Lovelock archive funders

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Dear Board of Trustees of the Science Museum,

Hi, your website says "The Lovelock archive was acquired for the Science Museum with support from a number of generous individuals, corporations and charitable foundations."

Could you let me know which individuals, corporations and charitable foundations these were please?

Yours faithfully,

Alice Bell

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Dear Alice Bell,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act (2000) request dated 9th
April 2014 with regards to 'supporters' of the Lovelock Archive and
current Science Museum [1]Lovelock exhibit. As you can see this exhibit
forms part of the Museum’s on-going Climate Changing Program of events.

 

The list of sponsors who made a financial contribution to the acquisition
of the Lovelock Archive can be found on the Science Museum's freely
available [2]annual review (please see page 73).

 

Additionally a similar list of supporters relating to the current gallery
– be they financial sponsors or research advisers - is also publicly
displayed as you walk into the exhibition space. I therefore wish you all
the best with your research and trust this information is of some use to
you.

 

Rory Cook

Collections Information Officer

Corporate & Collections Information

 

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