Thanks very much for those observations. I had meant to send the message
privately to Ken, not being aware it was addressed to the list. But this
does give the opportunity to emphasise the great debt that the British
Library, and all who use its collections, owe to Peter's decisive and
forward-looking action over the MoD maps.
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From: "Richard Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 6:39 PM
Subject: Re: Annual reminder for 'Chronicle'
> Peter Clark has done a good deal of behind-the-scenes work, though
> admittedly he hasn't published much. He has done quite a lot for the OS
> half-inch map of Great Britain (reported briefly in Sheetlines 9,
> Easter 1984), and a good deal for the MoD map collection. The dispatch
> of the older MoD collection to the BLML a few years ago can be seen as
> the long-term influence of Peter's work.
> Richard Oliver