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Visitors' Books

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 VBK
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Visitors' Books
Date(s): 18th century - 1956
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 1/2ft: 45cm
Name of creator(s): Various


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Scope and content/abstract:

This class contains fourteen visitors' books of ships and places and also autograph books. Among the ships; visitors' books are those for the KING GEORGE V, 1913 to 1923, the CAPETOWN, 1934 to 1943 and the MAGPIE, 1950 to 1956. There is a distinguished visitors' book, 1926 to 1936, of the Royal Naval Museum, Greenwich, and a book containing autographs of naval officers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Edited by Sarah Drewery, Oct 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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