• Title
    Records of English Electric Company Limited
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1918 - 1968
  • Creator
    • English Electric Company LimitedBiography
  • Scope and Content
    The records of the English Electric Company consist of photograph albums and diesel manuals, neither of which are clearly dated.
  • Extent
    9 boxes
  • Physical description
    This archive consists of 25 hard backed volumes; E/1/20 and E/1/21 are bound together with archival tape. There are in also 8 manuals, some of which are in a fair condition.
  • Language
  • Archival history
    The archive originated from GEC Alsthom who inherited records of English Electric when it took over the company. The archive was split up and acquired by the NRM via separate routes. It was decided to reunite the collection at the NRM.
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Railway Museum, York
  • Associated people and organisations
    • Southern Railway CompanyBiography
    • British Transport CommissionBiography
    • British Railways BoardBiography
    • Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns LtdBiography
    • Dick Kerr & Co LtdBiography
    • Willans & Robinson LtdBiography
    • Phoenix Dynamo Manufacturing CoBiography
    • Siemens Bros & Co LtdBiography
    • Marconi Instruments LtdBiography
    • Vulcan Foundry LtdBiography
    • Elliott Automation LimitedBiography
    • Hornbuckle, ThomasBiography
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with the NRM access policy. Material from this archive is available to researchers Search Engine
  • Conditions governing Reproduction
    Copies may be supplied of items from this archive provided that the copying process used does not damage the item or is not detrimental to its preservation. Copies will be supplied in accordance with the NRM’s terms and conditions for the supply and reproduction of copies, and the provisions of any relevant copyright legislation.
  • Related object
    • GEC Traction ArchiveNotes
    • Archive of Robert Stephenson & Co LtdNotes
    • R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co ArchiveNotes
    • Notes
    • Papers of J O P HughesNotes
    • Wilkes & Ashmore ArchiveNotes
    • Vulcan Foundry Ltd. CollectionNotes
  • Appraisal
    The archive has been appraised. Secondary and duplicate material has been removed. NRM Correspondence, transcripts of private researchers and NRM library material has been placed in the NRM registry files and the library collections respectively.
  • System of arrangement
    The original order of the archive has been difficult to ascertain. The archive has therefore been arranged into two main series reflecting the nature of the record. • Photograph Albums • Diesel Manuals There may be additional series in due course.
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