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Francis Ronalds, electrician and book collector

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1 Author(s)
Symons, L. ; Instn. of Electr. Eng., London, UK

The electrostatic telegraph made by Francis Ronalds was never adopted practically, but in later life he gathered the collection of books on electricity that became the basis of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) library. The author looks at the life and work of this electrical pioneer.

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Proceedings of the IEEE  (Volume:91 ,  Issue: 11 )