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Correspondence on the Clockmakers' Company, 1968-01-03 - 1970-01-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/603

Scope and Contents

General correspondence and some related papers regarding the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, including correspondence with R.C. Pennefather, Clerk of the Company; O. Heckmann, Direktor der Hamburger Sternwarte; Asa Briggs, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex; P.M.S. Blackett of the Ministry of Technology; F. Hoyle of Cambridge University; the Venerable The Archdeacon of London; J.A. Saxton of the Radio and Space Research Station, Ditton Park, Slough; N.A. Ward-Jones of Bexhill-on-Sea; Sir Frank Francis, Consultant to the Council on Library Resources, Washington D.C.; Lord Devonport; G. Buggins of Messrs Thwaites and Reed Ltd; the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths; the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers; Skinners' Company; F.W. Bibb, Director General of the British Jewellers' Association; B. Kotkin of Pasadena, California; I. Finlay, Director of the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh; Lord Harris of Faversham; Sir James Harman; Group Captain F. Whitworth; W.H. Perkins of Berkeley Square; A.C. Chibnall of Cambridge University; and Colonel H. Quill. There is also correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley, as Senior Warden, and the Master of the Company.

Other material includes invitations to various functions; the Reuter Warden's Report for the year ending 30 November 1967; minutes of the Audit Court held on 10 January 1968; minutes of the meetings of various committees; and a draft of Sir Richard Woolley's speech given at the dinner to mark his appointment as Master of the Company.


  • Creation: 1968-01-03 - 1970-01-12


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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:55:47+00:00

Includes index.

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