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Accession Record : Extracts from Annual Reports for 1935 and 1936

COMMITTEE OF THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE First Annual Report for 1935 (including the 12th annual report of the late Committee of Management of the Lewis Evans Collection)

Under 'Accessions'

The Curator went to Birmingham in November to receive the Horological Collection of Dials, Clocks, and Watches bequeathed to the Lewis Evans Collection by the late Mr. T. G. Barnett. The collection had been moved from Mr. Barnett's house to cellars in Temple Row, whence ... it has been carefully conveyed to the Museum by Mr. Halliday. The greater portion will be exhibited in cases recently installed in the Curator's Study. Mr. Barnett's collection of Watch-keys and other miscellaneous horological accessories, having been previously removed from the rest of the collection, has not yet been received from the executors.

COMMITTEE OF THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE Report for the year 1936 (including the 13th annual report on the Lewis Evans Collection)

Under 'Accessions'

'The remainder of the miscellaneous horological accessories bequeathed to the Lewis Evans Collection by the late Mr. T. G. Barnett have now been received from his executors, and the whole of the Barnett bequest of clocks and watches was placed on exhibition until their space was required for special exhibitions arranged for the visit of the British Medical Association.'

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