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Guglielmo Marconi letter to Giuseppe Marconi, his father, dated The Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd., 28 Mark Lane, London, E.C., 7 September 1898

Catalog Data

Marconi, Guglielmo 1874-1937  Search this
Marconi, Giuseppe 1823-1904  Search this
Associated name:
Edward VII King of Great Britain 1841-1910  Search this
Victoria Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901  Search this
Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company  Search this
Former owner:
Lende, H. W. Jr. DSI  Search this
H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Marconi, Guglielmo 1874-1937  Search this
Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company  Search this
Physical description:
3 sheets (3 leaves, that is, 6 pages) ; 26 cm
Manuscripts (documents)
Great Britain
Title supplied by cataloger.
Autograph letter signed, handwritten in black ink on unlined paper with the printed letterhead of the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, London.
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission, development of Marconi's law, and a radio telegraph system.
SCDIRB copy (barcode 39088020039772) is the gift of H.W. Lende, Jr. and has Lende accession number M-12.
SCDIRB copy has source: Sotheby's, London, Lot 38, May 18, 1995.
SCDIRB copy is housed in an archival box together with other manuscripts from the H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection, filed in Dibner accession number order.
Letter to Marconi's father Giuseppe discussing a stay on the Royal Yacht as guest of Prince Edward and the installation of radio equipment for him to maintain contact with Queen Victoria at Osborne House, a trip to Ireland to supervise installations, and business matters regarding Marconi's company.
Radio--Installation on ships  Search this
Radio on boats  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002096 A
Restrictions & Rights:
Use by appointment with Dibner Library staff.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries