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GFA 30/6 :: William O. Henderson: J. C. Fischer and his diary of industrial England 1814-1851 (File)

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GFA 30/6

TitleWilliam O. Henderson: J. C. Fischer and his diary of industrial England 1814-1851
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William O. Henderson: Johann Conrad Fischer and his Diary of Industrial England 1814-1851. London 1966. 212 Seiten.

Inhalt:

  • Introduction. Industrial Switzerland (S. xiii)

CHAPTER I. Fischer’s Industrial Career

    1. THE CRAFTSMAN (S. 1)
    1. THE INVENTOR (S. 2)
    1. THE ENTREPRENEUR (S. 7)
    1. THE DIARIST (S. 10)

CHAPTER II. J. C. Fischer’s Visits to London

    1. METALWORKERS AND ENGINEERS (S. 24)
  • London as an Engineering Centre (S. 24)
    1. Samuel Rhee (S. 24)
    1. Edward Stammers, Holtzapffel (S. 25)
  • 1825-7. Joseph Egg, John Martineau, Marc Isambard Brunel, Jacob Perkins, Thomson & Johnson (S. 26)
  • 1845-61. Phoenix Foundry, Robinson and Russel (S. 33)
  • The Gas Industry (S. 34)
    1. PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS (S. 36)
  • Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution (S. 36)
  • W. T. Brande and the Royal Mint (S. 37)
  • The Apothecaries Hall (S. 39)
  • Woolwich Arsenal (S. 39)
  • The Patent Office (S. 41)
  • The British Museum (S. 41)
    1. THE GREAT EXHIBITION (S. 42)

CHAPTER III. Fischer in the Manufacturing Districts

  • Introduction (S. 56)
    1. THE TEXTILE MANUFACTURERS (S. 57)
  • Philips and Lee of Salford (S. 57)
  • Benjamin Gott of Leeds (S. 58)
    1. A VISIT TO ETRURIA (S. 61)
    1. THE MANCHESTER ENGINEERS (S. 62)
  • Sharp, Hill & Co. (S. 62)
  • Richard Ormrod (S. 62)
  • William Fairbairn (S. 63)
  • Thomas C. Hewes (S. 63)
    1. THE STEELMAKERS AND CUTLERS OF SHEFFIELD (S. 64)
  • The Huntsman Family (S. 64)
  • Sanderson Brothers (S. 65)
  • Charles Cammell (S. 65)
  • Thomas Turton & Sons (S. 66)
  • Three Sheffield Cutlers (S. 67)
    1. THE IRONMASTERS AND ENGINEERS OF THE MIDLANDS (S. 68)
  • The Soho Foundry (S. 68)
  • The Level Ironworks near Dudley (S. 69)
  • The Ironworks near Wednesbury (S. 70)
    1. A VISIT TO LIVERPOOL (S. 70)

CHAPTER IV. The Rise of the Firm of Georg Fischer

    1. GEORG FISCHER II AND HIS FITTINGS (S. 84)
    1. GEORG FISCHER III: STEEL CASTINGS AND ELECTRIC FURNACES (S. 88)

APPENDIX

  • APPENDIX I. Documents (S. 95)
  • APPENDIX II. Extracts from Fischer’s Diaries (S. 125)
  • APPENDIX III. Money, Weights and Measures in Switzerland,1815-48 (S. 168)
  • MAPS (S. 169)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY (S. 177)
  • MANUSCRIPTS IN THE FISCHER ARCHIVES (S. 178)
  • INDEX (S. 179)
Keywordstextile industry :: biography :: metal industry :: company history :: industrial history/industrial culture
ActorsFairbairn, William (1789-1874) :: Fischer, Georg II (1834-1887) :: Fischer, Georg III (1864-1925) :: Fischer, Johann Conrad (1773-1854)
PlacesEngland :: Schweiz :: Manchester :: Sheffield
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LanguagesEnglish
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LocationKlostergut Paradies, Archiv
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