Reference code(s): GB 0370 BM
Held at: Queen Mary, University of London
Title: MORRIS, Bernard (1925-2009)
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 oversize box
Name of creator(s): Morris | Bernard | 1925-2009
At the age of 14 Bernard Morris became an engineer apprentice at Merryweathers. During the Second World War he undertook fire watching on roofs and completed his apprenticeship in the Royal Navy, as an area Petty Officer. After the war he worked at Queen Mary College as a technician. He built the steam engine by hand between 1972 and 1974.
Scope and content/abstract:
Miniature steam traction engine built by Bernard Morris, complete with miniature tools such as a shovel and spade. The engine works with coal or an air pressure pump.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Open. The Archives are available for access in the Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays to Fridays 9am-4pm by appointment only. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Archives see the website: www.library.qmul.ac.uk/archives.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist. Applications for copies for research or publication should be made to the Archivist: Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 7873, email: email@example.com.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Retained in situ and then donated to the Archives by Joyce Morris in memory of her husband Bernard Morris in August 2015.
Date(s) of descriptions: March 2019.