THE JAMES ARTHUR LECTURE SERIES
NAWCC JAMES ARTHUR LECTURES 1984 Horology and the Whole Man - Dana J. Blackwell 1985 Paradigms and Clockmaking - Douglas H. Shaffer 1986 Mark Leavenworth, Clockmaker - Snowden Taylor 1987 The Time of Our Lives - David Landes 1988 The Importance of Horology in Our Lives - Seth Atwood 1989 The History of British Public Timekeeping - Beresford Hutchinson 1990 The History of the Watch - Henry B. Fried 1991 Horologists Oiled the Industrial Revolution - Theodore R. Crom 1992 Uses of the Atomic Clock - Norman F. Ramsey 1993 The Mechanical Watch in the Twenty-first Century: The Renaissance of the Mechanic - George Daniels 1994 Horological Ephemera, Its Variety, Availability, and Importance - David Penney 1995 Clockmaking or Timekeeping - Douglas H. Shaffer1996 Running a Railroad on Time - Dr. Ian Bartky 1997 Bristol's Clock Museum in the Early Years - Who and What Made It Tick - Bartlett Barnes 1998 Modern Time, Old South - Mark M. Smith1999 Horological Gods and Heroes - Chris H. Bailey 2000 The Early Collectors - David Thompson 2001 American Wristwatches - Bruce Shawkey 2002 Watches and Clocks: The Road to Quality Mass Production - David K. Landes 2003 The Long Now - Alexander Rose2004 Horology in Science and Science in Horology - Jonathan Betts 2005 The Inventive Mind - Dr. David Collard 2006 The American Influence on Swiss Watchmaking - Antoine Simonin 2007 The Beginning of Mass Production: Eli Terry and the Porter Contract - Donald Hoke 2008 Curtis Mann2009 - (no symposium)2010 Saving Time for the Future: Conservation and the Paradox of Restoration - John R. Watson 2011 Tall case Wood Works Clocks - Philip Morris 2012 The Search for Truth - John Hubb2013 The Time of Our Lives - Will Andrewes 2014 Introduction to Breguet - Philip Poniz 2015 The History of Music Boxes - Steve Boeh 2016 What Do Clocks Have To Do With Time - Thomas Allen 2017 Time in American Painting - John Wilmerding2018 Collecting Antiques Long Before it Was Cool - Robert C. Cheney2019 The Heinlein Pocket Watch - Thomas Esser 2020 (symposium postponed to 2021)2021 Sundials and Clocks behind Enemy Lines - Sara Schechner Jeanne Schinto's Article Series - "James Arthur and His "Temple of Time": A Cautionary Tale for Collector-Donors and Their Beneficiaries" Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Courtesy of Maine Antique Digest, 2018-2019 An antique tall clock, originally owned and modified by James Arthur, was recently donated by Bob Frishman to the Horological Society of New York. It stands and ticks among the thousands of books and periodicals in the HSNY's comprehensive horological library. Visitors are welcome!