4 sub-files of correspondence relating to the acquisition of models for the Museum. Consists of:
1) Mr Denny C Stokes: Correspondence with Mr Stokes regarding his proposal to make models of different battle scenes to present to the Museum. Includes leaflets on his work, correspondence regarding supply of reference material from the Museum to help him make models, correspondence regarding repair of models, press cuttings relating to his work.
2) Tanks: 4 sub-sub files relating to model tanks. Includes:
1- Models from Central Ordnance Depot: Correspondence with Central Ordnance Depot regarding loan of 14 scale models of tanks and model cars. Includes issue slips for items.
2- Mr BG Peter: Correspondence regarding the construction of a model Sherman Tank for the Museum
3- Model of Churchill Tank: Correspondence regarding donation of a model of a Churchill tank from Vauxhall motors, and the loan and return of this to Bassett-Lowke for repairs.
4- Model of German Maus Tank: Correspondence regarding donation of wooden model of a German Maus tank from the Control Commission for Germany.
Also press cutting and letter regarding place of model tank in Museum.
3) Taranto Exhibit: Correspondence with Fairey Aviation Limited regarding donation and captioning of model of Taranto action. Also press cuttings relating to the donation
4) Armoured Fighting Vehicles/ Transport Vehicles: 3 sub-sub files relating to acquisition of models of armoured fghting vehicles and transport vehicles. Includes:
1- Field-Marshal Lord Montgomery's Car 'Old Faithful': Correspondence regarding construction of model of Lord Montgomery's car Old Faithful, with mention of models of WVS cycle and a jeep also.
2- Royal Arsenal/ Royal Gun and Carriage Factories: Correspondence with the Royal Ordanance regarding possible model howitzers for the Museum, also with Ministry of Supply regarding models of various types of Ordnance, acquisition of Matadors from ROF Woolwich, list of suggested models for the Museum.
3- Loose Items: Loose correspondence relating to various models. Topics covered include list of German AFVs, supply of photographs from the Ministry of Supply to make models from, supply of drawings for models, labelling of models, acquisition of scale models of fighting vehicles from the Ministry of Supply.