Reference numberPB/3/2/1/18
Previous numbersC.106-C.124
TitleNotes, working papers, drafts and correspondence relating to 'Comparison of ancient climates with the ancient latitudes deduced from rock magnetic data'
DescriptionThis paper was referred to as 'Climatology Paper' in many of the documents, and used by Blackett as a running title on his folders.

These folders, though incomplete and disordered, well illustrate Blackett's method of work. In addition to the large proportion of graohs, notes and calculations in his own hand, the correspondence shows his continuous search for information and new data from colleagues, and his incorporation o the latest findings into successive drafts and revisions of his paper.

Correspondence on special topics, eg corals, remains in the relevant folders among the working papers, where Blackett retained it; other correspondence is in his 'Correspondence' folders, C.114-C.123
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