Captain Stanley Lord, Master of the Californian
The collection contains documents dated between 1891 and 1997 and mainly concerns the campaign to clear Captain Lord of the accusations levelled against him with regard to the sinking of Titanic. It contains Captain Lord’s career papers, and some contemporary items from 1912. The majority of the material is related to the actions of the M.M.S.A and Leslie Harrison from 1958 onwards. As well as providing evidence for the arguments both for and against Captain Lord, the collection also demonstrates the continuing level of public interest in the sinking of Titanic and the strength of feeling and activities of Titanic enthusiasts and specialists.