Portrait of Guglielmo Marconi (Inv Num 34711)

Marconi in Oxford

In 2004 the Marconi Collection was presented to the University of Oxford by the Marconi Corporation. This large and unrivalled archive of objects and documents records the work of Guglielmo Marconi and the wireless telegraph company he founded. The documents are kept in the Bodleian Library and the objects in the Museum of History of Science.

This page provides links to web resources for the Marconi Collection.

External links

Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi. As well as its support for modern radio research, the Foundation operates the Marconi Museum in the Villa Griffone, the former residence of the Marconi family.

Oxford and District Amateur Radio Society. The society set up a radio station in the museum with the call sign GB4MHS to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, ‘Wireless World: Marconi & the making of radio’, in April 2007, and have continued to do so every year since. The society made in the region of 200 contacts with other ‘radio hams’ around the world.


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