The National Museum of Computing
The UKSRC now has a permanent display of slide rules and information at Bletchley
On Saturday, January 24, Hon. Ed., PeterHopp, Dave Nichols and Tom Martin assembled
at TNMOC with a selection of slide rules and set the display up. A planned special
display of Unique rules had to be temporarily abandoned due to lack of space. In view
of the generosity of the Museum in supplying two secure glass cabinets complete with
lighting, we believe any further cabinets be at least part funded by the UKSRC.
With this in mind we will be launching an appeal for funds from members (details in
The Museum has also supplied stands for the rules and holders for information cards.
On another wall we have a panel with information and details of the UKSRC.
This co-operation between ourselves and TNMOC will be of benefit to both parties by
advancing our profiles.
We cannot emphasise enough our thanks to TNMOC and all their volunteers for the great
interest they have taken in this project and we look forward to the development of
It has been mooted that we should hold a future meeting at Bletchley Park and this
subject will be raised at our meeting in April. A brief taster of our display is given
here. Further images can be seen on both our and TNMOC websites.
We hope many of you will visit Bletchley Park but if this is not possible, take a look at
The above was taken from an article in Skid Stick Issue 31.
Clicking on the thumbnails below will provide much larger pictures.