Resource Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise (1986 - )

United States
Electrical machines
Instruments and astronomical
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Scientific instruments
United States
Alternative Names
  • 30077 (WHSO Record Number)


"This Journal aims to increase and diffuse knowledge about scientific instruments made and/or sold in the United States and the Americas. The areas covered include mathematical, optical and philosophical instruments, chemical, physical and electrical apparatus, sundials and globes. The time period covered is from the 17th to the mid-20th century." [Description taken from site]

The website offers an author and subject index for issues published from 1986-2003.

N.B. Also from the website, "After 23 years of continous publication, with a total of 70 issues printed, the journal is ending as a printed publication. Plans are underway to develop it as an interactive on-line communication."

WHSO Record Created By: Margaret Gaida