History of dating in 1818
The records help to precisely reconstruct the historical event and to clarify significant aspects of Sicilian archaeology during the early Bourbon period, with regard to the enforcement of laws on archaeological heritage protection, the ambiguous role of the local and state authorities, and their potential abuse of power when dealing with serendipitous discoverers of antiquities. The Intendant replied on May 28, reporting that the coins had been delivered to two local priests for safekeeping.
Location: Mostly shelved in the areas 431 - 462; 953 - 965; 977 - 990; B.1-746 (the 'Banksian Tracts'). Reference: ‘The Scholarly library and collections of knowledge of Sir Joseph Banks’, by R Joppien and N Chambers. In 1835 a patent was taken out for a burglar-resistant safe and by the mid 1840s Chubb had become a household name, even appearing in playbills and popular verses of the time.Describes collections which are associated with a particular person (e.g. Most are not identified as 'part of a collection' in Explore the British Library. Scope: Title-pages, fragments of printed books and other material dating from 1528 to 1715, and intended to document the history of printing. A set of facsimiles printed from the microfilm are shelved in the Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAX Bagford Ballads. Scope: A collection of songs dating from around 1807 to around 1860. After the invention and patenting of the Detector Lock, Charles Chubb opened a factory in Wolverhampton and concentrated on the manufacture and sale of locks, as well as the development of further security products.By 1827 Chubb was supplying wrought iron doors, safes and boxes, to order, with locks.
Hurricanes and fires have forced renovations over the years, most recently in 1948, establishing its current art deco style.