Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7214
Barus, Carl, 1856-1935
Carl Barus Papers, 1891, 1893
In March of 1893, Samuel P. Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asked Carl Barus (1856-1935), then with the United States Weather Bureau, to prepare a short article concerning the adoption of the international electrical standards proposed by the Great Britain Board of Trade in 1893.
These papers consist of a typescript of the article prepared by Barus and a copy of an 1891 report by the Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on the subject.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Barus, Carl, 1856-1935
- Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
- Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on Electrical Standards
- United States. Weather Bureau
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7214, Carl Barus Papers