App. 108
Autograph letter signed, from C.H. Wright to F.A. King. 28 Berryhill Drive, Giffnock, Glasgow. 4 April 1954. Re. early Kelvin lighting systems
MS Kelvin App. 109
Typescript copy of letter from F.A. King to J. Mellanby. [S.l.]. 13 April 1954. Concerning dearth of material on early electric light installations
MS Kelvin App. 110
Typescript memorandum signed, from F.A. King to Miss L. Simpson. [S.l.]. 18 June 1954. Kelvin-designed switches and fuses discovered in Edinburgh Museum
MS Kelvin App. 111
Drawing of Peterhouse branch of room switch installed 1883. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 112
Drawing of Kelvin system, lighting installed in James White's Glasgow factory in 1883. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 113
Photographs (2) of fusebox and photographs of Kelvin's switches and fuses
MS Kelvin App. 114
Typescript copy of letter from W.T. Slater to P.J. Robins. Kelvin Works, Hillington. 13 May 1955. Re. James White plaque
MS Kelvin App. 115/1
List of material concerning Lord Kelvin held by Glasgow University Archives
MS Kelvin App. 115/2
Article photocopied from Electronics & Power, January 10 1974. "Lord Kelvin and his measuring instruments" by J.T. Lloyd, pp. 16-19
MS Kelvin App. 115/3
List of University of Glasgow class tickets for students of Lord Kelvin in MS Kelvin, 1851-52, 1852-53, 1857-58, 1858-59, 1859-60
MS Kelvin App. 115/4
Incomplete list of Kelvin material in Glasgow University, dated 11 March 1968
MS Kelvin App. 115/5
Preliminary hand-list of manuscripts in Cambridge University Library re. Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin App. 115/6
List, prepared January 1968, describing briefly the departmental collection and Cambridge collection, plus remarks by J.T. Lloyd
MS Kelvin App. 115/7
List of Kelvin correspondence held by Department of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow University. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 115/8
List of letters to Lord Kelvin held in Natural Philosophy department of Glasgow University. Undated
MS Kelvin App. 115/9
List of main items in Kelvin papers. 21 January 1969
MS Kelvin App.115/10
List of letters from Lord Kelvin to Sir George Darwin. Given by Lady Darwin in November 1963
MS Kelvin App.115/11
Minutes of meeting of the Committee on the History of Science held 21 January 1969, with notes on a letter from J.T. Lloyd to Mr. R.O. McKenna
MS Kelvin App.115/12
Letter from P.I. Dee to R.O. McKenna. 20 December 1963. Re. Lady Darwin donation
MS Kelvin App.115/13
Miscellaneous material concerning letters relating to Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin App.115/14
Abstracts by J.T. Lloyd of letters from J.C. Maxwell to W. Thomson (6 copies). Undated
MS Kelvin B1
Autograph letter signed, from J.H. Balfour to William Thomson. 27 Inverleith Road, Edinburgh. 19 Dec. 1856. Would like to have samples of the mud from cable dredging
MS Kelvin B2
Autograph letter signed, from Jane Barnard to William Thomson. Royal Institution, London. 19 Dec. 1867. A box of crystals used in the researches of M. Faraday, has been left to Thomson in Mrs. …
MS Kelvin B3
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to A.W. Bennett. The University, Glasgow, 14th January 1872.
MS Kelvin B4
Autograph letter signed, from Joseph Louis François Bertrand to William Thomson. [S.l.]. Jan. 1864. Re. Severill's papers in the Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal
MS Kelvin B5
Autograph letter signed, from Bircham and Co. to William Thomson. 46 Parliament Street, Westminster, S.W. 4 Feb. 1867. Headed 'Hooper's Patents' acting for Mr [George] …
MS Kelvin B6
Autograph letter signed, from Bircham and Co. to [William Thomson?]. [S.l., s.d.]. Regarding the possible cancellation of an unidentified proposed agreement in a memorandum by Sir Richard Glass
MS Kelvin B7
Autograph letter signed, from A. & C. Black to I. Smith. Edinburgh. April 1860. Enclosing a letter dated 19th April 1860, which is apparently in Thomson's writing. …
MS Kelvin B8
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to A. & C. Black. 2 College, Glasgow. 19 April 1860. Concerning the encyclopaedia article referred to in MS Kelvin B7
MS Kelvin B9
Autograph letter signed, from J. Blair to William Thomson. 45 West Nile Street, Glasgow. 19 May 1862. Re. an assistant for Thomson. Had seen Mr. Tatlock, chief assistant to Dr. …
MS Kelvin B10
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. St. Peter's College. 17 July 1845. The Mathematical Journal - hopes Boole will contribute on Laplace equation. …
MS Kelvin B11
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. St. Peter's College. 19 July 1845. Modifications to the Laplace theorem
MS Kelvin B12
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. St. Peter's College. 27 July 1845. Further to MS Kelvin B11. Possible title of the journal - 'The Mathematical Journal'
MS Kelvin B13
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Knock, by Greenock. 2 Sep. 1845. Proofs for Boole. Details the first issue. Explains his work on …
MS Kelvin B14
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. St. Peter's College. 7 July 1846. Thanks for testimonial. Dates for his possible election. 'Your theorems are quite new to me'. …
MS Kelvin B15
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Knock, by Greenock. 2 Sep. 1846. Thanks for two papers. Will give testimonial for Boole. Advice on testimonials. The Glasgow election
MS Kelvin B16
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Glasgow College. 11 Sep. 1846. Arrived from Knock for the day, to hear the result of the election, and writes while waiting. …
MS Kelvin B17
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Knock, by Greenock. 26 Sep. 1846. Has sent testimonial to Boole and is anxious about it
MS Kelvin B18
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. College, Glasgow. 5 Feb. 1847. Offers help on unspecified matter. Comments on poor conditions in Ireland. Is much occupied
MS Kelvin B19
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. College, Glasgow. 21 Feb. 1847. Boole: Hargreaves: the Journal. Two papers from Cayley
MS Kelvin B20
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. College, Glasgow. 27 March 1847. Wants opinion on enclosed paper by Bronwin
MS Kelvin B21
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Glasgow College. 5 Dec. 1847. Thanks for 'Mathematical Analysis of Logic'. Hopes that Boole is not giving up mathematics. …
MS Kelvin B22
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. Glasgow College. 18 April 1848. Boole's paper on Calculus of Logic - November issue. Criticism of …
MS Kelvin B23
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. St. Peter's College. 5 May 1848. Notes on the printing of Boole's paper
MS Kelvin B24
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to George Boole. 2 College, Glasgow. 12 Dec. 1848. Wishes success as candidate for Irish professorship. Will advise on running classes. …
MS Kelvin B25
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson Bottomley to his uncle William Thomson. Hooper's Telegraph Works, Millwall, E. 22 Feb. 1873. Reporting the discovery …
MS Kelvin B26
Autograph letter signed 'K', from William Thomson to James Thomson Bottomley. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. [S.d.]. Concerning the decision by the Royal Navy to replace …
MS Kelvin B27
Typescript letter signed, from James Thomson Bottomley to S.B. Wilson. 13 University Gardens, Glasgow. 10 April 1908. Concerning arrangements for an exhibition …
MS Kelvin B28
Typescript copy of letter from James Thomson Bottomley to Henry Young. [S.l.]. 10 April 1908. Further arrangements for the exhibition
MS Kelvin B29
Autograph letter signed, from William Bottomley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1865. Wants Thomson to meet Charles Heap in London. Family news
MS Kelvin B30
Autograph letter signed, from William Bottomley to William Thomson. Belfast. 28 Oct. 1867. Discusses a possible scientific position for his son James (J.T.). Gives a resume of his academic training
MS Kelvin B31
Autograph letter signed, from William Bottomley to William Thomson. Belfast. 9 Nov. 1867. Thanks for reply. James is considering a post in China
MS Kelvin B32
Autograph letter signed, from William Bottomley to William Thomson. Belfast. 11 Nov. 1867. James not suitable for a career in mercantile business
MS Kelvin B33
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to his nephew [William Bottomley]. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 9 May 1890. Addressed to 'Willie' - almost certainly Bottomley. …
MS Kelvin B34
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Vernon Boys to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. South Kensington, S.W. 14 Dec. 1895. Elastic constants. His 'Cavendish Apparatus'
MS Kelvin B35
Autograph letter signed, from Alan Brebner to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 10 Hereford Road, Acton, London, W. 11 December 1903. Describing his divided eclipse group flashing light for lighthouse use
MS Kelvin B36
Draft of letter from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, to Alan Brebner. Acknowledgement of MS Kelvin B35 (written on verso of same)
MS Kelvin B37
Autograph letter signed, from D. Brewster to William Thomson. Ferntower, by Crieff. 11 October 1858. Thanks for manuscripts for North British Review
MS Kelvin B38
Autograph letter signed, from Sir Charles Tilston Bright to William Thomson. Liverpool. 7 March 1857. Refusal to consider using patent. 'Newall is getting on well now at Birkenhead.'
MS Kelvin B39
Autograph letter signed, from Sir Charles Tilston Bright to William Thomson. 22 Old Broad St. 5 May 1857. Plans for cable break. Rankine's views. Agamemnon preparations in dock completed. …
MS Kelvin B40
Autograph letter signed, from [Charles Tilston] Bright and [Latimer?] Clark to William Thomson. 1 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W. 17 Novr. 1862. White and Barr …
MS Kelvin B41
Letter from William Thomson to Rev. J. Collingwood Bruce. 2 College, Glasgow, April 4, 1853.
MS Kelvin B42
Account from John Bruce to William Thomson. 8 May 1864. An account for hay, straw and oats
MS Kelvin B43
Autograph letter signed, from J. Buchanan & Co., Carriage & Harness Manufactory, 339 St. Vincent St., Glasgow to William Thomson, 26 May 1863. Enclosing two accounts …
MS Kelvin C1
Autograph letter signed, from Hugh Longbourne Callendar to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Royal College of Science, South Kensington, London, S.W. 8 Jan. 1902. Advises …
MS Kelvin C2
Autograph letter signed, from J.M. Campbell to William Thomson. Laurel Bank, Partick. 20 August 1868. Encloses clipping (from Daily Telegraph) - letter by Ruskin on nationalisation of transport. …
MS Kelvin C3
Autograph letter signed, from S. Canning to William Thomson. 8 Kensington Garden Terrace. 16 Decr. 1865. Thomson's plan for cable handling. Detailed plans for raising cable. …
MS Kelvin C4
Autograph letter signed, from S. Canning to William Thomson. 8 Kensington Garden Terrace. 10 Feb. 1866. Suggesting Thomson's appointment as consultant electrician, …
MS Kelvin C5
Autograph letter signed, from S. Canning to William Thomson. 8 Kensington Garden Terrace. 17 Feb. 1866. Coming to Glasgow on 'begging expedition' for capital for new cable. …
MS Kelvin C6
Autograph letter signed, from S. Canning to William Thomson. The Manor House, Abbots Langley, Herts. 27 Nov. 1868. Manufacture of cable going well
MS Kelvin C7
Autograph letter signed, from Joao Carlos de Brito Capello to [William Thomson]. Observatorio do Infante D. Luz, Lisbonne. 28 February 1865. Thanks Thomson for …
MS Kelvin C8
Photocopy of letter from P. Cardew to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1882. On voltmeters and Potentiometer method
MS Kelvin C9
Autograph letter signed, from Louis P. Casella to J.T. Bottomley. London, E.C. 18 Decr. 1877. On production of a new thermometer to replace broken one
MS Kelvin C10
Autograph letter signed, from Arthur Cayley to William Thomson. Osborne Buildings. 14 Dec. 1855. Questions the correctness of a theorem on equation theory
MS Kelvin C11
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Arthur Cayley. 2 College, Glasgow. 17 Dec. 1855. Beginning of reply to MS Kelvin C10
MS Kelvin C12
Autograph letter signed, from Valentino Cerruti to William Thomson. Rome. 31 December 1876. Concerning debate over Cerruti's work on Les mouvements apériodiques des systèmes des points matériels. …
MS Kelvin C13
Copy of statement from Charles Chree, Superintendent. Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey. December 1898. Specifying that Kelvin's 10 inch compass by J. White of …
MS Kelvin C14
Copy of statement from Charles Chree, Superintendent. Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey. December 1898. Specifying that Kelvin's 12 inch compass by J. White of …
MS Kelvin C15
Typescript copy of letter from Charles Chree to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey. 27 December 1898. Explains policy of the Kew Committee …
MS Kelvin C16
Typescript copy of letter from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, to Charles Chree. Netherhall, Largs. 29 Dec. 1898. Detailed comments and suggestions re. the acceptable specification of compasses
MS Kelvin C17
Typescript copy of letter from Charles Chree to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey. 30 Dec. 1898. Is sending Thomson's letter to the Kew Committee
MS Kelvin C18
Typescript copy of letter from Charles Chree to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey. 4 January 1899. Requests Thomson's views regarding the ideal period for a compass. …
MS Kelvin C19
Autograph letter signed, from George Chrystal to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Royal Society of Edinburgh. 23 Dec. 1904. Concerning Thomson's paper which is to …
MS Kelvin C20
Typescript letter signed, from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, to George Chrystal. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 16 Jan. 1905. "Dictated to the dest of ny tresent steaking tower". …
MS Kelvin C21
Autograph letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 16 Nov. 1903. Concerning sounding machines. Mentions W. Reid; Sir W. Wharton and Captain Henderson
MS Kelvin C22
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 7 Dec. 1906. Knife-edged cradle and liquid compasses. Mentions Captain Angus, Kean, Captain Chetwynd, Dr. …
MS Kelvin C23
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 14 Dec. 1906. Concerning compass designs, the Admiralty and Captain Chetwynd. …
MS Kelvin C24/1
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 16 March 1907. On liquid and pontoon compasses. Mentions Capt. Chetwynd, Dr. …
MS Kelvin C24/2
Typescript letter from Frank Clark to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 18 Mar. 1907. Reply typed on original letter from William Thomson
MS Kelvin C25/1
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 30 March 1907. On plans for reducing vibrations affecting compasses
MS Kelvin C25/2
Typescript letter from Frank Clark to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 2 April 1907. Reply typed on original letter from William Thomson. On plans for new suspensions, springs
MS Kelvin C26
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 30 April 1907. Concerning Capt. Chetwynd's patent for a special lubber point
MS Kelvin C27/1
Typescript letter signed Kelvin, from William Thomson to Frank Clark. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 27 July 1907. Concerning liquid compasses for fishing boats. Capt. Chetwynd and Capt. Oliver mentioned
MS Kelvin C27/2
Typescript letter from Frank Clark to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 30 July 1907. Reply typed on original letter from William Thomson. On supply of liquid …
MS Kelvin C28
Autograph letter signed, from Latimer Clark to William Thomson. 1 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W. 26 May 1863. Is pleased with Thomson's galvanometers. Suggests …
MS Kelvin C29
Autograph letter signed, from Latimer Clark to William Thomson. 5 Westminster Chambers, Victoria Street, S.W. 17 August 1868. Proposed Thomson should become 'consultant …
MS Kelvin C30
Autograph letter signed, from A.R. Clarke to William Thomson. Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. 17 Sept. 1868. Detailed enquiry on the determination of the longtitudes …
MS Kelvin C31
Autograph letter signed, from A.R. Clarke to William Thomson. Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. 29 March 1869. Scheme for indicating longtitude by a clock sounding over a line to a relay. …
MS Kelvin C32
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Bellamy Clifton to William Thomson. Oxford. 16 Sept. 1867. On sufficient accommodation for Physics department at Oxford. Details …
MS Kelvin C33
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Henry Cobbold to William Thomson. Brosely Rectory, Salop. 4 Febr. 1867. On Peterhouse boat race and crew
MS Kelvin C34
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Wilkinson Cookson to William Thomson. St. Peters College Lodge, Cambridge. 7 Dec. 1868. On a syndicate being formed to look …
MS Kelvin C35
Autograph letter signed, from Ralph Copeland to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. 20 July 1897. Details of the time of reception of the …
MS Kelvin C36
Autograph letter signed, from A. Coventry to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 6 March 1868. On Thomson's consideration of the Edinburgh principalship
MS Kelvin C37
Draft reply to MS Kelvin C36, from William Thomson to A. Coventry. [S.l.]. 7 March 1868
MS Kelvin C38
Autograph letter signed, from James Croll to William Thomson. Geological Survey Office, Edinburgh. 16 Oct. 1871. Concerning ocean-currents, and asking for comments on his paper re. …
MS Kelvin D1
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Da Cunha. The University, Glasgow. 17 Jan. 1881. Letter of introduction for George Darwin, son of Charles Darwin. …
MS Kelvin D2
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Dalglish to William Thomson. House of Commons. 17 June 1872. Arranging to meet Thomson in the House of Commons re. presentation to Alexander Bain
MS Kelvin D3
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Largs. 11 Sept. 1877. Concerning proof corrections. Mentions Professor Stokes
MS Kelvin D4
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Catherine Lodge. 28 Oct. 1878. On secular cooling, and the effect of viscosity on obliquity of the ecliptic
MS Kelvin D5
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Catherine Lodge. 30 Oct. 1878. On the mechanical energy of the solar system. Mentions …
MS Kelvin D6
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 'Train to Glasgow'. 4 Nov. 1878. Concerning lunar gravity, Siemens level. Includes sketch of earlier gravitational machine. …
MS Kelvin D7
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 7 Nov. 1878. Concerning tidal viscosity
MS Kelvin D8
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 8 Jan. 1879. Is re-editing the Thomson and Tait Treatise. Working …
MS Kelvin D9
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 11 May 1879. Gravity measurement - relected spot. Temperature effects. …
MS Kelvin D10
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 15 June 1879. Concerning Fitzroy's tidal observations of the Keeling Islands. …
MS Kelvin D11
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 2 July [1879]. Her husband [William Thomson] is to go to London for telephone trial
MS Kelvin D12
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 15 August [1879]. Arrangements for a visit by George Darwin
MS Kelvin D13
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 17 Aug. 1879. Regarding Darwin's experiments on terrestrial …
MS Kelvin D14
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 20 August [1879]. Concerning Darwin's visit. The grant
MS Kelvin D15
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 27 Sept. [1879]. Forwards a letter. Thomson's paper on 'heat' proceeding slowly. …
MS Kelvin D16
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Largs. 22 March [1880]. Describing Lord Sackville's visit. Thomson is to lecture in Largs
MS Kelvin D17
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 6 April [1880]. On Darwin's poor health. Plans for the summer, the Elections, the Murray Lecture. …
MS Kelvin D18
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Scilly Isles. 22 Aug. 1880. Itinary. 'The awful infinity threatens quite a revolution in vortex motion'. …
MS Kelvin D19
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Knowsley, Prescot. 26 Dec. [1880]. Darwin's father's health
MS Kelvin D20
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Druid's Cross, Wavertree, Liverpool. 29 Dec. [1880]. Refers to Cape Steamers. Hotels for Darwin in Madeira. …
MS Kelvin D21
Autograph letter signed Eric N. Noble for William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 11 Jan. 1881. Stokes, the Royal Society. Setting up a tide gauge at Madeira. …
MS Kelvin D22
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 17 Jan. [1881]. Concerning letters of introduction to Mr Hinton and the Consul (Madeira). …
MS Kelvin D23
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 9 Feb. 1881. Concerning the tidal gauge and the Clyde gauges. Darwin now in Madeira
MS Kelvin D24
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 3 May 1881. Problem about sound travelling vertically
MS Kelvin D25
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 17 June [1881]. Her husband has not time to deal with the 'air problem' yet. …
MS Kelvin D26
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 21 June [1881]. Forwards a letter. Mentions Glaisher
MS Kelvin D27
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Portsmouth. 21 July [1881]. Mr Glaisher, 'old Glaisher', Dr Ball, Prof. Henry Smith and …
MS Kelvin D28
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Grand Hotel, Trafalgar Square, London. 26 Oct. [1881]. Visit to Cambridge. The Faucett's and Cayley mentioned. …
MS Kelvin D29
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 4 Novr. [1881]. On W. Preece giving a lecture at Glasgow University. Mrs. Jebb mentioned
MS Kelvin D30
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 6 Nov. [1881]. Encloses work for checking. Hopes the electric …
MS Kelvin D31
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 8 Nov. 1881. Corrections and comments on articles
MS Kelvin D32
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 16 Novr. 1881. Thanking Darwin for his help. Details of proofs
MS Kelvin D33
Autograph letter signed, from Frances Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 8 Decr. [1881]. Concerning Cayley's trip to America. Mentions the Hopkinsons and the Jebbs
MS Kelvin D34
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. C/o A.H. Brown, Druid's Cross, Wavertree, Liverpool. 26 Dec. 1881. Concerning the earth's consolidation. …
MS Kelvin D35
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Druid's Cross. 28 Dec. [1881]. Regarding proofs. On the earth's consolidation. Favours 50 x 10[superscript 6] years
MS Kelvin D36
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Liverpool. 30 Dec. 1881. Details of proofs for printing by Clay
MS Kelvin D37
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Mere Old Hall, Knutsford. 1 Jan. 1882. Has dispatched Mathematical and Physics papers to Clay the Printer
MS Kelvin D38/1
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson. University Press, Cambridge. 2 Jan. 1882. Query about treatment of solidus (T and T)
MS Kelvin D38/2
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. [S.l.]. 3 Jan. 1882. Reply written on original letter from Sir George Howard Darwin. Reply to MS Kelvin D38, Item 1
MS Kelvin D39
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Liverpool. 8 Jan. 1882. More corrections for Clay
MS Kelvin D40
Autograph letter signed, from John Rennie on behalf of William Thomson, to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 27 Jan. 1882. Forwarding Prof. Stokes' letter
MS Kelvin D41
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 30 Jan. 1882. On Darwin's passing the Tripos. More work done on 'T and T'. …
MS Kelvin D42
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 15 Feb. 1882. Has told Clay to send Darwin what he has ready of 'T and T'. …
MS Kelvin D43
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 20 May [1882]. Is working on patent. Discusses 'T and T' and the age of the earth
MS Kelvin D44
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 22 May [1882]. Regarding placing of 'tides' in the book
MS Kelvin D45
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 23 May [1882]. Roberts and the Hoogly Tides. Advises Darwin …
MS Kelvin D46
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 25 May [1882]. Concerning tidal friction. Mentions Adams
MS Kelvin D47/1
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson. Down Beckenham. 28 May 1882. On tidal reports, fortnightly tables. Mentions Mr. Roberts
MS Kelvin D47/2
Autograph letter from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. [S.l.]. c.29 May 1882. Reply written on original letter from Sir George Howard Darwin. Reply …
MS Kelvin D48
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W. 30 May [1882]. On harmonic analysis. Discusses Adam's work. Mentions Rennie
MS Kelvin D49
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 4 June [1882]. Advice on the selection of a station to give results for fortnightly tides
MS Kelvin D50
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Lamlash. 11 June 1882. Proof slips for 'T and T' accidentally left at Largs
MS Kelvin D51
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 15 June 1882. On the mean longtitude of the moon. Rennie is to write to Major Baird. …
MS Kelvin D52
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Gareloch. 21 June 1882. Error in his directions to Major Baird regarding the mean longtitude of the moon. …
MS Kelvin D53
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 22 June 1882. On tidal reductions
MS Kelvin D54
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Greenock. 24 June 1882. Corrections on 'mean moon'. Mention Major Baird, Hopkins and Gauss
MS Kelvin D55
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Greenock. 25 June 1882. Explanation of 'mean perigee'
MS Kelvin D56
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 30 June 1882. Results of fortnightly tides, corrections to preface. …
MS Kelvin D57
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Greenock. 4 July 1882. More corrections. Mentions Adams
MS Kelvin D58
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Crinan Bay. 9 July 1882. Urging Darwin to give a B.A. lecture on tides and rigidity of the earth. …
MS Kelvin D59
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 19 July 1882. Concerning the deformation of the earth by air pressure. Roberts theory. …
MS Kelvin D60
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 20 July 1882. On the slope of liquids and solids due to gravity
MS Kelvin D61
Autograph letter from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 20 July 1882. Bad weather has delayed sailing. Discusses treatment for rigid solids
MS Kelvin D62
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 21 July 1882. Further on proportion of slope. Adds more on reverse of envelope. Mentions Blackburn and Fourier
MS Kelvin D63
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Royal Hotel, Portree. 25 July 1882. Describing sail through the Kyles of Skye, the Lalla Rookh now grounded on Scapa. …
MS Kelvin D64
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 30 July 1882. On the death of Frank Balfour. Robert's mistaken tidal calculations
MS Kelvin D65
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 1 Aug. 1882. Discussing the 'plane problem', the deformation …
MS Kelvin D66
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 2 Aug. 1882. Returns proofs, more corrections and arrangements. …
MS Kelvin D67
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson and F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Skipness, Argyllshire. 14 Aug. 1882. Has finished volume 1 of collected papers. …
MS Kelvin D68
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 30 Sept. 1882. More corrections on tides
MS Kelvin D69/1
Fragment of letter from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.11 Sept. 1882. Darwin on tidal questions
MS Kelvin D69/2
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Grand Hotel, Trafalgar Square, London, W.C. c.12 Sept. 1882. Reply to MS Kelvin 69, Item 1, partly written on same. …
MS Kelvin D70
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Peterhouse Lodge, Cambridge. 30 Oct. 1882. Is staying with Stokes, will meet Darwin in London
MS Kelvin D71
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 8 Novr. 1882. On damping fluids for compass bowls. Details for the preface to 'T and T'. …
MS Kelvin D72
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 27 Novr. 1882. Arranging a visit to Largs by Darwin. Discusses the preface for 'T and T'. …
MS Kelvin D73
Postcard from F. Thomson and William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 'Train Liverpool to Glasgow'. 4 Dec. 1882. Gives address of a London watchmaker. More on tides
MS Kelvin D74
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 6 Dec. 1882. Has written to Porter supporting Darwin's application. …
MS Kelvin D75
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Prescot. 25 Dec. 1882. Has sent letters to remaining 6 electors. Is fitting Fairy Swan lights with Lord Sackville
MS Kelvin D76
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 13 Jan. 1883. Forwards a letter to Farel. Has had acknowledgements …
MS Kelvin D77
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 19 Feb. 1883. On his Smith's Prize paper on kinetics. Discusses …
MS Kelvin D78
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 8 Mar. 1883. Concerning Gauss and terrestrial magnetism. The Gravity Unit and 'T and T'
MS Kelvin D79
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 9 March 1883. Has received the index to 'T and T'. Rennie is editing the remaining work. …
MS Kelvin D80
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 30 March 1883. Concerning Laplaces' work
MS Kelvin D81
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 1 Oct. 1883. On Roberts and the 'correctd epoches'. The 1876 Report
MS Kelvin D82
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 'Train to Birmingham'. 2 Oct. 1883. Roberts, the 1872 and 1876 reports
MS Kelvin D83
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 21 Nov. 1883. Is going to Peterhouse to settle details of the electric lighting. …
MS Kelvin D84
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 2 Dec. 1883. Concerning an umbrella left in Cambridge
MS Kelvin D85
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Baltimore. 7 Oct. [1884]. Has had good voyage. News of Thomson's successful lecture tour
MS Kelvin D86
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 20 Nov. 1884. His reasons for allegiance to Glasgow. Canadian …
MS Kelvin D87
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 7 Dec. 1884. Thinks Stokes should get the Cavendish Professorship, failing him, J. …
MS Kelvin D88
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 12 Dec. [1884]. Is to visit Peterhouse. She thinks Prof. Tait should get the Cavendish Chair. …
MS Kelvin D89
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Knowsley, Prescot. 26 Dec. [1884]. Is greatly upset by J.J. Thomson's appointment. Rayleigh is also grieved. …
MS Kelvin D90
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Druids' Cross, Wavertree, Liverpool. 27 Dec. 1884. On the foundations of a Readership in Experimental Physics at Cambridge. …
MS Kelvin D91
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Druids' Cross, Wavertree, Liverpool. 30 Dec. 1884. On the preparation of a memorial for Glazebrook. …
MS Kelvin D92
A draft memorial to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge. 1 January 1885. Requesting Readership for Glazebrook. Signed by William Thomson, Sir George Howard Darwin, R. …
MS Kelvin D93
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Portsmouth. 16 July 1885. On Darwin's chapter on tidal instruments. The India Office machine's construction. …
MS Kelvin D94
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Haddo House, Aberdeen. 13 Sept. [1885]. Concerning Darwin's family. Invitation to Darwin to …
MS Kelvin D95
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow University. 21 Feb. 1886. On Darwin's ill health, the Italian tide curves and new instruments
MS Kelvin D96
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 27 April 1886. Will scarcely be attending the B.A. this year. Electric measuring instruments. …
MS Kelvin D97
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 5 June 1886. On matter, gravity and solar energy
MS Kelvin D98
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 5 Aug. 1887. On the government's withdrawal from the International Bureau. …
MS Kelvin D99
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 9 Sept. 1887. Tidal differences and barometer pressure. Stokes …
MS Kelvin D100
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 14 Jan. 1888. Concerning Darwin's brother [Francis?] and …
MS Kelvin D101
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 24 March 1888. 'Private & Confidential'. Truck with 'load' has arrived - but Darwin has not to inform Royal Society members
MS Kelvin D102
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 24 March 1888. On Professor Ritter's meteor paper
MS Kelvin D103
6 April 1888. Printed note from the Royal Society asking for a report in accordance with grant regulations. 6 April 1888. Reverse side, note from William Thomson …
MS Kelvin D104
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Harold Darwin. Knowsley, Prescot. 23 Dec. 1888. Has written to [C.V.?] Stanford on the foundation of the C. …
MS Kelvin D105
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Harold Darwin. Glasgow University. 11 March 1889. Is to visit Cambridge. Wants to meet Glazebrook to settle proposal about Adams prize
MS Kelvin D106
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. [9 June 1889?] Regarding a drawing of the meteorite mentioned in the "Good Words" article. …
MS Kelvin D107
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 24 Feb. 1890. Recognition for the work of Colonel Baird. Signed by Thomson
MS Kelvin D108
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 'Train from Ed.' 9 Feb. 1892. Discusses various candidates for Lowdean and Observatory posts. …
MS Kelvin D109
Autograph letter signed 'F.A. Kelvin', from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 8 Aug. 1893. Her husband [William Thomson] will …
MS Kelvin D110
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Newnham Grange, Cambridge. 2 Feb. 1894. On the strains in a cooling sphere
MS Kelvin D111
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 3 February 1894. Description of the process in the cooling of a globe. …
MS Kelvin D112
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Newnham Grange, Cambridge. 4 Feb. 1894. On the Fisher-Reade argument. He …
MS Kelvin D113
Postcard from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Glasgow. 5 Feb. 1894. Corrections for letter of 3 Feb. 1894 (MS Kelvin D111)
MS Kelvin D114
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 6 February 1894. On elastic stress. Experimenting using granite globes. …
MS Kelvin D115
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 7 February 1894. Concerning Hopkin's report on the …
MS Kelvin D116
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Oxenfoord Castle, Dalkeith. 29 March 1894. On Darwin's illness, Thomson is to visit him. …
MS Kelvin D117
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 16 Sept. 1894. Has returned from holidaying abroad. Joined by …
MS Kelvin D118
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 6 Feb. 1896. On Darwin being upset by an article in the Spectator on the Argon Question, by Ramsay. …
MS Kelvin D119
Postcard signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 28 Chester Square, S.W. 10 July 1897. Asking for information on Darwin's estimate of …
MS Kelvin D120
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Newnham Grange, Cambridge. 11 July 1897. Quotes Phil. Trans. Pt. 2, 1897 in answer to MS Kelvin D119
MS Kelvin D121
Fragment of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 23 March 1898. Cannot be in London to vote for Darwin's brother [Francis?], but wishes him success. …
MS Kelvin D122
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 4 April 1898. On Hopkins and the hydrodynamical problem
MS Kelvin D123
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 11 April 1898. Concerning the rigidifying effect of pressure on liquid rock. …
MS Kelvin D124
Autograph letter signed 'K', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Farringford, Freshwater, I.W. 3 June 1898. Advises on fees for consulting. Is working on the Baltimore Lectures. …
MS Kelvin D125
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. The University, Glasgow. 9 Nov. 1898. Has received Darwin's book The Tides
MS Kelvin D126
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 6 Feb. 1900. Thomson's dislike of the present Cambridge examination system, mentions Maude, Darwin's wife
MS Kelvin D127
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 15 Eaton Place, London, S.W. 20 May 1901. Has been reading Muirhead's Life of …
MS Kelvin D128
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 6 Dec. 1901. On Hough's recommendation for membership of the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin D129
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 13 March 1902. Thanks for details of "affair" unspecified. Darwin to visit Egypt or Peru
MS Kelvin D130
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 8 Feb. 1903. On Darwin's application for the Lucasian Chair. …
MS Kelvin D131
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 10 Feb. 1903. Effects in Cambridge of Darwin changing …
MS Kelvin D132
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 10 April 1905. On Thomson's recovery from an operation
MS Kelvin D133
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 6 Feb. 1906. Asking Darwin to vote for J.T. Bottomley …
MS Kelvin D134
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 12 Nov. 1906. On the reorganisation of the Mathematical Tripos at Cambridge. …
MS Kelvin D135
Autograph letter signed, from Sir George Howard Darwin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Newnham Grange, Cambridge. 16 May 1907. Appreciation of an article. "It …
MS Kelvin D136
Autograph letter signed, from F. Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 17 Feb. 1907. Her husband [William Thomson] will sign for a Civil List Pension for Lady Foster
MS Kelvin D137
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 23 Sep. 1907. Is gratified by Darwin's appreciation of him in his preface. …
MS Kelvin D138
Autograph letter signed, from Rev. E. Davys to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Lee on the Solent, Gosport, Hants. 26 Sep. 1898. Asking Thomson to read his paper on evolutionist principles. …
MS Kelvin D139
Autograph letter signed, from B. Dawson to William Thomson. British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company (Limited), Valencia Station. 3 Sep. 1857. Has been obstructed …
MS Kelvin D140
Autograph letter signed, from John C. Deane to William Thomson. Anglo American Telegraph Company Limited, 26 Old Broad St., London, E.C. 2 Feb. 1867. Is pleased with cables and will send cheque. …
MS Kelvin D141
Autograph letter signed, from John C. Deane to William Thomson. Anglo American Telegraph Company Limited, 26 Old Broad St., London, E.C. 8 Feb. 1868. He wishes to come to amicable terms. …
MS Kelvin D142
Autograph letter signed, from Johann Friedrich Georg Dellmann to William Thomson. Kreuznach. 14 Feb. 1857. On the publication of a description of a measuring instrument, …
MS Kelvin D143
Autograph letter signed, from Johann Friedrich Georg Dellmann to William Thomson. Kreuznach. 20 Feb. 1865. Dellmann has demonstrated Thomson's electrometer in Frankfurt am Main and in Giessen. …
MS Kelvin D144
Autograph letter signed, from Johann Friedrich Georg Dellmann to William Thomson. Kreuznach. 22 Feb. 1867. Discusses arrangements for transporting one of Thomson's …
MS Kelvin D145
Autograph letter signed, from Johann Friedrich Georg Dellmann to William Thomson. Kreuznach. 2 Sept. 1867. Thanks Thomson for the mirror electrometer which has now arrived. …
MS Kelvin D146
Autograph letter signed, from Archibald Denny to William Thomson. William Denny & Brothers, Leven Ship Yard, Dumbarton. 13 Dec. 1886. On the angle of a wave generated …
MS Kelvin D147
Autograph letter signed, from Jules Despecher to William Thomson. Paris. 19 December 1865. Would like a copy of Thomson's account of the Great Eastern voyage
MS Kelvin D148
Autograph letter signed, from James Douglas Hamilton Dickson to G. Green. 6 Cranmer Road, Cambridge. 13 Dec. 1907. Sympathy to William Thomson and his wife on their illness. …
MS Kelvin D149
Typescript letter signed from George Green for William Thomson, to James Douglas Hamilton Dickson. [S.l.]. 16 Dec. 1907. Thomson is too ill to receive the message of sympathy (MS Kelvin D148)
MS Kelvin D150
Autograph letter signed, from [?] Douglas to William Thomson. Calcutta. 19 Feb. 1863. Has received the electrometer and requires more instruments. Mentions Col. …
MS Kelvin D151
Autograph letter signed, from [?] Douglas to William Thomson. Calcutta. 9 July 1863. Requests advice on insulation and standard resistance. Electrometers and cable laying. …
MS Kelvin D152
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Duboscque-Soleil. No.2 College, Glasgow. 3 March 1851. Regarding his order for instruments which have not yet been tested. …
MS Kelvin D153
Rough draft of letter from William Thomson toDuboscque-Soleil. Belfast. 16 Oct. 1851. On sending instruments and difficulties with Customs and Excise
MS Kelvin D154
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Duboscque-Soleil. No.2 College, Glasgow. 27 Oct. 1851. On Thomson's express orders about Customs being ignored, and his request …
MS Kelvin D155
Typescript letter signed, from John Duckitt, Secretary, to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, 1 St. Nicholas …
MS Kelvin D156
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to John Duckitt, Secretary, North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders. 15 Eaton Place, S. …
MS Kelvin E1
Autograph letter signed, from M.G. Easton to William Thomson. Manse, Darvel, by Kilmarnock. 19 March 1866. Submits plan by a local man for a perpetual motion machine. …
MS Kelvin E2
Drawing of perpetual motion machine, referred to in MS Kelvin E1, by unnamed inhabitant of Darvel. Annotated by M.G. Easton
MS Kelvin E3
Autograph letter signed, from Geo. Elliot to William Thomson. Houghton Hall, Fence Houses. 19 Sept. 1863.
MS Kelvin E4
Autograph letter signed, from Geo. Elliot to William Thomson. Grand Hotel, Harrogate. 26 Sept. 1863.
MS Kelvin E5
Autograph letter signed, from Geo. Elliot to William Thomson. Office, 23 Great George St., Westminster, S.W. 7 Jan. 1864.
MS Kelvin E6
Autograph letter signed, from Joseph David Everett to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Co., Windsor, N.L. 24 Aug. 1860. Has returned from USA. Describes the …
MS Kelvin E7
Autograph letter signed, from W.E. Everett to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London. 10 March 1858. Giving his opinion of a brake mechanism submitted by W. Thomson
MS Kelvin F1
Autograph letter signed, from Sir William Fairbairn to William Thomson. Manchester. 16 Sept. 1865. Thanks for Thomson's papers on electric telegraph, electric conductivity …
MS Kelvin F2
Autograph letter signed, from Sir William Fairbairn to William Thomson. Manchester. 7 Oct. 1865. More on the SS Great Eastern's disastrous cable laying venture. …
MS Kelvin F3
Autograph letter signed, from P.W. Feddersen to William Thomson. Leipzig. 19 March 1866. On damping resistance in oscillatory circuit with formula
MS Kelvin F4
Autograph letter signed, from Cyrus West Field to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London. 15 March 1862. Asks W. Thomson to attend …
MS Kelvin F5
Autograph letter signed, from Cyrus West Field to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London. 29 August 1863. Encloses 2 reports [unsigned …
MS Kelvin F6
Autograph letter signed, from Cyrus West Field to William Thomson. Palace Hotel, Buckingham Gate. 18 Jan. 1866. He is anxious to discuss the Atlantic Telegraph with Thomson. …
MS Kelvin F7
Autograph letter signed, from Cyrus West Field to William Thomson. 'Private'. Palace Hotel, Buckingham Gate, London. 19 Jan. 1866. Encloses a copy of a letter from …
MS Kelvin F8
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Cyrus West Field. Glasgow University. 24 Jan. 1866. Approves of Mr. Willoughby Smith's plan. Refers to his report to the Atlantic Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin F9
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Cyrus West Field. 'Private'. Glasgow University. 24 Jan. 1866. States that he would become consulting electrician to the Atlantic Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin F10
Autograph letter signed, from Cyrus West Field to William Thomson. Palace Hotel, Buckingham Gate, London. 25 Jan. 1866. Has received letters (MS Kelvin F8, F9). …
MS Kelvin F11
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Martyn Field to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Co., London. 24 June 1867. Is returning to USA, thanks Thomson for his hospitality. …
MS Kelvin F12
Autograph letter signed, from Frederick William Lewis Fischer (or Wilhelm Ferdinand Ludwig) to William Thomson. St. Andrews. 23 April 1860. Is trying to establish …
MS Kelvin F13
Autograph letter signed, from Frederick William Lewis Fischer (or Wilhelm Ferdinand Ludwig) to William Thomson. 'Private'. St. Andrews. 13 Oct. 1868. Principal Forbes of St. …
MS Kelvin F14
Autograph letter signed, from Frederick William Lewis Fischer (or Wilhelm Ferdinand Ludwig) to William Thomson. St. Andrews. 19 Oct. 1868. Has received no reply to MS Kelvin F13. Gives another copy
MS Kelvin F15
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Francis Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 10 Nov. 1898. Explains the perturbations propogated from a sphere oscillating …
MS Kelvin F16
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Francis Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 14 Nov. 1898. More on rotary oscillations. Mentions experiment with an exploding balloon. …
MS Kelvin F17
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Francis Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 23 Nov. 1898. 'I am becoming... more and more coerced towards the belief …
MS Kelvin F18
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Francis Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 28 Nov. 1898. Short note on the undulatory theory of light and the dynamical theory of E and M. …
MS Kelvin F19
Autograph letter signed, from P. Fitzgerald, Knight of Kerry, to William Thomson. Valencia. 29 Jan. 1866. Concerning news of the Telegraph. Mentions Cyrus Field
MS Kelvin F20
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to William Fleming. St. Peter's College, Cambridge. 26 May 1846. Announcing his candidature for the chair of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow
MS Kelvin F21
Autograph letter signed, from Andrew Bell to William Fleming. 6 Nelson Street, Edinburgh. 15 June 1846. Announcing his candidature for the chair of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow
MS Kelvin F22
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson (Snr.) to William Fleming. College, Glasgow. 20 June 1846. Concerning his son's application for election
MS Kelvin F23
Autograph letter signed, from Andrew Bell to William Fleming. 6 Nelson St., Edinburgh. 11 July 1846. Is forwarding his testimonials
MS Kelvin F24
Autogrpah letter signed, from David Gray to William Fleming. Marischal College. 29 July 1846. Announcing his candidature for the chair of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow
MS Kelvin F25
Autograph letter signed, from William Angus to William Fleming. Boghall, Ayr. 8 August 1846. Recommending Prof. Gray for the Chair of Natural Philosophy. Mentions Dr. Meikleham and Dr. Hunter
MS Kelvin F26
Autograph letter signed, from Andrew Bell to William Fleming. 6 Nelson Street, Edinburgh. 20 Augt. 1846. Encloses a copy of a supplementary testimonial from Prof. Kelland
MS Kelvin F27
Autograph letter signed, from Thomas Miller to William Fleming. Falkland House, Ayr. 24 August 1846. Application to the chair of Natural Philosophy
MS Kelvin F28
Autograph letter signed, from J. Forsyth to William Fleming. Aberdeen. 31 August 1846. Recommending Prof. Gray for the Chair of Natural Philosophy
MS Kelvin F29
Autograph letter, from D. Gray to William Fleming. Marischal College. 31 August 1846. Is forwarding further testimonials to support his application for the chair
MS Kelvin F30
Autograph letter signed, from Andrew Bell to William Fleming. 6 Nelson Street, Edinburgh. 5 Sept. 1846. Is forwarding further testimonials to support his application for the chair
MS Kelvin F31
Autograph letter signed, from Alicia Forbes to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Has received a letter from Sir C. Lyle who is indignant at the attitude of the Royal Society to articles by Prof. …
MS Kelvin F32
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. Stranraer. 4 Augt. 1854. On Mrs. Thomson's ill-health. Mentions Dr. Simpson
MS Kelvin F33
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1857. Prof. Blackburn has been requested to examine Mr. Lang's Paper by the Council of the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin F34
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. Pitlochry. 7 Augt. 1857. On telegraphic link to Ireland being completed. Is uneasy about Lang's paper for the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin F35
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. Pitlochry. 9 Sept. 1857. Has received Mr. Fay's Paper. Describes the Dublin B.A. meeting. Mentions the Royal Society, Prof. …
MS Kelvin F36
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. Pitlochry. 22 May 1859. Concerning the deaths of Leslie Ellis and J. Welsh of the Kew Observatory
MS Kelvin F37
Autograph letter signed, from James David Forbes to William Thomson. St. Andrews. 23 May 1865. On Thomson's paper for the Royal Society on Glacier Motion. Recommends him to read Fresen's Memoirs. …
MS Kelvin F38
Autograph letter signed, from H. Forde to William Thomson. 9 Popes Head Alley. 21 Decr. 1868. Will send weekly report. Henley's tanks are full of Persian Gulf Cable
MS Kelvin F39
Autograph letter signed, from H. Forde to William Thomson. 6 Duke Street, Adelphi, London. 12 April 1869. A statement of Thomson's account with Forde & Fleming Jenkin Ltd. 1867
MS Kelvin F40
Autograph letter signed, from H. Forde to William Thomson. 7 Popes Head Alley. 19 April 1869. Sir J. Anderson wants to know if Thomson will be on board the S.S. Great Eastern, during cable laying
MS Kelvin F41/1
Autograph letter signed, from P.J. Freyer to G. Green. 27 Harley Street, Cavendish Square, W. 11 December 1907. On the serious illness of William Thomson and his wife. Asks for news
MS Kelvin F41/2
Autograph letter from G. Green to P.J. Freyer. [S.l.]. 12 Dec. 1907. Reply written on original letter from P.J. Freyer. William Thomson's illness is very serious, he has a chill of the liver. …
MS Kelvin F42
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Edmund Froude to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Admiralty Experiment Works, Haslar, Gosport. 7 Jan. 1905. Concerning hull-shape and the streamlining of ships. …
MS Kelvin F43
Typescript copy of letter from William Thomson to Robert Edmund Froude. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 11 Jan. 1905. On hull-shapes for battleships and liners
MS Kelvin F44
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to William Froude. [S.l., s.d.]. Gives details of a transverse screw and asks what force it will give to turning a ship. Wants a telegraphed reply
MS Kelvin F45
Telegram from William Froude to William Thomson. Cambridge. 2 Nov. 1872. Telegraph reply to MS Kelvin F44. He cannot easily give propulsive force of a given screw. Explains factors
MS Kelvin F46
Autograph letter signed, from William Froude to William Thomson. Chilston Cross, Torquay. 2 Nov. 1872. More on the above problem, with diagrams
MS Kelvin F47
Autograph letter signed, from William Froude to William Thomson. Chilston Cross, Torquay. 13 Dec. 1872. Further on the design of screws and pendulums. Mentions Messrs Mitchell
MS Kelvin F48
Autograph letter signed, from William Froude to William Thomson. Chilston Cross, Torquay. 18 March 1873. He has a Rolls Report to prepare for the Admiralty, on the effects of waves on hull shapes. …
MS Kelvin F49
Autograph letter signed, from Frederick Fuller to Mrs. Gall. St. Peter's College, Cambridge. 16 May 1851. Is applying for the Aberdeen Chair. Mentions William Thomson
MS Kelvin F50
Autograph letter signed, from Frederick Fuller to Mrs. Gall. St. Peter's College, Cambridge. 21 June 1851. Family news. Mentions William Thomson
MS Kelvin G1
Autograph letter signed, from E. Garnault to William Thomson. Brest. 21 Nov. 1869. Compliments Thomson on his electrical machines prepared for the trans-Atlantic cable. …
MS Kelvin G2
Envelope from Sir Archibald Geikie to William Thomson. 17 Feb. 1868
MS Kelvin G3
Envelope from Sir Archibald Geikie to William Thomson. 19 Feb. 1868
MS Kelvin G4
Autograph letter signed, from Dr. E. Gerland to William Thomson. Leiden. 3 Jan. 1869. Is writing a paper on electrometers for Mr. Poggendorff. Requests information on electrometer No. 2
MS Kelvin G6
Autograph letter signed, from Lionel Gisborne to H.C.F. Jenkin. 6 Duke St., Adelphi, W.C. 4 Jan. 1860. Thomson in conjunction with Mr. Jenkin is preparing a statement …
MS Kelvin G7
Draft of letter, from [H.C.F. Jenkin] to Lionel Gisborne. [S.l.]. 5 Jan. 1860. Unsigned draft. The writer cannot withdraw his letter of 3 January, but Thomson withdraws …
MS Kelvin G8
Autograph letter signed, from James Glaisher to William Thomson. 1 Dartmouth Place, Blackheath, S.E. 9 January 1877. Concerning a paper by Valentino Cerruti. Mentions Prof. Tait
MS Kelvin G9
Autograph lette signed, from Sir Richard Glass to William Thomson. Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited, Offices, 54 Old Broad St., London, E.C. …
MS Kelvin G10
Draft letter, from William Thomson to Sir Richard Glass. Charing Cross Hotel. 4 Aug. 1868. If his connection with the Atlantic Telegraph Co. is renewed he will do what he can to be of assistance
MS Kelvin G11
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir Richard Glass. 'Private'. London. 5 Aug. 1868. He will allow the use of all our instruments, hitherto patented …
MS Kelvin G12
Draft autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sir Richard Glass. [S.l.]. 18 Dec. 1868. His solicitors, Messrs. Sharpe, Parkers and Pritchard, have not …
MS Kelvin G13
Autograph letter signed, from Sir Richard Glass to William Thomson. Anglo-American Telegraph Company Limited, 26 Old Broad Street, London. 19 Decr. 1868. He will …
MS Kelvin G14
Autograph letter signed, from Richard Tetley Glazebrook to G. Green. Bush House, Teddington, Middlesex. 11 Dec. [1907]. Enquiring after William Thomson's health. …
MS Kelvin G15
Typescript letter signed, from George Green to Richard Tetley Glazebrook. [S.l.]. 13 Dec. 1907. Thomson is too ill to receive the message in MS Kelvin G14
MS Kelvin G16
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Graham to William Thomson. Glasgow. 21 Dec. 1865. Has been absent from classes because of illness. Requests permission to enter …
MS Kelvin G17
Autograph letter signed, from Grahames & Wardlaw to William Thomson. Westminster. 18 Feb. 1865. Letters patent will be forwarded to Thomson. Messrs. Forbes & Fleming …
MS Kelvin G18
Autograph letter signed, from Andrew Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. University College of North Wales, Bangor. 22 March 1895. Hopes Thomson has received his gift of book by Prof. …
MS Kelvin G19
Autograph letter signed, from Mathew Gray to R. Easton. The India Rubber, Gutta Percha & Telegraph Works Co. Limited, 100 Cannon Street, London. 12 March 1869. …
MS Kelvin G20
Postcard signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Paris. 26 April [1906]. Wants to discuss his work on waves with Green
MS Kelvin G21
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Aldenham Park, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. 4 June 1906. On corrections to be made to a paper on the mathematical treatment of waves
MS Kelvin G22
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Aldenham Park, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. 5 June 1906. Further on wave theory
MS Kelvin G23
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Aix les Bains. 31 Aug. 1906. Is returning from Aix, gives instructions. Has written to the …
MS Kelvin G24
Autograph letter signed, from George Green to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 1 August 1907. Is forwarding letters. He is working on the Homer Lane problem
MS Kelvin G25
Autograph letter signed, from George Green to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 2 August 1907. Encloses a note from Mr. Risch. Is continuing to work on the Homer Lane series
MS Kelvin G26
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Aix. 23 Aug. 1907. On the motions produced in ethers by atoms moving at speeds less and greater than the velocity of light. …
MS Kelvin G27
Autograph letter signed, from George Green to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 3 Edgefauld Terrace, Springburn, Glasgow. 30 Aug. 1907. Encloses the continuation of the series. …
MS Kelvin G28
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to George Green. Aix. 5 Sept. 1907. Thanks Green for the table of 'Boylean' results. Is to open new science …
MS Kelvin G29
Autograph letter signed, from George Green to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 10 Sept. 1907. Is preparing Netherhall for his return. …
MS Kelvin G30
Postcard from F. Thomson to George Green. Broadmeadows, Selkirk. 24 Jan. [190?]
MS Kelvin G31
Photographs of letter from William Thomson to George Green. Broome Hall. 4 Nov. [190?]. On gases of the same mass but different central temperature
MS Kelvin G32
Ticket, with envelope addressed to George Green, for William Thomson's Memorial Service, University of Glasgow, and an Order of Service. 22 Dec. 1907
MS Kelvin G33
Ticket for Mr [George] Green and Order of Service for William Thomson's Funeral Service, Westminster Abbey. 23 Dec. 1907
MS Kelvin G34
Postcard from W. Jack to George Green. Thornhill. 9 July 1908. Thanks for testimonials. Mentions Mr. Innes
MS Kelvin G35
Copy of letter from George Green to Mrs. Bottomley. [Netherhall?]. 26 Sept. 1909. Encloses letter from Prof. Newcomb's daughter. Mentions Prof. Larmor. Also encloses a paper for Dr. Bottomley on waves
MS Kelvin G36
Copy of letter from Mrs. Anita Newcomb McGee to George Green. [Washington, D.C., 1909]. Has received a note sent to her father, Prof. Newcomb. News of his death. …
MS Kelvin G37
Copy of letter from George Green to Mrs. Anita Newcomb McGee. 3 Edgefauld Terrace, Springburn, Glasgow. 27 Sept. 1909. Expresses regret about Prof. Newcomb's death. …
MS Kelvin G38
Autograph letter signed, from G.M. Grierson, Secretary of Committee, to William Thomson. 69 West Nile Street, Glasgow. 1 Aug. 1872. Requests a contribution to Major C.H[?]. Smith's testimonial.
MS Kelvin G39
Autograph letter signed, from S. Griffith to William Thomson. Greenwich. 19 Jan. 1867. Mentions Dr [J.H.] Balfour's work on heat. Encloses two photographs taken during a sea voyage
MS Kelvin G40
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Gros Renaud to William Thomson. Déville-les-Rouen, Seine Inférieure. 20 January 1869.Concerning galvanometers, and mentioning a previous letter
MS Kelvin G41
Letter from John and Henry Gwynne to William Thomson. Hammersmith Iron Works, City Offices, Cannon Chambers, 89 Cannon Street, London, E.C. 1 Nov. 1872. On technical …
MS Kelvin H1
2 autograph letters signed, from James D. Hague to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The Berkeley Hotel, Piccadilly, W. 20 September 1907. Hopes to meet Kelvin before returning to America. …
MS Kelvin H2
27 March 1857. Copy extract from Faculty minutes. Thomson's motion to pay expenses in the removal of Daniel Halloran museum underkeeper, to Belfast. Also concerns granting of a pension
MS Kelvin H3
Autograph letter signed, from Daniel Halloran to William Thomson. Belfast. 4 June 1857. Encloses stamped receipt for £5-quarter pension. Mentions Stevelly and Dr. Meikleham
MS Kelvin H4
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Thomas Hamilton. Netherhall, Largs. 18 Sep. 1907. Encloses copies of his speech to mark the opening …
MS Kelvin H5
20 Sept. 1907. Annotated copy of Lord Kelvin's speech, regarding the opening of the new science laboratories, Queen's College, Belfast
MS Kelvin H6
Autograph letter signed, from Sir William Snow Harris to William Thomson. Athenaeum, Pall Mall, London. 6 December 1858. Concerning Thomson's request for the return of his electrometer. …
MS Kelvin H7
Telegram from John Harvey to William Thomson. London. 30 Jan. 1869. Wishes a reply to an important letter on telegraphic matters. 'Varley will be with you tomorrow.'
MS Kelvin H8
Autograph letter signed, from E. Healey to William Thomson. Office of the Editor of the Engineer, 32 Bucklersbury, London. 26 Sept. 1857. Is making no charge for …
MS Kelvin H9
Telegram from William Thomson to Charles Heap. University, Glasgow. [S.d.]. 'I will pay the £160 on account on 22 April'
MS Kelvin H10
Draft letter from William Thomson to Charles Heap. [S.l.]. 25 April 1865. Written on telegram (MS Kelvin H9). Re. Mr. Bottomley's proposal
MS Kelvin H11
Autograph letter signed, from Charles J. Heap to William Thomson. 13a Great George St., Westminster, S.W. 26 April 1865. Thanks for agreement to settle Robert Thomson's trust. …
MS Kelvin H12
Autograph letter signed, from Charles J. Heap to W. Bottomley. 13a Great George St., Westminster, S.W. 12 May 1865. Has had no final letter from Thomson re. the settlement of Robert Thomson's trust. …
MS Kelvin H13
Autograph letter signed, from Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz [to William THomson]. Hotel Rheineck, Bonn. 3 Aug. 1855. Thanks for papers. Is to have Bonn Chair. …
MS Kelvin H14
Autograph letter signed, from Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Heidelberg. 11 August 1855. Returns a file. Enquires about Kirchhoff's resistance. …
MS Kelvin H15
Autograph letter signed, from Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Bonn. 16 January 1857. Sketch of galvanometer with full description of the windings. …
MS Kelvin H16
Autograph letter signed, from Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Heidelberg. 15 Nov. 1859. Cannot visit Thomson, due to his wife's illness. …
MS Kelvin H17
Autograph letter signed, from Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Heidelberg. 29 Nov. 1866. Congratulations on his knighthood. Has prepared a book on Physiological Optics. …
MS Kelvin H18
Autograph letter signed, from Herman Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Engelberg. 10 Sept. 1868. Recommends German eye specialists and Dr. Bowman …
MS Kelvin H19
Autograph letter signed, from George Wirgman Hemming to William Thomson. St. John's Wood, London, N.W. 23 Nov. 1858. Wants Thomson's opinion of his patent elastic …
MS Kelvin H20
Autograph letter signed, from George Wirgman Hemming to William Thomson. 25 Old Square. 4 Nov. 1865. On means of preventing the Atlantic Cable from breaking during laying
MS Kelvin H21
Autograph letter signed, from George Wirgman Hemming to William Thomson. 25 Old Square. 11 Sept. [s.a.]. Advice about publishing. Prefers Murray to MacMillan for scientific work. …
MS Kelvin H22
Autograph letter signed, from John Heugh (Great Western Telegraph Co.) to William Thomson. London. 29 January 1869. Mr. Varley has instructed him to give Thomson details of the company. …
MS Kelvin H23
Telegram from John Heugh to William Thomson. 106 Cannon St., London. 25 July 1869. Mr. Massey and the Board wish Thomson and Varley to discuss cable covering
MS Kelvin H24
Autograph letter signed, from William Hooper to William Thomson. Offices, 7 Pall Mall East, S.W. 27 May 1862. Sends solution of rubber with formulae
MS Kelvin H25
Autograph letter signed, from William Hooper to William Thomson. Tremerton House, Clapham Park, S. 5 Nov. 1863. Is sending items as requested, including specimens of cables which have been submerged
MS Kelvin H26
Telegram from N.T. Hooper to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Nov. 1872. Thomson's instructions regarding winding engine have not been carried out. Explanation
MS Kelvin H27
Autograph letter signed, from William Hopkins to William Thomson. Cambridge. 3 July 1854. 'In the course of our experiments Joule and myself have been led to obtain …
MS Kelvin H28
Autograph letter signed, from William Hopkins to William Thomson. Cambridge. 9 Mar. 1859. Is applying Thomson's dynamical theory of heat to wax-like materials. …
MS Kelvin H29
Autograph letter signed, from W.A. Horsley to William Thomson. Canterbury. 12 Sept. 1871. Concerning his son's rejection by Telegraph Company of India. Mentions Sir William Barker
MS Kelvin H30
Autograph letter signed, from Sir William Huggins to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 90 Upper Tulse Hill, S.W. 11 Augt. 1907. On Prof. W.H. Pickering's article on the origin of the moon. …
MS Kelvin H31
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Sir William Huggins. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 14 Aug. 1907. Thanks for MS Kelvin H30
MS Kelvin H32
Autograph letter signed, from James de Graaf Hunter to George Green. Maisonnette, Chester. 2 Oct. 1907. Has received the Belfast papers. Mentions Lord Kelvin.
MS Kelvin I1
Telegram from India Rubber Co. to William Thomson. Silvertown? 1 March 1869. Concerning cable insulation.
MS Kelvin J1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Otto Jaffe. 25 Sept. 1907. Thanking Jaffe for performing opening ceremony of Laboratories, Queen's College, Belfast, in place of himself. …
MS Kelvin J2
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Jan. 1859. Regarding supply of galvanometers for the Red Sea Company. Mentions Brunton
MS Kelvin J3
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 4 Feb. 1859. On the positioning of the galvanometer, with diagram
MS Kelvin J4
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 10 Feb. 1859. Concerning readings from galvanometers. …
MS Kelvin J5
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 14 Feb. 1859. Will send Thomson a resistance coil equal to 50 nauts Red Sea. …
MS Kelvin J6
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 22 March 1859. Mr. Gordon has gone to Alexandria. …
MS Kelvin J7
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 4 April 1859. The marine galvanometer has arrived. Queries connections
MS Kelvin J8
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 9 April 1859. Will meet the SS Elba at Syra. …
MS Kelvin J9
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 19 April 1859. Tables of results of experiments …
MS Kelvin J10
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 April 1859. Conclusions of cable experiments
MS Kelvin J11
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 21 July 1859. He has not been able to make …
MS Kelvin J12
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 30 July 1859. The A & C cable was broken …
MS Kelvin J13
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 4 Aug. 1859. Proposes to write a paper on …
MS Kelvin J14
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 30 Aug. 1859. Encloses tracings, wants to …
MS Kelvin J15
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 1 Sept. 1859. Encloses results of insulation tests. …
MS Kelvin J16
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 4 Sept. 1859. Discusses various ideas on induction, conservation and gravity. …
MS Kelvin J17
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Sept. 1859. Sends one of two papers. Suggests that part of it contains patentable material. …
MS Kelvin J18
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Sept. 1859. Sending paper on 'Gutta Percha as an insulator at various temperatures'. Mentions Lionel Gisborne
MS Kelvin J19
Paper from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 13 Sept. 1859. Paper on 'Gutta Percha as an insulator at various temperatures'
MS Kelvin J20
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Sept. [1859]. Discusses his method of increasing the speed of signalling 2. …
MS Kelvin J21
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 17 Sept. 1859. Encloses abstract of papers, …
MS Kelvin J22
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Submarine Telegraph Works, Birkenhead. 19 Sept. 1859. Sorry to hear that Whitehouse …
MS Kelvin J23
Abstracts by Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin. 24 Sept. 1859. Abstracts concerning variations on the gutta percha paper and the retardation of the signals through long submarine cables
MS Kelvin J24
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Sept. 1859. He has increased the speed of his mechanical sender to about 6 words a minute. …
MS Kelvin J25
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Jan. 1860. Counter proposals for agreement over profits (Red Sea Co.) from their two patents. …
MS Kelvin J26
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 Jan. 1860. Continuation of patent arrangements. Discusses appointment …
MS Kelvin J27
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Jan. 1860. Encloses letter from the Red Sea Board. Discusses Brunton's report to the Board
MS Kelvin J28
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 Jan. 1860. Regarding draft copy of Mr. Brunton's report
MS Kelvin J29
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Jan. 1860. Has approached the Red Sea Board and finished Mr Brunton's report. …
MS Kelvin J30
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 Jan. 1860. Discusses earth currents and Siemens. Asks Thomson to work out a problem on girders. …
MS Kelvin J31
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Jan. [1860]. He has been before the Board of the Red Sea directors, asked for £250 to start on instruments. …
MS Kelvin J32
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 24 Abingdon St., Westminster, S.W. [3 Feb. 1860]. Discusses Thomson's solution to the girder problem. …
MS Kelvin J33
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Feb. 1860. Discusses the construction of an induction key. Wants Barr and White to construct a model. …
MS Kelvin J34
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Birkenhead. 28 Feb. 1860. Proposes sending a note to [C.L.] Peel concerning Brunton's report. …
MS Kelvin J35
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 March 1860. Gives details of an interview with the Red Sea Board. Discusses price per station and speeds. …
MS Kelvin J36
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 May 1860. Estimate and plans for sawdust battery. Mentions Siemens relay and new plan. …
MS Kelvin J37
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 July 1860. The Bona job is completed, Jenkin is to head the expedition. …
MS Kelvin J38
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Augt. 1860. Suggests new form of brake governor. Includes drawings of …
MS Kelvin J39
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Discusses modifications to the bridle, wheel governor. Is sorry that …
MS Kelvin J40
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Birkenhead. 27 Augt. 1860. Red Sea galvanometers are giving great trouble. The embossing key is working well. …
MS Kelvin J41
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. London. 7 Sept. 1860. Has Red Sea galvanometers working at 200 dots/min., with replaced magnets. …
MS Kelvin J42
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Stowling? 18 Sept. 1860. Has received governors and letter. Discusses French patent. …
MS Kelvin J43
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Stowling, nr. Hythe, Kent. 10 Dec. 1860. Is very busy, had hoped to return 6 weeks ago. …
MS Kelvin J44
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St., Adelphi. 28 Feb. 1861. Discusses an electrometer 'the most beautiful thing of its kind ever made.'
MS Kelvin J45
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. 13 March 1862. Cyrus Field has given him specimen cable to test for transmission qualities
MS Kelvin J46
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. 21 Oct. 1862. Regarding the sensitivity of electrostatic instruments. …
MS Kelvin J47
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St., Adelphi. 12 Dec. 1862. A Mr Church and Mr Shuter of the Telegraph Cable Plant and Maintenance Co. …
MS Kelvin J48
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St., Adelphi. 23 July 1862. He has worked out a code of instructions for White, to account for royalties due. …
MS Kelvin J49
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to J. White. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 23 July 1863. 'You must try to keep your account against Prof. Thomson and myself …
MS Kelvin J50
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 23 Sept. 1863. Discusses electrometers he is making and testing. Rumour …
MS Kelvin J51
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 16 Feb. 1865. Elliot owes £47 for Royalties. Wants a statement of accounts for 1864. …
MS Kelvin J52
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 23 May 1865. On Varley, Thomson's and Jenkin's share of royalties
MS Kelvin J53
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 13 July 1865. Has been unwell. Is pleased with the results of …
MS Kelvin J54
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 17 Nov. 1865. Advises Thomson not to patent his improvements on electrometers. …
MS Kelvin J55
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 10 Jan. 1866. Has received patent, will send copy to Thomson. …
MS Kelvin J56
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 12 Feb. 1866. Warns Thomson not to publish about the forces …
MS Kelvin J57
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 March 1866. Has shown Thomson's reflecting galvanometer and his own joint tester. …
MS Kelvin J58
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 15 January 1867. Advice on fees, mentioning what Forde received, …
MS Kelvin J59
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 12 Feb. 1867. Varley has written to both Thomson and Jenkin …
MS Kelvin J60
Autograph letter, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 4 March 1867. Has told Saward that they were taking counsel's advice about patents. …
MS Kelvin J61
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 12 March 1867. Mr. Eddis thinks that they are entitled to 3 p. …
MS Kelvin J62
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 21 March 1867. Has written to Saward (copy enclosed) about 3% dividend. …
MS Kelvin J63
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 29 March 1867. On governors, with drawings
MS Kelvin J64
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 17 April 1867. Has tried the two forms of governors. Discusses results
MS Kelvin J65
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 23 May 1867. Discusses ring vortices. Hopes Thomson will make …
MS Kelvin J66
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 7 June 1867. Dealings regarding an ink recorder. Extra note about cohesion, heat and force. …
MS Kelvin J67
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 17 June 1867. Is pleased with the specimens of writing Mr. Falconer has sent him. …
MS Kelvin J68
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 20 June 1867. On vortex theory and cohesion. Mentions Malebranche, Descartes, Lesage and Boscovitch
MS Kelvin J69
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 24 June 1867. More on vortex theory. Discusses Lesage and Boscovitch. …
MS Kelvin J70
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 26 June 1867. Speculations regarding cause of gravitation. Draws mechanisms to illustrate
MS Kelvin J71/1
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to Geo. Saward. 6 Duke Street Adelphi, London, W.C. 1 July 1867. Thomson has invented a recording instrument, …
MS Kelvin J71/2
Copy of letter from Geo. Saward to Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin. Atlantic Telegraph Office, 12 St. Helen's Place, E.C. 2 July 1867. Has passed letter (MS Kelvin …
MS Kelvin J71/3
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to C. Varley. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 3 July 1867. Varley has been out-voted. 'You and I are not responsible for the excellence of Thomson's invention.'
MS Kelvin J71/4
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 3 July 1867. Encloses correspondence with Saward and Varley …
MS Kelvin J72/1
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to Geo. Saward. 6 Duke Street Adelphi, London, W.C. 5 July 1867. His sending of Jenkin's letter of the 1st to the Anglo-American Co. …
MS Kelvin J72/2
Copy of letter from Archibald Smith to Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin. London. 5 July 1867. Now that the Anglo-American Co. knows about Thomson's recorder, Jenkin …
MS Kelvin J73
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 6 July 1867. Has received Thomson's specifications, goes through …
MS Kelvin J74
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 8 July 1867. Has again seen the patent agent. Has cut down patent …
MS Kelvin J75
Autograph letter, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 15 July 1867. More on the patent question. Doubts that the spark recorder …
MS Kelvin J76
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 23 July 1867. Had taken the amended specification, including the inductor machine to A. …
MS Kelvin J77
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Claygate, Esher. 2 Augt. 1867. Would like Thomson to send £100 for patent. Hopes he is enjoying his cruise
MS Kelvin J78
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 21 Aug. 1867. Archibald Smith has gone to Switzerland. 'I distrust …
MS Kelvin J79
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to C.J. Varley. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 27 August 1867. Thomson and Jenkin have decided to secure patents in U.S.A. …
MS Kelvin J80
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 5 Sept. 1867. Has seen Saward. 'We are down for nothing, and …
MS Kelvin J81/1
Copy of letter from G. Saward to Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin. Atlantic Telegr. Comp., 12 St. Helen's Place, London. 5 Sept. 1867. Has been directed by Sir Curtis …
MS Kelvin J81/2
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 6 Sept. 1867. Encloses a copy of letter from Saward (MS Kelvin …
MS Kelvin J82
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 20 Feb. 1868. On the construction of a dry Daniell's cell using …
MS Kelvin J83
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 14 July 1868. Sir James Anderson, Managing Director of the proposed …
MS Kelvin J84
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 21 July 1868. Erlangers and Reuter signed the agreement of the use of 'our' instruments, £3,000 p. …
MS Kelvin J85
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 27 July 1868. 'Our case v the Atlantic comes on today'. Gives details of the case. …
MS Kelvin J86
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 6 Aug. 1868. Quotes several older patents similar to Thomson. …
MS Kelvin J87/1
Copy of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to Archibald Smith. 6 Duke Street Adelphi. 11 Aug. 1868. Concerning the Atlantic Agreement and Thomson, Jenkins and Varley
MS Kelvin J87/2
Autograph letter signed, from Archibald Smith to William Thomson. London. 11 Aug. 1868. Regarding expenses relating to a foreign patent. Encloses letter
MS Kelvin J88
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi. 13 Aug. 1868. 'I now think only that you wrote in such haste …
MS Kelvin J89/1
Autograph letter signed, from J.M. Grant, Secretary of Board, to Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin. Anglo-American Telegraph Co., 26 Old Broad St. 27 August 1868. Regrets …
MS Kelvin J89/2
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 6 Duke St. Adelphi, London, W.C. 28 Aug. 1868. Regarding the Anglo-American Co.'s …
MS Kelvin J90
Autograph letter signed, from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 Decr. 1868. The Company still cannot pay the £7000. Question of suing the Co. …
MS Kelvin J91
Draft of letter from Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin to Sir J. Anderson. [S.l.]. 28 Dec. 1868. It may be best to leave the claim for a while but stresses he does …
MS Kelvin J92
Articles of Agreement, 1868, made between William Thomson and Cromwell Fleetwood Varley and Fleeming Jenkin, of the first part; The Atlantic Telegraph Co. of the …
MS Kelvin J93
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Henry Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Feb. 1869. Feels 'Brits etc' conduct is criminal. "One can forgive Varley for calling them names."
MS Kelvin J94
Copy of letter from Charles Henry Fleeming Jenkin to J. Heugh, Chairman, Great Western Telegraph Co. 5 Fettes Row, Edinburgh. 4 Dec. 1872. Has heard the transverse …
MS Kelvin J95
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Henry Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 5 Fettes Row, Edinburgh. 6 Nov. 1873. On acting as consulting engineers to unspecified Company. …
MS Kelvin J96
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Henry Fleeming Jenkin to William Thomson. 5 Fettes Row, Edinburgh. 7 Nov. 1873. Thomson is to sign enclosed and send to Richard …
MS Kelvin J97
Part of letter from Charles Henry Fleeming Jenkin [to William Thomson?]. [S.l., s.d.]. Instructions to White on making accounts. Details of recent business regarding instruments. …
MS Kelvin J98
Typescript letter signed, from H.M. Jessel, Chairman of Council, to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The London Municipal Society for the Promotion of Municipal Reform, …
MS Kelvin J99
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 10 Nov. 1853. Results of cooling experiments using atmospheric air at 8 different pressures. …
MS Kelvin J100
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 26 Jan. 1854. "The snow heap has melted away but I doubt not that I shall …
MS Kelvin J101
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 14 June 1854. Gives additional data for joint paper. Discusses the experiment …
MS Kelvin J102
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 20 June 1854. Wants Thomson to prepare an abstract for Mr. Christie, …
MS Kelvin J103
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 30 June 1854. Has heard nothing from Curtis. Describes the illness and …
MS Kelvin J104
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Square, Salford. 6 July 1854. More on his son's death and wife's ill-health. Discusses the Curtis-Dancer partnership. …
MS Kelvin J105
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 22 July 1854. His wife is still in danger. Is nursing her and so his work is not progressing. …
MS Kelvin J106
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 10 August 1854. Is hopeful that his wife will recover. The brewery is proving troublesome. …
MS Kelvin J107
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Sq., Salford. 25 August 1854. Took the thermometers to Graham's warehouse. He will dispatch them to Thomson. …
MS Kelvin J108
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Acton Square, Salford. 8 Sept. 1854. His wife has died, and he is worried about the children
MS Kelvin J109
Unsigned draft of letter from William Thomson to James Prescott Joule. 2 College, Glasgow. 15 Feb. 1855. Describes, with drawing, an apparatus for lecture use; …
MS Kelvin J110
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 27 Jan. 1857. Is to visit Thomson. Discusses temperature effects of stretching rubber sheet
MS Kelvin J111
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 8 Apr. 1857. Is going to Birkenhead to see cable
MS Kelvin J112
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 5 May 1857. Regarding the hypothesis that the extension by stretching …
MS Kelvin J113
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 13 May 1857. Wants Thomson to come and inspect his present experiments, …
MS Kelvin J114
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 22 May 1857. On Thomson's proposed visit. The effect of restricted space in the S. …
MS Kelvin J115
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 4 June 1857. The results of whirling experiments using different thermometers, including Thomson's No. …
MS Kelvin J116
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 6 June 1857. Doubtful of previous results in whirling experiments. …
MS Kelvin J117
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 17 July 1857. Results of expansion of metal under stress. Discusses …
MS Kelvin J118
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 24 July 1857. Has been unwell. Will meet Thomson at the Dublin British Association meeting. …
MS Kelvin J119
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 2 Aug. 1857. Encloses proofs for final correcting
MS Kelvin J120
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 10 Aug. 1857. Has received proofs and forwarded after adding results for water and mercury. …
MS Kelvin J121
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 15 Sept. 1857. Met Mr. Gordon in Liverpool and arranged to order coils from Paris. …
MS Kelvin J122
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 25 October 1857. Is in Blackpool with his children and sister. More on the expansion of wood by heat. …
MS Kelvin J123
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 7 Dec. 1857. Thanks Thomson for publicising his researches. More on experiments with wood and whalebone. …
MS Kelvin J124
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 23 Jan. 1858. Thomson's experiments on elasticity of metals. Has seen …
MS Kelvin J125
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 16 Feb. 1858. On Thomson's proposed soap bubble experiment. Mrs. Renwick's death. …
MS Kelvin J126
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 22 Feb. 1858. Arrangements for visiting Thomson in Glasgow
MS Kelvin J127
Autograph letter from William Thomson to James Prescott Joule. 25 Sept. 1858. On the location of faults in the Atlantic Cable, their position and character. Also …
MS Kelvin J128
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to Mrs. Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 2 Nov. 1858. Poorness of Thomson's remuneration by the Atlantic Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin J129
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 20 Dec. 1858. Has received copies of memorials from Mr. Saward
MS Kelvin J130
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 21 Dec. 1858. "I experienced a difficulty... in the matter of the memorial of the Phil. …
MS Kelvin J131
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 1 Jan. 1859. Death of his father
MS Kelvin J132
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 14 Feb. 1859. Travelling to meet Thomson by steamer. Wants to discuss …
MS Kelvin J133
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 2 March 1859. Impressed with Thomson's marine galvanometer seen at White's. …
MS Kelvin J134
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 9 Mar. 1859. Asks Thomson to check an article on Carnot's Function, written for Prof. Nichol
MS Kelvin J135
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 30 Mar. 1859. Asks for information about Thomson's "recording instrument". …
MS Kelvin J136
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 21 April 1859. Has been finishing experiments on surface condensation, …
MS Kelvin J137
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 29 April 1859. Describes experiment with steam pipe, sketch included. …
MS Kelvin J138
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 30 April 1859. Accounts for results of above experiment, due to inadequate heat shielding. …
MS Kelvin J139
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 4 May 1859. On using organ bellows in experiments concerned with frictional thermal effects. …
MS Kelvin J140
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 6 May 1859. Preparations for Thomson's visit. "Don't plague yourself about Tyndall. …
MS Kelvin J141
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 12 May 1859. More preparations for Thomson's visit. Mentions Royal Society Meeting
MS Kelvin J142
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 99 Exmouth St., Birkenhead. 3 June 1859. Reference to Thomson's railway accident [?]. Discusses …
MS Kelvin J143
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 14 June 1859. Will forward Thomson's article on Magnetism to Nichol. …
MS Kelvin J144
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 7 July 1859. Uses a lathe for whirling experiments
MS Kelvin J145
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 19 July 1859. More on whirling experiments
MS Kelvin J146
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 22 July 1859. Has been whirling a globe a foot in diameter to look at air currents on the equator. …
MS Kelvin J147
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 26 July 1859. Discusses his surface condensation and whirling globe experiments
MS Kelvin J148
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 30 July 1859. More on whirling globes. Might use steam power to obtain higher speeds
MS Kelvin J149
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 20 August 1859. "In itself I believe an invasion... would be a frightful calamity. …
MS Kelvin J150
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 22 Aug. 1859. On visit to J. Crum's at Aberdeen. Will visit Thomson in Arran. …
MS Kelvin J151
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 5 September 1859. On making an electrometer portable. Excited about condensation results. …
MS Kelvin J152
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 16 Dec. 1859. Thinks results referred to in MS Kelvin J151 are wrong. …
MS Kelvin J153
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 3 Jan. 1860. Has been to Fairbairn's to test the insulation of cable. …
MS Kelvin J154
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 26 Mar. 1860. On Faraday's letter on chemical theory. His difficulties …
MS Kelvin J155
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 6 April 1860. Table of results re thermal effects using a mixture of gases. Difficulties involved
MS Kelvin J156
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 17 April 1860. Is trying to get information about Whitworth's gum. …
MS Kelvin J157
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 18 April 1860. Whitworth's rifle "the expense of his rifle counterbalances …
MS Kelvin J158
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 27 April 1860. Wants Thomson to visit him, and discuss air experiments. …
MS Kelvin J159
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 1 May 1860. Is sorry that Thomson cannot visit him. Advises him not to work too hard. …
MS Kelvin J160
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 2 May 1860. On his visit to Isle of Man. Wants Thomson to work with him in June
MS Kelvin J161
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 4 May 1860. Encloses abstract of experiments concerning gases to be sent onto the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin J162
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 12 July 1860. Says he encloses copy of the "Illustrated London News" …
MS Kelvin J163
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Oak Field, Manchester. 6 Aug. 1860. Has been to Donegal "we were very much more pleased with …
MS Kelvin J164
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford. 4 July 1861. On the temperature of melting of cast iron and latent …
MS Kelvin J165
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 7 April 1862. On papers to be read out at the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin J166
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford. 9 July 1862. His brother has rallied. Was annoyed by Tyndall's …
MS Kelvin J167
Autograph letter signed, by James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford. 27 August 1862. Discussion with Baxendall on the influence of oceanic …
MS Kelvin J168
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 8 Oct. 1862. Discusses proofs of their last paper. Met Thomson's brother at Cambridge. …
MS Kelvin J169
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 21 Dec. 1862. Has not started their new experiments. …
MS Kelvin J170
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 26 Jan. 1863. Commisseration on Mrs. Thomson's road accident. …
MS Kelvin J171
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 92 Exmouth St., Birkenhead. 5 March 1863. "I feel now to be amply revenged on Tyndall for …
MS Kelvin J172
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Queen's Crescent Hotel, Douglas, Isle of Man. 21 July 1863. Has written to Tait concerning …
MS Kelvin J173
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Queen's Crescent Hotel, Douglas, Isle of Man. 25 July 1863. Thinks Thomson and Tait should …
MS Kelvin J174
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to Mrs. Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 30 Mar. 1864. His brother has died, leaves 4 children. …
MS Kelvin J175
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 25 June 1864. On compound needle magnets and magnetizing process. …
MS Kelvin J176
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 6 Feb. 1865. On the establishment of the British Imperial …
MS Kelvin J177
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 1 March 1865. "I have fitted up a needle for showing …
MS Kelvin J178
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 30 May 1865. "I have constructed a small galvo independent …
MS Kelvin J179
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Old Trafford, Manchester. 14 June 1865. "I have made a trial of your method of suspending …
MS Kelvin J180
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 30 Dec. 1865. Varley had written. Had replied "railing …
MS Kelvin J181
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 4 Jan. 1866. On Bright's speech at Rochdale on English …
MS Kelvin J182
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 16 Feb. 1866. Has put coils on Thomson's system of suspension. …
MS Kelvin J183
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 13 April 1866. Afraid that if he had seen Thomson and …
MS Kelvin J184
Copy of letter from James Prescott Joule to F. Jenkin. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 14 January 1867. "I have made seventy four experiments on the heat …
MS Kelvin J185
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 14 Jan. 1867. Is sure of his findings referred to in MS Kelvin J184. …
MS Kelvin J186
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 14 Feb. 1867. Information on magnesium lamps and supplier. …
MS Kelvin J187
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 20 Mar. 1867. Thanks Thomson for invitation to visit. …
MS Kelvin J188
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Old Trafford. 'Monday evg' [10 April 1867]. Is setting out tomorrow to visit Thomson, by rail or steamer
MS Kelvin J189
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 21 April 1867. Thanks Thomson for enjoyable visit. …
MS Kelvin J190
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 9 July 1867. Hopes Lady Thomson's health has improved. …
MS Kelvin J191
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 3 Sep. 1867. Magnetometer is not accurate enough. Jenkin …
MS Kelvin J192
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 28 Nov. 1867. Wants someone else to repeat the mechanical …
MS Kelvin J193
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 20 Dec. 1867. Discusses Thomson's design for calorimeter, includes sketch. …
MS Kelvin J194
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 7 Feb. 1868. Has located magnesium metalworks factory …
MS Kelvin J195
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. Thorncliff, Old Trafford, Manchester. 14 Oct. 1868. Discusses the move to Cliff Point. Had …
MS Kelvin J196
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Higher Broughton, Manchester. 1 Dec. 1868. Has been ill, with severe nose bleed. …
MS Kelvin J197
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, H. Broughton. 'Friday' [12 Dec. 1868]. Has sent Thomson "the apparatus" by rail. …
MS Kelvin J198
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, H. Broughton, Manchester. 30 Jan. 1869. Family illnesses. Has traced cause to cellar drainage. …
MS Kelvin J199
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, H. Broughton. 17 Feb. 1869. Has sent off Varley's certificate. Is recovering, …
MS Kelvin J200
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Hr. Broughton, Manchester. 21 Feb. [1869]. "I feel much your kind interest in my fame". …
MS Kelvin J201
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Hr. Broughton, Manchester. 23 Feb. 1869. Thanks Thomson for writing to the "Revue" and to Deville. …
MS Kelvin J202
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Hr. Broughton. 3 Mar. 1869. Cannot visit Thomson in near future, is worried that his illness might return. …
MS Kelvin J203
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Hr. Broughton. 10 Mar. 1869. Arranging to get Thomson a copy of Lit. and Phil. …
MS Kelvin J204
Autograph letter signed, from James Prescott Joule to William Thomson. 5 Cliff Point, Hr. Broughton, Manchester. 16 April 1869. Thanks Thomson for "taking up the clubs for Owen's College". …
MS Kelvin J205
Autograph letter signed, from Willem Henm. Julius to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Utrecht. 28 June 1899. Asks Thomson to accept a paper by him, and to give his opinion of it. …
MS Kelvin J206
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to W.H. Julius. 28 Chester Sq., London, S.W. 3 July 1899. Thanks Julius for the paper 'Ober Ether Theoricen'. (See MS Kelvin F18)
MS Kelvin K1
Photocopy of letter from James H. Keeling to William Thomson. 67 Glossop Road, Sheffield. 12 May 1903. Anti-Darwinist view on the role of science in affirming creative …
MS Kelvin K2
Photocopy of letter from James H. Keeling to William Thomson. 67 Glossop Road, Sheffield. 26 Aug. 1904. Short note accompanying pamphlet which argues against the views of Haeckel.
MS Kelvin K3
Autograph letter signed, from David King to William Thomson. Laurel Cottage, Holmwood, Dorking. 13 Aug. 1868. Asks Thomson's advice on investing £200 in Atlantic Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin K4
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Gourlay to David King. Bank of Scotland, Laurieston, Glasgow. 31 Oct. 1868. Re David King's influence on William Thomson to confer degree of D. …
MS Kelvin K5
Autograph letter signed, from David King to William Thomson. 25 Colville Square, London. 2 Nov. 1868. Discusses Gourlay's request for a degree of D.D. for R.S. Drummond of Erskine Church. …
MS Kelvin K6
Autograph letter signed, from Elizabeth King to William Thomson. [London]. Wednesday [s.d.]. Is expecting Thomson. Present plans 'had today been about photographs from a daguerrotype of Annan. …
MS Kelvin K7
Autograph letter signed, from Elizabeth King to William Thomson. Largs. Monday morning [1870]. Talks of taking on a new servant. Mention of Robert, Thomson's brother. …
MS Kelvin K8
Drawing, undated, of King's Patent Dynamometers and description. (H.J.H. King and Co. Engineers were established in St. James St., Kinning Park, Glasgow, in the 1870s.)
MS Kelvin K9
Autograph letter signed, from W.F. King to William Thomson. Siemens Telegraph Works, Charlton, London, S.E. 22 April 1873. Sends corrected report on core tests. …
MS Kelvin K10
Autograph letter signed, from Rudolph Koenig to William Thomson. Paris. 4 March 1863. Referring to Koenig's visit to London and meeting with Thomson. A possible …
MS Kelvin L1
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Curtis Miranda Lampson. 25 Colville Square, Notting Hill. 13 July 1865. Reference to a formal note concerning an enquiry by C. …
MS Kelvin L2
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Curtis Miranda Lampson. 25 Colville Square, Notting Hill. 13 July 1865. Draft to Lampson (see MS Kelvin L1) but marked "dft. …
MS Kelvin L3
Autograph letter signed, from Joseph Larmor to William Thomson. St. John's College, Cambridge. 23 Feb. 1895. Comments on his paper on orbiting electrons and electronic current
MS Kelvin L4
Copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Joseph Larmor. [S.l.]. 19 April 1895. Copy acknowledgement of Larmor's papers and letter
MS Kelvin L5
Autograph letter signed, from Joseph Larmor to William Thomson. St. John's College, Cambridge. 19 June 1901. Comments on Thomson's paper on Statistics of Molecular encounters. …
MS Kelvin L6
Autograph letter signed, from R. Marsden Latham to William Thomson. 'Private'. 26 Great George Street, Westminster. 24 August 1864. Invites Thomson to be a scientific …
MS Kelvin L7
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to R. Marsden Latham. Kilmichael, Brodick, Isle of Arran. 29 Aug. 1864. Delaying acceptance of Latham's offer until other engagements are fixed
MS Kelvin L8
Autograph letter signed, from R. Marsden Latham to William Thomson. The Inventors' Patentright Association (Limited), 21 Cockspur St., Charing Cross, London. 11 July 1867. …
MS Kelvin L9
Autograph letter signed, from J.C. Laws to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, Valentia. 16 March 1859. Letter enclosing observations as requested by Thomson. …
MS Kelvin L10
Autograph letter signed, from J.C. Laws to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, Gutta Percha Works, 1 Victoria Street, Westminster. 16 July 1863. Comments …
MS Kelvin L11
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. Paris. 20 January 1867. On observations made separately by Thomson and Le Roux. Le Roux …
MS Kelvin L12
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. Paris. 22 January 1867. Interchange of information on thermoelectrics and the elasticity of metals. …
MS Kelvin L13
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. Paris. 15 November 1868. Mentions Ruhmkorff's views on making a machine at the request of Thomson. …
MS Kelvin L14
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 November [1868]. Concerning solar heat. Mentions Ruhmkorff and Faye and the experiments of Lockyer and Janken
MS Kelvin L15
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. Paris. 18 April 1869. On machine for Thomson to be made by Ruhmkorff
MS Kelvin L16
Autograph letter signed, from François Pierre Le Roux to William Thomson. Paris. 24 August 1869. On thermoelectrics. Mention of recent publications by Le Roux in which Thomson's work is used. …
MS Kelvin L17
Joseph Liouville. A testimonial for Cayley who has decided to become a lawyer. (Incomplete). 29 July 1847
MS Kelvin L18
Autograph letter signed, from H. Lloyd to William Thomson. Trinity College, Dublin. 9 July 1857. Whitehouse is not available to give a lecture on the Atlantic Telegraph to the Dublin Society. …
MS Kelvin L19
Autograph letter signed, from H. Lloyd to William Thomson. Bray. 18 July 1857. Thanks Thomson for agreeing to lecture to Dublin Society. Describes the Society's New Museum. …
MS Kelvin L20
Autograph letter signed, from Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge to William Thomson. 2 Grove Park, Liverpool. 27 Nov. 1896. Enclosed with press cutting: "The enclosed twaddle is from today's D. …
MS Kelvin L21
Autograph letter signed, from Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge to William Thomson. 2 Grove Park, Liverpool. 21 May 1897. Claims that Marconi got his ideas from Lodge's lecture in 1894. …
MS Kelvin LB1
Letterbook of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [Natural Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow], 1880-1895.
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 2
Copy of partially illegible report by Andrew Gray, on electrical experiments. Unsigned. [S.d.]
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 3
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Ducretet et Cie. [S.l.]. 2 Aug. 1883. Reporting the arrival of "Canlletet (?) Apparatus"
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 4
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Aug. 1883. Regarding the provision of, and payment for scientific apparatus, also mentioning a "Hydraulic …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 5
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Aug. 1883. Information concerning compass needles, and mentioning McCowan, Bottomley and Reid
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 6
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Ferranti, Thomson and Ince Ltd. [S.l.]. 14 August 1883. On behalf of Thomson, concerning a New Zealand patent
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 7
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Muller. [S.l.]. 14 Aug. 1883. Asking for a "Spiegel Goniograph von Lenienschiffs" to be supplied by Muller in Trieste. Also mentioned, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 8
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Ferranti, Thompson & Ince. [S.l.]. 6 Sept. 1883. Concerning the disposal of items sent to the University for testing
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 9
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Geoffrey A. Jackson. [S.l.]. 6 Sept. 1883. Informing him of the date of the beginning of term
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 9-11
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 October 1883. Remarks, requested by Thomson, on a current-meter, accompanied by drawings of apparatus and tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 12
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Thomas Bolton & Sons. [S.l.]. 9 Oct. 1883. Paying for a consignment of wire
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 13-16
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Oct. 1883. Discussing modifications to the current-meter and providing tables of readings. Also mentioning White's
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 17-18
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 October 1883. Further experiments with the current-meter. Also containing tables and illustrations
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 19
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Oct. 1883. Commenting on his testing of a variation to the accepted method of testing bar magnets. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 20
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Oct. 1883. Discussing instruments received in the University Laboratory, and mentioning the arrival …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 21-24
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 October 1883. Informing Thomson of his continuing work with magnets and of the modifications he intends to make to his equipment. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 25-26
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 October 1883. Reporting an experiment to determine the distribution of magnetism in magnets. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 27-29
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. University, Glasgow. 20 October 1883. Reporting on his work in the University including a trial of a Board of Trade Potential-Gauge
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 30
Copy of letter from Watkinson to William Thomson. Glasgow. 20 October 1883. Reporting on an experiment involving magnets and metal coils; also mentioning Bottomley. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 31-32
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 20 Oct. 1883. Reporting on work in progress in the University Laboratory and mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 32-36
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson and John McCowan to William Thomson. Glasgow. 27 Oct. 1883. Giving the results of tests to ascertain the strength of magnetism …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 37-40
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 27 Oct. 1883. Concerning Jackson and McCowan's experiment and Watkinson's electrical experiments. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 41-42
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 27 October 1883. Informing Thomson of changes he has made in the layout of the Physical …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 43-46
Copy of letter from Geoffrey A. Jackson and John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Nov. 1883. Concerning their experiments on the strength of magnetism, also mentioning Watkinson
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 47-48
Copy of letter from W. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 November 1883. Reporting on his work involving magnetism, and mentioning Jackson, Gray and McCowan with tables and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 49-50
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Nov. 1883. Reporting on his work and mentioning galvanometers
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 51
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Dugald Clark. [S.l.]. 15 Nov. 1883. Reporting on the testing of an engine
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 52
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to Professor J. Ferguson. [S.l., s.d.]. On behalf of Thomson requesting equipment for the use of the students, also mentioning Stewart
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 53-57
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray et al. to the Secretaries of the Royal Society. [S.l.]. 1880. Asking for a grant of £100 to study the electrical qualities of glass, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 58-60
Copy of letter from Andrew Gray to the editor of The Telegraphic Review. [S.l., s.d.]. In reply to a critical article on his book, and defending the use of graded galvanometers
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 61-62
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 June 1888. Discussing a new ampere gauge; also mentioning Shields, Brown and Lackie
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 63-64
27 June 1888. Tables of results of the tests carried out on the ampere gauge by Thomas A.B. Carver
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 65-70
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 June 1889. Concerning experiments connected with atmospheric electricity. Mentioning equipment used, places of experiments and Goto. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 71
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 June 1891. Concerning testing of the government standard ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 72
16 June 1891. Unsigned. Tests of a double coil Engine Room Voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 73
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1891. Concerning the conductivity of gold. Also mentioning the work of Parry and Buchanan …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 74
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J. Probert. Glasgow. 18 June 1891. Concerning a deka-ampere balance supplied to the G.P.O. which proved faulty in use. Mentioning White and Preece
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 75
Copy of letter from William Reid to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1891. Concerning the standardizing of instruments and mentioning the work of Parry, Wilson, Buchanan and McIntyre
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 76
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 June 1891. Testing of a deka-ampere balance, and mentioning Preece
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 77-78
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Muir Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 23 June 1891. Results of his tests on the Thomson Meter at the General Post Office, also mentioning Mayer
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 79
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 June 1891. Concerning the conductivity of platinum. Reporting the arrival of a grant of £50 from the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 80
25 June 1891. Unsigned. Concerning the testing of a modified double coil voltmeter, by James H. Gray
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 81
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning a deka-ampere gauge. Parry, Keir and Buchanan
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 82
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Muir, Mavor and Coulson Ltd. Glasgow. 26 June 1891. Concerning the Thomson meter at the General Post Office
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 83-84
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress, involving batteries, electrostatic voltmeters, deka-ampere …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 85-86
29 June 1891. Concerning the testing of various meters, with tables of results, by James Ferguson
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 87-88
Copy of letter from William Reid to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress, and mentioning the Government Standard Ampere Gauge. Also …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 89
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 July 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning the Government Standard Ampere Gauge, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 90
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 July 1891. Commenting on Reid's letter of 29 June 1891
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 91-92
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 July 1891. Commenting on work in progress, and mentioning ampere gauges, voltmeters, Buchanan and Reid
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 93-96
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney W. Baynes. [S.l.]. 6 July 1891. Instructions on the use of the composite kilo-ampere balance, given by request of White
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 97-98
Copy of letter from Charles Forbes to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 July 1891. Reporting on work completed and the results of tests on a motor carried out by Reid and Buchanan; with a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 99
Sir William Thomson. 7 July 1891. Certifying that a multicellular electrostatic voltmeter has been tested. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 100
Copy of letter from James Hay to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 July 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, Wilson, Buchanan and Reid. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 101
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 July 1891. On work in progress, mentioning Bell, Hay and Buchanan
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 102
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney Baynes. [S.l.]. 13 July 1891. Concerning various ampere gauges supplied to Bradford Corporation
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 103
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Muir, Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 23 July 1891. Concerning inaccuracies in a Thomson meter supplied to Forsyth's
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 104-105
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 July 1891. Concerning instruments manufactured and adjusted in the University. Also mentioning Gray and Hay
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 106
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 August 1891. Concerning instruments completed, including ampere gauges and balances
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 107-108
Copy of letter from James H. Hay to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 August 1891. Concerning the standardization of electrical instruments, with a table of figures
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 109-112
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Van Vleck. [S.l.]. 17 August 1891. Concerning the supply of instruments, including voltmeters and modifications to them, for the Edison Illumination Co.
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 113-114
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 August 1891. Reporting on work in progress and instruments supplied to the Board of Trade, Ferranti, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 115-116
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Sept. 1891. Reporting on work completed, including work on deka-ampere balances, voltmeters and batteries
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 117
Sir William Thomson. 17 September 1891. Confirming the testing of a portable electrometer
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 118-119
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to The Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 23 September 1891. Concerning the comparison of a Thomson Gauge with a Standard Balance. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 120-121
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Editor, "Electrician". Glasgow. 23 September 1891. Replying to criticisms of the Thomson Standard balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 122-123
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 26 October 1891. Discussing the uses to which 300.000 wattmeter may be put. Also mentioning White
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 124-125
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 March 1891. Concerning an ampere gauge with a table. (Partly illegible)
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 126
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Nov. 1891. Discussing work in progress
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 127
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to F. Bailey. [S.l.]. 6 November 1891. Reporting on a new electrostatic voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 128-132
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Archibald Denny. [S.l.]. 28 November 1891. Concerning the testing of a Thomson Voltmeter supplied to the Leven Shipyard
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 133
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Archibald Denny. [S.l.]. 3 December 1891. Concerning the value of electrical units and their standardization under Thomson's direction
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 134-146
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Rennie. [S.l.]. 8 December 1891. Concerning experiments, modifications and limitations of the one ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 147
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.E. Rossiter. Concerning an ampere balance supplied to the London County Council
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 148-150
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 25 March 1892. Concerrning criticisms of a wattmeter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 151-153
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 31 March 1892. Concerning a wattmeter, with a diagram
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 154-155
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 2 April 1892. Concerning the accuracy of the wattmeter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 156
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 4 April 1892. Concerning damage to wattmeters (?). Also mentioning Carver
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 157-158
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney W. Baynes. [S.l.]. 5 April 1892. Concerning the durability of electrical instruments in the possession of Bradford Corporation. Also mentioning White
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 159-160
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 3 May 1892. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Wilson, McMillan and Jordan. With table
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 161-162
Copy of letter from C. Sterne & Co. to T.A.B. Carver. [S.l.]. 3 May 1892. Disputing a bill
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 163
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 4 May 1892. Concerning work in progress and mentioning a Teaque Meter, ampere balances …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 164-166
Tables from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 May 1892. Tables of results of tests carried out on the Teaque Meter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 167-169
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney Baynes. [S.l.]. 5 May 1892. Concerning Thomson meters sent to Bradford. Also enclosing instructions on the setting up of a vertical scale voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 170-171
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.E. Rossiter. [S.l.]. 11 May 1892. Discussing changes in the design of voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 172-174
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to W. Hope. [S.l.]. 12 May 1892. Reporting on tests carried out on a Deacon Gas Engine, with a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 175
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to W. Hope. [S.l.]. 13 May 1892. Asking for an explanation for the engine's stopping
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 176-177
Copy of letter from Sir William Thomson to W. Hope. [S.l.]. 14 May 1892. Concerning the engine and mentioning Owens, Parry and Black
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 178
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to W. Hope. [S.l.]. 16 May 1892. Reporting on the discovery of the fault in the engine, and mentioning Black
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 179-180
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 May 1892. Report on the trials of the engine, with a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 181-182
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 23 May 1892. Concerning patents and mentioning the Glasgow switchboard, Mavor and Coulson, and R.M. Marples
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 183
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Ltd. [S.l.]. 23 May 1892. Asking for co-operation in supplying Thomson …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 184
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 May 1892. Concerning his work for the Glasgow switchboard, also mentioning White
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 185-186
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney Baynes. [S.l.]. 30 May 1892. Describing the strengths of the voltmeter supplied to Bradford
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 187-189
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 30 May 1892. Reporting on the despatch of the voltmeter to Bradford and also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 190
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 2 June 1892. Describing work in progress and mentioning Denny, Parry, anti-ampere …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 191-192
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sydney Baynes. [S.l.]. 3 June 1892. Mentioning instruments in use at Mavor and Coulson in Glasgow, White, the Board of Trade and Bradford
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 193-196
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 8 June 1892. Reporting on the testing of a Teaque Meter, also mentioning Pulsford. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 197-199
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 June 1892. Reporting on tests carried out on an Edison Voltmeter, and discussing possible modifications
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 200-201
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 June 1892. Discussing modifications made to the engine. Mentioning Mavor and Coulson, and Black. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 202-203
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 June 1892. Reporting on the testing of an air leyden, also mentioning Carver
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 204
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 14 June 1892. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Pulsford, Parry, Galt, Gray and Dr. Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 205-206
Copy of letter from Charles Forbes to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 June 1892. Reporting the results of tests on cables supplied by the India Rubber, Gutta-Percha and Telegraph Works Co. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 207-208
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 June 1892. Reporting on experiments with alternating current. With table and diagram
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 209
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 June 1892. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Mavor and Coulson, McMillan, Forbes and various electrical devices
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 210
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 20 June 1892. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Pulsford, Glasgow Corporation, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 211
Copy of letter from Campbell MacMillan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 June 1892. Reporting on tests of chloride cables, with tables
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 212-213
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.E. Rossiter. [S.l.]. 23 June 1892. Commenting on the reported failure of a deka-ampere gauge. Also mentioning Carver
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 214-215
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.E. Rossiter. [S.l.]. 24 Jun 1892. Discussing the failed gauge, also mentioning Carver and White's
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 216-218
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 June 1892. Concerning Rossiter and the failed gauge, and mentioning voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 219
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 June 1892. Concerning work in progress and mentioning multicellular batteries, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 220-222
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 27 June 1892. Concerning matters pertaining to electrical instruments produced in …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 223
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Blakey, Emmott and Co. [S.l.]. 27 June 1892. Commenting on their proposal to modify the ammeter terminals supplied to them for the Glasgow switch board
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 224-225
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 28 June 1892. Describing a modification made to a piece of electrical wire resulting …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 226
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Blakey, Emmott and Co. [S.l.]. 29 June 1892. With suggestions concerning the proposed modifications. Also mentioning White's and Halifax
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 227
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 6 July 1892. Concerning work in progress and mentioning multicellular batteries, and ampere gauges. With a table of test results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 228-229
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 July 1892. Commenting and expanding on Parry's letter of the 6th
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 230-231
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 July 1892. Further information on his experiments with the electrical conductivity of wires. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 232-233
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Gray Dawes & Co. [S.l.]. 29 July 1892. Concerning complaints passed on by John M. Denny, made by the chief engineer of the S. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 234-235
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to John M. Denny. [S.l.]. 29 July 1892. Concerning complaints passed on by John M. Denny, made by the chief engineer of the S. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 236
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the Electric Construction Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 1 August 1892. Concerning electrical apparatus supplied, including a transformer
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 237-238
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 30 August 1892. Concerning insulation tests and mentioning Dr. Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 239
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 14 September 1892. On business matters
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 240-241
Tables from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 September 1892. Tables of results of tests on a meter
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 242-244
Copy of letter from C.D. Rankin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 21 September 1892. Concerning the electrical resistance of mica. Also mentioning Parry
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 245-246
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to the London Electric Supply Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 10 October 1892. Concerning equipment to record the volume of electricity used in Deptford
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 247-248
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J.S. Raworth of the Brush Electrical Engineering Co. [S.l., s.d.]. Concerning instruments by Thomson available for purchase
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 249-250
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to David Cook, City of London Electrical Lighting Co. Ltd. [S.l.]. 12 November 1892. Concerning Watt meters and balances
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 251-252
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.E. Mavor. [S.l.]. 21 Nov. 1892. Concerning equipment despatched, and modifications
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 253
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to The Electric Power Storage Co. Ltd. [S.l.]. 23 November 1892. Concerning electrical cells and suggested modifications. Also mentioning Dr. Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 254-255
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J.S. Raworth, Brush Electrical Engineering Co. [S.l.]. 25 November 1892. Concerning a watt balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 256
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.B.W. Kennedy. [S.l.]. 28 November 1892. Concerning instruments, and mentioning watt balances and the City of London Co
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 257-258
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J.S. Raworth, Brush Electrical Engineering Co. [S.l.]. 30 November 1892. Concerning the use of the watt balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 259-262
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J. Van Vleck, Edison Illuminating Co. [S.l.]. 20 January 1893. Concerning a voltmeter, and the difficulties in its construction. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 263
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to J.S. Raworth, Brush Electrical Engineering Co. [S.l.]. 31 January 1893. Informing Raworth of White's production of a more sensitive watt balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 264-265
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to A.A. Campbell Swinton. [S.l.]. 1 February 1893. Concerning the provision of a voltmeter, and mentioning an electrostatic balance
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 266-267
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sir David Salomons. [S.l.]. 7 February 1893. Concerning the electrical properties of various wires
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 268-269
Copy of letter from William Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 3 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Monroe, Rankin, John Gray, Dittmar, Marshall, W. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 270-271
Copy of letter from William Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 3 May 1893. Clear copy of MS Kelvin LB1/268-269, reporting on work in progress in the …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 272-273
Copy of letter from C.D. Rankin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress in the standardizing department, and mentioning Parry, Gray, Dittmar, Colquhoun, F. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 274-275
Copy of letter from John Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry (William), Denny, Dittmar, Brown, Johnston …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 276-277
Copy of letter from George E. Allan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress in the standardizing department, and mentioning Parry, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 278
Copy of letter from James Holm to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress in the standardizing department, and mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 279
Copy of letter from Walter Stewart to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 19 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress, also mentioning Allan, Anderson, Bottomley, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 280-281
Copy of letter from William Parry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 23 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress, and mentioning Mollison, Parker, Gray, Rankin, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 282-284
Copy of letter from C.D. Rankin to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 26 May 1893. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Johnstone (sic), Parry, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 285-286
Copy of letter from George E. Allan to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 31 May 1893. Reporting an experiment on the forces of magnetism. Mentioning Dr. McEwen, Holm, Dittmar and Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 287
Copy of letter from John Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 2 June 1893. Reporting on work in progress in the standardizing department and mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 288-290
Copy of letter from Leslie Denny to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 June 1893. Tests on the resilience of platinum springs. With tables of results and mentioning Galt and Brown
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 291-292
Copy of letter from George E. Allan to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 12 June 1893. Reporting on the results of changes in experiments suggested by Thomson, on magnets
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 293
Copy of letter (written on page no.'s 780, 783, 785, 787, 789 of separate notebook and inserted into LB1), from James H. Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 294-295
Copy of letter from James Marshall and Carrick Anderson to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 16 June 1893. Reports on experiments concerning the alteration …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 296-300
Report from Robert D. Cassells and William Sharpe to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. On the efficiency of a small motor. With diagrams.
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 301
Table from William A. Brown and Leslie Dewey(?) to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Table of results of tests on a spiral platinum spring
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 302-307
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 6 Oct. 1893. Reporting on tests on a secondary battery, also mentioning Meikle. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 308
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to D. Bolton and Sons Ltd. [S.l.]. 6 February 1894. Enquiring about technical details of wire produced by the firm
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 309
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to D. Bolton and Sons Ltd. [S.l.]. 10 February 1894. Specifying the type of wire required
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 310
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to James White and Co. [S.l.]. 28 February 1894. On business matters and mentioning wire and leydon jars
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 311-313
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 1 May 1894. Reporting on wires, cells and experiments on them, also mentioning Murdoch, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 314-319
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 May 1894. Reporting on tests modelled after those of Professor J.J. Thomson on the electricity of drops(?). …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 320-322
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 10 May 1894. Reporting on the results of experiments involving a Thesye-Oblassir Cell. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 323-324
Letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 May 1894. Reporting on an experiment with light and electricity. With tables and diagram signed C.I.I. Hunter Johnston.
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 325-327
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 11 May 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Allan, Murray, Henderson, Hume, Murdoch and Thomson. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 328-329
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 11 May 1894. With information on the electricity of drops
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 330-331
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 15 May 1894. Discussing the properties of platinum wire. With a diagram and formula. Also mentioning Professor Lodge
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 332-335
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 May 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning McLean, Gray, Hamilton, platinum wire and German silver plate. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 336
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 22 May 1894. Further information on platinum wire
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 337-340
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 1 June 1894. Reporting the arrival of apparatus from White's, also mentioning platinum …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 341-347
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 1 June 1894. Report on experiments with contact electricity. Also mentioning Pellat
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 348
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1894. Further information on platinum wire and mentioning Allan
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 349-350
Copy of letter from George E. Allan to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 June 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Johnstone (sic), Murdoch, Galt, Stewart, Thomson, Dittmar, Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 351-352
Copy of letter from John Gray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 8 June 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Allan, Murray, Holm, Johnston (sic), Dittmar, Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 353-355
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 8 June 1894. Details of work in progress and mentioning Gray, Henderson, Hume, Allan, Thomson and wires. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 356-357
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 12 June 1894. Laboratory report on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Hamilton, Allan, Holm, and wire
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 358-360
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 June 1894. Reporting on Murdoch's experiments with wires. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 361-362
Copy of letter from Walter Stewart to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 June 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Dittmar, Henderson, Hume, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 363-366
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 20 June 1894. Reporting on experiments with Leydon jars. With diagrams and tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 367
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 22 June 1894. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Holm, Leydon jars, copper, platinum and German Silver Wire
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 368-369
Copy of letter from James Holm to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 22 June 1894. Reporting on work on contact electricity and mentioning the properties tin, zinc copper and aluminium. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 370-373
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 25 June 1894. Discussing his experiments with electricity and Leydon jars, copper zinc and German Silver Wire. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 374-376
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 28 June 1894. Continuation of the above experiment. With a table of results. (Partly illegible)
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 377-378
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 29 June 1894. Reporting on tests carried out on two Hopkinson meters. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 379-381
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 July 1894. Further experiments with Leydon jars and electricity. Also mentioning copper …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 382-384
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 6 July 1894. Further information on the above. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 385
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 July 1894. Answering Thomson's queries on the above experiments
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 386
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 10 July 1894. Reporting on the provision of platinum and brass wire by White's
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 387-388
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 July 1894. Reporting on the repitition of experiments on Leydon jars and electricity. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 390-393
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 16 July 1894. Explaining results obtained and methods of work used in air electrification experiments
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 394-398
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 18 July 1894. Further results of air electrification experiments
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 399-400
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 23 July 1894. Further results of the air electrification mentioning difficulties involved, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 401-404
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.] 24 July 1894. Modified tests of the above experiment. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 405-406
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 25 July 1894. Reporting on proposed modifications to his apparatus. Also mentioning the use of shellac
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 407-410
Copy of report from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 July 1894. On the result of the experiment with modified apparatus. With a diagram and tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 411
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 26 July 1894. Reporting on his own work, including comments on insulating materials. With a mention of Baird and Tatlock
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 412-415
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 27 July 1894. Further experiments on the electrification of air. Also mentioning Carver. …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 416
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 July 1894. Further results on experiments on the electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 417-418
Copy of report from Andrew Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 26 Sept. 1894. Detailed summary of work on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 419-420
Copy of report from John Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Sept. 1894. Reporting on his experiments on point-discharge. Also mentioning Hamilton. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 421
Copy of letter from Patrick Hamilton and Walter Stewart to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 29 October 1894. Further tests on point-discharge. Mentioning electrometers
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 423-424
Copy of letter from Patrick Hamilton and Walter Stewart to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 9 Nov. 1894. Further results of tests
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 425
Copy of letter from Vincent J. Blyth and James Muir to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 9 Nov. 1894. Results of experiments on flowing water. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 426
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 16 Jan. 1895. Concerning tests on the conductivity of sandstone. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 427-429
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 March 1895. Results of experiments on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 430
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 14 March 1895. Testing the conductivity of granite
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 431-434
Copy of letters from Walter Stewart and Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 14 March 1895. Experiment on the electrification of air. Mentioning Hamilton. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 435
Copy of letter from J. Erskine Murray to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 March 1895. Further on the conductivity of granite
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 436-437
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 March 1895. Further results on experiments on the electrification of air. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 438-439
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 16 March 1895. Continuing the series from MS Kelvin LB1/436-437. With further results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 440-443
Tables from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 April 1895. Tables of results for an undisclosed series of experiments
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 444-445
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 1 May 1895. Further results on the electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 446-447
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 2 May 1895. Further results on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 448-451
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 3 May 1895. Further detailed results on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 452
Diagram from John F. Henderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 May 1895. A diagram of apparatus in use for an undescribed experiment
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 453-456
Document from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Description of an attempt to de-electrify air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 457-462
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 8 May 1895. Further results of electrification of air experiments. Also mentioning Hamilton, …
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 463-465
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 9 May 1895. Concerning attempt to de-electrify air with tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 466-467
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 May 1895. Describing an unidentified experiment. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 468-470
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 10 May 1895. Further attempts at de-electrification. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 471
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 10 May 1895. Reporting further experiments
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 472
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 10 May 1895. Further results of his experiments. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 473-480
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13-14 May 1895. Detailed account of his experiments on the electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 481-482
Copy of report from Walter Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1895. Reporting on the electrification of air and mentioning Winter's Friction Machine
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 483-484
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 May 1895. Reporting on the effects of heat on electrified air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 485-487
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 17 May 1895. Further results on the effects of heat on electrified air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 488
Copy of report from Walter Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 or 17 May 1895. Reporting on the electrification of air. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 489-490
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 20 May 1895. Reporting on further experiments on the electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 491-496
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 21 May 1895. Further detailed information on experiments on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 497-499
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 21 May 1895. Further details of experiments on the electrification of air
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 500
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 May 1895. Reporting on his work and mentioning Black
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 501-504
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 24-25 May 1895. Further information on the electrification of air experiment. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p. 505-508
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 28 May 1895. Reporting on the experiments on electrification and de-electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB1 - Item: p.1
Copy of partially illegible report by Andrew Gray, on electrical experiments in the University Laboratory. 12 June 1883
MS Kelvin LB2
Letterbook of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [Natural Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow], 1883-1888.
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 1-2
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 November 1883. Reporting on experiments involving the weighting of electricity. With a table of results and mentioning Wallace
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 3-6
Unsigned copy of tables [from John McCowan] to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 February 1884. Tables of results of tests involving the use of galvanometer and Clark's Cells
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 7
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 8 May 1884. Describing an experiment involving a renovated electric cell, glass tube and wire. With …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 8
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 May 1884. Discussing adjustments to apparatus and mentioning current standardizers, copper-vessels and White's
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 9-10
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 July 1884. Discussing tests on a Daniel cell and mentioning galvanometers, Renwick and magnets. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 11
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 May 1884. Discussing the deficiencies of the current-standardizer and mentioning Rennie, Bottomley and magnetism
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 12
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1884. Further on the defects of the current-standardizer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 13
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 May 1884. Explaining his delay in providing results of tests and mentioning White's, Bottomley, batteries and the current-standardizers
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 14
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1884. Further on the current-standardizer and mentioning Reid
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 15
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 May 1884. On a second current-standardizer. With a table of results of tests
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 16
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 May 1884. Further on the current-standardizer and mentioning White's. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 17
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1884. Reporting the arrival of new design of current-standardizer from White's
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 18-19
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1884. Further tests involving the current-standardizer, ammeters, Clark cells and magnetism. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 20-21
Copy of partly illegible letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 May 1884 (?). Giving results of an experiment involving the use of galvanometers. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 22-23
Copy of partly illegible letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 May 1884. On the preceeding set of experiments. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 24
Legible copy of part of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson [MS Kelvin LB2/22-23]. 30 May 1884
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 25
Copy of letter from John McCowan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1884. Reporting on tests on an amperemeter. Also mentioning shellac and steel wire
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 26
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 June 1884. With a brief description of an undisclosed experiment, and mentioning Rennie and Gray
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 27-29
Copy of letter from John Gordon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 June 1884. A full description of an electrolysis experiment, also mentioning galvanometers, current-standardizers, copper and Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 30-32
Copy of unsigned report [by John Gordon]. 29 October 1884. Results of tests carried out on six electric lamps sent by Mr Gimingham
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 33
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 [?] 1885. Reporting on the testing of an ironclad galvanometer. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 34-35
Copy of letter from R.F. Muirhead to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 May 1885. Concerning the construction of an "Equation Solver". Also mentioning Rennie. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 36
Partly illegible unsigned copy of letter [from R.F. Muirhead] to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 July 1885. Table of results of an unidentified experiment
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 37
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 9 July 1885. Reporting on the testing of a semi-ironclad galvanometer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 38
Copy of two letters from W.H. Watkinson and William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9-10 July 1885. Concerning a multiplying condensor and voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 39
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 July 1885. Concerning the testing of instruments and mentioning White's, Bottomley and batteries. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 40
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 July 1885. Further tests and mentioning Bottomley, galvanometers and batteries. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 41-42
[S.d.]. Unsigned description of an unidentified experiment involving electric batteries. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 43-44
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 July 1885. Reporting on the testing of a semi-ironclad galvanometer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 45
Copy of two letters from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29-30 July 1885. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray and Bottomley. Also mentioning a milliampere meter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 46
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 July 1885. Further information on the testing of the amperemeter and galvanometer. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 47-48
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 July 1885. Further tests on the above. With a table of results and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 49-51
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 Aug. 1885. Further information on the galvanometer and milliampere meter and mentioning White's. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 52
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 Aug. 1885. Reporting on the testing of a voltmeter. Also mentioning Watkinson
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 53-54
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Aug. 1885. Further results of tests on the galvanometer and voltmeter. Also mentioning Bottomley. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 55-56
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 Aug. 1885. Results of tests on the voltmeter. Also mentioning Rennie and Cleland. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 57
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Aug. 1885. Further tests on the ampere meter and galvanometer. Also mentioning Watkinson
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 58-59
Copy of letter from William H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Aug. 1885. Results of tests on the voltmeter. With a table of results. Also mentioning Akine
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 60
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 Sept. 1885. Further tests on an amperemeter mentioning Cleland, Watkinson and Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 61
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Sept. 1885. Further tests on engine-room voltmeters and electrostatic voltmeters. Also mentioning Cleland
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 62-64
Copy of letter from William H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Sept. 1885. Further tests on the milliampere meter. Also mentioning Akine, Cleland and the galvanometer. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 65-66
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Oct. 1885. Reporting on difficulties on producing current with damaged electric cells. Also mentioning batteries
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 67-68
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Oct. 1885. Results of tests on the milliampere meter. With a diagram and table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 69-70
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 October 1885. Further tests on a milliampere meter. With a table of results and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 71-72
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the testing of fuses and mentioning MacLean, Bottomley and tin wire
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 73
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 October 1885. Reporting on deficiencies in the design of the milliampere meter. Also mentioning Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 74
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the testing of a hecto-ampere meter. Also mentioning MacLean. With a table of results and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 75-76
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 October 1885. Continuing their testing. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 77-78
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Oct. 1885. Further tests on milliampere meters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 79-80
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 Oct. 1885. Reporting on modifications made to apparatus, including an ampere meter, on Thomson's orders
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 81-82
Copy of letter from L.E. Akins to William Thomson. 16 Oct. 1885. Discussing work with Young's Modulus, also mentioning Cleland
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 83
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the arrival and preliminary testing of a new current-standardizer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 84-85
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the testing of silk fibres. Also mentioning Akins, and Professor McKendrick
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 86
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the testing of a current-standardizer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 87-91
Illegible info. Unsigned, undated
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 92
Copy of letter from W. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Oct. 1885. Discussing tests using a milliampere meter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 93
Copy of two letters from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26-28 October 1885. Dealing with the testing of a milliampere meter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 94
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the testing of a Disc-ironclad amperemeter. Also mentioning Akins, batteries and a graded galvanometer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 95-96
Copy of letter from W. Brown and W.H. Watkinson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 Oct. 1885. Reporting on the further testing of the milliampere meter. Also mentioning White's and a current-standardizer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 97
Copy of letter from J.T.B. [i.e. James Bottomley] to William Thomson. Glasgow. 31 Oct. 1885. Short note on a galvanometer
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 98-99
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 24-28 Dec. 1885. Reporting on tests of the milliampere meter and enclosing diagrams and a graph of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 100-101
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 29 Dec. 1885. Further information on alterations to apparatus and mentioning Gray, silk fibres, amperemeters and electric cells
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 102-104
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 30 Dec. 1885. Further results of tests with amperemeters, galvanometers and electric cells. With graphs of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 105-107
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Jan. 1886. Reporting on testing of a single-oval galvanometer. Also mentioning Gray and Niblett. With a graph of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 108-109
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [Sl.]. 29 Jan. 1886. Reporting on further testing of the galvanometer. Also mentioning Niblett, Gray, magnets and barbettes. With a graph of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 110
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 Feb. 1886. Further results of tests with the galvanometer and barbette
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 111
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Feb. 1886. Reporting on the use of the iron clad barbette. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 112
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 March 1886. Reporting on electrolysis experiment, involving the use of silver and copper
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 114-115
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 March 1886. Further on electrolysis experiments
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 116
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, MacLean, Niblett, Meikle, amperemeters and gravimeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 116
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 April 1886. Results of tests on a voltampere meter. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 117
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, White's, conductivity meters, Cleland and King
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 118
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, King, Niblett and conductivity meters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 119
Copy of letter from James King to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, MacLean, Niblett, Cleland, conductivity meters and voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 120
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 18 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Cleland, King, Muirhead, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 121-122
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 19 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Meikle, King, Cleland, conductivity meters and voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 123
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress. Also mentioning Gray, MacLean, Muirhead, Niblett, Brown, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 124-126
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 24 May 1886. Reporting on the testing of Denny's voltmeter. With a table of results. Also mentioning Bottomley. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 127-129
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 25 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Maclean (sic), King, Meikle, Niblett, electric cells, and meters. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 130-132
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 27 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Cleland, King, MacLean, and voltmeters. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 133
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Reid, Rennie, Niblett, Brown, Cleland, Riane(?), Meikle, King and voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 134
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1886. Reporting on his work and mentioning an electric meter and the use of copper. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 135
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 29 May 1886. Reporting on the testing of a Denny voltmeter and mentioning MacLean. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 136
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 May 1886. Further to MS Kelvin LB2/135. With a graph of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 137-138
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 1 June 1886. Reporting on his work in progress and mentioning Cleland, King, MacLean, Niblett, Meikle, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 139
Copy of two letters from William Brown to William Thomson. 1-2 June 1886. Reporting on the failure of modifications to make the Denny voltmeter more accurate
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 140-141
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 2 June 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Cleland, King, MacLean, Gray, Niblett, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 142-143
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. Glasgow. 14 June 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Cleland, King, galvanometers, Barbettes, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 144-145
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 July 1886. Reporting on the work of Meikle and himself. Also mentioning electric current meters, ampere balances and White's
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 146
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Aug. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean, Gray, Cleland, current meters, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 148
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. Glasgow. 5 August 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Cleland, Meikle and an electrolysis experiment. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 149
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 August 1886. Dealing with an electrolysis experiment and mentioning Niblett and deka-ampere balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 150
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. 9 Aug. 1886. Reporting on an experiment involving paraffined paper and a deki-ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 151
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 August 1886. Reporting on a series of electrolysis experiments carried on with Gray and involving the use of silver and copper. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 152
Copy of letter from William Cleland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 Aug. 1886. Reporting on an electrolysis experiment carried on with Niblett
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 153
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 August 1886. Further on his electrolysis experiments with silver nitrate. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 154
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Aug. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, MacLean, Niblett, Cleland, electrolysis and deka-ampere balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 155-156
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. Glasgow. 9 Sept. 1886. Reporting on the performance of fuses, and with further comments on the mathematics of an experiment
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 157
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Sept. 1886. Reporting on the testing of an electrical instrument. Also mentioning Malcolm
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 158
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Sept. 1886. Reporting on the testing of a volt balance. Also mentioning Gray and Cleland
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 159
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 Sept. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Cleland, King, Gray, volt balances, aluminium, fuses and wave motion
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 160
The scale for a magneto-static voltmeter, from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Sept. 1886
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 161-162
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Sept. 1886. Reporting on the testing by Meikle and himself of various voltbalances, with tables of results. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 163-164
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 Sept. 1886. Reporting on the testing by himself, Gray and Meikle of a vertical amperemeter and a deka-ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 165-166
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 Sept. 1886. Further information on the testing of the amperemeter. Also mentioning Gray and Meikle. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 167
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 Sept. 1886. Further information on the amperemeters and their repair at White's. Also mentioning volt balances. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 168-171
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 Sept. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and giving detailed tables of results. Mentioning Meikle, King, amperemeters and Gray
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 172-174
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 Oct. 1886. Reporting on tests of instruments and mentioning Brown, MacLean, voltmeters and amperemeters. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 175-176
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Oct. 1886. Reporting on the unsatisfactory test by himself and Gray of a deka-ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 177-178
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 Oct. 1886. Reporting on the further testing of a voltmeter. Also mentioning Niblett, Meikle, and King
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 179
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 Oct. 1886. Further tests on a deka-ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 180
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Denny & Bros. [S.l.]. 8 Oct. 1886. Reporting on Thomas Balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 181
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 Oct. 1886. Reporting on a visit to Denny's. Also mentioning Gray, Niblett, Meikle, ampere balances, voltmeters and electrolysis
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 182
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Oct. 1886. Reporting on the testing of a lamp counter by Gray and himself. Also mentioning a deka-ampere balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 183
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Meikle, King, MacLean, a hecto-ampere balance and wave-motion
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 184
Illegible item. [1886]
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 185
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Meikle, King, amperemeters and voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 186-187
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, King, Meikle, Malcolm, hecto-ampere balances, batteries. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 188-189
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, ampere-balances, King and Watt balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 190-191
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Meikle, King, ampere balances and electrolysis
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 192
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, MacLean, Brown, King, ampere balances and fuses
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 193
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Oct. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Meikle, Niblett, a dynamo, an electrolytic …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 194
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Dec. 1886. Reporting the testing of an engine room voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 195-196
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 Dec. 1886. Reporting on work in progress and on a trip to Denny's. Also mentioning Brown, Meikle, Niblett, voltmeters and amperemeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 197-198
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Jan. 1887. Reporting on work on a voltbalance, also mentioning Gray and Meikle
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 199-200
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Jan. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, Meikle, aluminium coils, White's and balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 201
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Jan. 1887. Reporting on the testing of insulation material, batteries and dynamos. Also mentioning Gray and Brown
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 202
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 March 1887. Reporting on the misreading of results of an electrolysis experiment
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 203
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 March 1887. Reporting on the work of Meikle and Niblett on a Deca-ampere balance. Also mentioning Gray, a Daniell's battery and patents
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 206
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Philips, amperemeters and lamp counters. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 207-210
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Philips, Brown, electrical meters and batteries. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 211-212
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, MacLean, Philips, Niblett, White's Lamp Counters and voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 213-216
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Philips, lamp counters, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 217-218
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Gray, Philips, Carver, Watson, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 219
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, Brown, Meikle, MacLean, a Denny voltmeter, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 220-221
Copy of letter from Herbert J. Watson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Bottomley, Carver, MacLean, Brown, and Meikle. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 222
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Niblett, Gray, Philips and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 223
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, Meikle, Niblett, Maclean, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 224-226
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Philips, Meikle, Carver and Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 227-229
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1887. Discussing the inaccuracies in the readings given by a galvanometer, which he suggests …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 231-233
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 May 1887. Reporting on his work with Malcolm on a Denny Voltmeter. With tables of results, one signed by MacLean
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 234-235
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Dr. Fleming, Carmichael, White's. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 236-238
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Watson, Niblett, Brown and MacLean. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 239-241
Tables from Magnus Maclean and Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.May 1887. Tables of results of tests on a Denny Voltmeter and Engine Room Voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 242
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 May 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Meikle, Carver, Watson and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 243
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. Glasgow. 27 May 1887. Giving the results of an unidentified experiment. With a diagram and a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 244
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 May 1887. Description of magnetic equipment, mentioning silk, fibre and aluminium. With diagrams
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 245-246
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. Glasgow. 31 May 1887. Further information on his own work and mentioning Niblett, Brown, Philips, galvanometers, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 247-250
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 June 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Philips, MacLean, Meikle, Carver, voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 251
Results of a test from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.June 1887. Comparing a Denny voltmeter, a milliampere balance and a marine voltmeter. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 252-253
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1887. Replying to criticism by Thomson of MacLean's work. Also mentioning Brown, Meikle, Philips, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 254-255
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1887. Further tests on the properties of shellac. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 256-258
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 June 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Philips, Gray, Niblett, Carver, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 259-263
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 June 1887. Reporting on his work involving the conductivity of metals at different temperatures. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 264
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 June 1887. Reporting on his work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Carver, Brown, Philips, White's and voltmeters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 265-269
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 June 1887. Reporting on the conductivity of wires of varying metals. With tables of results. Also mentioning Reid
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 270
Further results of tests from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 June 1887. Comparing various meters. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 271-272
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 June 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean, Philips, Niblett, Carver and Bottomley. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 273-276
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 June 1887. Reporting on his work on the conductivity of copper rods. Also mentioning Gray, Reid, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 277
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 June 1887. Reporting on work with a voltmeter. Also mentioning Niblett and Brown. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 278
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 June 1887. Further to MS Kelvin LB2/277
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 279-280
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 June 1887. Reporting on technical matters and mentioning a Schauschieffs cell, ampere balances and batteries. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 281-282
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 July 1887. Further work on technical matters, Schauschieffs cell, ampere balances and batteries, as mentioned in MS Kelvin LB2/279-280
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 283
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 July 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Philips, Niblett, Meikle, MacLean, Carver, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 284-287
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 July 1887. Reporting in detail on his work with gravity cells. Also mentioning MacLean, Meikle, Philips, Niblett and Carver
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 288-289
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 July 1887. Reporting on his attempts to photograph a clay mould of waves. Also mentioning Carver, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 291
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 July 1887. Further on his work with gravity cells
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 292-294
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 July 1887. Detailed results of his work with gravity cells. Also mentioning Niblett, Carver, MacLean, Meikle and ampere balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 295
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 July 1887. Reporting on his own and Brown's work with electric cells. Also mentioning MacLean, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 296
Copy of telegram from William Bottomley Jr. to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 July 1887. Concerning Schauschieff cell
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 297-302
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 July 1887. Detailed report on the Schauschieff cell. Also mentioning Marks, Meikle, Niblett and a Daniell's Cell. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 303-304
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 July 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Meikle, Niblett, Weir, Bottomley, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 305-307
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 July 1887. Reporting on the manufacture of two new cells and mentioning Brown and MacLean. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 308-309
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 July 1887. Reporting on the testing of a Lamp counter. Also mentioning Meikle and White's. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 310
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 Aug. 1887. Reporting on the checking of various laboratory instruments and mentioning Meikle, voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 311
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 August 1887. Further on the comparative tests of voltmeters and ampere balances. Also mentioning Brown and the Hecla Foundry, Sheffield
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 312-313
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 August 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Philips, Weir, Sutherland, Baines (sic). …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 314
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Aug. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Weir, Niblett and Philips. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 315
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Aug. 1887. Giving the results of tests conducted on steel bars supplied by the Hecta Foundry of Sheffield. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 316-317
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 Aug. 1887. Agreeing to accompany some ampere balances to Manchester and reporting on the testing of a Schauschieff Cell. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 318
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 Aug. 1887. Reporting on the arrival of a new ampere balance from White's and passing on a question …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 319-320
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 August 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Weir, Philips, Niblett and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 321-322
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Aug. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Meikle, Philips and Renny (sic). Also mentioning Brush Co. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 323
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Aug. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Philips, Weir, Brown, and Meikle. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 324-325
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Aug. 1887. Meikle, Sutherland, Gray, Brown, Philips and Weir. Also mentioning White's voltmeters, "Akonite" wire and Brush fuses. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 326
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 August 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Brown, Philips, Weir and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 327
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 Aug. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Sutherland, Niblett, Philips and Weir. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 328-330
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Aug. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Malcolm, Meikle, Sutherland, Philips, Weir and Brown. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 331-332
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 August 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Brown and Sutherland. Also …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 333
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 August 1887. Reporting on the return of a voltmeter to White's and mentioning Woodside Electric …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 334
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 September 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, MacLean, and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 335
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean and White's. Also …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 336
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 September 1887. A short note on work in progress, mentioning Meikle, Sutherland, MacLean and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 337
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 September 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Carver, Sutherland and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 338-339
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 September 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Carver and Sutherland. Also …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 340-341
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean, Watson and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 342-343
Copy of letter from Herbert J. Watson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Carver, Meikle and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 344
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 September 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sutherland, MacLean and Watson. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 345-346
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, MacLean and Sutherland. Also …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 347-348
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, MacLean, Meikle and Professor Forbes. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 349-350
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 September 1887. Reporting on the arrival of instruments from White's. Also mentioning Gray, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 351-352
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Sept. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean, Watson, Professor …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 353-358
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 September 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, MacLean, Professor Forbes and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 359
Unsigned copy of certificate of constancy for a Thomson electric balance
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 360-361
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Sutherland, Carver, Weir and Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 362-363
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 October 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Sutherland, Brown, Gray Jnr, Lakie and Manchester. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 364-367
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Meikle, Brown, Carver, Sutherland, Lackie, J. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 368-369
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 October 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sutherland, Niblett, Gray and Lackie. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 370-373
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.October 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Lackie, MacLean, and Meikle and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 374
Copy of letter from William Lackie to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 October 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Niblett, Meikle and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 375
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, Weir, Gray, Lackie, Meikle and Carver. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 376-377
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Niblett, J.H. Gray, Lackie, MacLean, and Meikle. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 378-382
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 October 1887. Reporting in detail, and with tables of results, on experiments carried out on …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 383-384
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, MacLean, Brown, Carver, Gray, Lackie and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 385-389
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 Oct. 1887. Reporting on tests with the thermal voltmeter and an ampere balance. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 390-392
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 Oct. 1887. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Meikle, Gray, Lackie, Bottomley, Brown, Carver, Gray and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 393-396
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 Oct. 1887. Reporting on tests of solutions for electric batteries, including Schauschieff's solution and Geisler's solution
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 397-399
Copy of letter from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Oct. 1887. Further information on solutions for electric batteries. Also mentioning Meikle, Carver, …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 400-403
Copy of instructions from J.T. Niblett to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 Nov. 1887. A set of instructions pertaining to the use of a Thomson Vertical Scale Voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 404
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to S.Z. de Ferranti. [S.l.]. 30 Nov. 1887. Reporting on the testing of a hecto ampere balance, and making arrangements to endorse each
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 405
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 Dec. 1887. Reporting the testing of a new Dynamo and mentioning Gray and White's
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 406
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Dec. 1887. Further tests on the Dynamo and mentioning Ferranti's and a deca-ampere meter
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 407-413
Unsigned copy of instructions for the use of Thomson's magneto-static current meters
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 415-417
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 May 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Sutherland, Carver, Patrick, McLelland, MacLean and Tanakadati. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 418-419
Copy of letter from William Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1888. Reporting on the testing of an electromotor. Also mentioning Sutherland. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 420-423
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Carver, Brown, Meikle, Shields, Lackie and Bottomley. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 424-426
Copy of report from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1888. Reporting on tests of standard ampere balances
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 427-428
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1888. Reporting on the use by himself and MacLean of a new coil supplied by White's. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 429-430
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1888. Reporting on further experiments by Sutherland and himself
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 431-441
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress with detailed notes on the work of Sutherland, MacLean, Shields and Carver. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 442-443
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Waring cables and electrometers
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 444-446
Copy of report from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c. June 1888. Reporting on tests of a Waring Cable. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 447-452
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1888. Reporting on his own work and Shields' work on Waring Cables and their insulation. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 453-454
Tables from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 June 1888. Tables of results of an electrical experiment
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 455-459
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 June 1888. Further information on the Waring Cables and mentioning Shields, MacLean and Sutherland
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 460-466
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sutherland, Cowan, Carver, Shields and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 467-470
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 June 1888. Correcting Shields' results for an experiment involving deca-ampere balances. Also mentioning his own work
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 471-472
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 June 1888. Reporting on tests on the Waring Cable, and mentioning electrometers
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 473-476
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 15 June 1888. Reporting on further tests by Sutherland and himself on Waring Cables. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 476-479
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 19 June 1888. Reporting on the graduation of a new electrometer by Brown and himself. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 480-483
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Brown, Shields and Tanakadati. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 484-486
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 June 1888. Reporting on the arrival of an ampere gauge and mentioning Carver. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 487-490
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 22 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Gray, Sutherland, MacLean and Carver. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 491-496
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 25 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sutherland, Reid, MacLean, Carver and Brown. …
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 497
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 June 1888. Reporting on the resistances of various ampere gauges. With additional note in pencil, dated 17 Aug. 1888
MS Kelvin LB2 - Item: p. 498-502
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 26 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Sutherland, Gray, MacLean and Carver. …
MS Kelvin LB3
Letterbook of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [Natural Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow], 1888-1891.
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 1-4
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 June 1888. Concerning an amperemeter made by Schnekitt of Nürnberg. Also mentioning Schnekitt's agent in Britain, Charles A. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 5-8
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Brown, Gray, Sutherland, Lackie, Shields and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 9-12
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 June 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, MacLean, Sutherland, Lackie and Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 13-14
Partly illegible copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 June 1888. Replying to questions posed by Thomson concerning an ammeter. Also mentioning Richard Miller, A. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 15
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 July 1888. Reporting on his work on a magneto static voltmeter. Also mentioning electrometers and ampere gauges and Carver
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 16-18
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 July 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Sutherland, Carver and Tanakadate. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 19-25
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 July 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Shields, Sutherland, Carver, Lackie and MacLean. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 26-29
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 July 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Brown, Shields, Sutherland, Gray, Tanakadate and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 30-31
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 July 1888. Reporting on modifications made to an ampere gauge and the results of so doing
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 32-34
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 July 1888. Further modifications and answers to questions posed by Thomson. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 35-36
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 July 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, MacLean, Meikle, Carver, Bottomley and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 37-39
Copy of letter from Thomas Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 July 1888. Replying to a letter of Thomson's concerning a centi-ampere balance. Also commenting on …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 40-43
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 July 1888. Reporting on a test carried out on the resistance of copper contacts, on Thomson's orders. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 44-48
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 July 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Carmichael, Meikle, Brown, Gray and Tanakadate. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 49-52
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 July 1888. Reporting on experiments with an integrator and mentioning Brown, Meikle, Carver, Tanakadate, magnetism and platinum wire
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 53-55
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 July 1888. Reporting on his work with ampere gauge No. 2. Also mentioning Gray, Brown, Meikle, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 56-58
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. Glasgow. 17 July 1888. Reporting on modifications on, and experiments involving the No. 1 ampere gauge. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 59-61
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 July 1888. Further work on ampere gauges and mentioning Malcolm, Brown and electric batteries. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 62-64
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 July 1888. Reporting on further modifications to the ampere gauge carried out by MacLean. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 65-66
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 July 1888. Further on his own and Brown's work with ampere gauges. Also mentioning voltmeters and Meikle. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 67-68
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 July 1888. Reporting on the testing of sounding wire. Also mentioning magnetism, multicellular electrometers and Brown
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 69
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 July 1888. Reporting on work with a multicellular electrometer. Also mentioning Lackie, Gray and White's
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 70
Copy of table from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 July 1888. Table of results of tests comparing square coil ampere gauges with different soft-iron plungers
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 71
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 July 1888. Tests on the multicellular electrometers. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 72-73
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 July 1888. Further work with Meikle on square coil ampere gauges
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 74-75
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 August 1888. Further work on the ampere gauges. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 76
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Gray and Brown. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 77
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Aug. 1888. Reporting on his work with multicellular electrometers
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 78
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Meikle, Sutherland, deca-ampere balances, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 79
Copy of letter from Andrew Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 Aug. 1888. Reporting on working on a voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 80-81
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Aug. 1888. Reporting on the arrival and testing of a new electro static voltmeter. Also mentioning White's and an electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 82
Copy of table from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Aug. 1888. Table of results of tests on an electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 83-86
Copy of letter from W. Brown and Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 Aug. 1888. Correcting the readings shown in MS Kelvin LB3/82. With tables of results …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 87-88
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 Aug. 1888. Further readings on MS Kelvin LB3/83-86. Also mentioning Gray, Reid, deca-ampere balances and an electrometer. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 89
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Patrick, Meikle, condensors, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 90-94
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work on integrator coils. Also mentioning Gray, standard ampere balances, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 95-96
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Meikle, and Tanakadate. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 97
Copy of table from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Aug. 1888. Table of results of tests on multi-cellular electrometers
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 98-100
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Aug. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Brown, Carver, and Tanakadate. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 101-102
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 August 1888. Reporting on the modification of integrator coils by White's. With a table of results and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 103-104
Missing, but annotated on remaining stubs "3 September 1888. Defective copy of Sir William's letter to Professor Ayrton... see page 108"
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 105-107
Rough copy of letter from Sir William Thomson to Professor Ayrton. [S.l., s.d.]. Mentioning Rennie and unsatisfactory electrical measuring instruments
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 108-109
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Professor Ayrton. [S.l.]. 3 Sept. 1888. Telling of his work on the multiplication of volts and mentioning various voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 110-114
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 September 1888. Reporting on reasons for the failure of a voltmeter on board the S.S. Nevada. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 116-117
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 Sept. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sutherland and Meikle. Also mentioning a deka-ampere …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 118-120
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 Sept. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Brown, Meikle, Sutherland and Ferranti. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 121-122
Copy of tables from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 Sept. 1888. Tables of readings from a quadrant electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 123-125
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 September 1888. Tables of readings from a repulsion electrometer. With an attached note mentioning Brown, Sutherland and Rennie
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 126-127
Copy of tables from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 Sept. 1888. Tables of readings (taken on the 5th) involving a Siemen's Dynamometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 128
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 11 Sept. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Brown, ampere balances, including …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 129-130
Copy of tables from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 Sept. 1888. Tables of results of tests on an electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 131-135
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 September 1888. Reporting on work in progress and enclosing tables of results produced by Shields and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 136
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Sept. 1888. Reporting on his work on a repulsion electrometer and mentioning Sir David Salomons
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 137-138
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Sept. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sir David Salomons and White's. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 139
Unsigned copy of table [from Magnus Maclean] to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 September 1888. Table of results of a repulsion electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 140
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 September 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Elliott, Sir David Salomons and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 141-142
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 September 1888. Reporting on modifications made to an ampere gauge
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 143-144
Copy of tables from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 Sept. 1888. Tables of results carried out on a magneto-static and a multicellular electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 145-146
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Sept. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, ampere-gauges, schaushieff cells, vertical …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 147-150
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 September 1888. Reporting on limiting factors in the design of an ampere gauge. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 151
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 September 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Meikle, Carver and Sutherland. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 152
Copy of table from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 September 1888. Table of comparative readings of an electrometer and an electrostatic voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 153-156
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Oct. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sir David Salomons, Brown, MacLean and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 157-161
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 October 1888. Reporting on difficulties encountered in the testing of balances and gauges. Also mentioning Ferranti. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 162-163
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Oct. 1888. Reporting on work on an electrometer for Ferranti. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 164
Copy of a scale for an electrostatic balance, by Andrew W. Meikle. 22 Oct. 1888
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 165
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 Oct. 1888. Reporting on his work with a magneto-static balance. Also mentioning magnetism
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 166
Copy of table from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. 22 Oct. 1888. Table of readings for a magneto-static voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 167-168
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 October 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning a deka ampere balance and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 169-170
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 October 1888. Reporting on electrical experiments involving an alternating deka (ampere/volt …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 171-173
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 October 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning White's, deka-ampere balances, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 174-175
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 October 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sir David Salomons, Ferranti, voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 176-177
Copy of letter from W. Brown to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Oct. 1888. Reporting on difficulties in gaining accurate readings from an electrostatic balance being provided for Ferranti. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 178-181
Copy of instructions, unsigned. [S.l., s.d.]. Set of supplementary instructions for an electric balance
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 182-183
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 November 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Reid, Bottomley, MacLean and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 184-185
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 November 1888. Reporting on the inaccuracy of an electrostatic balance. Also mentioning White's and an ampere gauge
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 186-187
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 November 1888. Further difficulties with an ampere gauge. Mentioning White's and with a table …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 188
Copy of letter from Malcolm Sutherland to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 Dec. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning an engine room voltmeter, a deka ampere …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 189-191
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Dec. 1888. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Sutherland, Ferranti, Tanakadate and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 192-194
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 7 Feb. 1889. Detailed report on the use of an electrometer and Maxwell's formula to find "v"
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 195-198
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 May 1889. Reporting on the work of Carey, Murray and himself on the field of a Rhumkorff coil. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 199-202
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 May 1889. Further information on the above. Including details of modification to the apparatus used
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 204-205
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carey, Gray, Murray, Professor Ayrton, Carver and MacIntyre. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 206-208
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1889. Reporting on modifications being made to a meter, and on work in progress. Mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 209
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Carver and Meikle. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 211
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.19 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Carver and Ferranti's. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 212-214
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 May 1889. Results of experiments on the Siemen's dynamo. With diagram
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 215-217
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 May 1889. Reporting on arrangements to try the constancy of the platinum suspending wires used in the multicellulars. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 218-221
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 May 1889. Reporting on difficulties encountered when testing a multicellular voltmeter from White's
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 223
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Muir and Mavor, Murray, Carey, Carver, MacIntyre and Meikle. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 224-228
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Murray and White's. Also mentioning modifications made to a meter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 229-230
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1889. Reporting on work on a multicellular voltmeter. Also mentioning Ferranti's and an ampere gauge
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 231-232
Copy of letter from Frederick C. Carey to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1889. Reporting on tests of a platinum wire web and a proposed silk insulation. Also mentioning Bottomley
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 233-235
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 May 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning a Siemen's dynamo, an engine room …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 236-240
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 May 1889. Reporting on the mechanical properties of various wires. Also mentioning Gray, Carey, Parry, silk magnets and meters. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 241-244
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 June 1889. Reporting on his own and Meikle's work on the effect of alternating current on laboratory instruments. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 245-246
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 June 1889. Reporting on the testing of electrostatic instruments. Also mentioning Gray, Parry, alternators and a milliampere meter. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 248-251
Copy of letter from James Erskine Murray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1889. Correcting and excusing mistaken readings of MS Kelvin LB3/241-243. With a table of results by Evan Parry
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 252-254
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1889. Reporting on his work on electrical resistances involving the use of centi-ampere …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 257-258
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1889. Further information on work on electrical resistance. Mentioning Meikle, a magneto …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 259-260
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 June 1889. Reporting on work on an electrical meter and mentioning photographs of the instrument
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 261
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 June 1889. Reporting on work on the resistance of silk. Also mentioning Ferranti's, Carver, iridio-platinum …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 262-264
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 June 1889. Further on the resistance of silk. Also mentioning a simulator, a deci-ampere balance and White's
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 267-267a
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 June 1889. Reporting on the testing of a centi-ampere balance, an engine room voltmeter, a voltmeter …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 268-269
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 June 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning voltmeters, engine room voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 270-271
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 June 1889. Describing an experiment involving electricity and Sulphate of Copper solution. With tables of results and a diagram
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 273
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 June 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Murray, Carver and Gray. Also mentioning multi-cellular …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 274
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Murray, Parry and Carver. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 275-276
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 June 1889. Reporting on the arrival of a multicellular voltmeter from White's and describing …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 277-281
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 June 1889. Reporting on experiments with an ampere gauge. With tables of results. Also mentioning Carver
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 282-286
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 June 1889. Reporting on work in progress and asking Thomson for clarification of instructions …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 289-290
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 July 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Graham and Co., White's, Silvertown India Rubber Co. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 291
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 July 1889. Reporting on the work of Gray and Parry. Also mentioning deci-ampere balances and multi-cellular electrometers
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 292
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 August 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, Gray and Malcolm. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 293
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 August 1889. Reporting on routine work on electrical instruments, including an ampere gauge for Chamberlain and Hookham's
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 294
Copy of letter from Frederick H. Carey to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 August 1889. Reporting on the work of Gray and Meikle on a deca-ampere balance and an electrometer
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 295-296
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 August 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Parry and Carey. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 297-299
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 August 1889. Reporting on the effects of burning material on electrical readings. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 300-302
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 September 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Aylmer and Reid. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 303
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Sept. 1889. Further on Meikle's report, and mentioning the arrival of Jones and Easton
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 304
Partly illegible copy of letter from Charles E. Jones to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.12 September 1889. Reporting on a multi-cellular voltmeter, marine voltmeters and magnetism
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 305-307
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Sept. 1889. Reporting on the work of Jones and Meikle and mentioning White's and Professor Quincke. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 308-309
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 September 1889. Reporting on the testing of a scale for a milliampere gauge. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 310
Copy of letter from Charles E. Jones to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Sept. 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Carver, Meikle, Easton and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 311-312
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 September 1889. Replying to Thomson's communication regarding new prices for instruments. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 313-314
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Sept. 1889. Reporting on his work on a meter. Also mentioning the work of Meikle and Tanakadate …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 315-316
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Sept. 1889. Reporting on work on a 50.000 voltmeter for Ferranti's, and its return to White's for modification. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 317-318
Copy of results from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 September 1889. Results of tests carried out on a volta pile
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 319-320
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 October 1889. Reporting on tests involving a motor, and giving results. Also mentioning the preparation …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 321-322
Copy of letter from Sir William Thomson to Muir, Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 9 Oct. 1889. Concerning government regulations on public safety and Muir, Mavor and …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 323
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 October 1889. Reporting on the testing of a motor at Muir Mavor and Coulson's. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 324
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 Oct. 1889. Reporting on adjustments made to ampere gauges and a vertical scale voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 325-329
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Oct. 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Siemen's Dynamometer, milli and centi …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 330-331
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Oct. 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning electrostatic voltmeters, the Tharsis Co. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 332
Copy of letter from Charles E. Jones to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 Oct. 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, Meikle, Professors Davis and …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 333
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 Oct. 1889. Reporting on work completed and mentioning Professor Barrett, White's, magnets and a vertical scale voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 334
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 October 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Professor Thomas Gray, the Tharsis Co. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 335
Copy of letter from Charles E. Jones to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Oct. 1889. Reporting on work on voltmeters, multi-cellular voltmeters, hekto-ampere balances, and on electrostatic voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 336-337
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 November 1889. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Ferranti's, White's, Carver and Professor Thomas Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 338
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 April 1890. Reporting on difficulties in gaining accurate readings with a house meter. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 339
Unsigned copy of letter [from Charles E. Jones] to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 April 1890. Further on Meikle's letter and reporting on the arrival of new instruments, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 340
Faint copy of letter [from Charles E. Jones] to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/339)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 341
Copy of letter from William Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Professor Ayrton, Malcolm, Parry, Wilson, Main, Boyd, Easton, Meikle. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 342
Clear copy of letter from William Buchanan to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/341)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 343
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Professor Ayrton, Shields, Gray, Wilson and Buchanan. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 344-345
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 May 1890. Dealing mostly with his experiments involving copper vessels. Also mentioning Meikle, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 346
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. Glasgow. 12 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Buchanan. Also mentioning ampere gauges, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 347
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. Glasgow. 13 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Parry, Carver, Gray, Cormack, Boyd, Main, Buchanan and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 348-350
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Shields and Buchanan, Professor …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 351
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Parry, Wilson, Meikle, Shields, Buchanan and Easton. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 352
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 May 1890. Explaining his proposed modifications to some instruments, and reporting on the standardizing of instruments
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 353
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 May 1890. Further on his own and Carver's modifications and mentioning Parry and Thorneycroft. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 354
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Wilson, Meikle, Shields, Buchanan, Easton and Thorneycroft, Anderson & Monro. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 355
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Cormack, Shields, Buchanan, Parry and Anderson and Monro. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 356
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 21 May 1890? Further on the proposed modifications
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 358
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Stormont, Parry, Meikle, Shields and Malcolm. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 359
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Professor Thomas Gray, Parry, Gray, Cormack, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 360
Faint copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/359)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 361
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1890. Further on his own and Cormack's work with copper vessels and the radiation of heat. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 362
Copy of letter from J.D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Shields, Buchanan, Parry, Boyd, Main and Malcolm. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 363-364
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 May 1890. Reporting on modifications made to an instrument on Thomson's orders. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 365-367
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1890. Reporting on a multicellular voltmeter prepared for Sir David Salomons. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 368
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 June 1890. A cancelled letter concerning the resistance of Okonite wire. Annotated "Cancelled mistake in calculations"
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 369
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Buchanan, Wilson, Cormack, Meikle and Shields. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 370-371
Partially legible copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 June 1890. Mentioning Thomas Gray, Meikle, Shields, Cormack and Buchanan. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 372
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Sir David Salomons. [S.l.]. 19 June 1890. Reporting on the relative accuracies of various voltmeters and mentioning White's
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 373
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 19 June 1890. Reporting on his testing of Okonite wire
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 374
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Rennie, on behalf of Thomson. Glasgow. 24 June 1890. Discussing the difficulties Rennie had experienced with the readings on a multicellular voltmeter. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 375
Report from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 June 1890. Brief report on the testing of Okonite wire
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 376
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 June 1890. Reporting on his experiments on the conductivity of copper rods and involving a calorimeter. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 377-378
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 June 1890. Reporting on his own and Buchanan's work modifying instruments. Also mentioning Wilson, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 379-381
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Rennie. [S.l.]. 27 June 1890. Discussing his difficulties and suggesting solutions or experiments
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 382
Faint copy of last page of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Rennie (MS Kelvin LB3/379-381)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 383-384
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 June 1890. Further results from the modified meter. Also mentioning Meikle's letter to Rennie, Parry, Wilson and an engine room voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 385-386
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 June 1890. Reporting on an electrical fault between "the house" and the Laboratory, and suggesting …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 387-388
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 July 1890. Further results from the modified meter. Also mentioning magneto-static instruments being standardized for Professor Tait
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 389
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 July 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Meikle, Parry, Professor Tait, Carver, Buchanan and Gray. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 390-391
Illegible copy of letter from Robert Main and David R. Boyd to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/392-393)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 392-393
Copy of letter from Robert Main and David R. Boyd to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 July 1890. Reporting on the results of their experiments with platinum wire from White's. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 394-396
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 July 1890. Further on the electrical fault between "the house" and the Senate Room and the Laboratory. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 397
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 July 1890. Reporting on his testing of copper wire. Also mentioning Parry, Wilson, Cormack, voltmeters, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 398
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 July 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, Cormack, Buchanan, Bottomley, Boyd, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 399
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 July 1890. Reporting on his own, Wilson, Boyd and Main's work on standardising an ampere gauge. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 400
Faint copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/399)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 401
Copy of letter from William R. Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 July 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, Shields, and Gray. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 402
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 July 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, Wilson and Meikle. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 403
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Wilson and Gray. Also mentioning volt gauges, electrolytic …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 404
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 July 1890. Reporting on his own and Wilson's work on volt balances. Also mentioning Carver, Parry, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 405
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 July 1890. Reporting on his own and Parry's work on multicellular voltmeters. Also mentioning White's and aluminium costings
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 406-408
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 July 1890. Dealing mainly with business matters, such as: the preparation of advertisements …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 409-410
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 August 1890. With queries concerning the "finish" required on aluminium castings provided by White's for multicellular voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 411
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 Aug. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Buchanan and Anderson. Also mentioning multicellular …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 412
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 August 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Bottomley, Parry, Buchanan, Muir and …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 413
Copy of letter from William H. Anderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 August 1890. Reporting on wrk in progress and mentioning Meikle, Muir, Mavor and Coulson, Buchanan and MacLean. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 414
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 August 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Buchanan, Anderson, Parry, Carver, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 416
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 August 1890. Reporting on the work of himself, Meikle and Anderson. Also mentioning deka-balances and meters for "the house"
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 417
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 August 1890. Further on the above meter, reporting its despatch to White's. Also mentioning Meikle, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 418
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Sept. 1890. Reporting on his own and Anderson's work on a multicellular voltmeter. Also mentioning Shields
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 419
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 Sept. 1890. Reporting on the work of Buchanan and Anderson with multicellular voltmeters and electrostatic …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 420
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Sept. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning the provision of a voltmeter for an American …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 421
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Sept. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry, the Glasgow Herald, Bottomley, Anderson, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 422-423
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 September 1890. Reporting on an electrometer for a German customer, and defects in its design. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 424
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 16 Sept. 1890. Reporting on work on multicellular scales, ampere gauges, hecto ampere gauges, engines and dynamos
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 425
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 September 1890. Reporting on his work with hekto-ampere balances and the electricity supply for Thomson's house. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 426-427
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 Sept. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Bottomley and White's. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 428
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 September 1890. Reporting on tests on Ayrton's balance. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 429
Copy of letter from William H. Anderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Sept. 1890. Reporting on the completion of the insulation of Thomson's homes electrical system. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 430
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 October 1890. Reporting on his experiments with the radiation of heat. Also mentioning Shields, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 431
Faint copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/430)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 432-433
Copy of letter from William H. Anderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 Oct. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Dr. Fleming, Gray, Meikle, Shields, Buchanan, Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 434-435
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 October 1890. Reporting on MacLean's work on copper blocks, in pursuance of Thomson's instructions, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 436
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 Oct. 1890. Reporting on his own and Meikle's work with Okonite wire. Also mentioning Parry, Gray, voltmeters and kilo-ampere balances
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 437
Copy of letter from Thomas Shields to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/436)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 438-439
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 Oct. 1890. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Anderson, Shields and Gray. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 440-441
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 October 1890. Reporting on his own and Anderson's work with centi-ampere balances and multicellular voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 442
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 Oct. 1890. Reporting on work on a deka-ampere balance carried out by Meikle and himself. Also mentioning a vertical scale voltmeter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 443
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 31 Oct. 1890. Reporting on his own work and that of Buchanan and Anderson on galvanometers …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 444-445
Copy of letter from Sir William Thomson to Professor Roiti. [S.l.]. 17 Nov. 1890. Giving technical advice on the use of a deci-ampere balance. Also mentioning White's, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 446
20 Dec. 1890. Unsigned table of results of tests on a Resistance Box belonging to W. Denny and Brothers Ltd
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 447
Faint copy of table of results of tests on a Resistance Box belonging to W. Denny and Brothers Ltd. (MS Kelvin LB3/446)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 448-449
Copy of letter from William H. Anderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 Jan. 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Buchanan, Wilson, the Board of Trade, Cormack, Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 450
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 Feb. 1891. A badly damaged leaf, on which Wilson reports on the work of Anderson and Parry …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 451
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 Feb. 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Wilson and Anderson. Also mentioning ampere …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 452
Copy of letter from William Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 Feb. 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Wilson, Parry, Anderson and Clark. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 453
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 February 1891. Reporting on his work on copper wire. Also mentioning White's and Mather and Platt
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 454
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 March 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning his completion of a scale for use in electromagnetic …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 455
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 26 March 1891. Reporting on the results of tests carried out on a meter in the Post Office
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 456-457
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 1 April 1891. Reporting on his testing of a multicellular voltmeter, and offering to adjust it to the new Board of Trade standards
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 458-459
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Mavor and Coulson. [S.l.]. 2 April 1891. Reporting on the testing, and difficulties in the arrangements for the replacement …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 460
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 April 1891. Reporting on the alterations made to an engine, and mentioning a recorder and vertical …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 461-463
Cancelled copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to The Electric Construction Co. Ltd. (MS Kelvin LB3/464-466) (MS Kelvin LB3/462 missing)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 464-466
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Messrs. Mavor & Coulson. [S.l.]. 29 April 1891. Tables of results of tests carried out on a large ampere gauge in Wednesfield, 20 April 1891
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 467
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 30 April 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Ferguson, Bell and the Naval Exhibition. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 468
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning ampere gauges, ampere meters and electrostatic …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 469-471
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 May 1891. Assuring Thomson that the "standards" for the Board of Trade would be dispatched quickly and discussing a wattmeter. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 472
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning MacLean, Wilson, Parry, Meikle, Shields and Buchanan. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 473
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 7 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Sieman's electrostatic balance, watt meters, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 474-475
Copy of letter from William Reid to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Bell, Buchanan, Aluminium-Bronze wire, meters, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 476
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1891. Replying to a postcard from Thomson concerning a watt meter. Also mentioning the work …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 477
Faint copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB3/476)
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 478
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 May 1891. With information, comments and a diagram concerning a recording matter
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 479-480
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 May 1891. Dealing in the main with his work on a Post Office Pattern Bichromate Battery, but …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 481-482
Copy of letter from W. Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 May 1891. Dealing mainly with results of tests on the recording apparatus of a meter. Also mentioning Dr. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 483
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Ferranti's, Parry, Wilson, Bolton and Sons Ltd. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 484-485
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 May 1891. Reporting on White's work on various instruments. Also mentioning Buchanan
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 486
Copy of letter from Evan Parry to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 May 1891. Reporting on work on Board of Trade Deka-balances. Also mentioning ampere meters, multicellular voltmeters, Buchanan and meters
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 487-488
Copy of letter from Thomas A.B. Carver to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1891. Reporting on experiments on surface-tension carried out with the aid of MacIntyre
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 489-490
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Reid, Bell, Hibbs, Ferrier, Ruhm, Dr. Bottomley and Buchanan. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 491-492
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 26 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Gray, Buchanan and Everett. Also …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 493
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 May 1891. Reporting on his conductivity experiments with wire, Buchanan's work modifying a balance and mentioning routine work
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 494-496
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1891. Dealing mainly with an experiment on electrolytic heat. Also mentioning gold leaf electrometers, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 497
Copy of letter from Martin M. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 May 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Reid, Buchanan, manganese copper wire, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 498
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 June 1891. Reporting on his conductivity experiments. Also mentioning Meikle, Buchanan, Parry, Wilson, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 499
Copy of letter from Charles Forbes to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 3 June 1891. Reporting on his work on the elasticity of copper and steel wires. Also mentioning Meikle, …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 500
Copy of letter from William Rowan Wilson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 4 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Bell, Reid and Gray. Also mentioning …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 501-502
Copy of letter from Andrew W. Meikle to Major Cardew, R.E. [S.l.]. 4 June 1891. Discussing a gold-leaf electrometer despatched from White's to the Major
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 504
Copy of letter from James H. Gray to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 June 1891. Reporting on his experiments with copper and silver wire. Also mentioning Johnson Mathey and Co. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 505-506
Copy of letter from John D. Cormack to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Reid, Bell, Hay, Buchanan, Rock, Ruhm, Ferrier, Hibbs and White's. …
MS Kelvin LB3 - Item: p. 507-508
Copy of letter from William Buchanan to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 June 1891. Reporting on work in progress and mentioning Parry. Also mentioning modifications …
MS Kelvin LB4
Letterbook of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [Natural Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow], 1895-1899.
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 1-2
Copy of tables from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1895. Tables of readings and results of experiments carried out over two days and involving …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 3-4
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 28 May 1895. Discussing an experiment involving the electrification of needle points. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 5-6
Copy of tables from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. c.30 May 1895. Tables of results of a series of experiments titled "Electrification of Air in a Glass Cylinder"
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 7-16
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 31 May 1895. Tables of results of experiments on "Air Electrification"
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 17
Copy of table from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 June 1895. Table of results of his experiments on the electrification of needle points, in connection …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 19-24
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 June 1895. Reporting on a series of experiments to do with the electrification of …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 25-26
Copy of further information on MS Kelvin LB4/19-24. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 27
Copy of diagram from John F. Henderson to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Probably of the apparatus used in Galt's experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 28-31
Copy of results of experiments from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 7 June 1895. Further results of experiments on the "Electricification of air by falling water"
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 32-36
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 7 June 1895. Further on the experiments dealing with the electrification …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 37-39
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 11 June 1895. Further experiments on the electrification of air with modified apparatus. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 40-42
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 June 1895. Correcting his figures for the 7 June (MS Kelvin LB4/32-36). Mentioning Murray and an electrometer. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 43-44
Copy of description and results of an experiment from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 13 June 1895. Dealing with the electrification of carbonic acid gas. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 46
Copy of further details on experiment described in MS Kelvin LB4/43-44 from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 June 1895
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 47
Cancelled copy of MS Kelvin LB4/48-49
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 48-49
Copy of description and results of an experiment from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 14 June 1895. On the electrification of air in a metal vessel. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 50-52
Copy of further details of experiment described in MS Kelvin LB4/48-49 from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow. 17 June 1895. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 53
Copy of further details on the electrification of carbonic acid gas from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1895. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 54-56
Copy of further details on the experiment mentioned in MS Kelvin LB4/53 from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 June 1895. With tables of results (MS Kelvin LB4/55 missing)
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 57-58
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 21 June 1895. Further on the experiment concerning the electrification of air. Describing …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 59-63
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 22 June 1895. Further on the electrification experiments. Describing his apparatus in detail and his method of work
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 64
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 25 June 1895. Reporting on the result of further experiments in the …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 65-66
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 25 June 1895. Reporting on work in progress, reporting on work suggested by Thomson …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 67-69
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow University. 28 June 1895. Further work on the electrification of air. Also reporting …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 70-74
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 28 June 1895. Further on his electrification experiments and mentioning a lens supplied by White's. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 75
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 2 July 1895. Further on his air electrification experiments, and mentioning data which he believes to be unobtainable
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 77-78
Copy of further information on air electrification experiments from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 July 1895. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 79-80
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 3 July 1895. Further results of his electrification experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 81-86
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 July 1895. Reporting on the electrification experiments and on other work in progress in the laboratory. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 87
Copy of a note from W. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 July 1895. Amplifying and making clear his previous reports
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 88-90
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 10 July 1895. Further results on the electrification of air experiments. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 91-92
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 12 July 1895. Further on the air electrification experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 93-99
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 12 July 1895. Further on the air electrification experiment, and enclosing a report of the 5th. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 100-101
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 July 1895. Reporting on modifications made to the apparatus used in the electrification experiments. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 102-103
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 17 July 1895. Further results of the electrification experiments. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 104
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 17 July 1895. Reporting on the malfunction of a quadrant electrometer, and giving further …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 105-106
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 20 July 1895. Replying to a question telegrammed by Thomson on the electrification experiments. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 107
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 22 July 1895. Further on the electrification experiments. With a table of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 108
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Mr. [C.L.?] Edgar. [S.l.]. 2 Sept. 1895. Replying to Edgar's letter of the 2 August and giving results of tests on fuses supplied by him
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 109-113
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 6 Sept. 1895. Further details of air electrification experiments. Also mentioning Stewart, …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 114-115
Copy of tables from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. August/September 1895. Tables of readings taken by a portable electrometer on the foreshore of Ballantrae in August 1895. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 116-117
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 11 Sept. 1895. Report on the effect of the electrification of air when shaken with various solutions of fresh and salt water
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 118-121
Copy of results from Walter Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 Sept. 1895. Detailed results of the effect of electrification of air when shaken with various …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 123-128
Copy of further information on air electrification experiments with modified apparatus from Walter Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 Oct. 1895. Mentioning a Voss machine
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 129-130
Copy of results from Vincent J. Blyth and Walter Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 April 1895. Results of tests to determine the electrical resistance of various ropes, twines and threads
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 131-132
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 20 April 1896. Description of a series of electrical experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 133
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to E. Matthey. [S.l.]. 22 April 1896. Thanking him for the gift of a platinum tube the year before in connection with the air …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 134-135
Copy of report from Walter Stewart and W.S. Templeton to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 April 1896. On a series of experiments involving the electrification of carbonic acid gas
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 136
Copy of report from W. Craig Henderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 April 1896. On the electrical properties of flames
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 137
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 April 1896. Reporting on the work mentioned in MS Kelvin LB4/134-136, the arrival …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 138-140
Copy of reports from Messrs. Stewart, Templeton and Henderson. 24 April 1896. Accompanying letter on LB4 p. 137.
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 141-143
Copy of letter from Walter Stewart and W.S. Templeton to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 April 1896. Answers to questions posed by Thomson on their previous report, and enclosing new results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 144-145
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 29 April 1896. Reporting on the gaining of consistent results in the air electrification …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 146-148
Copy of report from W. Craig Henderson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 April 1896. Further reports on the electrical properties of flames
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 149
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 5 May 1896. Further on his previous work. With a note of Thomson's comments added in pencil
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 150-151
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 8 May 1896. Further on his continuing series of experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 152-153
Copy of letter from W.S. Templeton to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 May 1896. Reporting on results of attempts to electrify the oxygen from a Scotch and Irish Oxygen Co. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 154
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 12 May 1896. Reporting on a series of experiments with a siren, and alluding to a now missing sketch of the apparatus. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 155
Clear copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson (MS Kelvin LB4/154). [S.l.]. 12 May 1896
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 156-157
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 15 May 1896. Further on the electrification of air. With tables of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 158
Copy of letter from Walter Stewart and W.S. Templeton to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 20 May 1896. Further on the electrification of air using alternative apparatus
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 159-160
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 24 Sept. 1896. Report on experiments with the insulation of an electrometer. With a diagram
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 161-165
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 29 Sept. 1896. Reporting on the results of tests carried out to determine the electrical …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 166-168
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 2 Oct. 1896. Reporting on the electrical resistance of aluminium and its behaviour when heated
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 169-171
Copy of letter from J.C. Beattie to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow. 4 November 1896. Further information on the air electrification experiments, and reporting …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 172-176
Copy of letter from J.C. Beattie to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Glasgow University. 6 Nov. 1896. Results of a series of air electrification experiments
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 177-185
Copy of letter from J.C. Beattie to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 Nov. 1896. Further information on the air electrification experiments, and reporting …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 186
Copy of report from David M. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 May 1897. Report entitled "Temperature of solution of brass, and of its separate constituents"
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 187
Copy of report from J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow. 7 May 1897. Report of an experiment dealing with the E.M.F. of zinc and copper in different mediums
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 188
Copy of further information from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1897. On David M. Stewart's experiment entitled "Temperature of solution of …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 189
Copy of table from Robert J.F. Bell and David M. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 May 1897. Table of results for experiment on temperature of solution of …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 190-193
Copy of diagram and table from Robert J.F. Bell and David M. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 May 1897. Diagram of experiment to find radius of curvature …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 194
Copy of letter from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 18 May 1897. Continuation of observation of potentials of zinc-copper and single liquid cells
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 195
Copy of notes from Robert J.F. Bell and David M. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 May 1897. Experiment on temperature of solution of brass and of its separate constituents. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 196-201
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 10 June 1897. Reporting the re-trying of the experiment of 29 April in lines suggested by Thomson. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 202
Description from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 10 June 1897. Describing the making of a bar of brass of exactly equal weights of copper and zinc, by …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 203-207
Copy of letter from A. McLean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 11 June 1897. Reporting an investigation of the effect of a strong magnetic field on the surface tensions of liquids. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 208-210
Copy of experiments from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 June 1897. Solution experiments with bromine reacting with brass and its separate constituents
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 211
Copy of experiment from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 June 1897. The same experiment as detailed in MS Kelvin LB4/208-210 but using chlorine in hydrochloric acid. Pencilled date
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 212
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 18 March 1898. Replying to the Company letter of 16 March; …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 213
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to Young's Paraffin Oil Co. [S.l.]. 25 March 1898. Requesting samples of pure paraffin oils and any other oils used
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 214
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to Young's Paraffin Light Co. [S.l.]. 30 March 1898. Answering the Company's letter and requesting six 16 oz. samples of oils …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 214
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 25 March 1898. Returning a sample of silver not required for …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 215
List from Magnus Maclean to Young's Paraffin Oil Co. [S.l.]. 30 March 1898. List for oils for MS Kelvin LB4/214
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 216-217
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 27 April 1898. Describing the testing of thermoelectric properties …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 218-219
Copy of report from James M. Clark to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 28 April 1898. Report of work done by laboratory students: James M. Clark, Daniel O'May, …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 220-221
Report from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 April 1898. Report on Insulation experiments using Silk thread and comparing leakage of volts from paraffind and unparaffined samples. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 222-225
Report from A. Cathcart Coubrough to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 5 May 1898. Report on work done by laboratory corps: experiments on Young's Modulus by …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 226
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to W.T. Glover & Co. [S.l.]. 5 May 1898. Requesting samples of copper and other wires and asking for these to be labelled
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 227-228
Copy of document from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 5 May 1898. Insulation tests of silk threads and glass rods. With results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 229-231
Copy of report from Daniel O'May to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 May 1898. Further reports of work of laboratory corps: for names of students see MS Kelvin LB4/218-219; work including E. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 232-233
Extremely faint copy of reports, further to MS Kelvin LB4/229-231
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 234-235
Undated copy of pages 3 & 4 of a report from Alexander Wood and John Miller to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. On an experiment observing temperature changes in apparatus with zinc and copper plates. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 236-239
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 21 May 1898. Reporting further observations to those reported on 27 …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 240-242
Copy of tables of results for experiments detailed in MS Kelvin LB4/236-239 from Magnus Maclean to William Thomson. [S.l.]. Experiments dated 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 May 1898
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 243-245
Copy of report from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 May 1898. Heat of combination of metals in the formation of alloys; the use of samples of zinc-copper …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 246-248
Copy of report from John Paul to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 26 May 1898. Report on week's work; for names of students see MS Kelvin LB4/218-219. Work …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 249-251
Almost illegible copy of report from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 31 May 1898. Reporting an experiment involving sparking apparatus …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 252-254
Legible copy of report from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 31 May 1898. Report on coherer experiments and of how the glass tube of the …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 255-258
Copy of report from A. Cathcart Coubrough to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1898. Report for the week, see MS Kelvin LB4/218-219 for names of students. Work including …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 259-260
Copy of report from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 2 June 1898. Coherer experiment: reporting continued experiments, but this time keeping …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 261-265
Copy of experiment from Alexander Wood and John Miller to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 2 June 1898. Contact Electricity Experiment: explaining the procedure used and the results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 266-267
Copy of report from J. Speirs Dickie to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 9 June 1898. Report on laboratory work for the week: percentage variation of resistance of copper wire per degree c. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 268
Copy of experiment from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 June 1898. Coherer Experiments: summarising the work since 31 May. With table of results
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 269-270
Copy of report from Daniel O'May to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 17 June 1898. Report for week ending 17 June; for names of students see MS Kelvin LB4/218-219; …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 271-274
Copy of report from John Paul to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 23 June 1898. Report for week ending 23 June; for names of students see MS Kelvin LB4/218-219; …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 275-277
Copy of experiment from Alexander Wood to William Thomson. Glasgow. 8 July 1898. Diffusion of liquids: reporting the movements of glass beads suspended in layers …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 278
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 15 Nov. 1898. Answering a letter of 16 March and ordering seven …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 279
Copy of letter from Magnus Maclean to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 10 Jan. 1899. Repeating a letter to which no reply had been …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 280
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 23 Jan. 1899. Enclosing payment for an order and asking for a receipt
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 281
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 2 March 1899. Answering letters of 16 March, 16 November and …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 282-285
Almost completely illegible document from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 23 February 1899
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 286-287
Copy of experiment from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 30 May 1899. Diffusion of zinc or sodium in mercury. With results, pencil corrections in margin and diagram
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 288-289
Copy of report from Robert J.F. Bell to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 30 May 1899. Laboratory report: with students Vincent J. Blyth, Alexander Wood, George A. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 290
Copy of experiment from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 6 June 1899. Caustic soda solution and mercury solution cell: recording the …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 291-292
Copy of report from David Morton to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Reporting work done by students. See MS Kelvin LB4/288-289 for names of students. Includes making …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 293-296
Copy of report from John Cowie to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 13 June 1899. Report of work done by laboratory corps: for names of students see MS Kelvin LB4/288-289. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 297
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 15 June 1899. Answering their letter of 8 March and ordering …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 298-300
Copy of report from John Fairley to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 21 June 1899. Report of work done in laboratory: for names of students see MS Kelvin …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 301-304
Copy of report from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 23 June 1899. Determining the thermal conductivity of Kieselguhr and other substances …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 305-306
Copy of report from R. Wildridge to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 27 June 1899. Report on work of laboratory corps: David Morton, John Quin & John Fairley, Robert J. …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 307-308
Copy of report from Vincent J. Blyth to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 13 July 1899. Further experiments to determine thermal conductivity of Kieselguhr and …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 309
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to Messrs. Johnson Matthey & Co., Hatton Gardens, London. [S.l.]. 20 Sept. 1899. Returning samples of alloys received the previous …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 311-313
Copy of letter from Alexander Galt to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 7 Nov. 1899. Replying to two postcards sent by Thomson; reporting on experiments he …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 314-316
Copy of experiment from Alexander Galt to William Thomson. Glasgow University. 7 Nov. 1899. Experiments on solutions of zinc and copper and alloys of these in nitric …
MS Kelvin LB4 - Item: p. 449
Copy of fragment of letter from John Gray to John L. Agnew, Balwhevie. [S.l., s.d.]. Asking to view a house
MS Kelvin LB5
Letterbook of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [Natural Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow], 1895-1899.
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Magnus Maclean. 28 Chelsea Square, London. 24 June 1897. Sympathising that his children have had chickenpox, and telling …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 3
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Hookham. [S.l.]. 28 June 1897. Declining an invitation of 24 June to give evidence, because of pressure of work
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 4
Copy of letter from William Thomson to J. Monteith. [S.l.]. 29 June 1897. Answering his letter of 24 June, stressing the freedom of university staff and students …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 5
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Henri Moissan. [S.l.]. 29 June 1897. Thanking him for a packet of carbide and electrolytically precipitated Uranium, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 6
Copy of account from Faithfull & Owen to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 28 Chester Square, London. 30 June 1897. An account for fees for expert evidence in The case of Aktiebolaget Separator Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 7
Copy of account from Sharpe Parker & Co. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 28 Chester Square, London. 30 June 1897. An account for fees for expert evidence for Swansea Corporation Tramways Bill
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 8
Copy of letter from William Thomson to his nephew William Bottomley. [S.l.]. 1 July 1897. Explaining that the patent of 1895 may interfere with that of Wright's …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 10-11.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to his nephew William Bottomley. 28 Chelsea Square, London. 8 July 1897. Asking for an investigation of grievances of Mr. Lilley, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 1.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. William Chandler Roberts-Austen. [S.l.]. 18 June 1897. Sending notes on experiments on action of bromine on zinc and …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 12
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Major P. Cardew. [S.l.]. Date illegible. Returning an algebra examination paper designed for use in entrance exams at Woolwich; …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 1.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to William Hope, Palatine Engineering Co. [S.l.]. 18 June 1897. Acknowledging receipt of letter on 16 June and agreeing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 14
Copy of letter from William Thomson to David Reid (Kelvin & James White Ltd.). Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 31 July 1897. Meter coils: explaining in detail how to construct 5 x 10 amp. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 15
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Lilley. [S.l.]. 4 Aug. 1897. Explaining that the claims for harsh treatment were the result of misunderstandings and …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 16
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to Thomson's nephew William Bottomley. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 3 Aug. 1897. Forwarding letters, one of which concerns …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 17-18
Very blurred copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Cunliffe-Owen. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 5 August 1897. Concerning a report on a scheme proposing the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 19
Copy of letter from William Thomson to A.F. Dunning. [S.l.]. 26 October 1897. Sending photographs for Mr. Dunning and Mr. McMickan (officers aboard the 'Campania'?) …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 20
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Robert Edmunde Froude. [S.l.]. 2 Nov. 1897. Asking for explanation of the enclosed details of experiments on board, concerning propellors. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 21-23
Copy of letter from William Thomson to George Westinghouse. [S.l.]. 3 Nov. 1897. Some parts almost illegible. Speaking about generation of electricity for towns, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 24-25
Copy of letter from William Thomson to (Prof?) William Ramsay. [S.l.]. 6 Nov. 1897. Advising him not to go ahead with new gutta-percha company, and to keep his …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 26
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Richard Tetley Glazebrook. [S.l.]. 9 Nov. 1897. Giving reasons for objecting to Sellmeir's supposition of gradualness in …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 28
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Admiral James Lloyd Wharton. [S.l.]. 10 Nov. 1897. Saying that he had only just that day heard that one of his sounding machines …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 29
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Baron Inverclyde (Sir John Burns). [S.l.]. 11 November 1897. Reporting the rolling of the ship 'Campania' and the sighting of unbroken waves 60 ft. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 30
Copy of letter from William Thomson to E. Blackman. [S.l.]. 12 Nov. 1897. Suggesting possible experiments on plant survival in controlled environments; these had …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 31
Copy of letter from William Thomson to G. Neilson (International Submarine Telegraph Memorial). [S.l.]. 3 Dec. 1897. Answering a letter of 1 December and suggesting a change in wording of text
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 32
Copy of letter from William Thomson to G. Neilson. [S.l.]. 13 December 1897. Declining the offer of the placing of a Memorial to Sir John Pender in Glasgow University …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 34-36
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to George Westinghouse. [S.l.]. 17 December 1897. 'Private'. Discussing in detail apparatus for thermodynamic heating …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 37
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to Mr. Johnson (Secretary, Drapers Co.). [S.l.]. 20 Dec. 1897. Answering letter of 18 December and saying how valuable …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 38
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to Charles E. Kent (Secretary to the Gutta-Percha Corporation, 77-78 Palmerston Buildings, London, E.C.) [S.l.]. 21 December 1897. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 39
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge. [S.l.]. 21 December 1897. Suggesting changes to the wording of a text book to be published. Written in pencil
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 40
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. William Chandler Roberts-Austen. [S.l.]. 5 Jan. 1898. Answering his letter of 3 January and giving the melting points …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 41
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. W.A. Traill. [S.l.]. 5 January 1898. Suggesting that payments of interest on Portrush Bonds should be paid half-yearly
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 42
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 8 Jan. 1898. Suggesting the proposing of Rijckevorsel for an honorary LL.D. the following …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 43
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to R. Stewart Hampson. [S.l.]. 7 January 1898. Great Central Railways. Answering an invitation of 5 January to examine plans, visit sites etc. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 44
Copy of letter from William Thomson to George Westinghouse. [S.l.]. 7 January 1898. Acknowledging letter of 25 December; expressing delight at progress with heating …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 45
Copy of letter from William Thomson to James Robert Erskine Murray. [S.l.]. 8 Jan. 1898. Discussing a forthcoming publication of Murray's and suggesting an attack on Pellat's work should be omitted. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 46
Copy of letter from William Thomson to A.H. Mitford, London & Westminster Public Works Co. Ltd., 9 Palace Chambers, Bridge St., Westminster, London, S.W. [S.l.]. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 47
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Frank Bailey. [S.l.]. 11 Jan. 1898. Enclosing a letter from George Westinghouse with comments on complications being experienced in experiments
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 48
Copy of letter from William Thomson to James Robert Erskine Murray. [S.l.]. 12 January 1898. Advising him to ask Mr. Harrison, the Secretary for permission to copy …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 49
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. W.A. Traill. [S.l.]. 12 January 1898. On dates of payment of half-yearly interest payments on the Portrush Co
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 50
Very blurred copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. Alexander Muirhead. [S.l.]. 12 Jan. 1898. Suggesting he should see Prof. William Ramsay to ask if he should approach 'the Directors'. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 51
Account from Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. An account of fees for expert evidence for the Pneumatic Tyre Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 52
Account from Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. An account for fees for expert evidence for the Pneumatic Tyre Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 53
Copy of account from Metropolitan Electric Supply Co. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. An account for expert evidence given before a Parliamentary Committee. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 58
Clear copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. Alexander Muirhead. [S.l.]. 13 Jan. 1898. (See MS Kelvin LB5/50)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 59
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to John Boraston (Secretary, Liberal Unionist Assoc.). [S.l.]. 15 Jan. 1898. Agreeing to continue as a member of the Council …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 60
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. William Ramsay. [S.l.]. 15 Jan. 1898. Enclosing a letter received that day, as the Prof. was one of the electors for …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 61
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Principal Reichel. [S.l.]. 15 January 1898. Saying he was forwarding Reichel's letter of testimonial for Gray's candidature to Prof. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 62
Copy of account from The Gutta-Percha Corporation Ltd. to Dr. James Thomson Bottomley. [S.l.]. 14 January 1898. An account for a retaining fee for 16 December 1897
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 64
Very blurred copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 15 January 1898. (See MS Kelvin LB5/64)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 65
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 15 January 1898. Voicing surprise that James Robert Erskine Murray's paper had been read …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 66-67
Copy of letter from William Thomson to George Eastman. [S.l.]. 17 Jan. 1898. Answering an invitation to become vice-chairman of the Eastman-Kodak company, and agreeing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 68
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Robert Thomson. [S.l.]. 18 January 1898. Advising that the new company should not be formed until Mr. Brown's petroleum engine …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 69
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 18 January 1898. Answering his letter of the previous day and querying the suggestion …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 70
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 18 January 1898. Reporting that James Robert Erskine Murray had the right to withdraw his paper. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 71
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Darwin. [S.l.]. 18 January 1898. Returning Wharton's letter on business of the Royal Society of Canada and the British Association. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 73-74
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Pender. [S.l.]. 20 Jan. 1898. Discussing the financial arrangements for the positions of chairman and vice-chairman for the Eastman-Kodak Co
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 75-76.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker. [S.l.]. 22 January 1898. Explaining that although James Robert Erskine Murray had tried to shorten …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 77
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 25 January 1898. Quoting the statutes under which a paper might be withdrawn from …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 78-79
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Pender. [S.l.]. 26 Jan. 1898. Stating that the accountant's investigation of the Eastman Company had proved satisfactory, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 80
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr Spence Watson. [S.l.]. 26 January 1898. Asking for clarification on the position of the patents covering a compound steam engine registered in 1884 by Mr. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 81
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 27 January 1898. Suggesting that when James Robert Erskine Murray finished improving …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 82
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 27 January 1898. A clearer copy of MS Kelvin LB5/81
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 84-85
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Pender. [S.l.]. 28 Jan. 1898. Stressing that the company (Eastman-Kodak) had to be sound if they were to join it. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 86-87
Copy of letter from William Thomson to George Eastman. [S.l.]. 28 Jan. 1898. Saying that the investigation of the distribution of purchase money was not to his …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 87-88,2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to [W.H. Coysh]. [S.l.]. 28 January 1898. Congratulating him on the electric lamps he had made for use with compasses for taking …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 89
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 1 February 1898. Reporting the arrival at Broadmeadows, Selkirk, of James Robert …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 91
Copy of letter from William Thomson to William Ramsay. [S.l.]. 2 Feb. 1898. Apologising for not replying to his letter sooner; agreeing with him about the French …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 9.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to John Rennie. [S.l.]. 1 July 1897. Returning Debenture Bonds in the Palantine Engineering Co., for renewal, with instructions …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 9.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to William Hope, Palantine Engineering Co. [S.l.]. 1 July 1897. Enclosing cheque for Debenture Stock in the company
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 92
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Pender. [S.l.]. 4 Feb. 1898. Applying for shares in the Eastman-Kodak Co. for himself and a friend; mention of …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 95
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 8 Feb. 1898. Explaining that it had been a duplicate copy of James Robert Erskine …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 98-99
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. David Gill (Cape Astronomer). [S.l.]. 22 Feb. 1898. Thanking him for a copy of his astronomical books and discussing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 100
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Major Philip Cardew. [S.l.]. 22 Feb. 1898. Reporting good results from a makeshift electrostatic balance which Rennie had …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 102-103
Copy of letter from William Thomson to James Means, Boston, Mass., U.S.A. [S.l.]. 25 February 1898. Thanking him for descriptions of his windmill electric-lighting …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 105-106.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Major Cardew. [S.l.]. 9 Mar. 1898. Part of a letter: heading and part of first sentence in pencil. Advising him to demand …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 107
Account from The Great Central Railway (Electric Lighting of London Terminal Station) to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 March 1898. An account for examining and reporting …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 109
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir William Henry Preece. [S.l.]. 12 March 1898. Accepting him as Chairman of the Electricity Committee and thanking him …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 110-113
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Westinghouse. [S.l.]. 16 March 1898. Congratulating him on the success of his experiments with communications …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 11.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Capt. Edoardo Berlingieri. [S.l.]. 8 July 1897. Replying to letter of 17 June inquiring about errors caused by iron brackets …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 116
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. William Francis. [S.l.]. 19 March 1898. Asking him to send James Robert Erskine Murray's paper to the Royal Society who …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 118
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Messrs. James Drummond & Sons, Bradford. [S.l.]. 23 March 1898. Declining to undertake an investigation himself but recommending his colleague Prof. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 121-122.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. [S.l.]. 4 April 1898. Returning his manuscript to him, with pencilled remarks; discussing in detail …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 123-124
Blurred copy of letter from William Thomson to Major Philip Cardew. [S.l.]. 7 April 1898. Giving detailed explanations about the electrostatic balance and weights, troughs and cylinders involved. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 125-126
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Howard Darwin. [S.l.]. 11 April 1898. Discussing the argument that pressure tends to rigidity, which Thomson thinks …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 127
Extremely faint copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Maurice Levy. [S.l.]. 18 April 1898. Marked "Re-copied on next page" (MS Kelvin LB5/128)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 128
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Maurice Levy. [S.l.]. 18 April 1898. Thanking him heartily for sending him a copy of his work on Tides. P.S. listing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 129
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Emanuel Ristori. [S.l.]. 18 April 1898. Saying he had instructed Mr. (David) Reid of James White & Co. to send him plans …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 130
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. John Theodore Merz. [S.l.]. 20 April 1898. Answering questions on the "Age of the Earth" paper; stating that the phrase …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 13.1
Copy of account from North Eastern Railway Co. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. The University, Glasgow. 16 July 1897. An account for fees for expert evidence given …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 131
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mrs. Graham Bell. [S.l.]. 20 April 1898. Discussing her husband's investigations of flying machines which Thomson believes will never be practicable. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 13.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to A. Kaye Butterworth. [S.l.]. 16 July 1897. A covering letter, in reply to letter of 14 July 1897
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 132
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Alexander C. Mackenzie. [S.l.]. 6 May 1898. Saying how much he enjoyed meeting him; that London County Council had duties …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 133
Account from Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 28 Chester Square, London, S.W. 10 May 1898. Account for evidence in the cases of The Pneumatic Tyre Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 134
Account from Messrs. Dees & Thomson (Solicitors) to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 25 April 1898. Fees for attendance and evidence in the action to prolong the Patent of Hon. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 135
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. S.W. Holman, The Abbotsford, Brookline, Mass., U.S.A. London. 18 May 1898. Answering that the Vortex-Atom theory alone …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 136
Copy of letter from William Thomson to his nephew William Bottomley Jnr. [S.l.]. 21 May 1898. Reporting that Mr. Fortescue Flannery had visited him at the House of Lords to show him letters from Mr. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 137
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. Magnus Maclean. [S.l.]. 24 May 1898. Offering explanations of anomalies of temperature in Maclean's experiments involving E. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 139
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Hughes. [S.l.]. 26 May 1898. Sending another copy of the "Age of the Earth" and discussing 'long earth waves' and local earth movements'
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 140
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. (David) Reid of Kelvin and James White Ltd. [S.l.]. 28 May 1898. Sending him a letter from Mr. John Rennie about his …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 142-143
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge. Bournemouth. 11 June 1898. Suggesting that Lodge write an "olive branch" letter to Marconi whom …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 147
Copy of letter from William Thomson to [?]. London. 13 July 1898. About the Munson Electric System. No proper heading to letter. Reporting having seen Mr. Munson's …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 148
Page cut out. Entry in index: "to Thomas Gray (Indiana)" scored out
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 149
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Edward Thornton. [S.l.]. 15 July 1898. Enclosing a letter from Messrs. Lawrence, Waldron & Webster dated May 1897 and …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 150-151
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Hugh Blackburn. 28 Chester Square, London. 19 July 1898. Discussing spinning tops and stones; the preparation of a print of his Baltimore Lectures. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 152
Copy of account from Baker, Baker & Hawes (Solicitors) to William Thomson. London. 20 July 1898. An account of expert evidence given in the case of Castner-Kellner Alkali Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 155
Very blurred copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, F.R.S., 10 Bramham Gardens, London, S.W. [S.l.]. 5 September 1898. Concerning a much …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 157
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. M.F. Armstrong (Highland Water Power Syndicate Ltd.) [S.l.]. 23 Sept. 1898. Again declining the chairmanship of the Syndicate, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 158
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. M.F. Armstrong. [S.l.]. 4 October 1898. Yet again declining the chairmanship of Highland Water Power Syndicate Ltd., but offering to be Vice-Chairman. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 159
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Rev. E. Davys (a contemporary of Thomson's at Cambridge). [S.l.]. 5 October 1898. Saying that the limitation of geological …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 160
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Evan MacGregor K.C.B., The Admiralty, Whitehall. [S.l.]. 10 October 1898. Offering to reassure the electrical officers …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 161
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. T.J. Baker, St. Ives, South Road, Erdington, Nr. Birmingham. [S.l.]. 10 October 1898. Encouraging him to continue his …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 162
Copy of letter from William Thomson to the Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, 10 Bramham Gardens, London, S.W. [S.l.]. 13 Oct. 1898. Thanking him for his letter and that from Mr. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 163
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J. Lawrence. [S.l.]. 14 Oct. 1898. Thanking him for his letters and the papers from Mr. Lock; showing great interest …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 164
Copy of letter from W. Craig Henderson (Secretary) to Mr. M.F. Armstrong, Highland Water Syndicate Ltd. [S.l.]. 14 October 1898. Saying Thomson will be in London …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 165
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. John A. Harker, Bureau International des Poids and Mesures, Sevres. [S.l.]. 15 October 1898. Replying that he had never …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 166
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Dewar (Professor). [S.l.]. 17 Oct. 1898. Saying his only published work on atmospheric oxygen was in "The Age of …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 168-169
Copy of letter from William Thomson to A.J.G.F. von Auwers. [S.l.]. 22 October 1898. Suggesting that Sir George Stokes was far more worthy to receive the Helmholtz …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 171
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Pender. [S.l.]. 24 October 1898. Discussing the prospectus of the new Eastman-Kodak company. Mention of Sir William …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 172
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Arthur Schuster. [S.l.]. 9 Nov. 1898. Discussing plans for memorials to John Hopkinson; mention of a generous gift by Mrs. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 173
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George F. Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 10 Nov. 1898. Answering in detail his questions on the propagation of vibrations in spheres, referring him to p. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 174-175.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George F. Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 14 Nov. 1898. Saying he had quite understood Mr. Fitzgerald's original letter and explaining …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 177
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo & City Railway). [S.l.]. 17 Nov. 1898. Again asking for a sketch plan of the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 180-181
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo & City Railway). [S.l.]. 22 Nov. 1898. Suggesting that the windings of the motors …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 182
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George F. Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 23 Nov. 1898. Explaining his thoughts on condensational and non-condensational waves in reflection and refraction. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 183-184
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 25 Nov. 1898. Discussing the movement of a sharp edge through a liquid (based on an article in "Nature" 1894 Vol. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 186
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Baron Rayleigh. [S.l.]. 1 Dec. 1898. Offering equations for the x-motion at any point of an incompressible elastic solid …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 188
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Siemens. [S.l.]. 2 Dec. 1898. Asking for precise information on the changes for winding of the motors and the implications …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 191
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy, Waterloo and City Railway. [S.l.]. 7 Dec. 1898. Concerning the reduction of voltage of …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 192
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Wyndham Portal, Chairman, London & South-Western Railway Co. [S.l.]. 8 Dec. 1898. Enclosing his report and stressing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 193
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Johnson (Sir Samuel G. Johnson, Town Clerk of Nottingham), General Power Distributing Co. [S.l.]. 10 Dec. 1898. Enclosing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 194-195
Copy of letter from William Thomson to William R. Galbraith (Waterloo and City Railway). [S.l.]. 16 Dec. 1898. Suggesting that since the Board of Trade limited trains to 15 m. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 196
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. John Henry Tudsbery. The University, Glasgow. 17 Dec. 1898. Stating that Mr. Madeley's paper on the design railway track …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 200
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo and City Railway). [S.l.]. 20 Dec. 1898. Discussing the effects of reducing the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 202
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. Cargill Gilston Knott. [S.l.]. 21 Dec. 1898. Thanking him for his paper "On Earthquakes and Earthquake sounds", and asking …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 203-204
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles Chree (Kew Observatory). [S.l.]. 22 Dec. 1898. Discussing in detail the lengths of needles and periods for compasses for merchant and naval ships. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 205
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles A. Kent (Secretary to Trinity House). [S.l.]. 22 Dec. 1898. Suggesting that the tower of the Tynemouth Lighthouse …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 207-208
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo and City Railway). [S.l.]. 23 Dec. 1898. Explaining changes of voltage and re-windings; …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 209
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 23 Dec. 1898. Discussing Thomson's article on Vortex Motion published in Transactions …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 210-211
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. Netherhall, Largs. 27 Dec. 1898. Discussing in great detail the slipping between fluids and moving …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 212
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Charles Chree (Kew Observatory). Netherhall, Largs. 29 Dec. 1898. Advising him that the weight and moment of inertia …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 213
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Charles Chree (Kew Observatory). [S.l.]. 16 Jan. 1899. Answering specific questions about compasses for certifying them. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 215
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Henri Becquerel. [S.l.]. 18 January 1899. Thanking him profusely for photographs showing the anomolous dispersion of …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 216
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Lord Rayleigh. [S.l.]. 18 Jan. 1899. Asking for references for observations on the broadening of the two dark lines produced …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 217
Copy of letter from William Thomson to William Baker (Castner-Kellner Co.). [S.l.]. 20 Jan. 1899. Saying he is making a new model and not to bother altering the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 219
Copy of account from The Metropolitan Electric Supply Co. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 23 Jan. 1899. An account for expert advice and retaining fee for the Willesden Bill
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 220
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles E. Stromeyer. [S.l.]. 24 Jan. 1899. Concerning Stromeyer's evidence published in the Times on airwaves and explosions …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 222
Copy of account from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin to Sir Samuel Johnson, Town Clerk, Nottingham, re General Power Distributing Bill (Opposition from Nottingham and Sheffield). …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 224
Copy of account from Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase to William Thomson. 28 Chester Square, London, S.W. 3 July 1899. An account for fees in the case of The Palmer Tyre Ltd. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 225
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. W.H. Julius, Holland. 28 Chester Square, London, S.W. 3 July 1899. Thanking him for his paper "Over Ether-Theorieen", …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 226
Copy of account from Parker, Garrett & Holman to William Thomson. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 16 November 1899. An account for expert advice in the case Electric Construction Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 27.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir James Marwick. [S.l.]. 10 Nov. 1897. Agreeing to act as guarantor for the 1901 Exhibition for one hundred pounds. In pencil and added to the top of page 27
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 27.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge. [S.l.]. 10 Nov. 1897. Discussing the experiment involving coherers, by William Henry Preece at the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 33.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Captain Francis Petrie (Victoria Inst.). [S.l.]. 17 December 1897. Thanking him for letting him deal with the printers on …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 33.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to the C.E. Kent, Secretary, Gutta Percha Corporation Ltd. [S.l.]. 17 December 1897. Enclosing a cheque for three hundred …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 54.1
Copy of account from Sharpe, Parker & Co. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. An account for 30 June 1897 for work for the Swansea Corporation Tramways Bill. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 54.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to Messrs. Sharpe, Parker & Co. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. A covering letter for the account "for professional services" for fees due to William Thomson
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 55.1
Copy of account from The Crown Exploration Co. Ltd. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. An account for examining designs and reporting
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 55.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to W.F. Armstrong. [S.l.]. 13 January 1898. A covering letter requesting fees due for work (see MS Kelvin LB5/55, Item 1) for the St. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 63.1
Copy of account from The Gutta-Percha Corporation Ltd. to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 14 January 1898. An account for retaining fees for 16 December 1897
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 63.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to C.E. Kent. [S.l.]. 14 January 1898. A covering letter stating the amounts due to William Thomson and Dr. James Thomson …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 72.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. William Ramsay. [S.l.]. 20 January 1898. Enclosing a letter from Dr. Alexander Muirhead. Also asking if he had seen …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 72.2
Copy of letter from John Gray (Secretary) to C.E. Kent. [S.l.]. 20 January 1898. Acknowledging receipt of note dated 19 January 1898 and enclosing cheque for £500 …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 76.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Capt. Robinson. [S.l.]. 22 January 1898. Answering that it was impracticable to place a course indicator on a compass card, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 83.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. W.A. Smith. [S.l.]. 27 January 1898. Declining to be consulting Engineer to a proposed new company, because he can see …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 83.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. James Davenport [index has James Devonshire]. [S.l.]. 27 January 1898. Saying the Senate of the University (Glasgow) …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 87.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles Algernon Parsons. [S.l.]. 28 January 1898. Saying that the case was so strong that it was unlikely that his evidence …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 90.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr Connor. [S.l.]. 2 February 1898. Declining to enter on any other patents for Electrolysis for soda than the Castner-Kellner; …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 90.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. A. Wilson. [S.l.]. 2 February 1898. Answering his questions on the boring out of the core of an electro-magnet, and advising against it. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 93.1
Copy of letter from W. Craig Henderson (Secretary) to Robert Neville, Cophone Co., New York. [S.l.]. 4 February 1898. Declining to investigate the Cophone, but …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 93.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Eastman. [S.l.]. 4 February 1898. Enclosing a copy of letter (MS Kelvin LB5/92) and asking about the report on patents
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 94.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J.G. Goodchild. [S.l.]. 4 February 1898. Thanking him for a copy of his paper and answering some of the questions set by it. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 94.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. [John B.] Purchase of John B. & F. Purchase (Solicitors). [S.l.]. 10 February 1898. Saying he is glad the Preston Davies …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 96.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge. [S.l.]. 12 February 1898. Asking for a replacement copy of Lodge's Programme of Juvenile Lectures …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 96.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to F. Bertolotti, Como. [S.l.]. 15 February 1898. Gladly accepting to be a member of the Honorary Committee for the celebrations …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 97.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Messrs. Dees & Thomson (Solicitors). 22 February 1898. Reconsidering and withdrawing his offer of help in the case to prolong …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 97.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Eastman. [S.l.]. 16 Feb. 1898. Offering no objection to the postponement in issuing shares if a proposed plan …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 101.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. G. Shenton (Copthall Ho., Copthall Ave., London, E.C.). [S.l.]. 23 February 1898. Asking for the shares in the Gutta-Percha …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 101.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Douglas Cairney. [S.l.]. 23 February 1898. Declining to take any more shares in the Gutta-Percha Corp., and expressing sorrow to see Mr. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 104.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. William Francis. [S.l.]. 28 Feb. 1898. Enclosing a paper for printing as soon as possible in the Philosophical Magazine; …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 104.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Major Philip Cardew. [S.l.]. 2 Mar. 1898. Saying that he had instructed James White (instrument maker) to send on drawings …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 106.2
Cancelled copy of letter from William Thomson to C.E. Kent. [S.l.]. 11 March 1898. Marked "Cancelled: re-copied on page 108" (MS Kelvin LB5/108)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 108.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles E. Kent (Secretary of the Gutta Percha Corporation, 77/78 Palmerston Buildings, London, E.C.). [S.l.]. 11 March 1898. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 108.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Colonel H. Jekyll. [S.l.]. 12 March 1898. Accepting Mr. J. Cundall as Secretary for Committee III as he suggested
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 114.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles E. Kent (Secretary of the Gutta-Percha Corp., 77/78 Palmerston Buildings, London, E.C.). [S.l.]. 16 March 1898. Agreeing …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 114.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Albert Anns (Secretary, National Telephone Co.). [S.l.]. 17 March 1898. Acknowledging receipt of his retaining fee for the National Telephone Co.
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 115.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. A.D. Provand, M.P. [S.l.]. 17 March 1898. Reporting that the telephone he had bought from America in 1876 had not been …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 115.2
Copy of letter from W. Craig Henderson (Secretary) to Mr. H.J. Parshall. [S.l.]. 17 March 1898. Informing him that Thomson is willing to give evidence for the Bristol Tramways and Carriage Co. Ltd.
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 117.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Arthur William Rücker (Prof.). [S.l.]. 19 March 1898. Sending papers connected with James Robert Erskine Murray's Paper
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 117.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Eastman. [S.l.]. 19 March 1898. Thanking him for his letter and looking forward to hearing from him on the subject
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 119.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Charles E. Kent (Secretary of the Gutta-Percha Corp., 77/78 Palmerston Buildings, London, E.C.). [S.l.]. 1 April 1898. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 119.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Charles E. Kent (Secretary of the Gutta-Percha Corp., 77/78 Palmerston Buildings, London, E.C.). [S.l.]. 1 April 1898. Asking …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 120.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. W.H. Allen (Secretary, Globe Venture Syndicate Ltd.). [S.l.]. 1 April 1898. Asking him for the moneys and Ordinary Share …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 120.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. G. Shenton, Copthall House, Copthall Avenue, London, E.C. The University, Glasgow. 23 February 1898. Asking him to send …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 120.3
Copy of letter from G. Shenton to William Thomson, The University, Glasgow. Copthall House, Copthall Avenue, London, E.C. 28 Feb. 1898. Saying he had forwarded …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 122.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J. Clifton Robinson (London United Tramways). [S.l.]. 5 April 1898. Declining to take part against the Kew Observatory …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 138.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. J.J. Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 May 1898. Asking questions about an experiment involving Röntgen Rays that he had seen the previous day
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 138.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to his nephew William Bottomley Jnr. [S.l.]. 26 May 1898. Returning four cheques signed; sending the prospectus of a new company, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 141.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. John Rennie. [S.l.]. 23 May 1898. Saying Mr. (David) Reid (of Kelvin & James White Ltd.) was confident he could achieve the results necessary. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 141.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Emanuel Ristori. [S.l.]. 13 June 1898. Saying that he had seen Mr. (M.F.) Armstrong of the Crown Exploration Co. and had seen his plans. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 144.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Taylor. [S.l.]. 15 June 1898. Maintaining the views he expressed in 1884 in "Steps towards a Kinetic Theory of Matter" …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 144.2
William Thomson. 7 July 1898. Half of page cut out. Note that the letter removed was to Mr. Charles E. Kent of the Gutta-Percha Corp. and had been cut out to show to Sir (Edward) Thornton
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 145.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 2 July 1898. Asking him to instruct the University Press to send him copies of the sheets for Stokes Vol. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 145.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 8 July 1898. Expressing incredulity to the idea of three sets of nerves for heat, cold …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 146.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. M.F. Armstrong. [S.l.]. 9 July 1898. Saying he was glad to hear that Armstrong had agreed to join forces with Mr. Wallace …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 146.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. John Milne. [S.l.]. 12 July 1898. Offering moral support for the Prof. and Mr. Symons in their work which will be reported …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 153.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to John W. Colmer Esq. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 24 Aug. 1898. Declining the position of Chairman of Belleville Boilers because of pressure of work. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 153.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to General Horatio Gordon Robley. [S.l.]. 25 August 1898. Explaining that he had declined the position of chairman of Belleville Boilers Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 154.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 25 August 1898. Asking when sheet 18 of volume 3 of Stoke's work would be ready, for references …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 154.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir George Gabriel Stokes. [S.l.]. 5 Sept. 1898. Answering enquiries about experiments in sound described in Thomson's "Popular …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 156.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. M.F. Armstrong (Highland Water Power Syndicate Ltd.). [S.l.]. 19 Sept. 1898. Thanking him for the invitation to be chairman …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 156.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Arthur A. Voysey. [S.l.]. 21 Sept. 1898. Pointing out that Voysey has misunderstood a description of a dynamo and that …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 167.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J. Lawrence. [S.l.]. 20 Oct. 1898. Arranging details for meeting in London while Thomson stays at the Fleming's Hotel, …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 167.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. George Dickman, Eastman Photographic Materials Co. [S.l.]. 19 Oct. 1898. Thanking him for the retaining fee for being …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 170.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Peter Guthrie Tait. [S.l.]. 15 Nov. 1898. Asking for time at the R.S.E. to read a paper on Wave Reflection in an Elastic solid
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 170.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to the R. Hon. Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, 10 Bramham Gardens, London, S.W. [S.l.]. 24 October 1898. Trying to arrange a meeting …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 175.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo and City Railways). [S.l.]. 15 Nov. 1898. Asking for a note on the resistances …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 176.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo and City Railway). [S.l.]. 16 Nov. 1898. Asking if the rails are banked sufficiently …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 176.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Messrs. Baker, Blaker & Hawes (Solicitors), 117 Cannon Street, London. [S.l.]. 17 Nov. 1898. Giving, as requested, a precise …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 178.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir William Henry Preece. [S.l.]. 22 Nov. 1898. Enclosing telegrams from Preece's daughter; saying that considering all the …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 178.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Samuel Garrett, Messrs. Parker, Garrett & Holman, St. Michael's Rectory, Cornhill, London, E.C. [S.l.]. 19 Nov. 1898. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 179.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Siemens. [S.l.]. 19 Nov. 1898. Thanking him for his report on the night trial of the Waterloo and City Railway …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 179.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir William Henry Preece. [S.l.]. 19 Nov. 1898. Suggesting a hasty meeting before he leaves for London; discussion to include …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 185.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. George F. Fitzgerald. [S.l.]. 28 Nov. 1898. Stating that it was more like an alligator than an allegory on the Banks …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 185.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Siemens. [S.l.]. 6 Dec. 1898. Thanking him for his letter answering questions on elastic conditions
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 185.3
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. C.J. Owens (London & South-Western Railway). [S.l.]. 6 Dec. 1898. Asking for causes of excessive grinding of wheels and …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 189.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Francis Ince, Messrs. Ince, Colt & Ince, London. [S.l.]. 7 Dec. 1898. Declining an invitation to a Banquet of the Anglo-Claucasian Oil Co. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 189.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. M.F. Armstrong, Highland Water Power Syndicate. [S.l.]. 7 Dec. 1898. Agreeing to sign an Application form from Lord Tweedsmuir
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 190.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J.H. Cundall. [S.l.]. 7 Dec. 1898. Enclosing a signed memorandum to the Finance Committee of the Royal Commission requesting …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 190.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir William Henry Preece. [S.l.]. 7 Dec. 1898. Thanking him for help with Committee No.3 and hoping the Royal Commission …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 197.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to the Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, 10 Bramham Gardens, London, S.W. [S.l.]. 17 Dec. 1898. Asking to visit the Runcorn …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 197.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. A.H. Aitken, Town Clerk of Accrington. [S.l.]. 17 Dec. 1898. Letter cancelled in pencil (see MS Kelvin LB5/199)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 198.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. H.C. Richmond. [S.l.]. 17 Dec. 1898. Declining to join the London Committee on Smoke Nuisance because he lives too far away. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 198.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Child, Editor, Engineering Magazine, New York (A Baltimore Co-efficient). [S.l.]. 21 Dec. 1898. Declining to write an …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 199.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Samuel G. Johnson, Town Clerk of Nottingham. [S.l.]. 17 Dec. 1898. Arranging visits to Sheffield and Nottingham
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 199.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. A.H. Aitken, Town Clerk of Accrington. [S.l.]. 17 Dec. 1898. Agreeing to be adviser to a 'combined scheme', if it only involves examining specifications
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 201.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Lord Morley. [S.l.]. 21 Dec. 1898. Enclosing a letter he received from Mr. William R. Galbraith, a civil engineer for the Waterloo and City Railway. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 201.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (Waterloo and City Railway). [S.l.]. 21 Dec. 1898. Discussing effects of a re-winding and advising against it
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 206.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Wyndham-Portal, Chairman of London and South-Western Railways. [S.l.]. 23 Dec. 1898. Acknowledging receipt of his letter and cheque
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 206.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Dr. Cargill Gilston Knott. [S.l.]. 23 Dec. 1898. Advising him to leave in his seismological applications in his 1888 Japan …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 214.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. Charles Chree (Kew Observatory). [S.l.]. 18 Jan. 1899. Adding a comment on the influence on a compass of a fast turn by the ship. (See MS Kelvin LB5/213)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 214.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Mr. J. Lawrence (Linotype Co.). [S.l.]. 20 Jan. 1899. Thanking him for the 5 shares he and Mr. Wallace arranged to let him …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 218.1
Copy of letter from W. Craig Henderson (Secretary) to Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase (Solicitors), 11 Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C. [S.l.]. 23 Jan. 1899. Asking …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 218.2
Copy of account from Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase (Solicitors) to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. [S.l.]. 23 Jan. 1899. An account from Thomson for expert advice. (See MS Kelvin LB5/218, Item 1)
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 221.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Prof. Michael Foster. [S.l.]. 24 Jan. 1899. Asking him if Parker Smith could call to discuss appointing Leonard Darwin to …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 221.2
Copy of letter from W. Craig Henderson (Secretary) to Messrs. John B. & F. Purchase (Solicitors), 11 Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C. [S.l.]. 1 February 1899. …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 223.1
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Samuel G. Johnson, Town Clerk of Nottingham (General Power Distribution Bill). [S.l.]. 9 March 1899. Sending his account …
MS Kelvin LB5 - Item: p. 223.2
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Sir Samuel G. Johnson, Town Clerk of Nottingham. [S.l.]. 18 March 1899. Returning a cheque because he had overlooked a mistake in his invoice
MS Kelvin M1
Autograph letter signed, from G. Magnus to William Thomson. Berlin. 23 Nov. 1868. Concerning electrometers
MS Kelvin M2
Letter from the Council of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester to the Treasury. [1866]. Concerning the failure of the Atlantic Cable experiments and their support for the project
MS Kelvin M3
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Martins to William Thomson. Jardin des Plantes, Montpellier. 24 Nov. 1866. Is writing an article on glaciers. Requests a copy of a paper by Thomson. …
MS Kelvin M4
Draft letter from William Thomson to C. Matteucci. Invercloy, Isle of Arran. 27 Oct. 1855. Answering questions on para and dia magnetism. Bases his assertions on …
MS Kelvin M5
Autograph letter signed, from C. Matteucci to William Thomson. Turin. 21 Nov. [1858]. Re. cable from Sicily to Sardinia. Matteucci enquires as to reputation of …
MS Kelvin M6
Autograph letter signed, from C. Matteucci to William Thomson. Turin. 27 September 1863. Asks Thomson for his paper on the cause of solar heat and rejection of combustion hypothesis
MS Kelvin M7
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Springholm, Dumfries. 1 August 1857. Theories on the equilibrium of Saturns rings, …
MS Kelvin M8
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair. 24 August 1857. Develops mathematics of ring physics. Consideration of analogous light behaviour. …
MS Kelvin M9
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 129 Union Street, Aberdeen. 14 Nov. 1857. Reports to Thomson progress made on the problem of Saturn's rings. …
MS Kelvin M10
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 129 Union Street, [Aberdeen]. 24 Nov. 1857. On the physics of falling strips of paper and falling liquids. …
MS Kelvin M11
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 129 Union Street, Aberdeen. 30 Jan. 1858. Describes model of his theory of the waves in a ring of satellites. …
MS Kelvin M12
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Marischal College, Aberdeen. 8 Dec. 1859. Maxwell is applying for post as curator and discusses certificate, testimonials etc. …
MS Kelvin M13
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. [S.l.]. [June 1863]. Headed "Expts. on absolute resistance". These are the results of spins …
MS Kelvin M14
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 31 July 1863. On Thales eclipse and a series of experiments with Jenkin. …
MS Kelvin M15
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 11 Sept. 1863. Discusses the theory of the induction of currents on …
MS Kelvin M16
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 27 Sept. 1864. Asks to borrow Thomson's Standard Condensor, if it is …
MS Kelvin M17
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 8 Palace Gardens Terrace, London, W. 15 Oct. 1864. Here is a plan to weigh an electrostatic …
MS Kelvin M18
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 8 Palace Gardens Terrace. 25 Feb. 1865. Discusses the comparison of capacities of condensors …
MS Kelvin M19
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 8 Palace Gardens Terrace, London, W. 27 Feb. 1866. Discusses a paradox connected with the dynamical theory of gases. …
MS Kelvin M20
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 14 Sept. 1867. Maintenance of electric currents. Nine types of stereogram. …
MS Kelvin M21
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. 8 Palace Gardens Terrace, London, W. 20 Feb. 1868. Hopes that Tait will determine Joule's Equivalent with mercury. …
MS Kelvin M22
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 19 August 1868. On Green's theorem applied to conduction. Enquires of Thomson …
MS Kelvin M23
Incomplete letter from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 5 Sept. 1868. Gives the mathematics of perfect electrical machine. Discontinuous Motion. …
MS Kelvin M24
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 12 Sept. 1868. "I have just made up a theory of your disc and guard-ring opposed to a large metal plate". …
MS Kelvin M25
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 28 Sept. 1868. Asks Thomson for tickets to see foundation stone of new college being laid in Glasgow. …
MS Kelvin M26
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 6 Oct. 1868. Discusses lines of force and Helmholtz's 3 ring and 2 ring systems. …
MS Kelvin M27
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow, Dunoon. 7 Oct. 1868. Thanks Thomson for tickets for College Foundation. Describes …
MS Kelvin M28
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Ardhallow. 16 Oct. 1868. Mathematical formulae on spheres. Has been making more wheels of life. …
MS Kelvin M29
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 30 Oct. 1868. Reference to St. Andrews and to letters from Thomson and Swan and Campbell. …
MS Kelvin M30
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 9 Nov. 1868. Has been to St. Andrews and has gone in for Principalship. …
MS Kelvin M31
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 7 Dec. 1868. Complains of White who has not sent him a wheel of life as ordered. …
MS Kelvin M32
Letter from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Undated, but probably 1871.
MS Kelvin M33
Autograph letter signed, from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. Glenlair, Dalbeattie. 25 March 1873. Asks for confirmation that Thomson would accept examinership …
MS Kelvin M34
Letter from James Clerk Maxwell to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d. - 25 March 1873?]. (Probably accompanied M33). The Chancellor is to collect the Cavendish papers. Signed dp/dt
MS Kelvin M35
Autograph letter signed, from W.E.M. Medley to William Thomson. 14 Kensington Gardens Square. 22 March 1866. Informs that he has refused terms of employment with …
MS Kelvin M36
Autograph letter signed, from W.E.M. Medley to William Thomson. 14 Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater. 2 March 1867. Has left the Telegraph Construction Company …
MS Kelvin M37
Autograph letter signed, from C. Millar to William Thomson. 10 Stationers' Hall Court, London, E.C. 5 Dec. 1859. Thomson's contribution to Nichol's Cyclopedia. Gives advice on publishing. …
MS Kelvin M38
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. 4 Nov. 1872. A sketch is enclosed of the stern of Hooper's vessel which is to take a pump
MS Kelvin M39
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Mr. Swan of C. Mitchell & Co. Glasgow University. 12 Nov. 1872. On the subject of a transverse screw propeller for a cable-laying ship. …
MS Kelvin M40
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. 15 Nov. 1872. On arrangements to fit transverse screw to cable ship. Returns …
MS Kelvin M41
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. 18 Nov. 1872. Continues question of transverse screw propeller. Mr. Froude will give information on patents. …
MS Kelvin M42
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. 28 Nov. 1872. Considers power to drive the screw. Against Thomson's proposal to use a sluice. …
MS Kelvin M43
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. 2 Dec. 1872. To the effect that there will not be time to fit the new screw. …
MS Kelvin M44
Autograph letter signed, from C. Mitchell & Co. to William Thomson. Newcastle upon Tyne. [S.l.] [1872]. Messrs. Hooper & Co., have still not received permission from Great Western Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin M45/1
Copy of letter from C.J. Heap to H. Moncrieff. Westminster. 12 May 1865. Regarding money to be paid. Refers to visit from William Thomson
MS Kelvin M45/2
Copy of letter from H. Moncrieff to C.J. Heap. Glasgow. 19 May 1865. Referring to trustees mentioned in MS Kelvin M45, Item 1
MS Kelvin M46
Autograph letter signed, from H. Moncrieff to William Thomson. Glasgow. 23 May 1865. Arrangements towards the settlement of the Heap-Robert Thomson affair
MS Kelvin M47
Autograph letter signed, from H. Moncrieff to William Thomson. Glasgow. 27 May 1865. Further details on the settlement. Mention of Mrs. Heap and money to be paid to trustees for her son
MS Kelvin M48
Autograph letter signed, from H. Moncrieff to William Thomson. Glasgow. 1 June 1865. Continues advice on settlement. Encloses copy of a letter sent to Mr. Heap
MS Kelvin M49/1
Copy of letter from Colin S. Caird to H. Moncrieff. Greenock. 5 June 1865. Concerning William Thomson's arrangements regarding the Heap-Robert Thomson affair
MS Kelvin M49/2
Copy of letter from H. Moncrieff to Colin S. Laird. Glasgow. 6 June 1865. Answer to MS Kelvin M49, Item 1
MS Kelvin M50
Autograph letter signed, from H. Moncrieff to William Thomson. Glasgow. 6 June 1865. Encloses the two copies of correspondence with C.S. Caird [MS Kelvin M49, Items 1 & 2]
MS Kelvin M51
H. Moncrieff. Undated [1865]. Glasgow. Draft of discharge by Mrs. Jane Heap and others in favour of Robert Thomson and others
MS Kelvin M52
Autograph letter signed, from Moncrieff, Paterson, Forbes Barr to William Thomson. Glasgow. 30 June 1865. Further details on the settlement. Mr Moncrieff has met Mr Heap in London. …
MS Kelvin M53
Autograph letter signed, from H.A. Moriarty to William Thomson. H.M.S. Fox, Pembroke. 14 Dec. 1865. Acknowledges receipt of Kelvin's letter and photograph. Discusses double capstans. …
MS Kelvin M54
Autograph letter signed, from H.A. Moriarty to William Thomson. H.M.S. Fox, Woolwich. 5 Jan. 1867. Details of the tides at Madeira, Ascension, St. Helena etc. Is …
MS Kelvin M55
Envelope only, from H.A. Moriarty to William Thomson. Devonport. 25 April 1867
MS Kelvin M56
Envelope, from H.A. Moriarty to William Thomson. Pembroke Dock. 16 July 1867
MS Kelvin Mc1
Autograph letter signed, from Robert McCall to William Thomson. Six Mile Bridge. 18 March 1873. Submits 3 samples of incorrodable iron. Advocates its use on all ocean telegraphs and for the Royal Navy
MS Kelvin Mc2
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Malvern. 23 Mar. 1855. MacFarlane is sending some treasury notes to Thomson by halving them, and sending the halves separately. …
MS Kelvin Mc3
Incomplete letter, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Malvernbury House, Malvern. 14 June 1855. Sends cheque for Twenty pounds. Wants notes halves and sent by successive posts. …
MS Kelvin Mc4
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald MacFarlane. Malvernbury House, Malvern. 17 June 1855. Neither half notes have arrived. Gives detailed instructions on steps to be taken. …
MS Kelvin Mc5
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Malvern. 18 June 1855. Has received first half of notes. Gives instructions about present experiments …
MS Kelvin Mc6
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. London. 23 June 1855. Has not received papers. Is ailing from Antwerp. Instructions about reprints. …
MS Kelvin Mc7
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Creuznach, Bei Bingen. 18 July 1855. Concern and advice about MacFarlane's health. Calculations to be …
MS Kelvin Mc8
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Invercloy, Arran. 19 Sep. 1855. Wants his gold pen forwarded with letters. Service to repeat experiments on magnetized iron wire. …
MS Kelvin Mc9
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Invercloy, Arran. Friday [s.d.]. Corrections for paper on magnetized iron. Gives list of recipients for copies
MS Kelvin Mc10
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 12 May 1856. Inventory of thermometers required by Thomson. Five Kew and eight Fastré …
MS Kelvin Mc11
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Invercloy, [Arran]. 29 Oct. 1856. Is coming to see students late Friday or Saturday
MS Kelvin Mc12
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Moffat. 8 Mar. 1857. Instructions on measuring the resistance of cables which are coming up from London. …
MS Kelvin Mc13
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Manchester. 26 May 1857. Mentions Everett's prize essay on the density of the earth. Ether thermometers. …
MS Kelvin Mc14
Incomplete letter from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. [S.l., s.d.]. Experiments on cells. Requires drawing. Heat experiments
MS Kelvin Mc15
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. [S.l., s.d.]. Sends cheque. McFarlane to keep ten pounds for himself and send the rest to Thomson with A. …
MS Kelvin Mc16
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Blackdales, Largs. Monday [1857]. Writes that he intends to come to Glasgow tonight 'to see about …
MS Kelvin Mc17
Autograph letter, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 19 June 1857. Writes that he has succeeded in 'getting a tolerably correct experiment on the expansion of iron wire by heat. …
MS Kelvin Mc18
Autograph letter signed, from Donald Macfarlan [sic] to William Thomson. Glasgow. 11 July 1857. Results of stretched wire experiments. Boiler has burst. Mentions letter to Joule
MS Kelvin Mc19
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Invercloy, [Arran]. [26 July 1860]. MacFarlane to get porter to take packing case to West Nile Street
MS Kelvin Mc20
Presentation signed by 24 named Physical Laboratory students to Donald Macfarlane [i.e. McFarlane], "Assistant Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow". …
MS Kelvin Mc21
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Donald McFarlane. Manchester. 26 March [s.a.]. Expansion of iron wire under tension. Murray to test samples of wire. Other current work
MS Kelvin Mc22
Fragments from William Thomson, almost certainly to Donald McFarlane. On magnetism, terrestrial temperatures
MS Kelvin Mc23
Autograph letter signed, from J. McLaren to William Thomson. The North British Railway Company, Edinburgh. 28 May 1869. Re. claim for a missing bag. Railway company decline liability
MS Kelvin Mc24
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to J.R. MacLean. [S.l.]. 31 Jan. 1867. First draft of letter. Agreement with Telegraph Construction and Maintenance …
MS Kelvin Mc25
Autograph letter signed, from A. MacMillan to William Thomson. MacMillan and Co., 23 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C. 28 Nov. 1859. Discouragement at the quantity of Thomson's Papers. …
MS Kelvin Mc26
Autograph letter signed, from John G. MacVicar to William Thomson. Manse of Moffat. 3 Dec. 1857. Has lost half of Thomson's letter. Describes a maximum-minimum thermometer of his invention
MS Kelvin Mc27
Autograph letter, signed, from D[onald] McFarlane to [William Thomson]. Glasgow, Aug. 1, 1856.
MS Kelvin N1
Autograph letter signed, from James R. Napier to William Thomson. 22 Blythswood Square, Glasgow. 5 Dec. 1872. On a new metric measure, the "ceum" he has invented. Mentions Joule
MS Kelvin N2
Copy of letter from Simon Newcomb to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 1620 P. Street N.W., Washington D.C. 14 October 1907. Comments on heat derived from radium. Mention of Maxwell's Daemon theory
MS Kelvin N3
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to J.P. Nichol. Thornliebank, Glasgow. 31 Mar. 1859. Mentions Stokes and Hemming. On the ether thermometer used by Joule. …
MS Kelvin O1
Autograph letter signed, from R.S. Oldham to William Thomson. 194 Renfrew St., Glasgow. 15 Sept. 1863. Account of meteorite (aerolite) seen at Auchterarder. Mentions Colonel Hunter
MS Kelvin O2
Autograph letter signed, from Henry O'Neil to William Thomson. 7 Victoria Road, Kensington, London. 1 Oct. [s.a.]. Encloses photograph. Mentions his narrative of the voyage of the Great Eastern
MS Kelvin O3
Autograph letter signed, from Sherard Osborn to William Thomson. Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited, Offices, 54 Old Broad St., London, E.C. 23 March 1867. …
MS Kelvin O4
Draft letter signed, from William Thomson to Sherard Osborn. Glasgow College. 1 April 1867. Refuses offer referred to in MS Kelvin O3 as arrangement was considered …
MS Kelvin O5
Another draft of letter from William Thomson to Sherard Osborn. (See MS Kelvin O4)
MS Kelvin O6
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Sherard Osborn (Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co. Ltd.). Glasgow College. 3 April 1867. To the effect that he will not interview with Board. …
MS Kelvin O7
Autograph letter signed, from Sherard Osborn to William Thomson. Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited, Offices, 54 Old Broad St., London, E.C. 4 April 1867. …
MS Kelvin P1
Manuscript copy of letter from C.L. Peel to Lionel Gisborne. Red Sea & Indian Telegraph Co., No. 62 Moorgate St., London, E.C. 6 Jan. 186- [1860]. The Company (Red Sea and Indian Telegraph Co. …
MS Kelvin P1a
Autograph letter signed, from F.C. Penrose to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Colebyfield, Wimbledon. 5 April 1902. Asks Thomson to accept a new edition of his book …
MS Kelvin P2
Circular letter from John Perry. Royal College of Science, London, S.W. 25 November 1907. In support of Milne, against Schuster, as British representative to the …
MS Kelvin P3
Autograph letter signed, from John Perry to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. Royal College of Science, South Kensington, London, S.W. 2 Dec. 1907. Accompanying letter for MS Kelvin P2. …
MS Kelvin P4
Autograph letter signed, from Francis Petrie to William Thomson. Victoria Institute or Philosophical Society of Gt. Britain, 8 Adelphi Terrace, London, W.C. 28 Oct. …
MS Kelvin P5
Autograph letter signed, from John Phillips to William Thomson. Oxford. 14 Oct. 1861. Comments on Thomson's BA paper on Sun's Heat and Laplace's Nebular Theory. …
MS Kelvin P6
Autograph letter signed, from Arthur Pinn to William Thomson. 1 Broadley Terrace, Blandford Sq., London. 17 October 1857. Submits plan, already submitted to Bright, …
MS Kelvin P7
Autograph letter signed, from William Poole to William Thomson. Bellary, Madras Presidency, India. 23 February 1867. Asks for instructions on the use of instruments …
MS Kelvin P8
Envelope only, from G.W. Preedy to William Thomson. 24 October 1854
MS Kelvin P9
Autograph letter signed, from G.W. Preedy to William Thomson. Hyde Park Terrace, Plymouth. 25 Oct. [1858]. On cable laying. Mentions Mrs. Thomson and Dayman
MS Kelvin R1
Autograph letter signed, from W. MacQuorn Rankine to William Thomson. 59 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow. 19 June 1855. On new patent of R.S. Newall for improvements in electric telegraphs. …
MS Kelvin R2
Autograph letter signed, from W. MacQuorn Rankine to William Thomson. 59 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow. 9 Sept. 1859. Is considering electromagnetic engine. Calculations …
MS Kelvin R3
Autograph letter signed, from John Rankin & Co. to William Thomson. London. 3 March 1869. On action by the Egyptian Government to stop infringements on Thomson's patents. …
MS Kelvin R4
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to David Reid. 12 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W. 8 May 1884. Instructions on the construction of a recorder and a further long range potential galvanometer. …
MS Kelvin R5
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid, on House of Lords notepaper. London. Friday 1 June 1894. An order from Major Cardew for four mirror voltmeters. …
MS Kelvin R6
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Paris. 10 Sept. 1894. Mention of business being slack and Mr. Meikle's health. The launch of the "Strathgarry" by Lady Kelvin. …
MS Kelvin R7
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Aix les Bains. 11 August 1895. Re. enquiry from Mr. Carson on 1867 patent for vibrating siphon. …
MS Kelvin R8
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. C/o W. Rathbone, Green Bank, Liverpool. 18 Sept. 1897. Instructions for testing the effects of shock on new recorder
MS Kelvin R9
Incomplete letter from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 11 Dec. 1900. Instruction on alterations of silk threads and platinum wire for present compass trials
MS Kelvin R10
Autograph letter signed, from William Anderson on behalf of William Thomson to David Reid. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 22 Jan. 1902. Instructions to send wooden rod and wire
MS Kelvin R11
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 27 Jan. 1902. Instructions to send spiral springs
MS Kelvin R12
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson per William Anderson to David Reid. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 29 Jan. 1902. Acknowledges receipt of springs and …
MS Kelvin R13
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, London. 10 Feb. 1902. Re. order of instruments for the Pacific
MS Kelvin R14
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, London, S.W. 18 March 1902. Business arrangements. Magnets for new siphon recorders. …
MS Kelvin R15
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Glasgow. 2 April 1902. To introduce Mr. Campbell Douglas, architect, who wishes to visit workshop and laboratory. …
MS Kelvin R16
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 'In train from London'. 3 April [1902]. Instructions to send stampings for astatic watt meter. …
MS Kelvin R17
Telegram from William Thomson to David Reid. 3 April 1902. Telegram on business matters
MS Kelvin R18
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 4 April 1902. On metal stampings. Instructions to send springs
MS Kelvin R19
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 5 April 1902. Instructions for making fixed coils instead of stampings
MS Kelvin R20
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. London. 6 April 1902. On recording voltmeters
MS Kelvin R21
Telegram from William Thomson to David Reid. London. 7 April 1902. Telegram instructing to send flat steel springs
MS Kelvin R22
Autograph letter signed, from William Anderson on behalf of William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 10 April 1902. Instructions for alteration to dial voltmeters
MS Kelvin R23
Typescript letter signed, from William Anderson on behalf of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, London, S.W. 30 July 1902. Instructions …
MS Kelvin R24
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 1 August 1902. Criticism of factory methods. Mentions Dr. Bottomley, P. …
MS Kelvin R25
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 11 Aug. 1902. Instructions on making a clock-weight hung on paper
MS Kelvin R26
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, London, S.W. 11 August 1902. On machine patents in Britain and America
MS Kelvin R27
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 8 October 1902. Instructions on modifications to recording clock-mechanism. Summons a board meeting
MS Kelvin R28
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to David Reid. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 20 October 1902. Business arrangements. Mentions Dr. Bottomley and Mr. Ferguson
MS Kelvin R29
Copy of typescript letter, from William Thomson to David Reid. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 27 June 1904. Report on compass trials with Royal Navy. Mentions Captain Henderson, Mr. …
MS Kelvin R30
Autograph letter signed, from Edward Roberts to William Thomson. Gray's Inn, W.C. 15 June 1872. Describes progress of work on tides
MS Kelvin R31
Autograph letter signed on Royal Mint notepaper, from William Roberts-Austen to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. 1 Oct. 1895. On diffusion of solid gold through solid lead. …
MS Kelvin R32
Autograph letter signed, from Thomas Robertson to George Wilson, MD. 339 High Street, Edinburgh. 7 February 1854. Had sent a packet of wools and explains the arrangements for the selection of colours
MS Kelvin R33
Autograph letter signed, from D. Robinson to William Thomson. India Office, London. 10 Augt. 1867. Description of the studies for Telegraph pupils
MS Kelvin R34
Autograph letter signed, from H. Ruhmkorff to William Thomson. Paris. 15 April 1851. Re. apparatus being sent, including two Fastré thermometers for Thomson and two for Forbes, to Mr. …
MS Kelvin R35
Autograph letter signed, from H. Ruhmkorff to William Thomson. Paris. 15 June 1851. Asking that a letter be forwarded to Thomson
MS Kelvin R36
Bill from H. Ruhmkorff to William Thomson. Paris. 19 Sept. 1851. For apparatus for Polarisation by magnetism and diamagnetism - 610 francs
MS Kelvin R37
Bill from H. Ruhmkorff to William Thomson. Paris. 15 Nov. 1853. For conduction apparatus and condenser - 175 francs
MS Kelvin R38
Typescript letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Alexander Russell. Netherhall, Largs. 22 Dec. 1906. Acknowledges receipt of vol. 2 of On the Theory of …
MS Kelvin S1
Draft letter from William Thomson to Edward Sabine. Nassau. 31 July 1856. Proposes that the Kew Committee would like to make measurements of atmospheric electricity …
MS Kelvin S2
Autograph letter signed, from Edward Sabine to William Thomson. 13 Ashley Place, S.W. 29 June 1857. Asks if W. Whitehouse would be willing and able to give a conference …
MS Kelvin S3
Autograph letter signed, from Edward Sabine to William Thomson. 13 Ashley Place. 30 March 1860. On the accuracy of the inductive-electric apparatus in determining "the Dip". …
MS Kelvin S4
Autograph letter signed, from A.B. de Saint-Venant to William Thomson. Paris. 28 March 1864. On recommendation, from Thomson to Bertrand, that he be made a member …
MS Kelvin S5
Autograph letter signed, from A.B. de Saint-Venant to William Thomson. France. 22 July 1867. Acknowledges receipt of some proofs of A Treatise of Natural Philosophy …
MS Kelvin S6
Autograph letter signed, from J.C. Saunders to William Thomson. Malta. 6 July 1875. Is returning home and hopes to visit Kelvin for a few days. With report on the recorder
MS Kelvin S7
Autograph letter signed, from J.C. Saunders to William Thomson. The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited, 66 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 9 November 1875. On the …
MS Kelvin S8
Autograph letter signed, from J.C. Saunders to William Thomson. The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited, 66 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 24 November 1875. On aerial …
MS Kelvin S9
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. The Atlantic Telegraph Company Limited, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 7 May 1857. Has been to Greenwich with Mr. …
MS Kelvin S10
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 29 Oct. 1860. Mentions that the …
MS Kelvin S11
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 6 November 1860. Thanks Thomson …
MS Kelvin S12
Telegraph from George W. Saward to Walter Paterson, Glasgow. [S.l.]. 11 March 1861. On terms of agreement between the Anglo American Telegraph Company and the Atlantic Telegraph Company. …
MS Kelvin S13
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 22 July 1863. On the spitefulness of the "Electrician Articles". …
MS Kelvin S14
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 12 St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgate Street, Within, London, E.C. 17 February 1865. …
MS Kelvin S15
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 12 St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgate Street, Within, London, E.C. 15 Sept. …
MS Kelvin S16
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 12 St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgate Street, Within, London, E.C. 18 April 1867. …
MS Kelvin S17
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. The Atlantic Telegraph Company Limited, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 12 May 1857. Has sent wire specimens to MacFarlane. …
MS Kelvin S18
Autograph letter signed, from George W. Saward to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company, 12 St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgate Street, Within, London, E.C. 9 March 1868. …
MS Kelvin S19
Copy telegram from George W. Saward to Walter Paterson. [S.l., s.d.]. Dr. Bishop, as agent for Morgan, is canvassing in the north
MS Kelvin S20
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Scott to William Thomson. Glasgow University Library. 29 Nov. 1865. The Bishop of Argyll [Alexander Ewing] is writing a history of Iona. …
MS Kelvin S21
Autograph letter signed, from T.J.J. See to Mr. George Green. Novol Observatory, More Island, California. 26 Dec. 1907. Instructing him to give his condolences …
MS Kelvin S22
Autograph letter signed, from N.J. Senior to William Thomson. 2 King William Street. 3 March 1869. The directors of the Direct English, Indian and Australian Submarine …
MS Kelvin S23
Autograph letter signed, from N.J. Senior, Secretary, to William Thomson. English, Indian, and Australian Submarine Telegraph Company Limited, 2 King William Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin S24
Autograph letter signed, from N.J. Senior to William Thomson. English, Indian and Australian Submarine Telegraph Company Limited, 2 King William Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin S25
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 2 Nov. 1867. Encloses copy letter from Freshfields (Solicitors, …
MS Kelvin S26
Copy of letter from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 5 Aug. 1868. Advising Thomson on litigation over patent for his …
MS Kelvin S27
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 17 Dec. 1868. Advises Thomson to write to Sir R. Glass. Refers to Messrs. Bircham and Co
MS Kelvin S28
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 30 Dec. 1868. Refers to three enclosures forwarded to firm an account of Mr. …
MS Kelvin S29
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 1 March 1869. Encloses copy of the draft agreement sent …
MS Kelvin S30
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 3 March 1869. The India Cable agreement bringing three …
MS Kelvin S31
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 5 March 1869. Encloses copy of letter to Messrs. Bircham. …
MS Kelvin S32
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 11 March 1869. Mentions that the agreement has been duly executed. Mr. Crowdy mentioned
MS Kelvin S33/1
Telegram from H.C.F. Jenkin to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 12 March 1869. On agreement for instruments
MS Kelvin S33/2
Telegram from William Thomson to Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard. [S.l.]. 12 March 1869. On agreement for instruments
MS Kelvin S34
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 18 Mar. 1869. On meeting with Mr. Burt on subject of patents. …
MS Kelvin S35
Autograph letter signed, from Sharpe, Parkers & Pritchard to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 2 April 1869. Asks Thomson's approval on plan to obtain Mr. …
MS Kelvin S36
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to W.N. Shaw. Netherhall. 28 Sep. 1907. Enquiring about Welsh's observations of atmosphere temperatures from balloons
MS Kelvin S37
Autograph letter signed, from W.N. Shaw to William Thomson. Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, London, S.W. 1 October 1907. Results from Welsh's ascents. Enquiring on Lady Kelvin's recovery
MS Kelvin S38
Autograph letter signed, from W.N. Shaw to William Thomson. Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, London, S.W. 2 October 1907. Sends measurement of temperature …
MS Kelvin S39
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to W.N. Shaw. Netherhall. 2 Oct. 1907. Acknowledges receipt of letter which contained information …
MS Kelvin S40
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to W.N. Shaw. Netherhall. 9 Oct. 1907. Thanks for letter of 2nd October. Remarks on Lady Kelvin's health
MS Kelvin S41
Autograph letter signed, from Thomas Shields to William Thomson. The University, Glasgow. 7 July 1889. Gives dimensions of the absolute electrometer and details …
MS Kelvin S42
Autograph letter signed, from W. Shuter to William Thomson. Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited, 54 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 2 April 1867. …
MS Kelvin S43
Autograph letter signed, from Shuttarvey to William Thomson. Borneo Company Limited, 7 Mincing Lane, London, E.C. 29 Jan. 1869. On proposed cable from Suez to Bombay. …
MS Kelvin S44
Manuscript letter from Siemens & Halske to William Thomson. Berlin. 26 August 1856.
MS Kelvin S45
Autograph letter signed, from C.W. Siemens to William Thomson. 3 Great George Street, Westminster, S.W. 30 March 1864. Explains the cause of the accident to the cable from Oran to Cartegena
MS Kelvin S46
Telegraph from William Thomson to C.W. Siemens. [S.l.]. [September 1865]. Demanding freedom of entry to cable room.
MS Kelvin S47
Autograph letter signed, from C.W. Siemens to William Thomson. Aubrey Lodge, Notting Hill, W. 15 Dec. 1868. Is laying Black Sea Cable for Indo European Telegraph Company. …
MS Kelvin S48
Autograph letter signed, from C.W. Siemens to William Thomson. Sheffield. 8 Jan. 1869. Thanks Thomson for information on Hooper's cable. Refers to McFarlane's report. …
MS Kelvin S49
Autograph letter signed, from Carl Siemens to William Thomson. 12 Queen Annes Gate, London, S.W. 17 Sept. 1875. Apologises that manager, Mr von Chauvin, has not …
MS Kelvin S50
Autograph letter signed, from R. Slater to William Thomson. Société du Cable Transatlantique Français Limited, Bartholomew House, London. 19 March 1869. Asks Thomson …
MS Kelvin S51
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. London. 24 Jan. 1859. Corrects some printed mistakes re. Wheatstone. Inductional magnetic effects - ship's magnetism
MS Kelvin S52
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. Jordanhill, Glasgow. 4 Jan. 1867. Advises Thomson to sue the Atlantic Telegraph Company. Does not want to be counsel to Pritchard
MS Kelvin S53
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. Lincoln's Inn. 6 March 1867. Advises Thomson on claims procedure against Atlantic Telegraph Company. Mentions George Saward
MS Kelvin S54
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. Lincoln's Inn. 9 July 1867. On his meeting with Jenkin and the specifications forwarded by Thomson
MS Kelvin S55
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. Lincoln's Inn. 15 July [1867]. On patent business of Thomson, Varley and Jenkin
MS Kelvin S56
Autograph letter signed, from A. Smith to William Thomson. Lincoln's Inn. 23 July [1867]. Draft agreement was considered by the Atlantic Telegraph Company with a demand for an exclusive licence
MS Kelvin S57
Telegram from William Thomson to A. Smith. Germany. [S.d.]. With instructions to consider possible future inventions
MS Kelvin S58
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. 42 Hill Street. 16 May [1854]. On experiments on electrolysis
MS Kelvin S59
Results of experiments, from 9 June 1854 to 20 June 1854, with Daniell's electrometer. From C.A. Smith to William Thomson
MS Kelvin S60
Letter from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 June 1854. Results of thermoelectric experiments. Mentions Mr. McFarlane and Mr. Crum
MS Kelvin S61
Letter from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 8 Aug. [1854]. On theroelectric experiments
MS Kelvin S62
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1-8 September [1854]. Results of thermoelectric experiments
MS Kelvin S63
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. 42 Hill Street. 13 Sept. 1854. Results of a problem of gravity. Mentions Duhamel
MS Kelvin S64
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. 42 Hill Street, Glasgow. 15 Sept. 1854. On thermoelectric experiments
MS Kelvin S65
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. 42 Hill Street, Glasgow. [September 1854]. Results of experiments on compression
MS Kelvin S66
Autograph letter signed, from C.A. Smith to William Thomson. [S.l.]. Wednesday [1854]. Results of experiments on compression of metals
MS Kelvin S67
Envelope only, from Professor C. Piazzi Smyth to William Thomson. 15 September 1854
MS Kelvin S68
Autograph letter signed, from J.P.G. Smith to William Thomson. Coulport. 21 Nov. 1875. Lists the stocks and property to be settled on Henrietta Blandy (Lady Kelvin's …
MS Kelvin S69
Autograph letter signed, from Willoughby Smith to William Thomson. Gutta Percha Company, Patentees, 18 Wharf Road, City Road, London, N. 27 Nov. 1868. Details of tests on the Franco American Cable. …
MS Kelvin S70
Autograph letter signed, from W. Spens to William Thomson. Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Office, Glasgow. 1 May 1858. Asks Thomson to write a few lines to Mrs. …
MS Kelvin S71
Autograph letter signed, from W. Spens to William Thomson. Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Office, Glasgow. 28 May 1858. Thomson is appointed Director of Spens' firm
MS Kelvin S72
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to W. Spens. Devonport. 8 June 1858.. Refuses Spens' offer of Directorship. Is on an experimental cruise
MS Kelvin S73/1
Printed copy of letter from Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby, to Sir Stafford Northcote. Balmoral. 29 September 1866. Communicating the Queen's bestowal …
MS Kelvin S73/2
Copy of letter from Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby, to Cyrus Field. 'Private'. St. James Square. 17 March 1867. Expressing regret that as an American …
MS Kelvin S73/3
Copy of letter from John Bright to Cyrus W. Field. House of Commons. 24 March 1868. Permission given to erase the word "Private" from letter from Lord Derby
MS Kelvin S74
Autograph letter signed, from C.H. Stearn to William Thomson. Selwood, Forest Hill, London. 6 March 1885. On a series of experiments on a wire embedded in the glass of a carbon filament bulb. …
MS Kelvin S75
Robert Steele & Co. Greenock. 4 April 1872. Statement of account on the schooner yacht "Lalla Rookh"
MS Kelvin S76
Autograph letter signed, from P. Stewart to William Thomson. Piccadilly. [4 April 1862]. The Government of India is to link up the Turkish and Indian cables. Gives …
MS Kelvin S77
Autograph letter signed, from P. Stewart to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 6 October [1862]. Has sent official letter from Government of India asking opinion on cable. …
MS Kelvin S78
Autograph letter signed, from P. Stewart to William Thomson. Piccadilly. [14 October 1862]. The rate of sending is to be 16 words per minute through the cable
MS Kelvin S79
Autograph letter signed, from P. Stewart to William Thomson. Piccadilly. 18 October 1862. Specimens of wire forwarded. Electrical results of Bright & Clark are enclosed. …
MS Kelvin S80
Autograph letter signed, from P. Stewart to William Thomson. Piccadilly. 28 October [1862]. Thanks Thomson for his report. Encloses payment of 50 guineas
MS Kelvin S81
Autograph letter signed, from G.G. Stokes to William Thomson. Cambridge. 12 Feb. 1859. Thomson is to be given a grant of one hundred pounds from the Government Grant Committee. …
MS Kelvin S82
Copy of letter from William Thomson to G.G. Stokes. Thornliebank, Glasgow. 29 April 1859. A very strong defence of Forbes against Tyndall's claim in glacier flow theory. …
MS Kelvin S83
Autograph letter signed, from G.G. Stokes to William Thomson. Cambridge. 22 Feb. 1862. On the general frictional effects of a fluid against a container. Seems to …
MS Kelvin S84
Autograph letter signed, from G.G. Stokes to William Thomson. Cambridge. 3 Nov. 1863. The first page is full of alterations and interposed words - a humorous deprecation …
MS Kelvin S85
Autograph letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Robert Story. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 9 April 1901. Subscription of one thousand pounds to the Natural Philosophy Department
MS Kelvin S87
Alexander Strange. 1868. Extract from the Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. On the necessity for State Intervention to secure the progress of Physical Science
MS Kelvin S88
Circular and letter from Alexander Strange to William Thomson. Lambeth Observatory, India Store Department, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, S. 18 Feb. 18[69]. Inviting …
MS Kelvin S89
Autograph letter signed, from Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to Darwin. Terling Place, Witham, Essex. 2 Feb. 1885. On the question of a memorial
MS Kelvin S90
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. The University, Glasgow. 10 Feb. 1890. On papers by Hicks, Lamb and Osborne Reynolds. On oscillations of the atmosphere
MS Kelvin S91
Typescript copy of letter signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. Netherhall, Largs. 18 Dec. 1906. On Homer Lane's problem and questions of physics. …
MS Kelvin S92/1
Typescript copy of letter from William Thomson to Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 15 July 1907. On meeting of the British Association. Problems of gases
MS Kelvin S92/2
Letter from Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to William Thomson. Reply written on original letter from William Thomson (MS Kelvin S92, Item 1)
MS Kelvin S93/1
Typescript copy of letter with manuscript amendments, signed 'Kelvin', from William Thomson to Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 26 July 1907. On spectrum analysis. …
MS Kelvin S93/2
Letter from Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to William Thomson. Reply written on original letter from William Thomson (MS Kelvin S93, Item 1)
MS Kelvin S94
Postcard signed 'R', from Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to William Thomson. Terling Place, Witham, Essex. [S.d.]. Note on H.A. Lorentz, Holland, and another scientist named L. …
MS Kelvin S95
Envelope only, from Professor Swan to William Thomson. Glasgow. 23 October 1868
MS Kelvin S96
Envelope only, from Professor Swan to William Thomson. St. Andrews. 11 December 1868
MS Kelvin S97
Autograph letter signed, from Charles Swindon to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 15 June 1855. Acknowledges receipt of cheque
MS Kelvin S98
Copy of testimonial, from William Thomson re J.J. Sylvester. Largs. 8 August 1854. On Sylvester's contribution to mathematics. The Royal Military Academy. Recommends …
MS Kelvin T1
Peter Guthrie Tait, 1831-1901. Appendix to letter to Professor A. De Morgan. [S.l.]. 1 January 1859. Contains references to a paper by G.G. Stokes, "On the Numerical …
MS Kelvin T2
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait, 1831-1901, to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 December 1861. On Tait and Thomson's book on Natural Philosophy. …
MS Kelvin T3
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 December 1861. On correspondence with MacMillan about the proposed book. Mentions …
MS Kelvin T4
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 11 February 1862. On experiments with Wanklyn and Lindsay on the electrical effects …
MS Kelvin T5
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 February 1862. Attempts to share out work on the proposed book. Experiments on oil drops and foam
MS Kelvin T6
Autograph letter, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 25 February 1862. Mentions machine for rotating copper disc. Names Ruhmkorff, Becquerel and Dubios Raymond [E. …
MS Kelvin T7
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 5 March 1862. On printing papers by the F.R.S. or the R.S.E. Mentions Tyndall, Williamson and Sabine. …
MS Kelvin T8
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 6 March 1862. Thinks how the heat of a platinum disc may have affected the results of evaporation experiments. …
MS Kelvin T9
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens, Edinburgh. 12 March 1862. On the progress of the book. Electrical experiments. …
MS Kelvin T10
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 March 1862. On contents of book. A shortened version of the book for schools and medical students might sell well
MS Kelvin T11
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 March 1862. Arranges visit from Thomson
MS Kelvin T12
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 19 March 1862. Has been applying quaternions to potential. Shows how this is developing
MS Kelvin T13
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 25 March 1862. Includes a note from William Porter. Is working on "Light" and "Sound". …
MS Kelvin T14
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 27 March 1862. Mentions Playfair, Balfour Stewart and Thomson's brother James. Experiments on stretching wires
MS Kelvin T15
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 14 April 1862. On experiments with light and gold leaf. Proposes visit to British Association meeting and to Belfast. …
MS Kelvin T16
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens, Edinburgh. 18 April 1862. Hopes that Thomson has received the Calton Hill rock specimens. …
MS Kelvin T17
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 24 April 1862. Declines invitation to a trip to Iceland with Thomson. On experiments on rotation of fluids. …
MS Kelvin T18
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 28 April 1862. On some papers he has been writing. Quaternion equations. Mentions Mrs. …
MS Kelvin T19
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens. 29 April 1862. Mentions proposed visit to Glasgow to see Mrs. Tait, off on steamer to Belfast
MS Kelvin T20
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens, Edinburgh. 11 June 1862. On experiments on gases by Andrews. Discusses some of his recent papers. …
MS Kelvin T21
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens, Edinburgh. 5 July 1862. On progress of the book. Stas to send him Plateau's memoirs. …
MS Kelvin T22
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 19 August 1862. On the progress of the book and planned vacation trip with Thomson
MS Kelvin T23
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 23 August 1862. On the appearance of a comet. Dissatisfied with White re. water-dropper and electrometer. …
MS Kelvin T24
Autograph letter, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 2 October 1862. Is offering assistantship to Gravenstein. Mentions progress of the book. …
MS Kelvin T25
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 3 October 1862. Is editing Thomson's contributions to the book. Refers to 'Gregory' …
MS Kelvin T26
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 6 Greenhill Gardens, Edinburgh. 7 Oct. 1862. Mentions golf, Gravenstein's acceptance of the …
MS Kelvin T27
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 11 Oct. 1862. On arrangement of chapters for their book
MS Kelvin T28
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 14 October 1862. Discusses material for book. Mentions recent railway accident and lack of safety on railways in general
MS Kelvin T29
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 15 October 1862. On progress of the book. Preparation of woodcuts. Mention of Tait and Steele's previous book
MS Kelvin T30
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 'Fast Day' Oct. 1862. On contents of the book
MS Kelvin T31
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 2 December 1862. On delays by the wood-engravers. On progress of book. Asks Thomson's opinion of book by Grove. …
MS Kelvin T32
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 26 December 1862. Discusses the book. Will ask MacMillan how many copies of book are to be printed
MS Kelvin T33
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 30 December 1862. On material for the book. Mentions "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", …
MS Kelvin T34
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 February 1863. Mention of perplexing illness of Headstone [i.e. Gravenstein]. Sent him home with Lindsay's son
MS Kelvin T35
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 2 March 1863. On Thomson's contributions to voltaism. Decides to make counter attack …
MS Kelvin T36
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 16 March 1863. On counter attack against Tyndall. Mentions P. Smyth and (Na)Smyth [James Nasmyth?]
MS Kelvin T37
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 March 1863. Continues on counter attack against Tyndall. Mentions White
MS Kelvin T38
Autograph letter signed, from D. Brewster to Peter Guthrie Tait. University of Edinburgh. [23 March 1863]. Asks Tait to get Thomson's opinion on an accompanying pamphlet. Mentions Airy and Faraday
MS Kelvin T39
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 25 March 1863. Mentions that Bolzani in Kazan has received Thomson's divided ring electrometer. …
MS Kelvin T40
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 27 May 1863. On progress of the book. Encloses letter from Constable of MacMillan's. …
MS Kelvin T41
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 3 Alexandraville, Crumlin Road, Belfast. 3 July 1863. On Tyndall's reply in the "Philosophical …
MS Kelvin T42
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 28 July 1863. On series of points concerning the book [Sketch of elementary dynamics (Edinburgh, 1863)]
MS Kelvin T43
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 September 1863. On progress of the book. Refers to proposed shortened version …
MS Kelvin T44
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 October 1863. On Thomson's condenser. The Royal Observatory in Edinburgh and the Astronomer Royal for Scotland. …
MS Kelvin T45
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 October [1863]. On experiments with Kelland. Refers to letter from Joule. Mentions Kilmichael. Letter partly torn
MS Kelvin T46
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 7 November 1864. Enrolment of students. Has proposed Helmholtz as foreign member of Royal Society of Edinburgh. …
MS Kelvin T47
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 February 1865. Questions relating to the book. Application from Trinity Hall to act as moderator. …
MS Kelvin T48
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 16 February 1865. Discusses points relating to book [Treatise of natural philosophy (Oxford, 1867)]
MS Kelvin T49
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 20 February 1865. On various scientific matters concerning the book. Two cuttings from proofs
MS Kelvin T50
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 23 February 1865. On Thomson's proposed visit to Cambridge. Anglification of Greek terms. On elliptic transformations
MS Kelvin T51
Autograph letter signed, from B. Stewart to Peter Guthrie Tait. Kew. 27 February 1865. On experiments on radiant heat. Ends with logogriph
MS Kelvin T52
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 March 1865. On Thomson's proposed visit to Edinburgh. Mentions Stokes and the Monk. …
MS Kelvin T53
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 March 1865. On Tait's Brachistochrone. On results of experiments
MS Kelvin T54
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 29 March 1865. Requires galvanometer to work on experiments with Stewart. Mentions G. …
MS Kelvin T55
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 31 March 1865. On experiments done together with Balfour Stewart. Problems of magnetism. Mentions Tyndall
MS Kelvin T56
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 5 April 1865. On his "Least Time" Paper. Mentions Maxwell and a possible reconciliation with Tyndall
MS Kelvin T57
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 April 1865. [Robert?] Hamilton's paper on "Characteristic Function in Optics". …
MS Kelvin T58
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 May 1865. Mentions Hooke and Jones, some papers by himself and his book with Steele
MS Kelvin T59
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 19 May 1865. On problems with ellipse. His brachistochrone
MS Kelvin T60
Autograph letter signed, from A. MacMillan to Peter Guthrie Tait. MacMillan and Co., 16 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C. 19 May 1865. On number of pages and cost of book
MS Kelvin T61
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 31 December 1865. On details of the book. Mentions Boole's new book on differential equations. Also Jacobi and Neumann
MS Kelvin T62/1
Autograph letter signed, from Balfour Stewart to William Thomson. Kew Observatory. 9 January 1866. Results of experiments
MS Kelvin T62/2
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [Edinburgh?] [10 January 1866]. On a paper which Thomson read to the Royal Society at Edinburgh
MS Kelvin T63
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 16 January 1866. On progress of the book. Pressures of work. Reference to Lamé and …
MS Kelvin T64
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 January 1866. Details of the book. Suggests an experiment that Thomson might do with his class
MS Kelvin T65
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 20 January 1866. Details of the book. Mentions visit from J. Porter, Ward and Crum Brown. …
MS Kelvin T66
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 4 February 1866. On proposed visit to Glasgow to see Thomson. Discusses discoveries of Stokes and Lamé. …
MS Kelvin T67
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 13 March 1866. Details of the book. Mentions Kitchin and Forbes
MS Kelvin T68
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 25 March 1866. Comments on the book. Asks Thomson to be god-father to Tait's new born son
MS Kelvin T69
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 30 March 1866. Mentions Mrs. Tait and her baby. Tyndall and Playfair. The book. Experiments with waves. …
MS Kelvin T70
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 12 April 1866. Note about a visit from Thomson
MS Kelvin T71
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 6 January 1867. Is expecting Thomson to visit him. Details of the book, and a paper by Tait
MS Kelvin T72
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 January 1867. Contains riddles and news from Belfast. Mentions Mrs. Crum Brown and Sinclair of Hopefield
MS Kelvin T73
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 14 January 1867. Details of the book. Woodblocks. Thomson's visit to Edinburgh cancelled
MS Kelvin T74
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 11 February 1867. Discusses vortex atoms
MS Kelvin T75
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 4 March 1867. Writes of his recent toothache
MS Kelvin T76
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 9 April 1867. On proposed visit to Glasgow
MS Kelvin T77
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l.]. [12 April 1867]. On proposed visit to Glasgow
MS Kelvin T78
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 17 April 1867. On electric currents and Tait's galvanometer
MS Kelvin T79
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 22 April 1867. On Tait's engagements for College and the Royal Society. Thomson's paper for the Royal Society. …
MS Kelvin T80
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 2 May 1867. On progress of the book and his pressing engagements. Mentions Crum Brown, Helmholtz and Tyndall. …
MS Kelvin T81
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 18 May 1867. On progress of book. Helmholtz's article. Mention of the Atlantic cable
MS Kelvin T82
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 23 May 1867. On progress of the book. Mentions Crum Brown
MS Kelvin T83
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 15 June 1867. On details of the book. Experiments with galvanometer. Mentions Kitchin …
MS Kelvin T84/1
Autograph letter signed, from J.W. Phelps to Peter Guthrie Tait. Royal Society of Edinburgh. 4 July 1867
MS Kelvin T84/2
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l., s.d.]. Mentions Tyndall, Grant and Allen Thomson. Is looking for papers to be read. …
MS Kelvin T85
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 18 November 1867. On a paper by Maxwell. Mentions Kelland and Blackburn and a proposed visit to see Thomson. …
MS Kelvin T86
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 7 March 1868. Reference to "Philosophical Magazine" 1845 and Liebig's "Annalen" XXIV and to papers by Mayer. …
MS Kelvin T87
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. 17 Drummond Place, Edinburgh. 11 June 1868. On a new edition of their book. Visit to St. Andrews. …
MS Kelvin T88
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l.]. June [s.a.]. Mentions gift of books from Mrs Stevelly; he has brought Thomson some by Hamilton, Green and Stokes
MS Kelvin T89
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson in Kissingen. 17 Drummond Place, Edinburgh. 2 July 1868. Criticism of new Professor [Henry Calderwood]. …
MS Kelvin T90
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Peter Guthrie Tait. Kissingen. 5 July 1868. On University politics. Mentions Calton, Moncrieff, Provost Grieve of Greenock and Helmholtz. …
MS Kelvin T91
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to Peter Guthrie Tait. [S.l.] [9 July 1868]. On vortex motions
MS Kelvin T92
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 10 August 1868. On one of Tait's publications. Mentions A. Crum Brown, G.C. Foster and Calton. …
MS Kelvin T93
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Guthrie to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 22 August 1868. Asks for a look at some of Thomson's work on Vortices. Discusses rotation theory. …
MS Kelvin T94
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [Edinburgh?] 26 August 1868. Drawings of vortices. On his appendix to thermodynamics and a …
MS Kelvin T95
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 29 August 1868. Acknowledges receipt of Thomson's material on vortices. Proposes a new theory
MS Kelvin T96
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Union Club, St. Andrews. 6 September 1868. On vortex theory. Wants Thomson to look at chapter of his small book. …
MS Kelvin T97
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. C/o Mrs. Porter, Alexandraville, Crumlin Road, Belfast. 21 September 1868. Arranges visit to Thomson. …
MS Kelvin T98
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 2 October 1868. On correction of Tait's proofs. On letter from Helmholtz. Arranges visit from Thomson. …
MS Kelvin T99
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. [S.l.]. [13 October 1868]. On temperatures and gases. Urges Thomson to visit him. Tait's proofs
MS Kelvin T100
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 23 October 1868. Problems of the Oxford pamphlet. Encloses note from Cayley. Mentions Balfour. His new assistant
MS Kelvin T101
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 26 October 1868. Problems with proofs. Mentions parcel received from Glasgow for the Edinburgh faculty
MS Kelvin T102
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 29 March 1869. On a biography of Forbes and possible publication of his lectures. Invites Thomson to Edinburgh
MS Kelvin T103
Autograph letter signed, from Peter Guthrie Tait to William Thomson. Edinburgh. 27 March 1880. On Murray's anti-Darwin paper. Hopes to receive some abstracts from Thomson
MS Kelvin T104
Autograph letter signed, from J.E. Talmage to William Thomson. London. 12 Sept. 1897. Presentation to Thomson of a large crystal of selenite from Utah
MS Kelvin T105
Autograph letter signed, from Tatham, Upton, Upton & Johnson to William Thomson. 20 Austin Friars, E.C. 3 August 1859. Thomson is left a legacy of fifty pounds by Robert Leslie Ellis
MS Kelvin T106
Autograph letter signed, from Robert R. Tatlock to William Thomson. Glasgow. 17 May 1862. On behalf of his brother who is applying for a post with Thomson. He is …
MS Kelvin T106a
9 August 1916. Copy of holograph will and codicils by the Right Honourable Frances Anna, Baroness Kelvin of Netherhall, Largs [Frances Thomson]
MS Kelvin T107
21 January 1839. Class book of James Thomson containing 6 loose leaves. Contains sections on Dynamics, Newton's laws of motion, Uniform motion, varied rectilinear …
MS Kelvin T108
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 3 Franklin Place, Belfast. 19 Sept. 1854. On the new engines for the water works, and the necessity of his presence there. …
MS Kelvin T109
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to James Thomson. 2 College, Glasgow. 1 Nov. 1856. On Blackburn and corrections and errata for "Differential Calculus". …
MS Kelvin T110
Incomplete letter, from James Thomson to William Thomson. Belfast. 10 June 1857. Arranges accommodation for William Thomson with Neilson Hancock for meeting of the British Association. …
MS Kelvin T111
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 16 Donegall Place, Belfast. 3 July 1857. Asks advice on authors royalties. Encloses copy of a letter …
MS Kelvin T112
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 16 Donegall Place, Belfast. 21 July 1857.
MS Kelvin T113
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 16 Donegall Place, Belfast. 6 Sept. 1857. Asks advice on the positioning of a lightning conductor …
MS Kelvin T114
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 16 Donegall Place, Belfast. 23 April 1858. On his invention, at W. Thomson's request, of a centrifugal …
MS Kelvin T115
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 2 Donegall Square West, Belfast. 8 Nov. 1859. On Professor Forbes' application for the principalship of St. …
MS Kelvin T116
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 2 Donegall Square West, Belfast. 19 Feb. 1862. On the phenomenon of vertical air columns ascending from the lower side of pond ice. …
MS Kelvin T117
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 2 Donegall Square West, Belfast. 9 July 1862. On the publication in "The Engineer" of Tyndall's …
MS Kelvin T118
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. Belfast. 11 July 1862. On an answer he has written for "The Engineer". Will be in Divernagh, Newry, for a month. …
MS Kelvin T119
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 2 Donegall Square West, Belfast. 13 Aug. 1863. On a vortex he has installed in a mill near Edinburgh, …
MS Kelvin T120
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to William Thomson. 12 Lansdown Road, Dublin. 30 Sept. 1868. Mentions discussion with Tait on experiments with corks in a whirlpool. …
MS Kelvin T121
Incomplete letter, from James Thomson to William Thomson. [Belfast?, 2 March 1869]. Asks Thomson about French cable project. His wife Lizzie. Mentions Mr Nixon and Dr Montgomerie.
MS Kelvin T122
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to James Thomson. Great Western Tel. Co., London. 30 Oct. 1872. Hoopers Telegraph Making Company have ordered ship for cable laying. …
MS Kelvin T123
Telegram from James Thomson to William Thomson. Belfast. 1 Nov. 1872. Advises centrifugal pump and no pipes for turning ship
MS Kelvin T124
Two page telegram from James Thomson to William Thomson. Belfast. 17 Nov. 1872. A new plan for two transverse screws
MS Kelvin T125
Telegram from James Thomson to William Thomson. Belfast. Nov. 1872. Specifies two pumps with costs
MS Kelvin T126
Copy of statement by William Thomson on the practical knowledge and experience of his brother James Thomson. [Glasgow, January 1873].
MS Kelvin T127
Copy of letter from James P. Joule to William Thomson. 343 Lower Broughton Road, Manchester. 7 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T128
Copy of testimonial by Professor James Clerk Maxwell. Cambridge. 7 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T129
Copy of letter from P.G. Tait to William Thomson. University of Edinburgh. 7 January 1873. Acknowledgement of James Thomson's abilities as scientist and teacher …
MS Kelvin T130
Copy of letter from Thomas Andrews to William Thomson. Queen's College, Belfast. 7 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T131
Copy of letter from H.L.F. von Helmholtz to William Thomson. Berlin. 14 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T132
Copy of testimonial by the Mechanical Engineers of Belfast. Belfast. 20 January 1873. Testimonial on James Thomson's practical knowledge of Mechanics and Hydraulics
MS Kelvin T133
Copy of testimonial from the Committee of Management of the Lagan Navigation Company. Belfast, 20 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T134
Copy of testimonial from Alexander Tate, the County Surveyor of Antrim. Belfast. 22 January 1873.
MS Kelvin T135
Autograph letter signed, from James Thomson to G.H. Darwin. Fort William. 25 June 1880. Is on yachting cruise with William and Lady Thomson. Acknowledges receipt …
MS Kelvin T136
Table, from James Thomson to unknown correspondent. [S.l., s.d.]. Table calculations from a formula of Julius Weisbach on the friction of water in pipes. Said to be very scarce
MS Kelvin T137
Autograph letter signed, from Margaret Thomson to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 17 July [1865]. Narrates her arrival in Scotland. Expresses her disappointment at the …
MS Kelvin T138
2 April 1867. Draft letter from Thomson to Captain S. Osborn, drawn up by his wife, rejecting the offer of one hundred pounds as an annual retaining fee from the Telegraph Construction Company
MS Kelvin T139
Autograph letter signed, from Robert Thomson to William Thomson. Hobart Town. 21 Sept. 1861. Mentions that he has two months leave of absence due to ill-health. …
MS Kelvin T140
1 May 1852. Class tickets for R.A. Bubier, D. Drummond, J. Geddes, J.A. McFarlane, D. McLean, W. McLelland, J. Robertson, J.G. Scott, from William Thomson
MS Kelvin T141
1 May 1853. Class tickets for D. Brown, D.C. Brown, H. MacAlpine, M. McIntyre, W. McLelland, H. Miller, from William Thomson
MS Kelvin T142
Letter from William Thomson to [unknown correspondent]. [S.l.]. 21 April 1854. Postscript on an experiment to discover the thermo-electric effect of tension on …
MS Kelvin T143
15 June 1855. Glasgow Stock Exchange daily share list
MS Kelvin T144
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, Schwalbach, Gross Herzogthum, Nassau. 2 August 1855
MS Kelvin T145
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to ?(White). [S.l.]. 18 Aug. 1855. Details an electrostatic instrument containing suspended spheres from a bifilar support. …
MS Kelvin T146
Envelope only, with seal of J.D.F[orbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 2 April 1857
MS Kelvin T147
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 13 April 1857
MS Kelvin T148
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, No. 2 College, Glasgow. 16 May 1857
MS Kelvin T149
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, College, Glasgow. 16 May 1857
MS Kelvin T150
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. 1 July 1857
MS Kelvin T151
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. 8 August 1857. With seal J.D.F[orbes].
MS Kelvin T152
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. 10 September 1857. With seal J.D.F[orbes].
MS Kelvin T153
Unsigned draft of letter, from [William Thomson] to the Trustees of the Ferguson Trust Funds. [S.l.]. 4 February 1858. Mentions his new teaching method of allowing …
MS Kelvin T154
Unsigned draft of letter, from [William Thomson] to the Trustees of the Ferguson Trust Fund. [S.l.]. 4 Feb. 1858. On his new experimental method of teaching Natural Philosophy
MS Kelvin T155
Class ticket for T.P. Spens, from William Thomson. 6 February 1858
MS Kelvin T156
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 28 April 1858
MS Kelvin T157
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, No. 2 College, Glasgow. 24 February 1859
MS Kelvin T158
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 8 March 1859
MS Kelvin T159
15 March 1859. Observations made on Thomson's galvanometer accompanied by remarks on the weather
MS Kelvin T160
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, No. 2 College, Glasgow. 24 April 1859. With seal of Secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
MS Kelvin T161
Class certificates for William J. Dobie, J. Gilmour, D.W. Runciman, Glasgow College, 28 April 1859.
MS Kelvin T162
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. 1 July 1859
MS Kelvin T163
Envelope only, addressed to Professor Thomson, Invercloy, Isle of Arran, Scotland. 30 July 1859
MS Kelvin T164
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, Glencloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. 6 October 1859
MS Kelvin T165
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 3 November 1859
MS Kelvin T166
Envelope only, addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 30 March 1860
MS Kelvin T167
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, 2 College, Glasgow. 26 April 1860
MS Kelvin T168
Class tickets for Ralph Abercrombie, Robert Clark and David Strong, from William Thomson, University of Glasgow, 1 May 1860.
MS Kelvin T169
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Brodick, by Ardrossan. August 1860
MS Kelvin T170
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor William Thomson, Invercloy, Arran, by Ardrossan. Pitlochry. 23 August 1860
MS Kelvin T171
29 September 1864, 25 October 1864 and undated. Memoranda regarding the requirements in the Natural Philosophy Classroom
MS Kelvin T172
Envelope only, addressed to Dr. William Thomson, University, Glasgow. 28 Feb. 1866
MS Kelvin T173
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor Sir William Thomson, College, Glasgow. 11 Feb. 1867
MS Kelvin T174
Envelope only, [from J.D. Forbes], addressed to Professor Sir William Thomson, College, Glasgow. 28 March 1867
MS Kelvin T175
Class ticket for W. Clyde, from William Thomson, University of Glasgow, 5 Nov. 1867.
MS Kelvin T176
Notes by William Thomson for a paper on vortex motion, Largs, April 1867. Includes definition of a frictionless fluid. Mentions Helmholtz and Riemann
MS Kelvin T177 - Patent, 1871, No. 252
Manuscript draft specification for British Letters Patent, 1871, No. 252, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in transmitting, receiving, …
MS Kelvin T178
A statement regarding Rouken annuities, March 1868. Accounts relating to the Crum family
MS Kelvin T179
Class ticket for James Andrews, from William Thomson, University of Glasgow, 14 April 1869.
MS Kelvin T180
Natural philosophy examination paper, [University of Glasgow], 13 December 1869.
MS Kelvin T181 - Sir Wm Thomson. Classroom & Laboratory 24th Jan 1870
A page of brief notes regarding building materials and apparatus for laboratory including the following:
MS Kelvin T182
The results of the turning trials for the twin-screwed vessels H.M.S. "Plover" and "Penelope".
MS Kelvin T183
The turning trials of the vessels "Vanguard", "Iron Duke", "Audacious" and "Invincible", [1872].
MS Kelvin T184
Bank pass book for William Thomson's account with the Commercial Bank of Scotland, 1872-1876.
MS Kelvin T186
Autograph letter, from William Thomson to unknown correspondent [Lord Chamberlain?]. Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire. 7 Jan. 1903. Thanking for the warrant granting him the Order of Merit
MS Kelvin T187/1 - Patent, 1903, No. 24,526
Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1903, No. 24,526, to William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs, and Kelvin and James White Ltd, for the invention of. …
MS Kelvin T187/2 - Lord Kelvin's new sounding machine
Lord Kelvin's new sounding machine. [Glasgow], 1904.
MS Kelvin T188
Incomplete letter, from [?] to William Thomson. 8 Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh. 26 Jan. 1907. Refers to the union of oxygen and hydrogen at comparatively low temperatures. …
MS Kelvin T189
Photograph album of pages from Lord Kelvin's Green books, with envelope addressed to George Green Esq., 1907. Pages deal with gases, lines of force, magnetic and atomic theory
MS Kelvin T190
Hotel bill, to William Thomson, for 3 days at the Palace Hotel, [London], 10 March [s.a.].
MS Kelvin T191
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to unknown correspondent. Oxford. 2 Dec. [s.a.].
MS Kelvin T192
Incomplete draft of letter from [William Thomson] to unknown correspondent. The University, Glasgow. [c.1885].
MS Kelvin T193
Letter to William Thomson. [S.l.]. [1851]. On apparatus for Faraday and Plücker experiments. The items consist mainly of crystals - bismuth, iron and silver. Addressed to Thomson, c/o Messrs. …
MS Kelvin T194
William Thomson. List of formulas in Natural Philosophy. Note on Simple Pendulums. [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T195
William Thomson. Pencilled notes on tidal theory. Mentions Pytheas, Poseidonius, Strabo, Julius Caesar, Newton. [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T196
William Thomson. Provisional specification for improvements in electric and other recording instruments. For patent purposes. [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T197
William Thomson. Specification for improved electrostatic high pressure voltmeter. [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T198
Telegraph tape: "Transmitted through four hundred and fifty miles of the Red Sea and India Submarine Telegraph cable by the Hughes Printing Telegraph Instrument". [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T199
Coded telegraph tape with message "C F Varley's compliments to Proffessor [sic] Thompson [sic]". [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T200
Telegraph tape - "Can you read this?" "Can you read Aberdeen also?" [S.l., s.d.]
MS Kelvin T201a
Visiting card, marked 'Lord Kelvin, 15 Eaton Place, S.W.' and 'Netherhall, Largs'. With message written in pencil, mentioning the Royal Society
MS Kelvin T201b
Visiting card, marked 'Lord Kelvin, 15 Eaton Place, S.W.' and 'Netherhall, Largs', 'To the Librarian, R.S., Burlington House'. With message written in ink, mentioning George Green. Feb. 1927
MS Kelvin T201c
Visiting card, marked 'Lord Kelvin, 15 Eaton Place, S.W.' and 'Netherhall, Largs', overwritten 'Mr G. Green'.
MS Kelvin T202/1
Donald McFarlane. 10 May, 2 August 1841. Calculations, inserted loose at pp. 58-59. Observations on day of unusual magnetic disturbance, London, 1843
MS Kelvin T202/2
Letter from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 23 June 1852. On experiments with iron conductors
MS Kelvin T202/3
Donald McFarlane. July 1852. Graph relating to experiments with iron conductor
MS Kelvin T202/4
Donald McFarlane. 2 August 1852. Thermo-electric experiments on iron conductor
MS Kelvin T202/5
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 4 Oct. 1852. On temperature experiments. Mentions A. Crum, Galloway and Bennet, Brown & Co. Notes by Thomson on back page
MS Kelvin T202/6
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 18 Oct. 1852. Experiments on temperatures. Notes by Thomson on back page
MS Kelvin T202/7
Donald McFarlane. 12 November 1852-19 April 1854. Copper, platinum and iron conductor readings
MS Kelvin T202/8
Donald McFarlane. 22 January 1853. Readings for iron conductor experiments
MS Kelvin T202/9
Donald McFarlane. 25 February and undated [1853]. Iron conductor readings
MS Kelvin T202/10
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 16 Sept. 1853. Experiments with multiple copper and iron wire
MS Kelvin T202/11
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. Glasgow. 30 Sept. 1853. Experiments with platinum wire and galvanometer
MS Kelvin T202/12
Autograph letter signed, from Donald McFarlane to William Thomson. 'Wednesday evening' 11 October 1853. Experiments with copper conductor. Notes by Thomson on back page
MS Kelvin T202/13
Donald McFarlane. 15 October 1853-2 December 1853. Iron conductor readings
MS Kelvin T202/14
Class certificate for J. Falconer. Glasgow College. 24 Oct. 1853. Notes by Thomson on back
MS Kelvin T202/15
Donald McFarlane. 29 October 1853. Copper conductor readings
MS Kelvin T202/16
C.A. Smith. 20 January-20 April 1854. Experiments with various metals and electricity
MS Kelvin T202/17
C.A. Smith. 25 March 1854. Graph of iron conductor readings
MS Kelvin T202/18
C.A. Smith. [1853]. Thermo-electric experiments
MS Kelvin T202/19
C.A. Smith. [S.d.]. Lecture on optics
MS Kelvin T202/20
Receipt for metals and wire bought from Johnson and Matthey, assayers, refiners and metallurgical chemists, 20 February 1855.
MS Kelvin T202/21
Invoice from John Little & Co., furnishing ironmongers, 67 Buchanan Street, [Glasgow], to Professor Thomson, College, 28 Nov. 1855, for 1 register grate.
MS Kelvin T203/1
Notes for paper by William Thomson on rigidity of the earth for Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863.
MS Kelvin T203/2
Series of examination answers on minerals on paper stamped "India Office", [1863]. Answers by: Maxwell Simpson, J. Ovens, John M. Rutherford, H. Stevens, Napier Sturt, M. …
MS Kelvin T203/3
Charts marking tidal curves, January-April 1865.
MS Kelvin T203/4
Notes and calculations for Treatise on Natural Philosophy, vol. III, 1867, by Thomson and Tait. [Pre 1867].
MS Kelvin T203/5
Report by Thomson for the British Association Committee for the purpose of promoting the extension, improvement and harmonic analysis of Tidal Observations, December 1867-19 August 1868. …
MS Kelvin T203/6
Proofs for a review article on a paper given by Thomson on geological time in the "Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow", 1868. Mentions Huxley, Playfair …
MS Kelvin T203/7
Appendix to a pamphlet on telegraphy, [1872]. Deals with modifications to the Siphon Recorder since the first appearance of the pamphlet. Includes drawings.
MS Kelvin T203/8
Mss. article on "Elasticity" for "Mathematical and Physical Papers" vol. III, 1878.
MS Kelvin T203/9 - Patent, 1881, No. 5668
Manuscript draft of provisional specification for British Letters Patent, 1881, No. 5668, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of:'Improvements to dynamo-electric …
MS Kelvin T203/10
Manuscript of A. Gray on electrical measurements for Absolute Measurements, 1882.
MS Kelvin T203/11
Two presidential addresses to the Institution of Electrical Engineers, on "Ether, Electricity and Ponderable matter" and telephony, 10 January 1889, and undated.
MS Kelvin T203/12
Proof of paper on "Electrification of Air by Combustion" by Magnus Maclean, M.A., F.R.S.E. and Makita Goto (Japan) for the "Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow", 20 November 1889.
MS Kelvin T203/13 - Patent, 1858, No. 437
Provisional specification. Autograph draft of provisional specification for British Letters Patent, 1858, no. 437, Improvements in apparatus for applying and measuring …
MS Kelvin T203/14
Incomplete autograph draft of a specification for an unidentified patent. By William Thomson.
MS Kelvin T203/15
Plan. [S.d.]
MS Kelvin T204
82 printed papers and MSS by William Thomson, in chronological order. One paper by Sir G.G. Stokes, 1852-1907. Separate paper "On the dissipation of energy" for the "Fortnightly Review", 1892
MS Kelvin T205/1
Printed specifications for British Letters Patent granted to William Thomson, 1858-1881.
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 1 - Patent, 1858, No. 329
Electric telegraphs. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1858, no. 329, to William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in testing and working …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 2 - Patent, 1858, No. 329
Electric telegraphs. Printed disclaimer and memorandum of alteration as proposed by Sir William Thomson to his British Letters Patent, 1858, no. 329, filed 19th May 1871. …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 3 - Patent, 1860, No. 2047
Telegraphic communication. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1860, no. 2047, to William Thomson and Fleeming Jenkin for the invention of 'Improvements …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 4 - Patent, 1865, No. 1784
Electric telegraphs. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1865, no. 1784, to William Thomson and Cromwell Fleetwood Varley for the invention of 'Improvements …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 5 - Patent, 1867, No. 2147
Receiving or recording instruments for electric telegraphs. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1867, no. 2147, to Sir William Thomson for the invention …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 6 - Patent, 1870, No. 3069
Electric telegraph instruments and clocks. Printed provisional specification for British patent, 1870, no. 3069, left by Sir William Thomson at the Office of the …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 7 - Patent, 1871, No. 252
Electric telegraph instruments. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1871, no. 252, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in transmitting, …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 8 - Patent, 1871, No. 810
Clocks, &c. Printed provisional specification for British Letters Patent, 1871, no. 810, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in clocks and …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 9 - Patent, 1873, No. 2086
Telegraphic apparatus. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1873, no. 2086, to Sir William Thomson and Fleeming Jenkin for the invention of 'Improvements …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 10 - Patent, 1876, No. 1095
Telegraphic apparatus. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1876, no. 1095, to Sir William Thomson and Fleeming Jenkin for the invention of 'Improvements …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 11 - Patent, 1876, No. 1339
Mariners compass. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1876, no. 1339, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in the mariner's compass, …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 12 - Patent, 1876, No. 1339
Mariner's compass. Sir William Thomson's disclaimer and memorandum of alteration to his British Letters Patent, 1876, no. 1339, filed 30th November 1877. London: …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 13 - Patent, 1876, No. 3452
Deep sea sounding apparatus. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1876, No. 3452, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in apparatus …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 14 - Patent, 1877, No. 4876
Mariner's compass. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1877, no. 4876, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in the mariner's …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 15 - Patent, 1879, No. 679
Mariners' compass. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1879, no. 679, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in the mariner's compass, …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 16 - Patent, 1880, No. 781
Sounding apparatus. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1880, No. 781, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in navigational sounding …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 17 - Patent, 1881, No. 3032
Regulating electric currents, &c. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1881, No. 3032, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in …
MS Kelvin T205/1 - Item: 18 - Patent, 1881, No. 5668
Dynamo electric machines, &c. Printed specification for British Letters Patent, 1881, No. 5668, to Sir William Thomson for the invention of 'Improvements in dynamo-electric …
MS Kelvin T205/2 - Reports of patent, design and trade mark cases
Reports of patent, design and trade mark cases, 2nd edition, vol. 7, no. 9, 26 March 1890, pp 69-77. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by Darling …
MS Kelvin T205/3 - Reports of patent, design and trade mark cases
Reports of patent, design and trade mark cases, 2nd edition, vol. 7, no. 36, 8 October 1890, pp 323-336. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by …
MS Kelvin T206
6 March 1906. Copy of Holograph Will and Codicils of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin
MS Kelvin T207
Draft letter, from William Thomson to Edward Thornton. Yacht "Lalla Rookh", Greenock. 28 Aug. 1871. On the subject of Cromartie's answers in an examination. Mentions British Association
MS Kelvin T208
Autograph letter signed, from J.S. Townsend to William Thomson. 23 Park Parade, Cambridge. 16 Sep. 1899. Has received from Thomson a paper on "Electrical Phenomena …
MS Kelvin T209
Autograph letter signed, from William Thomson to The Treasury. 2 College, Glasgow. 26 April 1851. Asks that instruments sent from Paris for teaching in Glasgow be sent to him duty free. …
MS Kelvin T210
Letter from William Thomson to The Treasury. 2 College, Glasgow. 17 Nov. 1851. Asks that Lords of the Treasury will grant an order for the recovery of the duty …
MS Kelvin T211
Autograph letter signed, from John Tyndall to William Thomson. Royal Institution of Great Britain. 25 Jan. 1868. Sends Thomson a copy of the last edition of his book on heat. …
MS Kelvin T212
Autograph letter signed, from John Tyndall to William Thomson. London. 'Saturday' [16 August 1868]. Has returned to London from Alps. Mentions Lady Thomson
MS Kelvin V1
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Co., Lothbury, London, E.C. 2 April 1859. He …
MS Kelvin V2
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Co., Lothbury, London, E.C. 10 Oct. 1859. Detailed …
MS Kelvin V3
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 9 Jan. 1860. Comments on the inaccuracy of White's resistance coils as standards of British absolute units. …
MS Kelvin V4
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Co., Engineer's Office, Telegraph Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin V5
Copy of letter from William Thomson to Cromwell Fleetwood Varley. Kilmichael, Brodick, Isle of Arran, by Ardrossan. 7 July 1863. Advises Varley against any attempt …
MS Kelvin V6
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Company, Telegraph Street, London, E.C. 10 July 1863. …
MS Kelvin V7
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Company, Telegraph Street, London, E.C. 15 April 1864. …
MS Kelvin V8
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. London. 11 Oct. 1864. On experimental testing of cable joints. An account of the results …
MS Kelvin V9
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Company, Telegraph Street, London, E.C. 20 Feb. …
MS Kelvin V10
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Co., Engineer's Office, Telegraph Street, London, E. …
MS Kelvin V11
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. The Electric & International Telegraph Company, Telegraph Street, London, E.C. 27 Nov. …
MS Kelvin V12
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to Latimer Clarke. The Electric & International Telegraph Company, Telegraph Street, London, E.C. 30 Nov. …
MS Kelvin V13 - Patent, 1865, No. 1784
Duplicate specification for British Letters Patent, 1865, No. 1784, to William Thomson and Cromwell Fleetwood Varley for the invention of 'Improvements in electric telegraphs', dated 6th July 1865. …
MS Kelvin V14
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 6 Aug, 1866. Is anxious about trouble with Reuter's Company. …
MS Kelvin V15
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Fleetwood House, Beckenham, Kent. 13 Feb. 1867. On the matter of the curb keys. Mentions Jenkin and Pritchard. …
MS Kelvin V16
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Fleetwood House, Beckenham, Kent. 16 Feb. 1867. On rectifying faults in the curb keys. …
MS Kelvin V17
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 24 July 1867. Is about to sail for New York. Deals with the affairs of the Atlantic Telegraph Company. …
MS Kelvin V18
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 5th Avenue Hotel, New York. [S.d.]. On attempt to draw up the 1858 Patent. Is much harassed …
MS Kelvin V19
Unsigned draft letter asking that the use of the inventions of William Thomson, Cromwell Fleetwood Varley and Fleeming Jenkin by the Anglo American and Atlantic …
MS Kelvin V20
Copy of letter from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to Sir Richard Glass. Fleetwood House, Beckenham, Kent. 10 June 1868. On the benefit of the inventions of Thomson, …
MS Kelvin V21
Autograph letter, signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Fleetwood House, Beckenham, [London] S.E. 6 July 1868.
MS Kelvin V22
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 6 July 1868. Asks for Thomson's agreement to accept settlement …
MS Kelvin V23
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 7 July 1868. Outlines provisions to settlement with Sir Richard Glass. Mentions Archibald Smith
MS Kelvin V24
Telegram from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson in Germany. London. 13 July 1868. Asks his approval to a new clause in the settlement with Sir Richard Glass
MS Kelvin V25
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 13 July 1868. Expands a new clause introduced by Sir Richard Glass. Is in bad health
MS Kelvin V26
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 6 Duke St., Adelphi. 17 July 1868. Requests Thomson's presence in London to deal with …
MS Kelvin V27
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Hauser Frères, Schweizerhof, Lucerne. 12 Nov. 1868. A careful letter describing the …
MS Kelvin V28
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Zurich. 28 November 1868. On affairs of the French Atlantic Company
MS Kelvin V29
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Zurich. 29 Nov. 1868. Encloses note to White. Mentions the French Atlantic Telegraph Company
MS Kelvin V30
Autograph letter signed, from C. Aspinall & Co. to Cromwell Fleetwood Varley. 24 Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, W.C. 25 Dec. 1868. Re: French patents for Thomson and Varley's inventions
MS Kelvin V31
Telegram from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 28 Jan. 1869. Asking Thomson if he is willing to become the Consulting Electrician to a telegraph …
MS Kelvin V32
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Radleys Hotel, New Bridge, St. Blackfriars, E.C. 28 Jan. 1869. On affairs of French Atlantic Telegraph Company. …
MS Kelvin V33
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 'Confidential'. [S.l.]. 28 Jan. 1869. Is upset because the names of Thomson, Varley …
MS Kelvin V34
Telegram from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. London. 29 Jan. 1869. Notifies Thomson of his visit to Edinburgh
MS Kelvin V35
Telegram from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 29 Jan. 1869. Notifies Thomson of an important letter posted to him
MS Kelvin V36
Draft letter from William Thomson to Cromwell Fleetwood Varley. Glasgow College. 28 Feb. 1869. Instructions to Varley on what kind of an agreement is to be made …
MS Kelvin V37
Telegram from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 1 March 1869. Giving details of cable
MS Kelvin V38
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 4 March 1869. On the use of Thomson's and Varley's patents …
MS Kelvin V39
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 'Private'. 106 Cannon Street, London, E.C. 6 April 1869. Arranges meeting with Thomson to discuss instruments. …
MS Kelvin V40
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 41 Bedford Row, London, W.C. 8 April 1869. On experiments with hemp used in cable manufacture. …
MS Kelvin V41
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 106 Cannon Street, London, E.C. 15 April 1869. On the financial affairs of the Valencia-Lisbon cable company. …
MS Kelvin V42
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. 106 Cannon Street, London, E.C. 17 April 1869. On questions of condensers. Mentions L. Clark and Muirhead
MS Kelvin V43
Autograph letter signed, from Cromwell Fleetwood Varley to William Thomson. Off Holyhead. 'Saturday evening' [s.d.]. Gives thanks for paper on secular cooling. Is aboard the "Russia". …
MS Kelvin V44
Autograph letter signed, from Octavius and F.H. Varley to William Thomson. Farringdon Street, E.C. 5 June 1869. On the use of Thomson's slide in French Atlantic cable. …
MS Kelvin V45
Autograph letter signed, from P. Volpicelli to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 22 January 1858. Has received paper on electroscope which he will translate and publish in Italian. …
MS Kelvin W1
Autograph letter signed, from William Walton to William Thomson. The Vicarage, Chesterton, Cambridge. 25 Nov. 1866. Thanks Thomson for paper on Tidal Retardation of the Earth's Rotation. …
MS Kelvin W2
Autograph letter signed, from William Walton to William Thomson. The Vicarage, Chesterton, Cambridge. 28 Nov. 1868. On the formation of a Promotion of Physical …
MS Kelvin W3
Autograph letter signed, from William Walton to William Thomson. The Vicarage, Chesterton, Cambridge. 28 Feb. 1873. Thanks Thomson for sending paper on the Ultramundane Corpuscles of Le Sage. …
MS Kelvin W4
Autograph letter signed, from Wilhelm Weber to William Thomson. Göttingen. 14 Sept. 1861. Has received two standard resistances from Thomson and gives the results of his first determinations. …
MS Kelvin W5
Autograph letter signed, from N.L. Weir to William Thomson. Bath. 1 May 1851. Describes an experiment with a new pendulum and others which he has been doing. Is going to Malvern
MS Kelvin W6
Autograph letter signed, from John Welsh to William Thomson. Kew Observatory, Richmond. 30 July 1852. On the making and calibration of thermometers for Thomson. …
MS Kelvin W7
Autograph letter signed, from John Welsh to William Thomson. Kew Observatory, Richmond. 23 April 1856. Since he has trained an assistant he will be able to supply thermometers more readily. …
MS Kelvin W8
Autograph letter signed, from Edward Wrey Whinfield to William Thomson. [S.l.]. 27 February [s.a.]. Account of his travels in Switzerland and southern Europe
MS Kelvin W9
Copy of entry from James White's birth certificate, Kildalton, Argyll, 23 November 1824. Edinburgh, 8 June 1949.
MS Kelvin W10
Autograph letter signed, from James White to William Thomson. 18 Union Street, Glasgow. 6 Aug. 1872. On the making of a sounding drum. With specimens of recorder markings
MS Kelvin W11
Copy of death certificate of James White, Partick, 15 August 1884. 8 June 1949.
MS Kelvin W12
Autograph letter signed, from E.O. Wildman Whitehouse to William Thomson. Atlantic Telegraph Company Limited, Engineers Department, Greenwich. 23 March 1857. On the testing of telegraph cable
MS Kelvin W13
Autograph letter signed, from E.O. Wildman Whitehouse to William Thomson. The Atlantic Telegraph Company Limited, 22 Old Broad Street, London, E.C. 21 August 1857. …
MS Kelvin W14
Autograph letter signed, from James Wilkinson to J. Tatlock. Queen's and University Printing Office, 11 Thistle Street, Edinburgh. 2 Aug. 1872. On amendments to script before printing
MS Kelvin W15
Alexander Wilson. 1866. Bill of keep of one of Thomson's mares
MS Kelvin W16
Autograph letter signed, from J.R. Wylde to William Thomson. The United Alkali Company Limited, St. Helens. 22 August 1893. On the irridescence of potassium chlorate crystals
MS Kelvin Z1
Incomplete typewritten letter, from William Thomson to Professor Zeeman. 15 Eaton Place, S.W. 22 May 1906. On Helmholtz's introduction to Hertz's Princpien der Mechanik. …
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Clockmaking dept, Kelvin & James White Ltd.
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Submarine department, Kelvin & James White Ltd, Old Cambridge Street works. Testing syphon recorder.
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Switchboard Department, Kelvin & James White Ltd, Old Cambridge Street works. Boring marble slabs.
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Tinsmiths Department, Kelvin and James White Ltd, Old Cambridge Street works.Beating up part of a binnacle dome.
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Woodworking Department, Kelvin and James White Ltd, Old Cambridge Street works. Finishing a binnacle.
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Drawing glass capillary tubing for pens of syphon recorder. Kelvin and James White Ltd.
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Switchboard at Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901. Kelvin and James White Ltd..
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Registered trade mark, Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird.
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F.A. King displaying steering compass at exhibition.
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Visitors to exhibition inspecting steering compasses.
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