The Michigan Tech Inventory of Historic Scientific Instruments (IHSI) is a collaboration between professors Steve Walton (Social Sciences) and Andrew Fiss (Humanities). The goal of the project is to catalogue and document all the historic instruments in all departments across campus. The initial website was developed between February and April 2017.

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Rittenhouse Tables of Contents

Rittenhouse_ToC v1-23 FULL.pdf

A simple consolidation of the tables of contents of the full run of the journal Rittenhouse, volumes 1 through 23 (numbers 1 through 70)

magnetic field apparatus


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Model C-31 Vibration Pickup Calibrator and Exciter MANUAL

WB Model C11 Pickup Calibrator (38pp).pdf

A 38pp. manual of operation for this instrument.