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BW166

British Transport Commission

Description

Records of the British Transport Commission: general administrative, legal and financial papers and correspondence 1948-1962, solicitor's papers 1950-1960, assistant general manager's (commercial) papers 1952-1964, film agreements 1951-1971, publications 1948-1959, printed material kept for information by the British Transport Commission 1888-1961.

Date

1888-1971

Reference code

BW166

Access Status

These records are available immediately for research

Provenance

The records comprising this fonds have been deposited in the British Waterways Archive, Gloucester between 1963 and 2002. The material has come to the archive gradually over the years and many of the individual records, although indexed, have never been fully accessioned. As a result of this the exact provenance of much of the material and how it was collected is unknown. Most of the material has come from various British Waterways' offices, but some has been deposited by both British Waterways' employees and individuals with a background and/or interest in waterways. There are also a number of records which have been purchased from auction.

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