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Elmer Sperry: Gyroscopic Compass, 1914

Sticking to the Rules: Rule 5

All applications for the John Scott Legacy Premium and Medal must be made to the Secretary of the Institute, by whom the applications and accompanying descriptions, drawings, etc., shall be laid before the Committee on Science and the Arts, and by whom all publications ordered by said committee, in relation to said premiums and medals, shall be made.


Letters sent between Sperry and the Secretary of the Institute, written after the inventor was recommended for receipt of the John Scott Legacy Medal.

Letter from Sperry
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Letter to Sperry
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Committee on Science and the Arts report on Sperry's gyrocompass, dated January 7, 1914.