Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Maritime Libraries in the UK - Liverpool

Here is another post from The Maritime Information book.
The title is:
Maritime Information : a guide to libraries and sources of information in the United Kingdom. by Fenton, Briody and Macdonald. 2004. 1901703452

Keep an eye out for future posts that highlight various archives around the UK.
Disclaimer: as this material was published in 2004, I have tried to update the websites (2016), but internet addresses often change.

Liverpool Athenaeum
Special Collections: Some manuscript material on voyages; Log of a nautical club, 1776-1781; Holden's Tide Tables; Richard Piper, master of brig Henricus (italics) - business papers, 1807-10 and 1815-20.

Liverpool and Glasgow Salvage Association
(LGSA Marine)
Subject Coverage: Minute books for cases involving marine salvage prior to 1968.

Liverpool John Moore's University
Special Collections: Archive material on nautical education, including that from the Liverpool Nautical College from 1895

Liverpool Nautical Research Society
Special Collections: The Liverpool Nautical Research Society's archives are held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

Liverpool Record Office
Special Collections:
Records of Booth Steamship Co., 1866-1971; Indefatigable and National Sea Training School for boys, 1860s-1980s; Inman Steamship Company, late 19th century; Papers of Captain John Peacock, (1805-1883), 1798-1958; Crew lists; Accounts of the Enterprise (italics) (slave ship including crew list).

University of Liverpool Library - Special Collections and Archives
Subject Coverage:  University archives: some research papers relating to maritime history; Cunard archives; Cunard-related deposits.

National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM)
Maritime Archives and Library
Special Collections: Titanic  (italics) collection - material relating to the building and sinking of the ship; Luisitania  (italics)  collection - material relating to the building and sinking of the ship; Slavery records - anti-slavery material; papers of slave trade merchants; 'Lloyds Register' from 1764; 'Lloyd's List' from 1741-1974 (microfilm); National set of Customs Bills of Entry series for the major ports of Great Britain and Ireland, including complete set for Liverpool, 1820-1939; Liverpool registers of merchant ships; Photographs, maps and charts.

See also:
Maritime Libraries in the UK :

Aberdeen,  Cumbria,  East India Company,  Liverpool,  ShipwrecksWales

“Reproduced by kind permission of the Maritime Information Association”

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