Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments Harvard University's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments (CHSI), established 1948, is "one of the three largest university collections of its kind in the world".

Waywiser, the online catalog of the collection, lists over 60% of the collection's 20,000 objects. The collection was originally curated by Mr. David P Wheatland in his office to prevent obsolete equipment from being cannibalized for its component parts and materials.A selection of instruments and artifacts from the collection is on permanent display in the Putnam Gallery on the first floor of the

Waywiser, the online catalog of the collection, lists over 60% of the collection's 20,000 objects. The collection was originally curated by Mr. David P Wheatland in his office to prevent obsolete equipment from being cannibalized for its component parts and materials.A selection of instruments and artifacts from the collection is on permanent display in the Putnam Gallery on the first floor of the

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