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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
WILSON, Professor Ernest (1863-1932)
Created 1914-1931
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Wilson, Ernest, 1863-1932, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1863; entered King's College London as a Demonstrator in the Electrical Engineering Department, 1890; Assistant Professor, 1897-1898, and Professor of Electrical Engineering, King's College London, 1898-1911; William Siemens Professor of Electrical Engineering, King's College London, 1911-1930; resigned 1930; Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, King's College London, 1930-1932; died 1932.

Publications: Electrical traction (1897).

Content & structure

Scope and content

Offprints of articles by Wilson, 1914-1931, on subjects relating to electrical engineering, from the Proceedings of the Royal Society , 1914-1924, Experimental wireless and the wireless engineer , 1929-1930, The wireless world , 1921, The proceedings of the Physical Society , 1922-1931, The electrician , 1913-1915, and the Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers , 1917-1931, including an article on 'The contribution of King's College to the advancement of engineering during the century, 1829-1929' printed as a supplement to The King's Engineer , Jun 1931. A list of 'Original papers issued from the Sir William Siemens Laboratory of Electrical Engineering, 1891-1928'. Photograph of a string galvanometer, 1924.

System of arrangement

1 file.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research purposes only. Requests to publish original information should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

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Finding aids

Collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Feb 2000

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  • Bibliographies
  • Communications media
  • Educational levels
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering education
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Higher science education
  • Information sciences
  • Periodicals
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Secondary documents
  • Universities
  • Visual materials

Personal names

  • Wilson, Ernest, 1863-1932, Electrical Engineer

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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