• Title
    Vulcan Foundry Ltd. Collection
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1910 - 1979
  • Creator
    • Vulcan Foundry LtdBiography
  • Scope and Content
    This archive consists of 16 volumes and 9 brochures concerning the locomotive production of the Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows.
  • Extent
    3 boxes
  • Physical description
    The items are in a good 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
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with the NRM access policy. Material from this archive is available to researchers through 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
  • 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 three series reflecting the nature of the record. These are Drawing Records, Manufacturing Records and Promotional Material.
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