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  • Title
    Peter Handford Archive
  • Reference
    HAN
  • Production date
    1916 - 2007
  • Creator
    • Peter Thomas HandfordBiography
    • TransacordBiography
  • Scope and Content
    The archive collection includes original sound recordings on tape, LPs, cassette tapes, and CDs, photographs, film scripts and film ephemera, correspondence, business records, magazine articles and newspaper clippings.
  • Extent
    135 boxes, 1 file, 87 items
  • Language
    English, French
  • Archival history
    The papers and recordings were in the possession of Peter Handford until he transferred them to the National Railway Museum. They were transferred in many bundles over a period of several years.
  • Level of description
    TOP
  • Repository name
    National Railway Museum, York
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with NRM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through Search Engine. A Data Protection form must be signed before accessing this material
  • Conditions governing Reproduction
    Copies may be supplied of items in the collection, 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.
  • Appraisal
    Some duplicate items have been removed but otherwise all the papers and recordings transferred to the National Railway Museum have been preserved
  • System of arrangement
    Apart from the tapes which have reference numbers, there is no discernible original order. Notes on some of the bundles indicated the contents; however, upon inspection, correspondence relating to unrelated matters appeared. The material has been kept in the bundles as received and labelled in accordance with Peter Handford's notes. No attempt has been made to re-arrange the photographs. Items have been arranged in series relating to their subject matter. The series are as follows: HAN/1 - Papers relating to audio HAN/2 - Papers relating to film HAN/3 - Printed material HAN/4 - Correspondence HAN/5 - Magazines and press cuttings HAN/6 - Sound recordings HAN/7 - Film
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