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Major Accessions to Repositories 1996 relating to Transport History

National, Special and University

Aberdeen University, Department of Special Collections and Archives

  • Grampian Regional Transport Ltd, bus service operators, Aberdeen: misc records c1890-1993 (AUL MS 3508)

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

  • Mrs Resy Peake: papers rel to her service with Mechanised Transport Corps 1939-46

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, Maritime Records Centre

  • Mercutio, barque: account book 1845-54 (DX/1594)
  • Robert Adamson, ship's engineer: log written while aboard Guion Line SS Nevada 1887-89 (DX/1668)
  • Albion, barque: misc records incl accounts, captain's corresp, receipts and insurance policies (D/ALB)
  • Marco Polo: log of a voyage from Liverpool to Melbourne 1853

National Railway Museum

  • Cuthbert Grasemann, advertising department, South Eastern & Chatham Railway and Southern Railway: papers c1904-61 (1996-7070)
  • Brian Reed, historian: collections and papers rel to diesel locomotives c1930-70 (1996-7454)
  • Signal Projects Group, Croydon: papers incl layouts, site plans and general files c1920-85
  • British Railways Board: papers rel to visits made by the Chairman and other officials 1976-83 (1996-7912)

Warwick University Modern Records Centre

  • Transport and General Workers' Union (addnl): records incl further papers of Ernest Bevin and records rel to Albert Ernest Stubbs MP (MSS 126)
  • George William Quick Smith (b1905), road transport administrator: draft history of nationalised road haulage (MSS 366)
  • Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom: records 1877-1988 (MSS 367)

Local Repositories

Ceredigion Archives

  • Registry of British ships, Cardigan: transaction register 1855-1969 (TSR)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • East Midland Motor Services Ltd, Chesterfield: records incl those of local bus companies taken over 1929-88 (D4435)

Dundee City Archives

  • Alex Strachan, transport engineer: misc collections and papers rel to Dundee and Tayside buses c1926-90 (GD/X300)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Port Talbot Railway & Docks Co records c1890-1920

  • Jersey Airport records 1937-94 (D/A)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Rishton & Antley Motor Co Ltd, coach operators, Accrington: records c1920 (DDX 2114 Acc 8086)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Leicester Railway Historical Society: minutes and misc records 1954-73 (DE4871)
  • 6th Leicestershire Regt: transport platoon roll 1914-16 (DE4958)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • London Regional Passenger Committee: corresp and papers mainly rel to the processing of complaints against London Transport and British Rail 1990-94 (LRPC)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Co records 1829-1960 (Acc 9694)
  • Isle of Man Railway Co records 1886-1970 (Acc 9653)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Great Yarmouth Transport Co Ltd, Great Yarmouth: accounts and other records c1920-50 (Accs 25/9/96 and 16/12/96)
  • Margaret Cook, brig: log 1850-52 (MC 661)

Tameside Archive Service

  • East Cheshire Light Railways Syndicate: minute book 1903-13 (Acc 2669)

Tyne & Wear Archives Service

  • North Eastern Railway Literary Institute: minutes and other records 1852 1923

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Corporation: transport records 1897-1970 (DX/415)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Registry of British ships, Scarborough: register of transactions 1855-1923 (NG/RS/SC)