Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise. Roger Sherman, Joseph H. Senne, Peggy A. Kidwell, Lisa Greenhouse, Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise

Rittenhouse Vol. 12 No. 4 (Issue 48), October 1998 : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and Acton, MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1998. First Edition. 97-128 pages.Publisher's printed wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Wraps. [25335]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Joseph Henry's Contributions to the Electromagnet and the Electric Motor by ROGER SHERMAN.
Andrew Ellicott's Determination of Latitude and Longitude at the Confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by JOSEPH H. SENNE.
Thomas Hill: Minister, Intellectual and Inventor by PEGGY A (Aldrich) KIDWELL. Hassler's Instruments at NIST by LISA GREENHOUSE.

The Rittenhouse Journal of the Scientific Enterprise was a scholarly journal focused on increasing and distributing knowledge about scientific instruments made and/or sold in the US and the Americas. Throughout its 23 years of publication (and a total of 70 issues), the journal covered areas including mathematical, optical and philosophical instruments, chemical, physical and electrical apparatus, sundials and globes; and time periods from the 17th to the mid-20th century. Authors of the various articles in the journal are well known scholars from major institutions, collectors, and dealers in the field of scientific instruments.

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