• Title
    Wilkes & Ashmore Archive
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1956 - 1966
  • Creator
    • Wilkes & AshmoreBiography
  • Scope and Content
    The collection consists of twenty-five folders created by Wilkes & Ashmore summarising their design work for the British Railways Board. Eleven of the folders take the form of progress reports relating to locomotive appearance design.
  • Extent
    1 box
  • Physical description
    All the folders and files are in good condition, although some photographs and illustrations have come loose.
  • Language
  • Archival history
    Purchased from Onslow’s Auctions Ltd., The Depot, 2 Michael Road, London, SW7 2AD, in November 2002.
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Railway Museum, York
  • Associated people and organisations
    • British Railways BoardBiography
    • British Railways Board Design PanelBiography
    • Pullman Car CompanyBiography
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with the NRM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through Search Engine
  • 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.
  • Related object
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  • Appraisal
    No appraisal of this collection has been undertaken.
  • System of arrangement
    The progress reports have been arranged in one continuous series, whilst the other folders and files have been arranged in chronological order to reflect the evolution of the designs.
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