Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865311

At 21 he began business in London as a musical instrument maker and carried out experiments on sound and optics. Professor of experimental physics at King's Colege, London 1834. F. R. S., 1836. He made many inventions and suggested the stereoscope and spectrum analysis. He collaborated with Sir William Fothergill Cooke in producing and improving electric telegraph instruments. He made important improvements in submarine telegraphy, dynamos and recording instruments. He was knighted in 1868.

From the description of Papers, 1825-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980157

English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs.

From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society)

Professor of Physics, 1834-1875, King's College, London, and Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1832-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78178359

British physicist known for his discovery of the stereoscopic effect in binocular vision.

From the description of Letter : London, to Hippolyte Fizeau, Paris, 1841 Aug. 11. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84293212

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creatorOf Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852. S.J. Arnold letter to C. Wheatstone, between 1829-1841. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892. Cyrus W. Field papers, 1858-1886. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Records created and used by the Universal Private Telegraph Company, 1861-1871 BT Archives
creatorOf William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1851?. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Records created and used by the United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Company, 1851-1873 BT Archives
referencedIn Hunt, Robert, 1807-1887. Letters, 1842-1879. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Papers, 1832-1875. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Records created and used by the Electric and International Telegraph Company, [1853]-1905 BT Archives
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Letter : London, to Hippolyte Fizeau, Paris, 1841 Aug. 11. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Adolphe Quetelet correspondence, 1822-1872, 1822-1872 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899. Correspondence, 1784-1932. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Drawings, 1837-1865. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883. Stephen Alexander letter, 1837, Jun. 9, Princeton, to "My dear Sir." Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Scientific manuscripts and correspondence, 1755-1902. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877. Letters : to Charles Wheatstone, 1835, n.d. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Sir James Paget correspondence, 1784-1932, 1784-1932 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Robert Hunt letters, 1842-1879, 1842-1879 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Herschel Family. Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers of and relating to John Martin, artist, 1822-1976 Queen Mary, University of London
referencedIn Hawes, Lloyd E.,. Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875. Papers, 1825-1849. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Buckland, William, 1784-1856. Letters, 1817-1848. American Philosophical Society Library
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associatedWith Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Buckland, William, 1784-1856. person
associatedWith Burton, Edward, 1794-1836 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Cooper, William White person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Electric and International Telegraph Company; 1855-1870; telegraph company corporateBody
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
correspondedWith Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892. person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Fizeau, H. (Hippolyte), 1819-1896. person
associatedWith Frankland, Edward, Sir, 1825-1899. person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gibson, John, 1778-1840 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Herschel Family. family
associatedWith Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Hunt, Robert, 1807-1887. person
associatedWith Hutton, William, 1797-1860 person
associatedWith König, Charles Dietrich Eberhard, 1774-1851 person
associatedWith Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865. person
associatedWith Martin, John, 1789-1854 person
associatedWith Milne-Home, David, 1805-1890. person
associatedWith Moigno, abbé (François Napoléon Marie), 1804-1884. person
associatedWith Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871 person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 person
associatedWith Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Smyth, W. H., (William Henry), 1788-1865 person
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associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
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associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
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associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Subject
Fossils--Collection and preservation
Photography, Stereoscopic--Research
Physiological optics
Seismology--Research
Sound
Vision--Research--19th century
Electricity
Telegraph
Magnetism
Mineralogy
Analine (Dyes)--Research
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Photography
Seismology--Instruments
Photography, Stereoscopic
Glaciers--Scotland
Beyond Early America
Electromagnetism
Stereoscope
Arbitration and award
Daguerreotype
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Physicists
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Birth 1802-02-06

Death 1875-10-19

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