Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Working papers on children, covering subjects such as parenting styles; reading habits; hobbies; 'horror' comics; and exposure to the media. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's article "Child Audiences for Television in Great Britain" (1956).
Diary of Cadogan's involvement in the Dumbarton Oaks and Second Quebec Conferences in the autumn of 1944. Subjects covered include: discussions surrounding the formation of the United Nations Security Council, including negotiations over voting procedure and rights of veto for member states; interaction with the press and photographers; Cadogan's reaction to hearing his own voice on a Paramount film of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference; and comments on travel, dinners, and books read.
Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".
Couch's proposed 'calitsa' was a vessel for conveying seamen or troops safely from ship to shore through surf.
Sent to Dr Thomas Young.
Letter from John Brodie Innes to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
Letter from [John Brodie Innes] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
Concerning a number of planned improvements to navigation including: a kite for communicating with ships in distress; a proposal to replace hay for cattle on board ships with dried parsnips and carrots to avoid fires and sodden hay; and a new copper limber-chain and tar-lamp.
Requesting a reward for various nautical improvements including: an apparatus for landing or making a descent in a gale; a direction bearer; a main topsail storm staysail for preventing a line of battleships from broaching-to in gales; swivel frame-blocks for better working the mizzen topsail; a storm-stay trysail; and a theodolite with a reading mirror.
Concerning the publication of improved lunar tables.
Concerning errata in the Nautical Ephemerides.
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Annotated typescript and handwritten manuscript for book on the history of journalism and newspaper reading habits in Britain, later published as 'Dangerous Estate: The Anatomy of Newspapers' (London: Longmans, 1957). Comprising drafts of chapters 1, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. With letter from Metropolitan Typewriting Office.