Information on Manufacturers of Various Surveying Instruments

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A good source in information about the manufactures of Surveying Instruments can be found at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Physical Sciences Collection, Surveying and Geodesy website page:

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/surveying/index.htm

 

 


Specific information about Surveying and Navigation instruments manufactured by Troughton & Simms, LTD, London can be found on the Smithsonian site at the following links:

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/surveying/maker.cfm?makerid=33

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/navigation/maker.cfm?makerid=16



Additional information on instruments manufactured by Troughton & Simms, LTD, London can be found at the following links:



A Short History Of Troughton & Simms by Roy Gooding:

http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~ipswich/History/Troughton_and_Simms.htm


Vickers Scientific Instruments:

http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/bihr/guideleaflets/Vickers/Vickersfrontpage.htm

Powerhouse Museum Collection, Sydney, Australia:

http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/theme,791,Cooke_Troughton_&_Simms


UKBookWorld.com, note this ia a commercial site:

http://ukbookworld.com/book-details/ChrisBaron/003117/cooke-troughton-simms-ltd-surveyors-levels

D'Hub / project of the Powerhouse Museum Collection, Sydney, Australia:

http://www.dhub.org/search.php?d_search=troughton+%26+simms&submit_type=Search

Opticalia Museum (Note that a part of this site is a commercial site):

http://www.opticaliamuseum.com/display/Search?searchQuery=Troughton+%26+Simms+&moduleId=5285796&moduleFilter=&categoryFilter=&startAt=0

Janus, Cambridge University:

http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/db/node.xsp?id=CV%2FCorp%2FCooke%2C%20Troughton%20and%20Simms%20Ltd

JSTOR:

http://www.jstor.org/pss/4027114




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