National Maritime Museum
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, regarding the disposal of buildings at Greenwich.
Correspondence regarding the delivery of gifts from the Royal Observatory, including letters regarding star globes; correspondence regarding a pair of swans presented by the Observatory to Hailsham Parish Council; and letters concerning a barrel chronograph by Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd presented to the National Maritime Museum.
A letter from M.S. Robinson, National Maritime Museum, to Kathleen Melotte, widow of P.J. Melotte, 26 January 1965 (1 page), regarding the gift to the Museum of photographic plates belonging to her late husband; and a letter from the Museum to Mrs Melotte, 9 March 1965 (1 page), acknowledging the receipt from her of a collection of prints, photographs and negatives relating to Greenwich, with an accompanying list of these items (1 page).
Correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding the presentation to the British Museum of an engraving from the 'Historia Coelestis', including letters on the Museum's acceptance of the print. There is also correspondence concerning the display of chronometers at the National Maritime Museum and the chronometers to be retained by the Chronometer Department of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Correspondence with the Director of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, regarding tests on spirit levels to be conducted on the Airy Transit Circle.
Correspondence regarding invitations from the Chairman and Trustees of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, including correspondence with Mr Carr concerning his visit to the U.S.A.; correspondence with the Science Museum Advisory Council regarding a collection of historical aircraft and an exhibition of rockets; correspondence concerning Sheepshank's Equatorial; and correspondence on the bi-centenary of the trial of Harrison's No. 4.
Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, mainly Cdr. H.D. Howse, regarding topics of historical interest and the sales of Royal Greenwich Observatory booklets at Greenwich.
General correspondence with, among others, the National Maritime Museum, the Nuffield Foundation, 'Nature' and the 'New Scientist'. The subjects include a draft of Sir Richard Woolley's speech for the opening of the Meridian Building at Greenwich, insurance matters, an article by Woolley for 'Nature' concerning the Isaac Newton Telescope, and a request for Woolley to review a copy of Patrick Moore's 'Sky at Night', Vol. 2.
Papers regarding the exhibition 'Man Is Not Lost' at the National Maritime Museum for the bicentenary of the 'Nautical Almanac'. The papers include notes on the preparations, a schedule of featured exhibits, a description of the exhibition, and specifications for the exhibition, with diagrams. There is also a letter from Basil Greenhill, Nautical Maritime Museum, to D.H. Sadler, Nautical Almanac Office, regarding keeping the exhibition at the Museum for two more years.
Papers relating to the exhibition 'Man Is Not Lost' held at the National Maritime Museum to commemorate the 'Nautical Almanac' bicentenary, including plans and details of the working model for the exhibition, a schedule of exhibits, minutes of meetings, reports, tables, notes and letters.
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