File: Museum of Science and Technology

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the establishment of the Museum of Science and Technology, subsequently renamed the North Western Museum of Science and Industry to reflect the regional aspect of the museum. The file includes details of the official opening on 20 October 1969 and correspondence relating to the acquisition of exhibits, including an appeal to Heads of Department of UMIST concerning equipment and apparatus required. Other papers relate to the means of financial support for the museum and the filming of items of industrial archaeology.

Related Material

See also TPA/1/32 and VCA/7/811.