Material on Harrison's timekeepers, 1931 - 1966
Scope and Contents
Bound extracts from 'The Observatory', No. 687, August 1931, pp. 213-216; No. 699, August 1932, p. 236; and No. 709, June 1933, pp 193-196, regarding John Harrison's chronometers. In a pocket at the front of the booklet are postcard photographs of Harrison's first, second and third marine timekeepers, and various letters to Melotte dated 1942-1948. In a pocket at the back are five photographs of Harrison's timekeepers and of a copy by Larcum Kendall, and a letter from Kathleen Melotte, 26 October 1966, referring to the articles and photographs in the booklet.
- 1931 - 1966
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1 pamphlet(s) (1 booklet)
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- From the Series: Melotte, Philbert Jacques, 1880 - 1961 (astronomer) (Person)