A lettter addressed to Mr Edmund Norris, oar and scull maker from Putney. Dated c1907, the letter is from H.M Goldsmith of Cambridge. The letter states how good Edmund Norris' tubular oars are, and orders an identical pair to use at Henley Royal Regatta.
From a collection of material, including patent letters, medals and documents relating to the Norris family. Edmund Norris, oar and scull manufacturer invented the 'tubular oar'.
Henley Royal Regatta July 1995, Regatta Magazine's Souvenir Guide (cost £2).
Includes articles about Steve Redgrave and information relating to Henley.
Full colour supplement, 41pp, with photos, articles and advertisements.
Glass plate negative of an old Henley Royal Regatta Programme of 'entrances' for the Grand Challenge Cup, Town Challenge up and the District Challenge Cup on July 1st & 2nd 1840.
A George Bushell Collection (Part of negative set number 162 in George Bushell's notebook]
George Bushell came to Henley in 1919 and took over the task of taking photographs of Henley and its surroundings from two predecessors, called Marsh and Marshall. Bushell died in the 1960s but his business was carried on by his son and grandson. It is his grandson, also called George Bushell, who has donated this important collection of photographs and glass plate negatives to the Museum. This unique collection provides a fascinating view of the changing face of Henley and the Thames over the last century.
Henley Royal Regatta 1991, Regatta mementos order booklet.
Orange A5 booklet (four leaf fold-out) with black printed booking form on the front and inside are the mementos listed with prices and details.
Henley Royal Regatta 1992, traffic flow document with a map showing tents, and car access.
Yellow sheet of paper with black text and a red Henley Royal Regatta logo centre top on the front. On the reverse is a black printed map with traffic routes marked with red arrows.