Dated 1829-1875. From Various papers including biographical material relating to the life and career of Charles Wheatstone, and patents, 1757-1975.

Certificates, diplomas and correspondence relating to modern exhibitions on the life of Charles Wheatstone, notably including letter of appointment to the chair of Experimental Physics, King's College London, 1834; correspondence and certificates relating to his election to the Royal Society, Royal Institution, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and numerous other French, German and Italian learned societies, 1836-1875; request by the Office of Works for Wheatstone to examine commercial clock chiming mechanisms during his jurorship at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, for possible incorporation in new Houses of Parliament, Westminster, 1855; correspondence relating to membership by Wheatstone of various parliamentary select committees on trade, public health and ordnance, 1855-1861; diplomas and certificates relating to service as juror at the Paris exhibitions, 1855, 1867, with mounted copies of diplomas, certificates, photographs of Wheatstone's birthplace and Wheatstone and Co. music shop, Charing Cross, copies of correspondence from Royal Society library on his duties and attendance at King's College, 1835; material relating to exhibitions at Science Museum, South Kensington, and King's College London, 1975.