MS 6388
Papers of Alan Villiers (1903-1982)



Scope and Content Note

Title: Papers

Date range: 1919-1980

Extent: 19.74m (141 boxes) + 6 folio packages, 2 folio boxes and 1 elephant folio

Access: Available for reference

The collection was purchased by the National Library from Alan Villiers in 1980. It comprises correspondence, drafts of Villiers' writings, log books, journals, diaries, notebooks, war service records, photographs, maps, plans, drawings and press cuttings.


Biographical Note

Sailor and author. Reporter on Mercury, 1924-1929. Resigned to pursue a career as an author and adventurer and wrote more than 30 books about his experiences as a seaman on a variety of craft. His books include The Way of a ship, Give me a ship to sail and Set of the sails.


Series List

Series                                                          Box        
                                                                           
1           Subject files with correspondence in                1-60       
            alphabetical order; miscellaneous                              
            correspondence filed in chronological               61-63      
            order                                                          
                                                                           
2           Personal files, family letters and                  64-65      
            autobiographical notes                                         
                                                                           
3           General drafts                                      66-79      
                                                                           
4           Diaries, journals, logs and notebooks               80-87      
                 (175 items)                                               
                                                                           
5           Contracts, agreements, accounts                     88         
                                                                           
6           Films and filmscripts                               89         
                                                                           
7           War service                                         90-97      
                                                                           
8           Joseph Conrad                                       97-102     
                                                                           
9           'Mayflower II'                                      103-107    
                                                                           
10          Captain James Cook and the 'Endeavour'              108-116    
                                                                           
11          Francis Drake                                       117        
                                                                           
12          Charles Darwin                                      118        
                                                                           
13          Arabia, Arabian Sea, East Africa                    119-121    
                                                                           
14          National Maritime Museum                            122        
                                                                           
15          National Geographic Society                         123-125    
                                                                           
16          Nonesuch Committee                                  126        
                                                                           
17          Overseas Visits                                     127        
                                                                           
18          Files on Lectures                                   128        
                                                                           
19          Work by others                                      129        
                                                                           
20          Research Material on Ships                          130        
                                                                           
21          Maps and charts                                     Folio      
                                                                           
22          Photographs                                         131        
                                                                           
23          Scrapbooks                                          132        
                                                                           
24          Press Cuttings                                      133-137    
                                                                           
25          Printed Matter                                      138-140    


Series Description

Series 1 - Subject files and correspondence

Box 1

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
1            A.I.C.H. International Association of Cape Horners 1976-8.    
             32nd congress Aland - Mariebramn (see also Folder 4) list     
             of members, magazine, a newsletter, 1 silver jubilee          
             edition of The Cape Horners news 1977                         
             1 Vol. 4 No.5 edition of The Cape Horners news 1975-6         
             only two letters to A.V. and two copies of letters by A.V.    
2            Adelaide - correspondence with Mrs Edwards 1972 mostly        
             programmes and brochures on Adelaide Festival 1972            
             Admiralty: correspondence 1950-63                             
3            AGUAS Joochim, Lisbon, correspondence 1950-1964               
4            'Alan Villers': Portuguese trawler called 'A.V.'              
             Aland-Mariehamn 32nd AICH congress, programme, newspapers,    
             only printed matter.                                          
5            Alaska Arctic some correspondence 1965-6, 1969, 1976 with     
             Herb Hilscher mostly printed matter                           
6            America: sail training - correspondence 1973                  
             America: heritage - correspondence 1957                       
             America: magazines - correspondence 1940-55                   
7            Amsterdam - printed material only                             
             Anchors - printed material only                               
             Anglo - Portuguese Society 1953-66 very few letters, mostly   
             circulars and agenda                                          
8            Antartic, some correspondence 1969                            
             (A.G. Jones)                                                  

Box 2

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
10           Anthology: correspondence George Newnes Ltd. 1958-64          
11           Anthology: Seamen's Sea Stories, edited by A.V.               
12           Anthology: Original material                                  
13           Argentine 'Libertad' training ship, 1 letter, 1 photo,        
             newspaper cuttings                                            
             'Argus' Schooner, correspondence 1950-2, scale drawings of    
             schooner                                                      
14           Armada Symposium 1974, printed matter only                    
             Articles - stories, some suggestions for talks                
15           Artists correspondence with John Allcot 1970-4                
16           Artists correspondence with Marine Artists 1938-66            
17           Artists correspondence with Marine Artists 1967-68            
18           Artists correspondence with Marine Artists 1969-75            
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 3

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
19           Australia: general correspondence 1968-75                     
20           Australia: general correspondence with ABC 1956-66            
             Australia: general, press cuttings, newsletters etc.          
21           Australia: news and information bureau 1962                   
             Australia: exservice association 1947                         
             Australia: Authors' Society, correspondence 1947              
22           Australia Sailing Ships correspondence 1968-77                
23           B.P. Magazine, correspondence and articles 1961-62            
24           'Balclutha' - story of an old ship, mostly printed material   
             and article by A.V.                                           
25           Barges correspondence with Bob Roberts and others 1968,       
             also with Aubrey Bowden 1972                                  
26           Baker, Authur Ltd publisher, correspondence 1971              
             Beaglehole Prof T.C., obituary and article                    
             Bell and Howell, Film and Camera equipment, pricelists,       
             guarantee, receipts                                           
27           Bell and Barque 1970-71 correspondence                        
             Bellatrix correspondence and article on Bellatrix 1952-59     
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 4

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
28           Bermuda newspaper article only 1960                           
             Birmingham Mail - correspondence 1949-50                      
             Black Brother (Australia) press cuttings only                 
             Blackwoods, William and Son publishers, correspondence        
             1968-73                                                       
             Bles Geoffrey correspondence 1945-7, 1 letter 1930            
29           Bligh, Capt William - articles, drafts and lecture on W.      
             Bligh                                                         
30           Blogm and Voss, printed material only 1973-4                  
             Blue Funnel Line, mostly correspondent 1948-9                 
             Blyth, Chay reports and press cuttings 1970-1                 
             Bobbs-Merrill Comp publishers correspondence 1947             
30-33        Books, correspondence, order for books receipts,              
             catalogues, booklists etc.                                    
                                                                           
34           Brahmaputra: Visit to East Pakistan 1967-8                    
                        : correspondence and photos                        
35           Bremen - One booklet in German, correspondence    1972-3      
36-37        B.B.C. correspondence, radio talks etc 1950-7                 

Box 5

                                                                           
Folders                                                                    
38-43        B.B.C. continued radio talks Sea and Ships, Grain and race    
             etc drafts of talks correspondence 1953-73                    
44           Council, Portugal 1950-1 correspondence,                      
             Broadcasting U.S.A. 1956, 1959 correspondence                 
             Brockhampton Press Ltd                                        
45           Brown, Son and Ferguson - Nautical Magazine 1973-8            
46           Bridges Harry One envelope only 1975                          
             Brigs, general                                                
             'British Isles', Ship, correspondence mostly 1968             
47           Bromley, John 2 letters 1958                                  
             Brooke Bond, Ship cards correspondence 1968                   
             Bucklers Hard correspondence 1964 + 1 booklet                 
             Bunker, John correspondence 1968                              

Box 6

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
48           C general L. Casson, 1 letter 1963  Cruising Association      
             1962, 2 letters                                               
             Cable Trams - history on Cable trams                          
             'Calbuco' - ship information from Paul Bennewitz              
             Cameras - orders, receipts, correspondence                    
             Cambridge - correspondence 1959 (3 letters A. Churchill)      
             Cape Verdeis correspondence 1963 (2 letters Bicheno)          
49           Camoes - literary prize 1953 correspondence                   
50           Canada: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation correspondence      
             1956-66                                                       
             Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation correspondence       
             1974-75                                                       
5l           Cape Horn - information for new book some notes, little       
             correspondence 1966                                           
52           Caper Horners' Association Correspondence newsletters,        
             reports etc 1962-75 see also folders 1 and 4                  
53           Carrington, Noel correspondence 1947                          
54           Cauldwell, H.T. - Artist correspondence 1952-56 see also      
             Folders 15-18                                                 
55           Certificates Order of St James, Title of Honorary Chief of    
             the Cherokee, Honorary Texan etc                              
56           Ceylon correspondence A.J. Melhuish 1956 and travel           
             brochures                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 7

                                                                           
57           Challis, Chris, correspondence 1974-6                         
                                                                           
             Cheltham Festival 1970 (only 3 letters)                       
             Children's Encyclopaedia 1959                                 
58-60        Chichester, Francis correspondence 1964-72 notes and          
             newspaper clippings                                           
61-63        Chile - general, some correspondence 1969-76, travel          
             brochures, hotel receipts, newspaper cuttings, reports and    
             other printed matter                                          

Box 8

Folders                                                                    
64-65        Clark, Capt. G.V. correspondence 1963-78 and manuscript       
             'Four Captains' by G.V. Clark                                 
66           Clippers - opening of the Clipper exhibition and other        
             printed material, draft of 'The Quest for Speed'.             
67           Clubs - Circumnavigators Club, Cosmon Club correspondence     
             and printed material                                          
68           Coastguard - U.S. correspondence 1955 and article 'Under      
             Canvas in the Atomic Age' by A.V.                             
69           Colombia - Columbus, press cuttings, one photograph of the    
             ship 'Colombia'                                               
70           Colson - Advertising 1973 correspondence                      
71           Colton, J.F. correspondence 1948-9                            
72           'Comet' printed material on the first European commercial     
             steamship Coombs, Capt. W.H. - 3 letters 1956                 
73           Coplestone Press, correspondence and drafts on text in        
             Encyclopaedia 1977                                            
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 9

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
74           Course, Capt. A.G. correspondence 1969-75                     
             Courtauld, August correspondence 1957-8                       
75           Craft - newspaper cuttings only                               
             Crewlists correspondence with Public Record Office and        
             others for reports, crew lists and agreements                 
             Crews reports, 3 letters only 1957, 1963                      
76           Craig Mullen-Barque, one Magazine: Sea Breeze Vol 1 No 5      
             Cruising Association Bulletin 1958                            
77           Cunard Lines                                                  
78           Curtis Brown Publishers, correspondence 1930-59               
79-81        'Cutty Sark' correspondence, minutes of meetings, annual      
             reports, press clippings, etc 1956-75                         
82           Customs Excise 1951-66 correspondence                         
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 9A

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
83           Danish vessels - correspondence, price lists 1967-1972
             Denmark - ship correspondence 1972                            
             Darr, Omer Capt. correspondence 1967                          
84           David and Charles publishers correspondence 1970              
             Devitt and Moore - Nautical College, 6 letters 1954           
85           Dell Books - 'Sea Stories' by A.V., correspondence 1957 -     
             drafts of stories and quarterly journal The Seafarer 1953     
             No. 80                                                        
85-87        Denmark correspondence 1938-1956                              
             Denmark correspondence with publishers 1944-59                
             Denmark and manuscripts of short stories                      
88           Dictionary - correspondence 1967                              
89           Dory - correspondence 1955 bringing a dory to Oxford          
90           Down Easters - 2 Letters 1968                                 
             Dowd, John correspondence 1967-73                             

Box 10

                                                                           
91           Drake see folder 304                                          
             Drummond, Malwyn correspondence 1974-5                        
92           Dude Schooners - Phoneys 1964-71 articles, newspaper          
             cuttings, photos, some correspondence                         
93           Dugout                                                        
             Dundee - articles for Weekly News 1953-9 and correspondence   
             about ships built in Dundee 1974                              
94           Dulk, Hans Publishers correspondence 1953-9                   
95           Dutch publishers 1955-72                                      
96           Dutton and Co Publishers 1960-3 correspondence                
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 11

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
97           Egerton - 3 letters 1937, 1949, 1977                          
             Economic - Newspaper cuttings only                            
             Elder Dempster Line correspondence 1962-9                     
             Empire Society - application for membership rule book 1949.   
             Letters 1951-52, 54 EHS Essendon High School                  
98           Encyclopaedia Britannia 1970-73                               
99           "Endeavour" NZ Sailing model                                  
             New Endeavour cruises 1969                                    
             Minutes of meetings Endeavour                                 
             Trust some personal correspondence                            
             1968-70 end of Endeavour scheme                               
                                                                           

Box 11

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
100          Engel, Hans, Capt correspondence 1973-76                      
             English Speaking Union, membership card, pamphlets E.S.U.     
             rules receipts                                                
101          Enloe, Dr Cortez correspondence 1968-74 (Nutritionto-day)     
102          Erikson, Gustaf, letter 1954                                  
             ESSO correspondence 1964 and article by A.V. Eye ofthe Wind   
             1 letter 1978                                                 
103          Euterpe (Star of India) correspondence 1961-3 printed         
             material some photographs                                     

Box 12

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
104          Falls of Clyde - printed material, photographs some           
             correspondence 1963-70                                        
105-110      Fan mail 1952-73                                              
111          Field, The magazine 1966 - article by A.V.                    
             Figureheads some letters 1964                                 
                                                                           
             Folders 112-140 Films                                         
                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
112          Film "John Adam" some photographs and correspondence 1964-8   
113          Film Association Rediffusion 1959                             
114          Film HMS Bounty, press cuttings - printed materials only      
             1960-2                                                        
115          Film Cecil Foster Kemp, correspondence 1961-3 also one        
             working drawing of Viking Ship                                
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 13

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
116          Films - France correspondence Philippe Lehambre Paris 1970    
             Films - France correspondence L. Rochemont N.Y. 1958-64       
117          Films Commentaries 1959 correspondence Beckett                
118          Ealing Corporation etc 1964-71 correspondence                 
119          Film strips 1953-4                                            
120-123      Films general, mostly correspondence                          
124          J.P Jones Productions correspondence 1958-9                   
125          J.P Jones Sicily correspondence 1956                          
             J.P Jones Photographs and notes                               
126          Kay Film Labs 1956-63 correspondence                          
127          Hawaii - correspondence 1962-66 some press clippings          
128          Hawaii - personal correspondence, receipts                    
129          M.C.A. correspondence 1951 and story.                         
             "Captain Silvic" by A.V. also WA Films 1933-34                
             correspondence                                                
130          M.G.M. correspondence 1968 and photographs                    
131          Moby Dick correspondence 1954-55, some newspaper              
cuttings                                                                   
132          Mutiny correspondence 1961                                    

Box 15

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
133          Films at National Maritime Museum correspondence 1973-74      
             (see also Series 14)                                          
134          Sailing Ships suitable for film correspondence 1956-68,       
             press clippings and photos                                    
135          Adrian Small correspondence 1961-66 regarding film ships      
136          Universal City Studios correspondence 1967-68 photographs     
             and printed material                                          
                                                                           
137          Films Weinstein, Robert A. correspondence 1970 concerning     
             purchase of hull, some price lists, notes, photos of press    
             clippings                                                     
138          Walt Disney production 1955 correspondence                    
             Film and TV programme, ideas, correspondence with A.          
             Watkin, 1960                                                  
139          Film and TV USA correspondence 1957-64                        
140          Film and TV General - correspondence 1957-64                  
             Film and TV General - correspondence 1975-70                  
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 16

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
141-3        Finance - personal accounts, statements from publishers,      
             accounts, royalties 1931-62                                   
144          Finland - correspondence, Gunnar Boman 1947-75 and others,    
             one photo of A.V., press cuttings and manuscript "Swelling    
             Sails" by E. Konistoinen                                      
145          Fishing Vessels - financial statements and reports of the     
             Hull fishing vessel owners' assoc 1969, 2 letters             
146          Fishing and trawling royal mission to deep sea fishermen      
             magazine                                                      
147          Flying: press clippings only (A.V. Collison with Sea Gull)    
             1937, 1970-                                                   
148          Ford Foundation - correspondence 1956                         
             Foreign Rights - various correspondence 1938,     1948-49,    
             1965                                                          
149          Fountain Press - 5 letters only 1948                          
150          Fox, Ewin - 2 letters A. Ericsen 1970, 1 photograph           
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 17

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
151-4        France - Patrick Stephens publications, correspondence and    
             agreements, requests for reprint etc 1971-74                  
155          France - correspondence H. Picard and M. Paille 1396,         
             1973-74                                                       
156          French Fishermen - French maritime records report and list    
             of missing french vessels                                     
157          Franklintmit collection, correspondence 1973-74 brochures     
             of silver ingots                                              
157A         "Great sailing ships of history"                              
158          Friends of the Earth correspondence 1970-71 and press         
             cuttings                                                      
             Friends - miscellaneous correspondence 1974-77                

Box 18

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
159          G. general file                                               
170          Galapagos - mostly printed material                           
161          'Garth' - Windjammer by A.V. correspondence 1969              
             Gazela - printed material 1968                                
162          Geographical magazine correspondence                          
             Geographical Royal Geographical Society correspondence        
             1947-50                                                       
163          'Georg Stage' correspondence 1953-55                          
164          Germany - correspondence with Jurgen Meyer and others         
             1968-69                                                       
165          Germany - miscellaneous correspondence 1947-60                
                                                                           
166          Germany - Sailing Ships correspondence 1969-72                
167          Germany - Crew lists 1972 (see Folder 456)                    
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 19

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
168          Gerr, Stanley, correspondence and manuscript by S. Gerr 1974  
169          "Gil Eannes" (new vessel) correspondence 1955 some printed    
             material                                                      
             'GJOA' 1 press cutting of GJOA Vessel                         
170-72       Glasier, Capt. M.B. - correspondence 1949-76                  
173          'Golden Hind' some correspondence 1973                        
             Press clippings, photographs                                  
174          Goodall, Natalie, Argentina, - 2 letters 1975                 
             Goodman, Bob, correspondence 1960-62                          
175          Granada publications Ltd - 1 letter and replay 1973           
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 20

                                                                           
176-7        Great Britain - ship correspondence 1968-73, photo copies     
             of letters 1958, printed material, press clippings,           
             photograph                                                    
178          Greece, Triremes, mostly newspaper cuttings 2 copies of       
             letters 1972, 1975                                            
179          Greenhill, Basil correspondence 1975                          
180          Greenland Trade mostly printed material and photographs       
181          Grethe - Visit to Hamburg 1977                                
182          Grolier Society correspondence 1964                           
             Grosset and Dunlop, N.Y. publishers, correspondence 1971      
             also draft for a preface for SAIL                             
183          Guinness Publishers 2 letters 1975                            
             Gulf Stream - correspondence 1956 and drafts "GulfStream"     
             by G.A.V. some press cuttings                                 

Box 21

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
184          H - general                                                   
185          HMSO publications and correspondence 1974-75                  
186-7        Hakluyt Society 1950-73 printed material of correspondence    
             Hale, Robert publisher (2 letters), 1955                      
188          Hariot, Thomas - newspaper cuttings 1972                      
             Harrap, G. publisher, correspondence 1937,                    
             Hauth, Harold                                                 
             Hawkins, Cliff 1 letter                                       
189          Hayes, Bully by A.T. Saunders - booklet correspondence        
             1970-74 about Hayes records                                   
190          Heaton, Wallace, photographic guide                           
             Herzogin, Cecilie 1 letter 1967 press cutting                 
191          Heyerdahl, Thor press cuttings about crossing the Atlantic    
             in papyrus reed boat, 1970                                    
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 22

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
192          Hodder and Stoughton correspondence 1934-49                   
             Hodder and Stoughton correspondence 1949                      
             Set of the Sail                                               
193          Hodder and Stoughton 1950-52                                  
194          Hodder and Stoughton 1952-54                                  
195          Hodder and Stoughton 1953-66                                  
196-7        Hodder and Stoughton 1968-77                                  
198          Hodder and Stoughton 1969-77                                  
199          Hodder and Stoughton 1957 concerning Adventure atSea          
             Hodder and Stoughton 1955 HMS Mayflower                       
200          Hodder and Stoughton correspondence 1963-70 contracts and     
             royalties                                                     
201          Hodder and Stoughton 1970 contract of press clippings The     
             Deep Sea Fishermen                                            
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 23

                                                                           
202          Hoffmann and Campe Verlag correspondence 1976 concerning      
             Das Grosse Buch der Windjammerphotographs, notes and proofs   
203          Holland - article by A.V. in National Geographic 1968,        
             correspondence 1973, 1976 concerning translation into Dutch   
204          Honolulu, visit to Honolulu, 1951 and lecture tour Horka,     
             Archie correspondence 1964-70   Hortense Schooner,            
             correspondence, 1968, press cuttings                          
205          Humphrey, correspondence 1970                                 
             Hungary, Corvina Kiado Publishers, correspondence, 1972-72    
206-8        Huycke, Harold Capt, correspondence 1941-73                   
208          Hurst, Ales, 1973                                             
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 24

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
209          I Spy Annual, correspondence 1955 and article by A.V. "The    
             Road to Zanzibar"                                             
210          India, map of Indian Ocean, correspondence 1953, 1964 press   
             cuttings and information on India                             
211          Indian Ocean draft and outlay for new book, photographs,      
             notes of press clippings                                      
212          Information For Books, correspondence, 1921-1938 and 1943,    
             concerning article Whaling In The Frozen South.  Press        
             clippings, one photograph                                     
             Inquiries for ship data, 1974                                 
213          Insurance Policies, Bray & Gibb, Lloyds of London, 1968-75    
214          Ireland, correspondence 1974 concerning sail training vessel  
             Irish Celts - trish discoveries?  letters 1959 press          
             clippings                                                     
215          Irving Johnson correspondence 1970 and press clippings        
216          Irving Johnson articles by I.J. and photo of I.J.             
             correspondence (Newsletters) 1949-58                          
217          Italy, correspondence 1952-74 concerning article LeVie del    
             Mondo                                                         

Box 25

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
218          James Craig, Barque, correspondence 1966, 1973-4              
             photographs, one scale drawing of Barquentine "Osprey" and    
             press clipping                                                
219          James, David, correspondence 1955-1960 concerning sailing     
             ship scheme and article by A.V. The Impact of the Sea         
220          "Jamestown" Ship, 1957 photographs, press cuttings, one       
             letter 1957 by C.G. Bowman                                    
221          Japan, personal correspondence with Basil Geenhill, British   
             Ambassy Tokyo 1955-56                                         
222          Jarvis, Capt Brace-Winch, copies of the CiceroCorrespondent   
             Jan. - April 1883 and a booklet Wrinkles and suggestions      
             for Sailing Vessels by J.C.B. Jarvis.  Correspondence 1968    
             concerning Jarvis                                             
223          Jockeys, Lester Piggott.  Newspaper clipping only             
224          John Williams, Mission Ship.  Two leaves from a magazine      
225          Jones, A.G.E. Two reprints of A.G.E. Jones articles and       
             correspondence 1970                                           
             Josef Conrad, article by Huntington Hartford                  
226          Junkier J.B, correspondence 1949-56                           
227          Junks Chinese, Tsing hua Journal of Chinese Studies.  No. 1   
             1960, newspaper cuttings, article on boat building in Early   
             Ming period, two letters 1962, 1969                           
228          Kaiulani (see folder 235)                                     
             "Kista Dan" correspondence 1953-6 photograph of "Magga        
             Dan", journals and other articles on polar vessels            
229          Knopf, Alfred, publisher, correspondence 1968                 
230          Kobenhavns Skribssaslgs, Bureau Correspondence 1959           
231          Kodak, correspondence 1956-62 concerning cameras and film     
             equipment                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 26

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
232-4        Kortum, Karl correspondence 1965-1970, agreement to serve     
             on the barque Wandia signed by all seamen and officers,       
             articles from magazines and press clippings, some             
             photographs, police report and statements to obtain tug       
             "Reliant" by deception                                        
235          "Kaivlani" Barque, Committee for the preservation of the      
             "Kaiulani".  Memorandum, correspondence with Karl Kortum      
             about Kaivlani, correspondence with Hutchison, articles and   
             press cuttings                                                
236          Krage, Fred, Capt, correspondence 1969-73                     
             Krusenstern, one letter and reply regarding Krusenstern 1975  
237          Kungsholm, correspondence 1975                                
             Kuwait, one article in The Times 1976                         
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 27

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
238          Lacroix, Louis, Capt.  Three letters 1960                     
238-9        Laeisz, Erich and others concerning information on sailing    
             ships, 1932-1953                                              
240          "lancing", square rigger, one letter and reply, 1970 Gavin    
             Craig, one photograph, press cuttings                         
             Lamu, two letters, 1971, concerning Lamu Boats                
241          "Lawhill" sailing vessel.  Photographs, correspondence and    
             notes by V.L. Bosazza on the end of the "Lawhill", 1959-77    
242          Learmont, James, correspondence, 1955, 1972                   
             Lectures and notes, requests for talks etc. also thank you    
             notes, 1966-73                                                
243          Libel, one press cutting, 1971 only                           
             Lifeline for Youth, one letter and reply, 1969                
             "Lilla Dan", press cuttings, plan of vessel, and              
             correspondence, 1959-60                                       
244          Lindfords, Harold Capt.  One letter, 1976                     
             Lindsay, Norman, two letters concerning shipmodels made by    
             Norman                                                        
             Lloyds, London, one contract 1934, correspondence, 1955,      
             1962, 1966                                                    
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 29

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
245          Loch Ness Monster, printed material and press cuttings,       
             1966-7                                                        
             Log Chips, periodical publication, 6 issues 1953-5, 1958-9    
             and correspondence with John Lyman, 1950-9                    
246          Long, Dwight, correspondence, 1974-5 re lectures              
247          Look and Learn publication, correspondence with editor John   
             Davies concerning articles for magazine                       
248          Lutterworth Press                                             
             1. Correspondence, 1947-8, and manuscript story of the        
             "Joseph Conrad                                                
             2. Correspondence, 1959-73, memorandum of agreement between   
             A.V. Carter Brown concerning anthology (Sea, 1959, also for   
             "My Favourite Sea Story" 1971), some notes and drafts         

Box 29

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
249          McCouni, Robert, correspondence, 1969-70                      
             McCurdy, H.W, correspondence, 1970                            
             McDonald, Capt, correspondence, 1938, 1975                    
             McGrail, F.J, one letter, 1937                                
250          McGraw-Hill, correspondence, 1952-8, 1942-3 and agreement     
             for "Indian Ocean", 1950                                      
251          McGregor, David and Patsy, correspondence, 1953-64            
252          McMillan Company Publishers, correspondence, 1962-6 also      
             agreement for "The Battle of Trafalgar"                       
             McNeill, Malcolm, one letter, 1937                            
253          Madden, Sir Charles Admiral, correspondence, 1968, 1974       
254          Magazines, correspondence, 1952, notes and drafts             
255          Magellan, correspondence mostly with National Geographic      
             Society about Magellan story, 1975                            
156          Magellan manuscripts and notes and press cuttings             
257          Maldive Islands and GOA correspondence, 1956-58, 8            
             manuscripts by A.V. 'The Marvellous Maldive Islands', 'In     
             Golden Goa To-day' and 'Goa and Diu', 1956, also stamps and   
             money notes                                                   
258          Marconi International, correspondence, 1953, concerning       
             article on radio communication, also article by A.V. 'Where   
             Radio has saved many lives'                                   
                                                                           

Box 30

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
259          Marine Casualties, press cuttings, only Marine Corps          
             Gazette, correspondence, 1948-9 concerning a series of        
             reports and articles260                                       
             Mariners' Mirror, correspondence, 1971                        
261          Maritime Museums, General, 1965.  Agenda, meetings of         
             trustees, pamphlets, souvenir postcards from Penobscot        
             Marine Museum                                                 
262-69       Maritime Trust correspondence with Shaw-Kennedy, Cutty Sark   
             Society, minutes of meetings press releases, Ship Committee   
             meetings, etc. 1969-1974                                      
                                                                           

Box 31

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
268-69       Maritime Trust                                                
270          Marsh, Ike W., seaman and model builder, correspondence,      
             1956-72                                                       
271          Martin, Jack and Martin, Esmond, correspondence, 1972, 75-7   
272          Mary Rose, project of lifting the 'Mary Rose', 1970           
273          Masefield, John, correspondence, 1971, concerning barque      
             Gilcruix and L. Masefield's journey to Chile                  
274          Masters of sailing ships, correspondence, 1930-74,            
             concerning their stories and experiences on sailing ships     
275          May, Ernst, 1970-1, research ideas on early discoverers       
                                                                           

Box 32

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
276          Melbourne Herald, correspondence and articles, 1946-56        
277          Merchant Navy, information, press cuttings, Sailers' News,    
             publication, 1950-1                                           
278          Meyer, Dr Jurgen, concerning background information, 1968-73  
279          Meyer, Mark, marine artist, correspondence, 1970-79,          
             concerning drawings for dustjackets, photographs and proofs   
280          Miethe, Capt. Don Robert, correspondence, 1970-4 and his      
             story, some photographs and A.V. notebook on R. Miethe and    
             visit to Chile                                                
281          Miles, Bernard, correspondence, 1975, concerning exhibition   
             of sea photographs at Mermaid Theatre                         
282          Millar, one letter, 1976                                      
283          Michinton, Prof. Comments on A.V. papers 'British Ports of    
             Call in the 19th Century', 1969                               
384          Miscellaneous correspondence, 1949 and A.V's article 'What    
             the Deepsea Seaman Read Today'                                

Box 33

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
285          Missing Ships, correspondence, 1954-5, concerning Radio       
             Talk on Missing Ships                                         
286 A-B      Missing Ships, correspondence, 1955-7, notes, background      
             material, press cuttings etc for book Posted Missing          
287          Missing Ships - Trawlers, press cuttings, few letters, 1968   
288          Missing Ships - Trawlers, newspaper cuttings, few letters,    
             1968                                                          
289          'Moby Dick', printed material only, 1972                      
290          Model craft, correspondence re building of sailing ship       
             models, 1948                                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 34

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
291          Morison, Prof. Samuel Eliot, correspondence, 1969-72, press   
             cuttings                                                      
292          'Moyana' - Training vessel, press cuttings, report and few    
             letters concerning Moyana, 1956                               
293          Muller, Charles Capt. correspondence, 1948-1965               
294          Muller, Charles, letter by Ch. Miller and his story also      
             photograph of C.M. correspondence, 1965-9                     
295          Museum Press, correspondence, 1948-53                         
296          Museum Press, correspondence, 1954-76                         
297          Mystic Seaport, correspondence with Marine Historical         
             Association, 1948-53                                          
298          Mystic Seaport, pamphlets, photographs and correspondence,    
             1970-4                                                        
299          Mysteries, correspondence, 1956-7, 1963, 1965 and press       
             cuttings                                                      

Box 35

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
300          Naish, George, two letters Society of Nautical Research,      
             1973                                                          
             National Maritime v Historical Society, correspondence, 1974  
201-2        National Geographic Society, correspondence, 1958-61, also    
             notes, photographs and articles by A.V. for N.G.S.            
303          National Geographic Society, photographs with text for        
             articles                                                      
304          National Geographic Society, correspondence, 1977 and         
             printed material concerning Francis Drake journey             
305-6        Nautical Magazine, correspondence, 1947-66, also drafts of    
             articles by A.V.                                              
307          Nautical Photo Agency, correspondence, 1952-60                
                                                                           

Box 36

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
308-313      Nautical research Society, correspondence, 1947-56, also      
             minutes of meetings, reports, notes and lecture notes         
314          Nautical research, correspondence concerning articles in      
             Mariner's Mirror                                              
315          Navigation Institute, one letter, 1966, Navy Record Society   
             concerning membership                                         
                                                                           

Box 37

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
316          Nelson, W. Capt. one letter, 1972 by granddaughter of Capt.   
             W. Nelson                                                     
             Nelson, Land, correspondence, 1963 and draft 'The Battle of   
             Trafalgar'                                                    
317-318      Nelson, Lord, printed material, mostly agenda and minutes     
             of meetings of the Victory Advisory Technical Committee       
             1967-7                                                        
319          Nelson, W.A. Capt.  "Memoirs of my Life at Sea' draft by      
             W.A. Nelson                                                   
320          New Guinea, printed material about Papuan Canoes              
321          New Venture, magazine, two letters, 1956-58 and article by    
             A.V.                                                          
322          New York Times, correspondence, 1937, 1947-50. 1972, draft    
             of article by A.V. newspaper cuttings                         
323          New Zealand, correspondence, 1968-74, some photographs        
                                                                           

Box 38

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
324          New Foundland, two letters 1972, one letter 1963              
325          News Cronicle, three letters, 1955, one press cutting         
326          Nissen, Capt. Two letters by H. Thielig                       
327          North Pole, by R.O.R. one press cutting, 1971 only            
             North West Passage, draft and article, 'Northwest Passage'    
             By A.V. some correspondence 1954, 1957                        
328          Norway, correspondence, 1952-56, some printed material        

Box 39

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
329          Ocean Book, 'The Story of Man's Conquest' by A.V.,            
             manuscripts only                                              
330          Oceanography, printed matter and press cuttings               
331-2        'Oceans Magazine', drafts of articles by A.V.                 
             correspondence, 1968-1972                                     
333          Odhams Press, correspondence, 1952-9                          
334          Operation Sail, correspondence, 1961-54, circulars and        
             printed material                                              
335          Operation Sail in Australia, 1964-65                          
336          Operation Sail in New York, correspondence, 1975, some        
             letters of printed materials                                  
337          Outward Bound, correspondence, 1947-70 and printed material   
             and drafts of book by A.V. Outward Bound                      
339          Oxford University Press, correspondence and press cuttings,   
             Oxford Seminar miscellaneous                                  

Box 40

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
340          Pacific, personal letters, 1938-9 by R. Brudo                 
             Packet Ships, one letter of reply, 1952, photos press         
             cuttings                                                      
341          Paddle Steamer, one letter, 1961, one pamphlet, 1963          
342          Pakistan, two letters, 1957-69, one letter 1951 also          
             article by A.V. nee also Folder 34                            
343-4        'Pamir', correspondence, 1947-58, notes, press cuttings and   
             article 'Pamir-Peking', 1974                                  
345          'Pamir', mostly printed material and other background notes   
             on the loss of the 'Pamir'                                    
346          Pan Books, correspondence, 1955 re publishing The Set of      
             Sails                                                         
             Panama, one personal letter, Dean Webster, 1973, brochures,   
             postcards, magazine                                           
347          'Parma', vessel, document, 1931, for grain cargoes South      
             Australia to United Kingdom.  Parsonmagazine.  Passages,      
             receipts of bookings and travel arrangement 348               
             Patrick Stephens, publishers, correspondence, 1973-6,         
             drawing of Rothesay Bay, newspaper cuttings, 1937             

Box 41

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
3459         Pearls, 3p. article from magazine only                        
350          Penguin Books, correspondence, 1946-7, concerning articles    
             on modern whaling, correspondence, 1971-7 regarding chapter   
             from Set of The Sails                                         
351          Penn, William's Ship 'Welcome', correspondence, 1960-5        
             regarding rebuilding of 'Welcome' some photographs and        
             drawings                                                      
352-352A     Percival Marshall, publication correspondence 1948-57 and     
             article by A.V. 'A Fine New Polar Vessel'                     
353-355      Pereira, Dr Theotonio correspondence 1949-1965                
356          Peru correspondence 1953-4                                    
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 42

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
357          Phoenicians, One press cutting only Photographic Agents       
             correspondence Dorin Leigh 1938, 46 correspondence Poyser     
             1946-7 and others                                             
358-9        Piening, Herman Capt.correspondence 1949-68 and photocopies   
             of letters                                                    
360          Pierrot, George correspondence 1974-6                         
361          Pilger, correspondence concerning Pilger's memoirs            
             Pirates, articles by A.V. press cuttings and two pamphlets    
362          Pitman, magazine 1970 two letters                             
             Pitt Rivers museum correspondence 1970                        
363          Plimoth Plantation, correspondence and printed material       
             1973-7                                                        
364          Pohl, Frederick correspondence concerning forward in F.P.     
             Viking book                                                   
365          Poland correspondence 1961-4 concerning publication of The    
             Conrad in Polish                                              
             "Polly Woods".  One newsletter f1977                          
             "Pommmern', Barque correspondence 1968 to save the barque     

Box 43

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
366-371      Popper, Paul and Co, Literary Services, articles for Paul     
             Popper correspondence 1946-1970, statements, press            
             cuttings, manuscripts of articles etc.                        
372-374      Portugal draft by A.V. "The Tuna Fishermen of Southern        
             Portugal", notebook and correspondence 1951-74 containing     
             some personal", notebook and correspondence 1951-74           
             containing some personal letters to Nancy and Alan V.         
             printed material and press clippings                          
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 44

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
375          Portugal, correspondence 1964-6 press cuttings, printed       
             material                                                      
376          Portugal correspondence 1974-51 concerning Portuguese trip    
             and stay 1950, 51, 52, 53                                     
377          Portuguese Publishers correspondence 1951-58                  
378          Powell, Joe correspondence 1973-4 idea for film on sailing    
             ships                                                         
379          "Preussen" - Five-mast Ship correspondence, articles, press   
             clippings, photographs and "Preussen"                         
                                                                           
380          "Prince Louis" ship correspondence 1969 Primitive Craft       
             newspaper cuttings only                                       
381          Prolss, William correspondence 1957-1963 concerning new       
             idea of the Dynaship                                          
382-3        Prolss, William data and printed material on the Dynaship     
             some correspondence 1968-195                                  
384          Pete [Villers] about Proxy Votes personal letters and three   
             photos of Peter Villiers and A.V.                             

Box 45

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
385          Publicity - Press cuttings, correspondence 1952-56            
386          Publishers - Contracts and agreements 1931-68                 
387-8        Publishers - general correspondence 1937-66                   
389          Publishers - U.S.A. mostly correspondence 1974-5 also         
             contracts and draft                                           
390          Puget, Peter 1965-1822 Newspaper article and one letter       
             concerning Puget                                              
                                                                           

Box 46

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
391          Race, Notebook 1956 press cuttings and souvenir programme     
             and printed material about Bermuda Race -Torbay To Lisbon     
392          Raymond - Whitcomb re South American Voyage 1976              
393          Readers Digest correspondence 1956, 1969-1972 some            
             newspaper cuttings draft of article                           
394          Reed, Eleanor personal correspondence 1947-8, also personal   
             letters from Michael Folan 1947-8                             
             Reford, Robert and Co. Correspondence 1957-64                 
             "Regina Maris"correspondence press releases and photos 1969   
395-6        Replicas, draft of article by A.V. printed materials,         
             photographs, photocopies, press cuttings, some                
             correspondence 1971                                           
397          Reprints of articles by A.V.                                  
398          Requests - mostly from publishers 1968-71                     
399          Research notes miscellaneous notes by A.V.                    

Box 46

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
400-401      Reviews of some books by A.V. 1971-4                          
402          Riggers and Rigging One letter by J. Wood 1972 Roskill,       
             Miss June Correspondence 1969-71                              
403          Rogers, Bruce correspondence 1934-1955, and correspondence    
             about Bruce Rogers 1970's                                     
404          Roman Ships newspaper clippings only "Romance" -Brigantine    
             One letter and printed material                               
405          Routledge - Publisher, agreements and correspondence 1946-64  
406          Routledge Publishes, statements an accounts                   
407          Rowing - newspaper clippings only                             
             Royal Society souvenir programme 1969 only                    
408          Rudder Publications, correspondence 1969                      
             Runciman, Vicount Three invitations                           
             Russian - article on a ship Voyage form Odessa to             
             Baltimore, press cuttings, photographs                        
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 48

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
409          S-general, correspondence with N. Searle, Stan Sharhand,      
             Stauffer and others                                           
410          "Sagres" Voyage - receipts and statements correspondence      
             1952-4 also draft of a sea story and article on the           
             Portuguease sail-training ships                               
             "Sagres" also press cuttings and printed material             
411          Sail - general:  Return of the Sail  research material,       
             correspondence and draft of article                           
412-13       Sail training articles, printed material and newspaper        
             clippings, correspondence                                     
414-17       Sail training Sail training Association U.K. minutes of       
             meetings 1962-69 correspondence, research material and        
             articles by A.V                                               

Box 49

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
418          Sail-training "Operation Sail" New York articles, newspaper   
             cuttings                                                      
419          Sail-training Ship - School ships (British) "Plea for a       
             soul' article by A.V.                                         
420          Sail-training Ship - International race committee 1955-58     
             notebook, correspondence, articles and agreement with         
             publishers for "A Book of Sea Adventures"                     
421-422      Soul Training Vessel, for British project minutes of          
             meetings 1960-62                                              
423          Sailors - correspondence 1934, 1957, 1964-67                  
424          Sailing Education Association - America correspondence,       
             newsletters, meetings 1972                                    
425          Sailing Ship - general Three letters only requests to serve   
             on S.S.                                                       
426          Sailing Ship Book - correspondence 1934, 1952 also drafts     
             of articles, printed material                                 
427          Sailing Ship Schemes mostly correspondence 1947-8, 1951-5,    
             1965                                                          
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 50

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
428          San Diego Two letters 1970, 1967. Maritime Museum             
             Association of San Diego                                      
429          San Francisco correspondence Maritime Museum S.F. 1954-1957   
             also newspaper cuttings                                       
430          Santa Maria 1955, 1963-5 correspondence, newspaper            
             cuttings, photographs and model of the "Santa Maria"          
431          Saturday Review - 1969 concerning Manuscript "The Voyage of   
             Magellan" also draft of manuscript                            
432          School Ship - "Albatros" 1961 newspaper cuttings only         
432          School Ship - "Albatros" 1961 newspaper cuttings only         
432          School Ship - educational 1962                                
432          School Ship - tragedies, press cuttings 1957                  
             School Ship - Danish 1964, printed material concerning        
             "Georg Stage" + two letters                                   
433          School Ship -Europe, printed material one article by A.V.     
434          School Ship - Sweden - Norway correspondence 1937             
             concerning Christian Radich also correspondence 1957,         
             1960's, press clippings etc.                                  
435          School Ship Race 1954-6 correspondence with International     
             Race Committee 1954-6                                         
436          School Ship Race 1956-1960 correspondence and press           
             clipping                                                      
437          School Ship's 1967-1972 mostly printed material               
438          Schoolboys - Square Riggers - draft of manuscript 1962        
439          Schooners - draft of manuscript                               
440          Scribner and Son correspondence with"Editor Alice Dalgliesh   
             1952 and Agreements                                           
441          Scribner and Son correspondence with P. Knowlton, Harry       
             Baraque 1958-63                                               
442-3        Scribner and Son correspondence with Wallace Meyer 1948-58    
444          Scribner and Son - London correspondence with Max Perkins     
             1938-40                                                       
445-8        Scribner and Son - New York correspondence with Whitney       
             Darrow 1943-1972                                              

Box 52

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
449          Sea Breezes - publication, correspondence and articles for    
             Sea Breezes, 1947-74                                          
449          Sea Breezes - publication, correspondence and articles for    
             Sea Breezes, 1957-74                                          
450          Sea Cadet Corps - Sea Travel, mostly public material and      
             press cuttings                                                
451          Sea Craft - publication 1947 some correspondence and          
             articles                                                      
452          Seafarers Education Service some correspondence 1963-9        
453          Sealers - one publication in Swedish, press clippings and     
             notes                                                         
             Sailors Four letters from sailors 1973                        
454          Seaman One letter from old seaman 1975                        
455          Ship Information - model of "Joseph Conrad" (1956)            
456          Ship Information 1973-5 correspondence (German documents)     
             German crew lists 1872                                        
457          Ship Information, some letters 1976-8 mostly printed          
             material                                                      
458          Set of Sails, correspondence 1949 - foreign rights and        
             translations of Set of Sails                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 53

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
459          Thames Shiplovers Ship Model Society programme 1981           
             Ship Mates reunion 1967-1975 correspondence also two group    
             photographs First Villers and mates, 1928 Second photograph   
             much later - maybe 1969                                       
             Shipwrecks - press cuttings only                              
460          Ships - correspondence 1962                                   
             Ships - miscellaneous press clippings                         
461-3        Ships and Sailing, magazine correspondence and articles       
             1951-55                                                       
464          Ships and Sailing, magazine correspondence and articles       
             1951-55                                                       
465          Ships schemes and preservation etc. 1968-71                   
466          Ships odd and old sailing ships                               
467          Ships preservation and ship scholars                          
468          Sigma Delta CH1 carollment and certificate for membership     
469          Small, Adrian - correspondence 1970-75                        
                                                                           

Box 54

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
470-471      Society of Nautical Research 1971-75 correspondence with      
             S.N.R.                                                        
472          Sout Street Seaport Museum N.Y. correspondence and printed    
             material 1967-75                                              
473          Speak - invitation and correspondence 1975                    
             Sperling, Karl Heinz correspondence                           
             Splivalo, Josef                                               
             Sports - Illustrated, correspondence with editor concerning   
             articles                                                      
474          Square-Riggers Club, San Francisco 1967-8                     
475          "Star of India" 1970 some letters, photographs, printed       
             material                                                      
476          Stephens Patrick - publishers correspondence 1974-6           
477          Suez Canal - Swiss Publishers                                 
                                                                           

Box 55

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
478          Tahiti correspondence 1969                                    
             Tailor - Civil and military tailor personal correspondence    
479          Tankers - Oil Carriers some correspondence and printed        
             material                                                      
480          Tasmania mostly correspondence with State Library of          
             Tasmania                                                      
481          Tasmania - Adult Education Board, correspondence 1960-62      
472          Sout Street Seaport Museum N.Y. correspondence and printed    
             material 1967-75                                              
473          Speak - invitation and correspondence 1975                    
             Sperling, Karl Heinz correspondence                           
             Splivalo, Josef                                               
             Sports - Illustrated, correspondence with editor concerning   
             articles                                                      
474          Square-Rigers Club, San Francisco 1967-8                      
475          "Star of India" 1970 some letters, photographs, printed       
             material                                                      
476          Stephens Patrick - publishers correspondence 1974-6           
477          Suez Canal - Swiss Publishers                                 
                                                                           

Box 55

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
478          Tahiti correspondence 1969                                    
             Tailor -Civil and military tailor personal correspondence     
479          Tankers - Oil Carriers some correspondence and printed        
             material                                                      
480          Tasmania mostly correspondence with State Library of          
             Tasmania                                                      
481          Tasmania - Adult education Board, correspondence 1960-62      
482          Tasmania Cat and Fiddle Press correspondence 1974-5           
483          Tasmania Jam Fleet press cutting + one letter                 
484          Tasmania R.S.L.                                               
             Tasmania Royal Yacht Club - general rules book and photos     
485          Taxation and returns 1951-63 (personal)                       
486          Taxation and returns 1951-63 (personal)                       
487          Taxation receipts etc. 1966-                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 56

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
488          Thames Shiplovers Soc. and Ship Model Club Villiers'          
             certificate of membership, newsletters, correspondence and    
             some photos see also Folder 459                               
489          Theiling, Herman personal correspondence 1972                 
             Theiling Tours of Europe                                      
490          "Titanic" and the California Incident printed material, few   
             letters                                                       
             Time - lifebooks 2 letters (1964,1977)                        
491          Tomkin, Warwick                                               
             Translation of Josef Conrad in to other languages             
492          Transport History - magazine                                  
493          deep sea fisherman                                            
494          Treasures - Press cuttings only                               
             Trewin Coppelstone                                            
495          Trident - articles by Villiers                                
             True - magazine - correspondence and articles 1948            
             True - magazine - correspondence and article                  
496          Typing - accounts and receipts for typing of articles -       
             manuscripts                                                   
                                                                           

Box 57

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
497          Underhill, Harold correspondence 1952-56                      
498          United States Nabal Institute, correspondence and article     
             1965-6                                                        
499          V - General, some letters and one press cutting               
             Vickers Ltd. magazine correspondence and article 1964         
500          Van Zeller, Eduardo correspondence 1952                       
501-506      H.M.S. "Victory" reports and minutes of meetings of the       
             Victory Advisory Technical Committee 1955-1974 and riggings   
                                                                           

Box 58

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
507-8        H.M.S. "Victory" Technical Committee 1974-76                  
509          Victory and Nelson manuscript 1978                            
510          H.M.S. "Victory" Survey Summary                               
511          Viking press clippings and photographs only                   
             Ville de Mulhouse, photograph and letter                      
512          Voyages, newspaper clippings of odd voyages                   
513          Voyages, solo article by A.V. and press clippings             
514          Voyages, ideas and planned                                    
             Voyages, other                                                
                                                                           

Box 59

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
515          Wales Welsh Historical Society correspondence, draft of       
             article by A.V., printed matter 1974-5                        
             "Wander Bird", one letter, of reprint of article 1973         
516          Ward, Edmund publisher - correspondence 1959                  
             Watches - brochures and receipts                              
             Waterways, one brochure on Irish Inland cruising              
517-519      Watkins, Mike, correspondence 1949-1967                       
520          Wavertree, printed material, photographs, correspondence      
             1969                                                          
521          Weinstein, Robert correspondence 1969                         
522          Whaling, mostly printed matter and press cuttings, some       
             photographs                                                   
523          Whittlesey House, publishers 1949                             
524          Who's Who biographical entry, correspondence 1973-5           
             Windjammer, correspondence about Windjammer                   
             Film, 1930-31 and press clippings                             
             Williams, Capt., correspondence 1948                          
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 60

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
525          Yachting, publication, correspondence and articles 1947-1956  
526          Yachting accident                                             
             Yachts, small crafts                                          
527          Yachts, America Cup (newspaper cutting only)                  
             Yachts, small crafts                                          
528          Yachts, for charter, correspondence, printed materials and    
             photos                                                        
529          Yachts, clipper race 1973-75, drafts of articles,             
             correspondence                                                
530          Yacht, Dutch correspondence 1958-59                           
531          Yachts, Ocean race mostly printed material and press          
             clipping                                                      
532          Yachts, oddities press clippings only                         
             Radley College 1958                                           
533          Yachts, single handed race, mostly press                      
534          Yachts, Women etc. press clipping only                        
535          Yachts, Yachting magazine correspondence 1965-56 only         
                                                                           
                                                                           

Boxes 61-63

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
537          Miscellaneous correspondence filed in date order              

SERIES 2: PERSONAL FILES, AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

AND FAMILY LETTERS

Box 64

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
562          Personal records, certificate and references 1919-41          
563          Applications for Visas and passports for Alan and Nancy       
             Villiers and Australian Passports.                            
564          British passports and Pilot log book                          
565          Australia - personal correspondence 1962                      
566          Civil Service Exams of Christopher A. Villiers 1968           
567          Financial estate; bank statements an accounts Alan and        
             Nancy Villiers.                                               
568          Work - application for positions and references 1946-49       
569          Personal letters 1935-                                        
570-571      Family letters 1993-1980                                      
             One private journal with autobiographical notes.              
                                                                           

Box 65

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
572-56       Personal correspondence with Fritz Eglerton                   

SERIES 3: GENERAL DRAFTS

Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
577-581      And Not to Yield.  A story of the Outward Bound               
582          The Battle of Trafalgar                                       
583-585      By the Way of Cape Horn (See also Series 23)                  
                                                                           

Box 67

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
586          Drafts and handwritten notes for Cape Horn Book (See also     
             Series 23)                                                    
587-591      Cape Horn Ship manuscript                                     
592          Coast Guard - training bark "Eagle", manuscript, notes and    
             information on U.S. Coast Guard also Operation Orders from    
             U.S.C.G. Academy 1954, some correspondence                    
593-594      Coral Sea - draft                                             
595-596      Coral Sea - master copy                                       
597          Little Joey the "Conrad's" Cat                                
598-600      Cutty Sark - A biography of a Clipper                         
601          Cutty Sark - appendices                                       
                                                                           

Box 69

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
602-4        The Deep Sea Fisherman, drafts and manuscripts                
605-8        East Anglia draft, notes, printed material and other          
             information                                                   
                                                                           

Box 70

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
609-11       Evolution of the Ship - draft, proof and illustration 1962    
612-13       Give Me A Ship To Sail - typescript                           
614-15       Give Me A Ship To Sail another draft                          
616-17       Grace Harwar's Voyage - draft                                 
                                                                           

Box 71

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
618          Grain Race notes and drafts for articles on talk              
619-620      Grain Race - manuscript                                       
621          Great Moments On The Sea - manuscript 1960                    
622          Hazardous Sea Profession - draft - see also subject Trawlers  
623          Indian Ocean - draft                                          
624-625      Magellan - drafts, notes and retyped article on Magellan,     
             some correspondence 1975                                      
626          Maldive Islands, note book, correspondence and article on     
             Maldive Islands                                               
                                                                           

Box 72

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
627-630      Ocean of the World - draft 1963                               
631          Operation Sail - manuscript and illustration                  
632          Outward Bound - manuscript and notes 1953                     
633-636      Pioneers of The Seven Seas - manuscript                       
                                                                           

Box 73

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
637-639      Posted Missing - draft                                        
640-642      Posted Missing - draft                                        
643-644      Posted Missing - rough draft                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 74

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
645-6        Posted Missing - draft                                        
645-649      Quest Of The Schooner Argus - draft                           
650-652      Robertson - draft and notes                                   
653          Round Cape Horn in a Grain Ship - draft                       
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 75

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
654          Sailing Eagle - typescript                                    
655-658      The Sea and the Islands  A journal of a Voyage around the     
             World in the Ship "Joseph Conrad".                            
569-661      The Set of The Sails  A story of a Cape Horn Seaman           
662          The Set of The Sails - draft                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 76

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
663-4        The Set Of The Sails - draft                                  
665          The Ship and I - draft                                        
666-667      The Ship and I corrected typed copy                           
668-669      "South America Book" by Fritz Eggerton                        
670-781      Storm on the Quintanilla - see also Robertson Book            
                                                                           

Box 77

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
672-673      Voyaging with the Wind manuscript and published copy, also    
             press release                                                 
674-677      War With Cape Horn orig. draft 1970                           
678-681      War With Cape Horn manuscript                                 
                                                                           

Box 78

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
682-683      War With Cape Horn manuscript and book                        
684-687      The Way of a Ship manuscript                                  
688          The Way of a Ship information and notes some correspondence   
             and printed material                                          
                                                                           

Box 79

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
689-694      Miscellaneous drafts                                          
695-696      Research material to Sea Misteries                            

SERIES 4: DIARIES JOURNALS, LOGS AND NOTEBOOKS

(In one chronological sequence. See also logs and diaries belonging to specific subject series, e.g. Joseph Conrad)

Box 80

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
1              May 1920-              Diary on barque "Rothesay Bay" and    
               June 1920              on "James Craig"                      
2              December 1920          Diary on barque "Bellands"            
3              December 1920-         Log of the barque "Bellands"          
               May 1921                                                     
4              December 1921-         Diary on the ketch "Hawk" and on the  
               Feb. 1922              steamer "War Spray"                   
5              November 1923-         Log of the "Sir James Clark Ross"     
               Jan. 1924                                                    
6              Jan. 1924-             Log of the "Sir James Clark Ross"     
               April 1924                                                   
7              Jan. 1928-             Diary of a journey around the world   
               August 1928            on the "Herzogin Cecilie"             
8              January 1928           Log 1 on the barque "Herzogin         
                                      Cecilie"                              
9              February 1928          Log 2 on the barque "Herzogin         
                                      Cecilie"                              
9a             March 1928             Log 3 on the barque "Herzogin         
                                      Cecilie"                              
10a            January 1930-          Diary - U.S.A. Trip                   
               April 1941                                                   
10             August 1931            Notebook on coats of sailing ships    
11             1931                   Notebook                              
12             1932                   Notebook - Interview with B. Jarvis   
13             1932                   Diary - Travellings in U.S.A.         
                                      February 1932 leave San Francisco     
                                      by "Makura"                           
13a            March 1932-33          Notebook on the ship "Parma"          
14             March 1932-33          Log of the barque "Parma"             
15             February 1933-         Journal of the barque "Parma"         
               Oct. 33                                                      
16             1934                   Log on the Schooner "Aimless"         
17             1935                   Diary sailing to Australia            

Box 81

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
18                                    Diary - with intended programme for   
                                      the year, like "Complete The Coral    
                                      Sea"                                  
18a                                   Notebook - Coral Sea                  
18b                                   Notebook - Coral Sea                  
19             1948                   Notebook first entry June 1948-Dec.   
                                      1948                                  
20             1948                   Diary with programme for the year     
                                      Lecture tour U.S.A. January-April     
                                      1948                                  
21             1949                   Log of a trail run from               
                                      Aberdovery-Abersoch                   
22             1950                   Desk diary with programme of the      
                                      year:                                 
                                      until March -"Sail the Warspite"      
                                      March-August "Protuguese              
                                      "Codfishermen story                   
23             1950                   Log No. 1 of the schooner "Argus"     
                                      April-May                             
24             1950                   Log No. 2 of the schooner "Argus"     
                                      June-September                        
25             1950                   Notebook March-September 1950 on      
                                      Cod fishing                           
26                                    Notebook history of the "Argus"       
26a                                   Booknotes on the "Argus"              
27             1951                   Diary - domestic diary with family    
                                      notes                                 
28             1951                   Pocket diary - travel notes           
29             1951                   Notebook - notes and addresses        
30             1951-2                 Notebook personal accounts            

Box 82

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
31             1952                   Diary - personal                      
32             1952                   Notebook - notes on Walter Naylor     
                                      and other sailors                     
33             1952                   Notebook - information on ships       
                                      October 1952                          
25             1952                   Desk Diary - with personal and        
                                      domestic notes                        
35             1952                   Notebook May 1952 leaving England     
                                      by "Alcantara" and notes on photos    
                                      taken                                 
36             1952                   Notebook June 3-30 on the barque      
                                      "Sagres"                              
37             1953                   Desk diary - business and domestic    
                                      notes                                 
38             1953                   Pocket diary - business and           
                                      domestic notes                        
39             1953                   Notebook May 1953 - Tuna fishing      
40             1953                   Notebook notes on photographs taken   
41             1953                   Notebook leaving Oxford for U.S.      
                                      -expenses etc.                        
42             1953                   Notebook on film and photos taken     
43             1954                   Diary, programme for the year for     
                                      lectures, broadcasts, articles,       
                                      films etc                             
44             1954                   Diary, personal and domestic notes    
44a            1954                   Notebook on "Bellatrix Voyage" May    
                                      1954                                  
45             1954                   Log book "Eagle Cruise" - narrative   
                                      account 1954                          
46             1954                   Logbook - of the "Pequod" used for    
                                      the filming of 'Moby Dick"            
                                      September-October                     
46a            1954                   Chief Officer's Logbook, Ship         
                                      "Pequod"                              
47             1954                   Notebook - notes on missing ships     
                                      October 1945-1955                     
48             1955                   Pocket diary - appointments and       
                                      addresses                             
49             1955                   Notebook - notes on U.S. trip and     
                                      expenses                              
50             1955                   Notebook January-April notes on       
                                      U.S. trip and accounts                
51             1955                   Notebook May notes on Portugal trip   
                                      - "Gil Eanes"                         
52             1955                   Logbook May 1955 on ship "Gil Eanes"  
53             1955                   Desk diary mostly domestic            
                                      appointments                          
54             1955                   Notebook - Norwegian sailing          
                                      vessels missing                       
55             1955                   Notebook - August-September notes     
                                      at Lloyds                             

Box 83

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
56             1956                   Pocket diary - personal diary and     
                                      addresses                             
57             1956                   Diary - travel arrangements, London   
                                      Rome, Karachi                         
58             1956                   Diary January-March mostly N.         
                                      Villiers' appointments                
59             1956                   Notebook - Baggvala voyage to         
                                      Maldives                              
60             1956                   Notebook Pakistan, Goa, Ceylon        
61             1956                   Notebook requirements, expenses       
62             1957                   Diary personal and business           
                                      appointments                          
63             1957                   Notebook September-October U.S.A.     
                                      trip, expenses etc                    
64             1958                   Notebook February 1958-March work     
                                      programme U.K. lectures               
65             1958                   Notebook, May-June fo. notes for      
                                      voyage of the "Marcel B. surdo"       
66             1958                   Chief Officers' Log book, June 1958   
                                      - August 1958 "Marcel B.  Surdo"      
                                      Italy to Spain                        
67             1958                   Copy of agreement "Marcel B. Surdo"   
68             1958                   List of crew "Marcel B. Surdo"        
69             1958                   Pocket note book - Programme USA      
                                      October-November 1958 expenses etc    
70             1959                   Diary - personal and business         
                                      appointments                          
71             1959                   Notebook March 1959 checklist for     
                                      Voyage "Cristoden"                    
72             1959                   Chief Officers' Log book, May 1959    
                                      "Cristoden" from Port Dinorwic to     
                                      Scots Cruise                          
73             1959                   Lloyd's Policy - "Cristoden"          
74             1959                   List of crew - "Cristoden" April      
                                      1959                                  
75             1959                   Journal - "Cristoden" April-July      
                                      Book 1                                
76             1959                   Journal - "Cristoden"                 
                                      July-September Book 2                 
77             1959                   Notebook, November-December US trip   
78             1960                   Notebook - US trip, programme and     
                                      expenses April 1960                   
79             1960                   Chief Officer's Log Book, cruise on   
                                      the "Tectona", SW England, June 1960  
80             1960                   List of crew "Tectona" June 1960      
81             1960                   Journal                               
82             1960                   Notebook - photograph records on      
                                      "Tectona"                             
83             1960                   Journal August-September "Tectona"    
84             1960                   Notebook August-September records     
                                      of photographs and expenses           
85             1960                   Notebook September-December US trip   
                                      expenses - programme                  

Box 84

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
86             1961                   Diary - personal and appointments     
87             1961                   Notebook Lecture trip UK (February    
                                      1961)                                 
88             1961                   Notebook Washington trip (March       
                                      1961)                                 
89             1961                   Logbook Journal on the "Marcel" and   
                                      "Angiola"                             
90             1961                   Notebook "Angiola" August-September   
91             1961                   Notebook US trip lecture tour,        
                                      expenses, programme                   
92             1961                   Notebook trip to Devon December       
                                      1961 expenses programme               
93             1961                   Diary - personal appointment diary    
94             1961                   Notebook - Scandinavian trip          
95             1961                   Notebook - Washington - Savarmah      
                                      trip March-April                      
96             1962                   Notebook - Australian trip May-July   
                                      expenses etc                          
97             1962                   Notebook on Australia - August 1962   
98             1962                   Notebook on Australia - Tasmania      
99             1962                   Notebook on Australia August 1962     
100            1962                   Notebook on Australia Alice Spring,   
                                      Darwin September-December             
101            1963                   Notebook Washington trip December     
                                      1962-January 1963                     
102            1963                   Notebook on expenses US tour          
                                      October-December 1963                 
103            1963                   Notebook on West Coast trip           
                                      November 1963 expenses                
104            1964                   Diary - Appointments                  
105            1964                   Notebook on expenses February 1964    
                                      leaving                               
                                      Oxford-Cairo-Singapore-Sydney etc     
106            1964                   Journal May-June Lisbon-Bermuda Race  
107            1964                   Notebook October 1964 Copenhagen      
                                      Grethe                                
108            1964                   Notebook US trip                      
109            1964                   US trip expenses                      
110            1964                   US trip                               
111            1964                   Notebook on expenses 1964-1965 on     
                                      "Grethe"                              
112            1965                   Diary personal appointments, Nancy    
                                      and Alan                              
113            1965                   Notebook Hollywood "Hawaii"           
                                      expenses etc                          
114            1965                   Notebook August - notes on Fens       
                                      Bluntisham                            
115            1965                   Notebook October notes on Endeavour   
                                      Project                               
116            1965                   Journal on the bark "Wandia"          
117            1966                   Diary - personal appointment diary    
118            1966                   Pocket diary personal appointment     
                                      diary                                 
119            1966                   Notebook on expenses May-October      
                                      "Holland"                             
120            1967                   Desk diary with programme for the     
                                      year                                  
121            1967                   Notebook on US trip February-March    
                                      and expenses                          
122            1967                   Pocket diary                          
123            1967                   Journal of a Voyage Vol. 1            
                                      July-September                        
124            1967                   Journal of a Voyage Vol. 2            
                                      September-November                    
125            1967                   Notebook August-September Galapagos   
                                      Island etc                            
126            1967                   Notebook October - Darwin story       

Box 85

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
127            1968                   Desk diary with project for the       
                                      year and work done                    
128            1968                   Pocket diary appointment diary        
129            1968                   Notebook June trip to Germany         
130            1968                   Notebook June Hamburg trip            
131            1969                   Desk diary - work programme           
132            1969                   Notebook December 1968 - sailing on   
                                      "Nonsuch"                             
133            1969                   Notebook July 1969                    
134            1969                   Journal August-September 1969         
135            1969                   Notebook - "Arctic"                   
136            1970                   Diary with year planner               
137            1970                   Pocket diary - few entries            
138            1970                   Notebook January - Chile via USA      
                                      expenses                              
139            1970                   Notebook January notes on Captain     
                                      Mictke and others                     
140            1970                   Notebook                              
141            1971                   Desk diary with year planner          
142            1971                   Notebook leave Oxford for France,     
                                      June                                  
143            1971                   Notebook on France                    
                                                                            

Box 86

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
144            1972                   Diary with year planner               
145            1972                   Notebook Devon-Bristol expenses etc   
146            1972                   Notebook Oxford-Devon                 
147            1972                   Notebook notes on travel expenses     
                                      Oxford-Madrid-Florida-Argentine etc   
148            1973                   Notebook with year planner            
149            1973                   February-April notes on US trip       
150            1973                   Notebook notes on expenses            
151            1973                   Notebook notes on expenses            
                                      Sweden-Finland                        
152            1974                   Diary and year planner                
153            1974                   Journal South America May 1974        
154            1974                   Notebook South America expenses       
155            1975                   Diary                                 
156            1975                   Journal - Spain, South America,       
                                      January-May                           
157            1975                   Notebook on Spain-Portugal January    
                                      1975                                  
158            1975                   Notebook Straits of Magellan          
159            1975                   Notebook to Guam                      
                                                                            

Box 87

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
160            1976                   Diary                                 
161-175                               Undated diaries, notebooks etc        
161                                   Address book                          
162                                   Notes on Indo-China                   
163                                   Notes on navigation                   
164                                   Notes on "Gazela", fishing in New     
                                      Foundland                             
165                                   Miscellaneous notes                   
166                                   Miscellaneous notes                   
167                                   Miscellaneous notes                   
168                                   Miscellaneous notes                   
169                                   Miscellaneous notes                   
170                                   Private log of a voyage in the        
                                      "Grace Harwar"                        
171                                   Private log on the Grain Race         
172                                   Private log on fishing vessels        
173                                   Private log on East Anglia, first     
                                      trip etc                              
174                                   Private log miscellaneous             

SERIES 5 CONTRACTS - AGREEMENTS - ACCOUNTS

Box 88

                                                                            
Item No.                                                                    
                                                                            
1              1953                   Cashbook - personal expenditure       
2              1954                   Cashbook - household accounts         
3              1962                   Cashbook - expense account            
                                      Australian Tour                       
4              1962                   Cashbook - expenditure - "Cristoden"  
5              1070                   Cashbook - "Kungsholm"                
6              1971-8                 Cashbook - Account book               
                                                                            
Folder                                                                      
                                                                            
697            1925-45                Contracts and Agreements              
698            1945-60                Accounts - receipts                   

SERIES 6 FILMS AND FILMSCRIPTS

Box 90

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
699-671       "Windjammer" and other narrations, correspondence with       
              Cinemiracel Prod. 1956-1958                                  
672           "The Mutineers" correspondence with G.W. Films notes and     
              shooting schedule 1961                                       
673-5         "Hawaii" motion picture - correspondence, notes call         
              sheets and shooting schedule 1964-65                         
676           "Before The Mast" BBC film 1971                              
677           "Sailing For The Movies - article - captions 1965            
678-9         "Moby Dick" John Huston's production scripts and call        
              sheets etc. 1954                                             
679A          GOA and DIU research material photos and notebook            

SERIES 7 WAR SERVICE

Box 90

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
680           Personal war letters 1941-5, also small purse with "Nancy    
              Villiers" identifications tag                                

Item No.                                                                   
                                                                           
1             1941              Navigating officer's notebook              
2             1941              Personal diary                             
3             1942              Notebook on HMRML 513                      
4             1942              Personal diary Scotland                    
5             1942              Personal diary St Christopher Scotland     
6             1942              Pay and identity book                      
7             1943              Navigating officers notebook               
                                -Mediteranean                              
8             1943              Personal diary                             
9             1943-04           W/T Operator's Log and diary - north       
                                Atlantic                                   
10            1944              Personal diary OBAN - Scotland             
11            1944              Calendar - appointments etc                
12            1944              Diary - squadron                           
13            1944              Personal diary                             
14            1945              Calendar diary - 'A' Squadron, Saigon      
15            1945              Journal Oban-Biscay-Malta-Port Said        
116021        1945              Navigating officer's notebooks             
22            1946              Navigating officer's notebook              
23-25                           Undated navigating notebooks               
26-27                           Church Service books                       

Box 91

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
681           Correspondence 1938-44 A.V. appointment to Lieutenant RNVR   
              Hornet 1940                                                  
682-686       Naval messages, operation orders, squadron reports 1943-5    
687-689       Squadron histories - Flight U, XQ                            
                                                                           

Box 92

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
690-697       Squadron histories, memorandas - reports, mostly 1944-6      
                                                                           

Box 93

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
698-699       10th flight sailing orders 1943                              
700           Force "L" memoranda 1944                                     
701-702       Records and reports of officers                              
                                                                           
                                                                           

Box 94

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
703           HMS "Furious" 1941                                           
704           Operation "Husky" 1943                                       
705           Operation "Baxton" 1943                                      
7065          Operation "Corkscrew" 1943                                   
707-8         Operation "Neptune" May-June 1944                            
709           Operation "Tiderace"                                         
710           Flight 'A' Subic Bay 1946                                    
                                                                           

Box 95

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
711           Book information for childrens' book "Tanki"                 
712           Lecture notes, reports "HMS St Christopher" 1941             
713           Lecture notes on navigation                                  
714-6         Miscellaneous notes, accounts, newspaper cuttings, some      
              photographs                                                  
717           RNVR reunion, postwar service 194601977                      
                                                                           

Box 96

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
718-721       Aircraft recognition lectures and handbooks                  
                                                                           

Box 97

                                                                           
              Handbooks and silhouette cards on aircraft recognition and   
              navy publications                                            

Material in the collection relating to the ship "Joseph Conrad" (See also folders 225, 455)

SERIES 8 BOX 98-102

Box 98

                                                                           
Item No.                                                                   
                                                                           
1             Official log book, ship "Joseph Conrad", starting from 16    
              October 1934, Ipswich (1 vol.)                               
2             Volume entitled "Ship Joseph Conrad (ex Georg Stage).        
              Private journal kept by A. Villiers, begun at Copenhagen,    
              August 29, 1934".  Ends on Monday, 12 October                
3             Navigation notes for "Joseph Conrad" (1 vol.)                
4             Record book, crew of Joseph Conrad (i.e. wages) from 1       
              September 1934 (1 vol.)                                      
5             "Accounts of the Ship Joseph Conrad".  Begun Copenhagen,     
              August/September 1934 (1 vol.)                               
6             "Account of amounts received, A.J. Villiers, Ship Joseph     
              Conrad".  Begun at Ipswich, 18 September 1934 (1 vol.)       
7             Work book, Ship Joseph Conrad,29 October 1934 to 3           
              December 1934 (1 vol.)                                       
8             "Work Book, Ship Joseph Conrad".  4 December (1934?) -21     
              February (1935?) (1 vol.)                                    
                                                                           

Boxes 99-101

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
723-742       48 manila files of correspondence, accounts, photographs,    
              cuttings, all relating to the "Joseph Conrad" and arranged   
              alphabetically (2 boxes)                                     
                                                                           
Folio item                                                                 
                                                                           
15            "A modelcraft drawing of Joseph Conrad, ex Georg Stage" (1   
              large sheet)                                                 
16            Drawing of model of Joseph Conrad, scale 1/4" = 1' (1        
              large sheet)                                                 
                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
722           Original notice for the "Joseph Conrad", headed "Vessels     
              for sale, Kobenhavns Skibssalgs - Bureau, 1934".  A note     
              in Villiers' handwriting is attached: "This changed my       
              life". (1 p.)                                                
              Various booklets, small rough drawings, prospectuses,        
              printed articles, letters about the "Joseph Conrad" from     
              its earliest days as the "Georg State" (included with        
              above item in one folder)                                    
                                                                           
Item No.                                                                   
                                                                           
9             Bound scrap album of cuttings about the voyage of the        
              "Joseph Conrad", 1934-38.  Included is publicity material    
              such as printed "Prospectus of a voyage in a sailing         
              ship".  (1 vol.)                                             
                                                                           

Box 102

                                                                           
Item No.                                                                   
                                                                           
10 & 11       Two cuttings albums containing reviews of The Cruise of      
              the Conrad.  From April 1937 to about September 1937. (2     
              vol.)                                                        
                                                                           
Folio Items                                                                
                                                                           
12-14         Three flimsy scrapbooks of cuttings, letters, photographs    
              about the voyage of the "Joseph Conrad" (3 Vol.)             
                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
743-747       Lecture notes, drafts, correspondence etc. concerning the    
              Joseph Conrad 1947-77                                        
                                                                           
* Note        There could be additional material in the general groups     
              such as photographs, drawings, cuttings, diaries,            
              especially as many items are not annotated and may be        
              readily identifiable only to a skilled researcher.           

SERIES 9: MAYFLOWER II

Box 103

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
748-750       Mayflower project.  First report and correspondence          
              November 1955-                                               
751-754       Mayflower Crew - letter of application to sail the           
              "Mayflower" etc.                                             
755           "Mayflower" - London committee correspondence                
756           "Mayflower" project - technical, and ship accounts           
                                                                           

Box 104

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
757           Building of the "Mayflower", newspaper cuttings, some        
              correspondence 1956                                          
758           Sketches and photographs of the "Mayflower II"               
759           Plans of the "Mayflower"                                     
760           US visit November 1956                                       
761-3         Correspondence - "Mayflower" project US                      
764-5         Newspaper clippings 1955-57                                  
                                                                           

Box 105

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
766                                                                        
                                                                           
Item No                                                                    
                                                                           
1             Logbook                                                      
2             List of crew and official logbook                            
3             Mayflower journal                                            
4             Presentation - Mayor of the City of New York                 
5             official Souvenir book                                       
                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
767           Agreement - Proclamation correspondence with Fension         
768           Bankruptcy of Mayflower project                              
                                                                           

Box 106

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
769-778       Correspondence, literary manuscript, drafts, articles,       
              lectures etc. 1956-1970                                      
                                                                           

Box 107

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
779-780       The Mayflower Story and other printed material               
                                                                           
Item No                                                                    
                                                                           
6-24          Magazines and pamphlet on the Mayflower project              

SERIES 10: CAPTAIN JAMES COOK AND THE ENDEAVOUR

(See also folder 99)

Endeavour project - Alan Villiers' alphabetical files

Box 108

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
781-783       A - Application, Crew 1962-1964                              
784           B - Correspondence with Bell, Bideford etc                   
785           C - Correspondence with Cauvin etc                           
786           D - Correspondence with Dickson etc                          
787           E - Early letters, Endeavour project                         
788-790       E - Endeavour project, correspondence "HMS Endeavour"        
              trust 1964-66                                                
                                                                           

Box 109

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
791           F - Correspondence with Fletcher 1961-5                      
792-795       G - Correspondence General 1961-1965                         
796           G - Correspondence Malcolm Glasier 1963-6                    
797           G - Correspondence Government, Gulbenkian 1966               
798           H+L- Correspondence Hawaii - Legal 1965-6                    
799           L - Correspondence London Committee 1966                     
                                                                           

Box 110

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
800           M - Correspondence Charles Madden 1966                       
801           M - Correspondence MGM Film and minutes of meetings          
              Endeavour trust                                              
802           N - Correspondence G. Naish National Geographical Society    
803           N-O - Correspondence New Zealand visit                       
804           P - Correspondence Press and publicity                       
805           R - Correspondence Randwick Historical Society Requests etc  
806           R - Correspondence Rigging and sail                          
807           S+T - Correspondence Sydney Committee, Timber for building   
808           W - Correspondence N.K. Wallis                               
809           W - Correspondence Wicksteed                                 
                                                                           

Box 111

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
810-813       Correspondence 1964-67                                       
814-816       Reproduction of Endeavour, specifications, sketches,         
              plans, notes, etc                                            
817           Sketches, some correspondence, registration and agreement    
              to build the "Endeavour"                                     
818           Illustrations and printed materials Folio item   Blue        
              prints and sketches (in elephant folio drawer)               
                                                                           

Box 112

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
819           Correspondence concerning Captain Cook book 1962-6           
820           Correspondence with Professor Beaglehole 1969 British        
              Museum 1969                                                  
821           Captain Cook - historical information                        
822           Photographs of prints and paintings relating to Captain      
              Cook's voyage                                                
823-825       Newspaper cuttings - press releases                          
                                                                           

Box 113

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
826           Notes and information, some correspondence and one notebook  
827           Notes and notebook and draft 1964                            
828           Correspondence 1977-70                                       
829           Correspondence 1970-1978 some printed material               
830-831       Drafts and manuscripts                                       
                                                                           

Box 114

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
832           James Cook as a Seaman - manuscript                          
833-834       Captain James Cook drafts                                    
835-839       James Cook, the Seaman's Seaman complete manuscript          
                                                                           

Box 115

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
840-841       James Cook edited version and 2nd revision                   
842-844       James Cook complete manuscript                               
845-846       James Cook draft, handwritten                                
847           James Cook book review                                       
                                                                           

Box 116

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
848           The Genius of James Cook - draft                             
              The Seaman's Seaman - printed, some correspondence 1969      
              and newspaper-cuttings                                       
849-852       Printed material, reprints and magazines                     

SERIES 11: FRANCIS DRAKE

Box 117

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
853-855       One diary September 1972 - December 1972                     
              One notebook 1972-3                                          
              Correspondence November 1971-1974, some notes,               
              photographs, press clippings concerning Francis Drake and    
              re-building the Golden Hind"                                 
856-7         Manuscript Francis Drake : Pirate Who Changed the world,     
              correspondence with N.G.M. 1973-74                           
858-860       Research material, drafts, photos, and other information     
              on the "Drake Story"                                         
861           Miscellaneous drafts on Francis Drake                        
762           Newspaper cuttings, printed and photocopied material         

SERIES 12: CHARLES DARWIN

Box 118

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
863           Correspondence 1964-69 with M.G.M. concerning "Charles       
              Darwin" story                                                
864-867       Handwritten and typed drafts of In the Wake of Charles       
              Darwin                                                       
868           Proof of article and newspaper cuttings etc cuttings from    
              Time magazine                                                

SERIES 13: ARABIA, ARABIAN SEA, EAST AFRICA

Box 119

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
15            Diaries, journals and notebooks 1938-9                       
3             Diaries, notebooks, 1960-1967                                
2             Handbooks in Arabic                                          
                                                                           

Box 120

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
869-874       Arabia, Kuwait - mostly correspondence, also articles,       
              photos and press cuttings 1938-1978                          
875           "The Story of The Duow" article and correspondence           
                                                                           

Box 121

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
876           "Voyage in a Kuwait-Boom" draft also re-prints of "Sailing   
              With The Arabs", some correspondence, notes and newspaper    
              cuttings                                                     
877-878       "Sons of Sinbad" complete manuscript                         
879           "Around the Coast of Arabia" and other articles              
880-881       Correspondence concerning reprints of Arab seafaring         
              articles                                                     

SERIES 14: NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM

Box 122

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
882-884       General correspondence 1948-1974                             
885-886       Correspondence with Basil Greenhill                          
887           Miscellaneous correspondence                                 
888           Symposium 1970--75                                           
889           Publication Committee 1972-3                                 
890           Printed N.M.M. material                                      

SERIES 15: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Box 123

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
891           Correspondence, travel arrangements                          
892-874       Correspondence, accounts financial concerning articles,      
              T.V. talks etc                                               
898           Correspondence, Christmas project                            
899           Correspondence, personal - Grant, Leng Grosvenors            
                                                                           

Box 124

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
900-901       Correspondence, Melville B. Grasvenor                        
902-905       Correspondence, articles, drafts etc                         
906           Correspondence, Andy Poggenpohl                              
906           Correspondence, and photos of old ships                      
907           Draft: "Evolution of a Ship"                                 
908           Correspondence and directives on "Thames Barges"             
                                                                           

Box 125

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
909           Correspondence and draft - "Henry the Navigator"             
910-911       Correspondence and Information on 'Australia                 
912           Draft of the Magellan Story                                  
913           Correspondence, small notebook travelling to the Maldives    
914           Correspondence Operation Sail                                
915           Correspondence Ships and Sea                                 
916           Correspondence Article, notes and note-book on St Giles      
              Fair                                                         

SERIES 16: NONSUCH COMMITTEE

917-922       Correspondence mostly with Hudson Bay & Co. photocopies of   
              letters, some photos specification and crew application      
              19689                                                        

SERIES 17: OVERSEAS VISITS

Box 127

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
925-930       Correspondence - mostly about visits to Australia -Papua     
              new Guinea, France, New Zealand, Pacific, Portugal and       
              South America                                                

SERIES 18: FILES ON LECTURES

Box 128

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
931           Lecture notes on: "Portuguese Grand Bankers" (Fishing on     
              the Grand Banks) Greenwich 1951                              
932           Lecturing Oxford and Cambridge 1952-67                       
933           Lecturing Germany - UK 1966-67                               
934           Lecturing Portugal November 1966                             
935-940       Lecture tours USA - notes and information etc. 1957-1973     

SERIES 19: WORK BY OTHERS

Box 129

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
941-948       Logbook 1918-19 and writings by other sea Captains, 
              some documents and historical pamphlets, ph/e of official log books 

SERIES 20: RESEARCH MATERIAL ON SHIPS

Box 130

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
949           Thames Barges some correspondence and printed material       
950-951       "Balcutha" restoration of the ship, correspondence and       
              reports 1954-55                                              
952           Specification for Vessels on sale 1935-1938                  
953-955       "Sailing Ship Models" correspondence                         
956           Fendall Marbury invention on ship propulsion                 
957           "The Dynaship" specification, blueprints, drawings and       
              photos                                                       

SERIES 21: MAPS AND CHARTS: Folio Run

Box A Six     Folders of blueprints and drawings of sailing ships - for    
              folio run                                                    
                                                                           
Box B Five    Five folders of land and sea maps                            
              One bundle of land and sea maps, in folio run                

SERIES 22: PHOTOGRAPHS

Box 131

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
958           Photographs of Alan Villiers and other sailors               
959           Photographs of sailing ships and boat building               
960           Plates for National Geographical Society                     
961           Plates for the Film "Hawaii" and others                      
962           Snapshots and postcards of sailing ships                     
963           Photograph album:  Portraits of Alan Villier's and           
              snapshots of family friends and sailing ships                

SERIES 23: SCRAPBOOKS

Box 132

                                                                           
Book                                                                       
                                                                           
1             1923-1924     Miscellaneous newspaper clippings              
2             1928          Miscellaneous newspaper clippings              
3-4           1929-1931     Mostly reviews of Alan Villier's book By the   
                            Way of Cape Horn (see also Series 3)           

SERIES 24: NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS

Box 133

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
964-972       1920-1936 Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings                   
                                                                           

Box 134

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
973-981       1937-1953 Miscellaneous newspapers cuttings                  
                                                                           

Box 135

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
989-994       1953-1956 Mostly book reviews                                
983-984       Contain reviews from German newspapers                       
                                                                           

Box 136

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
989-994       1956-1959 Book reviews of the Mayflower II and of other      
              books by A. Villiers                                         
                                                                           

Box 137

                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
995-1000      1900-1972 Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings                   

SERIES 25: PRINTED MATERIAL

Box 138

                                                                           
Item                                                                       
                                                                           
1-24          Pamphlets, reports etc. on Australian Aborigines             
                                                                           

Box 139

                                                                           
Item                                                                       
                                                                           
25            Phonographic phrase book - by Pitman                         
26-60         Magazines, journals and reprints of articles                 
61            Miscellaneous items, book covers etc. Alan J. Villiers       
              honorary membership flag 1949 - Adventure Club, Chicago      
              Travel brochures Tourist guides                              
                                                                           
Folder                                                                     
                                                                           
1001          Material added 2.10.'85:  reunion cards, Sea history No.32,    
              Summer 1984 p.13-26 articles on Alan Villiers