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Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence re Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, 22 Dec. 1936-10 Nov. 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/2/43
Scope and Contents Correspondence between J.F. Owen, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and Major H.R. Kilner, Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd (Aircraft Section), Weybridge Works, Surrey, with many related letters, including correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and J.F. Dolan, Alfred Field & Co. Ltd, Sutton Coldfield, and Major John Robinson, Reiss, Bradley & Co. Ltd, London. There are also a few related papers, including a memorandum on aviation in China, 12 May 1944, 2 pages. The ring-binder is labelled...
Dates: 22 Dec. 1936-10 Nov. 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, 1963-1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/505
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related papers regarding the business of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd with Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd and its subsidiary Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineers) Ltd. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters to Matheson & Co. Ltd and copies of letters from the firm.

Dates: 1963-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Vickers Ltd: Records

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vickers
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers relating to the company as a whole, especially high-level minutes and legal and accounting papers, but has less comprehensive coverage of manufacturing activities at the Works, both at home and abroad. The bulk of the collection covers the period 1870-1970, and includes records of Armstrong-Whitworth. The material includes papers, photographic prints, and negatives. There are several important series within the collection. These include papers relating to the...
Dates: 1850 -1995 (approximate)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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