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David M. Munro Collection

Identifier: MG-438
This collection includes three drawings related to a clock made by David M. Munro. The tall-case clock in question is part of the National Watch and Clock Museum collection and is a 14-day time and strike brass movement with perpetual calendar. It is a clock that automatically adjusts for daylight savings time. The schematics in this collection primarily focus on the dial and pendulum, as well as one drawing of unidentified measurements.


  • circa 1990


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Use

These records are open to researchers for personal or scholarly research. Most of the records in the collection are available for photocopy, depending on the preservation needs of the material as well as other variables not specified here. Researchers, however, are responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use materials and documents. These records are part of the permanent collection in the archives of the Library & Research Center of the National Watch and Clock Museum and researchers are required to comply with the Archive Rules when using the collection.


2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

David M. Munro is a master clockmaker working with the Arcadian Clock Company in New Jersey. They attended the Bowman Technical School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the mid-1970s, after which they worked for a couple years at the Hamilton Watch Company. In 1977, Munro then moved to the New York City area where he worked various horological jobs until starting at the Arcadian Clock Company in New York City. In 1999 the Arcadian Clock Company relocated to New Jersey, in the suburbs of New York City.
Kate Van Riper, Archivist
Spring 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the NAWCC Library and Research Center Archives Repository

514 Poplar St
Columbia PA 17512