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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Transport

National, Special and University

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

  • Michael G Satow, Indian railway enthusiast: papers, articles and photographs 1845-1990 (Mss Eur F 290)

University of Cambridge, Churchill Archives Centre

  • J Philip Smith, aeronautical engineer: papers rel to the European Airbus and other aircraft 1965-80 (SMTH)

Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Thomas Brassey, engineer: corresp rel to a tender for the construction of the Taw Vale railway 1850
  • Frank Smith: research papers rel to railway contractors
  • Francis Trevithick, locomotive engineer: drawings of Great Western Railway structures c1830-39

University of Leeds, Liddle Collection

  • Erich Sommer, Luftwaffe pilot: typescript recollections 1939-45 (19/10/95)
  • William Mahony, Administrative Staff College (London buses) and Royal Flying Corps: letters, diaries and photo albums (16/11/95)

University of London, Liddell Hart Centre For Military Archives

  • Rear Admiral Arthur Seymour Bolt: transcripts of lectures HMS Theseus in the Korean War and some special problems of naval aviation in that theatre 1951, Minesweeping Wellingtons, Part 1: equipment and technique: early operations in the Thames Estuary 1979
  • Sqn Ldr Francis Butcher: flying logbooks rel to training, as pupil and subsequently as an instructor 1937-45, photograph album rel to the construction of the Mosul Bridge, Iraq, by 18th Indian Div RE 1920
  • Sqn Ldr Chariton Haw: corresp, cuttings and photographs rel to his service with 81 Sqn, RAF in Vianga, North Russia 1941
  • Brig C E M Herbert: papers rel to a railway feasibility study in Tanganyika 1930, report as Commander of 501 Inter-Service Mission, on transportation and proposed military bases, East Africa 1945
  • Col Cyril Morgan: papers incl flying logbooks rel to his service as an Army Glider pilot 1943-49

National Railway Museum

  • Kennedy Henderson Ltd, locomotive engineers: records incl drawings of locomotives and rolling stock for railways in South America and Africa c1900-70 (1995-7017)
  • Charles C Green, Director of Promotions, New York Worlds Fair: album rel to the tour of the USA by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway engine Coronation Scot 1939 (1995-7754)
  • Francis Trevithick, locomotive engineer: papers incl lithographs of Great Western Railway locomotive Firefly, plans and papers rel to the Grand Junction Railway and London & North Western Railway, drawings of machinery and tools at Crewe Works and drawings of locomotive Cornwall 1838-57 (1995-7773)
  • Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd, locomotive mfrs and shipbuilders, Darlington: records, incl order books, locomotive description books and financial records 1823-1901 (1970-413)

Public Record Office

  • National Bus Co: board minutes 1968-91 (FH 11)

Science Museum Library

  • Lancashire & Yorkshire North Eastern Railway: circulars and advertisements rel to its formation (Arch: Lyne)
  • The Engineer: portfolio of lithographed locomotive drawings (12) 1869-81 (MSL 200)

University of Wales, University College of Swansea Library

  • South Wales Transport and predecessor companies: accounts, corresp, deeds and plans 1838-1980 (1995/17)

University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre

  • British Cycling Federation: records (MSS 328/B)
  • Fellowship of Cycling Old Timers: records (MSS 328/B)
  • Eric C Claxton, chief engineer, Stevenage DC (cycleways): papers (MSS 328/B)
  • W Carey & Son, lightweight cycle specialists, Southampton: corresp (MSS 328/B)
  • Midland Counties Cyclists Association: records (MSS 328/B)

Local Repositories in England

Derbyshire Record Office

  • East Midland Motor Services Ltd: minutes, accounts, reports, papers rel to purchase of various bus companies 1921-78
  • Mansfield District Traction Co, Mansfield: accounts, reports 1906-85
  • Chesterfield Transport Ltd, bus company, Chesterfield: records incl papers rel to employee buy-out c1980-90 (D4433)

Devon Record Office

  • Devon and Cornwall Railways: records incl letter books, accounts, ticket issue and stock books, train registers, linemens log books, repair logs, signal failure report forms, cheque registers, station and siding plans, staff records and printed material c1920-1986 (D 5345)

Dorset Record Office

  • W L Legg, haulage contractors, coal merchants and butchers, Puddletown: accounts 1903-62 (D1394)

Lancashire Record Office

  • English Electric Co Ltd, electrical engineers, London: plans of tramcars 1938-51 (DDX 2052)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Leicester Corporation Tramways: conditions of service and conductors application schedule 1906-07 (DE 4746)
  • Photographs of Taylorcraft and Auster aircraft 1940-54 (DE 4749)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • J W Braybrooks, wheelwright and carpenter, Gosberton: records 1942-74 (MISC DON 997)

Greater London: Hackney Archives Department

  • Carless, Capel & Leonard Ltd, petrol and oil refiners, Hackney Wick: records 1860-1988 (D/B/CCL)

West Midlands: Coventry City Record Office

  • Sir W G Armstrong, Whitworth Aircraft Ltd: visitors books, board minutes 1920-69 (ACC 1788)
  • Amalgamated Engineering Workers Union and National Union of Vehicle Builders, Coventry branches: minutes c1920-69 (ACC 1810)

Shropshire Records and Research Centre

  • Great Western Railway: records 1863-1919 (6128)

Surrey Record Office

  • Sale particulars, deeds, turnpike papers and other records, chiefly rel to the Dorking area 18th-20th cent (4414)
  • Andrew Blake & Sons, carmen, Worcester Park: account book; agreements for letting, plan development scheme and deeds 1886-1984 (6285)
  • Civil Aviation Authority: log books, arrivals and departures at Gatwick and Heathrow 1992-93 (6322)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Durham and Tyne Bridge Turnpike Trust: minutes 1854-71
  • Newcastle City Council: City Transport Dept records incl notices to conductors, photographs, Parliamentary plans 1914-17
  • Gateshead & District Tramways Co, Sunderland Road Depot: drivers signing-off books, posters and photograph, parliamentary bills and petitions 1897-1951

Wiltshire County Record Office

  • Kennet & Avon Canal Co: day book of work done on repair and maintenance of canal 1815-23 (2940)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale District Archives

  • Lees and Hebden Bridge Turnpike Trust: statements 1855-62 (MISC 656/60)

Local Repositories in the Wales

Anglesey Record Office

  • Surveyor of Highways, Holyhead area: account book 1869-70 (WM 1709)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Braid Bros Ltd, aeronautical and general engineers, Colwyn Bay: photographic album c1940-45 (DD/DM/1176)

Gwynedd Education and Culture, Caernarfon Area Record Office

  • Chester & Holyhead Railway Co: plans 1846-98 (XM Maps 10029)
  • Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway: photographic collection (XM10101, XS3906)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus District Council, Local Studies Library

Dumfries Archive Centre

  • Southern Garage (Dumfries) Ltd: records and photographs 1928-87 (GGD 253)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Turnhouse Airport: papers rel to extension c1967 (323)
  • Montrose Harbour Board: records incl minute books, letter books, abstract of accounts 1839-1956 (X/403)

Local Repositories in the Channel Islands

  • Cards and volumes rel to vehicle registration in Jersey 1914-93 (JA/72)